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Tri-Cities prosecutors make 'No Buy List' to deter metal thieves

Prosecutors in the Tri-Cities have announced a new initiative intended to deter metal thieves.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Franklin County collects on Green Power back taxes

The Franklin County Treasurer’s Office finalized a $58,700 auction of some of the Green Power’s equipment and tools to pay back personal property taxes.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Kennewick, WA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Pasco council sets goals at retreat

April 7, 2014 - The Pasco City Council awarded a bid for demolition of buildings in the area of East Lewis Street and South Tacoma Avenue.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Richland, WA, Kennewick, WA, Benton County, WA

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Kennewick Fire Department Adds 2 New Firefighter Paramedics

The Kennewick Fire Department, , will put two new paramedics on the streets of Kennewick.

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Related Topix: Kennewick, WA, Fire

Bellingham Herald

Our Voice: Franklin County, Pasco should have equal school impact fees

In the city of Pasco, leaders have acknowledged the explosive population growth of recent years and implemented an impact fee of $4,700 on each new home constructed.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Education Etc.

Tri-cityherald.com

Man arrested after Franklin County chase

A man is in the Franklin County jail after leading deputies on a short chase, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Letter: TV advertising

Is anyone as annoyed as much as I that there is little truth in TV advertising? Advertising is almost as corrupt as government.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Pasco plans to annex more of doughnut hole area

The city council made the "continued orderly annexation" of the unincorporated area surrounded by west Pasco one of its goals at its biennial retreat Saturday at the Pasco Red Lion Hotel.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Kennewick, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Tri-Cities first area in Washington to enact policy to help sexually exploited children

The Tri-Cities on Friday became the first community in the state to put in place a protocol for dealing with child victims of commercial sexual exploitation, a form of human trafficking.

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Related Topix: Kennewick, WA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Port of Pasco to evict Green Power

March 10, 2014 - The Port of Pasco is evicting Green Power, a tenant since 2007, from this warehouse in the Big Pasco Industrial Park.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Economics News, Bankruptcy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Tri-City Small Business of the Year nominees named

Seventeen small Tri-City businesses are in the running for the 2014 Mid-Columbia Small Business of the Year awards.

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Related Topix: Benton County, WA, Pasco, WA, Kennewick, WA, Richland, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Asparagus season starts in Franklin County

Roberto Rosales, 18, lines up the forklift loaded with a pallet of freshly harvested asparagus to the scales Thursday at the Middleton Six Sons Farms warehouse on the Pasco-Kahlotus Highway about a mile from Pasco.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA, Kahlotus, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

Pasco man accused of fleeing from police arrested

The U.S. Marshal Office and regional law enforcement officers arrested Jose M. Herrera of Pasco today.

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Related Topix: Kennewick, WA

Bellingham Herald

No school recommended for unvaccinated kids

More than 200 cases of the contagious viral illness, with more than 130 of those linked to Ohio State University, have been reported this year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Health, Mumps, Vaccinations, Ohio State University

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Pasco City Council looking at smaller police station

Projected costs on the station, planned for the site of ballfields east of city hall and the existing police station, had ballooned to $14 million.

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Related Topix: Pasco, WA

KEPR CBS 19

The TRAC: Should it stay or should it go?

The TRAC is always struggling to bring in more money than it spends to run the site.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

KVEW-TV Kennewick

Richland Man Arrested For Allegedly Robbing Market

A 66 year old Richland man is arrested Sunday by Franklin County sheriff's deputies for allegedly robbing the Sandoval's market in Basin City.

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Related Topix: Richland, WA, Basin City, WA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Wash. judges block release of sex-offender info

Donna Zink of Mesa, in Franklin County, said she wants to post the information about the Level 1 sex offenders - those least likely to re-offend - on her website, The Yakima Herald reported .

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Related Topix: Mesa, WA, Yakima, WA, King County, WA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

One suspect arrested, one at large in burglary near Connell

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- Deputies responded to a suspicious circumstance at a residence near Highway 17 and Paradise Road this morning just after 7:00 a.m. It was later determined to have been an interrupted burglary.

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Related Topix: Connell, WA

KEPR CBS 19

Franklin County tackling road projects

Many of the roads you drive in Franklin County are set to get a face-lift over the next few years.

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