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April 8, 2016 by Kim Craven (Register to contact)

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My Name is Chandra Craven and I am the proud daughter of Kim Craven. I am sad to inform his class that he passed away on March 08, 2016. Due to a quick and quite battle with cancer. If anyone has stories they would like to tell about my father, I would love to hear them. Thank you. Chandra Craven

hall of fame

December 20, 2009 by Phill Dron (Register to contact)

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Kennewick High is finally getting a hall of fame for alumni in accomplishing exemplary efforts post high school in the sciences, arts, military, athletics or service to community. Inaugural class to be inducted in March. Nominations for this year will be taken through Dec.31st. Go online to the *****.org homepage and look for hall of fame link.

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This Tri-Cities school district is proposing a $125 million bond. Here’s what it will pay for  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick School District wants to replace Kennewick High School, which dates to the early 50s. It's part of a multi-project bond proposal headed to voters in ...

11 Tri-City eateries and school cafeterias fail inspections  Tri-City Herald

Eleven Tri-City restaurants failed their recent inspections by the Benton Franklin Health District.

Kennewick High School teenager dies by suicide  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick High School said Wednesday that one of its students died by suicide Tuesday. The teenager, identified by the Benton County Coroner's Office, died ...

Kennewick High School students walk out in protest  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. Dozens of Kennewick High School students left class Wednesday afternoon to protest what they say is an unsafe learning environment.

Police: Reported threat at Kennewick High School not credible  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police say no credible threat has been made toward Kennewick High School after they received a report of a written shooting threat.

He missed nearly all last season. This Kennewick quarterback is making up for lost time  Tri-City Herald

Kennewich High School quarterback AJ Templeton missed last season with a broken ankle but is back to lead the Lions in the Mid-Columbia Conference.

Did Kennewick schools do enough to protect kids from a predatory teacher? Jury to decide  Tri-City Herald

A jury could decide next week whether the Kennewick School District did enough to protect some former students from William B. Pickerel, a former Kennewick ...

These military-bound graduates have a mission before boot camp — change a Kennewick school policy  Tri-City Herald

Madison Dunn and Jazmine Brown are hoping to change a Kennewick School District policy so that future military-bound graduations can wear special cords at ...

This Kennewick teen filmed a warning about opioids. Her dad and grandpa see the problem every day  Tri-City Herald

Dani Littrell, 17, of Kennewick, made a powerful opioid abuse prevention video that's winning acclaim and put her in the running for scholarships and other ...

Sex abuse trial against Kennewick School District continues  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Kennewick School District is in court this week for the second of four trials in a civil suit filed against the district.KSD is accused of ...

This is how much was paid to end a Kennewick teacher sex abuse trial  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick School District's insurance company paid $250,000 to three former students who say they were sexually abused by longtime teacher and coach ...

Kennewick officials didn’t ask enough questions about teacher’s sleepover trips, argues attorney  Tri-City Herald

A civil case against the Kennewick School District was brought by four former Kennewick High School students who say they were abused by a former teacher, ...

Kennewick schools cleared in alleged abuse of 2 students. Jury deadlocks on 2 others  Tri-City Herald

A Benton County jury on March 26, 2018, cleared the Kennewick School District of negligence in the alleged abuse of two former students by longtime teacher ...

As Kennewick baseball teams head toward a league title clash, state voters take notice  Tri-City Herald

The Southridge and Kennewick high school baseball teams are rounding into shape nicely as the end of the regular season draws near, and that play has ...

Kennewick students take a stand against gun violence  NBC Right Now

Like many students across the country on Wednesday, February 21, students at Kennewick High School made their message clear: do something about gun ...

Southridge football team's female kicker makes varsity debut  NBC Right Now

Natalie James went out for the Southridge Suns football team this past May. She was messing around on the gridiron at a regional track meet held at Kennewick ...

Dr. Jonathan Pasma, who grew up in Kennewick and attended Kennewick High School, is the founding physician of the Tri-Cities Regenerative Institute.  Tri-City Herald

Dr. Jonathan Pasma, who grew up in Kennewick and attended Kennewick High School, is the founding physician of the Tri-Cities Regenerative Institute.

