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BFHD reports 14 new COVID-19 deaths discovered due to clerical errors

TRI-CITIES, Wash. --- According to health officials there are now 29 new positive COVID-19 cases between Benton and Franklin Counties. Benton County increased by 13 for a total of 4,780 positive COVID-19 cases; Franklin County cases increased by 16 for…

Washington baseball hit for minor recruiting violations

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s baseball program has been placed on probation for one year after the NCAA ruled the school had committed recruiting violations by paying for the travel of parents accompanying prospects on official visits, the NCAA committee on…

KSD transitions free meal service from remote to hybrid learning

KENNEWICK, Wash. --- With Kennewick School District students moving to hybrid learning in the coming weeks, the district announced new free meal distribution plans. As a reminder, students in grades K-5 will return to in-person learning two days a week…

WATCH VIDEO: Inslee-Culp Gubernatorial Debate

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- A live gubernatorial debate between Democratic incumbent Jay Inslee and Republican challenger Loren Culp aired Wednesday night at 8 o'clock on KAPP-TV in the Yakima Valley or KVEW-TV in the Mid-Columbia Basin, your local ABC affiliates. You…

COVID-19 uptick: 129 new Tri-Cities cases in three days

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Tri-Cities is experiencing a notable increase in COVID-19 cases: 129 new cases since Friday, according to the local health district. The Benton Franklin Health District reported three-day totals Monday: 82 new cases in Benton County for…

Boeing to move Washington 787 production to South Carolina

EVERETT, Wash. -- Boeing will be moving all 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina, the company announced Thursday morning. The announcement is shaking up the aviation industry in Western Washington, where massive infrastructure exists to produce the plane and Gov.…

Salmon fishing opens Saturday on lower Columbia River near Pasco

PASCO, Wash. --- Heads up fishermen, it's time to get out on the water. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife just announced that chinook and salmon fishing will open up tomorrow, Sept. 15. Washington and Oregon officials to have…