The 11th Annual Kennewick Police vs Fire Charity Basketball Game raised just under $10,000!! With that money, the Kennewick Police Officer’s Benefit Association and the Kennewick Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 1296,are able to impact so many in our community. Members from the KPOBA presented two donations to localcharities.The Kennewick School District Food Pantry provides snacks to hungry kids throughout the school year. With the donations provided the individual schools in our district have access to food as needed through the next year.Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels is a valuable service providing meals to seniors who suffer from food scarcity or food insecurity in our community. The Meals on Wheels program was budgeted for about 157,000 meals for 2016, but by theend of the year will be exceeding 170,000. With the support provided, they will be able to keep serving and not have people on the waiting list.
- Camp Hope in Yakima sticking around until possibly November
- Funding for Yakima downtown plaza once again a problem
- Healthcare providers bracing for hospital closure in Walla Walla
- Wapato public swimming pool set to open for summer
- Pasco officer donates car seats to vehicle theft victims
- Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food