July 2016

Port keeps IsoRay from relocating, creates new jobs

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJoB IsoRay Medical is staying in the Tri-Cities after all. Initially spun off by scientists from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in 1998, IsoRay and its board began looking for opportunities to expand its facilities and possibly relocate away from the Tri-Cities, where it was founded. But in stepped the Port of […]

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Business Briefs

Business Briefs — July 2016

Grocery Outlet collects donations for 2nd Harvest Through the end of July, Grocery Outlet in Kennewick will collect donations for its 6th annual Independence from Hunger Food Drive. Customers can look for specially-marked food items to purchase and place in a bin at the front of the store; pick up a pre-made bag filled with […]

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Networking

Networking — July 2016

Britain elected secretary Kennewick mayor pro-tem, Don Britain, was elected secretary of the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Board of Directors. Britain will serve on the association’s executive committee and is in line to become vice president, and then president. Britain has served on the AWC board since 2014. He represents district At-Large #3, which […]

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New Businesses — July 2016

NEW BUSINESSES Aki Sushi is now open at 321 N. Columbia Center Blvd., Suite F, Kennewick. The restaurant serves Japanese style dishes and sushi. The hours are 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. on Fridays; noon […]

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Hot off the press

New editor named at Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business

An editor with more than 21 years of journalism experience joins the staff of the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business this month. As the new editor, Kristina Lord will oversee coverage for the Journal of Business’ various print and digital products. “We are very excited to have Kristina on board to continue our company’s tradition of comprehensive, […]

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Darigold Expansion in Sunnyside

Darigold completes $97 million expansion of Sunnyside plant

There’s a huge Milky Way in Sunnyside that few people know exists. Each morning, truck after truck, all marked Milky Way, turn into the driveway of the Darigold Sunnyside plant, back up to the offloading pumps and by the end of the day, have off-loaded 8.7 million pounds of raw milk to the plant. The […]

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