Education & Training

Kevin Delaney will present science demonstrations from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3.

Speakers, job fair, science demos aim to connect Tri-City work force

An event featuring national speakers and activities designed to bring together job seekers, policy makers, educators, labor unions, tribes, veterans...
Taylor Brucher, left, and Gabriel Crowell are two of six interns joining the Four Feathers winemaking crew for 2018 harvest.

Washington wine education thrives alongside industry

By David Forsyth One sign that an industry is maturing and becoming an important part of the regional economy is...
Members of Mission Support Alliance’s Synergy Network show off the backpacks they collected for Stack the Packs, a program that provides backpacks and school supplies to foster kids. The women’s group offers informal networking, formal panel discussions and community volunteer opportunities. (Courtesy MSA)

MSA women’s group provides networking, community service opportunities

By Stacey Denny Anel Suarez credits a group of female colleagues for encouraging her to apply for a new position...
Savannah Wammock teaches at Kirkwood Elementary in Toppenish as part of the Heritage University’s accelerate program. Students like Wammock earn a master’s in teaching while working as the teacher of record in K-12 classrooms. (Courtesy Heritage University)

Heritage University tackles teacher shortage with accelerated programs

A shortage of certified teachers is making it difficult for school districts statewide to find qualified educators to fill open...
Kamiakin High School senior Mitchel Denke runs a four-hour radio program each weekend at U-Rock Radio in Kennewick, thanks to the station’s Training The Kids program that began in March.

U-Rock radio trains young DJs, then gets them on-air

A weekend DJ on U-Rock Radio admitted he didn’t know much about ’80s rock music when he started. Age might...
Paul Strand, a Washington State University Tri-Cities professor of psychology, is among a team of researchers working to evaluate and refine a data-driven program to reduce truancy in kindergartners to seniors across the state. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

WSU leading implementation of statewide online truancy prevention program

WSU Tri-Cities professor serves on research team working on project Washington State University is leading the online implementation of a...
Hanford’s vit plant project is on pace to treat low-activity tank waste as soon as 2022, and ahead of full WTP commissioning, taking advantage of those facilities close to completion. Bechtel hired 22 students for internships at the site this summer. (Courtesy Bechtel National)

Bechtel offers real-world experience to college students

Bechtel National Inc.’s radioactive waste treatment plant project has provided more than 330 internship opportunities for college students seeking real-world...
Zurla Lucatero, from left, Haylee Carnes and Beverly Burns of the Children’s Developmental Center in Richland will be working with children diagnosed with autism through applied behavior analysis, or ABA. Several Tri-City businesses and groups contributed money to start up the new program.

Business donations help to launch new autism therapy program

Nearly $42,000 contributed to Children’s Developmental Center in Richland The Children’s Developmental Center in Richland soon will begin offering an...

Tri-Tech students’ successes showcase school’s importance in region

By Paul Randall In late August, 862 juniors and seniors from area high schools crossed the threshold of Tri-Tech Skills...
Ryan De Leon, a 2016 Washington State University Tri-Cities nursing program graduate, talks about what he learned about his homestay family during a Sept. 6 dinner and gathering for students in the Tri-Cities cohort for the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The event marked an opportunity for the students to get to know their homestay families. The students also got the chance to meet local health professionals and get to know the Richland campus. (Courtesy WSU Tri-Cities)

WSU College of Medicine shows glimpse into medical education need

A new overview of the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine charter class shows it is made...

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West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce Networking Luncheon

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Toastmasters – Women of Influence TM Club

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

First Thursday ArtWalk

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm