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Washington state forced to ask for volunteer help
Washington state forced to ask for volunteer help (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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WA State Asks for Volunteer Fire Help – A First in State History

The wildfires burning throughout Washington state are so bad, officials are now doing something that's NEVER been done in our history - ask for volunteer fire help.

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Proposed Manhattan National Park project seeking public input
Proposed Manhattan National Park project seeking public input (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)
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Feds Want Your Comments On Manhattan National Historical Park

The direction of the proposed Manhattan National Park Project at Hanford is going to be guided by comments from citizens, including you!

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River of Fire Festival coming to Columbia Park July 4th
River of Fire Festival coming to Columbia Park July 4th (Townsquare media image)
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29th Annual River of Fire Festival Promises to Be Biggest, Best Ever!

Starting at noon, July 4th, through the fireworks show at dusk, the River of Fire Festival will celebrate our nation's independence in the biggest of ways!

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Indian tribe demands return of Kennewick Man for burial purposes
Indian tribe demands return of Kennewick Man for burial purposes (Townsquare Media image)
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Native American Tribes Demand Return, ‘Reburial’ of Kennewick Man

On the heels of news that DNA testing as shown the skeleton known as "Kennewick Man" to be a Native American, the Yakama Tribe issued a statement Thursday demanding his return to the tribe, for the purpose of re-burial.

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Pasco Naval Air Station In World War 2
Pasco Naval Air Station In World War 2 (Bergstrom Aircraft, Franklin County Historical Society)
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Don’t Miss WWII Historic Aircraft Event at Bergstrom June 13th! [PICTURES]

This is the family-friendly chance of a lifetime to see some classic World War II aircraft, and help preserve history at the same time.  The Warbird-Fly-In is coming to Bergstrom Aircraft at the Pasco Airport June 13th.

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Workers find possibly ancient bones, tools at construction dig
Workers find possibly ancient bones, tools at construction dig (KNDU-KNDO TV)
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Yakima Construction Crew Unearths Possibly Ancient Bones, Artifacts

Much like the Columbia Mammoth discovered last decade near Southwest Kennewick, now Yakima could be joining the archeological digging.

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Craig Mitchelldyer / Getty Images
Craig Mitchelldyer / Getty Images
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Oregonians Are Probably Wrong, It Should Be Said ‘Ore-GONE’

Millions of Oregonians have a shared pet peeve: people from outside Oregon calling it "Ore-gone" instead of "Orygun." Here are 5 reasons they're probably all wrong.

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April 6th is the day to plan what's going to be on your headstone
April 6th is the day to plan what's going to be on your headstone (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)
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April 6th is National ‘Plan Your Epitaph’ Day – What To Put on Your Tombstone!

It seems there's a day of the year set aside for virtually everything.  How about planning what's going to be on your headstone when you're gone?

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Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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10 Coolest Battles You’ve Never Heard Of

Only one of these real battles from history made it to the big screen. Well, with English-speaking actors anyway. Many films have been made about these movies, but none you can find, or enjoy without subtitles.

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The Fascinating Story of the Train in Pasco’s Volunteer Park

A local Facebook group shared stories from when the railroad train was first moved to Volunteer Park in the 1950s. Check out these cool stories!

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