Things to do this weekend
Kidz Dig Rigz event is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18 near the Playground of Dreams at Columbia Park in Kennewick.
Sat May 11, 2013
Benton City family carries on daughters wish to raise awareness of ovarian cancer
Maxine Martin of Benton City holds a photograph of her daughter Julie Davis who lost her life to ovarian cancer in March 2012, about 2 1/2 years after she was diagnosed with the disease.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wedding: Roach, Risley
Sheri Diane Risley, daughter to Gary and Anna Risley of Benton City, and Daniel Eric Roach Sr., son to Jack and Theresa Roach of Bremerton were married on April 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nev.
Lawmakers consider ban of chemical linked to cat deaths; Idaho explosives stash
A common household chemical could be killing domestic cats, and some Washington lawmakers are in a tough battle to ban it, Seattle's KOMO News reports.
Eastern Wash. mom pleads guilty in daughter's death
A Benton City woman who was in another room working on a computer when her 1-year-old daughter died in the bathtub pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree manslaughter.
Thu May 09, 2013
Cougar Spotted in Richland Neighborhood
NBC Right Now tracking the latest cougar sighting in the Mid-Columbia. It happened Thursday morning, putting a Richland neighborhood on high alert and a nearby school on lockdown.
Benton City Mom Pleads Guilty in Death of Baby Girl
A Benton City mother will spend some time behind bars after pleading guilty in the death of her one-year-old daughter.
Richland man wins $1 million on Lottery scratch ticket
Robert Enlow, 54, of Richland, bought four $20 Washington Lottery Mega Multiplier Scratch tickets at the convenience store, he said.
Benton City mom admits role in daughter's death in tub
The standard range for the crime is one year and nine months to two years and three months in state prison.
Fri May 03, 2013
Benton City mother accused of manslaughter expected to plead guilty
A Benton City mother accused of being responsible for her one-year-old daughter's death is expected to plead guilty next week.
Wed May 01, 2013
Red Mountain road project gets $870,000 out of $5M
A project to provide better access from Interstate 82 to Benton City and West Richland picked up some state money at the end of the legislative session, but not what one state representative was hoping to get.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Mesa Man Convicted for Burglary and Attempted Sexual Assault
NBCRightNow.com - A Mesa man is facing life in prison after a Franklin county judge convicted him Tuesday of burglary and attempted sexual assault.
Getting braces at a local orthodontist office will do more than just straighten your teeth.
Benton County wants to exit groundwater group
Benton County wants to withdraw from the group seeking solutions to nitrate pollution in private drinking-water wells in the Lower Yakima Valley’s unincorporated area.
Benton County road work could start Monday
A contractor could begin placing a bituminous surface treatment on several Benton County roads as early as Monday, a county news release said.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Motorcycle Training Helps Keep the Roads Safer this Spring
This sunny spring weather often inspires many people to leave their car in the garage and hop on their motorcycle.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Shed Containing Propane Tanks Catches Fire in Benton City
A potentially dangerous situation near Benton City Wednesday afternoon aAfter a shed containing propane tanks and other equipment caught fire.
No one injured in Benton City fire
No one was injured in an early afternoon fire Wednesday in Benton City that destroyed a shed, a fire official said.
Food for Thought: Taste new wines this weekend
The tulips are out and winemakers are releasing their new vintages, so it's time to celebrate spring in the Yakima Valley.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Benton City students plan town pride events
Kiona-Benton City High School students and residents of Benton City will be celebrating the unity between the school district and the city.