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  • Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17

    Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...
  • Local student overcomes language barrier in two years; gets accepted to university

    For many adults, but especially for children and teenagers, adapting to a new country can be a challenge. 

  • Fire burns 20 acres in West Richland

    WEST RICHLAND, WA.-- Benton Count Fire District 4 and Benton County Fire District 2 were called to the scene of a fire near Harrington Road on Saturday night. 

  • Major crimes team still searching for suspect in Hermiston shooting

    HERMISTON, WA.--  A major crimes team led by the Hermiston Police Department is currently investigating a death at the Viewcrest Apartments on SW 13th Place in Hermiston. Hermiston Police received at call of shots fired at the apartment complex at 2:30 Saturday morning. When they got there, they found an unresponsive person who was declared dead at the scene. There was only one witness left at the scene as well. Currently, the major crimes unit, made up of the Hermiston Po...

  • The local economic impact of state tournaments in our area

    You may have noticed it's been a little more crowded here in the Tri-Cities this week. 

  • Hometown Proud: Plowing crops by horse in College Place

    For three years, Hayshaker Farm has been doing things a little differently. 

  • 73-year-old robbery victim recalls the attack six months later

    Ten days ago, a 14-year-old Tri-Cities boy was sentenced to nearly four years in a juvenile detention center for helping tape a 73-year-old woman to a chair during a robbery at her home. 

  • Wapato ranked poorest city in state of Washington

    With more than one third of the population living in poverty, Wapato was ranked as the poorest city in the state of Washington by Organization 24-7 Wall Street. 

  • Spromberg Fire now 93% contained

    There were no significant changes to report overnight on the Spromberg Fire.

  • Memorial account created for WWPD Officer Nick Henzel

    With great sadness and an extremely heavy heart, the Walla Walla Police Department announces the passing of Officer Nicholas “Nick” Henzel. 

  • The Richland Regatta is back: June 9th - 11th

    It's that time of year again! The Richland Regatta is back in the Tri-Cities, and the races begin June 9th and go through to June 11th! 

  • FBI and Granger police jointly investigating armed robbery at US Bank

    An armed robbery occurred at the US Bank on Main Street in Granger around 3:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon.

  • Yakima lawyers file paperwork to recall county clerk Janelle Riddle

    Efforts are underway in Yakima County to recall the county clerk, Janelle Riddle. 

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  • Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Saturday, May 27 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-27 16:49:29 GMT
    Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
  • Wapato ranked poorest city in state of Washington

    Wapato ranked poorest city in state of Washington

    Friday, May 26 2017 8:09 PM EDT2017-05-27 00:09:39 GMT

    With more than one third of the population living in poverty, Wapato was ranked as the poorest city in the state of Washington by Organization 24-7 Wall Street. 

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    With more than one third of the population living in poverty, Wapato was ranked as the poorest city in the state of Washington by Organization 24-7 Wall Street. 

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  • Spromberg Fire now 93% contained

    Spromberg Fire now 93% contained

    Friday, May 26 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-05-26 23:40:37 GMT

    There were no significant changes to report overnight on the Spromberg Fire.

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    There were no significant changes to report overnight on the Spromberg Fire.

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  • Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Saturday, May 27 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-27 16:49:29 GMT
    Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
  • The local economic impact of state tournaments in our area

    The local economic impact of state tournaments in our area

    Friday, May 26 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-05-27 01:35:03 GMT

    You may have noticed it's been a little more crowded here in the Tri-Cities this week. 

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    You may have noticed it's been a little more crowded here in the Tri-Cities this week. 

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  • Hometown Proud: Plowing crops by horse in College Place

    Hometown Proud: Plowing crops by horse in College Place

    Friday, May 26 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-05-27 00:59:14 GMT

    For three years, Hayshaker Farm has been doing things a little differently. 

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    For three years, Hayshaker Farm has been doing things a little differently. 

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  • Mariners' arms shutdown Red Sox 5-0 in series finale

    Mariners' arms shutdown Red Sox 5-0 in series finale

    BOSTON (AP) - Christian Bergman rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners halted Boston's season-high six-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.      Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer and Guillermo Heredia a solo shot for the Mariners, who averted a three-game sweep with just their second win in nine games. Seattle was shut out the first two games.      Bergman (2-2) allowed four hits,...More >>
    BOSTON (AP) - Christian Bergman rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners halted Boston's season-high six-game winning streak with a 5-0 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.      Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer and Guillermo Heredia a solo shot for the Mariners, who averted a three-game sweep with just their second win in nine games. Seattle was shut out the first two games.      Bergman (2-2) allowed four hits,...More >>
  • Cougars drop season-finale to No. 8 Stanford on Senior Day

