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United Way's Live United Celebration planned Tuesday
United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties will hold its annual Live United Celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Benton County commissioner vies to keep his District 2 seat
He'll have at least one challenger -- a man he faced off against in 2010. Tim Dalton, executive director of the Historic Downtown Kennewick Partnership, said he plans to enter the race.
Business meetings for week of April 21
Kiwanis Club of the Horse Heaven Hills meets at noon Monday in the fourth-floor conference room at Clover Island Inn, Kennewick.
Letter: Amon Creek threatened
I concur with the recent letter from Marc Spinner regarding the Kennewick Irrigation District's approach to the Amon Wasteway .
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.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Kennewick says it mishandled notices to residents about sidewalks
Cars drive past a damaged sidewalk on Friday afternoon at the corner of Kennewick Ave. and Newport St. in Kennewick.
Selah motorcyclist loses control while speeding on Highway 397
Paulette Bayle, 63, was injured in the 3:13 p.m. crash and taken to Trios Hospital in Kennewick for treatment.
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.
Kennewick School District plans social media safety meeting
The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Kamiakin High School auditorium. The school and the GEAR UP, or Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, are organizing the event.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Richland Rotarian wins cruise in fundraiser for humanitarian trips
Patricia Haggerty, a member of the Richland Rotary Club, won an Alaska cruise for two in a drawing to support Dr. Jim Guzek's work in Ethiopia.
Leadership Tri-Cities Class XIX raises money for day shelter
Leadership Tri-Cities Class XIX raised more than $30,000 for Ken and Teresa's Place, a day shelter in Kennewick, during an event in March.
Columbia Industries' new facility debuts in Kennewick
And the event -- which drew dozens of elected officials, business leaders and other community members -- marked the last time the public will have wide-ranging access to the 20,000-square-foot space, which is the new home of the nonprofit's CI Information Management.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
Mid-Columbia schools on state's top-performer list
Ten Mid-Columbia schools were named among Washington's top performers Wednesday by state education officials.
Rock musical 'Hair' coming to Tri-Cities April 22
Hair rocked the boat on Broadway in 1968. It wasn't just because of its controversial theme and nudity, but also it was the first rock musical performed on stage.
Our Voice: We're grateful for people who help others in need
Search and Rescue personnel continue the search for bodies buried in mud at the landslide in Oso, Wash., Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
Kennewick School District to hold meeting for home-school families
The Kennewick School District encourages families with home-schooled children to attend information meetings about the district's parent partnership program in late April and early May. The Mid-Columbia Partnership offers additional educational opportunities to children primarily educated by their parents, a release said.
Man's body identified, death investigated as accident
Alvaro Lopez-Ivarra, 31, was found out of the water on a conveyor belt that holds debris filtered from the Chandler Canal before the water is returned to the Yakima River, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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Overcrowding in classrooms, a continuous problem
Overcrowding at our schools here in Tri-Cities has been an issue for years. As more families move in, schools have trouble keeping up with the high enrollment.