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Mobile Home Fire This Morning in Burbank

Walla Walla County firefighters are trying to determine what sparked a mobile home fire in Burbank this morning. The fire started around 8 o'clock at a mobile home on the 100 block of Cherry Street. No one was home at…

WSU TC's New Nursing Program Facility

Washington State University Tri-Cities opens its new nursing program center on Lee Blvd. in Richland. More than 100 nursing students started the new semester there yesterday. Kadlec Regional Medical Center agreed to lease the 10,000 sq. ft. facility for $1…

Kennewick's First Distillery

Kennewick's first distillery, Sands River, just opened in the heart of downtown Kennewick. Appropriately enough the vodka and gin is called Kennewick Vodka and Kennewick Gin. Kennewick vodka and gin is 90 proof and 100% local. "The label has an…

Frank Harkenrider Retiring After 50 Years

Frank Harkenrider has announced that after 50 years of service to the Hermiston comminty as mayor and a city council member he is retiring.Harkenrider told your local ABC his reason is, he's 87 years old and it was his time…

Judge Denies Bail Reduction in Vehicular Homicide Case

A Yakima County judge denies a man's request to have is bail lowered today. Heriberto Acosta requested to have his bail reduced from $100,000, however the judge denied that motion. Heriberto Acosta is charged with vehicular homicide after prosecutors say…

Walla Walla Murder Suspect Pleads Not-Guilty

The prime murder suspect in the shooting death of Yesica Olivos pleads not-guilty in court yesterday. 17 year old Carlos Valdez is charged with first degree murder and will be charged as an adult. Olivos' body was found on Frog…

Guadalupe Montejano's Arraignment Continued

The arraignment of Guadalupe Montejano has been continued until Tuesday, January 21st. Montejano is being charged with Murder in the First Degree in the death of Tamie Alane Clark Acevedo. On January 3rd Pasco police received a call that Tamie…

CBC College Night set for Tonight

The 13th annual Columbia Basin College, College Night, will be held tonight at 6 p.m. in Gjerde Center on the CBC Pasco campus. College Night is for all high school seniors and their parents to learn about college life and…

Yakima Teen is Hit by a Police Vehicle Yesterday

A Yakima teen is recovering after being hit by a Police Department vehicle. According to witnesses, the boy was attempting to cross North 6th at Jerome Avenue yesterday when he was struck by Sergeant Mike Henne. Witnesses say the teen…

Supply and Demand

Patrick Smith surveys his hop field, preparing for the planting season next month. Smith, in conjunction with many other hop growers in the Yakima Valley, helps supply nearly 80% of the nation's hops. As the number one supplier, that also…

Mariners Player Visits Students

Students at Summitview Elementary in Yakima got a special visit this afternoon. Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin spoke to kids about living a healthy and drug free lifestyle. It's part of the Seattle Mariner's baseball caravan tour, where they will…

Windy Tri Cities

Today we saw wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour. Most of the trees around town are now leaning in the direction of the wind. Ryan Hone, the owner of tree service Top Tree said it usually takes gusts…