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  1. Hanford officials try to learn if 2nd tank is leakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | HeraldNet

    In this July 9, 2014, photo, a sign informs visitors of prohibited items on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland. SPOKANE - A second giant tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons may be leaking on the sprawling Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

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  2. Hanford seeks possible leak in 2nd double-walled tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | HeraldNet

    Officials for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are trying to determine if a second giant underground tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons is leaking, the U.S. Department of Energy revealed on Tuesday. Air monitors attached to an aging tank known as AY-101 recently found radiation at higher than normal background levels, the agency said.

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  3. Workers study cause of fluctuations in nuclear waste tankRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 18 | HeraldNet

    Fluctuations inside a huge tank of radioactive waste raised concerns on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state over the weekend, and workers prepared Monday to pump out the area of the leak. A federal contractor said the amount of nuclear waste that has been leaking between the two walls of the underground tank for several years grew dramatically this weekend.

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  4. Spring chinook fishing opens April 29 on Yakima RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | HeraldNet

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is opening the lower Yakima River for spring chinook salmon fishing from April 29 through June 15. Fishery managers are forecasting a return of 4,610 adult spring chinook to the river in 2016. That's less than usual so catch limits have been reduced.

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  5. Former Hanford site to become tourist destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Thousands of people are expected next year to tour the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, home of the world's first full-sized nuclear reactor, near Richland. 'Everything is clean and perfectly safe,' said Colleen French, the U.S. Department of Energy's program manager for the Hanford park.

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  6. Small amount of Hanford radiation spread by stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Hanford workers are searching for radioactive contamination after a Tuesday windstorm spread some radioactive particles from a waste burial ground. The Tri-City Herald said some waste trenches north of Richland had been dug up to retrieve radioactive material buried near Route 4, a main road across Hanford.

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  7. Mid-Columbia schools stop requiring teaching degreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Evelia Garcilazo, a student teacher in the second-grade classroom of teacher Susanne Diaz at Marcus Whitman Elementary School, goes over lessons with students, in Richland on Oct. 16. Garcilazo and other student teachers are already being courted by districts for full-time teaching jobs next fall, as are college graduates who don't have a teaching degree but are interested in working in classrooms. KENNEWICK - Student teacher Jenn Smith was pleasantly surprised when she learned the Richland School District planned a teacher job fair in early October.

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  8. Shops, diners and historical sites make Walla Walla more than just wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Despite the snow in the mountain passes now, it's still possible to catch some crisp, sunny fall days in this fun, wine-focused college town. My husband and I drove over a couple of weeks ago.

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  9. Festival of Bands: Pride in program and communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | HeraldNet

    For the past six years I have had the pleasure of helping at a phenomenal event known as the "Puget Sound Festival of Bands." This annual, day-long event hosted by the Cascade High School Band and Color Guard Boosters is one of the premier high school marching band competitions in the Northwest.

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  10. Federal judge allows Hanford lawsuit to proceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | HeraldNet

    A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit against Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor Washington Closure Hanford and other companies that posed as small businesses to win environmental cleanup contracts can go forward. The lawsuit contends the companies agreed among themselves to establish a facade of small businesses that were awarded millions of dollars for work reserved for small businesses.

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  11. summer music festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | HeraldNet

    Snohomish Taste of Music: Three days of blues, funk and jazz, Aug. 14 through 16, Carnegie Education Center outdoor plaza, 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish. Tickets are $10 each day or $25 for the weekend.

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  12. Hanford whistleblower settles for $4.1 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | HeraldNet

    A whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has reached a $4.1 million settlement with his former employer on the former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state, his lawyer said Wednesday. Walter Tamosaitis was a former manager at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant, where he worked for subcontractor URS, Inc., which is now known as AECOM.

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