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DAR chapter to present Good Citizen Awards in Richland
The Columbia River Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will hold an event to honor the recipients of the DAR Good Citizen Award from Hanford, Richland, and River's Edge high schools, and celebrate the chapter's 65th anniversary.
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11 hrs ago
DOE changes policies for waste on public roads
The Department of Energy is making changes to improve the safety of how it moves radioactive and hazardous chemical waste on 12 miles of public roadways at Hanford and in north Richland.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Portland band Kollektiv performs March 20 in Richland
Kollektiv is a quartet of Reed College students who spend their spare time cranking out a mix of music that can only be described as improvisational.
Evan Egerer Band performs March 15 in Richland
The Evan Egerer Band performs March 15 at the Barnard Griffin Wine Bar & Eatery, 878 Tulip Lane, Richland.
Speech, debate club needs judges for event
A Tri-City student speech and debate club is looking for judges to help at its tournament in Richland this weekend.
Best-selling author to be in Richland tonight
Cinda Williams Chima of Ohio, the best-selling author of the Heir Chronicles and Seven Realms series, among other titles, will be at Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. tonight.
Franklin County extends pot ban
Franklin County commissioners extended a moratorium on marijuana-related businesses in unincorporated Franklin County that was set to expire at midnight Tuesday.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Richland School Board considers change to school plan
The Richland School Board is considering building another elementary school and moving sixth-graders back to the elementary level because of difficulty in finding suitable land to build a middle school.
Kennewick man injured in head-on collision with semi
Ramez S. Farag, 37, was driving north when the Camry crossed the center line and hit the semi, which was carrying two trailers, state patrol said.
Fukushima anniversary marked in Richland
Children can learn about solar energy and parents and teachers can learn how to use grocery store materials to teach children about solar energy from 2 to 3 p.m. A community forum on the Fukushima disaster and the alliance’s concerns about Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland will be held at 5:30 p.m. The event will end ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Department of Energy Criticized for Delay in Pumping Tank
A Hanford watchdog group is criticizing the federal government's plan to take at least two years to pump out a nuclear waste storage tank that is leaking.
Police: Man threatens several people with gun, arrested in Richland
Robert L. Ozuna, of Outlook, was arrested around 7:30 a.m. and a loaded .38-caliber revolver was found near him, police said.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Cavalcade of Authors celebrates its sixth year with 16 young adult writers
Sixteen authors in the young adult genre will join more than 1,000 Mid-Columbia middle and high school students Friday for the Cavalcade of Authors.
Business Briefcase for March 9
Ericka Rice has joined Richland-based TradeWind Services as manager of business development.
Tri-Cities man writes new book about Pakistani people
Haroon Ullah's heritage is Pakistani, but he proudly calls himself an American -- his family moved to the Tri-Cities when he was 3 years old.
Beverly and Frank Aiello
They were married Dec. 28, 1963, in Binghamton, N.Y. They moved to the Mid-Columbia in the fall of 1978 from Puyallup.
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FISHING: Pasco angler lands record walleye in McNary Pool
Pasco resident John Grubenhoff holds the record for the largest walleye caught in Washington.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Entrepreneurs have vision for Richland
Two young tech entrepreneurs in Richland are plugging away on development plans for about 2 acres of city-owned property off George Washington Way near Lee Boulevard, at the gateway to the city's central business district.
Veterans outraged by theft of items from memorial
The apparent theft of an M-16 rifle and helmet from a West Richland memorial has outraged Mid-Columbia veterans.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Richland man accused of groping woman in her Pasco hotel room
A 20-year-old Richland man is accused of groping a woman as she was sleeping after he got into her hotel room.