Author: Neil Fischer

Yakima County libraries to open under new guidelines

YAKIMA CO., Wash. -- The Yakima Health District announced that curbside library services have been added to Yakima County's "Roadmap to Recovery." Effective immediately, libraries in the county can open as soon as they are able to comply with Phase…

Texas man dies in fatal Umatilla County motorcycle crash

UMATILLA CO., Ore. -- A fatal motorcycle crash in Umatilla County lead to the death of 69-year-old Raymond Michael Rone, authorities say. The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office says a caller came upon the Texas man pinned underneath his motorcycle on…

Dine-Out Downtown Kennewick planned for 8 weeks

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Historic Downtown Kennewick Partnership has planned an eight-week Dine-Out Downtown Kennewick environment that will start August 13. Dine-Out Downtown Kennewick closes sections of Kennewick Ave. for foot traffic…

Legends Casino Hotel set to reopen August 13

TOPPENISH, Wash. -- Legends Casino Hotel will reopen to the public August 13 at 50 percent capacity with coronavirus prevention measures in place. Before walking through the door, the business will require…

Walla Walla updates weekend plans for Main Street

WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- The plan Walla Walla organized to shut down a section of Main Street and allow businesses to expand their outdoor seating is being altered after just one weekend. Walla Walla Director of Parks and Recreation, Andy…

Hundreds line up for fair food in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The smell of fried food lingered over CG Public House Saturday evening as hundreds of cars pulled through their parking lot during the Fair Food Drive-Up Festival. The festival along Clearwater Ave. in Kennewick lasted four hours…

Benton County Voting Center open in Richland

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The Benton County Temporary Voting Center includes services such as issuing replacement ballots, availability of Accessible Voting Units for voters with disabilities, and general questions and information about the election and voting. The voting center is able…

Sunnyside man killed in tractor accident Tuesday evening

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- Benton County Coroner Bill Leach identified the farm worker killed in a tractor accident Tuesday evening as 29-year-old Carlos Guerrero-Pachuca. Leach said Guerrero-Pachuca was a resident of Sunnyside. The Benton County Sheriff's Office responded to an orchard…

Tim Eyman for Governor rally held in Richland Sunday

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Approximately 50 people rallied at Columbia Point Marina Park Sunday afternoon to show support for Tim Eyman. Eyman, a Republican from Yakima, is running for Governor in the state of Washington. He received an ovation after saying, "we're…

Walla Walla County adds new feature to emergency notifications

WALLA WALLA, Wash. -- The Walla Walla Emergency Management Department has added a feature to their emergency notifications system that allows residents to receive text alerts when something is urgent. The notifications include alerts, advisories, and community messages. Walla Walla…