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Q&A with Zahra Roach

Executive Director Children’s Developmental Center Zahra Roach Employees you oversee: 41 What is the Environmental Molecular Sciences Brief background of...
Owner Scott Conrad stands in front of his shoe inventory at Runners Soul at 5020 W. Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick. (Photo by Jeff Morrow)

Runners Soul finds right shoe so your feet will thank you

On a recent Friday morning, customers were coming into Runners Soul at a steady flow. Suddenly, a woman and her...

Team with Tri-City ties advances in $2M XPRIZE contest

A team with Tri-City ties has advanced to the semifinalist round of a months-long contest aimed at connecting workers to...
James Mattis, a Richland native and former U.S. Secretary of Defense, left, chats with Bernadette “Bernie” Gagnier, a Washington State University Tri-Cities wine science alumna and current WSU graduate student, during the Sept. 8 dedication for his namesake library in the university’s Veterans Center. A ceremony preceded celebrating the school’s expanded Veterans Memorial. The library is a permanent installation featuring books that Mattis called influential to his career. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

WSU Tri-Cities honors veterans with help from Gen. Mattis

Gen. James Mattis, a Richland native and former U.S. Secretary of Defense, spoke at Washington State University Tri-Cities' Sept. 8...
Jared Walther, a former nuclear industry executive and cybersecurity expert, is converting a former strip club on South Gum Street into a Mexican grocery. It’s one of two investments in downtown Kennewick for Walther and his faith-led group of investors. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Faith-led investor wants to rehab downtown, starting with old strip club

A casino-turned-strip club in downtown Kennewick will reopen as a Mexican grocery following a remodel by a faith-led investment group...
The Port of Kennewick expects to hang a “For Sale” sign at Columbia Gardens, its wine-themed urban village near the base of the cable bridge, in September, and at Vista Field, the former municipal airport, a few months later. (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

‘For Sale’ signs coming to Columbia Gardens, Vista Field – at last

Years after Columbia Gardens and its sister development, Vista Field, began taking shape in Kennewick, private developers will finally get...
Thelbert “Thadd” Lawson toured the former Albertsons in downtown Richland as a possible location for a new Veterans Warehouse Thrift Store, but the board of his nonprofit said it would cost too much money to rewire the building and make other improvements. (Photo by TCAJOB)

Veterans Warehouse eyed Richland’s old Albertsons but seeks alternative spot

Thelbert “Thadd” Lawson Thelbert “Thadd” Lawson toured a former Albertsons in Richland as a possible new...
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. will open a 2,333-square-foot fast-casual restaurant serving up New Orleans-style food, including spicy chicken, chicken tenders, fried shrimp and other regional items, at 240 N. Ely St. in Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s menu coming to Kennewick

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. will build its first Tri-City location at 240 N. Ely St., the site of a now-closed...
Courtesy LIGO Hanford Observatory

LIGO science center construction nears completion

Completion of the $7.7 million LIGO Exploration Center, called LExC, is on track to be completed by the end of...
Photo by Wendy Culverwell

Massive warehouses to bring 1,200 jobs to east Pasco

Two warehouses, each more than 1 million square feet, will bring nearly 1,200 jobs to South...

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