History

How Soldiers and a Horse Rancher Settled Richland
Even though the Indian treaties of 1855 at the Walla Walla Council (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walla_Walla_Council_%281855%29) opened the West to white settlement, it did not necessarily create peaceful conditions for the settlers.
For the next twenty years, Indian uprisings were not uncommon...
Tri-Cities’ Surprising Role In The Frontier Mining Industry
Did you know the mining industry supported the Tri-Cities economy in the 19th century? In school we learn that before the Hanford Project the Tri-Cities was a ranching and agricultural community, but the beef and produce went to mines in Montana and British Columbia...
Thanks For Helping Us Out With This Photograph
Last week, we asked you what you knew about this picture. KORD listeners came to the rescue to fill us in on what they knew of this vintage shot of the Tri-Cities. Thanks for your help!

It looks to me like it is facing east. You see the drive-in is at the bottom right, but it is not at the bottom rig…

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