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09/22/2021
OLYMPIA, WA - Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement Wednesday regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s petition for review in the U.S. Supreme Court against state law protecting Hanford workers.
09/22/2021
TRI-CITIES, WA - Visit Tri-Cities has launched their "Ales & Tails Pass", a local coupon pass, where participants can sign up to receive discounts at Tri-City breweries and restaurants where you can bring your four legged friend, aka your dog.
09/22/2021
PASCO, WA - Pasco Police responded to a domestic disturbance call at around 9am this morning at an apartment complex right off the 182 freeway on N 20th Avenue in Pasco.
09/22/2021
Pendleton, OR — The City Council approved replacement of the water booster pump station and water storage tank on the west end of Pendleton at an estimated cost of $12M.
09/22/2021
If you have ever been playing down by the river, creek, or pond and found creatures. The REACH Museum said there is a learning opportunity there.
09/22/2021
Kennewick Police are investigating a shooting that left one 18 year old woman dead early Wednesday morning.
09/22/2021
YAKIMA, WA - The Pegasus Project offers therapeutic horse riding sessions to people with physical or emotional disabilities.
09/21/2021
September 21 is National Chai Day. It's a day to appreciate a globally healthy and beneficial drink.
09/21/2021
PASCO, WA – Washington health plan Coordinated Care is donating $25,000 to the Columbia Basin College (CBC) Foundation to train the next generation of healthcare students.
09/20/2021
PASCO, WA - A community favorite event, the Pasco Taco Crawl, is back and spec-taco-lur more than ever starting October 1st through October 16th!
09/20/2021
NACHES, WA - The Schneider Springs Fire evacuated many homes and businesses along SR 410 over the summer, including Whistlin' Jack Lodge. After closing their doors not once, but twice, they are finally back open for business.
09/17/2021
PASCO, WA - Daniel Alcaraz Mendoza started his pan dulce (Spanish for sweet bread) shop, Panaderia Colima, in Pasco more than 15 years ago. After closing down his business due to personal reasons for more than a decade, Mendoza has…
09/17/2021
UMATILLA COUNTY, OR - Contestant at the Pendleton Round-Up was pronounced dead after a car rear-ended a commercial motor vehicle Thursday evening on I-82 in Oregon.
09/17/2021
PASCO, WA – The fifth annual Pasco Taco Crawl is coming soon!
09/17/2021
Kennewick police are investigating a shooting that killed one person in Downtown Kennewick overnight.
09/17/2021
KENNEWICK, WA - Kennewick Police received multiple calls about a boy who was hit by a vehicle while he was walking to school at the intersection of W 4th Avenue and S Edison St. in Kennewick.
09/17/2021
KENNEWICK, WA - The Kennewick School District and Safeway Pharmacy are partnering to provide on-site vaccine clinics to staff and the community.
09/17/2021
Amazon is building two new facilities in Pasco that will create more than 15,000 jobs.
09/16/2021
PASCO, WA - Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined Hanford workers in urging the Biden Administration to withdraw their appeal against House Bill 17-23. The bill was passed in 2018 by the Washington State Legislature makes it easier for…
09/16/2021
Yakima, WA - The pandemic has made the healthcare shortage worse. As hospitals try to fill the gaps in staffing, the covid patients keep coming and they have to face the harsh reality that they don't have enough staff.
09/16/2021
BENTON, FRANKLIN, AND CHELAN COUNTIES, WA - A lawsuit (Reyes at al v Chilton) filed by plaintiffs Marissa Reyes, League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Latino Community Fund of Washington against Benton, Chelan, and Yakima counties cites…
09/16/2021
KENNEWICK, WA — The Benton-Franklin Health District ordered the Columbia River shoreline from the boat launch at Howard Amon Park south to the confluence of the Yakima River closed Thursday due to toxic levels of cyanobacteria in the lake.
09/16/2021

Amazon Inc. confirmed Sept. 16 that it will open two distribution centers, each more than 1 million square feet, on South Road 40 East, north of Sacajawea State Park in Pasco. The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business first reported the news of the massive projects in August. At the time, Seattle-based Amazon did not respond…


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09/16/2021
WALLA WALLA, WA – Walla Walla County Department of Community Health confirmed three COVID-19-related deaths in a week.
09/16/2021

Washington State University Tri-Cities is setting up camp in Prosser.  The school has agreed to lease the closed Walter Clore Wine & Culinary Center from the Port of Benton for $25,000 a year. It will use it for wine and culinary education.  The port originally built the 15,000-square-foot facility in 2014 to showcase the state’s wine industry.…


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09/16/2021
A local organization that offers equine therapy to people with physical and mental challenges is seeking volunteers to help lead horses during sessions.
09/16/2021
TRI-CITIES - September is National Road To Recovery month and there will be an event held virtually on Zoom this Saturday at 1 p.m.
09/15/2021
TRI-CITIES, WA - Kadlec Regional Medical Center has a new way of treating patients who are diagnosed with COVID-19.
09/15/2021
RICHLAND, WA - It is peak season for one of nature's best shows of beauty: dahlias. Turns out, Richland is home to a secret dahlia garden lovingly tended to by Dahlia Lou, otherwise known as LouAnn Schielke. She says there…