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Neil Lampson, founder of Lampson International Co., and Walt Trask, its head engineer, designed the company headquarters to resemble the boom of a crane. Forty-plus years later, it has not been significantly altered and continues to serve Kennewick’s iconic crane company well. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Lampson’s unique office is nod to company’s business

Neil and Billie Jane Lampson didn’t have to look far for inspiration when they decided their growing crane company needed...
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Legislature convenes with new faces and familiar issues

The 2023 Washington Legislature convened on Jan. 9 with a slew of new lawmakers and a lengthy list of familiar...
Carol Travis, ag educator at New Horizons High School in Pasco, launched the thriving Future Farmers of America chapter in 2010. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Ag educators shine in 2023 Mid-Columbia Hall of Fame

As a high schooler, Carol Travis was drawn to the flowers her classmates carried around Spokane’s Ferris High School, the...

Tri-City native headlines brunch to benefit Carson College

Cole Morgan, a Tri-Citian by birth who established Snap! Raise, will headline an upcoming brunch to benefit the Carson College...
Paul Shelp, executive director of the Dispute Resolution Center of Tri-Cities. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

Trained mediators help to find common ground in workplace and beyond

It can be challenging to work out differences. Sometimes it’s hard to see another’s viewpoint. Sometimes it’s hard to look...

Q&A with Eric Eisinger

Benton County Prosecuting Attorney Eric Eisinger Number of employees you oversee: As the Benton County prosecuting attorney, I oversee 63...

AG proposes legislative reforms to protect data privacy

Statewide data breaches remain at record-breaking levels, prompting the state Attorney General to propose legislative reforms to protect data privacy....

Legal Aid Society honors attorneys who give back

The Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society honored an attorney and a legal technician with its highest awards for their service...
As opposed to traditional architects, whose focus is typically on buildings, interior spaces and mechanical systems, landscape architects are all about the site. Architects West designed Northwest Farm Credit Services’ office in Pasco featuring a layout concept centered around a 21st century activity center. (Courtesy Architects West)

Landscape architects see growing interest in Tri-City market 

As the Tri-Cities expands and reimagines itself in the wake of tremendous growth and an ongoing influx of new residents,...
Meier Architecture - Engineering staff focus on a wide range of services for clients throughout Washington and Oregon. From left are Paul Giever, Thomas Kastner, Bobbi Keen and Antony Cockbain. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Employee-owned firm creates blueprint for sustained success

From small updates to large-scale projects, commercial or residential, Meier Architecture - Engineering has designed a wide range of structures...

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