A Kennewick slashing victim knew trouble was coming. He told his mom what to do if it found him  Tri-City Herald

A Kennewick man is fighting for his life after a longtime friend slashed his throat ina fight over a woman. Lyle Montoure's mother says he anticipated trouble after ...

Mid-Columbia 2018 graduation schedule  Tri-City Herald

The pomp and circumstance of graduation season has arrived. Here's the rundown of upcoming graduation ceremonies around the Mid-Columbia region.

Arthritis, sports injuries or scars? These Tri-City natives are offering a new treatment  Tri-City Herald

Drs. Jonathan Pasma and Jay Loera, along with nurse practitioner Dana Ellis, have opened a regenerative medicine clinic in Kennewick. The clinic offers a stem ...

One stride at a time, siblings are putting Kennewick High cross country back on the map  Tri-City Herald

Johan and Geraldin Correa haven't been running for long, but they have had quite the impact in their brief time at Kennewick High School. Saturday in Pasco ...

Basketball: Oatis helps Kennewick girls stay alive in district playoffs  Tri-City Herald

Alicia Oatis led four Lions in double-digits with 20 points as the Kennewick High School girls basketball team beat the visiting Southridge Suns 74-46 on ...

This Kennewick native lost her feet and her eyesight from a common illness. She's now giving others hope  Tri-City Herald

Carol Decker, a Kennewick High School graduate, nearly died from sepsis while she was pregnant with her second child. She shares her inspirational story of ...

For the new Miss Tri-Cities, glamour isn’t on the radar  Tri-City Herald

Reagan Rebstock was crowned Miss Tri-Cities on July 14 in Kennewick, Washington. And Audrey Faulk was crowned Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen at the ...

1 of these Tri-City teens will be crowned queen  Tri-City Herald

Four Tri-City teens are in the running to be named Miss Juneteenth queen. The pageant is Saturday in Pasco, Washington.

10 women vie for Miss Tri-Cities crown  Tri-City Herald

Sixteen young women will compete July 14, 2018 for Miss Tri-Cities and Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen. The event is in Kennewick, Washington.

State grant bringing change to one Kennewick elementary school  NBC Right Now

It's the first day of school for many area districts, and several, including Kennewick School District, are getting creative in handling rapidly-increasing enrollment ...

Kennewick seniors to graduate second week of June in 2018  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick's 2018 graduating class will receive their diplomas on the second Saturday in June.

Spring floods crumbled Kennewick's shoreline. It could put Water Follies in jeopardy  Tri-City Herald

Water Follies is just a month away but Columbia River flood damage in Kennewick is complicating efforts to launch the docks at the Neil F. Lampson pits in ...

He had to leave the Tri-Cities to find his way back. Now he’s CBC’s favorite grad  Tri-City Herald

Pasco's Matt Watkins has had a long connection with Columbia Basin College. He grew up on the CBC campus, came back to the Tri-Cities school for his ...

Benton County jail inmate dies  Tri-City Herald

An autopsy is scheduled for a Tonasket man who was booked into the Benton County jail suffered a medical problem a few hours later and died three days later.

Tri-Citian of the Year couldn't dodge the limelight any longer  Tri-City Herald

Don Pratt, of Kennewick, is a worthy recipient of the 2018 Tri-Citian of the Year award.

Kennewick High grads to share friendship on Dr. Phil  Tri-City Herald

Three Kennewick High School graduates will share their long-time friendship and concerns about aging on the Dr. Phil broadcast airing Jan. 24.

Washington's only percussion ensemble holds auditions | Archives  NBC Right Now

KENNEWICK, WA - The only percussion ensemble in the State of Washington held auditions on Sunday, November 4 for this year's term. People from all over ...

Death of Tri-Cities wrestling coach and teacher a 'huge loss'  Tri-City Herald

For 14 years, Rich Cunningham shared a corner of the wrestling mat with Ben Hill as they coached the Kiona-Benton City High School wrestling program.

Former Prosser AD Fazzari takes over for Coleman at Kennewick  Tri-City Herald

After eight years as Kennewick High School's athletic director, Ronny Coleman has left for a teaching position within the Kennewick School District. Former ...

