For Terri Schofield being a balloon pilot isn't a job, it's a passion. The Oregon native has been flying for 26 years with her husband Greg as her crew chief and they have traveled across the country flying their balloon Simpatico. This is their first time at the Great Prosser Balloon Rally.
Over 1,500 students form the Mid-Columbia have the opportunity to see history in a new way during the annual Heritage Days event at Sacajawea State Park. The annual festival documents culture at the park through the years, from Lewis and Clark to mountain men and Native Americans. It continues Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Karen Miller, manager of Communications and Governmental Relations, explains some of the low income senior discounts available at Benton PUD. Benton PUD offers a 10%, 20%, or 25% discount for qualifying low income seniors that are 62 years of age or older. Applications are available at BentonPUD/org or in the office.
"I've never seen anything like this before and I think it's making history to see corks from our local wineries to incorporated in a mural like this" said Shae Frichette, one of the organizers of Art Uncorked!, as she watched artist Scott Gundersen work on his mural of Washington wine pioneer Chas Nagel at the Richland Farmers Market. All are welcome to watch Scott continue the mural, which will call the Ste. Michelle Wine Estates WSU Wine Science Center home. The event continues this evening at Gesa Carousel of Dreams in Kennewick from 6-8 and from 10-5 tomorrow.
Columbia Basin College and a private developer broke ground on one of Washington state’s few community college student housing project on Wednesday. Designed by a CBC graduate, the low-frills “dormitory” will blend affordability with views of the 10th fairway of Sun Willows Golf Course.
Hanford History Project at Washington State University in Richland, Washington, has a contract to curate and care for items in the vast Hanford collection of artifacts and archival material. About 40 percent of the Hanford collection has been moved off the Hanford site near Richland, Washington, with the rest scheduled to be moved by the end of September 2016.
Every year, just for a weekend, the wading pool at Howard Amon Park in Richland is open to the dogs as a fundraiser for Paws-abilities Place Dog Park. Dogs enjoy the pool before it is cleaned for the winter at the temporary dog park.
Matthew H. de Vore apologizes to the friends and family of Thomas R. Christian Friday during his sentencing hearing for second-degree murder at Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick. De Vore was sentenced to 27 1/2 years for the November 2014 murder of Thomas at a Kennewick plasma donation center.
Miranda Christan, daughter of Thomas R. Christian, speaks at the sentencing of Matthew H. de Vore Friday at Benton County Superior Court in Kennewick. De Vore was sentenced to 27 1/2 years for the November 2014 murder of Thomas at a Kennewick plasma donation center.