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Nate Taylor is general manager of Boiada Brazilian Grill, a restaurant that opened in Kennewick and is expanding to Spokane. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Tri-City businesses find success with new locations in Spokane

While many business owners felt fortunate to have emerged from the pandemic still operating, a handful of Tri-City entrepreneurs decided...
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Remove beneficiary designations on non-retirement accounts

Non-retirement investment accounts are often set up with wealth management firms. When the account is set up, there is an...
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Owners of Pasco’s oldest restaurant plan to retire

Pasco’s oldest continuously operating restaurant has been serving the Tri-City community for 58 years. Chinese Gardens at 1520 N. Fourth...
Entrepreneur Chauné Fitzgerald has a wide-ranging influence on the Tri-City community: empowering other business owners, speaking for the voiceless and creating positive change. (Courtesy Chauné Fitzgerald)

Longtime community leader works to make an impact

Chauné Fitzgerald continues to make a mark on the Tri-City community through her volunteer work and advocacy, operating her own...
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Q&A with Naima Chambers-Smith

Naima Chambers-Smith CEO Tri-Cities Diversity & Inclusion Council Naima Chambers-Smith Number of employees you oversee: We have less than five...
Irving, left, and Omar Ortega own Pasco’s The Granite Guy LLC, along with Irving’s wife Cassandra. They said a lot of their customers are in eastern Oregon. (Courtesy Granite Guy LLC)

The Granite Guy aims to meet demand for quality countertops

Installing unique, shiny granite surfaces is The Granite Guy’s specialty. The family-owned company, located just upriver from the cable bridge...
Brigette Rose takes a bat to old electronics at Take A Break at 309 W. Kennewick Ave. in downtown Kennewick. She created the business to give people a safe place to release tension and anxiety by breaking boxes, popping bubble wrap and yes, taking a bat to various items. (Courtesy Take A Break)

Need to release some tension? Take A Break here

The words scrawled on the walls after a smashing session at Take A Break in Kennewick show the catharsis. “Women...
Developers terrace home sites on the south side of Thompson Hill, near Kennewick’s Southridge High School. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

GMA is aggravating housing shortage in Tri-Cities, officials say

A young relative asked Jeff Losey if he should wait for the housing market to cool down before purchasing his...
Ben Franklin Transit’s Queensgate Transit Hub will feature drop off and pick up bays as well as secured bicycle parking and recharging stations for the electrical buses of the future. (Courtesy Ben Franklin Transit)

Transit hub to anchor development near Queensgate wine village

Ben Franklin Transit is embedding a transit hub into the heart of a future development in one of the most...
Great Floors of Coeur d’Alene sold five stores, including the one in Kennewick, in a sale-leaseback deal worth nearly $33 million. The flooring retailer signed 10-year leases and will continue operating in the stores as a tenant., (TCAJOB file photo)

Great Floors sells real estate portfolio, including Kennewick store

Great Floors, the Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based flooring chain, sold five locations in a $33 million sale-leaseback deal that includes its...

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