    Cougars drop season-finale to No. 8 Stanford on Senior Day

    Photo: WSU AthleticsPhoto: WSU Athletics
    by WSU Athletics PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped a 15-1 decision to No. 8 Stanford in the season-finale in front of a season-high 1,776 fans at Bailey-Brayton Field Saturday afternoon. Prior to the game, WSU recognized senior lefthanded pitcher Trenton Dupre, the only senior on the roster. The Cougars finished the season 24-29 overall and 10-20 in Pac-12 play, recording more overall wins from a year ago including four Pac-12 series wins and a . WSU finished the yea...More >>
    by WSU Athletics PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State dropped a 15-1 decision to No. 8 Stanford in the season-finale in front of a season-high 1,776 fans at Bailey-Brayton Field Saturday afternoon. Prior to the game, WSU recognized senior lefthanded pitcher Trenton Dupre, the only senior on the roster. The Cougars finished the season 24-29 overall and 10-20 in Pac-12 play, recording more overall wins from a year ago including four Pac-12 series wins and a . WSU finished the yea...More >>
  • Mariners shut out again, fall to Red Sox 6-0

    Mariners shut out again, fall to Red Sox 6-0

    BOSTON (AP) -- Brian Johnson had quite a turnaround in his second time on Fenway Park's mound. Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway, and the Boston Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 6-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. The 26-year-old left-hander became the first Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in his first Fenway start since Pedro Martinez on April 11, 1998. In Johnson's first start in Fen...More >>
    BOSTON (AP) -- Brian Johnson had quite a turnaround in his second time on Fenway Park's mound. Johnson pitched a five-hitter in his first big league appearance at Fenway, and the Boston Red Sox stretched their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 6-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. The 26-year-old left-hander became the first Red Sox pitcher to throw a shutout in his first Fenway start since Pedro Martinez on April 11, 1998. In Johnson's first start in Fen...More >>
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  • Survey finds magic mushrooms are the ‘safest’ illegal drug

    Survey finds magic mushrooms are the ‘safest’ illegal drug

    Friday, May 26 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-05-26 22:08:04 GMT

    KHQ.COM - A new survey found magic mushrooms are the "safest" illegal drug to take.  The Global Drugs Survey 2017 released earlier this week found that only 0.2 percent of those who took magic mushrooms in the last year needed emergency medical treatment, concluding mushrooms to have statistical lower risk of harm compared to other substances. 

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    KHQ.COM - A new survey found magic mushrooms are the "safest" illegal drug to take.  The Global Drugs Survey 2017 released earlier this week found that only 0.2 percent of those who took magic mushrooms in the last year needed emergency medical treatment, concluding mushrooms to have statistical lower risk of harm compared to other substances. 

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  • Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:08:30 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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  • Hiawatha opens up this weekend!

    Hiawatha opens up this weekend!

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-05-24 18:59:52 GMT

    WALLACE, Idaho - One of the premiere outdoor activities in our area opens up this weekend. The Hiawatha Trail opens on May 27 and will be open daily through September 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 P.M. 

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    WALLACE, Idaho - One of the premiere outdoor activities in our area opens up this weekend. The Hiawatha Trail opens on May 27 and will be open daily through September 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 P.M. 

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  • Major crimes team still searching for suspect in Hermiston shooting

    Major crimes team still searching for suspect in Hermiston shooting

    Saturday, May 27 2017 9:38 PM EDT2017-05-28 01:38:13 GMT

    HERMISTON, WA.--  A major crimes team led by the Hermiston Police Department is currently investigating a death at the Viewcrest Apartments on SW 13th Place in Hermiston. Hermiston Police received at call of shots fired at the apartment complex at 2:30 Saturday morning. When they got there, they found an unresponsive person who was declared dead at the scene. There was only one witness left at the scene as well. Currently, the major crimes unit, made up of the Hermiston Po...

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    HERMISTON, WA.--  A major crimes team led by the Hermiston Police Department is currently investigating a death at the Viewcrest Apartments on SW 13th Place in Hermiston. Hermiston Police received at call of shots fired at the apartment complex at 2:30 Saturday morning. When they got there, they found an unresponsive person who was declared dead at the scene. There was only one witness left at the scene as well. Currently, the major crimes unit, made up of the Hermiston Po...

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  • Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Richland man dies in glider crash near Ephrata

    Saturday, May 27 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-05-27 16:49:29 GMT
    Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17Map of Ephrata Glider Crash 5/26/17
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
    Near Ephrata, WA - A 64-year-old Richland man was killed in a glider crash Friday afternoon May 26 about eight miles west of Ephrata. According to a press release from Grant County Sheriff's Office, Kyle Roberson was piloting a sailplane when it crashed into a remote farm field near Baird Springs Road Northwest and Road J-Northwest late in the afternoon, killing Roberson died on impact. Roberson’s body is in the care of Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison, whose staf...More >>
  • Linda Lusk Barred from Daughter's Graduation on School Property

    Linda Lusk Barred from Daughter's Graduation on School Property

    Saturday, May 31 2014 2:28 AM EDT2014-05-31 06:28:24 GMT
    The former mayor of Prosser, Linda Lusk, is making headlines once again.More >>
    The former mayor of Prosser, Linda Lusk, is making headlines once again.More >>