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New $22M Trios birthing center speeds up plans for recovery center

  Trios Health is moving its birthing center to Southridge, a move that speeds up plans to transform the former...
The new Crumbl Cookie shop will sell its cookies at 2665 Queensgate Blvd. in Richland's Vintner Square, sharing a strip mall anchored by Five Guys and Maurices near Target.

Gourmet cookie shop coming to Richland 

A cookie shop featuring a weekly rotating menu of more than 120 specialty flavors is opening next month in Richland.  Crumbl Cookie plans its grand...
Layers of signs highlight building activity at the Vintner Square development off Queensgate Drive in Richland. (Photo: Paul T. Erickson)

Jersey Mike’s opening first Tri-City sub shop in Richland

Jersey Mike’s Subs will open its first Tri-City shop at Vintner Square in Richland this fall. A company spokesman confirmed...
A work crew prepares a foundation for a home at Aho Constructions The Heights at Red Mountain Ranch development in West Richland. The project is providing a “relief valve” for the Tri-Cities' heated housing market. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Homebuilding pushes construction as commercial work lags

Tri-City construction topped the $1 billion mark in 2020, no thanks to the Covid-19 work stoppages, slowdowns and even a...

Tri-Cities Airport holds line as traffic falls by more than half

There is no way to dress it up: The Covid-19 pandemic battered – and continues to batter – the Tri-Cities...
Thelbert M. “Thadd” Lawson Jr. stands inside the new Veterans Warehouse Thrift Store at 908 N. Colorado St. in Kennewick, the site of the former Sports Authority store that closed in 2016. The Army veteran suffered PTSD and served in prison before turning his life around to help veterans through the nonprofit Operation Veterans Assistance & Humanitarian Aid, based in Wenatchee. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Old Sports Authority near Columbia Center to reopen as veteran-focused thrift shop

  The former Sports Authority store at Kennewick’s Columbia Center will reopen this spring as Veterans Warehouse Thrift Store, the...

Easterday hires restructuring team to negotiate phony cattle claims, bankruptcy

One of the region’s largest farm operations has hired a Nevada firm to restructure its multimillion-dollar business as it navigates...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory materials scientist Curtis Larimer led a research team to develop ElastiDry Protective Coating. He presented the invention at the National Labs Accelerator Pitch Event in December. ElastiDry is a liquid-shedding substance built into latex and nitrile materials that retains durability and repellency even when stretched, which will add a layer of protection to medical PPE. (Photo by Andrea Starr / Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

Business leaders help PNNL pitch invention at national competition

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory invention won top honors at a recent national pitch contest, thanks to its water-repellent qualities...

Q&A with Michele Gerber, Ph.D.

President, Benton Franklin Recovery Coalition Michele Gerber Number of employees you oversee: 100+ Brief background of recovery coalition: The coalition...

Advisor Benefits lives on as Advisor Health Benefits with new employee owner

Kevin Husted Kevin Husted, a longtime Tri-City insurance benefits broker, had a busy fall. Husted bought...

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New $22M Trios birthing center speeds up plans for recovery center

Gourmet cookie shop coming to Richland 

Jersey Mike’s opening first Tri-City sub shop in Richland


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