Pasco police chief to be honored at reception

The city of Pasco is holding a public celebration for Pasco Police Chief Denis Austin's retirement from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Pasco Red Lion, at 2525 N 20th Ave.

He is retiring Aug. 31 after 40 years in law enforcement, 16 of them as Pasco's chief.

Remarks highlighting Austin's service begin at 6 p.m.