Road to Reopening
TRI-CITIES, WA - From recent posts about racism and Black Lives Matter to debates over wearing masks to stop the spread of COVID-19, you've likely seen a lack of respect and understanding for others on your social media feed.
TRI-CITIES, WA - With STEM camps closed for the summer, parents may wonder how to keep kids engaged. From virtual tours to educational toys, there are a variety of STEM-related learning opportunities for children of all ages.
TRI-CITIES, WA - An online mapping tool is helping consumers find local businesses taking safety procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tri-Cities Open & Safe Coalition is using Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping to locate businesses that have pledged to safely reopen thei…
TRI-CITIES, WA - Adding laughter to the workday comes with a variety of benefits. Now that so many people are working from home, humor can help lower stress, increase productivity, and make employees happier overall.
Yakima has the highest rate of Covid-19 per capita in the western United states according to Governor Inlsee.
"Time is of the essence in our efforts to prevent the imminent explosion of the COVID-19 pandemic in Yakima County," he said.
Benton and Franklin counties are still in phase one, meaning salons are still closed. As phase two approaches, salon owners are figuring out how to re-open safely.
Today the Benton and Franklin Health District is reporting 107 new COVID-19 cases and one new death in the Tri-Cities. The surge comes after a steady rise of about 40 cases per day in the past few weeks.
So far the total number of Coronavirus cases in the area is 2,452- with 96 related deaths.
BENTON AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES, WA - COVID-19 cases remain at an all time high in the Tri-Cities and health leaders say the numbers are alarming. They also say hospitalization rates in Benton and Franklin counties have almost doubled in the last couple weeks.
PASCO, WA - Kids are sure to make dad's day this year by gifting him a homemade card for Father's Day. Pasco Parks & Rec has released a video to show children how to paint their hand or footprint onto paper for a special surprise.
TRI-CITIES, WA - As students head into summer break, they run the risk of experiencing "summer slide," a term that refers to a loss of learning during the summer months. To prevent them from losing up to two months of knowledge gathered during the school year, parents can provide a fun varie…
TRI-CITIES, WA - The Tri-Cities Open & Safe Coalition is asking the community to donate personal protective equipment for local businesses through a PPE Donation Drive.
BENTON CITY, WA - Several of the wineries off of Exit 96 in Benton City are offering some special driveway deals to celebrate National Rosè Day on Saturday.
KENNEWICK, WA - Domestic violence crisis advocates are reporting more phone calls from people who need help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adapting to the times, Domestic Violence Services of Benton and Franklin Counties has turned as many of its programs as possible into virtual programs.
TRI-CITIES, WA - As protests over the death of George Floyd continue nationwide, children may have a better understanding of the situation than adults realize. Now may be the time for parents to have an important conversation with their kids.
Currently in Kennewick
- Richland School District releases several back to school models during COVID-19
- Studio One Salon relocates during COVID-19
- Weekend Events
- "Project Tumbleweed" Comes to the Tri-Cities
- Kennewick Cat Killer Update
- City of Kennewick Temporarily Waives Minimum Off-Street Parking Requirements
- Just Joel's opts for takeout only during pandemic
- Washington officials: COVID-19 ruled out as cause of death for 65 state cases
- Chiwetel Ejiofor says filming action movie with female director is different
- Federal judge dismisses challenge to governor's emergency declaration