Prosser explosive was 1 of several threats Tuesday  Tri-City Herald

Prosser police will have a heavy presence at the high school Wednesday after a small explosive was found near a portable classroom Tuesday, sending the ...

Tri-City stem cell doctor mixes science with music  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick native Dr. Jonathan Pasma is balancing his passions for medicine and music. He recently opened a new regenerative medicine clinic and released ...

Popular Richland cheese shop closes after owner’s death  Tri-City Herald

Tamara Krieger, who owned Richland's Cheese Louise with her husband, Bill, died Monday.

Kennewick teacher charged with molesting martial arts student  Tri-City Herald

Oscar Garnica, 47, is accused of molesting a young teen girl who was a student at his Richland, Wash., martial arts school, Choice Martial Arts. He is a math ...

Kennewick man dies in accident in Mesa garage  Tri-City Herald

Aspen M. Finch was working on a Dodge Ram pickup at a friend's garage when the pickup started and rolled on top of him.

Mid-Columbia restaurant inspections through Dec. 31, 2017  Tri-City Herald

The Benton-Franklin Health District released results of 61 restaurant inspections conducted through Dec. 31, 2017. Nine failed and 21 earned perfect scores.

All-Area Volleyball: Last year Kennewick didn’t win a match; this year it has the top coach and player in...  Tri-City Herald

Breanna Shaffer, with a dose of confidence from new coach Brandy Sonderland, was one of the most dominate hitters in the MCC.

Kennewick High School 2009 graduates  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Graduation: 9 a.m. June 6 at the Toyota Center in Kennewick.

Victims of former Kennewick teacher's sex abuse planning legal action  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Several boys who were sexually abused by their Kennewick High teacher believe the school district didn't do enough to protect them and should be held ...

Spring floods crumbled Kennewick's shoreline. It could cost Water Follies.  The Columbian

KENNEWICK -- It's T-minus 30 days until the unlimited hydroplanes pull into town for the 2018 Tri-Cities Water Follies and Columbia Cup.

Chiawana takes second at Bob Mars wrestling tourney  Tri-City Herald

Chiawana crowned four champions Saturday at the Bob Mars Tournament, taking second place in the team standings. Othello, with two champions, won the ...

Kennewick defeats Walla Walla 39-36 in Mid-Columbia Conference football opener  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

The Kennewick Lions opened MCC play Thursday night by displaying patience, poise and grit. Getting three turnovers and turning them into touchdowns doesn't ...

At the new Candy Gallery in downtown Kennewick, you’ll find art — and maybe inspiration  Tri-City Herald

A grand opening celebration is set for 7 p.m. June 23 at the gallery, 5 S. Dayton St.

Mid-Columbia 2017 graduation schedule  Tri-City Herald

The pomp and circumstance of graduation season has arrived. Here's the rundown of upcoming graduation ceremonies around the Mid-Columbia region.

Kennewick School District ordered to pay more than $200K to family  Tri-City Herald

The Kennewick School District must pay a family more than $200000 after they pulled their autistic son from the district's schools and placed him in a residential ...

Firefighters put out House Fire in Kennewick this morning  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. Firefighters in Kennewick worked hard to put out a house fire this morning, on the corner of 6th Avenue and Garfield Street, near ...

Mary Dye, Jenn Goulet battle in rematch for 9th District House seat  The Spokesman-Review

In southeastern Washington, state Rep. Mary Dye faces familiar opponent in the November election.

Kamiakin student named homecoming king a week after his death  Tri-City Herald

Cooper Ellison died during a hunting trip with his family on Oct. 14. He was remembered Thursday night during Kamiakin's homecoming football game.

Former teacher and martial arts coach pleads guilty to molestation  KEPR 19

BENTON COUNTY, Wash -- A former Kennewick High School math teacher and martial arts coach pleaded guilty to third degree child molestation Wednesday ...

Kennewick mayor’s son, described as a quiet community contributor, dies  Tri-City Herald

He moved to the Tri-Cities in the late 1980s, and went to school and worked in the healthcare community.

Miss Tri-Cities Hannah Mowry brings love of music to the crown  Tri-City Herald

Hannah Mowry, a Hanford High School graduate, was crowned Miss Tri-Cities on Saturday night in Kennewick. The daughter of Aggie and Doug Mowry, she ...

