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Red Cross honors local 'Real Heroes'
The Benton-Franklin chapter of the American Red Cross honored several local heroes Thursday — from a Richland father who defended his daughter against an attacker, to a longtime Red Cross volunteer who hails from Benton City.
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Sat Mar 01, 2014
Mid-Columbia school officials wary about federal grants
Several Mid-Columbia schools are eligible for up to $2 million each through a federal grant program but several area education officials said the conditions to receive the money aren't worth the trouble.
Richland Mom Wants To See Her Rare Disease Cured During Lifetime
NBCRightNow.com - Friday was Rare Disease Day, a day that raises awareness about rare diseases and their impact on patients' lives.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Grandview woman injured in accident near Benton City
A Grandview woman was injured in an accident Friday morning a mile east of Benton City, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Wanted Benton City man caught and in jail
Deputies finally caught up with a man who had eluded them twice. Isaac Gilbert was booked in to jail.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Benton, Franklin county property taxes due soon
It's time to pay your property tax. The Benton County Treasurer's Office has finished the 2014 tax roll and four drop boxes are set up to accept payments.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Wine grape growers elected to board of directors for Wine Grape Growers Association
Three wine grape growers from the Tri-City area were recently elected to three-year terms on the 2014 board of directors for the state's Wine Grape Growers Association.
Juror allegedly uses cellphone during deliberations in Hunt murder trial
Judge Carrie Runge is going to question the female juror who reported the alleged action by their colleague to the bailiff.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Cantwell visits Benton City nursery
The recently passed farm bill eliminated the budget shortfalls facing a Prosser center dedicated to keeping grapes, apples and other crops pest-free, officials said Thursday.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Senator Cantwell Visits Region's Growers and Packers
Senator Maria Cantwell toured the Domex Superfresh Grower's facility this morning, her first stop before making her way to Benton City.
Week in Photos - February 16-22, 2014
February 20, 2014 - The Yakima River flows near Benton City on Wednesday. Thanks to heavy snow in the Cascade Mountains this week, the chances of a drought in the Mid-Columbia this summer are becoming less likely.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
'Miracle' thanks you
BENTON CITY, Wash. -- KEPR is continuing to follow the story of the abused and starved horse who was dumped on the side of the road in Benton City.
Letter: Ki-Be stages 'Hello Dolly!'
I have lived in Benton City for more than 20 years, and I'm thankful that during that time several of my children have been involved in high school plays and musicals.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Day #3 of Hunt Murder Trial
A diver that recovered the black backpack Josh Hunt is believed to have thrown into the Yakima River after allegedly shooting Joshua Snapp on July 4th, testified in court this morning.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Ki-Be officials take it 'a day at a time'
Two weeks after appointing a former school board member as interim superintendent, the Kiona-Benton City School Board chairman is careful in discussing what lies ahead in his district's future.
KEPR CBS 19
How to help Miracle the horse
KEPR is following up on a horse that was found dumped alongside a highway in Benton City.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Columbia, Kiona irrigation districts to merge property tax, irrigation assessments
Property owners in the Columbia and Kiona irrigation districts will get one bill combining their property taxes and irrigation district assessments this year.
Testimony under way in Richland murder trial
A Richland man charged with killing a teen in the desert initially told detectives that he drove the victim home, then parked his car on a dead-end road and passed out for a few hours.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Former Benton City man plans Mt. Kilimanjaro climb
The first thing Spencer Hayter plans to do when he reaches the top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa next month is whisper a prayer for his sister and mom, both of whom died of cancer.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Man gets 9 months for helping suspects in Benton City murder
A 19-year-old man will serve nine months in jail for helping two wanted men get a ride to Oregon after a Benton City slaying and keeping the victim's stolen pistol.