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Barnes and Noble Featuring Sherman Alexie, Author of Thunder Boy Jr., Reading and Signing Event | Kennewick, WABarnes and Noble is pleased to present Sherman Alexie on July 12, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. Barnes and Noble is located at 1321 N Columbia Center Boulevard, Kennewick, WA. For more details, visit the Sherman Alexie Reading and Signing Event page on Facebook.

About the Sherman Alexie Reading and Signing Event
The Sherman Alexie Reading and Signing Event at Barnes and Noble is free and open to the public. Sherman will be reading his brand new masterpiece, Thunder Boy Jr. He will also have a book signing session at the venue, where all his works will be up for grabs.

Sherman Alexie is a native of Spokane, WA. Apart from writing books, he is also a poet, a filmmaker, and a screenwriter. Sherman specializes in genres humor, documentary fiction, and native

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Pasco Chamber of Commerce Monthly General Membership Luncheon | Red Lion PascoGeneral Membership Luncheon in December
Be a part of Pasco Chamber of Commerce's Monthly General Membership Luncheon and be aware of the latest happenings in Tri Cities! For this month, the General Membership Luncheon will be held on December 14, 2015 at Red Lion Pasco. The discussion and other activities will run from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To know more about the details of the Monthly General Membership Luncheon, visit the website of Pasco Chamber of Commerce.

Getting to Know Pasco Chamber of Commerce
the Pasco Chamber of Commerce is a civic and social organization of which objective is to unite the business owners, as well as the other members of the community, in order to come up with a more economically secured society making headway to an improved

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Brews, Brats, & Boards - White Pass Ski Patrol FundraiserThe White Pass Ski Patrol is hosting a Brews, Brats, & Boards Fundraiser.  We operate purely on the donations of others.  Please come and join for what will not doubt be lots of fun.  If you cannot make it, but a ticket anyway, as all proceeds go to the White Pass Ski Patrol.

Details about the event:
What: Brews, Brats, & Boards
Why: Fundraiser for the White Pass Volunteer Ski Patrol
When: December 5th, 2015. 5-8 PM
Where: White Pass - 48935 U.S. 12 Naches, WA 98937 - View Map

Your donation of $20 gets you in the door and a cool glass. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from many local vendors. All ages are welcome.

Beer and sausage, what a lovely combination!
Did you know the Ski Patrol needs your donation?

For bumps, scrapes, breaks,

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Yakima Ski & Snowboard Swap | State Fair Park - Modern Living BuildingThe 50th annual Ski & Snowboard Swap held in Yakima Washington and brought to you by the White Pass Ski Patrol, will be one of the best yet, with new and used Snowboards, Shaped Skis, Traditional Skis, Boots, and Clothing.

WHEN: Saturday, October 31st, 2015, 9:00am - 6:00pm | Sunday, November 1st, 2015, 10:00am - 3:00pm
WHERE: The Modern Living Building, State Fair Park, Yakima Washington. [click for map] Google Maps - State Fair Park
PAYMENT METHOD: Checks will not be accepted for payment during the Swap. All payments are Cash or Credit Card only.

Registration Information (for sellers)
WHEN: Thursday, October 29th, 2015, 6:00pm - 9:00pm | Friday, October 30th, 2015, 9:00am-9:00pm

A registration fee of $0.25 per item will be charged at the time of

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Discover Hanford's role in the making of the atomic bomb.  “The Bomb” a new PBS special which seeks to tell the story of a weapon that transformed history and continues to affect relationships among contradicting world powers premiered last Tuesday, July 28.  The PBS airing of the creation of the atomic bomb is a special feature for the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

About The Bomb
Filmmaker Rushmore Denooyer took a year and a half to complete this project since producers had to examine through the footage and images that was recently declassified by the U.S. Department of Defense.

As part of the Manhattan Project, the secretive World War II program provided enriched uranium for the atomic bomb that took its first

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Richland, WA: One Of The Ten Most Relaxed Small Cities In AmericaRichland, Washington is not only one of the most exciting cities of the world it has been acclaimed as one of the most relaxed small cities in America. The city is brilliantly managed with many travel destinations and has something for everybody. In fact a growing number of tourists visit our amazing yet peaceful place that also boasts breath-taking sceneries every year.

Well, the best part about Richland is everything can be easily accessed, minus traffic and the pandemonium in larger cities. But that’s not all, the city of Richland offers a lot of entertaining activities for both locals and visitors which mean you can never be bored of roaming in.

Come and visit Richland, WA and you will surely enjoy the variety of activities we have and of course

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Properties in the Tri Cities and surrounding areas continue to appreciate over the years.

Local labor statistics indicate a stable, steady economy, with an increase in non-farm employment. The mining, logging, and construction sectors pick up from the previous year, and the manufacturing, leisure, and hospitality sectors are the best performers with a 0.2% increase (preliminary, as of January 2014). The stable economy sustains a healthy properties industry, as value and sales continue to appreciate.

 

Value of Real Estate Properties
The average sold price for residences has increased to 464% over a 36-year period, from $45,000 in 1977 to $208,772 in 2013. At 9.03 houses sold daily in the previous year, appreciated value remains affordable

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If you’re hoping to catch some deals this season, then visit this year’s Spring Bazaar and Flea Market on April 25 and 26 at the Kennewick Valley Grange 731.

2014 Spring Bazaar and Flea Market2014 Spring Bazaar and Flea Market in Kennewick, WA
This year’s Spring Bazaar and Flea Market promises a variety of goodies for you at low prices. Hunt for some treasures among the knick knacks for sale, or set up your own corner and sell some things yourself! Open to the public and with no admission fee to worry about, you get to take a look around, enjoy the event and maybe catch a deal or two.

This event takes place on April 25 from noon until 6PM and on April 26 from 9AM to 4PM at the Kennewick Valley Grange. Slots for vendors will be on a first come, first served basis so register now to grab a spot.

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Dangerously Deceptive Google Docs Phishing ScamHead’s up to all Google users (Google Drive, Gmail, Google +, etc.) out there. There is a new phishing scam wreaking havoc on the web, and unlike other phishing scams, this one is really tricky.

How it Works
You see, this scam will get to you in the form of an e-mail with the subject line “Documents” while the body of the e-mail points to a Google Docs link. You will actually be taken to a Google login page that looks legitimate. Because it makes use of a PHP script hiding deceptively in a Google Drive document, you have practically just handed hackers your Google login credentials just by clicking on the link.

Since the fake login page is hosted on Google’s servers and is served over SSL, you wouldn’t think it to be a phishing expedition, especially

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Sigh of Relief from Mid-Columbia Farmers with Passing of the Farm BillFinally, after years of setbacks, the House has passed an almost $100-billion a year compromise farm bill. The passing of the bill is not without challenges, as it met strong opposition from conservatives who were seeking a bigger cut on food stamps.

What Is the Five-Year Farm Bill?
The five-year bill, which preserves generous crop subsidies, is on its way to the Senate where it is sure to be approved. The White House has already given word that President Obama would sign it. With the backing of a strong Republican leadership team, the House approved the bill, 251-166.

Possible Repercussions
If the bill weren’t passed, it would have affected the agricultural industry, as bared by Pat Sullivan of Pasco, an orchardist and member of the Northwest Fruit

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