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09/14/2019
RICHLAND, WA- The city of Richland hosted their first annual Atomic Frontier Day on Saturday in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Manhattan project. The event was designed to give people a look at what life was like for…
09/14/2019
TRI-CITIES, WA- Researchers in our area have been hard at work for years digging up unearthed mammoth bones near the Tri-Cities.
09/12/2019

By Andrew Kirk A proposed housing development could increase West Richland’s population by about 15 percent. The Heights at Red Mountain Ranch will add 563 single-family residential lots on 148 acres with the option of later adding 226 multi-family homes on 36 more acres. The first phase of the 10-phase project—expected to begin this fall—includes 105…


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09/12/2019

By Andrew Kirk Plans for a public market at the Port of Pasco wharf next to the cable bridge hit a snag, but the idea is not dead in the water, said Gary Ballew, the port’s director of economic development and marketing. The port recently completed a detailed inspection of the wharf, which included professional…


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09/12/2019
WEST RICHLAND, WA- A new fire station that has long been awaited is in the works for residents of Benton County Fire District #4 off of Keene Road and Highway 224. The station plans are being looked over by the…
09/12/2019

The Port of Kennewick’s three commissioners have been outspoken as costs pile up for an independent investigation involving two of them that was prompted by the third. Commissioner Skip Novakovich filed an anonymous complaint as a citizen alleging unprofessional behavior during a testy closed-door meeting about the sale of land near Vista Field. It ultimately…


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09/12/2019

By Andrew Kirk A major milestone has been reached at the massive radioactive waste treatment plant under construction at the Hanford nuclear reservation. Treatment of low-level waste—which makes up 90 percent of what’s in the aging tanks at the Hanford site—is scheduled to begin in 2023. That was the message during the U.S. Department of…


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09/12/2019

Marcus Aranda, Project coordinator for Veolia Nuclear Solutions Federal Services Age and hometown: 32, Pasco How long have you worked at Veolia? 4 years Describe your company: Veolia Nuclear Solutions Federal Services specializes in the facility clean up and treatment of radioactive waste. Specifically at the 222-S Laboratory, VNSFS performs the analytical services production functions.…


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09/12/2019

Dee Boyle, Brand strategist at BrandCraft Marketing in Kennewick Age and hometown: 25, Pasco How long have you worked at BrandCraft Marketing? 2 years Describe your company: BrandCraft Marketing is a growth marketing firm driven by performance. We believe in well-thought strategy and execute with unrivaled marketing services through our team that contains vast and…


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09/12/2019

Meaghan Brooks, Mobile branch financial service specialist at HAPO Community Credit Union Age and hometown: 37, Richland How long have you worked at HAPO? 1 year, 3 months Describe your company: HAPO is definitely not a bank. We are a proud credit union that puts our members first. Our primary focus is to offer products…


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09/12/2019

Ellicia Elliott, Artistic director and co-founder of The Rude Mechanicals Age and hometown: 39, Kennewick How long have you worked for The Rude Mechanicals? 6 years Job title: Artistic director, co-founder of The Rude Mechanicals, as well as an adjunct professor at Walla Walla University teaching theater classes and directing the fall play, “Ada and…


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09/12/2019

Brandon Lange, Recreation, facility and marketing supervisor for the City of Kennewick Age and hometown: 34, Moses Lake How long have you worked for the City of Kennewick? 9 years Describe your company: The largest of the Tri-Cities is Kennewick. It stretches 29 square miles and features a variety of sporting and recreational activities, entertainment,…


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09/12/2019

Dr. Antonio Lopez-Ibarra, President and founder of Tri-City Dental Care in Kennewick Age and hometown: 34, Yakima How long have you worked at Tri-City Dental Care? 2 years Describe your company:  Our mission includes two parts: ultimate dental comfort and edifying our community. We are a dental spa that prides itself in offering the most…


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09/11/2019
Washington State Department of Health (DOH) officials are reporting the first confirmed case of a severe lung disease connected to the use of vaping devices.
09/11/2019
RICHLAND, WA - Surgeons from around the world are in the Tri-Cities this week to learn from local doctors. This is because they are participating in SIGN's Fracture Care International Conference. The conference teaches surgeons from developing countries techniques that…
09/11/2019
PASCO, WA- Pasco Police say their K9 Lemon underwent emergency surgery Tuesday night.
09/10/2019
Benton PUD’s Commission approved a 2.9 percent retail rate increase effective October 1, 2019.
09/10/2019
KENNEWICK, WA - Every now and then when our NBC Right Now reporters are out the field on a breaking news case, we receive messages and comments.
09/09/2019
KENNEWICK, WA - A theft arrest was made by Kennewick Police in the parking lot near the Columbia Center Mall Monday night, ending in a chase with a female suspect in custody and a male assistant to the theft also…
09/09/2019
We now know the probable cause for arrests of 23-year-old Jesus Felizardo Serrano-Flores of Pasco and a 15-year-old Pasco boy for felony sex crimes.
09/09/2019
A popular bakery, Panaderia Colima, closed its doors 10 years ago... but now they're making a comeback.
09/09/2019
38-year-old Michael Phillip Miller of Richland was booked last Thursday on warrants stemming from a 2018 case.
09/08/2019
RICHLAND, WA- As the United States is in the middle of a trade war with China many industries are being impacted by tariffs being put into effect. One of those industries is the bicycle industry and many bicycle shops in…
09/07/2019
KENNEWICK, WA- 7 Salon a salon located in Kennewick hosted a first responder's appreciation day on Saturday. The goal of the day was to honor first responders throughout the Tri-Cities by providing them with free food, drinks and free haircuts.…
09/07/2019
The Better Business Bureau is advising caution to make your donations following Hurricane Dorian get to people who need it most.
09/06/2019
A Level 3 sex offender is now in jail after trespassing onto school grounds and intimidating a teacher.
09/06/2019
A tragic event in June of last year is now manifesting into something hopeful.
09/06/2019
As Hurricane Dorian continues its destructive path, the Red Cross is sending out over 2,500 volunteers to help, including some from our area.
09/06/2019
The Board of Fire Commissioners for Benton County Fire District #1 have placed a capital improvement bond on the November 5 ballot.