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Chaplaincy Health is based at 1480 Fowler St., Richland. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Longtime leader steers Chaplaincy through transition to new executive director

A well-known Tri-City business leader is at the helm of Chaplaincy Health Care while the hospice agency seeks a leader...
The Broetje Family Trust is employing solar power and water recycling to fulfill its stewardship mission as it builds a new office and school building at Tierra Vida in east Pasco. Chervenell Construction is the general contractor for the project, which opens this summer. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell )

Broetje Family Trust brings a green touch to its east Pasco quarters

The Broetje Family Trust is turning to solar power and water recycling to help fulfill its stewardship mission as it...
As more workers become vaccinated and return to the office, state and local rideshare proponents hope they’ll consider rideshare options, like Ben Franklin Transit’s vanpool program, to reduce ground-level ozone levels. (Courtesy Ben Franklin Transit)

Air pollution improves but region still has highest levels in state

The Tri-Cities’ ozone levels, the highest in the state, have landed the region on national and state watch lists for...
George Perkins, left, chats with his audiologist, Neil Aiello, at his Kennewick home. The 83-year-old was the first patient to use Columbia Basin Hearing Center’s new mobile clinic, called Hear For You. (Courtesy Columbia Basin Hearing Center)

Hearing clinic adds house calls to its menu of services

George Perkins doesn’t have to worry about navigating his wheelchair into the offices of Columbia Basin Hearing Center to see...

Can you opt out of state’s new Long Term Care Act and tax? Should you?

Washington state has adopted a first-of-its-kind law that both provides a new long-term care benefit and pays for the new...
Jamie and Loren Wikstrand stand behind a newly remodeled checkout counter inside David’s Shoes, 201 W. Kennewick Ave., the store they recently bought and updated with a modern look with new shoe lines and clothes from White Bluffs Boutique, an online-only clothing store. (Photo  by Robin Wojtanik)

New owners reboot longtime downtown Kennewick shoe store

A fashion enthusiast followed her dream of owning not just one – but two – businesses, now located under one...
Iconic Brewery will join the lineup of breweries and other dining venues at Richland’s Horn Rapids Industrial Park. Owners Matt and Debbie Driscoll secured a $400,000 equipment loan from the Hanford Area Economic Investment Fund to equip the brewery, which is being built by Total Site Services. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Iconic Brewery to bring beer, wine to Horn Rapids

The Tri-Cities’ fledgling craft brewery community is about to gain a new member. Iconic Brewery will open in late June...
Veronica Delgado of Pasco shows off a bunch of fresh-picked organic cilantro that she sells at her storefront, 528 W. Clark St. in Pasco. She opened the store in July 2020. (Courtesy Veronica’s Fresh Produce)

Pasco produce store opens amid shutdown, nears first anniversary

As a teenager Veronica Delgado worked in the Pasco Specialty Kitchen with a woman who made her own jams and...
Construction begins in June on The Nineteen, a $13 million luxury office-and-apartment project at 19 S. Auburn St., the first new private development in downtown Kennewick in recent memory.(Courtesy The Nineteen )

Construction starts in June on luxe project in downtown Kennewick

The Nineteen, a luxury office-and-apartment project planned for downtown Kennewick, will break ground in June. The project, first announced in...
Sun Pacific Energy of Kennewick will install its fifth edition of Firehouse Subs at its next Sun Market convenience store and gas station, at West Richland’s Belmont district at 6255 Keene Road. Construction begins this spring. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Firehouse Subs brand expands to the west

Sun Pacific Energy, which operates a string of Firehouse Subs-anchored Sun Market convenience stores and gas stations in the Mid-Columbia...

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