2022 Living Nativity at Cathedral of Joy in Richland WA
Every year, Hillspring Church [1153 Gage Blvd., Richland] is honored to tell the story of the birth of Jesus at Christmas time. About 200 volunteers come together as centurions, guides, shepherds, kings, and camels (actually, the camels are professionals) to tell the story in grand fashion. It is a beautiful and moving sight to behold and we invite you to join us!

Living Nativity at Cathedral of Joy in Richland WA

Shows will run twice a night, starting on Sunday the 18th through Thursday the 22nd, at 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. We strongly recommend reserving a ticket for the show you and your loved ones want to join us for as soon as possible. Tickets always sell out.

On the night of your reserved show, arrive early and dress warm! Each Living…

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2023 Tri-Cities WA Dog Parks & Places to Walk Your Dog Off-Leash

Tri-Cities WA Dog Parks & Places to Walk Your Dog Off-LeashWe have two dogs and part of our day always includes walking our dogs, and oftentimes, twice a day.  What follows is a list of places we walk our dogs and mostly are off-leash.  Keep in mind, there are leash laws, so we are not advocating violating any leash laws.  In fact, here is an example of our Washinton State's leash law: WAC 352-32-060. Most cities have similar laws in place. What follows is not only a list for everyone to use but a list that helps us to remember to visit places we've neglected visiting in a while. In most places, you'll find other dog walkers.

Our list of Tri-Cities Washington dog parks and places to walk our dog off-leash broken down by city.

Kennewick Dog…

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Badger Moutain Homes For Sale in Richland WA, & Why Badger Mountain is a Great Community:

Homes For Sale at Badger Mountain Richland Washington | Real Estate, Land, New MLS ListingsA great housing community is one that is safe, inclusive, and well-maintained. It should have a variety of housing options to suit different needs and budgets and should be located in a convenient and easily accessible location. Homes for sale at Badger Mountian is all of this.  Badger Mountain's housing subdivisions have a sense of community and offer opportunities for residents to come together and interact with each other. They include but are not limited to community events, shared amenities such as playgrounds and pools, and common areas such as parks and green spaces. Additionally, Badger Mountian residents enjoy great schools and other important services…

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Homes For Sale in Country Ridge Richland Washington

There are many factors that make Country Ridge a great neighborhood and a great place to live and purchase a home. Some of the most important ones include a strong sense of community, good schools and educational opportunities, access to amenities and public transportation, low crime rates, and a mix of housing options. Country Ridge homes include older and newer homes, as well as smaller and larger homes. Additionally, the Country Ridge area can also be considered great as Country Ridge is surrounded by a thriving local economy, with plenty of job opportunities and a diverse range of businesses and services. Overall, Country Ridge is a great option when considering your next home purchase as Country…

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Tri-City Family Expo

The annual Tri-Cities Family Expo at the TRAC in Pasco Washington is coming up soon! This is a great place for the whole family! The event takes place on January 20 and 21, Friday from 12 noon – 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 adults, $6 child (weekend passes are also available)

"Community, Connection & Purpose!"
The Tri-City Family Expo brings community partners together for a weekend of interactive activities and entertainment for families.

Join us for a weekend of wholesome family fun at the HAPO Center in Pasco! Shop local businesses and learn about non-profit vendors and available resources in our community. Grab a bite from local food vendors, enjoy live demonstrations on the main stage, and create…

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SPORTSMEN SHOW

JANUARY 27-29, 2023
Join us for one of the northwest’s finest sportsmen shows.

Head over to the TRAC in Pasco Washington to check out the 18th Annual Sportsman Show! 

For outdoor men, women, and children from throughout the region, the HAPO Center will be filled with the latest in outdoor equipment, a trophy antler collection from the northwest, kid’s fishing pond, free air rifle range, free hourly hunting and fishing seminars, and more!

This year’s show will include many booths and exhibits in both the Expo Hall and the Arena. Exhibitors include retail merchants, factory reps, outdoor clubs and organizations, taxidermists, wildlife art, fishing boats, and fishing and hunting guides who will be available to help you plan your…

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Richland WA on Top 10 List of Best Places for a Second CareerRecently the US News and World Report issued a new report on the “Top Ten Places to Begin a Second Career.” Many seniors throughout the US will continue to work past the age of 65 because they enjoy working. However, these seniors who enjoy working are having a challenging time finding employment. One of the factors that contribute to the availability of jobs is a vibrant community such as a college/university town or a city where government or healthcare jobs are prevalent.

Among the list of top ten US Cities to start a second career is our very own Richland Washington. One of the biggest reasons for being on the list is the fact that the area added 3,000 jobs to the local economy during the past year, this is new jobs than any other metro area in the…

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GESA Credit Union Turkey Trot Fun Run to Benefit Benton Franklin Red Cross2022 GESA Credit Union Turkey Trot Fun Run to Benefit Benton Franklin Red Cross
This Thanksgiving, the Benton Franklin Red Cross will be holding its Turkey Trot to benefit the Benton/Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross. The Turkey Trot includes a 1-mile fun run and a 5k run, both races begin at 9:00 am at the stage area of Columbia Park in Kennewick Washington (across from the playground of dreams). 

Water stations will be set up in the 5K course at about the 1-mile and 2-mile markers; no water station for the 1 mile. The results of the Turkey Trot will not be recorded or published, but there will be a clock at the finish line for runners to check their time. 

Frequently Asked Questions: 

  • Where and when can I "Trot"? We are so excited to…

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Amor A La Mexicana Mexican Food (& more...)
We've been meaning to try Amor A La Mexicana next to the old Albertson's at 1308 Lee Blvd in Richland and finally did this past weekend.  Amor A La Mexican restaurant is in this new location and we tried a variety of the menu items and enjoyed everything we ordered.  The staff (the owners) are nice and the food prices are reasonable.  We've included their menu below.  Give them a try and we are sure you will agree.

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Amor A La Mexicana Mexican Food Restaurant

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Tri-Cities Wa – 5th Top Metro Area for Creating and Sustaining JobsCalifornia-based think tank company Milken Institute has released a report on the Top US Metro Areas that managed to create and sustain jobs in light of the national recession. The Kennewick-Richland-Pasco area is ranked number five on this list of 13 metro areas for the second year in a row. During the last 12 months, the Tri-City Washington area’s jobs increased by 4.5 percent, which is the highest percentage growth in the nation. This large increase in jobs is due mostly to the stimulus money coming in for Hanford.

President and CEO of the Tri-City Development Council, Carl Adrian says that it is a great thing to have our area out there on a list such as this one because it allows for the planning of ideas for creating broad-based prosperity and the…

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