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09/18/2020
PASCO, WA- Mi Gusto Es Boutique is collecting donations of food, clothes and simple necessities to help the victims of wild fires in Okanogan.
09/18/2020

An Arizona firm has bought the seven Bush Car Wash locations developed in the Tri-Cities by Tim Bush in honor of his late brother.  Mister Car Wash, based in Tucson, Arizona, now operates 13 car washes in Washington state.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bush Car Wash memberships will not be affected by the change, which took effect…


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09/18/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA - The Annual Tri-Cities Parade of Homes is going on now through the weekend. This year, it's a free online event with 3D virtual tours of 8 new homes on the market. Each house features the latest in…
09/18/2020
Even though the Central Washington State Fair is canceled, food vendors are going to great lengths tot keep the cotton candy and curly fries flowing.
09/17/2020
KENNEWICK, WA- Golds Gym has not seen a soul, since mid March.
09/17/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - The Washington State Salmon Recovery Board awarded a $306,000 grant to the Benton Conservation District to design fish habitat projects in the lower Yakima River.
09/17/2020
PASCO, WA - City Manager Dave Zabell has named Adam Lincoln of the City of Pullman to be the next Deputy City Manager, replacing Stan Strebel, who retired last year.
09/17/2020
On Wednesday night, Kennewick police arrested a man involved in a road rage incident. Just before 9 p.m., officers responded to a weapons complaint in the area of Columbia Drive and Fruitland Street.
09/17/2020
Many of events have been canceled because of COVID-19, but some have gone virtual including races.
09/16/2020
PASCO, WA - The HAPO Center COVID-19 testing site will open on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 7 am.
09/16/2020

Kadlec Regional Medical Center and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center have committed to maintaining the cancer center as a distinct entity following a tumultuous year that saw Lourdes and Trios withdraw as owner/partners of the cancer care center after they were acquired by a for-profit medical company.  


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09/16/2020
Richland Energy Services crews are responding to a power outage in the vicinity of Thayer Dr., Symons St., Tanglewood Dr., and the Duportail St. and Hwy. 240 Intersection. The intersection traffic lights are out, so please use caution when driving…
09/16/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA - Working parents are under a tremendous amount of stress this year, trying to balance work and helping kids with learning from home. In honor of National Working Parents Day, a local teacher and foster parent is providing…
09/16/2020
RICHLAND, WA ‒ Gesa Credit Union has partnered with the American Red Cross to accept donations now through the end of October at all Gesa branches.
09/16/2020
Today is National Working Parents Day. To all the parents doing your best to give your all at work and at home, this day is for you.
09/15/2020
KENNEWICK, WA- After last week's announcement of gyms being able to open their doors once again in the Tri-Cities, many gyms are trying to adjust to the new regulations presented to them.
09/15/2020

Ten diverse and passionate leaders have been selected as the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ top Young Professionals for 2020 for their professional and civic accomplishments. These business and community leaders – all under the age of 40 – stand out in their career, company or industry. All clearly love our Tri-City community as they…


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09/15/2020

Cinthia Alvarez Lucatero High School Equivalency Program Outreach Specialist at Columbia Basin College Planner or procrastinator: Planner!!! Favorite music? Latin pop Favorite sports team? El America! (my dad will love this) Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Floating down the Columbia River Age and current hometown: 29, Pasco Briefly describe your organization: The High School…


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09/15/2020

Brian Campbell General Manager, Campbell & Company Favorite movie? “The Count of Monte Cristo” (2002, starring Jim Caviezel) Favorite music? A little of everything but mostly country Favorite sports team? Seahawks Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Boating and golfing Age and current hometown: 34, Pasco Briefly describe your company: Campbell & Company is driven…


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09/15/2020

Elizabeth McLaughlin Executive Director, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation Planner or procrastinator? Procrastinator Favorite music? ’90s Rap and R&B or Yacht Rock Favorite web site or app? Target app Age and current hometown: 39, Kennewick Briefly describe your organization: The foundation is the fundraising and community relations arm of our world-class Tri-Cities Cancer Center. We connect…


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09/15/2020

Neilan McPartland Assistant Vice President, Numerica Credit Union Favorite music? I am a big fan of reggae music Favorite sports team? I cheer for the Cougs, particularly football Favorite website or app? Dave Ramsey,  popular financial advisor Age and current hometown: 40, Prosser Briefly describe your company: My company is Numerica Credit Union, a trusted…


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09/15/2020

Francisco Mendoza Civil Engineer-in-Training, Meier Architecture Engineering Dream vacation? To travel throughout Spain, Italy and France Planner or procrastinator? A perfect balance of both Favorite TV show and movie? “Game of Thrones” and “Old School” Favorite website or app?  YouTube Age and current hometown: 25, Richland Briefly describe your company: Meier Architecture Engineering specializes in…


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09/15/2020

Shelby Moore Executive Director, Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care Dream vacation: Bora Bora Planner or procrastinator: Planner Favorite kind of music? Any kind of pop Favorite app? Instagram Age and current hometown: 25, Richland Briefly describe your organization: Heartlinks Hospice & Palliative Care is a nonprofit organization committed to enriching the quality of life of…


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09/15/2020

Flavien Sawadogo Architect, MMEC Architecture & Interiors Favorite podcast or app? Podcast player app Favorite music? R&B Favorite sports team? Real Madrid Age and current hometown: 38, Kennewick Briefly describe your company: MMEC Architecture & Interiors is a firm with locations in Spokane and the Tri-Cities. We provide complete architectural design services. We offer skilled…


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09/15/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA - With all that's happened in 2020, social media posts and comments have become more negative and divisive than ever before. While going online is a great way to stay connected, what you see could do you more…
09/15/2020
RICHLAND, WA - Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels regrets to announce that their Wednesday hot meal drive-thru service, scheduled to begin Wednesday, September 16th, will be postponed due to poor air quality conditions in the Tri-Cities.
09/15/2020
If you have a lot on your plate right now and are feeling more stressed and anxious than normal, experts say it's important to prioritize your mental wellness.
09/14/2020
PASCO, WA- The HAPO Center COVID-19 testing site will be closed Tuesday, Sept. 15 due to hazardous air conditions for the safety of the National Guard and our community.
09/14/2020
RICHLAND, WA- The Richland School District canceled all in-person for Tuesday, September 15 due to poor air quality. Any in-person activities such as supply pick-up at schools will be postponed to limit exposure for students, families and staff. Schools will…