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Events to Keep Your Family Happy This Thanksgiving Week!
Thanksgiving is a great time for family bonding. It's also a time when family bonding can get, well, too damn much! If you need a break from the family, there is PLENTY to do this week in the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas. And hey, if you and your family actually get along, these are activit…
The First Annual Ride-A-Thon at the Carousel of Dreams
On Monday, November 13th, 2017 the Gesa Carousel of Dreams will be hosting the very first annual Ride-A-Thon! The proceeds will help raise money for capital improvement and horse preservation funds.
Before the ponies were brought to Washington in 2014, they lived in Roswell, New Mexico, in storage si…
Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day
According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:
A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited.
A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together...
Today I Learned: Doolittle’s Raiders Were From Pendleton!
After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics). It was decided to load bombers onto aircraft carriers, fly those bombers to Japan, then lan…

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