News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2020

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is BACK!!

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Kennewick Parks and Recreation is offering a festive holiday activity for the entire family.  We realize the new state restrictions can make it difficult for families to enjoy the holiday season and are providing an activity that can help get you...

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Jobsite Inspection Information on COVID-19 Safety Requirements

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The City of Kennewick complies with all of the requirements set by the State of Washington and the increased efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

These steps are intended to protect our citizens, business owners, inspectors and all city staff....

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Economic Development
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Stand Up For Local and Shop Small All Season Long!

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Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive and stay vibrant. Founded by American ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Best Places to Live on a $60,000 Salary

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According to Census data, more than 17% of American households earn between $50,000 and $74,999, making it the income bracket comprising the highest number of people. This large cohort may not be among the most handsomely paid in the U.S., but strategical...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Rent and Utilities Assistance for Low Income-Qualified Families

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The Tri-Cities HOME Consortium, member Cities Kennewick, Pasco and Richland have awarded $700,000 to Benton Franklin Community Action Committee (CAC) to administer an Emergency, Short-Term, Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program helping low income-qualifi...

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Economic Development
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Best Housing Markets

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Financial technology company SmartAsset released the rankings from its annual Housing Markets Study  and Kennewick made the list. The study measures market health by growth and stability. 

For a look at how Kennewick compares with the nat...

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Economic Development
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Temporary Outdoor Dining and Retail Expansion Option

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To assist businesses and facilitate the safe restart of our local economy, City Council unanimously passed  on July 7th, an ordinance temporarily waiving minimum off-street parking requirements for restaurant and retail uses in commercial zones. ...

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