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  • Benton-Franklin Fair and Rodeo celebrates 10 years of partnership with Second Harvest

    The Benton-Franklin Fair & Rodeo is celebrating its tenth year of partnership with Second Harvest through its annual opening day promotion. 

  • Local groomer/business owner arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty

    For the last month, NBC Right Now has been following allegations of animal abuse at a Pasco dog grooming salon.  

  • More Fires Start in Oregon Over the Weekend

    At least four new fires started in Oregon Sunday night after thunderstorms passed through the Umatilla National Forest. 

  • Colorado man charged with murder in deaths of pregnant wife, 2 kids

    Prosecutors have charged a Colorado man with murder in the deaths of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters. 

  • Sinkhole confirmed on tank farm at Hanford Site

    A sinkhole has been confirmed in a tank farm at the Hanford Site. 

  • Yakima “flip-flop” operations underway for Chinook salmon spawning

    To aid in successful spawning and incubation of the Chinook salmon eggs in the Yakima basin, the Bureau of Reclamation has begun its annual “flip-flop” operation. 

  • Lamb auction raises $23,200 for Echo, Oregon girl with brain tumor

    A lamb named Henry fetched $162 per pound at an Oregon auction where lambs were generally going for $7 a pound. 

  • Business Spotlight: Icy Tai

    Icy Tai is a brand new unique ice cream & dessert eatery serving up a new way to eat your favorite summertime treat. 

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    Air quality alert in effect due to conditions reaching hazardous levels

    Benton Clean Air Agency has issued an air quality alert. Air Quality is reaching and may maintain at unhealthy, and very unhealthy levels because of the smoky conditions we are experiencing.

  • Meninick Pass Fire at 90% containment

    TOPPENISH, Wa.- The final update on the Meninick Pass Fire burning near Toppenish was released Sunday. Forty crew members with the Washington Department of Resources and Yakima Fire District 5 have been battling the blaze since Friday when it was started by lightning.  At one point Yakama Nation cultural and historic areas were threatened as well as ranchers’ grazing land for livestock. On Sunday crews continued to mop up the area and watch for any sort of flare...
  • Police investigating after teen is shot in Union Gap

    UNION GAP, Wa.- Police in Union Gap are investigating a shooting that happened late Saturday night. It happened at 11:54 p.m. on the 2200 block of S. 5th Avenue. Police responded for a report of shots fired and found an 18-year-old girl with gunshot wounds.  She was taken to a local hospital and her injuries are said to be non-life threatening.  This investigation is ongoing.
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  • SWX's 2018 High School Football Broadcast Schedule

    SWX's 2018 High School Football Broadcast Schedule

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:35:57 GMT

    The SWX team is proud to announce its 2018 high school football broadcast schedule. 

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    The SWX team is proud to announce its 2018 high school football broadcast schedule. 

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  • Seafair 2018

    Seafair 2018

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:02:44 GMT

    Complete Seafair 2018 hydro show. Featuring Mark Allen & Steve Montgomery calling the races in Seattle. The race for the Albert Lee Appliance Cup and the Boeing Air Show are a must see event.

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    Complete Seafair 2018 hydro show. Featuring Mark Allen & Steve Montgomery calling the races in Seattle. The race for the Albert Lee Appliance Cup and the Boeing Air Show are a must see event.

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  • Washington State ranked No. 21 to start season

    Washington State ranked No. 21 to start season

    Photo: WSU AthleticsPhoto: WSU Athletics
    Photo: WSU AthleticsPhoto: WSU Athletics

    After ending the 2017 season ranked in the top-25, the Washington State soccer team has picked up where it left off as the Cougars enter the 2018 season ranked No. 21 in the country.

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    After ending the 2017 season ranked in the top-25, the Washington State soccer team has picked up where it left off as the Cougars enter the 2018 season ranked No. 21 in the country.

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  • More Fires Start in Oregon Over the Weekend

    More Fires Start in Oregon Over the Weekend

    Tuesday, August 21 2018 1:29 AM EDT2018-08-21 05:29:44 GMT

    At least four new fires started in Oregon Sunday night after thunderstorms passed through the Umatilla National Forest. 

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    At least four new fires started in Oregon Sunday night after thunderstorms passed through the Umatilla National Forest. 

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  • Man hospitalized after officer-involved shooting near Soap Lake

    Man hospitalized after officer-involved shooting near Soap Lake

    Sunday, August 19 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-08-19 22:56:47 GMT

    SOAP LAKE, Wash. - Police say an officer-involved shooting happened Sunday morning near the Soap Lake area, with a male suspect being shot and later hospitalized. The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Adrian Ave. Northwest in Lakeview. Police were responding to the report of a wanted person sighting.

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    SOAP LAKE, Wash. - Police say an officer-involved shooting happened Sunday morning near the Soap Lake area, with a male suspect being shot and later hospitalized. The Grant County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Adrian Ave. Northwest in Lakeview. Police were responding to the report of a wanted person sighting.

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  • Glacier wildfire forces evacuations, burns close to Sun Road

    Glacier wildfire forces evacuations, burns close to Sun Road

    Sunday, August 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-08-19 18:54:22 GMT

    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) - A wildfire in northwest Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing evacuations and has burned within a mile (1.6 kilometers) of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. The Missoulian reported Sunday that the Howe Ridge fire had grown to more than 12 square miles (31 square kilometers), and shifting winds are forecast over the next day and a half.  

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    GLACIER NATIONAL PARK, Mont. (AP) - A wildfire in northwest Montana's Glacier National Park is forcing evacuations and has burned within a mile (1.6 kilometers) of the scenic Going-to-the-Sun Road. The Missoulian reported Sunday that the Howe Ridge fire had grown to more than 12 square miles (31 square kilometers), and shifting winds are forecast over the next day and a half.  

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