Holidays

Help a local student get their ‘winter wish'

Students at Delta High School are helping their classmates get their "winter wish" this holiday season, but they need help from the community.The Winter Wishes program allows students to anonymously wish for the needs of their peers. The student club,…

Kennewick Costco No. 1 in country for pumpkin pie sales

Thanksgiving is just one week away and bakers at the Costco in Kennewick are working around the clock to make sure they are meeting the area's high demand for pies. The store is the #1 in the country again for…

Washington State Parks offers free admission this Sunday

In honor of the National Park Service's 103rd anniversary, admission to Washington state parks is free of charge on Aug. 25. On that day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the act that created the National Park Service.  

Six people treated for fireworks-related injuries in Tri-Cities

Six people were treated for fireworks-related injuries in the Tri-Cities over the holiday weekend. Kadlec spokesperson Jim Hall said both the Richland and Kennewick emergency rooms treated four adult patients for minor injuries from fireworks. At Trios, hospital officials say…

Firework sales start Friday: What you need to know before you buy

Fourth of July is a week away, and fireworks will be up for sale starting this Friday.Fireworks sales are allowed to begin statewide at noon and will end July 5. In the Tri-Cities, fireworks regulations vary between individual cities. Currently,…

WSU researchers investigating science behind wine and chocolate

While thousands of people enjoy wine and chocolate this Valentine's Day, some researchers are looking deeper into the dishes.Professors at WSU's Pullman and Tri-Cities campuses have been studying the science behind wine and chocolate. The two actually share similar characteristics,…