Richland School District Buys Land in Badger Mountain South

The Richland School District reaches an agreement with a Tacoma-based investment firm to purchase 52 acres of development land in the Badger Mountain South area of the city for $1.74 million.

The land could be used for a future middle school and elementary school.

The purchase should close by the end of the month.

Badger Mountain South is located near Dallas Road and Interstate 82 and is expected to have 5,000 homes and will feature shops, restaurants, schools, health care facilities and 400 acres of trails, parks and open space.