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Throwback Thursday: Meet the Pasco Milk Man!

Before grocery stores had refrigerated aisles the Milk Man would rove town delivering fresh milk and other produce. Their role was so important to the survival of Pasco that men delivering milk were exempted from military service during World War II.

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Maegan Murray
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If We Bury a Time Capsule, What Tri-Cities Objects Should Go Inside?

If we were to buy a time capsul thingy and buried it, what should we put in it from Tri-Cities?

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Our Story in Two Minutes [VIDEO]

WOW! I was really captivated by this awesome video. We have come so far...and have so far to go.

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10 Classic Country Songs That NEVER Made It to No. 1 [VIDEOS]

CMT.com put together a list of some of the GREATEST country songs . . . that NEVER made it to Number One. They chose 10 . . . and some are a total surprise . . . especially when you consider "Achy Breaky Heart" was #1 for a billion weeks

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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This Day in History for June 30 – ‘Gone with the Wind’ Published and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1859 – French acrobat Charles Blondin crosses Niagara Falls on a tightrope (More info)

1921 – President Warren G. Harding appoints former President William Howard Taft as Chief Justice of the United States; Taft is the only person to have ever held both offices (More info)

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You’ll Never Guess What Job Used to Require 80 Horses to Get Done

Sure, the Tri-Cities has a lot going for it, but should south Kennewick residents be called “Heavenites?” I thought that was reserved for angels! It’s also what people called wheat farmers in the Horse Heaven Hills in the 1880s

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When And Where Was This Picture Taken? – Kennewick History Sleuths Needed

This is a photograph from the East Benton County Historical Society. They aren’t sure when it was taken, or from what angle, but they know the baseball field is Sanders Baseball Field in Kennewick that was later renamed the Sanders-Jacob Field in 1970

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KORD Remembers Pasco’s WWI Veterans

More than 300 Franklin County residents served the nation 95 years ago.

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photo courtesy of city of richland
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Fingernail History

 

The Fingernail is a soundstage in Howard Amon Park. It was created in 1963, "salvaged from a rock quarry" in the 1970s, and moved here in 1982

 

a great video on on this local landmark  video

 

 

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Share Your Memories of Growing Up In Pasco [SURVEY]

Share your memories of what Pasco was like when you were growing up.

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William Thomas Cain, Getty
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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Leprechauns

Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of their rare appearances and coveted pot of gold have permeated almost every aspect of popular culture. They have become so synonymous with Irish culture that the streets are filled with tall green hats and green coats every St. Patrick’s Day. Their history, however, is far different from the traditional leprechauns that endlessly wander into bars and fight hangovers one weekend in March. Take a look at a few things you probably didn’t know about leprechauns.

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Henry S. Dziekan III / Rick Diamond, Getty Images
Henry S. Dziekan III / Rick Diamond, Getty Images
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Pearl Harbor Day Remembered by Billy Ray Cyrus, Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus

Today marks 70 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan on Dec. 7, 1941, which killed 2,402 Americans and wounded more than half as many, effectively starting World War II. People worldwide are undoubtedly taking time out of their day to think about the devastating attack that changed everything, country music stars included.

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