Posted on: November 3, 2017

Potting soil fires common, but preventable.

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Over the last several years, fire departments throughout North America have reported a higher than average number of fires – some serious – caused by potting soil catching fire.  The Tri-Cities is not immune. Numerous local fi...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: November 10, 2017

Merrier, Jollier and Brighter Tri-Cities!

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Merrier, jollier and brighter Tr-Cities!

Saturday, December 2 at 10a-2p

Historic Downtown Kennewick

 

Santa’s Arrival Parade – Holiday floats, entertainment groups and more. Join the Mayor in presenting the key to the city.

Claus P...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Help make a safe place to walk!

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Please keep your garbage bins, recycle containers, or other personal property off of the sidewalk. It is unsafe for pedestrians to step into the street to get around a blocked sidewalk. It is especially dangerous for children and those with disabilities. ...

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City Front Page News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

New Express Permitting Options

Express Permitting

You asked and we listened! Due to the popularity of our Express Permitting Program, more permits have been added that are eligible for the express permitting option.  As of October 9th, the following permits were added:

  • Residential remodels, inclu...
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City Front Page News
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Stay connected!

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Receive email or text message updates regarding the information you have requested. Check out Notify Me today!

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City Front Page News

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Recreation

Recreation

City of Kennewick takes pride in the park and recreational facilities available for residents and visitors. There are 34 maintained public parks and facilities spread throughout the city with 855 total acres of which about 400 is green space.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Business Licensing

Business Licensing

Before applying for a business license, it is very important that you verify that your business activity meets the zoning requirements for the location you have selected if operating business from any premises within the City limits of Kennewick.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Kennewick Maps & GIS

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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a spatial model of City facilities & infrastructure in the “real” world. This collection of maps and data can help you visualize information. Property owners can also find parcel information, zoning, utilities, etc.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

New Express Permitting Options

Express Permitting

You asked and we listened! Due to the popularity of our Express Permitting Program, more permits have been added that are eligible for the express permitting option.  As of October 9th, the following permits were added:

  • Residential remodels, inclu...
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Economic Development
Posted on: November 10, 2017

Merrier, Jollier and Brighter Tri-Cities!

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Merrier, jollier and brighter Tr-Cities!

Saturday, December 2 at 10a-2p

Historic Downtown Kennewick

 

Santa’s Arrival Parade – Holiday floats, entertainment groups and more. Join the Mayor in presenting the key to the city.

Claus P...

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Additional Info... Economic Development
Posted on: January 25, 2017

Brewing Up Business

Hops

As reported in the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, Washington state now outranks Germany in its quest to quench the thirst for hop-heavy brews. This is helpful ammunition in recruiting craft brewers to make the move to Kennewick. The City’s economic ...

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Economic Development

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Police vs Fire Charity Basketball

Charity Basketball Police vs Fire

On Wednesday, December 6th at 6:30 pm come out and enjoy Kennewick first responder’s friendly competition while they battle it out on the court at the Kennewick High School Gymnasium. Help us raise funds for local families in need, meals on whee...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Holiday Patrols

Drive Sober

Three day Driving Under Influence emphasis patrols will be conducted during the Holiday Season. Officers from Kennewick PD, Richland PD, Pasco PD, West Richland PD, Benton County SO, Franklin County SO, Prosser PD and WSP will be working overtime patrols ...

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Additional Info... Police Department
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Black Friday Extra Patrol

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The Kennewick Police CHIPS Volunteers will begin extra patrols to deter car prowlers in our retail district beginning on “Black Friday” and continuing through Christmas. This is an annual program and we have found that their presence in those parking lots...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 13, 2017

Screenshot Series: Going Viral - A Parent's Guide

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Regional ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children) Task Force offered a free class to our community to learn about commonly used cellphone applications (apps) that are used by our youth and things to look for.  This was  a 90 minute presen...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2017

Did You Know?

Med Return Box

If you have any unwanted prescription medications, prescription patches, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples or pet medications, you can drop them off no questions asked in a secure collection box in the Kennewick Police Station lobby. &nb...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 21, 2017

When you Leave it - Lock it

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Did you know that 50% of the time when a vehicle is stolen in Kennewick it is either left unlocked; with the keys or left running unattended? 50% of the time a home is broken into, it is left unlocked or doors and window are left open. 50% of the time whe...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Historic Hometown Holiday

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Santa's arrival parade, entertainment, holiday characters, selfies with Santa, holiday vendors, food and Claus Plaza located on the corner of Benton & Kennewick Ave.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Youth Basketball Late Registration Now Until Full

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Late Registration: October 26th until full - $82 city resident/$107 non-city

Register Now or in person. No phone registrations.

Practices will begin the week of January 3rd. Practices will be twice weekly.

Games will be played Saturdays, beginning J...

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Register Today Recreation
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Drop-In and Play

Drop-in

Basketball open 7 days a week when there are not rentals or special events. 

Pickleball open Monday - Friday when there are not rentals or special events.

Call our drop-in phone number to check on court availability.  That number is 585-45...

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Recreation