Tri-Cities

Tri-Cities' 70th annual Art in the Park canceled

RICHLAND, Wash. -- The Tri-Cities' 70th annual Art in the Park has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event normally draws hundreds of vendors and thousands of attendees to Howard Amon Park in late July. This year's Art…

UPDATE: 85-year-old Kennewick woman found safe

UPDATE - Kennewick police say Dove has been found safe. "Patricia has been located and has been safely returned home. Thank you to everyone who helped out!" the department wrote on Facebook. PREVIOUSLY- KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Kennewick Police Department…

Pasco police chief issues statement on Floyd's killing

PASCO, Wash. -- Pasco Police Chief Ken Roske released a statement Tuesday in response to the killing of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Four Minneapolis police officers, including Chauvin, were fired in response to the incident.…

Tuesday: 47 new COVID-19 cases in Tri-Cities region

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- Health officials announced 47 new cases of COVID-19 in the Tri-Cities region Tuesday -- 21 in Benton County and 26 in Franklin County -- bringing the total to 1,785. The death toll remained at 84. Approximately 80%…

Water Follies postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The 55th annual Tri-City Water Follies planned for late July has been postponed. The hydroplane racing event had been set for July 24-26, 2020. Each year, thousands of people from across the Pacific Northwest flock to the…

Proof Gastropub coming to Pasco

PASCO, Wash. -- Proof Gastropub will be opening a second location in Pasco, the restaurant's owner announced Sunday. Owner Mike Miller said the new location will be on Burden Road near Road 68 inside the old Dickey's Barbecue Pit space.…

Target practice turns into wildfire near Benton City

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- A wildfire that has spread more than 1,000 acres on Bureau of Land Management land near I-82 will continue to burn throughout the night, officials told KAPP-KVEW. Officials say the initial report is that the fire…

Benton County leaders push to enter Phase 2

BENTON COUNTY, Wash. -- On Friday, Benton County administrators announced their intention to have the Board of County Commissioners consider applying for Benton County to be moved into Phase 2 of Gov. Jay Inslee’s Safe Start plan to reopen Washington's…