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Windsor Fashions, Columbia Center

Fashionista brand Windsor rides Covid-19 recovery to Columbia Center mall

Windsor Fashions LLC, a fast-fashion brand offering a mix of formal and casual apparel for women, opened Nov. 11 at Columbia...
Cindy Mosley-Cleary, owner of The Lady Bug Shoppe in downtown Kennewick, poses in front of her store at 304 W. Kennewick Ave., as Alicia Michaliszyn of Allusions Art & Design paints a winter scene featuring glittery red cardinals, a symbol of hope — and Mosley-Cleary’s hopes for a successful shopping season. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Tri-City shopkeepers bring grit, good luck to holiday shopping season

By Wendy Culverwell and Kristina Lord Cindy Mosley-Cleary took over a gift shop in downtown Kennewick about six years ago...
Carbitex-footwear

Four years ago, Carbitex bet its future on footwear – it’s paying off

Junus Khan Carbitex Inc., the Kennewick tech manufacturer that turns carbon fabric into flexible carbon composites,...
Mark Gloy, left, general manager of Executech Spokane, shakes hands with Paul Carlisle, general manager of Executech Tri-Cities. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Richland IT support startup acquired by Utah company

Years after a Richland entrepreneur launched a business and grew it into an established IT support provider, a Utah company...
Regional entrepreneurs Christina Lomasney, left, and Paul Carlisle have signed on to serve as mentors in Washington State University Tri-Cities’ new Entrepreneurs in Residence program. The program aims to connect students to these successful entrepreneurs for coaching and connections. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

WSU Tri-Cities launches new entrepreneur mentorship program

Washington State University Tri-Cities has launched a new Entrepreneurs in Residence program to provide students with direct connections to successful...
The Bob will honor the late Robert “Bob” Young, a Tri-City apartment developer who died in 2014. Construction on the 192-unit Class A apartment project begins in early 2022. (Courtesy Nick Wright)

New apartment project honors pioneering builder

The late developer Robert “Bob” Young liked to give his apartment complexes dignified names. The Villas. Washington Square. Broadmoor. Jadwin...
Benton County District Court Judge Dan Kathren, left, and Ryan Washburn, case manager for Veterans Court, say the therapeutic court for veterans accused of crimes is turning lives around. Franklin County is piloting a test case that supporters hope will lead to the program expanding there too. (Courtesy Benton County)

Veterans Court is changing lives in Benton County. Will Franklin follow?

  Judge Dan Kathren expected miracles in 2019, when Benton County launched a special court to help veterans charged with...
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Q&A with Jason Mercier

Washington Policy Center Government Reform Director Jason Mercier What is the Washington Policy Center? Washington Policy Center (WPC) is an...
CannabisSales

Benton County cannabis sales increase 16% in FY2021

Recreational cannabis sales in Benton County reached more than $39.6 million in fiscal year 2021. That’s up 16% from $34...
Port of Kennewick, 350 Clover Island Drive, Kennewick. (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Port of Kennewick CEO survives contentious job review

Tim Arntzen, longtime CEO of the Port of Kennewick, narrowly survived a job challenge during a stormy performance review by...

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West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce in Person Luncheon Meeting

December 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Tri-City Family Expo 2022: Pirate Fairies

January 28 2022 - January 29 2022

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