History

So, Just Where did Pasco Get It’s Name Anyway?
Kind of thought of this when hearing those spa ads on the radio, the ones where the announcer pronounces it a little off, saying "Pas-cow".  You've heard them. yikes!
But I started to wonder, where exactly did the city get it's name anyway...
Daylight Savings Time Is Coming Up, But Is It Really Helpful?
A very important reminder for everyone: Daylight Saving Time is on March 11th, so make sure you turn your clocks an hour ahead! But here is the real question: is it helpful?
A man by the name of George Hudson came up with the idea for Daylight Saving Time in 1895, and it was in 1918 when the United S…
Will the Groundhogs Predict Winter? (Probably Not)
Groundhog Day is going to be on Friday! Every year, on February 2nd, this tradition is celebrated around the country. It is based on the Pennsylvania Dutch superstition that if a groundhog finds its shadow after coming out of its burrow, it will move back into the burrow, signifying that winter will…
The First Annual Ride-A-Thon at the Carousel of Dreams
On Monday, November 13th, 2017 the Gesa Carousel of Dreams will be hosting the very first annual Ride-A-Thon! The proceeds will help raise money for capital improvement and horse preservation funds.
Before the ponies were brought to Washington in 2014, they lived in Roswell, New Mexico, in storage si…

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