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Guest Opinions

Climate change the hot topic at next Badger Club meeting

What should we do about climate change will be the topic of discussion at the July 27 Badger Club forum. There are some, of course, who say we should do nothing. But this position is becoming increasingly untenable in the light of evidence that the adverse effects of climate change (increasing surface temperatures, increased frequency of coastal flooding, ocean acidification, etc.) are serious and already occurring.

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Guest column: Four roads lead to happiness

I love books, but far too often my passion is thwarted. I always hope that I’ll fall madly in love with the next book — that she will caress me, tease me, devour me. Frankly, that seldom happens. More often than not, she slips away in the middle of the night, leaving me singing the blues: “The thrill is gone ...”

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Renovated buildings ready for fairgoers in Kennewick

John Donley, Benton County Fairgrounds office manager, invites fairgoers to visit newly renovated buildings 2 and 3 at the fairgrounds in Kennewick. Both recently received a $1.6 million makeover.
Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Renovated buildings ready for fairgoers in Kennewick 0:38

Renovated buildings ready for fairgoers in Kennewick

Shooting scene on Highway 395 near Pasco 0:42

Shooting scene on Highway 395 near Pasco

Eclipse fans brave heat and wait for chance at solar eclipse 0:25

Eclipse fans brave heat and wait for chance at solar eclipse

1 shot along Highway 395 near Pasco 0:52

1 shot along Highway 395 near Pasco