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A new food truck park and commercial building is under development at the corner of West Okanogan Place and Edison Street, near Kamiakin High School, in Kennewick. (Courtesy Bush Developments)

Edison Street food park under development in Kennewick

More opportunities are coming for food truck vendors and those who love to frequent them. Bush Developments is building a...
An aerial view of U Tank Farm on the Hanford site shows the completed evapotranspiration basin next to the tank farm. The basin will collect rainwater and snowmelt that runs off an interim surface barrier that Fowler General Construction will install this year. (Courtesy Office of Environmental Management)

Fowler lands $8.9M contract for Hanford work

Washington River Protection Solutions recently awarded a $8.9 million subcontract to Fowler General Construction to install an interim surface barrier...

Who deserves the Tri-Citian of the Year Award? Nominations are open 

Know an exemplary Tri-Citian who practices service above self?  Consider nominating them for this year’s Tri-Citian of the Year Award. ...
The U.S. Postal Service is holding a job fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Pasco Post Office, 3500 W. Court St. No appointment is necessary to attend. (Courtesy USPS)

Postal Service planning job fair in Pasco

Wondering what it takes to land a job with the U.S. Postal Service? Find out by attending a USPS job...
Plans for an Agricultural Innovation Center were outlined during the Tri-City Development Council's annual Economic Outlook on Feb. 1 in Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Plans to grow ag innovation center begin to take root

Randy Hayden spent two years shepherding the team that wooed Darigold Inc. to spend $500 million to build a state-of-the-art...
Dennis Schoeneberg, owner of Desert Gem & Appraisal at 306 W. Kennewick Ave., stands behind the counter of his rebuilt store. Desert Gem and most of the businesses displaced by the 2022 fire that ravaged the Cascade building in downtown Kennewick have reopened. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

A year later, Kennewick
businesses have put fire behind
them to move on

Firefighters working to contain a devastating fire in the Cascade building in downtown Kennewick entered a neighboring business at 6:30...

Richland native has hand in development of new cancer drug

Jackie Tyler Jackie Tyler knew in high school that she wanted to help cure diseases. But...

Market report: How 2023 is likely to react to 2022

As talk of a potential economic recession gathers steam, keep in mind that much of the widely forecasted economic weakness...
A farmer constructed the 500-foot Bateman Island causeway in the 1940s without permission. Today, the illegal structure blocks the confluence of the Columbia and Yakima rivers, creating warm, brackish conditions that are hostile to salmon and steelhead. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes removing it.  (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Richland braces for Bateman causeway removal

Richland is bracing for the impact of what removing the Bateman Island causeway will have on the Yakima River Delta...
Island View Grocery and 17 other properties at the Richland Wye will be listed for sale this month by the heirs of Jerry Sleater. The longtime grocer died in 2019, leaving a collection of properties that could help anchor the ongoing makeover of the Yakima River Delta waterfront. (Courtesy Stricker CRE)

Grandpa collected real estate. Now, 18 parcels at Richand Wye are for sale

Jerry Sleater was many things. A box boy in Pasco. A grocery store owner in Kennewick. A firefighter and a...

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