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If you are thinking about going to to WSU Tri Cities in the fall then head over to the Richland Washington campus March 25 for an in-depth tour. The Discover WSU Tri Cities Tour informs prospective students and their parents about the academic programs available, meetings with professors, a campus tour and a panel discussion with current WSU Tri Cities students. The tour begins at 1:00pm inside the main entrance of campus.

To register for the Discover WSU Tri Cities Tour visit the WSU Tri Cities website then click 'visit', call the administration office at 509-372-7250 or send the admin office an email.

Applications are currently being accepted for the Summer 2011, Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 semesters for incoming freshman, transfer, and graduate…

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Next Saturday, September 25 the East Benton County Historical Society is presenting a Historic Homes tour. The tour, Kennewick through the Ages, will take place in Historic Downtown Kennewick and will feature 6 of the city’s finest homes. You will be able to tour six homes from the first 50 years of the 20th century as well as the East Benton County Museum. The tour will begin at 10:00am and go until 5:00pm.

Tickets for the event can be purchased for $15 in advance at the East Benton County Museum or JD’s Time Center in Kennewick Washington; the Bookwork in Richland Washington; or the Franklin County Museum in Pasco Washington. Tickets can even be purchased online at the East Benton County Museum’s website through PayPal. Tickets can also be purchased…

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On the second Saturday and the fourth Friday of every month the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory in Richland Washington, also known as LIGO, is open to the public. Come on out at 3:00pm on the fourth Friday and at 1:30pm on the second Saturday of the month for a drop in tour to learn about what takes place at LIGO. No reservations or ID checks are needed and international visitors are welcome. This is a great family friendly event open for all ages and admission is free.

LIGO was founded in 1992 by Kip Thorne and Ronald Drever of Caltech and Rainer Weiss of MIT with the mission of observing gravitational waves of cosmic origin. By observing these gravitational waves scientists are hoping to soon be able to harness these waves to be…

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Due to popular consumer demand, the First Annual Vineyard Trip to the Tagaris Estate Vineyards in the Wahluke Slope AVA has been scheduled for Saturday, September 11.

The Wahluke Slope AVA is a 13-mile-wide gravel bar created by the ice age floods that ravaged Eastern Washington some 15,000 years ago. It's bordered to the north by the Saddle Mountains and on the other three sides by the Columbia River.

One of the state's warmest grape growing regions, top winemakers consider the Wahluke Slope as the backbone of the Washington Wine Industry. Two of Tagaris' vineyards, its 174 acre organic Michael Vineyard and its smaller Alice Vineyard both lie within the  Wahluke; its Arete Vineyard lies just to the east in the Columbia Valley AVA.

The trip will…

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On Friday, August 13 the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) in Richland Washington will be hosting Friday Night sky Lights. Come out and look at planets, stars, meteors, and more! This will be a great thing to bring the whole family to! The evening will consist of a showing of the film “Monster of the Milky Way” at 7:30pm, a showing of the film “Seeing in the Dark” at 8:30 and then night sky viewing at 9:30pm for all who are in attendance; the night sky viewing will last until 1:30am. During the night sky viewing there will be telescopes available to look through and see many objects in the night sky whether near or far.

LIGO was founded in 1992 by Kip Thorne and Ronald Drever of Caltech and Rainer Weiss of MIT with the mission…

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LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in Richland Washington, will be giving a public tour on Friday, May 28 at 3:00pm. The two-hour tour will include a presentation by your tour host about the research LIGO is doing, a walking tour of the observatory, and a visit to the control room. All ages are welcomed on the tour, it is recommended that those interested in taking a tour wear comfortable walking shoes; the facility is wheelchair accessible.

LIGO is one of two gravitational wave observatories in the United States; its purpose is to detect gravitational waves in space-time. These gravitational waves are caused by the movement of large masses in space. For instance if there were two neutron stars orbiting each other their…

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