Browsing Category: Tri-Cities, WA

  • Pasco Pet Store Sells Sick Puppies

    How does something like this happen? There’s a story in our local paper that talks about a Petland store in Pasco that recently sold four puppies that were sick with Parvo. Two of the four have died. Yikes! Here’s the part I don’t get: It’s unclear whether the puppies were infected at the store or …

    July 30, 2008
  • Kennewick Summer Snapshot

    We’re having a summer sneak preview these days: Temperatures are in the 50s and low 60s, and the warm weather had me looking through some pix I took last summer around the Tri-Cities. This one is from the banks of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington. [where:99336]

    March 6, 2008
  • The Mysterious Meteor: Did It Hit Earth, or Not?

    A meteor screamed across the Pacific Northwest Tuesday morning and has been the talk of the Tri-Cities (and Spokane, and Boise, and Walla Walla, and even Seattle, Portland and into Canada) since then. It happened at about 5:30 am and scared the bejeezus out of some folks who saw it: “The light was so … …

    February 22, 2008
  • West Richland, WA: The other windy city

    I know Chicago is the official “windy city,” but I doubt Chicago has very much on West Richland, Washington. We just finished a string of three days straight with winds ranging from 15-50 mph — just non-stop, no breaks, rocks-in-your-pockets wind. I hate wind. Our house is on a corner, and the open side of …

    February 9, 2008
  • Finally Home

    Outdoor Fridge Originally uploaded by Matt McGee I like Seattle. I like visiting Seattle. I just don’t like getting stuck in Seattle and spending an extra day in Seattle when I should be home. After the Big Ice and Snow Storm of 2008 shut down Tri-Cities Airport on Sunday, I finally made it home today, …

    January 28, 2008
  • Corner life

    I’ve lived on a corner my whole life. I grew up on a corner — on the corner of Forsythia Drive South and Flagstone Place, to be exact. I liked living on a corner. The yard was a pretty good size. We only had two houses adjacent to ours — one behind us and one …

    January 8, 2005