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Bird flu found in Western Washington

Pacific County, WA - The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) says a backyard flock in Pacific County has tested positive for pathogenic avian influenza - better known as 'bird flu.' The owners reported that their birds suddenly started getting…

Suspect arrested after body found in Kennewick home

KENNEWICK, WA - Police say they arrested a 44-year-old man in Skamania county, suspected of killing a Kennewick man in his 70s. A housekeeper found 76-year-old Clayton Wick's body in his S. Buchanan St. home on May 3rd.  Investigators say…

A new, Washington wine pass arrives in the Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- Wine lovers, rejoice! Visit Tri-Cities has released the 'Heart of the Washington Wine Country' Pass to enhance the wine-tasting experience in the community. The pass features award-wining wineries throughout the region. The wine pass, according to Visit…

Benton REA awards $52,000 to graduating seniors

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. -- Eight graduating high schooler seniors will receive a combined $52,000 from Benton REA. Benton REA said they use unclaimed ownership credits to provide scholarships to high school seniors whose parents or guardians are Benton REA members.…