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Trump administration proposes $230M cut for Hanford

The Trump administration is proposing a $230 million cut in cleanup spending at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in fiscal 2019. The budget request released on Monday cuts $61 million from the budget for Hanford's Office of River Protection, and $169 million from the U.S. Department of Energy's Richl

TRI-CITY HERALD

Museums 101: The Scots in Oregon (Photo Diary)

The Heritage Station Museum in Pendleton, Oregon is operated by the Umatilla County Historical Society. In 1987, Pendleton's 1909 train depot was acquired to be converted to a museum. One of the museum's displays tells the story of the regions Scottish heritage. In 1899, the first Athena Caledonian

DAILY KOS - 2018-02-19 16:30:00

Car Pursuit ends with the car crashing into a building and dangling 10 feet in the air

grandview crash 2.jpg BENTON AND YAKIMA COUNTIES, Wash. A man is now behind bars, after deputies say he stole a car and crashed it into a building, where it hung over 10 feet in the air. Just after midnight yesterday, Benton County Deputies spotted a stolen car driving on County Route 12 and Griffi

KEPR - 2018-02-19 06:43:25

Primus: Adults must come together to protect children

PENDLETON, Oregon - The FBI says it failed to act on a tip about the suspected Florida school shooter's potential for violence. The violent act last week again leaves people wondering what can be done. Umatilla County District Attorney says people must join together to reach a solution. "It's sad,"

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-02-19 05:00:52

LED lighting study is requested

PENDLETON, Oregon - The Pendleton Public Works Department wants to take over the city's streetlights from Pacific Power. Director Bob Patterson says a study is needed to determine exactly how much money could be saved if the city removes all the streetlights and replaces them with LED lighting. "We

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-02-19 04:30:20

PDC to hear group supporting refuge, not development

PENDLETON, Oregon - The Pendleton Development Commission will hear a final report at 6 p.m. Tuesday from a group of citizens regarding the city's plan to sell a piece of land on the north shore of the Umatilla River for housing development. Peg Willis is one of the residents who has been involved in

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-02-19 04:45:30

Thermal Imaging Market Research, Key Players, Growth Opportunities, Outlook and Forecasts by 2022

Thermal Imaging Market research report provides Emerging Market trends, Raw Materials Analysis, Manufacturing Process, regional outlook and comprehensive analysis on different market segments. Thermal Imaging Market report evaluates key factors that affected market growth and with the help of previo

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Family and dogs safe after Sunday fire destroys home

An area family and their dogs are safe after escaping their burning home Sunday morning. Around 6 a.m. Franklin County Fire District 3 responded to a housefire on the 6300 block of Richardson Road. The house was fully engulfed when they arrived and they sent for backup from both Pasco and Walla Wall

KEPR

Umatilla County, Hermiston negotiate agreement for EOTEC split

Umatilla County has spent more than $4.8 million to create and operate the Eastern Oregon Event and Trade Center since its inception, and plans to spend almost $1.2 million more in the next five years if Hermiston takes over full control of the event center. The county's single biggest contribution

EAST OREGONIAN

11 failures of restaurant inspections, while 20 hit perfect scores

Twenty Mid-Columbia restaurants and kitchens earned perfect marks on inspections by the Benton-Franklin Health District food safety team. The star performers included 10 local schools and several establishments being reinspected after issues surfaced during prior reviews. Inspectors regularly inspe

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-19 00:18:00

Medicine engineered specifically for you? That's PNNL's goal

How disease develops and how it responds to treatment can be as different as people themselves. That knowledge is inspiring a new medical discipline, precision medicine, that relies heavily on the type of scientific expertise and resources found at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. With the fie

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-19 00:03:00

Umatilla County delays turning over full EOTEC ownership to Hermiston

HERMISTON, Oregon - The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners is delaying the finalization of turning its half-ownership of the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center to the City of Hermiston until March 12. Issues still need to be worked out before the county will sign off on the contract. "Probabl

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Early morning blaze consumes Pasco home

Residents safely escaped an early morning blaze that damaged a home in western Pasco Sunday morning. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office reported it assisted firefighters when a dramatic fire broke out in a two-story home in the 6300 block of Richardson Road in Pasco's Riverview neighborhood.. Fran

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PHOTOS: 16 vehicle crash closes westbound I-90 at Ellensburg

The Washington State Patrol has closed all lanes of westbound I-90 at Ellensburg due to a major crash involving 16 cars and three semi-trucks. Trooper Brian Moore tweeted the crash happened about 3 miles east of Cle Elum. Initial reports are that so far there are only minor injuries involved. Mot

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SWIM: Remaining Bulldogs finish fourth, sixth

GRESHAM -- On the final day of the OSAA Swimming State Championships, only two Hermiston Bulldogs were in contention for a title. Ryan Barnard and Carson Wrathall each had a chance in the 200-yard individual medley (IM) and the 100-yard freestyle, respectively. Neither, however, were able to crack

EAST OREGONIAN

Kennewick cops solve case of the missing violin

When Goodwill Industries reported a violin stolen from the nonprofit's Kennewick store, it didn't take police long to track down the thieves. They just followed the signal from the GPS tracker tucked inside the violin case. Kennewick police report they tracked the case to the 1200 block of West Four

TRI-CITY HERALD

Tri-Cities man feeds the homeless despite red tape

PASCO, Wash. -- Feeding the hungry and caring for the homeless--that's all one Tri-Cities man is trying to do. Carmel Perez said he tried to get a permit to feed the homeless a hot meal in Pasco, and was met with red tape and resistance from city officials. Perez said they told him feeding the homel

KEPR

Wind, speed contribute to offramp wreck near Richland

A semi hauling a trailer rolled over on a freeway exit near Richland on Saturday in an incident the Washington State Police blamed on a combination of speed and high winds. The patrol said driver Edgar Rodriguez, 27, of Pasco, was eastbound on Interstate 82 at Exit 102 near Richland when the vehicle

TRI-CITY HERALD

Kennewick firm hires new engineer

Eric Anderson has joined Knutzen Engineering in Kennewick and will provide structural engineering and project management support to its clients. He brings over 20 years of experience and holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering with Structural Emphasis from Washington State University. Eric Anderson has

TRI-CITY HERALD

Why your electric bill keeps rising, and what could be done about it

Bill payers in Benton and Franklin counties could see more instability in their utility rates, as the Northwest's biggest power supplier says it is at risk of losing customers as utility bills climb. The Bonneville Power Administration, which sells $3 billion of electricity in the Northwest each ye

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