Food

Tri-Cities Food Bank adjusts to ‘new normal’

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Tri-Cities Food Bank is one of the many nonprofit organizations having to adjust to a nationwide pandemic. “We’re trying to be very flexible,” said VJ Meadows, executive director of the Tri-Cities Food Bank. “This is a…

Community showed strong support at the asparagus festival

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Streets filled around CG Public House Thursday afternoon waiting to get into their drive-up asparagus festival. "Asparagus is our favorite time of the year, and we always celebrate asparagus," said Steve Simmons, Owner of CG Public House…

New Grocery Outlet opens in Richland

RICHLAND, Wash. -- Just as grocery store shelves are looking a little bare, a new supplier has opened its doors in Richland. After staff worked around the clock, Grocery Outlet was able to open their newest location at 2901 Queensgate…

Fred Meyer, QFC partner to offer special shopping hours

CINCINNATI – Fred Meyer and QFC announced that all stores will offer special hours for seniors and other high-risk customers starting Monday, March 23. From 7 a.m. until 8 a.m., every Monday through Thursday, stores will be reserved for seniors…

Girl Scouts suspending booth sales of cookies

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho are taking steps to monitor the coronavirus. They have suspended the sale of their famous cookies at booths. The cookie program normally runs from March 27 to April 19. In addition,…

COVID-19 concerns hits grocery stores

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The demand for groceries is extremely high. Shelves are bare and some families are still looking for food. Multiple stores are out of items such as bread, milk,…

Panera launching coffee subscription service

(CNN) - Panera Bread has a treat for java junkies. It's now offering a coffee subscription program for unlimited hot or iced coffee. The CEO tells USA Today the goal is to change the face of the industry. The price…