Lower Valley

More Snow Late Wednesday into Thursday

The snow is coming to an end this morning with places picking up between 1 to 5 inches! Our focus now shifts to our next system which will be arrving late Wednesday into Thursday. It's still too far out for…

Accumulating Morning Snow

A band of heavy snow is moving through the area this morning. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the Tri-Cities, Hanford, and Prosser until 10AM this morning with 1 to 3 inches possible. A Winter Storm Warning is…

School Delays and Closures for Monday 12/12

TRI CITIES Richland Sch. Dist.: CLOSED Kennewick Sch. Dist.: CLOSED Pasco Sch Dist.: CLOSED Finley Sch. Dist.: CLOSED Touchet Sch. Dist.: CLOSED Liberty Christian School Tri-Cities: CLOSED Christ the King School and Parish: CLOSED St. Joseph's Catholic School - CLOSED…

1st Round of Snow Totals

LOCATION SNOWFALL (INCHES) 4 WSW LA PINE 8.0 9 W LA PINE 8.0 BEND 7.0 2 NW PRINEVILLE 7.0 2 WNW PRINEVILLE 5.0 WARM SPRINGS 5.0 8 NE WARM SPRINGS 4.0 9 WSW DUFUR 5.0 1 SE CITY OF THE…

School delays, closures, cancellations for Friday 12/9

Tri-Cities- Richland Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes Kennewick Sch. Dist.: 2 Hours Late. No AM Tri-Tech Skills Center, ECEAP and Keewaydin Discovery Center. No school breakfast will be served. Pasco Sch. Dist.: 2…

Ski Report: Weather and Conditions

A Winter Weather Advisory will go into effect today through tonight. Fresh poweder on the way for many of the ski resorts!

Winter Storm Thursday; Projected Snowfall

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for the entire area starting at 3pm Thursday through 7pm Friday. Heading out the door Thursday morning look for no weather impacts to your morning commute. The weather will change quickly throughout the…

Arctic Invasion; 30 Degrees Below Average

It's a frigid start on this Wednesday morning. Most spots locally in the 20s with wind chills in the teens. But, the cold blast is worse in other parts of the country! Take a look at the high temperatures across…

Leaking windows lead to black mold at Eisenhower High School

YAKIMA, Wash. - Classrooms at Eisenhower High School have black mold growing behind some of the walls, district officials have told our media partners at the Yakima Herald. Black mold can cause chronic lung illnesses and have serious health effects.…

More Snow Thursday; Accumulations Possible

Our first snowfall of the season is almost behind us, and now we are talking about the next one knocking on our doorstep for Thursday! Our next system moves up from the south Thursday morning. With the cold air already…

Morning Snow Showers; Slick Spots

As a low pressure systems heads south, wrap around snow showers will be possible through midday today. Up to 1/2 inch of additional accumulation is expected. A Winter Weather Advisory will continue until 10AM this morning for parts of the…

School Delays for Tuesday 12-6-16

SCHOOL DELAYS: Heppner Elementary, Middle school and High School on a 2 hr delay Ione SD 2 hr delay Helix SD 2 hr delay Prescott SD 2 hr delay Pendleton School District is on a 2-HOUR DELAY; there is NO…

SNOW Possible Early Next Week

Are you ready for some SNOW??? We could see our first snowfall of the season early next week! MONDAY/EARLY TUESDAY SYSTEM:A strong cold front will move into the area on Sunday with rain showers and windy conditions. Wind gusts 30…

Autopsy released in Death of kidnapped Kennewick woman

To All, On 11-22-16 an autopsy was performed on Sandra Harris at the Benton County morgue by Dr. Sigmund Menchel, a forensic pathologist from Bellevue. The Cause of Death was determined to be as a result of gunshot wound. The…

Recently kidnapped Kennewick woman found dead

At 11:48 Sunday morning the body of Sandra Harris, 69, was discovered by the Benton County Sherrif's Office off of Coffin Road and Interstate-82. Initial information was given by a citizen traveling westbound on Coffin Road, towards I-82 and observed…

Search continues for missing Pacific Crest Trail hiker

The search continues for a missing hiker on the Pacific Crest Trail who was last seen leaving the Kracker Barrel on Oct. 10.According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, a witness may have spoken to Kris Fowler, 34, on Oct.…

WARNING: Law enforcement impersonator scam, relative needs money scam

Statement from the Yakima County Sheriff's Office: The Yakima County Sheriff's Office has received numerous complaints of citizens within Yakima County receiving phone calls from persons stating that the caller works for the Yakima County Sheriff's Office and that the…

One man is dead after a shooting in Tieton

One man is dead after a shooting in Tieton. Yakima County Sheriff's deputies responded to the 700 block of Rosenkranz Rd regarding a gunshot victim. Upon arrival a 20 year old male from Tieton was deceased. Preliminary indications are that…

Kennewick man dies in crash near Patterson

A Kennewick man is dead after an accident near Patterson Tuesday morning.Daniel Thurman, 41, was driving a white 2010 Honda Insight southbound on SR-221 when he crossed the centerline. Thurman struck a silver 2014 Chevrolet Sonic driven by Caleb Culver,…

Missing 13-year-old found in Ellensburg

Ellensburg Police are reporting that Bryan Godwin, 13, has been found safe and returned to his stepmother. EPD received information that Godwin was listed as a run away from Yakima and may be in the Ellensburg area. Godwin was located…

Yakima screening rival gang members in county jail

As authorities step up the prosecution of gang members, the Yakima County jail is using segregation techniques to keep inmates safe in jail. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports officials say anywhere from 40 to 70 percent of the jail's roughly 770…

Sketch created in attempted Sunnyside abduction of 2 teenagers

The Sunnyside Police Department now has a sketch of a possible suspect in the Sept. 10 attempted abduction of two teenagers. In the continued efforts of investigating the attempted kidnapping and assault that occurred on September 10, 2016 in the…

New drug trial for Wapato man

A state appeals court has thrown out a Wapato man's 2014 drug conviction ruling that police didn't wait long enough before forcing their way into his home with a search warrant. The Yakima Herald Republic reports court documents found that…

Wapato company fined for Clean Air Act violations

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Pace International for Clean Air Act violations that occurred within the Yakama Indian Reservation.Pace, based in Wapato, makes food coatings such as vegetable waxes which are…