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Jet Boat and Bus Tour of White Bluffs to West Bar: Savour the Exquisiteness of Columbia River | Richland, WAJoin the Jet Boat and Bus Tour of White Bluffs to West Bar on the 3rd of June, 2016. The tour will start at 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Kindly visit Hanford Interpretative Center - The REACH Museum's website for more details.

About Jet Boat & Bus Tour of White Bluffs to West Bar
Joining the Jet Boat & Bus Tour of White Bluffs to West Bar is Bruce Bjornstad who is a Licensed Geologist and Hydrogeologist. Bjornstad specializes in Quaternary Research, Stratigraphy, Geomorphology and Site Characterization. He is also an expert in the field of Cultural-Resource Assessment and Hydrogeology. Bjornstad's presence at the tour will ensure that the trip will not just be a leisurely ride but also one that will be educational.

The tour will be a fun journey on the

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Kayak the Hanford Reach on the Columbia RiverKayak the Hanford ReachFriday, August 28 | Did you know the Hanford Reach is the last free-flowing stretch of the Columbia River in the United States? It is home to a variety of animals including waterfowl, fish and wildlife. The White Bluffs has a fossil record which extends back more than two million years. Kayak this magnificent section of the Columbia and witness the breath taking scenery as we paddle from the Vernita Bridge, through the White Bluffs to the old ferry landing. Trip includes transportation, guides, shuttle and kayaks. Please bring lunch/snacks, sunscreen and water.

Details:
Date: August 28, 2015 | Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Registration Deadline: August 26, 2015 | Location: Meet at Richland Community Center Parking Lot | Address:

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Jet Boat And B-Reactor Tour At The REACH In Richland, WashingtonEveryone is invited to join the Jet Boat And B-Reactor Tour at the REACH located at 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, Washington on Saturday, August 22 from 9:00 in the morning to 4:00 in the afternoon.

Details of the Jet Boat and B-Reactor Tour
The tour will begin at the REACH with a lecture by a B-reactor expert. Then you will proceed to the marina and get on board the Columbia River Journey’s jet boat for a trip to the Hanford Reach to learn about the history of the REACH and to see the B-reactor from the water.

The Jet Boat And B-Reactor Tour includes a fabulous lunch on board as you drift the Columbia River. The tour also includes: tour guides, lunch and jet boat.

Registration fee is $145.

Please confirm by Monday, August 17.

For

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Lady Washington, PascoThe Lady Washington, the official tall ship of the Washington State, is preparing a 12-day visit to Pasco, Washington. The tall ship will be sailing from The Dalles directly to Pasco starting on Wednesday, July 29. The vessel will not stop at Arlington or Umatilla, as originally scheduled and will arrive at the Columbia Marine Center, 1315 South 4th Avenue in Pasco, Washington on Thursday, July 30.

Here’s a list of public activities for the next two weeks:

July Schedule

July 27-28
The Dalles
July 28  
10:00 AM-1:00 PM Walk-On Tours - Donation: $3
2:00 – 4:00 PM Adventure Sail: $39-$47
July 31-August 10
Pasco, Washington 
July 31
Noon -5:00 PM Walk-on Tours – Donation: $3
6:00-8:00 PM Evening Sail $45

August Schedule

August 1-2
10:00 AM – 1:00

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Tall Ship Tour of the Columbia River on the Lady Washington Pasco WashingtonFriday, July 31 join the Tall Ship Tour of the Columbia River on the Lady Washington happening at Columbia Marine Center at 1315 South 4th Avenue in Pasco, Washington from 6:00 until 8:00 in the evening.

About the Tour
Tall Ship Tour of the Columbia River on the Lady Washington is an event you shouldn't miss! Lady Washington was launched in 1989 in celebration of Washington state's centennial. It is a wooden replica of one of the first U.S. flagged vessels to visit the west coast of North America. The last extended trip on the Columbia River was in 2013.

