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Kennewick schools to begin school year remotely due to virus

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick School Board has decided that schools will begin classes remotely in September due to the coronavirus pandemic. The board voted Wednesday to adopt two recommendations from Superintendent Traci Pierce. The first recommendation involves three learning…

Washington warns of invasive giant hornets

You might see a hornet the size of a matchbox flying around Washington this summer – and that’s got state experts buzzing about the risk to honeybees. The Asian giant hornet was first spotted in North America last year. Individual…

ODOT: I-84 back open in eastern Oregon

UPDATE (3:15 p.m.): I-84 is back open in both directions in eastern Oregon following an hours-long closure due to flooding, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. For eastbound and westbound travelers, a detour is in place around the major…