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We have put together this page of useful information for the Tri Cities region. If there are other resources we need to include, please do not hesitate to make a recommendation.

LOCAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE TRI-CITIES REGION


Tri City Association of Realtors® MLS
Our local news:
Tri City Herald || Weather || Hanford News
The local city government pages: Kennewick || Richland || Pasco
Maps of Tri-Cities: Kennewick || Richland || Pasco
Chambers of Commerce: Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce (Kennewick & Richland) || Pasco Chamber of Commerce || West Richland Chamber of Commerce || Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
General history, geography, demographic, etc., information: Tri Cities Washington || Kennewick Washington || Richland Washington || Pasco Washington || West Richland Washington || Benton City Washington || Franklin County || Benton County || Washington State || Washington Government || Eastern Washington || Columbia River Plateau
Tourist and Convention Information ~ Tri Cities Visitors & Convention Bureau
The Tri-Cities Industrial Development Council ~ TRIDEC
Police Departments:
Kennewick Police Department (509) 628-0333
Pasco Police Department (509) 545-3481
Richland Police Department (509) 942-7340
West Richland Police Department (509) 967-3425
National Sex Offender Registry

EDUCATION


The three school districts: Kennewick || Richland || Pasco
Rating sites for schools: GreatSchools.net || The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) || Washington State School Report Card || SchoolMatters.com
Local colleges and miscellaneous higher level learning: Columbia Basin College || Washington State University Tri Cities || United States Department of Education || Superintendent of Washington Public Schools

MOVING IN


Washington Vehicle Licensing
Phone:
Verizon (Richland & Kennewick) ~ 1-800-483-4000 Residential, 1-800-483-5000 Business
Qwest Dex (Pasco) ~ 1-800-244-1111 Residential, 1-800-603-6000 Business
Power:
Benton PUD ~ 582-2175 ~ 2721 W. 10th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336
Franklin County PUD ~ 547-5591 ~ 1411 W. Clark, Pasco, WA 99301
City of Richland ~ 942-7390 ~ 505 Swift Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
Benton Rural Electric Assoc. ~ 967-2921 ~ 6095 W. Van Giesen, West Richland, WA 99353
Cable TV:
Charter Communications ~ 1-866-731-5420 ~ 639 N. Kellogg, Kennewick, WA 99336
Water:
City of Kennewick ~ 585-4200 ~ 210 W. 6th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336
City of Richland ~ 942-7390 ~ 505 Swift Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
City of Pasco ~ 545-3446 ~ 525 N. 3rd, Pasco, WA 99301
Garbage:
Basin Disposal ~ 547-2476 ~ 2021 Commercial Ave, Pasco, WA 99301
Waste Management ~ 582-5121 ~ 1611 S. Washington, Kennewick, WA 99336
Public Works Dept. ~ 942-7490 ~ 840 Northgate Drive, Richland, WA 99352

ATTRACTIONS


Points of interest: The Kennewick Man || Historic Downtown Kennewick
Three Rivers Convention Center Home of area sporting events, concerts, and gatherings.
TRAC Facility Trade, Recreation and Agriculture Center.
Hydroplane Racing
Tri-Cities Sports
Benton Franklin County Fairgrounds
Area art & music links: Columbia Basin College Art Center || Camerata Musica || Mid-Columbia Symphony || Three Rivers Folk Life Society || Area Arts Calendar
Children's links: Ask Dr. Universe || Children's Developmental Center || Greater Richland Little League || Tri-Cities Youth Soccer Association
Outdoor activities: Inter-Mountain Alpine Club || Area Parks, Monuments & Forests || Hikes Around Home || Columbia Kayak Adventure || Chinook Cycling Club || Tri-City Bike Club || Burbank Goose Club || Undersea Adventures
Wine related: MikeL's Guide to Area Wineries || Winepress Northwest || Tri-Cities Wine Society || Washington Wine Commission || Washington Assn. of Wine Grape Growers || Ice Harbor Brewing
Golf in the Tri-Cities

MISCELLANEOUS


Hospitals & medical: Kadlec Medical Center || Lourdes Health Network || Trios Health || Tri-Cities Cancer Center
Local television stations: KVEWTV || KEPRTV || KNDU || KRLB-TV
Ports: Kennewick || Pasco
National Sex Offender Registry
Seeking Employment: Worksource Columbia Basin
Internal Revenue Service ~ Forms and Publications

MAJOR EMPLOYERS


Company, Type, Employees
Battelle/PNNL ~ Research Laboratory ~ 4,485
URS ~ Government Contractor ~ 3,500
CH2M Hill Hanford Group, Inc. ~ Government Contractor ~ 3,260
ConAgra/Lamb-Weston ~ Food Processing ~ 3,057
Bechtel National Inc. ~ Government Contractor ~ 2,850
Kadlec Medical Center ~ Hospital ~ 2,175
Washington River Protection ~ Government Contractor ~ 1,686
Mission Support Alliance ~ Government Contractor ~ 1,478 
Washington Closure Hanford ~ Government Contractor ~ 1,370 
Tyson Fresh Meats ~ Meat Packing ~ 1,300
Energy Northwest ~ Electric Utility ~ 1,222
Trios Health ~ Hospital ~ 1,072
Broetje Orchards (Seasonal) ~ Agricultural Services ~ 1,000
Lourdes Health Network ~ Hospital ~ 807
Apollo Inc. ~ Manufacturing/Contractor ~ 625
AREVA ~ Manufacturing ~ 622
Lockheed Martin Services, Inc. ~ Information Technology Services ~ 600
Boise Cascade ~ Paper Manufacturing ~ 571
Fluor Federal Services ~ Government Contractor ~ 541
DOE Richland Operations ~ Government Contractor ~ 414

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