Construction will soon start on the first phase of student housing at the WSU Tri-Cities Campus. The new residences, being built by Kennewick-based Chervenell Construction, will provide an estimated 750 beds.
Judith Gidley, executive director of Community Action Connections, speaks about the Second Chance Center which opens Monday, Oct. 16 at 8 a.m. They will specifically help families with children who need a daytime shelter while they look for work, housing and other resources in the community.
Over 60 volunteers joined Rebuilding Mid-Columbia in a Community Revitalization Project in the area of 3rd Avenue and Shoshone Street in Pasco. Teams worked on eight homes in the neighborhood addressing needs from painting, landscaping and critical home repairs.
Tri-Tech culinary arts students get a hands on lesson in the art of fruit and vegetable carving from nationally known Chef Ray Duey. Duey, who has appeared on many TV shows and at the White House, carves fruits and vegetables to create colorful centerpieces.
Dogs, kittens, guinea pigs and even chickens gathered at St. Joseph's Catholic School in Kennewick for the Blessing of the Animals. The event is held annually on the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi who is the Patron Saint of Animals.
The Richland Kennel Club hosted their annual dog show Saturday at Columbia Park in Kennewick on Saturday. The show continues Sunday, October 2, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. with obedience trials, rally trials, dog show rings and more.
Employees at Cascade Natural Gas raced tricycles loaned from the Tri-City Americans as part of a United Way fundraiser at the company's office in Kennewick. The three who raised the most money earned the chance to be in the race- the last event of a weeklong fundraising effort that included a barbecue and silent auction.
This October Kadlec and the Gesa Carrousel of Dreams recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by hanging flags handmade by a local volunteer at both locations. Every time the carousel starts in October, $1 will be donated to Kadlec’s mammogram fund to help uninsured and under-insured women.
This year the scaregrounds, at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Kennewick, features a bigger better space and even more haunted houses. There are four haunted houses featured; Freak Show 3D, Terror Behind the Screen, Infected, Hillbilly Hell, and a paintball station, Outbreak. The event starts on Saturday October 1 and continues through the month, see http://terrorbehindthescreen.com for more info.