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City of Richland Holiday Closures - 11/20/18

City of Richland facilities will close on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. In addition, the Richland Public Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 21. Emergency services will continue to be available, and the collection of refuse will not be delayed. Please have your containers to the curb by 6:00 a.m.


International Voiceover Artist to Present on Audiobook Narration - 11/15/18

Richland WA - Spend an evening with expert audiobook narrator and international voiceover star, Charles Kahlenberg, on Wednesday, November 28, at 6:00 p.m. in the Richland Public Library. Charles, whose voice is featured in countless television and radio commercials, is also a sought after Audiobook Actor/Narrator with considerable experience in the Audiobook marketplace.

Join Charles as he takes you behind the scenes of the audiobook industry. He will use sample chapters from a few different books to break down the details of the process. The discussion will also touch on his work in Hollywood and experience as a musical composer. Charles has years of film and television experience in many major motion pictures. He is an on-screen character actor with a long list of credits, beginning with his first film, Coal Miner's Daughter.

This program is geared for teens and adults and will be held in the Gallery of the Richland Public Library, 955 Northgate Drive. It is a free public program sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For more information, contact Gavin Lightfoot at or 509-942-7680.

Open Monday to Saturday, 8am-4pm. Closed on Sundays.
Open Monday to Saturday, 8am-4pm. Closed on Sundays.
Winter Hours Begin at Richland Horn Rapids Landfill (Photo) - 11/05/18

The Horn Rapids Landfill has shifted to its winter hours, closing on Sundays, through February. The landfill will continue to be open Monday through Saturday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Richland residents can place excess refuse in plastic bags next to the curb during trash collection days for no additional charge.  

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