Franklin County Newswire

Franklin County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, WA.

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  1. Pasco Police Shooting Inquest Off Again, On AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel has called repeatedly for an inquest into the 2015 police shooting of farmworker Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco, Washington. Zambrano-Montes was throwing rocks in a crowded intersection when he was shot to death by three Pasco police officers.

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  2. Millennium coal terminal draws 1,000 to Washington hearingRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | SNL Financial

    ... a resolution in support of the project. A similar resolution was scheduled for consideration in neighboring Franklin County on May 18, but county officials told S&P Global Market Intelligence that it has decided to hold out on consideration until a ...

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  3. Our Voice: A wish list for this election seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... commission races, though in Benton County no one filed against either incumbent Jerome Delvin or Jim Beaver. Franklin County voters will have a choice between two candidates in each of the commission competitions there. And while we may dread the ...

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  4. Ferry food service hearing postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Journal of the San Juans

    ... is facing controversy in other parts of the country. According to a radio station report out of Ohio, the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority has ended its contract with Centerplate, because of its ties to a bribery scandal. We encourage ...

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  5. String of burglaries hit north Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    "Most burglars don't, they don't want to run into the homeowners," said detective Lee Barrow with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. "They know people work during the day, go to school during the day."

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  6. Trial opens for suspect in 2014 ambush killing, earlier shooting in PascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tri-cityherald.com

    When DeShawn I. Anderson shot up a car full of four men because he believed they had laughed at him earlier that night, it started a domino effect of violent acts, a Franklin County prosecutor said Monday. More than two weeks later, it ended with the death of a 22-year-old Pasco man for no other reason than his gang affiliation, Deputy Prosecutor Maureen Astley told jurors.

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  7. Presidential primary ballots due TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... as of Monday afternoon. That represents a turnout of about 30 percent of the 101,000 registered voters. In Franklin County, 24 percent of the county's 31,730 registered voters had returned ballots as of Friday. Officials expect the final tally to go ...

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  8. Washington sheriffs, police chiefs meeting in Kennewick this week - Mon, 23 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... WASPC." Former Benton County Sheriff Pete Harrison was president in WASPC's second year, 1963-64, and former Franklin County Sheriff Richard Lathim held the position in 2007-08. The conference agenda has sessions on fingerprinting at arrest, ...

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  9. Archaeologist: Site of Bear River Massacre pinpointedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... maps and modern technology helped determine the previous river channel. Reid said the massacre site is in Franklin County near Preston. It's within a 718-acre area designated by the National Park Service in 1990. Reid said the task of identifying ...

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  10. Man wanted for assaults and other charges on the run in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A man wanted on a warrant and in connection to recent charges of assault, burglary, robbery and at least two vehicle thefts is on the run in Franklin County. Aaron James Hogan, 37, was reportedly seen fleeing early this morning from a white Dodge Ram crew cab truck with "Lotto's Bullpen" emblazoned on the sides abandoned in the rail yard near the intersection of Foster Wells Road and Railroad Avenue in northeast Pasco, a release said.

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  11. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | KNDO

    ... a two car accident around 7:20 p.m. Sunday. For over seven years, Jeff Miller has been a reserve deputy for Franklin County. He volunteers his time on the weekends and works a completely separate job during the week. Unlike a sheriff's deputy, ...

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  12. Footage of haystack fire in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Former New York Gov. George Pataki spoke about the power of free markets to solve economic challenges at the Washington Policy Center's Solutions Summit Wednesday at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick. Brandilyn Woods talks about how her 16-year-old son Jake has been recovering from lead poising.

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  13. Burglaries continue in north Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Burglaries continue to be reported in northern Franklin County, with most of them occurring between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m., says the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Suspects seem to be looking for unsecured doors and windows in homes and outbuildings, apparently after checking to see if residents are at home.

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  14. Candidate field grows as filing week advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Filing week is May 16 to 20 for a variety of posts in Washington state and on the Benton and Franklin county commissions. Rep. Brad Klippert, a Kennewick Republican, filed for reelection to Position 1 representing the 8th Legislative District.

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  15. Franklin County may endorse Columbia River coal exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The Franklin County Commission could join a small but growing list of Tri-City agencies that have endorsed plans for a major Columbia River coal export terminal at Longview. Chairman Rick Miller confirmed Tuesday he intends to ask his fellow commissioners to take a position on the Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview plan when it meets at 9 a.m. May 18, at the Franklin County Courthouse, 1016 N. Fourth Ave. Miller expects support for the project being billed as an investment in upgrading export infrastructure not just for coal but for agricultural products as well.

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  16. Free clinic for legal advice planned May 19 in KennewickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    A free clinic is being offered May 19, with at least 13 Tri-City lawyers volunteering their time for the three-hour event. Barb Otte, executive director of the Benton Franklin Legal Aid Society, said the Washington State Access to Justice board is "finding that in the rural areas, especially in Eastern Washington, the gap is huge still for low-income clients to get the help they need in court." 1 comment

  17. More Tri-City income going to rentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 13 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... is most pronounced in Benton County, where 53.1 percent of renters pay more than 30 percent on rent. For Franklin County, the rate is 42.1 percent. Low vacancy rates for the Tri-City apartment market have helped drive rents and new construction. ...

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  18. Attorneys seek new trial after Kyle Flack convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | OttawaHerald.com

    Stephen Hunting, Franklin County attorney, said Thursday afternoon he will respond to the Flack defense's request for a new trial, according to a recently filed motion in Franklin County District Court.

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  19. Trends: Home ownership rates falling for lower-income Tri-City householdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | Tri-cityherald.com

    The latest statistic from Benton-Franklin Trends highlights a disturbing trend: Home ownership is rising among lower-income households across the state and nation, but not here. The home ownership rate of households earning between 30 percent and 60 percent of the median area income in Benton and Franklin counties was 45.3 percent in 2014.

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  20. Police investigate sexual abuse case involving Pasco motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... forced their teenage daugther to engage in sexual intercourse with both of them. "We are working with the Franklin County Prosecutors Office and investigating the crime making sure our witnesses all evidence is being looked into fully," says ...

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