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Loss of Alumni

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
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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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There’s high interest in how Kennewick’s city council is run. Here’s how candidates differ  Tri-City Herald

Interest in local politics was never more intense than January, when the Kennewick City Council invited residents to apply to be appointed to an open seat.



Southridge pranksters went wild at Kennewick High. Police report reveals their mayhem  Tri-City Herald

A group of Southridge High teens gathered outside of Kennewick High School days before graduation for what is believed to have been a senior prank.



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 ...



Kennewick High School vandalized overnight  KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Nearly 20 students were caught after they vandalized Kennewick High School's "Lion's Den. " According to , Kennwick Police, ...



Seattle DJC.com local business news and data - Construction - WA public schools: Top 10 project awards for 2019  Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Washington Public Schools: Top 10 Project Awards for 2019. In education, it's not just fancy State U research labs that command those eye-popping, nine-figure ...



Kennewick Lions new football coach is no stranger to the region  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick School District will hire Ellensburg coach Randy Affholter as the new head football coach for the Kennewick High School Lions to replace Bill ...



‘I felt it’s time.’ Kennewick football coach steps down after 17 seasons  Tri-City Herald

Bill Templeton, who grew up playing at Kennewick High School, retired as the Lions football coach after 17 seasons on the sidelines at Lampson Stadium.



This Kennewick grad wants to be a Navy SEAL. He’s on his way to make that happen  Tri-City Herald

When Brayden McCarley started high school, he knew he wanted a military career after he graduated. “I always wanted to go into the Navy. My grandpa was ...



Want to know how Kennewick School District’s proposed $125 million bond would affect you?  Tri-City Herald

Information sessions are planned on Kennewick School District's upcoming bond proposal. Ballots will be mailed soon and the election is Feb. 12.



Kennewick schools need to fill a $10 million gap. Parents fear music and arts will suffer  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick School District estimates it faces a $10 million shortfall in the 2019-20 budget as rumors about cuts to Southridge's elite choir program Golden Voices ...



Tri-Cities event takes aim at Guinness World Record. Here’s how you can be a part of it  Tri-City Herald

Bump basketball charity event in Kennewick, Washington, aims for the top spot in Guinness World Records. The basketball shooting game is also called ...



Prosecutors decide if Southridge senior pranksters will be charged with a crime  Tri-City Herald

Prosecutors have opted not to file criminal charges against 20 Southridge High School students who allegedly broke into Kennewick High School earlier this ...



Head of Kennewick schools announces retirement  Tri-City Herald

Kennewick schools are looking for a new superintendent for the first time in 11 years. Dave Bond, 60, announced Wednesday he will retire in 2020 after more ...



Kennewick school bond passing  Tri-City Herald

Results from Tuesday's Kennewick school bond election weren't available in time to include in Wednesday's Tri-City Herald. Full results are posted on the ...



Longtime Kennewick history teacher remembered for his love of sports  Tri-City Herald

A Kennewick teacher who worked for the district for 38 years, much of it at Desert Hills Middle School and Southgate Elementary School, died Tuesday.



Kennewick High School teenager dies by suicide with gun  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.



Five Kennewick School District students Selected to 2019 NAfME, WMEA Honor Groups  NBC Right Now

KENNEWICK, WA – Three Kennewick School District high school students and one middle school student have been selected to participate in 2019 National ...



Kennewick High headed for an upgrade. You can weigh in on the design  Tri-City Herald

The Kennewick School District plans to rebuild Kennewick High. Officials are in the midst of design work, with a pair of community meetings scheduled to provide ...



Kennewick businessman suspected of being a ‘big fish’ in child pornography circles  Tri-City Herald

Detectives say the co-owner of a longtime downtown Kennewick business may be a “big fish” in the world of child pornography. Daniel J. Bunch, 39, was ...



13 fail restaurant health inspections  Tri-City Herald

The Benton-Franklin Health District's food safety team reports results of 46 inspections for March 2-8. 13 failed, 17 earned perfect scores. Tri-Cities inspections ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kennewick High School class of 2011  Tri-City Herald

Graduation: 9 a.m. June 4, Toyota Center, Kennewick. Valedictorians: Akshai Baskaran. Parents Chitra Sivaraman and Suresh Baskaran. Plans to attend ...



She started life as a refugee. Now this Kennewick teen is going to college  Tri-City Herald

Tho Paw was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and lived the first several years of her life with no electricity and running water. She's graduating from ...



Meet 31 people who want this temporary Kennewick job  Tri-City Herald

The Kennewick City Council will interview 31 candidates from diverse backgrounds Saturday for the open council seat.



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.



School Levys and Bond Election Results | Kndo  NBC Right Now

BENTON and YAKIMA COUNTIES - Tonight there was a special election in Yakima and Benton County for school bonds and levies.



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 ...



Missing Tri-City airman remembered at Central Washington University. The search continues  Tri-City Herald

As the search continues in North Vietnam for Air Force Major San D. Francisco, the Central Washington University (CWU) has started a legacy project to ...



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

Eleven Tri-City restaurants and schools failed their recent health inspections. Thirty-seven other school cafeterias and eateries passed. The Benton-Franklin ...



Worried about dust and air pollution? A Kennewick teen created this to help  Tri-City Herald

A 16-year-old Kennewick boy created a portable, lightweight air quality sensor.



One of these teens will be crowned queen at the 2019 Miss Juneteenth scholarship pageant  Tri-City Herald

One of three young women will get to wear the crown of Miss Juneteenth queen for the Tri-Cities. The 17th annual scholarship pageant starts at 6 p.m. Saturday ...



