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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The Veterans Day Parade will be held on November 5, 2022, at 9:30 a.m. This event will take place at Van Giesen Boulevard, from Benton REA to Brickhouse Pizza. The main stage for this event will be set at the intersection of Bombing Range Rd. / Van Giesen. For more details, please visit the Veterans Day Parade page at West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce's website.

About the Veterans Day Parade
Everyone is invited to watch the Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Site's Veterans Day Parade. This event will be hosted by the West Richland Area Chamber of Commerce. The guests are encouraged to bring a folding chair or a blanket to comfortably settle at Van Giesen Boulevard while watching the ceremony. Come with family and friends and see tons of…

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Custer's Christmas Arts & Crafts Show TRAC Center Pasco, WashingtonCuster's Christmas Arts & Crafts Show will be on November 4, 5, and 6, 2022 at the HAPO Center, 6600 Burden Boulevard in Pasco, Washington.

Details of Custer's 27th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
‘Tis the season for a holiday shopping tradition! This show features professional artists and crafters from across the northwest displaying and selling their Fine Art, Hand Crafts, and Specialty Foods. From the practical to the whimsical, the variety and quality of work make this a must-see event!

Event Schedule
Friday, November 4 - 10:00 am 8:00 pm
Saturday, November 5 – 9:00 am 6:00 pm
Sunday, November 6 – 10:00 am 4:00 pm

Admission:
One Day Admission $8.00 
Weekend Pass $10.00
Kids 12 and Under Free! 
Free Parking!

For more information, you may call…

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Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival In Richland, WashingtonThe Tri-Cities International Film Festival (TRIFI) is back from October 14 thru 16, showcasing indie films from across the world at the Uptown Theater in Richland It spotlights films made on a limited budget, but not limited to imagination, according to the website. 

Details of the Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival
Over three days, TRIFI will show 65 films. On Friday, all-age films will be shown, including “Hanford,” the documentary made by a Hanford High School student. Saturday will feature numerous PNW directors, plus entries in the 72-Hour Film Challenge. Teams entered to write, shoot, and edit a short film in 72 hours.

For more information go to the Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival website.  Full a full schedule -…

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26th Harvest Bazaar - Shop Until You Drop at Southridge Sports and Events Complex in KennewickCome and join the 31st Annual Harvest Bazaar on October 14 from 12 pm to 6 pm and October 15th from 9 am to 4 pm. This will be held at the Numerica Pavilion at 2901 Southridge Boulevard, Kennewick, WA. For more details, please visit the Southridge Sports and Events Complex page on Facebook.

About the 31st Annual Harvest Bazaar

The 31st annual Harvest Bazaar October 14 and 15 inside the Numerica Pavilion, offers 21,000 sq. ft. of indoor shopping, with over 100 unique vendors offering an array of items.  Get an early start on your holiday shopping with one-of-a-kind items, hand-made décor, unique gifts, delicious treats, and housewares. Admission is $5 per person, and kids 12 and under are FREE.

Bonus: Friday, October 14 the first 300 shoppers…

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RiverFest

RiverFest 2022 | October 8, 2022 | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM | Columbia Park | Kennewick, WA

RiverFest is a FREE family event that pays tribute to the many benefits of the Federal Hydropower system with a focus on the lower Snake River Dams. There will be educational exhibits, food vendors, speakers, hands-on learning experiences, entertainment, and fun for the whole family! 

Businesses, community organizations, and people from all walks of life throughout the region have joined together to host RiverFest 2022. RiverFest is a FREE, fun, and educational family event, featuring exhibitors, vendors, and entertainment to showcase all the benefits of the Federal Columbia River Power System and highlight the four lower Snake River dams including navigation,…

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2016 Fall Senior Expo: Exploring Products, Services and Ideals Appropriate for Senior Living | Pasco, WA2023 Senior Expo
The 2023 Fall Senior Expo will take place on October 17, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This event will take place at the Southridge Sports & Events Complex at 2901 Southridge Blvd, Kennewick. For more details, please visit the Senior Times Expo page on the Tri-Cities Business News website.

About the 2023 Fall Senior Expo
The 2023 Fall Senior Expo offers a great experience for the families of senior citizens and the elders themselves. Individuals who are about to become senior citizens are also welcome to join. This event will be attended by exhibitors with products, services, or ideas to offer that will improve the life of a senior citizen. The 2023 Fall Senior Expo will also feature special prizes, drawings, giveaways, and…

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The 25th Great Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser Airport, Washington2023 34th Great Prosser Balloon Rally Prosser Washington Airport
Every year the City of Prosser Washington holds the Great Prosser Balloon Rally during the month of September. This year the event will take place the weekend of the 22rd-24th, Friday, lasting through Sunday. Those of you who are early risers will enjoy the sunrise liftoffs each morning at 6:15, Friday-Sunday. The sunrise launches take place at the Prosser Airport. But if you are not one of those people who enjoy waking up early then come to the Night glow on Saturday evening at Art Fiker Stadium. Gates will open at 6:00pm.

More about the Great Prosser Balloon Rally
During the Night Glow, the Balloons are not flying but they are anchored and illuminated to glow against the night sky.…

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Christ the King Sausage Fest2023 Sausage Fest at Christ the King School in Richland Washington

For decades Christ the King School has held Sausage Fest, the primary fundraising event for each school year. This annual community event hosts nearly 25,000-30,000 people a year making it the third largest event in Tri Cities Washington. Sausage Fest takes place every year during the third full weekend of September, this year it is September 15-16; the weekend begins Friday night at 5:00 pm and goes through midnight then starts back up on Saturday at 11:00 am and goes until midnight..

Admission is free and includes plenty of games for kids of all ages along with food booths featuring over 30 different foods, an indoor and outdoor Biergarten, live music, arts & crafts, Granny’s…

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South Richland WA Homes For Sale: 1957 Peachtree Lane, Richland WA Home For Sale | $418,000 | MLS #263226
This 1963 square foot single-family home has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms sporting a new roof and RV parking/boat. Across the street from the neighborhood park! One step inside and you'll fall in love with this classic style home conveniently located in South Richland close to freeways, shopping, recreation, and more!  As you enter the home, you'll enter a split level with the living areas on the upper level, and the laundry room, bathroom, and bonus room on the lower level.  On the main floor, the open concept kitchen looks out to the expansive family room where the large covered patio is steps away. This home has all the space you need and more! The…

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