The new leaders of Washington State University Tri-Cities and Columbia Basin College have forged an alliance the likes of which we don’t believe we have seen before. This is an encouraging development in the community.
President Donald Trump has veered into perilous territory with his assault on the free press and the First Amendment. His references to journalists as the “enemy of the American people” are no less dangerous because they happen to be strategic.
Tri-Citians showed their community spirit during the Aug. 11 wildfire that destroyed five homes and burned at least 5,000 acres. From local agencies to private citizens, we stood up and helped each other.
Dams along the Tri-City area rivers have helped create recreational opportunities that boost tourism and brings in nearly half a billion dollars annually to the region, according to Michael Novakovich, president and CEO of Visit Tri-Cities.
Much of western Washington remained under an air quality alert Tuesday, August 21 due to smoke from major wildfires in central Washington and British Columbia. Here's the latest National Weather Service forecast.