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PNWU gets $8 million pledge for Yakima campus expansion

YAKIMA, Wash.  — MultiCare Health System has pledged $8 million to Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences to help improve healthcare access in medically underserved communities. “Pacific Northwest University is an important partner in ensuring communities across the Pacific Northwest…

Body found in river at Columbia Park

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Deputies with the Benton County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of a person whose body was found Friday in the Columbia River. The discovery of…

What were Washington's most popular baby names in 2020?

Officials from the United States Social Security Administration announced the most popular baby names for 2020 and you may be surprised at the results for Washington. According to information compiled by the Social Security Administration, the most popular girl's name…

WSU Tri-Cities contracts Rite Aid for vaccination clinic

TRI-CITIES, Wash. — Starting in the Fall of 2021, Washington State University will require proof of vaccination for students looking to attend in-person classes. To make the process easier for the school community, WSU Tri-Cities is hosting its second COVID-19…

Tri-Cities gets first Aerie store at Columbia Center Mall

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Aerie, a lifestyle brand focusing on intimate apparel under the umbrella of American Eagle, is now open at Columbia Center Mall. According to a press release issued by Columbia Center representatives, the Tri-Cities' first Aerie is located…

Washington children 12-15 cleared for Pfizer vaccine

After a review from a group of nationally-acclaimed scientists from the Western United States, Washington children ages 12+ are now approved for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup completed a review of federal guidelines regarding…