Education & Training


Education & Training Briefs – September 2023

New massage school to open next year in Richland A new massage school is opening in Richland. Advanced Bodywork Education...
Nathan Kennedy, owner of Columbia Safety LLC, stands in front of the new headquarters for his businesses at 9530 Bedford St. in Pasco. Columbia Safety offers a full slate of medical training courses from basic first aid and CPR to advanced emergency medical technician (EMT) and nursing courses. Kennedy also owns Columbia Safety Medical, AED Wholesale and Badger Tactical. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

Growing safety training company moves headquarters to Pasco

If you’re signed up for an upcoming first aid/CPR or EMT training course through Columbia Safety, make sure you check...

Q&A with Steve McCullough

SuperintendentEducational Service District 123 Steve McCullough Number of employees you oversee: Educational Service District (ESD 123) currently employs 255 individuals....
Preston Morris, center, has been working as an intern for three years at Richland’s Planet Fitness through a placement program with Richland School District’s Community Based Transition Center. Scott Piippo, left, is a work-based learning coordinator for CBTC, and Amani Wilburn, right, is club manager at the Richland Planet Fitness. (Photo by Jamie Council)

Richland School District’s special needs program seeks business partners

They say good work – and good workers – are hard to find, but a new program in the Richland...

Covid-19 has infected college-going behavior in the Tri-Cities

The Covid-19 pandemic ushered in a skepticism of medicine and science among certain segments of society. It appears that it...

Wanted: Mentors ready to invest in young people

I think we can all agree that the experiences we had growing up built us into the adults we became....
Pasco School District's Digital Learning Center at 4403 W. Court St., Pasco. The building also holds the Health Services Center. (TCAJOB photo)

Pasco School District opens ‘hub of creativity’

A new home for Pasco School District's virtual learning programs and health services has opened its doors, just in time...
Columbia Basin College, 2600 N. 20th Ave., Pasco. (Photo by Scott Butner Photography)

CBC wins grant to help relieve student hunger

Columbia Basin College in Pasco is among four community colleges in the state selected to participate in a new free...
Juana Melo of the Pasco School District was chosen to receive the Washington State Migrant Education Program’s “Recruiter of the Year” award for the 2022-23 school year. (Courtesy Pasco School District)

Pasco School District employee earns state honor

A recruiter for Pasco School District’s migrant program has earned a prestigious state honor.  Juana Melo has been named Washington...
Pasco School District students and staff at the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 17 for the district’s third comprehensive high school. (Courtesy Pasco School District).

Pasco breaks ground on new high school 

Pasco School District is scheduled to open its third comprehensive high school in the fall of 2025.  The new 299,413-square-foot...

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Partner Haiti’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Music Bingo at MG Wine Bar

September 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Horn Rapids 2nd Annual Fall Craft Bazaar

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm