2019 was a record year for Tri-Cities Airport

Pasco, WA – Passenger numbers at Tri-Cities Airport (PSC) reached an all-time high in 2019. A total of 870,890 people traveled through the airport last year, nearly 86,000 more than in 2018. 2018 was previously the airport’s busiest year on…

Gucci's Michele marks 5 years of challenging masculine codes

MILAN (AP) — If any one designer can take credit for revolutionizing menswear, it is Gucci’s Alessandro Michele, who made his runway debut as creative director five years ago with a menswear collection that challenged masculine codes.

Sex tech from female-led startups at CES gadget show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sex tech will grace the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week after organizers endured scorn for revoking an innovation award to a sex device company led by a female founder.

Gardening trends for 2020? Think unconventional, sustainable

Gardeners in 2020 will veer from the beaten path, opting for unconventional varieties and eco-conscious surroundings, according to a plant trends study by horticulturalists with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).

California officials sue billionaire over access to beach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California officials are suing a billionaire who has been fighting for more than a decade to keep a secluded beach to himself, a move designed to ensure that the public always has access to the scenic stretch of sand.

9 essential gadgets worth the real estate in your kitchen

I love a shiny new kitchen object as much as the next cook, and at times my kitchen has resembled a kitchen specialty store. But if you have a small kitchen, counter space and cabinet storage are at a premium.

What to do with that leftover bubbly? Some ideas

From early December through Jan. 1 (or beyond, depending on how fervently you hang on to the holidays), the pop of a Champagne or sparkling wine cork is a welcome and frequent sound. Fizzy wine is just the most festive of drinks, whether sipped straight up in a flute or mixed into cocktails. And many a New Year’s toast would feel incomplete without a glass of bubbles.

Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees in her parents’ backyard and spend an afternoon there with an apple and a book.

New Year's Eve events around the region

Here's a look at New Year's Eve events happening around our region. First Night Tri-Cities  Celebrate New Year's Eve with the kids at Gesa Carousel of Dreams. Knockerball Tri-Cities will be there along with a magician, hypnotist, BigTop the clown…

Carmine's Italian Restaurant closes its doors this weekend

Carmine's Italian Restaurant will be closing its doors on Saturday, after over a decade of serving the Kennewick community. According to their website, Joyce and Carmine, the owners, opened the restaurant in 2008, inspired by Sunday family dinner. The family…