June 2016

Scott Keller

An office with a view

Like jobs, not all work spaces are created equal. Some offices are bland, boring and bound to stifle creativity. Some companies, like Google and Facebook, create lively, bright, exciting open work spaces with couches, comfy oversized chairs and modern furniture. They offer employees options on where and how they want to spend their work day […]

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Percheron Power

Kennewick company looks to create new source of green energy

When it comes to hydroelectric power, most people think of a mighty river and a massive dam. Electricity is generated when the build up of water is released from the reservoir. The energy of water falling over the dam is then converted into electric energy through a turbine. There are about 2,500 hydroelectric plants in […]

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Coal Train

BNSF builds $26 million coal dust suppression facility in Pasco

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB If the Millenium Bulk Terminal—a proposed facility in Longview—ever gets built, the BNSF Railway company will be ready to go. Millenium is pushing to build a $680 million terminal to help transport coal to Asia. The proposed project is undergoing a state-required environmental impact study, which includes a public comment […]

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Business Briefs — June 2016

Cancer Center clears clutter The Tri-Cities Cancer Center at 7350 W. Deschutes Ave. will have its Cancer Crushing Clutter Clearance from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 18. The Cancer Center is clearing out 15,000 sq. ft. in its basement and selling plenty of usable items, from toilets to desks, furniture for the home […]

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Networking — June 2016

Ashby recognized The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys named Scott T. Ashby, of Ashby Law in Kennewick, one of Washington’s 10 best family law attorneys for client satisfaction. AIOFLA is a third-party attorney rating organization that chooses attorneys based on client and/or peer nominations, research and independent evaluations. Selection criteria focus on attorneys who […]

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New Businesses — June 2016

NEW BUSINESSES Artfetti Cakes has opened at 1360 N. Louisiana St., Suite F, Kennewick. The shop sells custom cakes, macaroons, cupcakes and other sweets. The hours are 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 pm.-7 p.m. Sundays. For more information call 509-579-0325 or find the business on Facebook. Atomic City Thrift has opened at […]

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Lamb Weston

ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston to expand Richland operations

Lamb Weston is adding a new $200 million French fry processing line at its Richland processing center. The new line is expected to create 128 new full-time positions. According to a press release from ConAgra Foods, worldwide demand for frozen French fries continues to increase and it is predicted the demand for frozen potato products […]

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Columbia Garden's groundbreaking

City, Port of Kennewick move forward with Columbia Gardens

Dirt will soon fly at the site of the planned Columbia Gardens Urban Wine & Artisan Village in historic downtown Kennewick. Columbia Gardens is a joint project between the Port of Kennewick, which owns the land, and the City of Kennewick, which is building a wine-wastewater treatment facility and adding streetscaping to the site. The […]

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Benton REA Youth Tour program

Benton REA joins Youth Tour program, sends local student to D.C.

Sixty years ago, before Lyndon B. Johnson was elected as president, the then senator spoke at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association meeting in Chicago, Ill. During that speech, Johnson emphasized that young people visit the nation’s capital to learn what the flag stands for and how government works. Following that address, the first official […]

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