NBCRightNow.com - Many people in the area began experiencing phone and internet issues starting Thursday morning.
Charter is dealing with a fiber outage and it's affecting customers in
Washington and Oregon. So far the Tri-City Chamber of Commerce and the
Richland School District has told NBC Right Now they can't receive phone calls. Several other businesses have also been affected.
Charter says they're working to fix the problem but don't know when service will be restored.