21 hrs ago
Man fights for pot store in Pasco
The city council had already imposed a temporary moratorium on marijuana sales, growing and processing when he first applied in December last year to open Lucky Leaf at 404 W. Lewis St. "If it was easy, everybody would be doing it," said Morgan, 33, a lifetime Pasco resident.
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Hanford Nuclear Farm Tank Workers Restricted By Gear
After dozens of Hanford workers reported exposure to chemical vapors in just the last few months NBC Right Now was invited this week to get a an up close look at some of the tank farm safety equipment.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Exchange student presumed drowned after swimming in Columbia River
Sheriff Kendle Allen with Stevens County has confirmed that a 15-year-old male exchange student from S. Korea has not been seen since Thursday afternoon and is presumed drowned.
Police: Dispatch communication problems led to dangerous situation at Pasco standoff
Communication difficulties caused by separate dispatch systems in Franklin and Benton counties led to “very dangerous” problems for authorities at a standoff earlier this week in west Pasco, law enforcement officials said.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Police: Gas thefts spike in Kennewick
Terry DeJuan, a transit employee, estimates 20 vehicles used in a ride share program have had gas stolen out of them.
1st case of West Nile in Washington for 2014 is in Franklin County
Mosquito samples collected in Franklin County tested positive for West Nile virus.
Trial set for Connell woman accused of embezzlement
A Sept. 3 trial date has been set for a Connell businesswoman charged with embezzling at least $28,000 from a Mesa farm and a public cemetery district.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Pasco votes to draft measure to ban pot sales
The Pasco City Council voted 6-1 Monday to draft an ordinance banning recreational and medicinal marijuana sales in the city, despite objections from a man looking to set up a marijuana store downtown.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
3 arrested in Pasco altercation
Three Basin residents were arrested early Sunday after they were asked to leave a Pasco property because the homeowner didn't know them.
Franklin County Home Invasion
Detectives are still trying to find the suspects who allegedly broke into a house north of Pasco, robbed a family inside and injured one person.
Prosser retail pot shop approved
Just because the state issues a license doesn’t mean pot stores can open. The retailers have to follow local regulations as well.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
New theft charges against Connell woman serving time for embezzlement
A former Connell councilwoman already doing two years for skimming money from a Mesa farm will return to a Franklin County courtroom next week on new theft charges involving another farmer and a public cemetery district.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Franklin County votes to ban semi-truck parking
The changes were prompted after other drivers complained about parked 18-wheelers blocking their views along streets, as well as other parked cars making it difficult to pick up or drop off children safely at schools, said Public Works Director Matt Mahoney.
KEPR CBS 19
Franklin County deputies looking for five home invasion suspects
Franklin County deputies are looking for five men who stormed into a home north of Pasco and opened fire early Friday morning.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Ex-corrections officer admits to sexual contact with female inmates
A former Franklin County corrections officer could spend up to a year in jail after admitting Wednesday that he had sexual contact with two female inmates in exchange for razors and candy.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Where & How To Use Fireworks Safely
NBCRightNow.com - As we prepare to celebrate our nation's independence, officers want you to keep safety in mind.
KEPR CBS 19
More charges for former Connell mayor pro-tem
KEPR has learned a woman doing time for embezzlement is now suspected of ripping off another farm owner.
Mid-Columbia meeting agendas for June 30-July 2
Port of Benton Commission, 8:30 a.m., 3250 Port of Benton Blvd., Richland: approve contract with G2 Construction for the next phase of renovations at 3250 Port of Benton Blvd. Kennewick Irrigation District board, 9 a.m.,12 W. Kennewick Ave.: consider confirming a canal breach emergency and authorizing repairs without using bidding.
Green Power's Tri-City creditors wait for foreclosure decision
Superior Court Judge Cameron Mitchell on Monday told creditors he would issue a written decision later this week after hearing arguments about the issue.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Public money use by Pasco School District still under investigation
State officials are still investigating allegations that Pasco School District officials used public money to advocate for a voter-approved $46.8 million bond, and a conclusion isn't likely until September at the earliest.