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Social Media Highlights from Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl has become more than just a football game. It's now also about the commercials, halftime show, and what people are saying on social media.More than 24.9 millions tweets were sent out during yesterday's Super Bowl, peaking at…

Kennewick Firefighters Wait Tables At PF Chang's

Kennewick firefighters were waiting tables for a good cause.All day today PF Chang's is donating 20% of its food profits to Operation Warm. Operation Warm provides 100% American made coats to kids. The firefighter Coats for Kids project raises money…

Cassidy Almquist Makes Her Way to California

The 18-year-old Kennewick girl who fell 50 feet from a swing at church camp that left her paralyzed from the waist down makes her way to California for some more physical therapy. Cassidy Almquist sported her Seahawks' gear while on…

Championship Gear Hits Local Stores

Super Bowl championship gear is starting to show up at local stores. An early shipment came into Just Sports at Columbia Center Mall just this afternoon and, as expected, the entire shipment of t-shirts are going fast. Fans we spoke…

The 12th Man Earns Some Bragging Rights

The Seahawks' fans throughout the northwest and beyond relishing not only the fact that the team won its first ever Super Bowl championhip last night, but the way the team did it in completely dominating the Broncos 43-8. Hawks' fans…

Snow Causes Highway Problems

It looks like winter finally hit the area. Nearly two inches of snow hit the Lower Valley overnight and through this morning. I drove from Richland to Yakima this morning and counted at least 6 cars that have veered off…

Fourth Kidnapping Suspect in Court

The fourth teenage suspect in a kidnapping that took place a week ago makes an appearance in Yakima County Superior Court today. Ivan Sosa is accused of helping Edwardo Diaz, Jason Anguiano and Daniel Barajas kidnap a 15 year old…

Fire Destroys Selah Home

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire that destroys a home and leaves at least one homeowner out of a place to stay. The fire happened around 7 p.m. Saturday on the 500 block of South Rushmore…

Basin City Man Held on Suspicion of Rape

A Basin City man is on a 72 hour hold, pending an investigation he allegedly raped a woman Sunday morning at a residence in Basin City. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office booked 30-year-old Fermin Tapia into the Franklin County Jail…

Bill would direct some pot taxes to mental health

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Lawmakers are considering a measure that would put some of the taxes that will potentially be gained from the state's new legal marijuana industry into mental health programs.The Senate Committee on Human Services & Corrections held…

Suspect arrested in house party stabbing in Pasco

Pasco Police arrest a 29-year-old man for allegedly stabbing another man early this morning at a house party. Officers were dispatched to Lourdes Health Center just ater 1 a.m. after a 23-year-old man arrived in a private vehicle suffering from…

Burbank Community Says Goodbye to One of Their Own

Hundreds gather in the auditorium at Columbia High School in Burbank today for a "Celebration of Life" for Hunter Conner. Conner died last weekend snowboarding at Ski Bluewood. The 8th grader was remembered all week with signs, posters, and a…

Super Bowl Talk for Football Rookies

Whether you're a football fan or not, you'll probably be watching the Super Bowl. Here's what a football rookie needs to know come Sunday's game."If I was at a Super Bowl party and I wanted to look like I knew…

Third Grade Super Bowl Party

Molly Whitney a 3rd grade teacher at Marcus Whitman Elementary in Richland said they had Seahawks day at school a few weeks ago and only a few of her students had Seahawks gear so her parents donated white shirts and…

American Legion Hosting Super Bowl Party

If you're looking for a place to watch this weekend's big game, you may want to consider seeing it alongside some local heroes. The Yakima American Legion on Fruitvale Boulevard is putting together a "Man Cave" for veterans and other…