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A city of southeast Washington just north of the confluence of the Columbia and Snake Rivers. It is near the Hanford Site, a federal research facility built during World War II to make plutonium for nuclear weapons.


(ˈkɛn ə wɪk)

a city in S Washington. 34,397.
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Noun1.Kennewick - a town in southern Washington on the Columbia River
Evergreen State, WA, Washington - a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific
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With its latest crop in the range of 300,000 processed tons, leaders of the Washington state wine industry gathered in Kennewick last month looking to a future that could see vintners sending more wine into an unpredictable world.
Bekins Northwest recently purchased the assets of Kennewick Transfer and Storage in Kennewick, Washington and Sanders Transfer in Lakewood, Washington, giving the company a total of eight Washington locations, including Seattle, Lakewood, Federal Way, Olympia, Yakima, Richland, Walla Walla, and Spokane.
It's time to end the custody battle over Kennewick Man - one of the oldest and most significant sets of human remains ever found in North America.
Native Americans can claim Kennewick Man as one of their own, an analysis of DNA from one of the ancient individual's bones finds.
KENNEWICK MAN: THE SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATIONS OF AN ANCIENT AMERICAN SKELETON is recommended for college-level science holdings and readers of archaeological history, and represents a collaboration between physical and forensic anthropologists, archaeologists, geologists and other disciplines.
In Washington, the Bellingham, Kennewick, Longview, Seattle, Spokane and Yakima housing markets made the index in January due to improvements in housing prices, employment and new building activity, according to the BIAW.
He went on to work at Rite Aid, and he encouraged her to become the pharmacy manager at the chain's Kennewick store in 2000.
For far too long, since the 1996 inadvertent unearthing of the human remains known by some communities as Kennewick Man and by others as the Ancient One, the voices speaking to this story and most often heard were those of forensic and physical anthropologists, lawyers for the respective groups, and the media.
7 and the South Kennewick branch was scheduled to open Dec.
Kennewick rolled out a similar preventative approach after noting early graduation test results and realizing that 95 percent of ninth graders enrolled in the lowest track pre-algebra course did not meet the state math standard.
in Kennewick, WA, whose focus will be all other administrative matters.