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DOE employee pleads innocent to theft, forgery [Tri-City Herald (Kennewick, Wash.) :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 13--A Department of Energy employee whose job involved getting surplus equipment from other government agencies has pleaded innocent to allegations he took more than $25,000 in computer gear by hiding transfer documents.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Cork's Place in Richland seeks support group leaders
A 32-hour training is required. Sessions are scheduled for six days in September and October, and the deadline to register is Aug. 4. Cork's Place is a program of The Chaplaincy, serving children and their families after the death of a loved one.
Cicotte feels he's the most 'sincere' in primary race for Hastings' seat
Kennewick attorney George Cicotte says people who hear his message are coming to his side in the crowded race to replace retiring Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Pasco.
Maximum freedom crucial to Republican candidate Kevin Midbust
Guaranteeing every citizen has the maximum amount of freedom is crucial for Republican Kevin Midbust, who is seeking U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings' District 4 seat.
The Charlotte Observer
Candidate scraps shotgun-blast ad against Congress
RICHLAND, Wash. A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington on Saturday removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped piñata with a shotgun.
16 prepare for Tri-City scholarship pageants
Ten women and six teens will compete this summer in hopes of being crowned the next Miss Tri-Cities or Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
5 Tri-City businesses accused of selling alcohol to minors
Tagaris Winery, 3 Eyed Fish, Bonefish Grill and Wingstop, all in south Richland, are accused of selling alcohol to minors.
Police: Dispatch communication problems led to dangerous situation at Pasco standoff
Communication difficulties caused by separate dispatch systems in Franklin and Benton counties led to “very dangerous” problems for authorities at a standoff earlier this week in west Pasco, law enforcement officials said.
Multi-family yard sale to benefit dresses charity
A multi-family yard sale is planned Saturday in Richland to raise money to provide simple handmade dresses to children in need in the U.S. and around the world.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Arlene's Flowers case still stalled
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday that the U.S. Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby decision won't impact a case involving Arlene's Flowers of Richland.
KEPR CBS 19
Modern apartment complex opening in north Richland
The Lofts @Innovation Center, Richland's newest residential apartment development in the research district, is to host a grand opening and ribbon cutting.
Should we build new nuclear reactors in Washington?
The market may be about to ripen for small, modular nuclear reactors, like those on Navy submarines.
Police: Gas thefts spike in Kennewick
Terry DeJuan, a transit employee, estimates 20 vehicles used in a ride share program have had gas stolen out of them.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Shots fired in west Pasco
An unidentified man fired several shots at police Wednesday from inside a home near Lansing and Providence lanes in Pasco.
Nuclear site workers test thousands of air samples
A vent-tube extension that raises the level of a tube that vents chemical vapors from an underground tank containing nuclear waste is shown at upper left, braced by a metal frame and cables at the "C" tank farm at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Wednesday, July 9, 2014 near Richland, Wash.
Eric Herman performs catchy kid tunes July 15 in Kennewick, Pasco
After losing his wife Roseann to cancer a year ago, West Richland musician Eric Herman is back doing what he loves most, singing catchy tunes for kids.
Federal Research Spurs Washington State to Store Energy
RICHLAND, Wash. - Three Washington state utilities have been awarded $14.3 million in matching grants from the state's new Clean Energy Fund to lead energy storage projects with ties to federally funded research at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Ire Rack Championship Tour Complete At Packwood
The Tire Rack SCCA SoloA Championship Tour had its most recent event at one of the most scenic backdrops to which the series travels.
First customers buy legal pot at Prosser marijuana store
Altitude — which received its marijuana retailer license Monday along with 23 other businesses across the state — didn’t receive its first shipment of marijuana until 7:50 a.m., almost two hours after the first eager customers had taken their place in line and just 10 minutes before the scheduled opening.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
West Richland urban growth area request going to commissioners
West Richland's request to expand its urban growth area to include the former Tri-City Raceway is moving to Benton County commissioners for approval with an unanimous recommendation from the county planning commission.