Kennewick School District

Kennewick School District seeks input on names for 2 schools

The Kennewick School District invites community members to submit suggested names, mascots and colors for two new elementary schools opening in August 2018. Community members may submit their suggestions for Elementary #16 and Dual Language Elementary #17 using an online survey: www.ksd.org  The survey closes on Nov. 17. Suggestions will be provided to each school’s naming committee […]

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The Local to open second coffee shop inside BlankSpace

The Local, a coffee shop on Gage Boulevard in Kennewick, will be opening a second location inside BlankSpace in December. BlankSpace owner Olivia Berg announced the news Nov. 7 on her business’ Facebook page. “We are absolutely thrilled to be part of bringing a high-end coffee experience to the Southridge area (and taking latte art […]

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BBB issues warning about Amazon email scam

BBB issues warning about Amazon email scam

The Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest has issued a warning about a new email scam involving Amazon.com. The scam email appears to be from Amazon and asks the recipient to “confirm” their personal information. Here’s how it works: Recipients open their email and see a message from “Amazon.com” with a subject line that reads: “We […]

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Pink the Parkway features two cancer survivor fashion shows. The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Richland Parkway.

Parkway businesses team up for cancer awareness event

Seventeen businesses in The Parkway are offering discounts and deals during an annual cancer awareness fundraiser called Pink the Parkway. Organized by Warrior Sisterhood, a support group offered through the Tri-Cities Cancer Center, the event features two cancer survivor fashion shows, live music, vendors, dance and cheer demonstrations, a silent auction and more. Pink the […]

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Kennewick ranks No. 3 for best place to trick-or-treat

There is little chance of rain ruining the trick-or-treating in Kennewick, making it the No. 3 city in the country for collecting Halloween candy. That’s according to a list compiled by online financial technology company SmartAsset. Last year Kennewick ranked No. 4 on the list. The ranking considered seven metrics: data for population density, percent of […]

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Higher education, job training expo set for Oct. 28 in Kennewick

Congressman Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, will host a Higher Education and Job Training Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 28 in Kennewick. The free expo is open to Central Washington students of all ages and their families. Colleges, military institutions and job training programs will be available to offer information and resources for students and families […]

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Young Professional 2017: Olivia Berg

Olivia Berg, Owner of BlankSpace Age: 27 Hometown: Burbank Describe the Company: BlankSpace in Kennewick is an urban gathering place designed to cultivate and inspire community and culture. Essentially, BlankSpace provides infrastructure for people to enjoy each other and the uniqueness of our region, from pop-up shops, to the Karma Juice bar, to high-end event […]

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Young Professional 2017: Nathaniel Burt

Nathaniel Burt, President and shareholder at Burt Tax and Accounting Inc. Age: 30 Hometown: Kennewick Describe the company: Burt Tax and Accounting Inc. is a traditional CPA firm with a modern twist. We provide tax and accounting services typically provided by CPA firms but we have a flat fee structure (instead of hourly) and we […]

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Young Professional 2017: Patrick Conrad

Patrick Conrad, Communications specialist at Mission Support Alliance Age: 37 Hometown: Olympia, Washington Describe the company: As the Hanford Site integrator, Mission Support Alliance provides the best in critical infrastructure site services to the Department of Energy and Hanford cleanup contractors, allowing them to focus their energies on the cleanup mission. What brought you to […]

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