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Richland School District receives more than $43000 to support students  NBC Right Now

RICHLAND, WA – Student activities, athletics and other needs will get a boost from a $43,275.10 donation thanks to Gesa Credit Union and the community.



This Hanford High grad is getting more than $40,000 to jump start her medical studies  Tri-City Herald

A Hanford High graduate is planning to go to Whitworth University in Spokane with the goal of becoming a physician's assistant. Her knee injured helped her ...



Hanford High School student wins at state art show  NBC Right Now

Hanford High School senior Peyton Nicole Dunn is one of 15 students recently named a winner at the state Superintendent's High School Art Show and will be ...



Hanford High School honors classmate who drowned  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High School held a moment of silence during commencement Friday night to honor Dmetri Kennedy-Woody. The 18-year-old drowned in the Yakima ...



Body of missing Hanford High School student found in river  NBC Right Now

6-3-18 UPDATE: RICHLAND, WA- Police have confirmed that the body of Dmetri Kennedy-Woody was recovered from the Yakima River Sunday. Around 10:00 ...



Dive Rescue search called off for missing Hanford High School student  NBC Right Now

Columbia Basin Dive Rescue is searching for an 18-year-old man who did not resurface after jumping into the river with friends off the railroad bridge near ...



She grew up in Richland. She’s returning to sing as an international star  Tri-City Herald

International opera star Rachel Willis-Sorensen grew up in Richland and graduated from Hanford High. The soprano will perform a benefit concert in Pasco, her ...



Hanford High School honor roll  Tri-City Herald

The following students were named on the Hanford High School honor roll for first semester.



Two football greats honored by Hanford High  Tri-City Herald

When Aaron Neary was playing football and basketball at Hanford High School, he looked up to former Falcon great Mac Tuiaea. Friday night, Neary still was ...



Hanford High among Tri-City area schools to rank in U.S. News best list...at No. 1,558  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High School is the lone Tri-City school to be ranked among the 65 best in the state in annual rankings recently published by U.S. News & World Report.



Update: Search for missing Hanford High senior resumes Thursday  Tri-City Herald

Tri-Cities divers continued to search for the Hanford High School senior who went missing in the Yakima River on Memorial Day 2018. Columbia Basin Dive ...



Hanford High students, staff bond in mourning 3 student deaths  Tri-City Herald

The past week has been jarring for Hanford High School after three students linked to the school have died. The latest was former student Ryan Vandersommen, ...



Honor roll: Hanford High School  Tri-City Herald

The following students were named on the Hanford High School honor roll list for first semester.



Hanford High School students remember Columbine victims  NBC Right Now

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre in Colorado. Thousands of students across the nation participated in a nation-wide ...



They lost their beautiful boy. Now this Tri-Cities family is speaking up about depression, suicide  Tri-City Herald

The Slack family lost son Gavin to suicide in 2016. They're sharing their story in hopes of helping others cope with depression. The Richland WA family stresses ...



Tri-City things to do for May 17-26  Tri-City Herald

Did you know you can search our online calendar?



Second Hanford High student in a week dies  Tri-City Herald

A Hanford High School junior died Tuesday from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the second student from the school to die this week.



Head of Kennewick schools announces retirement  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick schools are looking for a new superintendent for the first time in 11 years. Dave Bond, 60, announced Wednesday he will retire in 2020 after more ...



7 restaurants and school cafeterias fail their health inspections  Tri-City Herald

Seven restaurants and school cafeterias failed their inspections by the Benton-Franklin Health District.



Hanford High School varsity cheer squad places second at nationals  NBC Right Now

The Hanford High School varsity cheer squad earned Second Place in the Non-Tumbling Super Large Division at the National High School Cheerleading ...



Sign up now to tour Hanford national park. Here’s what’s new this year  Tri-City Herald

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park's 2019 tour season at Hanford starts April 1, with registration opening today. Participants can sign up for a tour of ...



The magic of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ coming to Richland stage  Tri-City Herald

Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and the rest will sing and dance their way across the stage as part of Academy of Children's Theatre's production of “The Wizard of ...



Double trouble is a good thing for Hanford wrestling  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High School coach Dom Duncan is trying to build his girls wrestling team into a powerful program, and he's got a good foundation with a former dancer ...



4A Swimming: Camas Gets Outpaced by Hanford, Still Wins Title  Lacamas Magazine

Hanford won the 4A District Girls Swimming Title Saturday, with Camas placing second. The Papermakers will send seven to State next week.