Tiny houses built by Tri-Tech students to be sold (with video)  Tri-City Herald

If you're in the market for a home that's environmentally friendly, and your budget and need for personal space is minimal, the Kennewick School District may ...

Mid-Columbia roundup for Dec. 4: Richland boys fall to Wenatchee  Tri-City Herald

The Wenatchee Panthers beat the visiting Richland Bombers 74-69 on Friday night after going on a 46-33 run in the second half.

Hanford High among Tri-City area schools to rank in U.S. News best No. 1,558  Tri-City Herald

Hanford High School is the lone Tri-City school to be ranked among the 65 best in the state in annual rankings recently published by U.S. News & World Report.

Hanford High students, staff bond in mourning 3 student deaths  Tri-City Herald

The past week has been jarring for Hanford High School after three students linked to the school have died.

Mid-Columbia roundup: Chiawana’s Yates unstoppable in soccer win over Walla Walla  Tri-City Herald

Summer Yates had five goals to go with two assists, propelling the Chiawana High School soccer team to a 7-0 home win over Walla Walla on Thursday night.

Tri-City restaurants get mixed reviews in recent inspections  Tri-City Herald

The Tri-City Herald and the Benton-Franklin Health District collaborate to publish results of food *service* inspections. The column normally appears on Mondays.

A rough night for Eisenhower football against Kennewick  Yakima Herald-Republic

YAKIMA, Wash. -- One promising step forward, then a disheartening step back.

Miss Tri-Cities pageant scheduled for July 23  Tri-City Herald

The Miss Tri-Cities pageant is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 23 at the Art Fuller Auditorium in Kennewick High School. This year's pageant will feature nine Miss ...

Free breakfast, lunch offered to Tri-City students  Tri-City Herald

Tri-City schools started are serving summer meals to students. The program helps families bridge the gap until school starts.

Brewed in recession, Roasters Coffee now perking  Tri-City Herald

Wes Heyden opened the first Roasters Coffee in 2009 in the heart of the Great Recession. The Dutch Bros. Coffee veteran opened Roasters with personal ...

Brakes on 3 axles failed before potato truck slammed transit bus  Tri-City Herald

Jonathan Hollenbeck finished his classes at Kennewick High School when he boarded the Ben Franklin Transit bus to head home Tuesday afternoon.

Gold Star Mother at center of American Legion dispute that marred Kennewick convention  Tri-City Herald

An internal dispute within the American Legion boiled over Friday when the mother of a Kennewick soldier killed in Afghanistan says she was asked to leave the ...

Kennewick swimmer Alexis Murphy lands top seed for Mukilteo Invite  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Kennewick High School senior Alexis Murphy usually doesn't look at where she's seeded before swim meets because she doesn't want to psych herself out.

Single Pasco mother’s struggle inspires daughter to dream of being a doctor  Tri-City Herald

Jennifer Jimenez's mother put herself through college while working so she could support her family. That struggle led to Jimenez's success, and helped earn ...

Kennewick police fund spends thousands to help citizens in need  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

The Community Care Fund helps offset costs that previously fell on the officers every time they wanted to help someone they encountered on calls, like a mother ...

Richland picks 28-year police veteran as interim chief  Tri-City Herald

Capt. Jeff Taylor of the Richland Police Department will serve as interim police chief while the city conducts a nationwide search for a successor to Chris Skinner, ...

Dialed In: Pasco Mayor Matt Watkins has love of public services and of adventure  NBC Right Now

"The hook is deep to do community *service* just probably in a few years I will be doing it a different way," said Watkins.

Local mother's loss helps educate students in drunk driving program  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Drunk driving has become the third leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., yet about one in three Americans will be involved in ...

EOU loads up the roster;  La Grande Observer

The Eastern Oregon football program added “a little bit of everything” to its roster with the signing class it released Wednesday, according to EOU head coach ...

Tri City Thunder Track and Field Club gaining stature, exposure  Tri-City Herald

The Tri City Thunder have qualified 14 athletes for the 2016 USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Sacramento. The meet is July ...

Oscar Garnica sentenced to 8 months for child molestation  NBC Right Now

Oscar Garnica has been sentenced to 8 months with the option to do work release, and up to 36 months community custody.

