West Richland Battled Over Two Town Names, Can You Name Them?

It's interesting that West Richland Washington residents once fought over the naming of the town and what is more interesting is that the residents...

November 20, 2022
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It's interesting that West Richland Washington residents once fought over the naming of the town and what is more interesting is that the residents rejected both names in the end.Who Is Carl Heminger In West Richland Washington History?One of the names made me take a double-take because we have a town nearby in Oregon on the first proposed name. Enterprise Oregon is well-known to most Washingtonians. So the story goes that Carl Heminger had purchased 80 acres and laid plans for a city. Heminger wanted the new town to be called Heminger City in 1948.

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