23 hrs ago
Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over grant
In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, file photo, Ira Flatow, host of National Public Radio's Science Friday, speaks to a group of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists and Delta High School students at Battelle Auditorium in Richland, Wash. Federal prosecutors say the National Public Radio show "Science Friday" and host Flatow have settled civil claims that they misused money from a nearly $1 million federal grant aimed at boosting the show's reach to younger listeners.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Bicyclist Injured in Collision With Car
A bicyclist is injured in Kennewick Monday afternoon when he is hit by an individual backing his car out of his driveway on Umatilla Avenue. The bicyclist suffered what we're being told is some significant injuries, including some head trauma, and was taken to Kadlec Regional Medical center in Richland.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
GFHC: Can DNA Tell Me Who I Am?
A few weeks ago, I wrote a diary about how we used my husband's DNA to leap over the brick wall that the absence of paper trail had created. It worked because we had the DNA of other, known descendants of the same ancestors, to compare it to.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
RSD holds second boundary meeting
RICHLAND, Wash. -- Richland school board is looking for your feedback. The tenth elementary school is going up, and with it, a whole new set of rules.
Help name the new elementary school in south Richland
The Richland School District invites you to nominate names for the new elementary school which is being built near Brantingham Road and Gala Way in south Richland.
Pet Product News
Pet Store Retailer Goes on Pet Food Diet for 30 Days to Showcase its Nutrition
In mid-June, while performing that very same work at her Richland, Wa., Paws Natural Pet Emporium pet store, Dorothy Hunter became hungry. With nothing at hand, she turned to her store's product, proving once again that necessity is often the mother of invention a and interesting experiments.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Pot Businesses Could Soon Be Banned in West Richland
West Richland City Council votes 4-3 to have the City Planning Commission draw up an ordinance for the banning of recreational marijuana businesses within city limits. That ordinance, which would ban the producing, processing and selling of marijuana, will then come back to the city council for a vote.
Four decades later, workers enter site of "Atomic Man" accident
He was covered with radioactive material in 1976 when a glove box exploded. McCluskey, who was 64 at the time, lived for 11 more years and died from causes not related to the accident.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Bicyclist Injured in Collision West of Richland
A Kennewick man is airlifted to a Seattle hospital after being struck while making a u-turn on State Route 240 west of Richland. 68-year-old Dean Hicks was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center following injuries he sustained around 10:30 this morning.
Mid-Columbia STEM Network Awarded $200,000 Grant
Richland, WA The Washington State STEM Education Foundation today announced it will receive a multi-year grant totaling $200,000 from Washington STEM to help improve teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering, and math in the region and to launch the Mid-Columbia STEM Network . The Mid-Columbia STEM Network is leveraging the successful community movement that launched the STEM focused Delta High School to ensure all students have a strong STEM foundation.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Carroll: The Kennewick Man finally in full focus
A plastic casting of a controversial 9,200-year-old skull called Kennewick Man sits in the basement of archaeologist James Chatters on July 24, 1997, in Richland, Wash. Shortly before he retired a decade ago, Colorado Republican Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell sought to give Indian tribes the right to claim ancient remains simply by virtue of their being indigenous - even without evidence of a link to a current tribe.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Study Links Polar Vortex Chills to Melting Sea Ice
This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows the US side of Niagara Falls in New York beginning to thaw after the recent "polar vortex" that affected millions in the US and Canada. Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge... View Full Caption FILE - This Jan. 10, 2014 file photo shows the US side of Niagara Falls in New York beginning to thaw after the recent "polar vortex" that affected millions in the US and Canada.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
New Study posits a Link between dwindling Sea-Ice and wide-ranging Polar Vortex
It seems counter-intuitive, but it seems like these Scientists are saying heat up the Arctic air above normal -- and that "normal" polar air has to go somewhere ... [...] In the past several years, many studies have looked at the accelerated warming in the Arctic and whether it is connected to extreme weather farther south, from heatwaves to Superstorm Sandy. This Arctic-extremes connection is "cutting edge" science that is hotly debated by mainstream climate scientists, Serreze said.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
KEPR CBS 19
Kennewick joins Pasco in permanently banning pot
Pot won't be grown, processed, or sold legally in Kennewick and Pasco. So it's up to Richland to make a decision on whether pot sales will be legal anywhere in the Tri-Cities.
Group Wants to Hear from Tri-Citians on Hanford Public Risks
What do you think are the highest public risks that need to be cleaned up at Hanford? You'll have your chance to speak your piece Thursday in Richland.
Clint Didier slams Doc Hastings' endorsement of rival for Congress
Clint Didier, the fiery conservative running in a rare open race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, lashed out at the 10-term Republican incumbent Wednesday for endorsing his rival for Washington's 4th Congressional District seat.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
9 people hurt in 50-car pileup in Washington state
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Thu Aug 28, 2014
Helicopter Swoops Into Richland, Confusing Neighbors & One Specific Cancer Patient
A helicopter swooping down and scanning the nearby Yakima River with men rappelling down on lines.
Wed Aug 27, 2014