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  1. Grandview School District pays $1 million settlement to deaf studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KIMA

    A school district that blamed a hearing-impaired student for not being able to learn, has settled the resulting Federal civil rights lawsuit for $1 Million. The Grandview School District in Yakima, WA first claimed that Jos Garcia was at fault for not using effective hearing aids.


  2. Text of interview with each officer involved in Pasco police shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | KIMA

    This article includes a link to the transcript of the interviews with Ofc. Adrian Alaniz, Ofc.


  3. Hanford whistleblower settles with contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | KIMA

    A whistleblower on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has reached a settlement with the contractor who operates the site's nuclear waste tank farms. Terms of the settlement between Shelly Doss, a former environmental specialist at the tank farms, and contractor Washington River Protection Solutions were not released.


  4. Settlement reached to clean Hanford's K West BasinRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | KIMA

    An agreement has been reached to clean up the radioactive K West Basin on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site. The deal was announced Tuesday between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, which owns Hanford.


  5. Teachers vote to walk outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | KIMA

    Teachers say they are sick and tired of legislators not properly funding education and feel this is their only choice. Both the Kennewick School District and the Pasco School District wrote an open letter to families stating that while they support their teachers, a walk out would do more harm than good to students, parents, and other staff.


  6. Richland florist who refused gay wedding appeals to state Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | KIMA

    A flower shop owner in Richland who lost a lawsuit over her refusal to provide services for a same-sex wedding wants the state Supreme Court to review the case. Attorneys for Barronelle Stutzman filed the notice of appeal on Monday.


  7. Two sections of Yakima River to open for spring chinook fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | KIMA

    Two sections of the Yakima River will open to spring chinook fishing. The first area will be open daily from May 2 - June 15 and the second area will be open daily from May 9 - June 30. The first section of the river to be opened for spring chinook fishing is located at Hwy.


  8. Grandview man arrested in connection with Prosser shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | KIMA

    On March 27, 2015 at approximately 9:00 p.m. the Prosser Police Department was dispatched to a call of shots being fired in the 100 block of OIE. Upon arrival, an adult Hispanic male was located and found to have suffered from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. 1 comment

  9. Rep. Newhouse opens new office in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KIMA

    Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse announced the opening of a new congressional office location in Richland, WA to assist constituents in the 4th District. Rep. Newhouse also named district office staff and dates for office open houses open to members of the public and media in Richland and Yakima.


  10. Police withholding new information into the Montes shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KIMA

    New information on the investigation itself is not being released by Pasco Police. Our team coverage continues with Gina Lazara's attempts to learn whether Montes was armed when he was shot.


  11. Two mothers working to help others in leading cause of infant deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KIMA

    Two years and one day ago Alicia Jakeman's one-month-old son Samuel Ellis Hall Jakeman passed away from bacterial meningitis, resulting from complications with his congenital heart defect . Samuel was diagnosed with a that resulted in him missing an important valve in his heart, his pulmonary artery and aorta being swapped, and his aorta not fully forming.


  12. Hanford releases plan for dealing with vaporsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | KIMA

    A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has released a plan for dealing with the persistent problem of workers being exposed to chemical vapors while working on nuclear waste storage tanks. Hanford contains the nation's largest amount of radioactive waste, left over from the Cold War production of plutonium for nuclear weapons.


  13. Take cover order issued at HanfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KIMA

    In this Jan. 28, 2013 photo, chemical technician David Jackson, with the contractor, Advanced Technologies and Laboratories, operates a manipulator inside one of the 12 foot by 12 foot hot cells at Hanford's 222-S Laboratory as Mike Purcell supervises near Richland, Wash. The primary job for Hanford's 222-S Laboratory is to analyze samples of waste left from the past production of plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program.


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