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Revenue leads tax relief effort for sports leagues, recreational activities

To collect or not to collect retail sales tax has been an ongoing question for many sports leagues and recreational...
Holli Calder-Cox, Director of Project Warm Up stands in front of yarn supplies

Volunteers spread warmth throughout the Tri-Cities for three decades

By Elena Olmstead It's hard to imagine the impact Project Warm Up has had on the communities throughout Benton and...
The Building Operations Control Center at PNNL

Test bed advances Washington State as a hotbed of energy innovation

by PNNL staff The U.S. Department of Energy is matching a $2.25 million Clean Energy Fund grant from the Washington...
John Paul Dejoria, co-founder and CEO of Paul Mitchell autographs a workbook.

Lucas Marc Academy transitions to Paul Mitchell School

The former Lucas Marc Academy, a beauty academy, will now bear one of the most recognized names in the salon...
Master Gardeners of Benton-Franklin counties at the new Waterfall Classroom in the Demonstration Garden in Kennewick.

Master Gardeners’ dedicate new open air Waterfall Classroom

Cake, applause and good wishes were shared during the grand opening of the Washington State University Master Gardeners of Benton-Franklin...

Networking — November 2015

HomeStreet Bank honored HomeStreet Bank has received the 2015 American Bankers Association Community Commitment Award for its Hometown Home Loan...
Rachel Kronberg, left, and Jessica Hendrickson (holding baby Fischer Kronberg) own Locally Curated, a shop complete with spa, photography studio, and organic botanicals.

Locally Curated showcases local artists’ wares, spa and photography services

Locally Curated opened at 19 Cascade Street, Kennewick in February and has morphed into a harmony of services and products...

Washington ranks so-so in new ranking of education, transportation and economic vitality

By Kris Johnson Almost a year ago, a coalition of employer groups launched an initiative called Opportunity Washington to help...
Tracy Horner creating cloth designs.

Talented West Richland woman designs in cross-stitch

Tracy Horner of West Richland creates artistic patterns by linking together tiny x-shaped stiches. Horner creates patterns for counted cross-stitch,...
Shoppers checking out the wares at Beaver's Bark in Richland.

Holiday shopping opportunities abound at local small businesses

It may be a couple of weeks before the Christmas shopping season truly sets in, but local retail districts and...

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