Local Politics

BCFD #1's $3 million bond to renovate stations passing

Benton Co. Fire District #1's $3 million bond on this year's ballot is passing.The bond will go towards renovating the Badger Canyon station to include living quarters so it can be staffed 24/7. It would also go towards the replacement…

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, a day dedicated to "create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities."It's held on the fourth Tuesday of September each year and was first observed in 2012. According to the National Voter Registration Day website,…

Washington state sues Trump over diverted military funding

Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson have filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration's use of Washington military project funding to pay for the border wall.