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Tri-Cities News

Wed, 23 May 2018 08:24:00 EDT
Fireproofing Your Home
YAKIMA, WA - Over 100,000 acres burned in Southeast Washington in 2017, with that number in mind, many local homeowners have made several changes to their homes to protect their properties from brush fires. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 19:29:00 EDT
Man at hospital after accidentally shooting self, initial investigation shows
The Franklin County Sheriff's deputies, along with the Pasco Police Department, responded to a man in the road at Road 52 and Richardson Road. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 13:29:00 EDT
Hiking and wildlife safety
The next time you're heading off for a hike in the Pacific Northwest, there's a few things to know in case you're confronted by a mountain lion.  

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Tue, 22 May 2018 11:37:00 EDT
KPD needs tips after two men are shot over the weekend
It happened around 2 p.m. Sunday near North Buchanan Street and West Canal Drive.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 21:37:00 EDT
PNNL project turns radioactive tank waste into glass
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently turned three gallons of low radioactive tank waste into glass. 

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Mon, 21 May 2018 20:47:00 EDT
The Rustic Rosebud: A creative mom turns calligraphy into her career
For our Millennials on the Move series, we met The Rustic Rosebud, a local stay-at-home mom who's making waves in the calligraphy business by the name of Heather Christensen.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 20:17:00 EDT
Suspicious item deemed safe by bomb squad was student's science fair project
On May 18, Prosser Police Department investigators got more information about the suspicious item that was left in a parking lot in the 300 block of Chardonnay on May 17. 

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Mon, 21 May 2018 20:01:00 EDT
New app alerts you to nearby medical emergencies
A new app called PulsePoint is aimed at making all of us civilian lifesavers. 

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Mon, 21 May 2018 16:19:00 EDT
Suspect arrested for Hermiston storage unit thefts in Kennewick
The man accused of stealing people's Hermiston storage unit property has been arrested in Kennewick.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 15:57:00 EDT
Upcoming Kennewick arterial paving projects; dates and times
Happening now and continuing through Friday, June 15th, several Kennewick streets will be impacted by the Citywide Arterial Pavement Preservation Project.  

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Mon, 21 May 2018 15:16:00 EDT
15-year-old who started Columbia Gorge fire ordered to pay $37M
A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 12:21:00 EDT
Hermiston PD looking for weekend shooting suspect
Police believe Alex Ahumada., 33, shot Carlos Ramirez, 27, on Saturday on East Beebe Ave.

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Mon, 21 May 2018 11:16:00 EDT
West Richland PD needs your help finding a missing man
Police say Don Burbee, 70, went missing early Monday morning from the Thynewood loop area. 

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Mon, 21 May 2018 10:25:00 EDT
Drugs or alcohol may be to blame for car crash
It happened about 7 p.m. Sunday night on SR-12 near Cameo Heights.

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Sat, 19 May 2018 19:57:00 EDT
National police week memorial at Columbia Park
KENNEWICK: National police week falls on May 15th each year and recognizes the service of U.S law enforcement. Today at Columbia Park local law enforcement agencies came together to recognize those who have served, and also those who may have died during a line of duty. At the memorial not only did the Kennewick Police Chief, Ken Hohenberg speak, but also a couple other former law enforcement officers. Kennewick Police Chief, Ken Hohenberg wants to not only recogni...

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Sat, 19 May 2018 19:27:00 EDT
Kidz Dig Rigz at Columbia Park
KENNEWICK: "Ooooing and Ahhhing," that's what many kids at Columbia Park were doing today, during "Kidz Dig Rigz." Event coordinator and Kadlec Pediatrics manager Melanie O'brien says the purpose for this event is not only to raise funds for Kadlec's pediatric patients, but also to educate kids about fields like agriculture, construction and the fire and rescue team; all while having some fun in giant tractors and monster trucks. Tucker Maple was one of the firs...

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Fri, 18 May 2018 22:07:00 EDT
Family members in Zambrano case reach settlement agreement
It's been more than three years since three Pasco Police officers shot and killed Antonio Zambrano. 

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Fri, 18 May 2018 17:56:00 EDT
70-year-old Net Nanny Sex Sting suspect given maximum sentence
It's been close to a year since police arrested 26 men during a sex sting called Operation Net Nanny.

