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Pasco Washington and Christmas Lights

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Pasco Washington ~ Christmas Lights.  Desert Plateau district is set to light up this Christmas season. For the past 21 years, residents have created a display of over 28,000 star-like lights to adorn the streets of their neighborhood. Candles are placed in paper bags that are weighted by sand, the effect is “like a big runway” says the coordinator Larry Brockman. The luminary event has its planning begin in the summer of the year previous – a massive effort of coordination is requir...

The Beauty of Kennewick

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The Land of Kennewick ~ A Beautiful Place to Live ~ There is an abundance of beauty that surrounds the land of Kennewick Wa, as it is with the entire area of Tri city WA. Kennewick is situated along the Hanford Reach, the last remaining free flowing stretch of the Columbia River. Because of its unspoiled landscape, the Hanford Reach is home to a spectacular and diverse population of wildlife and vegetation that are rarely seen in other places in such abundant numbers.   Among the...

20 Questions: What Are The Secrets of Today's Loans?

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Not too long ago the world of real estate finance was a fairly simple place. Most loans were so clear that borrowers without advanced degrees in finance could reasonably compare marketplace choices Those days are gone.  Today simple mortgages such as the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage still exist, but they're becoming increasingly rare. A report by Standard & Poors shows that in the third quarter of 2006 new mortgage products such as option ARMs and interest-only (I/O) mortgage product...

Washington State University Tri-Cities

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Washington State University Tri-Cities. Choose from nearly 30 undergraduate and graduate programs including business, education, engineering, science and agriculture. Financial aid, scholarships, advising, internships, and career services are available.  2710 University Dr., Richland 372-7000   Consider Washington State University Today! Related Resources: Enjoy Tri City Washington Tri City Recreation Eastern Washington's Past Land of Three Rivers

Richland Wa ~ Seattle Seahawks Day

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Football ~ Bus Location Federal Building Parking Lot (Northwest Corner), 825 Jadwin Ave, Richland Wa Transportation provided by: AA Motor Coach (509) 544-7781 Saturday (9/16)  Bus Loads:  7:30 AM & Departs: @ 8:00 AM Refreshments:Light snacks and bottled water will be provided on the bus.  You are welcome to bring your own food & beverages in a small cooler.  Sunday   (9/17)  Bus Loads:  6:30 AM & Departs: @ 7:00 AMSunday   (9/17)  Kick-off       1:00 PMGame ends a...

Tri City Washington ~ A Great Place to Raise a Family

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A Great Place to Raise a Family ~ The Tri City Wa area is a great place to raise a family, start a business or retire. Residents enjoy the Tri City unique local flavor, quality school systems, virtually nonexistent traffic congestion, annual precipitation of less than seven inches, many outdoor recreational opportunities and limitless regional attractions. Tri City Washington families have many housing choices from established neighborhoods to new construction developments.  Whether you h...

Kennewick Rumble On The River

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The Kennewick Rumble on the River is an annual event held in July on the Columbia River. Spectators can enjoy watching Water Follies contestants compete for the Atomic Cup for Unlimited Hydroplanes; the Robert Young Apartments Aerial Demonstrations; and the HAPO Community Credit Union Thunder Cup for Unlimited Light Hydroplanes. The Kennewick Washington area is an integral part of the Tri City Water Follies Association. It is a not for profit organization that was established in 1965 and...

Washington Home Prices Continue to Rise

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Washington home prices continue to rise in Washington despite national trends OLYMPIA - Home prices continue to rise in Washington despite the news elsewhere of increased inventories, a slowing market and falling prices, according to the Washington Association of REALTORS®. Record-high prices will continue to rise here, experts say, putting homes further out of reach for many middle-income families.  “Our state population is growing but the supply of middle-income homes isn’t keeping ...

Learn About Recycling in Richland

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The public is invited to learn more about Richland recycling in Richland Washington, in commemoration of America Recycling Day.  A used athletic shoe collection and demonstration, a talk with a local recycling, and a recycling challenge for kids will be held in the Richland Wa Public Library, 955 Northgate.  Call for details. Children are invited to learn about recycling in Richland Washington from CORKIE the Robot, see how old athletic shoes turn into play surfaces and participate in a r...

Tridec Regional Economic Outlook Forum

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TRIDEC to hold anual meeting in Pasco TRIDEC Annual Tri City Regional Economic Outlook Forum-January 24, 2007 Sponsorship Opportunities ~ Wednesday, January 24, 2007 ~ TRAC Facility The annual Tri City Regional Economic Outlook Forum is one of the most prestigious and anticipated networking events in eastern Washington. More than 400 of the region's top business leaders, and local and state government officials attended last year's event. For 2007, TRIDEC has secured renowned economist...