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Pasco council members mull 11.5 percent pay raise

The Pasco City Council is considering an 11.5-percent bump in the monthly stipend for its members. Under the proposal, each member would receive $1,115 per month, while the mayor would get $1,450 — up from the current $1,000 and $1,300.

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Trios gains new hospitalist

Salil Rajayer has joined Trios Health’s hospitalist team. Rajayer has studied medicine at the New York University School of Medicine, the Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons, the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and Manipal University in India.

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Snow Monday in Tri-Cities is a maybe

The National Weather Service is forecasting at 50 percent chance of precipitation after 10 a.m. Dec. 5 in the Tri-Cities, which could fall as rain or snow. If snow does fall, less than a half inch is expected.

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In Guatemala dental clinic, tears and thanks

Dr. Bart Roach of Three Rivers Dental in Kennewick, Washington led a volunteer team of dentist and other dental professionals in Guatemala over Thanksgiving week. The team led by Kennewick, Washington dentist treated patients such as Nancy Ruano, 7, who needed a filling and extractions.

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Lighted Boat Parade brings Christmas to the Columbia

The annual Christmas Lighted Boat Parade brought the Seahawks and a Santa on jet-skis to the Columbia River as boats made their way from Clover Island to Howard Amon Park and back.
Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
Lighted Boat Parade brings Christmas to the Columbia 1:12

Lighted Boat Parade brings Christmas to the Columbia

Cadet candidates participate in Physical Agility Test 0:59

Cadet candidates participate in Physical Agility Test

From the toilet to the tank – biofuels from sewage 1:00

From the toilet to the tank – biofuels from sewage

Carbon dioxide tucked into basalt converts to rock 2:33

Carbon dioxide tucked into basalt converts to rock