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Five Safety Tips How to Best Dress Your Dog for Halloween
Halloween is a week from Tuesday and if you're planning on putting your DOG in a costume, here's five safety tips before you do.
1. Have a "dress rehearsal." If this is your first time putting your dog in a Halloween costume, don't wait until the 31st to put it on...
Chemical Vapor Whiffs Reportedly Smelled by Six Hanford Workers
An onion-like smell, possibly chemical vapors, was reported by six different Hanford nuclear reservation employees Wednesday afternoon.
The workers were preparing for routine electrical maintenance outside the TX Tank Farm and were not wearing supplied air respirators at the time because they were ou…
Walla Walla Schools Score $1.8 Million After School Program Money
Walla Walla Public Schools received a $1.8 million federal five-year grant to provide 21st Century Community Learning Center after school programs at Edison, Green Park and Sharpstein elementary schools.
This new funding allows 300 additional students, 100 per elementary school, to participate in the…
$350,000 IMMEDIATELY Available to Help Homeless Oregon Veterans
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) in partnership with the Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs is pleased to announce the release of $350,000 in resources to provide immediate assistance for Oregon's homeless veterans. Governor Kate Brown is leading the effort to end veteran homelessnes…
Benton County Fire District #4 With Timely and Sage Advice
A house fire is a family's worst nightmare.
Recently, with a number of fires with varying degrees of damage documented here locally, we are somberly reminded that could be us.
And if it was you, would you and your family be ready? Maybe it's time to have a discussion...
Ease Range Anxiety With New Washington Charging Stations
Range Anxiety.
It's what electric vehicle drivers in Central and Eastern Washington have been feeling as they whiz through the wonders east of the Cascades.
It's not unlike watching your own fuel gauge riding "E" or wondering if the smart phone has enough charge to complete…
City of Kennewick Won’t Do 9/11 Ceremony, So Firefighters Will
In a stunning move, the City of Kennewick will not be officially sanctioning a 9/11 remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial near the Southridge Sports Complex. Budget concerns seem to be the reasoning, but that reasoning is not reasonable for the Kennewick Firefighters who, feeling doing the cerem…

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