The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Today

Hi89° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo61° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi85° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo62° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday

Hi80° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo60° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi80° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo56° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi82° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo58° Mostly Clear

Future of Hanford site may include uses for public

Send to Kindle
Print This

YAKIMA — Despite setbacks and delays in cleaning up Hanford, plans to open parts of the nearly 600-square mile reservation are moving forward, a federal Department of Energy official told the Yakima Rotary Club on Thursday.

“This is land that we took from the taxpayers,” said Colleen French, government programs manager for the DOE’s Richland Operation Office. “Now that we’re done with them and we’ve cleaned them up, we feel strongly that the public should get to have access to them again.”

View my optionsorSign in