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Yakima police searching for suspect accused of armed robbery, shooting

YAKIMA, Wash. - Yakima Police Department are searching for a suspect accused of shooting a 63-year-old man inside a minimart in the 300 block of North 8th Street. Police say they responded to the scene at 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21st. Upon entering the store, officers were told a Hispanic

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-02-22 16:12:04

Tri-Cities Airport finally seeing new growth

PASCO, Wash.- Port of Pasco Executive Director Randy Hayden said they're working on a new master-plan for the Tri-Cities Airport. "We had a master plan and everything was accomplished very quickly," he said. Port of Pasco Economic Development Director Gary Ballew said after the convenience store and

KEPR - 2018-02-22 19:18:49

This Kennewick grad got the knockout role of 'I, Tonya'

Ricky Russert was not even a teenager when a man clubbed Nancy Kerrigan in the back of the knee. The Kennewick High graduate remembers the attack on the Olympic figure skater well, and the swirl of controversy surrounding fellow American skater Tonya Harding. "With Tonya being based out of Portland

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 02:41:00

Question, Persuade, Respond: helping those at risk for suicide

East Oregonian When in doubt, ask. That's the message those attending the QPR suicide prevention training Thursday learned. About 85 people attended one of five sessions at Good Shepherd Medical Center, where they learned how to identify signs of someone who may be at risk for suicide, and learned

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 18:49:38

New permit would allow more pollution from Boardman plant

BOARDMAN, Ore. (AP) - A natural gas-fired power plant in Boardman run by Portland General Electric would be allowed to emit more than three times more carbon monoxide and eight times more smog-causing pollution if a new permit is approved. The East Oregonian reports Thursday that PGE can emit 99 ton

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-02-22 20:09:10

Defense Secretary Mattis coming home to speak in Tri-Cities

This year's Tri-Citian of the Year will have to share the spotlight with a high-ranking keynote speaker - Richland's favorite son, Defense Secretary James Mattis. The 2018 Tri-Citian of the Year program, which honors exceptional service to the community, is still seeking nominations for your favorit

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 02:46:00

Someone stole her wheels in Pasco. Then a Good Samaritan stepped in

A Pasco Boys and Girls Club employee has a brand new set of wheels, thanks to a Good Samaritan - and a little help from Pasco police. Officers met with Jeanne Dunham-Blaker on Thursday after she finished up a shopping trip at Goodwill. They told her that someone went into her backyard and swiped her

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 02:18:00

Minivan blows through fence in Kennewick crash

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Kennewick police responded to a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon at 10th and Clearwater. A sedan was preparing to turn onto 10th Avenue when it was rear-ended by a mini van. The mini van went crashing through a fence and into someone's yard. It is unclear what caused the cras

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-02-23 01:58:40

Retirement community donates $6,000 to Safe Harbor's homeless teen program

KENNEWICK, Wash. - A local homeless teen center that relies heavily on donations received a special gift Thursday. My Friends' Place, a program of nonprofit organization Safe Harbor, was presented with a check for $6,000 from the Bonaventure retirement community in Kennewick. My Friends' Place is a

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-02-23 01:53:28

Horse makes a red light escape in Kennewick

Drivers stopped at a red light at 27th Avenue and Ely Street in Kennewick on Thursday afternoon saw an attempted escape. A horse seized on a chance to break free from its trailer when a door popped open in the middle of traffic near Heritage nursery. But he (or she) didn't get far before his owner j

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 01:24:00

Catholic Charities Housing Services continues mission of helping low-income families

SUNNYSIDE, Wash.- Rain, shine or snow, families who are part of the New Life Homes Program are working on the houses they will eventually move into. The program puts four to ten families together to help build each other's future homes. Emily Freeborn, Catholic Charities Housing Services, said this

KIMA TV - 2018-02-22 17:16:25

She's a luminary of Tri-City arts. She'll be honored Saturday

Academy of Children's Theatre's annual Heart for the Arts fundraiser is Saturday - and it's honoring a local arts luminary. Ginny Quinley, who teaches theater at Columbia Basin College and is an ACT founder and board member, will be the special guest of honor. Heart for the Arts starts at 6 p.m. Sat

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 00:48:00

Tri-City things to do for Feb. 23-Mar. 4

fri | Feb. 23Comedy Jon Stringer, 8-9:30 p.m., Joker's, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Tickets: $10. Call 509-438-7850. Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more.Dance Open Dancing Fridays, 6-9 p.m., Pasco Eagles Club, 2829 W. Sylvester St., Pasco.

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 00:55:00

Artists Jill Smith, John Clement to be featured at Richland gallery

Artists Jill Smith and John Clement will be featured in March at Gallery at the Park in Richland. Smith has spent years working in clay. She has her own studio, Clay Fox Pottery, and currently explores high fire stoneware and raku, which are two pottery firing techniques. Clement has worked in photo

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-23 00:46:00

Local boy Bounds deserving of Circuit Court seat

I appreciated the thoughtful editorial comment provided by a group of highly-successful graduates who grew up with Ryan Bounds in Eastern Oregon. Bounds, as we know, was nominated for a position on the Ninth District Court of Appeals and is being opposed by Oregon's two U. S. senators based upon com

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 16:24:33

Our view: Tips and kicks

Many Pendletonians have had the pleasure of showing off the town to visiting family and friends who immediately become smitten with the town (Because who wouldn't be?). Yet when those visitors ask you where they can pick up a little trinket to remember the town by, we're often left scratching our he

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 16:36:47

Letter: Complaints about EOTEC are off the mark

Chris Waine's recent letter to the editor is off the mark. He claims that the Umatilla County Commissioners, city of Hermiston and EOTEC board have conflicts of interest on EOTEC and the county is "bailing out" of the project. These boards all saved the county around $5 million by the county not spe

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 16:23:31

Pendleton pot shops pass OLCC test

East Oregonian Faced with an undercover test from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, Pendleton's marijuana retailers passed with flying colors. According to a press release, the OLCC sent a minor decoy to High Desert Cannabis, Kind Leaf Pendleton and Pendleton Cannabis on Jan. 24 to check whethe

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 16:07:47

Letter: Thank you, Kennewick driver, whoever you are

On Valentine's Day in the late afternoon at the rest stop on I-90 east of Cle Elum, I found that I had locked my keys in my truck after my spouse had left in our other vehicle, headed for Yakima. Wondering how I could stay warm without confining myself to the restroom itself for at least two hours,

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-22 21:45:00

Judge leaves legacy of adventure and service

Three friends met for coffee for years at the Rainbow Cafe By KATHY ANEY East Oregonian For years, Dick Courson, Bob Stangier and Richard "Doc" Johnson met for coffee at the Rainbow Cafe. They discussed politics, the weather and whatever else came up under the glow of the Rainbow's neon lights. When

EAST OREGONIAN - 2018-02-22 15:13:58