STEM Education

LIGO Hanford breaks ground on new exploration center

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Construction on a new exploration center at the LIGO Hanford Observatory is underway. LIGO held a groundbreaking earlier this month for the new, state-of-the-art facility expected to open…

WATCH: Pasco K-12 online learning program town hall

Pasco School District on Thursday is holding a virtual town hall meeting focused on iPAL, the Internet Pasco Academy of Learning program. Families can watch the Zoom meeting set for 6-7:30 p.m. to learn about the program and the district's…

WATCH HERE: Kennewick schools reopening update

The Kennewick School District is meeting Wednesday evening to give parents and teachers an update on fall reopening planning. The public is able to watch and their voices will be heard through the results of a fall-reopening survey, set to…

Columbia Basin College unveils new dental hygiene clinic

  An almost 20-year-old program at Columbia Basin College can finally boast a brand new, state-of-the-art facility. On Friday, CBC representatives, students and members of the community gathered for the ribbon…

Delta High School now accepting applications for class of 2024

Pasco's one-of-a-kind, STEM-focused high school is now accepting applications for next year.Current eighth grade students living in the Kennewick, Pasco or Richland School Districts are eligible to apply. Prospective students must be ready to enroll in high school algebra or…

Help a local student get their ‘winter wish'

Students at Delta High School are helping their classmates get their "winter wish" this holiday season, but they need help from the community.The Winter Wishes program allows students to anonymously wish for the needs of their peers. The student club,…

CBC gifted $20,000 to support computer science education for local teachers

Columbia Basin College has received $20,000 in grant funding to help prepare local K-12 educators to teach computer science. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) provided $10,000 and Battelle, which operates Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, provided a matching…

Sip a "Graduate Golden Ale" and support a budding WSU student

With every pint sold of a limited edition beer by Ten Pin Brewing company, a portion of sales will go towards student scholarships at Washington State University.WSU is partnering with the Moses Lake-based brewery, Yakima Chief Hops…