Storm closes Tri-Cities Airport and highways. Here are the latest closures  Tri-City Herald

Snow is continuing to fall and drift in the Tri-Cities Saturday, closing the Tri-Cities Airport, roads and highways and canceling events, and sports games, and ...



Hanford High School  Tri-City Herald

Graduation: 4:30 p.m. June 6, Toyota Center, Kennewick. Valedictorians: Jonah Bartrand. Parents David and Meg Bartrand. Plans to attend University of Idaho to ...



Washington’s newest national park at Hanford could draw 100,000 visitors by 2018  The Spokesman Review

The Manhattan Project National Historical Park is taking shape at Hanford and two other locations where the country during World War II crossed the threshhold ...



Guest column: Richland’s mushroom cloud is again getting attention  Tri-City Herald

National news outlets reported on more than just the tunnel collapse at the Hanford nuclear site this month — they reported on us.



Just north of Richland is one of state's most endangered historic places  Tri-City Herald

The Bruggemann Warehouse, part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park at the Hanford nuclear reservation, has been named a 2018 most ...



Kennewick’s retiring superintendent says ‘we’ve probably failed’ if students don’t learn this  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick superintendent Dave Bond plans to retire next school year with a legacy of better educated children, higher graduation rates, and more schools.



Hanford gives Tri-Cities a history like nowhere else. New WSU book series tell the tales  Tri-City Herald

A new series of Tri-City area history books has launched with the story of the people whose homes, land and businesses were seized for a secret wartime ...



Resignation puts Dayton on hunt for school principal  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Dayton School District needs a new principal for its middle and high schools.



Chief Joseph Principal selected as planning administrator for new Health Sciences Academy  NBC Right Now

The Richland School District is pleased to announce that Chief Joseph Middle School Principal Jon Lobdell has been selected to be the planning administrator ...



Former Eastern Washington, Dallas safety Matt Johnson hopes Eagles, Cowboys make Saturday a day to remember  The Spokesman-Review

The stars in Texas, big and bright as they say, aligned somewhat perfectly this weekend for one former Eastern Washington football player.



This Richland band geek could be the next Miss Washington  Tri-City Herald

Miss Tri-Cities Hannah Mowry is headed to Burien this week in preparation for next week's Miss Washington competition. She hopes to win the title.



Brewster, Mabton girls meet today (Feb. 13) for rescheduled District game  Quad City Herald

BREWSTER – A District 5/6 basketball playoff game between the Lady Bears and Mabton, postponed twice because of hazardous weather, will be played at 4 ...



Mid-Columbia’s top students graduate with honors  Tri-City Herald

Thousands of Mid-Columbia students will collect their diplomas at upcoming graduation ceremonies. Here's a list of the top achievers at Tri-City area schools.



Out of the pool: Longtime area swim coach Randy Willis retires  Tri-City Herald

Randy Willis, a swim coach at Richland and Hanford high schools for more than 20 years, has stepped down. He founded the Tri-City Channel Cats club team in ...



They lost several friends to suicide. These Tri-Cities college students are doing something about it  Tri-City Herald

Ali Williamson and Brenden Perkins have each lost several friends to suicide by gun. There was a day last year when the young couple went to two separate ...



Crew helpless to prevent plane crash that killed Richland Marine, report says  Tri-City Herald

The cause of a military cargo plane crash that killed a Richland Marine in 2017 has been traced back to a corroded propeller, according to an investigation ...



Washington’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists named; Seattle’s Lakeside tops list  The Seattle Times

Washington's semifinalists, along with 16000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2017 PSAT taken by 1.6 million high school juniors last ...



Longtime Hanford coach trades baseball for football  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High School baseball coach Tom DeWitz turned in his resignation earlier this year, but the longtime coach completed the 2016 season with the Falcons ...



Remembering a champion: Hanford’s Tori Baker  Tri-City Herald

Intense. If there was one word to describe Hanford's Tori Baker on the basketball court, that would be it. “She was sweet and smiley, but you put her on the court, ...



Before the Manhattan Project, Hanford Site was home to 1500 people  Yakima Herald-Republic

HANFORD SITE — Even the dead weren't sacred. Every man, woman and child, including the dearly departed, were evicted, never to live here again. Just a few ...



Mid-Columbia 2018 graduation schedule  Tri-City Herald

The pomp and circumstance of graduation season has arrived. Here's the rundown of upcoming graduation ceremonies around the Mid-Columbia region.



