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Man pleads not guilty to killing 82-year-old woman, homeless man in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. (AP) - A 42-year-old man suspected of killing two people in Pasco has pleaded not guilty. Hector Orozco Jr. is accused of killing 39-year-old Demetrius Graves and 82-year-old Bonnie Ross on Feb. 14. Investigators say the victims, who were attacked within 10 hours of each other, suffered

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-02-22 22:19:39

Richland teen's deadly crash raising awareness of distracted driving

RICHLAND, Wash. - It has been two years since a Richland teen was killed in a distracted driving accident in eastern Oregon. Police now share the story of 19-year-old Alexxyss Therwhanger to remind young people not to look at their phones while driving. Therwhanger lived in Hermiston for a while du

YAKTRINEWS.COM - 2018-02-22 20:46:26

Home grocery delivery coming to the Tri-Cities

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Those living in the Tri-Cities who are sometimes unable to make it to the grocery store can soon have food brought to their home. A delivery service that brings groceries right to your doorstep, Instacart, is launching in Kennewick starting February 28. According to a news releas

KEPR - 2018-02-22 13:04:34

Kennewick students take a stand against gun violence

KENNEWICK, WA - Like many students across the country on Wednesday, February 21, students at Kennewick High School made their message clear: do something about gun violence. The deadly mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last week has energized students to make their voices hear

FOX41YAKIMA.COM - 2018-02-22 19:45:00

We have a winner in our Gator Giveaway

We have a winner! And she's used to it. Leah Eddie of Grandview, Washington, is the winner of the Gator Giveaway drawing sponsored by Good Fruit Grower, Wilbur-Ellis and Washington Tractor. Leah is pictured with her husband Matt and children Sarah and Logan. Leah entered the drawing last December at

GOODFRUIT.COM - 2018-02-22 20:01:02

Council directs staff to look into preserving riverfront land

A grassroots effort to conserve a piece of riverfront land north of the Umatilla River is one step closer to reaching its goal. In its role as the Pendleton Development Commission, the Pendleton City Council directed city staff to clarify the legal process of designating the land for conservation.


Hanford contractor, former mayor appealing $8 million jury verdict

Hanford contractor Mission Support Alliance and the former Kennewick mayor are appealing an $8.1 million jury verdict. Their attorneys have filed a notice of appeal to the Washington State Court of Appeals in Spokane. The appeal will cover 15 orders in the Benton County Superior Court case, ranging

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-22 19:26:00

Small apple growers disappear as industry grows

GRANDVIEW, Wash. - Concord grapes, part of his family's farm for 75 years, grow on one side of his driveway, but on the other they've been replaced with a year-old planting of the new state apple, Cosmic Crisp, which Frank Lyall sees as an investment in the future. "The Concords go to Welch's. They'

CAPITALPRESS.COM - 2018-02-22 08:42:33

Pot revenue is a big budget issue

PENDLETON, Oregon - The city of Pendleton is beginning its budget-making process for the fiscal year that begins July 1. City Manager Robb Corbett is the city's budget officer and he says one of the big questions that needs to be answered is where marijuana taxes will be spent. "I've had no less tha

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-02-22 05:00:17

EOTEC ownership agreement is ready for vote

HERMISTON, Oregon - A meeting this week between Umatilla County and city of Hermiston officials appears to have paved the way to an agreement that would see the city take sole possession of the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center. Board of Commissioners Chairman George Murdock says he's confident

MYCOLUMBIABASIN.COM - 2018-02-22 04:45:22

The elderly Pasco woman was ambushed after grocery shopping. Then she was left to die | Tri-City Herald

A career criminal is believed to have ambushed an elderly Pasco woman after she went grocery shopping, then walked away from her beaten and bloodied body while she still was alive. Hector Orozco Jr. was charged Wednesday with killing two people during a Valentine's Day crime spree. The unrelated mur

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-22 04:09:00

Watch the Airbus Project Vahana prototype autonomous air taxi take flight

Airbus recently had the first ever successful flight of its Vahana autonomous air vehicle, and now it's released video of that pivotal moment in the aircraft's development. The flight took place at the end of January in Pendleton, Oregon, when the flying, passenger-capable drone took off and hovered

TECHCRUNCH - 2018-02-22 11:55:55

Pasco man allegedly admitted fatal stabbing before fleeing to Mexico in 2010 | Tri-City Herald

One of the two suspects in the 2010 murder of a Pasco nightclub bouncer made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Adan Virgen-Ponce, who turns 37 on Wednesday, was recently extradited from Mexico and booked into the Franklin County jail. He and his nephew apparently never went home again after po


Hermiston distinguished citizens shocked, humbled by honors

This year's Distinguished Citizens Banquet featured the best of Hermiston's many sides: schools, businesses, emergency services and government. But the winners of the awards were humbled and, in some cases, shocked by the recognition. "I think there's a mistake been made here," said Man of the Year


Walden visits Ordnance, talks brewing tax cuts

Cold beer and conservation of funds - that's what Congressman Greg Walden hopes the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will accomplish for small breweries in Oregon. Walden stopped by Ordnance Brewing Company in Boardman on Wednesday to tour the facility and discuss the federal excise tax cut, passed in 2017, wh


Walden gathers opioid suggestions from Hermiston roundtable

Rep. Greg Walden was busy taking notes and asking questions at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston on Wednesday as Eastern Oregon residents on the front lines of the opioid crisis shared their ideas for change. "We're very concerned about the situation locally and nationally," Good Shepherd CE


After first burglary sentencing, Morrow County co-defendants change plea

Contributed photosAfter Daniel Faustino Arce was found guilty of robbery and burglary in Morrow County and sentenced to 13 years in prison, co-defedants Desirea Devin of Heppner and Vera Rose Smith of Warm Springs reached plea deals in the case. After being found guilty by a Morrow County jury and h


Semi, pickup wreck on Highway 395 blocks traffic in Hermiston

East Oregonian Traffic on Highway 395 at the south end of Hermiston was backed up on Monday afternoon after a collision between a semi and a pickup truck blocked both southbound lanes of traffic near the water tower. At 3 p.m., the number of people involved and the nature of their injuries have yet


TRAC floor deal will send animals outside

About 10,000 people will converge on the TRAC event center this weekend to browse the offerings of hundreds of home improvement vendors. Many may not notice what's underfoot - a dirt arena covered by a temporary floor. But this could be the last year the annual Regional Home & Garden Show is held wh

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2018-02-22 03:36:00

Umatilla County selects charter review committee

The Umatilla County Board of Commissioners selected nine people to serve on the county charter review committee. The county's home rule charter requires a committee of at least five residents to review the founding document every four years, though the last review was in 2008. County counsel Doug Ol