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09/21/2020   YakTriNews
SEATTLE – Cam Newton was stopped at the 1-yard line on the final play and the Seattle Seahawks held off the New England Patriots 35-30 on Sunday night. Newton led New England 80 yards in the closing moments, trying to spoil the performance of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, who matched his career high with five touchdown passes. Newton and the...
09/20/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
BENTON CITY, WA-
09/20/2020   YakTriNews
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is asking a court to declare that electronic signatures are not acceptable of initiative petitions. Wyman filed the request in Thurston County Superior Court last week. She has previously said she believes the Legislature should weigh in before her office unilaterally begins accepting electronic signatures. Some initiative sponsors have urged...
09/20/2020   YakTriNews
MATTAWA, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol reported that Minerva Icezagacruz, 33, died after a semi-truck collided with her vehicle in Mattawa Saturday evening. Icezagacruz was a passenger in a Honda Pilot that failed to yield at a stop sign on Road 23 SW just before 6:00 p.m. Her car was hit by a semi-truck driving along SR243. The driver...
09/19/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
PASCO, WA-
09/19/2020   YakTriNews
An eight-year-old boy is left with minor injuries after being struck by a car Saturday afternoon, said Sgt. Rodrigo Pruneda, spokesman for the Pasco Police Department. Officials responded to a call about a child being hit by a car outside of a yard sale at the 5100 block of Cleveland Ln just before 1 p.m. According to Pruneda, the boy...
09/19/2020   YakTriNews
The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all 2019 powerhouses — belong in the same...
09/19/2020   YakTriNews
The governor has issued an order for flags at state agencies to be flown at half-staff until the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is interred. Governor Inslee has directed that Washington State & United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff until the day of internment in memory of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth...
09/19/2020   YakTriNews
SEATTLE – Seattle officials say they have not seen any damage to Pier 57 Miner’s Landing, but the city is closing it “until further notice” after Pier 58 partially collapsed last week. The city of Seattle said the closure was “due to its proximity to the failing Pier 58 structure and the potential for failure of the remaining structure.” Federal...
09/19/2020   YakTriNews
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run Senate to consider “without delay” his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election. The White House was making preparations to select a nominee for the seat held by Ginsburg, who spent her final...
09/18/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
PASCO, WA- Mi Gusto Es Boutique is collecting donations of food, clothes and simple necessities to help the victims of wild fires in Okanogan.
09/18/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

An Arizona firm has bought the seven Bush Car Wash locations developed in the Tri-Cities by Tim Bush in honor of his late brother.  Mister Car Wash, based in Tucson, Arizona, now operates 13 car washes in Washington state.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bush Car Wash memberships will not be affected by the change, which took effect…

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09/18/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
Walla Walla, WA – Caprio Cellars, producer of “Eleanor’s” Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, will be donating 200 meals to Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) Food Bank to be delivered and distributed to the Valle Lindo Farm Worker community members on Friday,…
09/18/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
TRI-CITIES, WA - The Annual Tri-Cities Parade of Homes is going on now through the weekend. This year, it's a free online event with 3D virtual tours of 8 new homes on the market. Each house features the latest in…
09/18/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
Even though the Central Washington State Fair is canceled, food vendors are going to great lengths tot keep the cotton candy and curly fries flowing.
09/17/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
HERMISTON, OR- For the past week parts of Washington and Oregon have been filled with hazardous smoke.
09/17/2020   NBC Right Now Tri-Cities News
KENNEWICK, WA- Golds Gym has not seen a soul, since mid March.
09/16/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Kadlec Regional Medical Center and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center have committed to maintaining the cancer center as a distinct entity following a tumultuous year that saw Lourdes and Trios withdraw as owner/partners of the cancer care center after they were acquired by a for-profit medical company.  

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Ten diverse and passionate leaders have been selected as the Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business’ top Young Professionals for 2020 for their professional and civic accomplishments. These business and community leaders – all under the age of 40 – stand out in their career, company or industry. All clearly love our Tri-City community as they…

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Cinthia Alvarez Lucatero High School Equivalency Program Outreach Specialist at Columbia Basin College Planner or procrastinator: Planner!!! Favorite music? Latin pop Favorite sports team? El America! (my dad will love this) Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Floating down the Columbia River Age and current hometown: 29, Pasco Briefly describe your organization: The High School…

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Brian Campbell General Manager, Campbell & Company Favorite movie? “The Count of Monte Cristo” (2002, starring Jim Caviezel) Favorite music? A little of everything but mostly country Favorite sports team? Seahawks Favorite thing to do in Tri-Cities? Boating and golfing Age and current hometown: 34, Pasco Briefly describe your company: Campbell & Company is driven…

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Elizabeth McLaughlin Executive Director, Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation Planner or procrastinator? Procrastinator Favorite music? ’90s Rap and R&B or Yacht Rock Favorite web site or app? Target app Age and current hometown: 39, Kennewick Briefly describe your organization: The foundation is the fundraising and community relations arm of our world-class Tri-Cities Cancer Center. We connect…

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Neilan McPartland Assistant Vice President, Numerica Credit Union Favorite music? I am a big fan of reggae music Favorite sports team? I cheer for the Cougs, particularly football Favorite website or app? Dave Ramsey,  popular financial advisor Age and current hometown: 40, Prosser Briefly describe your company: My company is Numerica Credit Union, a trusted…

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09/15/2020   Tri-City Area Journal of Business

Francisco Mendoza Civil Engineer-in-Training, Meier Architecture Engineering Dream vacation? To travel throughout Spain, Italy and France Planner or procrastinator? A perfect balance of both Favorite TV show and movie? “Game of Thrones” and “Old School” Favorite website or app?  YouTube Age and current hometown: 25, Richland Briefly describe your company: Meier Architecture Engineering specializes in…

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09/02/2020   COVID-19 News
Three months after the declaration of the eleventh Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the number of confirmed cases continues to increase, and the geographic spread of the outbreak continues to expand.

As of 1 September 2020, 110 cases (104 confirmed and six probable) including 47 deaths (case fatality ratio 43%) have been reported from 36 health areas in 11 health zones. In the past 21 days (12 August – 1 September 2020), 24 confirmed cases have been reported in 15 health areas across eight health zones. To date, three healthcare workers have been affected, making up 3% of all cases. In addition, 48 people have recovered from EVD to date.
08/31/2020   COVID-19 News
On 9 August 2020, the Federal Ministry of Health, Sudan notified WHO of the detection of a