Geologist to discuss history of Columbia

Steve Reidel, Washington State University Tri-Cities geology professor, will speak on the history of the Columbia River at the 6 p.m. annual meeting of the Columbia Basin Badger Club on Thursday at the Country Gentleman, 9221 W. Clearwater Ave., Kennewick.

Club officers, led by President Bob Kelly of Kennewick, will report on 2010 activities. Also, board members will be elected. The Badgers' new e-mail for reservations is rsvp@columbiabasinbadgers. com. Or call 736-1079.