Music Machine closes as owner swaps Mid-Columbia for Midwest  Tri-City Herald

A downtown Kennewick Washington icon is closing its doors after more than 30 years as owner Rick van Heel and his wife move to Chicago. And yes, the Elvis ...

Downtown Kennewick skatepark in need of expensive repairs  NBC Right Now

City leaders weighing options on Kennewick skatepark repairs.

Fundraiser Offers Free Weekend Boat Race Tickets for Three Hours of Volunteer Time  NBC Right Now

KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick High School Football program is partnering with Tri-City Water Follies on a fundraiser. By working a three hour shift either ...

Munson takes over Southridge football program  Tri-City Herald

The Southridge football team is getting an overhaul.

Parents claim Kennewick School District didn't properly school son; seek $500000  Tri-City Herald

The parents of an autistic teen are asking a federal judge to order the Kennewick School District to pay them more than $500000 for not properly educating their ...

The Carmelcorn Shop at Columbia Center calls it quits after 46 years  Tri-City Herald

One of Columbia Center's original tenants closes for good Monday, a casualty of climbing rent and Washington's rising minimum wage.

Thomas Ray Brown  Yakima Herald-Republic

Thomas Ray Brown, 80, of Yakima, peacefully and unexpectedly passed away at his home on September 22, 2018. He was born on April 20, 1938 in Yakima ...

Kennewick Family Learning Center reaches out to refugees  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

KENNEWICK -- The small unit at Central Park Apartments in Kennewick has no couch, no bed, no easy chairs or TV.

Kamiakin’s Borisch, Royal’s Jenks among AP state football players of the year  Tri-City Herald

Camas High School senior quarterback Jack Colletto was voted the Associated Press Washington state football player of the year for all classifications.

Double-lung transplant recipient Alicia Foss dies  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

A 29-year-old Kennewick woman who received a double-lung transplant nearly two years ago has died. Alicia Gail Foss was taken by ambulance to Kadlec ...

O'Henry's Go-Go restaurant founder dies at 88  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

KENNEWICK — He was known around town -- and then around the world. Henry Belair, the longtime owner of O'Henry's in downtown Kennewick, died Tuesday ...

Raymond Gregory Hancock  Marysville Globe

Ray Ray or Ragin Ray”, 57, as he was known by his family and closest friends, peacefully followed the Lord home on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018, after an ...

Community mourns loss of west Pasco mom, baby  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

PASCO -- Condolences are pouring in to pay tribute to a west Pasco woman and her newborn baby.

Kennewick nurse adds Mount Everest to her list of conquests  Tri-City Herald

A Kennewick nurse who Googled “How to climb Mount Everest” fulfilled her lifelong ambition when she summited the world's highest peak last month.

Sunday Extra: Keeping the ball rolling  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

KENNEWICK — Since its inception in 2004, the Kennewick High School bowling team has placed first in the regional tournament five times and placed second ...

Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo has evolved since its start in 1948  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

For 65 years, the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Fair has had its ups and downs -- like a bucking bronco.

Kennewick resale store opens  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

KENNEWICK -- What's behind the door, trash or treasure? That's the thought always running through Kevin and April Osborn's minds as they unlock the door of ...

Will the citrange trees finally grow here?  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Mild winters made the Tri-Cities popular among its residents through the years. Some have called the area the 'Banana Belt' and a few have even grown ...

Othello teacher latest to be involved in local sex scandals  KEPR 19

A new sex scandal involving an Othello teacher is the latest in a string of similar cases in the Tri-Cities area.

Terry Regnier inducted into WSBCA Hall of Fame  Cheney Free Press

Former Cheney High baseball coach Terry Regnier added one more honor to his coaching and teaching career: inductee into the 2015 Washington State.

Sex offenders clustered in Tri-Cities' neighborhoods  KEPR 19

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The ease and accessibility of knowing where to find sex offenders has improved over the years. You can just log on and look at a map.

Richland woman dies after being pulled from burning home  Tri-City Herald

A Richland woman who was pulled from her burning home May 8 has died at Seattle's Harborview Regional Medical Center. Martha Turner previously survived ...

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