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Fri, 18 May 2018 17:16:00 EDT
Seeds launched into space benefit from a PNNL touch
In the wee hours this Monday, May 20, a rocket will thunder off from a NASA launch pad in Virginia, carrying a handful of seeds, part of a science experiment in which a scientist at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is playing a key role. 

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Fri, 18 May 2018 15:47:00 EDT
Prosser getting $25K grant to beautify downtown
The City of Prosser is getting a $25,000 grant to help improve the downtown. 

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Tue, 15 May 2018 21:39:00 EDT
Oregon State Primary Election Results
Today is the Oregon State Primary Election. To view results by area, click on the following link: http://results.oregonvotes.gov/ 

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Mon, 21 May 2018 17:02:00 EDT
Millennial follows her dreams, opens a Bridal Bar in Tri-Cities
Our Millennials on the Move series continues... with a woman who's opened a one-stop shop for all things Tri-Cities. 

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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:18:00 EDT
As the temperature goes up, so do gas prices
You may have noticed gas prices on the rise, and the drivers we spoke with say they're definitely noticing it in their wallets. 

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Fri, 18 May 2018 14:09:00 EDT
Romaine lettuce safe to eat again
It is now safe to eat romaine lettuce again. 

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Thu, 17 May 2018 21:26:00 EDT
Hilinski's hope bracelets honor former quarterback and support his foundation
A local store in Richland is selling bracelets to help a foundation with ties to Washington State University. 

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Thu, 17 May 2018 20:49:00 EDT
88-year-old man in serious condition after wrong-way collision on I-182
A wrong-way driver on I-182 caused a multiple-car crash just after noon on Thursday, May 17, causing the eastbound lanes to be shut down for a couple hours. 

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Thu, 17 May 2018 20:03:00 EDT
Throwback Thursday: Looking back at Mt. St. Helens after Hawaii's volcano eruption
Friday, May 18, is the anniversary of the Mt. St. Helens eruption that, in 1980, unleashed the most devastating eruption in U.S. history. 

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Thu, 17 May 2018 17:28:00 EDT
Kidz Dig Rigz arrives at Columbia Park May 19-20
Kadlec Foundation has teamed up once again with Numerica Credit Union to host Kidz Dig Rigz this weekend in Columbia Park in Kennewick. 

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Thu, 17 May 2018 10:03:00 EDT
Second Alarm Fire at Universal Forest Products
YAKIMA, WA - A second alarm fire at Universal Forest Products in Yakima. 

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Wed, 16 May 2018 21:36:00 EDT
HAPO's Sponsorship of Summer kickoff: what events to expect this summer
Today, HAPO kicked off its tenth year as the official Sponsor of Summer, right here in the Tri-Cities. 

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Wed, 16 May 2018 20:42:00 EDT
This allergy season could be one of the worst to date
Reports from both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the National Weather Service say this year marks one of the worst allergy seasons on record. 

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Tue, 15 May 2018 21:34:00 EDT
Two arrested for first degree robbery at Kennewick Suites
On Tuesday, May 15 at about 7:55 a.m., Kennewick Police responded to a home on S. Johnson Street for a reported burglary. 

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Tue, 15 May 2018 13:56:00 EDT
Small fire at Walla Walla's Borleske Stadium extinguished quickly
Walla Walla Fire Department was dispatched at 5:40 p.m., May 14 to a possible structure fire at 409 E. Rees Ave. (Borleske Stadium).

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Mon, 14 May 2018 21:03:00 EDT
Couple in Finley helps firefighters get to Finley fire quickly
Fire season is upon us, and our firefighters were definitely busy over the weekend. 

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Mon, 14 May 2018 20:38:00 EDT
Body recovered from Palouse Falls undergoing autopsy to confirm identity
The Franklin County Sheriff says rescue crews have found a body at Palouse Falls.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 20:14:00 EDT
Columbia River water levels 5 to 7 feet higher; causing significant flooding
The City of Richland is warning people to be careful, as parts of Howard Amon and Leslie Groves Parks are underwater. 

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Mon, 14 May 2018 19:55:00 EDT
Help Center Monday: WSU Tri-Cities Master Gardeners
For our first new Help Center Monday segment, we had the WSU Tri-Cities Master Gardeners come in to answer all of your gardening questions. 

