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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.
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(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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According to Kennewick Police Department, they received a call a man identified as William Kelly, informing them about his 1992 Chevy pickup truck being stolen.
Second-Place Award: Nikhil Devanathan, 16, a sophomore at Kennewick High School, Kennewick, Washington, for his project "Aware of Air: Measuring Local Air Quality Using Portable Arduino-Based Sensors"
Rebecca Poynter, who serves as the vice president of local sales for McClatchy's West Region as well as publisher of the Idaho Statesman and oversees the Tri-City Herald in Kennewick, Wash, has assumed Zeeck's responsibilities.
Locals Joanne Dalinkus, Keith Kirkpatrick, Cristina Parrott, Sarah Walker were joined by Patricia Irving (Kennewick), Jessica King (Chehalis), and Rick Whiteaker (Anacortes).
The architecture firm, based in Meridian since its launch in 1983, opened offices in Pullman in 1993, Kennewick, Washington, in 2009 and Ontario in 2016.
Getchell, 33, both of Kennewick, pleaded guilty to one count each of attempting to file a false insurance claim, a gross misdemeanor.
Martinez, of Kennewick, Wash., and his passengers, Jose E.
Cascade is based in Kennewick, WA, and serves about 200,000 customers around the state.
Nearly 200 exhibitors gathered at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Wash., for the event to share their newest products and services with wine industry professionals in the Evergreen State, which boasts the second highest number of wineries in the nation, according to Wines Vines Analytics.
Sanders Transfer, Clancy's Moving and Storage, Kennewick Transfer, and the addition of Crown Moving Co's Moses Lake branch have all become assets of Bekins Northwest.
Leticia Griffiths, a former employee of the $29 million Tri-Cities Community Federal Credit Union in Kennewick, Wash., pleaded guilty to theft.