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Members of the Barnard Griffin family of winemakers, who will be featured in the upcoming new Northwest Public Television series on the wine industry, are from left Elise Jackson, Megan Hughes, Deborah Barnard and Rob Griffin. Contributed photo.

New television series showcases Washington’s wineries and winemakers

Northwest Public Television is planning to create a television series that will showcase Northwest wine, beer and other spirits. The...
Local BMX riders take a turn at the Columbia Basin BMX track recently in Richland. The track has seen an improvement in facilities, a rise in membership, and the track has hoist to national events in 2014 and 2015. The track is bidding to host a 2017 national event.

Columbia Basin BMX track riding high

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB In 2007, Shawn and Maurine Meininger moved their family from the Portland area to the...
Baseball and softball fields throughout the Tri-Cities receive a lot of play from early spring to late summer — and they draw a lot of out-of-town visitors to the area. There are nearly 120 diamonds in the Tri-Cities, which has become a popular area for baseball and softball tournaments because of the area’s facilities, the mild weather and overall atmosphere.

Diamonds in the Desert: Tri-Cities’ sports fields catch a lot of cash for local economy

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB Steve Jensen lives in western Washington town of Arlington. But he just absolutely loves the...
Thrive Fitness Adventure’s first event series, Yoga in the Vines, is a unique wine country wellness and fitness experience that combines hiking, yoga, and wine tasting.

Outdoor fitness startup helps people connect with nature

Sarah Lingley is a civil engineer by day, but by night she is building an outdoor fitness startup that provides...
Tourism and Rec

Don’t be scammed when planning that summer getaway

By Veronica Craker for TCAJOB Have you noticed the sun starting to set later in the day? Can you hear...
Economic development professionals from four Eastern Washington Counties have created a new alliance to attract business to the region. Eastern Washington Economic Development Alliance members, from left: Joe Schmitt, Yakima County Development Association; Emily Braunwart, Grant County Economic Development Council; Gary Ballew, Port of Pasco; and Stephen McFadden, Adams County Development Council, attended the Northwest Food & Beverage Manufacturers Expo in Portland, Ore., and have more events on their schedules. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Faith Photography of Portland, Ore.

Eastern Washington alliance created for economic development

In the competitive world of business recruitment, communities usually compete against each other to recruit new companies. Four economic development...
PNNL

Technology test drive: PNNL offers exploratory licenses

By Frances White for TCAJOB Signing a two-page agreement and paying just $1,000 can get U.S. companies an opportunity to...
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When retirement is contingent on selling a business, extra attention is needed

By Beau Ruff for TCAJOB At some point, the lucky entrepreneur is able to realize the fruits of her success...
Lorenzo Luzi, Washington State University Tri-Cities Valedictorian

Valedictorian finds niche in electrical engineering

By Maegan Murray for TCAJOB Lorenzo Luzi was 4 years old when he moved with his parents to the United...
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Olympia misses another chance for quicker project reviews, job creation

By Sen. Sharon Brown Economic growth in Washington rests, in part, on political oversight. Our state faces a number of...

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