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Mid-Columbia Libraries

Mid-Columbia Libraries opens renovated West Richland branch

The remodel of Mid-Columbia Libraries’ West Richland branch was recently completed, reopening April 27. The $251,500 remodel at 3803 W. Van Giesen St. included the installation of new shelving, paint, furniture, electrical outlets, an improved story time area for children and custom artwork celebrating the Mid-Columbia region’s unique culture and history. In addition, new materials…

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

St. Joseph Catholic Church finishes new parish office

St. Joseph Catholic Church in Kennewick completed its new parish office and Sedlacek Reception Center this month. The three-story, 16,000-square-foot new addition to the parish property at 520 S. Garfield St. will help to accommodate the church’s ongoing growth by providing new office space for parish clergy and staff, as well as additional gathering space.…

Columbia Park Golf Links

Columbia Park Golf Links opens new clubhouse

Columbia Park Golf Links’ new Columbia River Landing opens this month as the new clubhouse for the 18-hole golf course in Columbia Park in Kennewick. The new building features a pro shop with retail sales area, indoor/outdoor restaurant and events venue with capacity to seat about 150 people. It also boasts a riverview patio. The…

Pasco Vision Clinic

Pasco Vision Clinic renovates office

Pasco Vision Clinic celebrates its 50th year in business with the opening of its newly renovated office at 2715 W. Court St. in Pasco. The 15,000-square-foot complex was gutted, stripped and renovated inside and out. The main building, which consists of 6,700 square feet, houses the vision clinic, while one 1,550-square-foot unit – it’s one…

Attorney Beau Ruff works for Cornerstone Wealth Strategies in Kennewick.

Keep the family farm with farm deduction

By Beau Ruff Should a person gift the farm before death to avoid the complexity of probate and the estate tax? Probably not. The family farm occupies a unique position in Washington state estate taxation. It is arguably one of the best assets to own at death for a wealthy family. It has the benefit…

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Legislature OKs funds for Mid-Columbia projects

The state’s new two-year budget includes several million dollars in projects for the Tri-City area, including two big Richland projects: a $27 million new academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities and a $15.2 million military readiness center in the Horn Rapids area. In north Richland, $7.7 million has been earmarked for a Laser Interferometer…

Artz Vineyard

Red Mountain vineyard sells to Kiona owner

One of the most important vineyards on Red Mountain has been sold. Artz Vineyard, planted in 1997, was bought this spring by Scott Williams, second-generation winemaker of Kiona Vineyards & Winery. Williams and his wife Vicky already own several top vineyards on the ridge that many winemakers consider the top grape region in Washington. Their…

Planet Fitness

Planet Fitness to open in Richland on George Washington Way

Richland will be home to the Tri-Cities’ third Planet Fitness gym this fall. The new fitness center will be at 1711 George Washington Way, Suite 399, in a storefront formerly occupied by Mid-Columbia Wine and Spirits, next door to Office Depot. The Washington Plaza development in north Richland is anchored by Safeway. Planet Fitness recently…

Lamb Weston expanding with $2.2M building

Lamb Weston is adding a potato storage building in Paterson to support its expanded operations across the Columbia River in Oregon. The new building is under construction at 158695 Highway 221 in Paterson. It is valued at $2.2 million and will have the capacity to hold 15,000 tons of potatoes. At the end of 2017,…

Vista Field

Construction underway on Vista Field

In less than a year, Vista Field’s first shovel-ready parcels are expected to be available to developers. Plans to turn the former airport into a 103-acre pedestrian-focused urban center took a tangible step forward with a ground-breaking ceremony in April. Around March 2020, the first shovel-ready parcels are expected to be made available through the…

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