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Girl Scouts celebrating 106 years, cookie sales beginning

There have been so many jokes, especially in recent years on social media pages, about trying to avoid "The Dealer" and making light of one of the greatest cookie fundraising efforts. Of course, you see them, for a four-week…

The best kept secret just miles away

College Place is a small true American city, nestled 40 miles east of the Tri-Cities and, all in all, a blip on the radar of many as they bypass the sleepy home of Walla Walla University headed into Walla Walla.…

Idaho high school bans backpacks

Students at Caldwell High School in Idaho will no longer be able to use backpacks to carry their books, binders and other class supplies. According to a statement posted on the Facebook page Monday, "all students will be assigned a…

Chaka Khan to perform at Benton Franklin Fair

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo announced Monday that Chaka Khan will perform at the rodeo on August 22nd.The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo released the following statement:Chaka Khan is one of the world's most gifted and celebrated musicians. With…

Three students arrested following threats to Grandview High School

Three students at Grandview High School have been arrested following threats toward the school, this according to the Grandview School District's Facebook Page on Sunday night. On Friday, February 23, several students overheard a conversation that allegedly involved a threat…

SCHOOL DELAYS THURSDAY 2/22

Highland School District 2 hour delay, no AM preschoolEPIC / Head Start: AM classes in Tieton are canceled.

Pasco Police, K-9 unit and SWAT serving search warrant at Pasco home

Pasco Police Department, K-9 Units, Tri City SWAT and Drug Task Force are serving a search warrant at a residence on 12th Avenue and Nixon Street in Pasco.Police have blocked off 12th Street and Sylvester Street.This is a developing story.

SCHOOL DELAYS WEDNESDAY 2/21

Yakima-area School Districts:Grandview Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours LateHighland Sch. Dist.: 1 Hour Late, No AM preschoolWest Valley Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool. No EARLY STARTEPIC/Head Start: All AM ECEAP classes at EPIC Place, OIC, East Valley, Ahtanum:…

Pendleton Round-Up history on display tonight

The 108th Pendleton Round-Up may be 203 days away on the calendar, but it's never too far from the hearts, minds and blood of the people that make it happen every single year. And while the calendar might say February,…

Hidden dangers and a new life saving app coming soon

This morning on Good Morning Northwest, I'll be with Ben Shearer of the Pasco Fire Department talking about various topics that directly impact you. Carbon Monoxide Poisoning As the winter continues and people find ways to keep warm, there is…

Fire breaks out at Richland home, cause under investigation

RICHLAND, Wash. - Fire crews are investigating what started an early mornign house fore in the 100 block of High Meadows Drive. Fire officials said the fire broke out around 6:00 a.m. and it started outside on the backside of…

Police identify car prowler, but can't find him

COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. - Police have identified the man suspected in connection to a string of car prowls in the city of College Place. They now need your help finding him. Over the weekend a residential security camera captured the…

SCHOOL DELAYS 2/14

North Franklin Sch. Dist. - 2 Hour delay Othello Sch. Dist. - 2 Hour delay Kahlotus School Dist.: CLOSED

Snow, rain moving it's way in for morning commute

As the first real threat of winter moves through our area this morning, what are the roads looking like? The snow began falling around 2:45 this morning and has quickly changed over to a wintry mix and rain, but that…

So, what's a King Cake anyways?

Where there's a party, there's most likely a cake and for the biggest party held every year in the French Quarter in Louisiana, it's only fitting to have the grandest cake of them all: King Cake. But, for those unfamiliar,…

Passenger dies from Friday head-on crash

The passenger in an already fatal head-on accident in Whitman County has now died.Washington State Patrol reports Spokane Valley resident 32-year-old Javier Torres-Rios succumbed to his critical injuries at Sacred Heart Medical Center.Torres-Rios was riding in the passenger seat of…

National Random Acts of Kindness Week starts today

National Random Acts of Kindness Day is observed every February 17 and has grown in popularity every year and is celebrated by individuals, groups and organizations to encourage acts of kindness. The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation celebrates "Random Acts…

KPD to swear in newest officer today

The Kennewick Police Department is swearing in their newest officer this morning at 10:30 AM. Police Chief Ken Hohenberg will swear in Jesus Contreras at the Kennewick Police Station, 211 West 6th Avenue.

Capturing the Super Blue Blood Moon

If you have the opportunity to get outside and see one of the rarest events ever, you have a chance to do that Wednesday morning when three lunar events will take place simultaneously - a super moon, blue moon and…

7.9 quake off Alaska spurs tsunami watch along West Coast

A tsunami alert has been issued after an 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the southern Alaska coast.The earthquake struck 175 miles southeast of Kodiak, Alaska at 1:32 a.m. PST, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake had a depth…

Driver arrested in DUI crash, passenger airlifted Harborview

COLLEGE PLACE, Wash. - A man is behind bars and another man has been airlifted after crashing into a large boulder.The crash happened around 2:00 a.m. Police said the 21-year-old driver was headed east on Whitman near Myra when he…

UPDATE: Snoqualmie Pass reopens, chains required in both directions

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - Snoqualmie Pass reopens after the eastbound lanes were closed this morning due to multiple spin outs and collisions.Chains are required on all vehicles, in both directions over Snoqualmie Pass, except all wheel drive and oversize vehicles…