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Concert May 31 to help teen shelter
Sierra Brines, a junior at Phoenix High School in Kennewick, wanted to earn some extra credit, so she came up with a rock concert to benefit the teen shelter My Friends Place.
Thu May 23, 2013
Message in a bottle sender found in Richland
She is a junior at Richland High School. Her parents, Elaine and Julian Leam, moved to the Tri-Cities from England 13 years ago.
Our Voice: Wea re thankful for graduates and compassionate gestures that help them and others
Winners of this year's awards for achievement through the Afro-Americans for an Academic Society are from left, Arisha Fite, 18, of Kennewick, Marina Brown, 18, of Pasco, Kendreya Skinner, 17, of Richland, Jamie Wallace, 18, of Richland and Cameron Estes, 17 of Pasco.
Tri-City, West Richland mayors discuss cities' bond
A sellout crowd of 460 attended the annual State of the Cities luncheon Wednesday at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel.
Where Will the Garden Grow?
Plans for a third community garden in Richland have hit a roadblock. The city council voted Tuesday night to stop plans to build at Barth Park.
Wed May 22, 2013
Fraudulent notices arriving in Richland mailboxes
The Richland Police Department said in a release the notices were mailed to homes in the area around Gage Boulevard, Sky Meadow Avenue, Anna Avenue and Falconridge Street.
Richland's Fluor awarded for community service
Fluor Federal Services in Richland has been given the 2013 Community Service Award for Continuous Commitment to Education by the Association of Washington Business.
RPD warns residents about fraudulent forms
Officers say they have received information from citizens in the area of Gage Blvd/Sky Meadow/Anna/Falcon Ridge that an unknown person has been mailing fraudulent RPD Code Enforcement Nuisance Forms to residents citing to correct a nuisance - Barking Dogs.
Principal's Week Surprise
Matt Kerr, right, presents Principal Bobbi Buttars with a ring on Tuesday as he joined other 1st-grade teachers Michelle Baddley, left, and Michelle Engler, in a skit honoring Buttars' "superhero-ness" at Jefferson Elementary School in Richland.
Tue May 21, 2013
KID moves forward on next phase of Red Mountain project
The district’s board unanimously approved contracting with Pacific Crest Construction of Lynnwood, Wash., for the next phase of the $17.2 million project in the Red Mountain American Viticultural Area between Richland and Benton City.
Japanese Officials Visit Hanford For Nuclear Cleanup Strategies
The people overseeing the cleanup of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster are learning some valuable lessons from the long-running cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Riverboats to resume 7-night cruises in Northwest
The company that resumed riverboat cruises on the Mississippi River a year ago said Tuesday that it will offer seven-night trips starting next year on the Columbia and Snake rivers in Oregon and Washington.
Mon May 20, 2013
Effluent treatment project designed to be attractive to wineries
The city of Pasco and the Port of Pasco used a similar method — building a process water treatment plant — to attract food processors to the Pasco Processing Center.
Sun May 19, 2013
Tanner Meier, right, of Kennewick kicks a hacky sack around with his...
Tanner Meier, right, of Kennewick kicks a hacky sack around with his friend John Wilson, center and Chad Turner, both of Richland, as they wait from some other friends to play Frisbee golf at Columbia Park in Kennewick.
Nuclear Waste on Parade?
When organizers put on their annual Cool Desert Nights car show and parade in Richland, Washington they need a permit.
Sat May 18, 2013
Things to do this weekend
Kidz Dig Rigz event is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 near the Playground of Dreams at Columbia Park in Kennewick.
Fri May 17, 2013
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Firefighter for a Day | Part I: FireOps 101 is a chance to see what they face
About a third of the way up the 105-foot ladder leaned against the roof of a six-story tower, my legs begin to burn.
Flower shop owner files counter-suit against State AG over same-sex marriage case
The owner of Arlene's Flower Shop in Richland,WA Baronelle Stutzman, has just filed a counter-suit after State AG, Bob Ferguson, filed a discrimination case against her when she told a customer she wouldn't sell him flowers for his same-sex marriage ceremony.
Richland florist, who won't supply gay wedding, sues the state
News about Seattle City Hall, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, Seattle and King County government and more The owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland, who refused a longtime customer's request to provide flowers for his same-sex wedding, has launched a counter suit against state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who sued her ... (more)