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Local Airman from Richland Graduates from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Steven M. Waller graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and…

Local Airman from West Richland Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Brandon M. Davis graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values,…

Public Forum Set Tonight regarding Zaepfel Stadium

The Yakima School District has a public forum set tonight to discuss the future of Zaepfel Stadium. Tonight's forum will be an opportunity for staff, parents and community members to receive information and updates on Zaepfel Stadium. The event will…

Benton City Man Gets 13 Years in Prison for Murder

A 19-year-old Benton City man is sentenced to 13 years in prison for the murder of Michael Edwards. Noel Gonzalez pled guilty to 2nd degree murder and 1st degree burglary following the September 8 th stabbing death of Michael Edwards…

Naches Valley School District Closed Today

Naches Valley School District- Due to an overnight power outage and an inability to heat the buildings, all schools will be closed today, February 6, 2014. Officials expect the outage to be corrected in order for school to remain tomorrow.

Local High School Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Here's a list of some of the local high school athletes who have signed latters of intent to compete at the next level. If you know of any other athletes let us know via our email addresses kappnews@kapptv.com and kvewnews@kvewtv.com…

Ruling Stands in 2009 Beating and Rape Case in Richland

An appellate court rules a 36-year-old man's conviction for beating and raping a Richland woman in 2009 will stand. Cody Kloepper was convicted as the assailant after the victim intially identified the wrong suspect. That was the basis of his…

Wine Convention Draws Hundreds to Kennewick

The second largest wine convention in the nation is happening right now in Kennewick. The Washington Association of Wine Grape Growers is having their annual meeting. For three days the Three River convention center will be filled with everthing and…

Welcoming Home Champions

It was a cold and brisky Wednesday afternoon in downtown Seattle, that didn't stop nearly one million seahawk fans from flooding the streets with blue and neon green. Fans have been camped out since late last night, waiting for the…

Two Rivers Correctional Institution in Umatilla Reports Inmate Death

A Two Rivers Correctional Institution (TRCI) inmate died unexpectantly Wednesday afternoon. As with all unanticipated deaths of state prison inmates, the Oregon State Police Criminal Investigation Division is conducting an investigation. At approximately 11:53 p.m. on February 4, 2014, inmate…

New K9 For The Benton County Sheriff's Department

The Benton County Sheriff's Department has a new member on its team. Egon, the german shepherd, officially has his shield.Egon has been partnered with Deputy Brett Hansen. Together they completed a ten week/400 hour training program. Egon is trained to…

Wash. House passes abortion insurance bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The House has approved a measure that would require Washington insurers offering maternity care to also cover elective abortions.House Bill 2148 passed on a 54-44 vote on Wednesday, and now heads to the Senate, where it's…

Chiawana's Singleton Chooses WSU

Chiawana High School safety and wide receiver Deion Singleton, who received multiple scholarship offers from major college football programs, opts for Washington State, where he will play safety. Below is the blurb on Singleton posted on the WSU web site:…

Benton County Sheriff's Office Swears in New Deputy

Benton County Sheriff Steve Keane read the Oath of Office to Natalie Griffin this morning, as she was sworn in as a new Deputy for the Sheriff's Office. Deputy Griffin comes to the office with three years previous law enforcement…

Kennewick Finds Land for New Fire Station

The Kennewick City Council votes unanimously to buy two properties for the building of what would be it's 5th fire station. $400,000 worth of funding was secured for the location on Kellogg St. and 10th Ave. This would be the…

Market at the Parkway Agreement Extended

The City of Richland agrees to extend the Market at the Parkway through 2016. A recent survey reflected two-thirds of businesses in the parkway want to keep the farmers market that takes place every friday from June-October. The biggest concern,…

Richland High School Cheer Squad are State Champions

The Richland High School Cheer Squad are state champions. The nine-member squad earned first place in the 4A small/medium non-tumbling division at the WIAA Washington State Cheer Championships February 1 in Seattle. This is the first year that the school…

Felony Harassment Suspect Arrested Last Night

From the Kennewick Police Department- Type of Incident Felony Harassment & Warrant ServiceLocation of Incident 2105 N. Steptoe St, Trailer #146 Date and Time of Incident 0001 HoursDefendant's Name Shelby Haddock Age 32 Summary of incident: On 02-05-14, at approximately…