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Rep. Dan Newhouse visits burned Prosser rail bridge

PROSSER, Wash. -- Rep. Dan Newhouse and officials with the Columbia Basin Railroad Co. visited the Prosser bridge that burned down during a September wildfire Thursday afternoon. On October 8, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee requested assistance from the Federal…

The Latest: Aide: Trump tests negative for virus pre-debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus ahead of Thursday night’s second and final presidential debate. Mark Meadows says…

BFHD reports new COVID-19 death since Oct. 13

TRI-CITIES, Wash. --- Local health officials just announced the first confirmed COVID-19 death in the bi-county area since Oct. 13. The individual was from Benton County. Benton and Franklin Counties now had 188 confirmed deaths. Despite this, Benton County only…

FDA approves remdesivir to treat Covid-19

The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus infection, the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, said Thursday. The drug, sold under the brand name Veklury, has been used under emergency use authorization. It is the first…

LIVE AT 5: The final 2020 presidential debate

Following a wild debate last month, President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will face each other again Thursday for the last time before the Nov. 3 General Election. Live TV coverage on KAPP-KVEW begins at 5 p.m. PST with…

ESPN: Seattle Seahawks interested in Antonio Brown

SEATTLE, Wash. -- With Antonio Brown's suspension eligible to end after Week 8, the Seattle Seahawks are now positioned to make a push to sign him, league sources told ESPN. However, other teams also have expressed interest, and Seattle and…

Friday Winter Storm for the PNW -Kristin

Happy Thursday! A winter storm will take aim at the Pacific Northwest Friday. A Winter Storm Watch is in place for the eastern slopes from Friday morning until late Friday night. Areas above 2500 feet could pick up 4 to…

Pasco School District athletics will resume on Nov. 9

PASCO, Wash. -- High school athletes in the Pasco School District can begin play starting Monday, Nov. 9. The Pasco School District announced the launch of its Return-to-Play initiative, saying in a statement, "We believe students who are involved in…