Old farm warehouse may be saved as part of Hanford history  KING5.com

RICHLAND, Wash. — One of Washington state's most endangered historic places is located on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland.



He was a star player for Pasco. Now he’s working to rebuild Bulldogs football  Tri-City Herald

Leon Wright-Jackson takes over a Pasco football program that has won just three games in five years. The former Bulldogs running back, who won a state title in ...



Brown, Jesse  Post Register

Jesse Shane Brown, 21, of Idaho Falls, passed away Thursday, August 30, 2018, at home surrounded by his family from complications from cancer. He was ...



Aaron Neary happy to have home with Los Angeles Rams, but is far from satisfied  The Spokesman-Review

Since the former FCS All-American entered the NFL as an undrafted free-agent in 2016, he's earned relative longevity in the league, but has rarely suited up on ...



2017 Mid-Columbia honor roll  Tri-City Herald

Kresten Orcutt, of Pasco, has been named to the Dickinson State University, Dickinson, N.D., president's list for the spring semester.



Aberdeen brings in new principals for elementary schools  The Daily World

Two new principals and an assistant principal will be joining the Aberdeen School District for the 2018-2019 school year. The appointments were approved by ...



Free breakfast, lunch offered to Tri-City students  Tri-City Herald

Tri-City schools started are serving summer meals to students. The program helps families bridge the gap until school starts.



Richland teen danced in the aisles. Now she dances on the Seahawks sideline  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High graduate Dayla Hathaway, 19, is now “Sea Gal Dayla,” the youngest member of the Sea Gals dance team of the Seahawks. She was one of 300 to ...



Bobcat graduate returns home to lead Central Park Elementary  KXRO Newsradio

John Crabb, currently a principal in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District in Alaska, will return home to Grays Harbor to be principal at Central Park ...



Trejo, Craig honored  Quad City Herald

Fillies team co-captains Karina Craig, left, and Anayeli Trejo were honored on Senior Night during last Tuesday's final home game at Bridgeport. Erika Santana ...



Class time becomes screen time in more Tri-City schools  Tri-City Herald

Richland and Pasco school districts are moving toward providing each student a computer when they start class. The move is aimed at allowing teachers to ...



Here are some creative ways to volunteer in the Tri-Cities  Tri-City Herald

Imagine what it would be like if everyone of us volunteered now and then to help others in the community. There are numerous creative ways to help out.



Wa-Hi musicians shine at contest | Etcetera | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Walla Walla High School vocal students competed in the Columbia Basin High Vocal Solo & Ensemble Contest at Hanford High School in Richland.



Tri-City summer camps for kids 2017  Tri-City Herald

Summer is here and you and your kids will be looking for fun summer activities. Here are some camps offered in the area:



A school field trip to the room where the atomic bomb was made  Los Angeles Times

A visit to the Hanford Site of the new Manhattan Project National Historical Park gets one visitor thinking about the questions it raises.



Best High Schools In Washington 2017: U.S. News And World Report  Patch.com

Best High Schools In Washington 2017 - Seattle, WA - The annual list is out and 54 Washington state schools rank among the best in the U.S. Find out which ...



1 of these Tri-City teens will be crowned queen  Tri-City Herald

Four Tri-City teens will compete to be the Miss Juneteenth queen this weekend in Pasco. The Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant is at 6 p.m. Saturday at ...



Mid-Columbia sports scene lost 2 great people  Tri-City Herald

Former Mid-Columbia high school sports coaches Gary Everson of River View football and Marcie Brown of Tri-Cities Prep volleyball recently died. Both left ...



Wa-Hi grapplers prep for regionals | Walla Walla High School | union-bulletin.com  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

WEST RICHLAND — Wa-Hi's Joshua Pettyjohn and Ely Kimball placed second here Saturday and nine other Blue Devils qualified for regionals during the ...



These are the new leaders of Trios Health  Tri-City Herald

The new owner of Trios Health in Kennewick has named a new CEO and CFO. One has Tri-Cities ties.



Body of 26-year-old Marine Dietrich Schmieman returns home  NBC Right Now

Fallen Marine Sergeant and Hanford High School graduate Dietrich Schmieman is heading home for the last time...nearly a month after dying in a helicopter ...



Pasco football looks to former star to rejuvenate program  Tri-City Herald

Former Pasco Bulldogs running back Leon Wright-Jackson replaces Kevin Jolley, who stepped down after last season.



18 Puget Sound Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Bellevue, WA Patch

BELLEVUE, WA - The first round of National Merit Scholarships was announced Wednesday, with 18 students from Washington winning scholarships worth ...



