Events

UW-Cal football game canceled due to COVID-19 case

SEATTLE, Wash. --- Well Husky fans, you'll have to wait a little longer before seeing this year's football team in action. The season opening game is officially canceled between the Washington Huskies and the California Golden Bears due to COVID-19.…

Audition for American Idol from home starting this week

This year, because of COVID-19, "American Idol" auditions are going virtual with “Idol Across America,” a virtual nationwide search for talent. The search is underway. Each area of the country gets its own audition day. For Washington and Oregon, that…

Great Prosser Balloon Rally canceled over coronavirus concerns

PROSSER, Wash. -- This year's Great Prosser Balloon Rally has been canceled over coronavirus concerns. "In the current unsure and ever changing environment, we felt it was prudent and the safest choice to cancel the event at this time," the…

Fresh Hop Ale Festival canceled

YAKIMA, Wash. -- Another local festival falls to COVID-19. With Yakima County still a coronavirus hot spot, organizers of the Fresh Hop Ale Festival have opted to cancel the 2020 event, originally scheduled for the first Saturday in October. The…

Richland Farmers Market re-opens Friday

RICHLAND, Wash. -- The Richland Farmers Market, or Market at the Parkway, is re-opening and adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic with a few new changes. One shopper is allowed per household and you can shop for a neighbor who isn't…

NHLPA approves going forward with 24-team playoff talks

The NHL Players’ Association’s executive committee authorized moving forward in talks with the league on returning to play from the coronavirus suspension, approving 24 teams making the playoffs with other aspects still to be negotiated. The NHLPA did not provide…

Visit Tri-Cities celebrates National Travel and Tourism Week virtually

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Visit Tri-Cities continues to celebrate National Travel and Tourism week online with Facebook livestreams, prizes and virtual happy hour. Last year, tourism brought $560 million in visitor spending and supported more than 6,000 jobs in the Tri-Cities.…

Benton Franklin Humane Society joins #GivingTuesday

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving online and this year it's happening on Tuesday, May 5. With COVID-19 and the Stay-At-Home order, many fundraising events have been cancelled so it's an especially significant year to…