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Mon, 14 May 2018 15:51:00 EDT
One arrested after burglary suspects are caught leaving crime scene
A woman was arrested on Sunday after she was seen leaving the scene of a burglary and started a pursuit to escape police.

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Mon, 14 May 2018 15:28:00 EDT
Gesa Carousel of Dreams to undergo annual maintenance
The Gesa Carousel of Dreams will be closed Monday, May 14 through Thursday, May 17 for annual maintenance to the horses which will preserve the paint work and wood. 

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Mon, 14 May 2018 10:26:00 EDT
Candidate filing now open in Franklin County
Are you considering running for office in Franklin County? Well now is the time to get your paperwork filed.

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Sat, 12 May 2018 21:02:00 EDT
Skateboarder airlifted to Sacred Heart in serious condition after collision
At around 3:20 p.m. Thursday afternoon, a man riding a skateboard was struck by a vehicle, sustaining serious injuries. 

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Fri, 11 May 2018 21:36:00 EDT
Hermiston farmers market is back on, after vendors and citizens speak up
The Hermiston farmers market is back on, after several citizens took matters into their own hands to right the wrong.

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Fri, 11 May 2018 18:33:00 EDT
Man arrested in Kennewick after foot pursuit
At around 1:30 p.m. this afternoon, Sergeant Jackson with the Kennewick Police Department was approached by a woman in the parking lot of Circle K at 10th and Union.

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Fri, 11 May 2018 16:00:00 EDT
Guns, suspected narcotics found after SWAT arrests wanted suspect
During the search of a home on Malcolm St. after SWAT helped apprehend wanted suspect Michael Williams, several guns and suspected narcotics were found. 

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Fri, 11 May 2018 15:53:00 EDT
Franklin County investigating fatal motorcycle crash
Early Friday morning around 12:25 a.m., two motorcycles crashed into each other at Dogwood Road and Glade Road, killing one of the riders.

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Thu, 10 May 2018 21:20:00 EDT
A tragic accident inspires mom to get vehicle backup cameras required
More than 200 people are killed every year by a driver backing into them. 

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Thu, 10 May 2018 20:56:00 EDT
Local family hosts 4th Annual Walk For Williams to help raise awareness
This weekend marks the 4th Annual Walk For Williams at the Southridge Sports Complex. 

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Thu, 10 May 2018 20:01:00 EDT
Yakima Police Department investigating fatal stabbing
Yakima Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that happened overnight.

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Thu, 10 May 2018 16:55:00 EDT
Pasco convicted felon gets 25 years in prison for drug trafficking and firearm possession
39-year-old Jared Ryan Marcum of Pasco, WA was sentenced today after his conviction on December 1, 2017, for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

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Thu, 10 May 2018 16:19:00 EDT
Hanford PUREX tunnel collapse: looking back one year later
It's been exactly one year since the partial collapse of the PUREX tunnel at Hanford. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 20:57:00 EDT
Controlled burn becomes 4-alarm fire near I-82 in Selah
Multiple fire departments responded to a 4-alarm fire on the 500 block of Lucas Road around 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 20:12:00 EDT
Seattle's Space Needle is getting a facelift
Seattle's 56 year-old Space Needle is set to unveil a $100 million renovation next month against the backdrop of a booming tourism industry. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 19:13:00 EDT
Man kills horse, chops off its tail in attempt to blackmail ex-girlfriend
Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call Monday morning after being informed a man had made threats to kill one of his horses if his ex-girlfriend didn’t get back together with him. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 18:43:00 EDT
U.S. woman's message in a bottle washes ashore in Canada 18 years later
A message in a bottle that a woman tossed off the coast of Massachusetts has been found nearly two decades later in Nova Scotia.

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Tue, 22 May 2018 14:58:00 EDT
50 shades of Rosé: WSU wine researcher perfects wine’s distinct colors
Jim Harbertson sees through rosé colored glasses. Finely tuned shades and hues ranging from blush and coral to berry jam. 

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Tue, 22 May 2018 14:11:00 EDT
Life Flight Network launches new app for hospitals and emergency responders
Life Flight Network, the largest not-for-profit air medical transport service in the United States has released a new app called LFN Respond that allows hospitals and first responders to call for a life-saving air ambulance transport with the touch of a button. 

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