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Got an urge for ink? There's a tattoo convention in Kennewick for that

If you're in want of a good tattoo - or if you simply want to check out some of the best tattoo artists in the country - head to the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick this weekend. The Three Rivers Tattoo Convention runs Sept. 22-24. More than 100 artists from around the country will be on

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-21 22:08:00

Kennewick man sentenced to 5 years prison for attempted transfer of obscene material to minor

SPOKANE, WA - Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Donald Russell Tyke Wheeler, of Kennewick, Washington, was sentenced after previously having plead guilty on February 9, 2017, to attempted transfer of obscene materials to a mino

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 01:13:00

Kennewick police searching for assault suspect

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Kennewick police are looking for a man who is charged with assault. Reports said 23-year-old Ignacio Hernandez was charged with 2nd degree assault and violating a felony order after his alleged involvement in a domestic assault. Kennewick Police Department (KPD) said Hernandez als

KEPR - 2017-09-20 13:41:47

Residential Fire Becomes 2 Alarm Fire in Kennewick this morning

KENNEWICK, Wash. Firefighters were on the scene of two homes that caught fire this morning, on the 800 block of South Fruitland Street. Kennewick Fire Department and Police were the first on the scene of the fire, and the fire was upgraded to a 2 alarm fire early this morning. Firefighters from Ben

KEPR - 2017-09-19 05:18:30

What the hail?! Tri-Cities ties chill record

Hail, thunder, lightning and rain, rain, rain. The Tri-Cities saw it all Wednesday, along with tying a temperature record dating back to 1983. But don't expect any more wild weather this week, according to the National Weather Service in Pendleton. Forecasters say the Mid-Columbia will see the skie

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-21 02:45:00

Brakes on 3 axles failed before potato truck slammed transit bus

Jonathan Hollenbeck finished his classes at Kennewick High School when he boarded the Ben Franklin Transit bus to head home Tuesday afternoon. The Route 47 bus connects east and west Kennewick with a detour through the Southridge area. His stepmother, Gabby Hollenbeck, was waiting to catch the same

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-21 03:29:00

Despite council member rumors, there is no reimbursement for Richland car tab fees

RICHLAND, WA - Despite what you may have heard, low-income Richland residents won't be getting a refund for the $20 car tab fee increase to help pay for the Duportail Bridge Project and other maintenance throughout the city. It all started with this interview: "I made sure there was language in the

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-09-21 03:07:00

Power restored in West Richland neighborhood

West Richland residents in the area of Bombing Range Road and Tamarack Road lost power for about 40 minutes Thursday morning. A transformer sparked, starting a small fire at the base of a power pole, according to the Benton Rural Electric Association. The fire was quickly extinguished. Power was re

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-21 19:03:00

Tri-City things to do for Sept. 15-24

Quinn Dahle, 8-9:30 p.m., Joker's, 624 Wellsian Way, Richland. Tickets: $10. Call 509-943-1173.Dance Afternoon Ballroom Dancing, 1-3:45 p.m., Richland Community Center, 500 Amon Park Dr., Richland. $6. Dance or listen to your favorite music by the Easy Swing Dance Band. Call 509-946-5385. Open Danci

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:47:00

Memorial highway proposed to remember Freeman shooting victim

Posted: Updated: Multiple units called to Veteran's Affairs Housing in Walla WallaMultiple units called to Veteran's Affairs Housing in Walla Walla Updated: Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:47 AM EDT2017-09-20 15:47:11 GMT The latest on the police activity in Walla Walla Wednesday morning:More >> Th

NBCRIGHTNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 20:39:00

The Link Entertainment Center is once again in voters' hands

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The future of a new, expanded entertainment center in the Tri-Cities is once again in the hands of Kennewick voters. Kennewick's Public Facilities District proposed a 45-million-dollar upgrade and renovation to the Toyota and Convention Centers last year--but it failed by just a

KEPR - 2017-09-20 18:39:14

Columbia Basin College sees spike in Running Start enrollment

When classes started Monday, Columbia Basin College administrators received a surprise. While the Pasco college added 130 new students, increasing its enrollment from 6,813 to 6,951 students, the amount of Running Start students jumped by 20 percent. The class of 1,077 high school juniors and senio

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-20 02:38:00

Benton jail dispute divides county commission

The future of Benton County's 740-bed lockup hangs in the balance Tuesday as the county's elected commissioners revisit plans to remove it from the control of the county sheriff. The commission will consider a resolution establishing a new Department of Corrections to operate the jail under its supe

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 01:55:00

Woman on the loose after damaging stolen car in police chase

PASCO, Wash. - Pasco police are looking for a woman who officers chased in a stolen car. Reports said PPD officer Carlos Santiago drove after 25-year-old Sarah Ann Miller, heading westbound on Court Street around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday. Miller was reportedly driving a Taurus that belonged to an acquainta

KEPR - 2017-09-19 13:14:04

Trial accuses Hanford contractor, mayor of retaliation

Jurors heard radically different accounts of what went on at a Hanford contractor leading to the resignation of a manager who has since sued Mission Support Alliance and her boss, who also is Kennewick's mayor. Opening arguments were Friday in the civil trial that's expected to last up to two more w

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 02:41:00

Benton County votes to ban more legal pot stores

Benton County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to ban all new legal pot stores in unincorporated parts of the county. Current legal retailers - Finley's Green2Go, Prosser's Altitude and the Griffin Road area's Bakeshop - will be grandfathered in and remain free to continue operating. The pro

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-19 17:51:00

Educate, collaborate, and raise awareness: Local to Global Gala targets sex trafficking

RICHLAND, Wash - The Stolen Crown Foundation recently hosted a fundraiser in Richland to raise awareness about human sex trafficking and sex abuse, which the organization leaders said are two prominent issues in our community and around the world. The inaugural Local to Global Gala served as a platf

KEPR - 2017-09-19 18:08:59

Our Voice: The Herald recommends Kent for Richland Council

A council veteran and an Army veteran face each other in the race for Position 3 on the Richland City Council. Sandra Kent has been on the council since her appointment in 2008 and subsequent re-election. She's a lawyer, a sensible, thoughtful person and, as her history shows, someone who works fo

TRI-CITY HERALD - 2017-09-18 23:45:00

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

KDSM17.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Police report multiple burglaries at a Pasco Church

PASCO, Wash. Pasco Police are looking for suspect who used stolen keys to enter a church and rob it. A computer bag was stolen from a church employee near 10th Avenue and Yakima Street, containing keys to the building. Then last week, those keys were apparently used to enter the church. The thief s

KEPR - 2017-09-21 05:54:37