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Air Agency advises local area on air quality

Smoke from fires burning throughout Washington and Oregon are polluting the air once again in some areas of the Tri-Cities.The WAQA, short for Washington Air Quality Advisory, closely monitors the air quality in the Evergreen State. It tells residents how…

Stage 1 burn ban in effect for Yakima County

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash. - A Stage 1 burn ban is in effect for Yakima County. All outdoor burning is band for the entire region. This indicates air…

Veteran care center is $30K closer to becoming a reality

Veterans are receiving more support Tuesday toward the opening of a new care center in La Grande Oregon. The federal government donated $30,000 towards the new Veterans Restorative Care Center (VRCC) at Hot Lake Springs.The center will provide counseling, medical…

SEL donates $150k to American Red Cross

PULLMAN, Wash. - Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories has donated $150,000 to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The company is also offering customers a price reduction, and expedited shipping, for products bound for the affected areas. "Our employees,…