Wednesday Apr 16
Week in Photos - April 13-19, 2014
April 16, 2014 - Emergency workers from Benton Fire District 4 prepare Tuesday morning to take Lauro Santos Castellanos, 51, of Quincy to Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland after he rolled the semi-truck he was driving on the ramp to eastbound Interstate 82 from Interstate 182 near West Richland.
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Wednesday Apr 16
Blood test will be allowed at trial in fatal crash
Prosecutors will be able to use at a trial the test results of blood taken from a driver after she was involved in a fatal crash last June.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
West Richland plans clean-up Saturday
Residents of West Richland are invited to the annual West Richland Clean-Up Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Enterprise Middle School, 5200 Paradise Way.
Letter: Stray bullets cause concern in Benton City
I recently was folding clothes in my kitchen when I heard a loud pop. I thought my husband had dropped something, but I was so wrong.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Washington Policy Center
Public safety sales tax increase on ballot in Benton County
In August voters in Benton County will consider Proposition 14-5 and whether to increase the local sales tax rate by 0.3% raising approximately $9 million per year for public safety spending.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Veterans group seeks aid to repair W. Richland memorial
Cash and material donations are still needed for repairs to the veterans memorial in West Richland's Flat Top Park.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Attorneys expect to be ready for Richland vehicular homicide trial
Attorneys expect to be ready for trial April 21 in the case of a Richland woman charged with killing another motorist while driving under the influence of prescription drugs.
Gesa Credit Union opens 2 new branch offices in Pasco, Richland
The grand opening of the Pasco branch was Wednesday. It's at 7421 Sandifur Parkway and replaces a smaller retail space the credit union had outgrown.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
West Richland Home Owners Left Picking up the Pieces After Home is Destroyed in Fire
A rapid fire detroys a two-story home in West Richland last night and today, homeowners are left picking up the pieces.
Fires keep Benton County crews busy Monday
A house at 92506 N. Harrington Road was a total loss after a fire started in the attic, said Benton Fire District 4 Chief Bill Whealan.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fire Destroys Two-Story Home
The fire started at around 5'O'Clock on North Harrington Rd. in West Richland no one was home at the time the fire started, but the house is destroyed.
KEPR CBS 19
Papa John's donating to sick child with Tri-Cities connections
CITIES, Wash. -- Local Papa John's restaurants are taking part in a fundraiser to help a sick child with family in the Tri-Cities.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
West Richland hires new community and economic development director
When Ruth Swain retired from her job as Community and Economic Development Director for West Richland on March 7, city officials were concerned how to fill her shoes.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Cougar Pride Days
WSU Tri-Cities alumni Doug Hamrick of Kennewick, shovels rocks into a wheelbarrow on Friday as a part of a WSU ÐTri Cities campus beautification project while volunteering with Cougs in the Community.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Sunnyside selects new police chief
Sunnyside has its next police chief. Albert Escalera will start his new position after he passes his background check.
Letter: West Richland dogs
There have been many times when I have seen dogs just run out in the middle of a busy road in West Richland.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Most Common Costly Tax Mistakes
"The mistake people make is that in Washington we pay 6.5% sales tax but we also pay a local sales tax.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
West Richland Planning Commission seeks to fill vacancies
The commission reviews and proposes amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and makes the final recommendations to the city council on any amendments to the plan and the Land Use Code.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Letter: Free Internet
In 1992, in Richland, Pasco, Kennewick and West Richland, we started the first Internet email Free-Net -- where we provided free email to more than 4,900 people over the next five years until we partnered with the first Internet service in the area and Franklin County.