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Tri-City police rescue cable bridge jumper

Several Tri-City agencies came together to help rescue a man threatening to jump from the cable bridge about 4:40 a.m. Sept. 27, 2016. They found the young man perched on the edge, outside the railing but managed to calm him.

PNNL

PNNL to help develop STEM teaching programs

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland will help with a National Science Foundation-funded project to create programs in Washington state to prepare the next generation of science, technology, engineering and math teachers. PNNL will work with Western Washington University

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Columbia River to close 4 days above Vernita Bridge

A portion of the Columbia River above Vernita Bridge will be temporarily closed to boating traffic on Sept. 28 and 29 and Oct. 3 and 4, according to the Grant PUD. A contractor for the PUD will be performing maintenance of power lines that cross over the river.