18 hrs ago
Retired Walla Walla Public Schools Librarian Honored
Superintendent Mick Miller recommended George based on her community service. Most of George's volunteer work has taken place at Lincoln High School, where there has never been a paid librarian position.
21 hrs ago
Female Pilots Took to the Sky Tuesday in Pasco
A cross country air race with all women pilots got off the ground Tuesday, for the most part.
Benton City man sentenced for pointing gun at Walla Walla officer
Paul Anderson, 64, was ordered Monday afternoon to serve 51 days in the Walla Walla County Jail, and was given credit for that amount he spent before being released pending the outcome of his case.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Letter: Game officials are too quick on the trigger
In regard to the article about the black bear killed in Benton City. The article states that a 1-year-old black bear was a risk to public safety.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
No jail time in Benton City baby's bathtub death
A Benton City woman who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the bathtub death of her 1-year-old daughter will not serve any jail time.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Judge decides Benton City mother will not go to jail
A Benton City mother who admitted her negligence caused the death of her one-year-old daughter last year will not spend any time in jail.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Ki-Be school district administrator allegedly sells school property on eBay
A Kiona-Benton City School District administrator has been placed on leave and could face felony charges for allegedly selling district equipment on eBay for thousands of dollars.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Precept Wine acquires Washington vineyard
Precept Wine, Seattle, purchased a Yakima Valley-area vineyard located just south of Red Mountain outside of Benton City, Wash.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
The 5K Tough Rhino Mud Run Got Runners Dirty in Benton City
Hundreds of runners went through the 5K course which included obstacles to climb, jump over, and crawl under through the course.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Claps For Graduating Fifth Graders In Richland
The kids line the main hall of the building and then clap and give high fives to the fifth graders who are moving up and graduating into middle school.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Low Level Radioactive Soil Found at Hanford's Vit Plant, Work Stopped
NBC Right Now has obtained a copy of a message Bechtel sent to workers at Hanford's Vitrification Plant after work stopped today.
Fire Engulfs Mobile Home in Benton City
Firefighters are trying to figure out what started a mobile home fire in Benton City early Wednesday morning.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Black Bear Shot in Benton City Orchard
Deputies say the 1-year-old black bear had been threatening workers in the apple orchard near Goose Ridge Vineyards in Benton City, so game wardens had to kill it and take it away.
Black bear killed in orchard in Benton City
The bear was in an apple orchard for around three hours before members of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife shot it to keep it from going into residential areas, Vineyard Manager Robert Rivera said.
Sun Jun 02, 2013
A scientist by day, and an author in the off-hours
Bob Brown has many interests -- science fiction, raising chickens, koi and goldfish, as well as playing with his dogs and writing.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Hats of the Mid-Columbia's Class of 2013
Mortarboards flew and loved ones smiled Saturday as the Mid-Columbia’s biggest weekend for high school graduations wrapped up.
Ki-Be 2013 class 'close-knit'
The salutatorian kept track of all 2,340 days between the middle of sixth grade and the moment she’d be in a cap and gown.
Thu May 30, 2013
West Richland Mayor Considering City Name Change
West Richland is a growing community and they are looking to boost economic opportunity here.
Sen. Patty Murray Discusses Sequestration Affecting Early Education
NBC Right Now taking a closer look at how sequestration is affecting early child-hood education.
Thieves Try to Steal ATV in Benton City, Owner Chases Them Down
The Benton County Sheriff's Office says two men are behind bars and one still at-large after the three tried to steal an ATV in Benton City.