Contact Us
History

History

Franklin county historical society (Ralph Smith Collection)
Franklin county historical society (Ralph Smith Collection)
[

This Famous Astronomer Viewed Eclipse in Pasco Over 115 Years Ago

For the first time in 100 years, the solar eclipse Monday will cover the entire U.S. coast to coast. But it's not the first time people studied it.

Read More

1988 Pasco police photo of sign that greeted out of town boat race fans (Pasco PD)
1988 Pasco police photo of sign that greeted out of town boat race fans (Pasco PD)
[

Throwback Thursday-The 1987 Water Follies Riot

The Water Follies and Columbia Cup began to change after 1987, but it took a riot in Pasco that made national news to get it done.

Read More

The place where Titanic sank in Atlantic, according to map coordinates (Getty Images)
The place where Titanic sank in Atlantic, according to map coordinates (Getty Images)
[

Wanna See The Titanic up close? Everett Company Plans 2018 Sub Dive for $105K

Some of the biggest wonders of the world lie beneath the ocean's waters, including the ill-fated Titanic. Now, and Everett, WA based company is planning a sub dive to the Atlantic floor to allow people to see it up close.  It will just cost you...a lot.

Read More

Memorial Day Observed At Arlington National Cemetery
Getty Images
[

Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day

According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:

A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect...

Read More

108721344
Valentyn Volkov
[

Can You Guess the Washington Town Named to Honor the Beer Industry?

And no, it's not Olympia!! Hint: Before the name change, it used to be Tutusville, WA...

Find Out

Category: History
Ape Cave Cover Dynamic lead pic
[

The Ape Cave Near Mount St. Helens Named After Bigfoot Sightings is an Adventure for All [VIDEO]!

 

If you’re an outdoors kind of person, then the Ape Cave should be on your list of hikes to do (at least twice) before you die.

Read More

Google Maps
Google Maps
[

You Can’t Visit Tri-Cities’ Most Significant Cultural Attraction — It’s Underwater

Imagine allowing the ground under the Eiffel Tower to get soggy and tip over. Or the Roman Colosseum getting washed out. Or the Great Wall of China end up at the bottom of a river...

Read More

Category: History
American Andes Aviator
Getty Images
[

Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!

After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics)...

Read More

Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
[

1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

Read More

Kennewick man reburied (youtube clovis-solutrean haplogroup )
Kennewick man reburied (youtube clovis-solutrean haplogroup )
[

Kennewick Man Reburied, This Time He Probably Won’t Be Re Discovered

After a 20-plus year legal battle over who he 'belonged' to, the skeletal remains of Kennewick Man were returned to the earth by a confederation of Native American tribes. The location will not be disclosed to anyone except those who were part of the ceremony.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.