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Franklin Co Administrator Resigns, Will Take Job in Oklahoma

(Chickasha, OK) -- The Chickasha, Oklahoma City Council has hired Franklin County Administrator Keith Johnson as their new City Manager. During Thursday’s Special Chickasha City Council Meeting, Council Members approved an employment contract with Johnson. “As a council, we are thrilled to have someone of Keith’s caliber, and with...
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Text to 911 is now available in Benton, Franklin counties

RICHLAND, WA – Text to 911 is now available in Benton and Franklin Counties through the Southeast Communications Center. Callers in the area can now send a text message to 911 in an emergency. This service officially launched on Sept. 11. Text to 911 provides another method of contact...
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Text to 911 now available in Yakima, Walla Walla counties

WASHINGTON STATE.- According to the Emergency Management Division of Washington, Text-to-911 is now available in 31 of Washington's 39 counties, including Yakima and Walla Walla. Benton and Franklin Counties are currently testing the the texting system, but have not publicly launched the service yet. The Benton County Sheriff's Office recently...
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Area Mental Health-Detox Center Moves Another Step Forward

Benton County continues to move forward toward establishing a regional mental health crisis and substance abuse treatment center. County expected to close on the old KGH deal in late October. According to the Tri-City Area Journal of Business, by October 25th, Benton County will likely have closed on a $1.6...
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Great News! Text to 9-1-1 Now Available in Benton & Franklin Counties [VIDEO]

Text to 9-1-1 is now available in Benton and Franklin Counties. In a press release provided by the City of Richland:. Text to 9-1-1 provides another method of contact for the deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired persons. In addition, it will assist those who are concerned about alerting others they are calling 9-1-1 such as in a home invasion, when in close proximity to an abusive partner, or if the caller is in a location where cell phone coverage is unreliable. While Text to 9-1-1 is available, the preferred method for those who can speak is to call.
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Marijuana Licenses – September 2022

Marijuana licenses for Benton and Franklin counties are public record and are obtained from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board. Cordus LLC, 234805 E. Straightbank, Suite CA, Kennewick. License type: cannabis producer tier 3; cannabis processor. Application type: added/change of location/in lieu. Cannasourc’d Logistics, 17504 W. Yakitat Place, Suite...
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Building Permits – September 2022

Wycoff Farms Inc., 164806 Lemley Road, Prosser, $166,000 for commercial addition. Contractor: Columbia River Steel & Co. Goose Ridge Estate, 63615 E. Jacobs Road NE, Benton City, $125,00 for fire alarm system. Contractor: Fire Control Sprinklers. L7 Ranches LLC, no address listed, $120,000 for grading. Contractor: Design 7 LLC. Monson...
KENNEWICK, WA
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WSP releases numbers for Labor Day DUI's

TRI-CITIES, Wash.- The Washington State Patrol released its final numbers for DUI's over Labor Day weekend. According to Trooper Chris Thorson, District 3 (which covers Yakima, Benton, Franklin, Walla Walla, Garfield, Columbia, and Asotin counties), had 9 drivers arrested for DUI's over the weekend. Two of those arrests were the...
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