Hanford: plutonium factory, waste site and now, national historical park  The Seattle Times

Hanford, long known as one of the nation's most polluted nuclear waste sites, will soon have a new designation: A part of our newest national historical park.



Richland company’s ‘Dragon’ making waves in gaming world  Tri-City Herald

Grant D. Williams wasn't even a teenager yet when he designed his first computer game.



50 immigrants become U.S. citizens in Richland naturalization ceremony  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

The new citizens represent 14 countries: Guatemala, Burma, Ukraine, the Philippines, Moldova, Iraq, Peru, Belarus, Somalia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, India, Iran, ...



Hollywood film shot in Tri-Cities to premiere in Pasco  Tri-City Herald

Dale Peterson briefly visited the Tri-Cities several years back for his nephew's high school graduation. He was writing a screenplay at the time, and the ...



Faith Bender Is One Of The Top Underclassman Throwers  MileSplit

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Richland man one of Marines killed in Mississippi plane crash  The Spokesman-Review

Friends on social media have identified Richland native Dietrich Schmieman as one of the Marines who died in a devastating plane crash in Mississippi Monday ...



Single Pasco mother’s struggle inspires daughter to dream of being a doctor  Tri-City Herald

Jennifer Jimenez's mother put herself through college while working so she could support her family. That struggle led to Jimenez's success, and helped earn ...



Kabacy, Skyview repeat as 4A state tennis champs  The Columbian

Not knowing how to lose when the going gets tough will usually yield a victory. Or a state title. Or a couple of state titles. Skyview senior Andrew Kabacy ...



Roberta J. Berg  Yakima Herald-Republic

Roberta J. Berg of Paterson, WA, passed away on May 9, 2017 at Chaplaincy House in Kennewick, WA.



Tri-Cities Steel Drum Band Association ready to spread Christmas cheer  NBC Right Now

TRI-CITIES, WA - You're invited to enjoy some of the sounds of Christmas. One local organization is bringing the holiday cheer with their annual Christmas ...



Singers, chamber choir tour Idaho, Washington and Montana  willamette.edu

In January, the Willamette University Chamber Choir and Willamette Singers, under the direction of Wallace Long, will tour Washington, Idaho and Montana ...



Marching bands converge on Joe Albi for Pacific Northwest championships  The Spokesman Review

Music was king Saturday at Joe Albi Stadium as marching bands and color guards competed for the title at the Pacific Northwest Marching Band Championships ...



Here Are The Best Sophomore Girls Returners In XC  MileSplit

Up next in our compiling of best XC returners are the sophomore girls.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



Quaron Adams Is One Of The Top Underclassman Boys Sprinters  MileSplit

Chandler (AZ) High School's Quaron Adams has some of the top underclassman sprint times in the nation. He's clocked a 21.61 (+1.6) in the 200m and a 10.49 ...



Hanford boys top Hermiston; Pasco girls drop Ike  Tri-City Herald

Jalayne Martinez scored 17 of her game-high 27 points in the first quarter as the visiting Pasco girls rolled past Eisenhower 81-43 in a nonleague game Tuesday ...



Hanford, B Reactor tour registration starts March 9  The Columbian

KENNEWICK — Registration begins at 9 a.m. March 9 for Hanford tours this year, with initially a choice of two tours. Visitors can choose between a tour focused ...



Selah's Kieser takes third in 2A tennis  Yakima Herald-Republic

SEATTLE — Selah senior Jared Kieser took third place Saturday at the Class 2A state tennis tournament at the University of Washington.



Granger's Naya Roettger surges into Class 1A-2B-1B state semis  Yakima Herald-Republic

Granger's Naya Roettger was the big surprise in an otherwise so-so day for the SCAC West at the Class 1A-2B-1B state tennis tournament at the Yakima Tennis ...



HRV girls wrestling has good showing at Hanford Cup  Hood River News

The HRV girls wrestling team traveled to Richland, Wash., earlier this week to get one more tournament in before the holidays hit, competing in the Hanford Girls ...



The Most Impressive Kids Graduating From High School This Year  Business Insider

They're only 17 or 18 years old, but most of them have already accomplished more than many of us do in our entire lives. This list includes kids who are ...



Mark Morris places third at state Knowledge Bowl  Longview Daily News

The Mark Morris High School Knowledge Bowl team placed third in its division at the state championship tournament Saturday in the Tri Cities area — the ...



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