1 hr ago
Our Voice: Anti-nuclear group's case against Columbia Generating Station unconvincing
That's the case with a pair of conflicting studies on the economic effect of closing the Columbia Generating Station and replacing its output with a natural gas fired plant.
5 hrs ago
Kennewick extends pot moratorium
Kennewick Mayor Steve Young said it's important for Kennewick to implement Initiative 502 correctly.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Autopsy Results for 18 Month Old Killed By TV
The 18 month old boy killed when a TV fell on him Sunday has been identified by the Benton County Coroner as as Lyric R.O. Burrows The coroner said all signs indicate that it was an accidental death.
CREHST displaying Christmas village through Jan. 9
The CREHST Museum will feature a Christmas village exhibit from now to Jan. 9. The village is valued at $1,800.
Falling TV Kills Toddler; Child Protective Services Investigating
Child Protective Services is investigating the death of a 18-month boy in Richland who was hit by a falling television.
The Arc of Tri-Cities seeks landscaping help
Judy Westsik is executive director of The Arc of Tri-Cities, which could use a hand with their landscaping at 1455 Fowler St. in Richland.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Feds join businesswoman in suit against Hanford contractors
A Richland trucking company owner who filed suit against contractors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Southeast Washington, now has a powerful partner.
Gesa Credit Union Announces Don Miller as President and CEO
Don had been serving as the Interim President and CEO since June of 2013. "Don's broad knowledge of the financial industry and the markets Gesa serves make him the ideal candidate to lead Gesa into the future," said Board Chairman, Gregg Andrews.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Irresponsible Physicians Oppose Nuclear Energy
The Columbia Generating Station's nuclear power plant in Richland, Washington that, together with hydroelectric power, gives Washington State the lowest carbon, cleanest energy footprint in America, delivered with the lowest cost per kWhr of any state.
Pres. Obama Getting Environmental Protection Done- 70 Year Problem of 56 Million Gallons of RadWaste
On Friday, President Obama's Department of Energy announced the first of its final findings and determinations for major elements of the cleanup of WWII military radioactive waste tanks at the U.S. Department of Energy Hanford Reservation in Washington State on the Columbia River.
Pasco woman injured Sunday when car rolls off I-182
Her 1994 Lexus ES sedan was on the off-ramp when it left the roadway and rolled, according to a Washington State Patrol report.
Firefighters Offer Tips on How to Use Space Heaters Safely
NBCRightNow.com - As cooler temperatures move into the area, some people may be tempted to turn on their space heaters.
Hanford Reach site progresses toward interpretive center completion
Editor's Note: This month the Herald is featuring a series of stories on the Holiday Wish Lists of Mid-Columbia nonprofits and how you can help.
Lake City at Hanford doubleheader
Hanford High hosted Lake City on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Richland for a doubleheader.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
College credit to be Richland high school option
Richland high school students will soon be able to earn up to two years of college credit before graduating without setting foot on a college campus.
Group brings awareness to baby brain damage
Kristin Faught, a nurse at Kadlec Regional Medical Center, displays photos of her adult son, Brian, who is shaken baby survivor during Friday's press conference to raise awareness in the prevention of shaken baby syndrome.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
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Holiday Friday freebies
There are so many Friday Freebies we couldn't fit them all in the show. Here is a full list of what is going on this Saturday and Sunday for FREE around the Tri-Cities.
Richland couple collects 700 pounds of food for food bank
Robin and Jim Morris of Richland recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary and instead of gifts and cards they asked their guests to bring nonperishable food for donation to the Tri-Cities Food Bank.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Final decision made on Hanford tanks
The U.S. Department of Energy this week will issue its final decision on how to deal with the nation's biggest collection of radioactive waste.
Ice in the Yakima River near West Richland
Steve Kirk, 74, of Benton City stands on the bridge over the Yakima River Thursday to photograph the ice choked waters near West Richland.