Maybe you've heard John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died the same day -- July 4, 1826 -- 50 years after the Declaration of Independence! Maybe you've heard all the similarities between Lincoln and Kennedy (both elected to congress in '46, both to the presidency in '60 and both assassins born in '08. Lincoln had a secretary named Kennedy and Kennedy had one named Lincoln). But here are some you've NEVER heard of:
With Garth Brooks' new tour taking off like a rocket and everyone talking about what a legend he is, I couldn't help but remember when he was young and said his dream was to some day get as big as Clint Black!
If you're a proud graduate of Columbia High School in Richland, your school has been renamed. The building is the same, but no one knows what "Col Hi" is anymore. You're not alone. You can commiserate with graduates of White Bluffs High School.
Franklin County experienced a serious earthquake during the night of July 15, 1936 -- the strongest in the Mid Columbia since 1872. That's right, as infrequent as it sounds, Tri-Cities is earthquake country.
For today's Throwback Thursday let's salute the men and women who keep our freeways clean and safe! Summer travel means these folks work overtime on our behalf. Enjoy these photos of road crews (plus a service station) from the early 1930s in the Tri-Cities area.
Tri-Cities has a lot of great live, local music to enjoy nearly every night of the week. You may not know that it's a long-standing tradition! People have always enjoyed playing in bands -- but the instruments have changed. Check out these photos from the 1920s and 1930s.
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