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Amazon confirms plans to build 2 Pasco distribution centers

Amazon Inc. confirmed Sept. 16 that it will open two distribution centers, each more than 1 million square feet, on...
The Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center is at 2140A Wine Country Road in Prosser. (File photo)

WSU Tri-Cities inks $25K lease for Walter Clore Center

Washington State University Tri-Cities is setting up camp in Prosser.  The school has agreed to lease the closed Walter Clore Wine &...
Leo Morales reopened Havana Café, 404 W. Lewis St., Pasco, on Aug. 26 after a three-month closure. He and other downtown business owners are pleading with the city to help them invest in the sprinklers old buildings need to open safely. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Old buildings pose costly challenges to downtown Pasco business owners

Leo Morales was pleasantly surprised Aug. 26, the day his Havana Café reopened in downtown Pasco after a three-month closure....
Hanford workers conduct a test run of delivery of the 13 chemicals that will form glass to immobilize hazardous and radioactive waste in preparation for the start of vitrification in 2024. (Courtesy U.S. Department of Energy)

Pasco company supplies ingredients to bake Hanford waste into glass

A Pasco ag chemical firm is supplying the Hanford site with the ingredients it needs to bake radioactive and hazardous...
Valerie Driver, owner of Richland’s Spudnut Shop, has worked for more than 50 years in the restaurant started by her father and uncle. She recently spent tens of thousands of dollars to update the doughnut shop after it and neighbors in the Uptown Shopping Center were sued in federal court for allegations they violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Spudnut remodels to meet ADA requirements after suit

Modern updates have come to Richland’s famed Spudnut Shop, but not from a voluntary desire to change the space that...
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Leader of downtown Pasco group out as board assesses next steps

Gustavo GutierrezGomez Gustavo Gutierrez Gomez has left the Downtown Pasco Development Authority, the nonprofit group that...
Layna Kinsman, left, and Ellen LeVee of the Tri-City chapter of the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association prepare gift baskets to hand out during the first in-person meeting in more than a year. (Courtesy Mary Alice Binder)

Retired federal employees group celebrates 50 years of advocacy and fellowship

The Tri-City chapter of the National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association launched its 50th year with a return to...

Three Rivers takes over Tri-Cities Wine Festival

The Three Rivers Convention Center is taking over the Tri-Cities Wine Festival after its longtime co-producer pulled the plug on...

Can’t find people to hire? It helps to understand complexity of labor market

Despite the challenges with the Covid-19 Delta variant, companies continue to add jobs – a good sign of economic stabilization....

Estate planning for retirees: changes to watch for and how to navigate them

When it comes to estate planning, there are many variables for retirees to consider, with one of the biggest being...

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