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Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims
The U.S. Department of Labor will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Richland, Washington, and two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Spokane, Washington, to notify current and former nuclear weapons employees who worked at two covered facilities in Richland about the benefits available to them under the Energy Employees ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
'Frozen' star Santino Fontana discusses experience with Mormon...
When Santino Fontana, the voice behind "Frozen's" Prince Hans, was asked to perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir in the annual Pioneer Day Concert in July, it wasn't the first time he'd heard of the choir.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Benton City native Serving as Navy Petty Officer
Petty Officer 1st Class Malinda Kitterman, an aviation maintenance administrationman from Benton City, Wash.
Contractor Must Rehire Whistleblower
The contractor that is removing 177 underground storage tanks from the U.S.'s largest nuclear site has been ordered to reinstate an employee who had voiced safety and environmental concerns.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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Richland looking to slow down drivers on George Washington Way
George Washington Way continues to be one of the most congested areas in the Tri-Cities and the city of Richland is looking to spend millions to fix that.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Feds order reinstatement of Hanford whistle-blower
A Hanford nuclear-reservation contractor has been ordered to reinstate a worker the U.S. Department of Labor says was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety, officials said Wednesday.
Feds order reinstatement of Hanford whistleblower
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety.
Pasco's TRAC could face record loss
Pasco's TRAC event center could be headed for a record loss of almost a half-million dollars in 2014.
Columbia Basin College, Kadlec Regional Medical Center seek $16.1M...
Columbia Basin College is seeking to expand its health care programs in central Richland with a new four-story building and a $3 million donation from Kadlec Regional Medical Center will aid the effort.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Construction ccontract awarded for last of 3 new Pasco elementary schools
The Pasco School Board awarded the construction contract for the last of three new elementary schools in the district to a Richland contractor.
Franklin sheriff, Pasco police disagree on radio upgrade
Pasco police and the Franklin County sheriff disagree on whether an agreement has been reached on a new bi-county 911 dispatch system.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
New Richland post office to open Monday
The post office is asking customers with P.O boxes in the existing post office in the Federal Building on Jadwin Avenue to empty them this weekend, Richland Postmaster Barbara Puckett said in a notice.
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New restaurants planned for downtown Richland
New businesses are planned for downtown Richland. There hasn't been much on Swift between the Burger King and Kadlec, but now a re-boot is in place.
Kennewick Police Arrest Man Suspected for Unlawful Imprisonment
Summary of Incident- On August 16, 2014, Krom had left a threatening voice mail on Rachael Boatwright's phone stating he was going to kill her parents, family, and boyfriend.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Battle to extend Center Parkway over 2 rail lines headed to Benton County Superior Court
The company filed a joint lawsuit against the cities seeking damages on July 25, as well as separate claims with Kennewick and Richland alleging damages of at least $2.5 million that same day.
Man charged with shooting another man in chest after Pasco fight
Leopoldo Navarro Ramires, 46, is accused of shooting another man once in the chest after the two fought earlier in the day.
Commercial projects encourage taxable sales growth in Pasco
The city saw nearly $222.5 million in taxable sales through the first quarter of this year compared with about $212.3 million through the same period last year.
Scholarships for Aug. 17
Western Washington University student Matthew Smith, son of Kathey Andrews-Smith and Mark Smith of Richland, received a $1,000 Associated Students Employee Scholarship for the 2014-15 academic year.
Defective equipment causes I-82 rollover near Kennewick
The car driven by Kayla M. Cornog, 26, of Richland, went off the roadway, rolled and then came to rest in the median at 4:25 a.m., according to Washington State Patrol.
For public safety tax in Benton County, next steps
It took more than a year of work to bring a 0.3 percent public safety sales tax to the ballot in Benton County.