May 2016

CBC places seventh in national cyber security competition

Levi Staley has always had a knack for technology. In high school, he decided to turn a profit from his talent by repairing broken cell phones and reselling them once they were usable. “Then I got into helping people fix their computers and helping people recover data,” he said. Despite his ability to maneuver around […]

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Business Briefs — May 2016

Solutions Summit 2016 Former New York governor and presidential candidate George Pataki will be the keynote speaker at the Washington Policy Center’s Solutions Summit 2016. The statewide policy conference will be 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. May 18 at the Three Rivers Convention Center. It will feature experts on education, health care reform and more. […]

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Networking — May 2016

TCCC employees receive degrees Two Tri-Cities Cancer Center employees graduated with their Master’s degrees in May. Karen DuBois, RN, BSN, CHPN, a TCCC Nurse Navigator received an advanced registered nurse practitioner degree from Gonzaga University. Michael Novakovich, TCCC’s director of business development, received a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Washington […]

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New Businesses — May 2016

NEW BUSINESSES August Thomas Salon has opened at 2411 S. Union St., Suite D, Kennewick. The salon offers haircuts, styling, makeup applications, waxing, nail art, facials and other beauty services. The hours are 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon–4 p.m. on Sunday. For more information or to book an appointment, call 509-579-0404 or […]

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Family-friendly events planned at Sacajawea State Park

Sacajawea State Park’s serene beauty will be a bit livelier in June as two groups hold popular annual events there early in the month. The Friends of Sacajawea State Park will have its annual Old Fashioned Day from noon to 4 p.m. June 4. “It’s a family event featuring simple games like a bean bag […]

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Downtown Diner

Downtown Diner opens in Historic Downtown Kennewick

After a short stint as Thai eatery, followed by a Mexican restaurant, the former O’Henry’s in Historic Downtown Kennewick is once again a diner. The Downtown Diner opened April 8 at 20 S. Auburn St., Kennewick. Three partners, Amber Woods, Rodrick Gladney and Robert VanSlycke, all of Kennewick, own the diner. The menu is packed […]

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Compass DMS wins top spot at Tri-Cities Launch Weekend

Compass DMS, a software company that creates solutions for small- to mid-sized auto dealers, won top honors at Launch Weekend 2016. Siblings Justin Jones and Jennifer Olson and their partner Sean Meininger created the software solution that tracks of inventory, expenses and a host of other necessary items for automobile dealers. Launch Weekend, which was […]

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Columbia Center manager named 2016 Tri-Citian of the Year

For nearly three decades, Barbara Johnson, the manager of Columbia Center mall, has been giving back to the Tri-Cities. And on April 21, Johnson received a huge thank you from the community when she was named the 2016 Tri-Citian of the Year during the annual banquet at the Three Rivers Convention Center. Johnson was nominated […]

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