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A residential development takes shape in the Broadmoor area of western Pasco. In a normal year, word that Costco would build its second Tri-City store nearby would be the biggest business story of the year. But in 2021, it is one of many important developments. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Costco-anchored Broadmoor helps Pasco boom

Word that Costco likely will anchor new development at Pasco’s Broadmoor Boulevard would normally be one of the year’s top...
Lionel Kunka, a Kennewick golf pro, is considering pursuing the senior tour after he qualified for the U.S. Senior Open, held in July in Nebraska. He manages Golf Universe in Kennewick. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Kennewick golf manager eyes tour after U.S. Senior Open appearance

A Kennewick golf pro is considering joining the senior tour after he qualified for the U.S. Senior Open, held July...
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Chukar Cherries gets call out in Seattle mayoral election

Lorena Gonzalez Prosser’s Chukar Cherries is getting unusual attention after it played a starring role in...
Libby Boothe of Kennewick pours tea during a photo shoot for a Warrior Sisterhood calendar in this 2017 photo. The tea party photo is a nod to the annual Witches’ Tea Party she held every October in conjunction with her birthday, a tradition she kept up even while fighting Stage 4 breast cancer. She died July 23 at age 44. (Courtesy Scott Butner Photography)

Kennewick warrior wanted more late-stage research

When you join a cancer support group, you inevitably have to say goodbye to friends.  Over the years, this has been the...
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A common refrain plays again: vaccinate, social distance, wear masks

Mask up, folks. As the delta variant drives Covid-19 rates up to 2020 levels, the business community wonders what the...
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Armed with data and anecdotes, United Way sharpens focus on families, kids

LoAnn Ayers Programs that help families and kids thrive will be the sole focus of the...
Spectrum Studios is a new nonprofit operating Art on the Columbia at 830 N. Columbia Center Blvd. in Kennewick. Its goal is to provide jobs to young adults on the autism spectrum. Here’s the team, back row, from left: Ashlyn Lockwood, Kevin Pearson, Jim Pridemore, Karen Pridemore, Jaden Julio, Garret Mashaw. Front row, from left: Tyler Pridemore, Alicia Lenz, Chantz Miner, Abi Dayton, Cameron Hails. (Courtesy Spectrum Studios)

New nonprofit wants to employ more workers on the spectrum

The 2021 pandemic prompted plenty of Tri-City businesses to reassess and regroup. For Jim and Karen Pridemore, the pause allowed...
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Energy Northwest selects a new CEO

Robert “Bob” Schuetz Energy Northwest executive Robert “Bob” Schuetz is the new chief executive officer for...
Tri-City native Arthur Baranovskiy launched a drafting and design company called AYB Drafting, based in Richland that taps into skills, education and talent found locally. Baranovskiy founded his company while still completing his electrical engineering degree at Washington State University Tri-Cities. (Courtesy Arthur Baranovskiy)

Delta High grad-turned-entrepreneur solves problems with design

Arthur Baranovskiy, who credits YouTube and Pasco’s Delta High School for propelling him into technical drawing, is building a successful...
Elaina Morrow began as a bridal consultant in 2013 and bought the former Amy’s Bridal from her mentor in 2020 and renamed it RoseLily Bridal. Adapting to shifting regulations has helped the business continue serving brides. (Courtesy Angela Johnson Photography)

Richland bridal shop finds new ways to dress wedding parties

One new Richland business knew brides would “say yes to the dress” if they could. RoseLily Bridal is doing whatever...

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