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Memorial Day Observed At Arlington National Cemetery
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Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day

According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect...

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Can You Guess the Washington Town Named to Honor the Beer Industry?

And no, it's not Olympia!! Hint: Before the name change, it used to be Tutusville, WA...

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The Ape Cave Near Mount St. Helens Named After Bigfoot Sightings is an Adventure for All [VIDEO]!

 

If you’re an outdoors kind of person, then the Ape Cave should be on your list of hikes to do (at least twice) before you die.

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You Can’t Visit Tri-Cities’ Most Significant Cultural Attraction — It’s Underwater

Imagine allowing the ground under the Eiffel Tower to get soggy and tip over. Or the Roman Colosseum getting washed out. Or the Great Wall of China end up at the bottom of a river...

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Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!

After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics)...

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Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
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1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

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New reward offered in 8-year-old pipe bomb murders (Getty Images)
New reward offered in 8-year-old pipe bomb murders (Getty Images)
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Family Hoping BIG Reward Will Help Crack Two 8-Year-Old Murder Cases

8 years ago, Bill Walker, who was 69 at the time, was killed by a pipe bomb in Moses Lake. Now, his family has teamed with Crime Stoppers, and hoping a $10K reward will breathe new life into this unsolved murder, as well as another similar crime hours later.

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Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Coca-Cola - Rooftop "Chopped"
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Moses Lake Businesses I Really, Really Miss

Ever wish you had a time machine? We don't, so we're taking a trip down memory lane instead!

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Parade For fallen Military is This Saturday in Richland

This weekend for our fallen military "Time of Remembrance" is doing a parade on Jadwin Avenue starting from Torbit and ending on Knight street... the parade starts Saturday September 24th at 10:30am. It is to honor our fallen, retired , active and future military.  It is time to come, enjoy and educate.

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Look at The Cool Treasure I Found at a Flea Market

This weekend they had the annual flea market at the Benton Co. Fairgrounds

I noticed this cool piece of vintage cast iron awesomeness! The gentleman running the booth claimed it was from his grandmother, he thought it was a hand warmer or camp stove...

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6:30am Sunday, 911 Memorial Service, Kennewick (City of Kennewick)
6:30am Sunday, 911 Memorial Service, Kennewick (City of Kennewick)
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Join The Sunrise Service at The 9/11 Memorial in Kennewick Sunday

This coming Sunday is the 15th anniversary of 911, and at 6:30am Sunday morning, there will be a special sunrise service at the 911 Memorial by the Southridge Sports Complex in Kennewick.

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Oregon is Home to the Oldest Sandals EVER FOUND!

When you see the photo of these sandals, you'll see they're actually in pretty good condition. Amazing to think that the people who wore these saw the ice age...

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Category: History, Newsletter

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