April 2017

Finance workshop

Small businesses invited to attend financing workshop in Kennewick

Learn about access to capital in today’s economy, business assistance programs and challenges in growing a business during a May workshop in Kennewick. The U.S. Department of the Treasury and state Department of Commerce invite local small business representatives to a financing workshop called, “Access to Capital: Barriers, Opportunities & Assistance.” The May 3 event […]

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Free Shred Day event is April 21 in Richland

Free Shred Day event is April 21 in Richland

A free Shred Day event is from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 21 at 3045 Duportail St. in the Numerica Credit Union parking lot in Richland. Each person can bring up to three bags or boxes of personal documents per person, but no cardboard or three-ring binders. The Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has teamed up with NBC Right Now Tri-Cities and Numerica Credit Union – Tri-Cities for the event. Here’s a reminder of what’s […]

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Networking

Networking — April 2017

Local law firm adds shareholders  Smart, Connell, Childers and Verhulp has changed its name to Smart Law Offices, paying homage to founding partner Darrell K. Smart. Marcus Henry, a Pasco native, has been promoted to shareholder. He works exclusively in workers’ compensation at the firm’s Kennewick office. Mariah Wagar, a Kennewick native, has joined the firm […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — April 2017

Chervenell awarded bid for Kennewick elementary  Chervenell Construction Co. of Kennewick was awarded the general construction contract for Kennewick School District’s elementary #16, located in the Clearwater Creek development in Richland. Chervenell, currently building the new Westgate Elementary on Fourth Avenue in Kennewick, provided a low bid of $20 million. Elementary #16 will open to students […]

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Tri-City officials continue their efforts to convince an airline to provide a Pasco-to-Los Angeles flight. A coalition representing cities, counties, ports and businesses ponied up to offset the start-up costs for an airline last year. (Courtesy Tri-Cities Airport)

New Pasco-to-LAX flight remains in holding pattern

The proposed and much anticipated Pasco-to-Los Angeles flight first announced in 2015 hasn’t taken off yet. But local officials haven’t given up hope. “At this point we’re in a holding pattern,” said Carl Adrian, president and CEO of TRIDEC, with no pun intended. Adrian said the Tri-Cities is ready, but it’s just a matter of […]

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