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07/04/2020
RICHLND, WA-
07/03/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA- With Benton and Franklin counties moving to a Modified Phase 1, many businesses have been able to expand their business or re-open. Two of those businesses are restaurants and hair salons.
07/02/2020
PASCO, WA- Pasco Mayor Saul Martinez signed an emergency order Thursday afternoon to help Pasco restaurants with outdoor seating as Franklin County moves to a modified Phase 1 from Governor Jay Inslee's Safe Start Phased Reopening Plan.
07/02/2020
TRI-CITIES, WA- The Benton Franklin Health District announced on Thursday that they recorded the largest amount of single day positive COVID-19 cases at 215 on Wednesday.
07/02/2020
OLYMPIA, WA - The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is implementing the following changes in burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands. Check with local jurisdictions for additional restrictions and use of residential fire pits.
07/02/2020
If you remember at the start of the pandemic, the Washington State Department of Licencing offices closed their doors and extended license expiration dates. In June, they have announced another extension.
07/01/2020
RICHLAND, WA - What are athletes doing to stay in shape during this time?
07/01/2020

Chuck DeGooyer, the longtime leader who was instrumental in establishing the Tri-Cities Cancer Center more than 25 years ago, will retire at the end of the year.  DeGooyer, who has served as chief executive officer of the cancer for seven years, announced his plans to step down on July 1. His last day is Dec. 31, 2020.  DeGooyer helped form cancer…


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07/01/2020
PROSSER, WA - The letter below was sent by the Benton County Board of Commissioners to the members of the Benton County Deputy Sheriff’s Guild.
07/01/2020
LEWISTON, ID - A group of warbirds from Lewiston will be conducting a flyover small towns here in the northwest.
07/01/2020
Mexican street corn, churro stations and even taco bars were all things you could have expected back in May. Due to COVID-19, Pasco Cinco de Mayo was canceled. Organizers are slowly bringing events back all while standing six-feet apart.
06/30/2020
CONNELL, WA - Coyote Ridge Correctional Center tested more than 1,800 individuals incarcerated and 660 staff.
06/30/2020
PASCO, WA - Free mask distribution for small businesses at Pasco Lowe's.
06/30/2020
RICHLAND, WA - The Knights Community Hospital Equipment Lend Program received a $40,000 donation to support their work.
06/30/2020
WEST RICHLAND, WA - Woman arrested for scratching and ripping two shirts off of her boyfriend.
06/30/2020
Some businesses have closed permanently, others are holding on and even a few businesses have managed to open up during the coronavirus pandemic. A new spot for bubble tea has opened for business in Richland.
06/29/2020
WALLA WALLA, WA - The Walla Walla Public School District asks parents to complete a survey on COVID-19 modifications to the traditional school day.
06/29/2020
KENNEWICK, WA-
06/29/2020
PASCO, WA - Nearly $350,000 in grants are now available to eligible small businesses.
06/29/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick Fire Department has released their plans for this year's unique 4th of July celebrations.
06/27/2020
The Pasco Farmers Market has been around since 1988, and locals depend on farmers markets like this one for fresh produce and essential goods.
06/27/2020
KENNEWICK, WA-
06/26/2020
Prisoners from 5 units out of 14 units at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla went on a food strike starting June 22nd. The prisoners said the staff and facilities were not doing enough to prevent the spread of…
06/26/2020
RICHLAND, WA- From fall sports to school plays Richland students are asking the public to wear a mask now so they can participate in their extracurricular activities come the school year.
06/26/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Benton and Franklin County Emergency Management Offices are working to distribute free face coverings to low-income people in Benton and Franklin Counties.
06/26/2020
KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick PD responded to a domestic dispute involving a hang gun.