April 2016

Richland's Queensgate growth

Richland’s Queensgate commercial center seeing another growth spurt

Spring in the Tri-Cities is when commercial construction really starts rolling, and this year is no exception — especially at the Queensgate commercial area in Richland. In March, the City of Richland issued building permits building permits on three new commercial projects at the popular, fast-growing commercial center in south Richland. A 27,000-sq.-ft. Ross Dress…

City of Richland

Richland plans to spur new waterfront, commercial development

As part of its, 2016-2030 Capital Improvement Plan, the City of Richland is embarking on an ambitious redevelopment plan that combine and replace City Hall and two other aging city buildings, the city’s George Washington Way fire station, and create new waterfront, retail and commercial development opportunities in the heart of Richland. “This project is…

Apostles Build

Apostles Build raises walls on new Habitat for Humanity home

Thrivent Community Sageland worked with a dozen local churches to start construction on a new Habitat for Humanity home through the Thrivent Builds program. Through the partnership, called ‘Apostles Build,” hundreds of volunteers from the churches and Thrivent Community Sageland had a wall-raising celebration in March on the new home, which is being built in…

Wordpress Tri-Cities Meetup

Opportunity to acquire IT skills abundant throughout Tri-Cities

It’s Thursday night and a diverse group of participants have gathered at Brandcraft Media on Gage Boulevard. in Richland to hear Sara and Brendan Quinn of Squid & Crow, a local web development firm, talk about creating template-based websites using WordPress. WordPress Tri-Cities, a monthly meet-up group organized the event. The group regularly offers local…

JMK Tech

JMK Tech’s Kasparek all about helping people use technology

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB Justin Kasparek has always known what he wanted to do. “I knew since I was 7 that I wanted to run a business,” he said. [blockquote quote=”Smart home technology is in its rebellious teenage stage. But I believe it will be in every home, some form of it, in the…

Information and Tech

Protect your data by properly training your employees on cyber safety

By Paul Carlisle for TCAJOB Many large-scale manufacturers, construction, and fabrication companies integrate a safety program into their everyday operations — from morning safety meetings, ongoing worker training, to rewards systems for practicing safety measures. But many businesses, both large and small, fail to create even the most basic IT security program, even when the…

Wildland software development firm

Software development firm Wildland embraces rapid growth

Wildland, a software development agency in Richland, is young, but its all-star team of programmers, designers, and project managers have taken on ambitious projects and the company is growing at a steady rate. [blockquote quote=”We’re always looking for partners who want to get a software to market, but don’t have the technical talent to do…

Sheffield Cider Orchards

Sweet and sparkling Sheffield Ciders offer an orchard of appeal

The Empey family’s Sheffield Cider business began as a hobby in the 1960s. But early in this century it sprouted into a full-fledged business growing from a production of 2,000 bottles a year to nearly 50,000 in 2015. [blockquote quote=”The cider apples are hard to find, a lot of the trees are from England, France…


Kennewick equestrian takes a Smooth Stride into the apparel business

Désirée Johnson, of Kennewick, was an early bloomer when it came to competing in the equestrian arena. She started riding when she was 6, and within a year was in the show arena. When she was 18, she was selected to be part of the U.S. team that competed at the first three-day Eventing World…

Bankruptcies — April 2016

Bankruptcies are filed under the following chapter headings: Chapter 7 — Straight Bankruptcy: debtor gives up non-exempt property and debt is charged. Chapter 11 — Allows companies and individuals to restructure debts to repay them. Chapter 12 — Allows family farmers to restructure finances to avoid liquidation for foreclosure. Chapter 13 — Plan is devised…

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