New law will ease burden of future long-term care needs

Many of us don’t think about or plan for long-term care until a crisis strikes or urgency forces our hand....

Long-term care tax is the wrong answer to a good question

Starting Jan. 1, more of your paycheck will go missing if you are a W2 worker in Washington. The state...

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...

New data offers a glimpse of Washington’s nascent pandemic recovery

In the fourth quarter of 2020, retail sales came roaring back in Wahkiakum County. The small county in southwest Washington...

We must put a stop to catastrophic wildfires

This summer, with severe drought and hot temperatures throughout the West, the threat of wildfires is once again at the...

Could Japanese hydrogen pilot work in Washington?

The 2020 Toyko Olympics were billed as the “Hydrogen Olympics.” Then along came Covid-19 and sporting events worldwide were put...

3 big food processors choose Pasco, betting on future Tri-City success

You may have noticed that our July issue’s front page, the spot where we put our most compelling news, is...

Labor shortage emerges as major issue for employers

What a difference a year makes. As Washington emerges from the pandemic, one of the biggest challenges facing many employers...

Tree farms may be key to cutting greenhouse gases

As climate change concerns grow, researchers are turning to small tree farmers for help. Actually, tree farms have been helping...

Our state’s powerhouse ag industry takes center stage in June edition

June always brings a spring to our step at the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business as we explore the state...

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