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Construction is underway on a new $1.6 million office building at Senior Life Resources Northwest at 1824 Fowler St. in Richland. (Photo by Kristina Lord)

Senior-focused agency breaks ground on $1.6M building

Senior Life Resources Northwest is adding a new building to its Richland campus. The $1.6 million, 6,100-square-foot building will be...
Kathy Peoples opened Peoples Fitness Journey at 1221 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, fulfilling her dream of opening a gym when she retired from UPS Inc. (Courtesy Kathy Peoples)

Retired UPS exec opens small gym at Richland Wye

Kathy Peoples has opened Peoples Fitness Journey at the Richland Wye, fulfilling a dream of opening a health-related business when...
A grant designed to transform downtown Kennewick’s Flag Plaza could help to expand its farmers market, host more frequent and diverse events and create space for public gatherings and food truck dining.

Downtown group to use grant to transform Flag Plaza

A grant designed to transform downtown Kennewick’s Flag Plaza could help to expand its farmers market, host more frequent and...
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory soon will select a design and construction contractor for the $75 million Grid Storage Launchpad facility. This is a conceptual rendering of what the GSL facility could look like on the Richland campus. (Courtesy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

DOE taps Houston team to design, build PNNL ‘Launchpad’

A pair of Houston-based partners will design and build the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s $75 million Grid Storage Launchpad.  Harvey|Harvey-Cleary and...
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Yes, we messed up the front page 

Dear print readers,  You may have had a sense of deja vu when reading the front page of our April...
The Port of Kennewick has spent nearly $450,000 to investigate and resolve a complaint against Commissioners Don Barnes and Tom Moak by Commissioner Skip Novakovich. The figure includes Barnes’ $49,000 legal bill after he was exonerated.

Port of Kennewick bill for complaint tops $450,000

The Port of Kennewick has spent nearly $450,000 to address an “anonymous” complaint against two commissioners over a land sale...
Cody Easterday, 49, of Mesa, faces a 20-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in a $244 million "ghost-cattle" scheme that targeted Tyson Foods Inc. and CME Group Inc.

Easterday pleads guilty in $244M cattle fraud, faces 20 years

A Mesa man faces a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to defrauding Tyson Foods Inc. and CME Group Inc....
Port of Kennewick, 350 Clover Island Drive, Kennewick. (Courtesy Port of Kennewick)

Police chief kicks off campaign season with run for port seat

Kennewick police Chief Ken Hohenberg is running for the Kennewick Port Commission seat held by Don Barnes in the 2021 election....
JMS Development will kick off work to develop a mini city at Pasco’s Osprey Pointe this year when it begins construction of a 76,000-square-foot marketplace to house 120 vendors. A hotel, 600 or more units of housing, entertainment venues and more will follow under a development agree-ment with the Port of Pasco. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

It’s go time for Pasco’s Osprey Pointe market

James Sexton is taking meetings with prospective vendors and ordering a pole building that will form the heart of an...
Avelo Airlines, based in Burbank, California, launches April 28 with three flights daily to the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco. The move fulfills a 2020 prediction that Pasco stood to gain flights because of the Covid-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Avelo Airlines)

Airline veteran brings new carrier to Pasco, right on schedule

A Texas-based company led by the former head of Allegiant Air is launching a new carrier April 28 with a...

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