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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)
Girls weld some MAGIC in Kennewick
Rachelle Lizotte, 17, left, talks with Janice Knight, 16, on Wednesday while Breanna Bagwell, 17, welds during the fifth annual Mentor A Girl in Construction Camp at Tri-Tech Skills Center in Kennewick.
Thu May 16, 2013
Election filing week: Richland councilman Fox confirms he won't seek re-election in the fall
One longtime Richland City Council member won’t keep his seat at the dais no matter the results of this year’s council election.
Rabid bat bites baby
A Pasco, Wash., baby is being treated to prevent rabies after she was bitten twice by a rabid bat last weekend while on her grandparents' deck.
Wed May 15, 2013
Letter: Police response to bank robber in Pasco looked like practice for martial law
Can you say, "Overkill?" In regard to the police response to an attempted bank robbery in Pasco as reported in the May 8 Herald -- really? Dozens of Pasco police officers, an apparently good-sized Benton-Franklin SWAT team, two armored vehicles, at least one police sniper on a roof, police dogs, a Richland bomb squad robot to inspect a backpack, ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Workers Exceed Goal for Removing Groundwater Contamination at the Hanford Site
RICHLAND, Wash. The U.S. Department of Energy and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company workers exceed the DOE's annual goal of removing 500 pounds of hexavalent chromium from groundwater near the Columbia River at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington state.
Mon May 13, 2013
Groundwater Contamination Cleanup at Hanford Ahead of Schedule
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Monday that workers have exceeded DOE's annual goal of removing 500 pounds of hexavalent chromium from groundwater before the end of the fiscal year.
New pizza restaurant taking shape in Kennewick
Vic Olsen of MetalFab Inc. in West Richland welds sections of steel beams Monday for a new building on the corner of Columbia Center Boulevard and Colorado Street in Kennewick.
Richland freshman vies in national science fair
"When I was in elementary school and they were telling us about global warming, I started to think about what I could do about that," said the 15-year-old freshman from Richland High School.
Former West Richland councilwoman to run for mayor
Aldrich, who has been involved in West Richland politics off and on for about 15 years, said in a statement that she plans to emphasize the need to revitalize the city by making it a stopping point for Red Mountain winery visitors and focusing on the Van Giesen Street corridor.
Richland School Board considers which schools to move
Plans call for an estimated 15,300-square-foot building that would cost about $3 million to build and could go on district property near the intersection of Williams Boulevard and Goethals Drive.