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White Pass could reopen Monday evening, WSDOT says

NACHES, Wash. -- A highway connecting eastern Washington to the Cascades and the Westside seemed on track for possible reopening Monday, nearly a week after a wildfire shut it down. The Washington State Department of Transportation said early Monday…

Tree on power line apparent start for Malden fire

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A tree that made contact with a power line apparently started a wildfire that burned dozens of homes in eastern Washington, according to a utility company. The fire burned the vast majority of homes in Malden…

Driver crashes into WIC office in Basin City

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Wash. - Deputies are looking for a driver who plowed into a WIC office in Basin City. According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, sometime Sunday night or early Monday morning the driver crashed into the front of…

West Richland Roasters temporarily closes after fire

WEST RICHLAND, Wash. -- Roasters Coffee in West Richland is temporarily closed after a fire caused minor damages Friday night. Benton County Fire District 4 responded to Roasters off of W. Van Giesen St. near 40th Ave. around 11:00 p.m.…

Hazardous air quality moves out of Tri-Cities

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The hazardous air quality that lingered over much of the region the last week has moved out and cleared the way for blue skies on Saturday. The air quality index in the Tri-Cities is in the 30's…