The event will be a two hour long sail and features a living history experience with demonstrations of tall ship handling, sea shanty singing, and maritime storytelling. A ticket is required for all

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Drums Along The Columbia Edgar Brown Stadium Pasco, WashingtonThis year Edgar Brown Stadium, 1611 W. Sylvester Street in Pasco, Washington will play host to the regional event of The Drums Along Columbia. This exciting activity will start at 7:00 in the evening on Monday, July 6.

Regarding the Competition
Drums Along The Columbia is a DCI Northwest Classic show that brings excitement, precision and pageantry of the drum corps activity to south eastern Washington State. The venue of the event is a stadium which can hold several thousand fans and gives each show attendee a great seat. Each summer, a number of local youth participate in the drum corps activity.

The competition will feature several of the world’s top drum and bugle corps in a fun, family-friendly environment, seven drum and bugle corps will

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Bridge To Bridge - River To Railroad At The Kennewick City Hall Kennewick, WashingtonThe Bridge to Bridge - River to Railroad discussion is happening on Monday, June 15th at the Kennewick City Hall located in 210 W 6th Avenue Kennewick, Washington at 6:00 in the evening.

About the Event
The City of Kennewick invites everyone to review and discuss the proposed changes to the draft plan to revitalize the area bounded by the Blue Bridge, Cable Bridge, Columbia River and Railroad tracks just north of Canal Drive. To help capture the public's vision for the area, input from property owners, business owners, residents, citizens and the Port of Kennewick has been incorporated into the plan since it was last discussed in 2011.

To know more and for inquiries you may call 509-585-4386.

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The Group Health Inland Empire Century Bicycle Ride Kennewick, WashingtonOn Saturday, May 9 everyone is invited to the annual Group Health Inland Empire Century Bicycle Ride in Kennewick, Washington. Mark your calendars and make sure to pre-register.

25, 50, 75, 100 Mile Bike Rides
Ride the rivers and wheat fields of Eastern Washington with this year's Group Health Inland Empire Century. Happening on May 10, the routes skirt both the Columbia and Yakima Rivers going through the parks and over the bridges and then taking the return route via the Horse Heaven Hills.

You can choose from 25 miles to more challenging 50, 75 or 100 miles tours showcasing the scenic beauty of the Lower Yakima/Columbia River valley. Get mesmerized with the river valley's vineyards, wheat fields and fruit orchards.

Details of the Tri Cities

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Join geologistJet-Boat Geology Tour & Wildflower Hike Along White Bluffs Richland, Washington –author Bruce Bjornstad for a Columbia River Journey’s jet boat tour of the Hanford Reach on the Columbia River this Saturday, May 16. The tour will start at 8:00 in the morning till 4:00 in the afternoon.

More about the Event
The geographical and historical tour includes jet boat ride, lunch and beverages. Come and join Mr. Bjornstad on a Columbia River Journey’s jet boat tour of the Hanford Reach departing on a 3-4 mile long, easy to moderate hike along the top of the scenic White Bluffs. Elevation gain ~500 ft.

Price of Tour Tickets:

$145.00
Gift certificates will be available by request

To purchase tickets, please contact Kris Cargile 509-943-4100 x108 or e-mail at krisc@visitthereach.org

Please confirm your reservations by

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National Wildlife Refuge Week 2014 In Richland, WashingtonFrom Tuesday, October 14 until Friday, October 17 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife is teaming with the Reach Center located at 1943 Columbia Park Trail in Richland, for the National Wildlife Refuge Week 2014 featuring the Hanford Reach National Monument.

Details of the Event
Professional photographer John Clement will lead a field trip to photograph the fall landscapes of the monument. Classes will on Tuesday, October 14 from 6 to 8 in the evening while the field trip will be on Friday, October 17 from 7 in the morning until 12 noon . Admission fee is $45.

To register click here, www.visitthereach.org/tours.html

There will also be a kayak tour from the Vernita Bridge rest area to the White Bluffs boat launch on the Columbia River on Thursday, October 16

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