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11/23/2020
PASCO, WA - Effective Tuesday November 24 at 8:30, the NEW ENTRANCE for the COVID testing site at CBC is now on FARM ROAD and Argent.
11/23/2020
RICHLAND, WA - A local favorite, the Tri-City Bible Bookstore, announced Monday that they will be closing their doors December 23, 2020. The shop said in a statement to NBC Right Now, "After much prayer, consideration and looking at all…
11/23/2020
OREGON - An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody (AIC) died November 23, 2020.
11/20/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Rage Sports LLC announced Saturday that it had chosen Tri-City Rush as the name for its new Professional Indoor Football Team and a Rhino was chosen as the mascot.
11/20/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Most of Mid-Columbia Libraries’ 12 branches are now open for "Curbside Plus," which includes curbside pickup and returns during regular hours and limited hours for in-person computer use. Hours are available for high risk customers.
11/20/2020
KENNEWICK, WA – Kennewick High School has been recognized as one of the highest performing schools in Washington State for students of color and/or students experiencing poverty.
11/19/2020

An inquiry about extending sewer lines to boathouses at the Clover Island Yacht Club has prompted a strong response from the Port of Kennewick.  Boathouses are for boats, not people. Living on boats or in boathouses is not allowed by the port or the Army Corps of Engineers  The port leases the marina land, including submerged lands, from the Corps and in turn…


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11/19/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick Police Department, with the Kennewick Police Foundation will be hosting a food distribution event tomorrow, November 20, 2020 from 12:00pm - 3:00pm in the east visitor parking lot, 211 W 6th Ave.
11/19/2020
KENNEWICK, WA – The Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation is Unwrapping the Feels and making spirits bright for cancer patients in our community.
11/19/2020

A military-grade cyberattack seized the Port of Kennewick’s computer system on Nov. 16, cutting off email and other systems.   The port said it will not pay the $200,000 demanded to restore access to its servers, which were encrypted by sophisticated digital “military–grade” ransomware.  The attack is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Washington State Office of…


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11/19/2020

The Port of Kennewick is in an awkward position after the death of a tenant who held a lifetime right to occupy port–owned property in east Kennewick. Audrey Bouton died Sept. 14 in San Tan Valley, Arizona, where she had moved to be cared for by a daughter. She was 90 and held the right to occupy a 4.5-acre site…


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11/19/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Shopping, prepping and cooking all the ingredients needed to make Thanksgiving dinner can be draining, especially when trying to do it all in a pandemic.
11/18/2020
RICHLAND, WA - The Benton Franklin Health District announces new recommendations for school districts including:
11/18/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA - The Mayors of Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, and West Richland draft a joint letter to Governor Jay Inslee to express their disagreement of the new restrictions and closure of businesses.
11/18/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - With so much fear and uncertainty in the world, a local author is trying to help by releasing a brand new children's book.
11/18/2020

Map geeks rejoice! The city of Richland has launched a web page where it posts maps that detail how the community works. Curious about utility lines? There’s a map for that. What routes do snowplows use in winter? There’s a map for that. In fact, there’s a map for just about every conceivable community activity…


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11/18/2020
A Tri-City man is making a big impact, one soda can tab at a time.
11/17/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - The Port of Kennewick has learned it was victimized by a digital ransom-ware attack.
11/17/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA - Washington and Oregon have new COVID-19 restrictions, including bans on social gatherings. With Thanksgiving just over a week away, the new measures may leave you wondering how and even if you should celebrate.
11/17/2020
Second wave of COVID-19 restrictions for indoor services create fear for local businesses again.
11/17/2020
This year, has not been easy. As another pandemic holiday approaches, some families may need extra help. Here's where you can get a free Thanksgiving dinner this year.
11/16/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Families may pick up meal kits at any of the sites, regardless of where their child attends school. The five-day meal kits are free to all children ages 18 and younger, and are available by pre-order only.
11/16/2020
RICHLAND, WA - The City of Richland is committed to assisting residents during the coronavirus crisis.