Students compete in engineering competition with help of Hanford contractors  NBC Right Now

About four hundred students from ten different schools gathered at the Kennewick High School gym to participate in the Engineers Week friendly competition.



Fire commissioner who helped save lives for 55 years has died  Tri-City Herald

Benton County Fire District Commissioner Gerald “Jerry” Sleater died Wednesday, March 6. The district runs south of Kennewick and Richland. He also owned ...



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 ...



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

Madison Dunn and Jazmine Brown are excited to start their military careers. But before they head to boot camp, the Kennewick teens are hoping to spur change ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Former Kennewick High School standout Leilani Mitchell lands with new WNBA team  Tri-City Herald

The WNBA's Washington Mystics signed guard Leilani Mitchell, a former Kennewick High School standout, after putting Bria Hartley on the suspended list.



i3 Global faces second lawsuit; Lapp has $1.3 million in suits now  FOX 11 and FOX 41

KENNEWICK, WA - i3 Global and its President Kristopher Lapp have a second lawsuit now filed against them, for $883200.49. Columbia State Bank filed the ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Shadle Park’s boys worked overtime to make their way to state tournament  The Spokesman-Review

The Shadle Park boys basketball team had to play in two full loser-out games on the same day to qualify for the State 3A tournament.



Finding role models in medicine: Program at WSU Spokane inspires high schoolers to explore health sciences  The Spokesman-Review

Medicine is not a field for the squeamish. Just ask Danna Rosales, a high school senior from Kennewick who had an up-close experience with a human cadaver ...



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.



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 ...



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

Reagan Rebstock knew better than most what to expect. The 19-year-old Kennewick woman practically has pageants in her blood — she grew up attending the ...



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 ...



From Pasco farm girl to West Point. She’s the Tri-Cities’ other homegrown general  Tri-City Herald

U.S. Military Academy at West Point recruited Pasco volleyball player Joy (Ebberson) Curriera in 1986. Army has promoted Curriera to brigadier general. James ...



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 ...



Former Kennewick youth booster gets six months for embezzlement  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

A Kennewick woman will spend six months in jail for embezzling thousands of dollars from a baseball organization and a school booster club for her personal ...



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.



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

A beloved teacher and coach in Benton City died Monday morning. There will be an informal gathering Tuesday night at the Kiona-Benton City football stadium ...



Hanford High among Tri-City area schools to rank in U.S. News best list...at 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.



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

Four Tri-City teens will compete to be the Miss Juneteenth queen this weekend in Pasco. The Miss Juneteenth Scholarship Pageant is at 6 p.m. Saturday at ...



Several parents to take part in "Hidden in Plain Sight" display at Park Middle School  KEPR 19

The halls and open areas at Park Middle School in Kennewick may have been bustling with students on Monday, but come Tuesday night, most of the feet will ...



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

Carol Decker has never seen her youngest daughter's face. That's because the Kennewick native developed sepsis while pregnant with little Safiya and lost her ...



Wa-Hi JROTC to host league championship drill  Walla Walla Union-Bulletin

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Blue Devils cadets will host peers for the 15-JROTC Cascade League Championship drill, physical fitness and ...



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.



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.



Jeff Zenisek, former CWU football coach, accepts position as head coach for Ellensburg football  Daily Record-News

Jeff Zenisek is a familiar name in Ellensburg. A former football player at Central Washington University in the early 1980s who later returned as a coach and ...



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.



Mid-Columbia’s top students graduate with honors  Tri-City Herald

Thousands of Mid-Columbia students will collect their diplomas at upcoming graduation ceremonies. Here's a list of the top achievers at Tri-City area schools.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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

A Kamiakin High School senior who died in a hunting accident last week was named as the school's homecoming king Thursday night. Cooper Ellison and 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.



Thursday local roundup: Richland pins Kennewick  Tri-City Herald

The Richland Bombers staved off a late charge by Kennewick to earn a 43-33 Mid-Columbia Conference wrestling win Thursday at the Lions Den.



Kennewick Gold Star mom upset with state American Legion, escorted out of 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 ...



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 ...



Adam Berg takes over Pasco boys basketball program  Tri-City Herald

Adam Berg is quite familiar with the Mid-Columbia Conference boys basketball scene. A Tri-City native, he played at Kennewick High School, graduating in ...



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 has been through some tough times during her high school volleyball career. The Kennewick High School senior had never enjoyed a winning ...



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.



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 ...



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. The latest was former student Ryan Vandersommen, ...



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.



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 ...



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

Brandt Young, the 44-year-old son of Kennewick's mayor, died Wednesday after complications from cancer treatments. Steve Young said his son did a lot for the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

One of the last original tenants of Columbia Center is going out of business, a casualty of climbing rents and rising minimum wage. The Carmelcorn Shop will ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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New alternative community paper aims to entertain, connect  Tri-City Herald

Tumbleweird is a new alternative community paper in Tri-Cities, Washington. Logan Kaufman, the editor of Tumbleweird, envisions it as a connecting force and ...



Baker, Kathy Ann | Obituaries | herald-review.com  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Kathy Ann (Silliman) Baker 57, of Decatur, passed away June 30 in her home after a long battle with cancer.



Longtime Richland activist dead at age 87  Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

One of the Tri-Cities' beloved, opinionated and cantankerous characters has died at the age of 87. Laurel Piippo, a longtime Richland resident, died of natural ...



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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