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Kittitas County approved for Phase 3 of Safe Start Plan

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- Kittitas County has been approved to move into Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Start Plan. The application was approved by Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman Tuesday. Three counties are currently in Phase…

Police close all entrances to Columbia Center Mall

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department has closed all entrances to the Columbia Center Mall Sunday night in regards to a possible protest. Kennewick Police said that mall security requested extra security for the possible protest. There are rumors…

Target practice turns into wildfire near Benton City

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- A wildfire that has spread more than 1,000 acres on Bureau of Land Management land near I-82 will continue to burn throughout the night, officials told KAPP-KVEW. Officials say the initial report is that the fire…

Kittitas County approved for Phase 2 variance

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- The Kittitas County Incident Management Team announced Wednesday that their Phase 2 variance has been approved. Tristen Lamb, Director of Kittitas County Public Health Department, received a letter from Washington State Secretary of Health, John Wiesman,…