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POLL: Would you take a Covid booster shot if it was FDA approved?

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Kennewick Police investigating deadly shooting

KENNEWICK, Wash.– Kennewick police are investigating a possible shooting in downtown Kennewick Thursday night. Around 10 p.m. police received several reports of a shooting near 2nd and Washington. When police arrived they found the body of a man outside a…

Columbia River shoreline closed; toxic algae found

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Benton-Franklin Health District is warning the public to stay out of the water along the Columbia River shoreline in the Tri-Cities due to toxic bacteria commonly referred to as blue-green algae. BFHD posted a public notice…

POLL: Do you think the FDA should approve a 3rd Pfizer dose?

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AG Ferguson: Biden admin 'cruel' for fighting Hanford worker law

SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson sounded off Tuesday, saying the Biden administration sought to challenge Washington’s law aiding workers compensation access for sick Hanford workers: REPORT: Over 57% of Hanford workers exposed to hazards  “The Trump administration…

Washington state records over 7,000 deaths from COVID-19

Ted S. WarrenFILE – In this Friday, April 17, 2020 file photo, a health worker arrives to take a nose swab sample as part of testing for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a nursing and rehabilitation facility in Seattle. With COVID-19 on the rise again and many nursing home staffers unvaccinated, families still lack easy access to crucial Medicare immunization data…

POLL: Do you think we'll see another spike in Covid cases like last winter?

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Travel clinic offers free vaccinations in Pasco

PASCO, Wash. — Medical Teams International is running free vaccination clinics around Pasco this week. The first clinic is Tuesday, Sept. 14, running until 7 p.m. at the Old Boys and Girls Club, 333 Court Street. "Our team is coming…

Yakima teens injured in gang-related shootout

YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima police are investigating a gang-related incident Tuesday that started with a drive-by shooting and ended several blocks away with a shootout that left two teens injured. Police were called just before noon to the area near…