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Kennewick Man 'officially' determined to be Native American (Getty Images)
Kennewick Man 'officially' determined to be Native American (Getty Images)
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Kennewick Man to Be Returned to Indian Tribes For Re-Burial

Since 1996, the remains of Kennewick Man, or the Ancient One as he is called by Native American tribes, has been a political and scientific issue. On one hand is the Federal law concerning the repatriation and reburial of discovered Native American remains, on the other is one of the more significant scientific and historical discoveries of our time.

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Celebration event planned for April 15th (Carousel of Dreams Foundation)
Celebration event planned for April 15th (Carousel of Dreams Foundation)
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GESA Carousel of Dreams Pays off Startup Loan, Now Debt Free

It took only about 20 months, and now the GESA Carousel of Dreams can focus on continuing to set up long-term operations plans.

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Tri-City Posse gear on Craigslist (Craigslist)
Tri-City Posse gear on Craigslist (Craigslist)
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Who Were The Tri-City Posse? We Look Back

A recent posting on Craigslist made us think back in the long, rich, and sometimes tumultuous history of professional baseball in the Tri-Cities. This gear is being sold for $5. We wonder if they realize the historical value of these items.

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Voice your views on this outlandish waste of taxpayer dollars (Andrew Kirk)
Voice your views on this outlandish waste of taxpayer dollars (Andrew Kirk)
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Voice Your Opinion on Senator’s Quest to Eliminate ‘Racist’ Geography in WA

By now you may have heard about the Washington State Senator who has 'commissioned' the Department of Natural Resources to locate and 'change' what she believes are 'racist' names of rivers, peaks and other Washington state geography.  Here's your chance to respectfully voice your opinion on this matter.

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Hanford B reactor tours begin (Getty Images)
Hanford B reactor tours begin (Getty Images)
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Hurry! Hanford B Reactor Tour Registrations Start Monday, Will Fill Up FAST

These tours are VERY popular, and fill up FAST!  Registration is now open for the Hanford B Reactor Historic tours.

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Pasco Naval Air Station, World War II. F6F fighter aircraft (Franklin County Historical Society, Bergstrom Aircraft)
Pasco Naval Air Station, World War II. F6F fighter aircraft (Franklin County Historical Society, Bergstrom Aircraft)
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Did Pasco Have UFO Activity During WWII?

The Pasco Naval Air Station, which is now largely the site of the Pasco Airport and Bergstrom Aircraft, saw it's share of activity during World War II.  Besides training hundreds of Navy pilots who later saw duty aboard aircraft carriers in the Pacific, pilots and crew experienced something else, out of the this world perhaps?

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Pendleton Business Finds (Illegal) Surprise Hidden in 80-Year-Old Wall

Owners of a Pendleton bed-and-breakfast decided to renovate five bedroom closets into bathrooms. They found an (illegal) surprise in the master bedroom that you won't believe.

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Americans Nuclear Night now Military Appreciation Night (John Allen / AridAcres.com)
Americans Nuclear Night now Military Appreciation Night (John Allen / AridAcres.com)
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Tri City Americans Nuclear Night Now ‘Military Appreciation Night’

For years, the Tri-City Americans saluted the nuclear heritage of the Mid-Columbia by skating in wildly-colored nuclear-themed jerseys for "Nuclear Night." Now, it's gone up to a whole new level! (Pictured is one of the Americans Nuclear Night jerseys).

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Old Detroit (North Santiam Historical Society)
Old Detroit (North Santiam Historical Society)
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Low Reservoir Levels Reveal Lost Oregon Town

The Northwest drought of 2015 has produced another rare, but fascinating history find. (Photo courtesy of North Santiam Historical Society)

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NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks
(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)
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Seattle’s Iconic Gum Wall to be Scrubbed Clean

Say it isn't so... Seattle's Pike place market is home to the famous gum wall and will be cleaned off  for the 1st time in 20 YEARS!!!

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