Education & Training

Photo showing the exterior of the new Heritage University regional site in downtown Kennewick.

Heritage University celebrates new Tri-Cities regional site 

A building with a storied past has a new tenant — one with its eyes on the future.   Heritage University...
Photo showing two rows of portables at Chiawana High School.

Pasco School District sells $221M in bonds 

The Pasco School District has sold $221 million in bonds, allowing several construction projects to move forward. The projects, including...
Heritage University has opened a campus at 333 W. Canal Drive in downtown Kennewick. From left are Eldrick Knapp, Johny Sleider Turciog Garcia, Viviana Aguilar and Noemi Mendoza Santiago. (Courtesy Heritage University)

Heritage University expanding to Kennewick 

Heritage University is expanding its presence and reach in the Tri-Cities, opening a new location in downtown Kennewick and offering...
Eric and Jillian Wong opened a math learning center focused on building confidence and mastery in math for students through 12th grade. (Photo by Robin Wojtanik)

Math enthusiasts hope to multiply their ranks

When a STEM-focused couple discovered their own passion for math instruction, they left their former high-demand careers behind and moved...
Jessica Manueles and Ashley Wright prepare their dual language prekindergarten classroom at St. Patrick’s School in Pasco. The private, Catholic school partnered with Boston College to launch the 50-50 Spanish-English program this year, putting it at the vanguard of an effort to promote dual language learning in public schools. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

St. Pat’s starts dual language program as concept gains statewide traction

When school started at St. Patrick’s School in Pasco in late August, teachers Jessica Manueles and Ashley Wright greeted 20...

Q&A with Paul Randall

Paul Randall Director Tri-Tech Skills Center Paul Randall Number of employees you oversee: 41 Tell us about Tri-Tech and how...

The pandemic was not kind to student learning

The grim scorecard of Covid-19 in the U.S. is responsible for over 1 million deaths, according to the Centers for...

New EWU president visits Tri-City business community

Shari McMahan As many students returned to campus at the end of August, the new president...

Trios welcomes new residents, including 2 Tri-Citians

Trios Health’s residency class recently started its three-year program and includes four new family medicine resident physicians and six new...
The newest members of Hanford Patrol’s Special Response Team are, from left, Jonathan Doncaster, Mathew Gray, Kyle James, Robert Pofahl and Derik Moe.  (Courtesy HMIS)

Hanford Patrol officers complete grueling training to serve on elite team

By Robin Wojtanikfor Hanford Mission Integration Solutions Following a grueling training and instruction regimen, five Hanford Patrol officers became a...

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