TRI-CITIES, WA - The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Americans to adapt to a new "normal." One part of life that's changing for many people is the way they practice their faith.
Many viewers and social media users reported receiving a text message saying Martial law is coming, and to stock up on a "two weeks supply" of things you will need. People thought it was real, and soon it went viral.
The National Security Council says those text messages are completely false.
TRI-CITIES, WA - In response to the coronavirus pandemic, many employees are making the transition from the office to working from home. It's essential for workers to adapt to the household setting and find creative ways to stay motivated while on the clock.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Things got groovy on Wake Up Northwest for Live Music Fridays, as a band of local school officials rocked out to popular classics.
KENNEWICK, WA - Today is National Girl Scout Day! Every year on March 12, communities are encouraged to celebrate local Girl Scout troops for their dedication to service and the empowerment of young girls for the past 108 years.
We spoke to Risk Management Expert John Roach and author of the article, Flattening the Curve in the Tri-Cities: Coronavirus Readiness and Community Resilience about why social distancing works.
"The most effective tool that we have at our disposal, in order to spread out that impact is social distancing. Because what social distancing does is that it breaks the train of transmission," Roach said.
Lawmakers from Eastern Oregon are asking for President Trump's help in helping people affected by flooding last month. In a statement released today, lawmakers emphasized that Trump should expedite federal funds and assistance for those in the area who experienced severe damage.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Whether you realize it or not, the people you surround yourself with have significant influence on your life. That's why it's essential to develop an inner circle full of people you admire.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Three popular authors are coming to the Tri-Cities for presentations and book signings at Mid-Columbia Libraries.
TRI-CITIES, WA - Local singer/songwriter Earl Roesch says his Louisiana roots inspire his original music. His singing, guitar, and banjo-playing come together to create a unique blues and rock sound.
SPOKANE, WA- Catholic Diocese overseer Bishop Thomas A. Daly, who overlooks 13 Eastern Washington counties warned parishes across the region about preparations and prevention of a coronavirus. Here is his official statement below:
TRI-CITIES, WA - Flash cards are an effective study strategy for students. Practicing them efficiently can help students master their subjects in less than 10 minutes a day.
CONNELL, WA - From yoga and meditation to simply being in the moment, a variety of exercises can be used to teach mindfulness to kids. One particularly unique method is using Tai Chi to help students focus.
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