Early screeners of the movie have been saying that the Oppenheimer movie essentially ignores the contributions of the Hanford site and many employees who helped secure the necessary nuclear material for the bomb in secret.
As the weather gets warmer and the urge to get outside gets stronger many of us rush to hike Badger or Red Mountain trails but there are other less crowded options with just as spectacular views – and you’ll feel like you’re in a different world.
What did Hanford workers do when they weren't on the job? They played baseball, danced, had potlucks, and even attended boat races at Sacajawea State Park in Pasco. Little did they know, that hydroplanes would continue to be a huge part of our way of life in the Tri-Cities.
Not many locals know the story of the USS Triton (SSRN 586) submarine sail and how its superstructure ended up in Richland or that you can schedule a guided tour inside the original conning (raised platform tower) and control room.