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Mustangs for Mustangs

Mustangs for Mustangs helps families by tackling immediate needs head-on

Mustangs for Mustangs is a philanthropic organization born almost two years ago and somewhat by accident, said organizer Brett Dillahunt. The mission, however, is quite deliberate — to “Stampede the Needs” of its extended (Prosser) Mustang alumni family. Dillahunt is a Prosser High School history teacher. Prosser High School has been his home-away-from-home for the […]

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Broadmoor Storge Solutions

Broadmoor Storage Solutions to add 125 new units off Sandifur

Tri-Cities area residents will soon have additional places to store their extra furniture, family keepsakes, even out-of-season toys like boats and RVs. Broadmoor Storage Solutions, Inc., is adding 125 storage units to those already at 9335 Sandifur Parkway in Pasco. Sound Investment Group LLC, a Tri-Cities’ company, owns the facility. The architect was Money Engineering […]

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Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation

Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation leads expansion capital campaign

It’s been more than two decades since the Tri-Cities Cancer Center first opened its doors. The Cancer Center started as a partnership between three local hospitals, Kadlec Regional Medical Center, Lourdes Health System and Kennewick General Hospital, now known as Trios Health. The vision was to create a nonprofit medical center to treat cancer and […]

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Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group acquires Walla Walla’s Seven Hills Winery

Crimson Wine Group (OTCQB: CWGL) has purchased the Seven Hills Winery in Walla Walla for $5.75 million. Seven Hills was founded in 1988 by Casey McClellan, the winemaker, and his wife, Vicky. It was the fifth winery in Walla Walla at the time. Casey McClellan was a fourth-generations farmer who planted the Seven Hills Vineyard […]

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BioLife Plasma

New 16,700-sq.-ft. plasma collection center coming to Pasco

A new 16,700-sq.-ft. BioLife Plasma Center will be built at the southeast corner of Road 76 and Wrigley Drive in Pasco, across from the Mid-Columbia Library’s West Pasco branch. The general contractor on the construction project, which is estimated at $2.7 million, is W.D.S. Construction Inc., of Beaver Dam, Wis. BioLife operates plasma donation centers […]

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DOE Land Transfer

TRIDEC transfers former DOE land to Port of Benton, Richland

City of Richland, Port of Benton and Tri-City Development Council officials celebrated the official transfer of 1,341 acres of former Department of Energy land to the city and port in early February. Last fall, the U.S. Department of Energy finalized the transfer of 1,641 acres to TRIDEC, stipulating the land be turned over to the […]

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Tri-Cities economy shows strength and position for growth

Although the Tri-Cities unemployment rate is still higher than the state and nation, other economic indicators are strong in the Mid-Columbia. Local industry leaders and experts, from economists and realtors to hospitality and government officials gave their summaries of the 2015 Tri-Cities economy and forecasts for the upcoming year at TRIDEC’s 17th Annual Economic Outlook, […]

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Megan Savely from Frost Me Sweet

Local chefs, school districts offer spring cooking classes

Learn some new culinary techniques, test out some tasty recipes and enjoy spending time with fellow foodies at one of the many cooking classes being offered now through this spring. Kennewick Community Education has an impressive list of classes to choose from ranging from traditional Jewish dishes to Chinese cuisine, quick pasta sauces to cupcake […]

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