Tri-Cities

Benton REA donates $20k to local food banks

Prosser, Wash. -- Benton REA has teamed up with CoBank to provide $20,000 worth of food to local families. Benton REA received a $10,000 matching grant from the CoBank Sharing Success program to help provide meals through three organizations within…

Kamakin High School senior named US Presidential Scholar

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- A Kamiakin High School senior is part of the 56th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Courtjoseph Melang Saunders, a Richland resident, is one of 161 high school seniors nationwide, and…

Tri-Cities bookstore closing its doors after 46 years

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- The Bookworm is closing its doors after 46 years of business in the Tri-Cities. "Due to the ever changing COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the decision to close The Bookworm and retire from the business," the store…

Tri-Cities: COVID-19 has killed 75 people, infected 1,379

TRI-CITIES, Wash. -- The Benton-Franklin Health District says COVID-19 has killed 75 people and infected 1,379. On Tuesday, May 19, the health district reported that one more person has died of complications from virus: a Franklin County woman in her…

Police: Storm leads to flooding in downtown Connell

CONNELL, Wash. -- Police are warning the public of flooding in the downtown Connell area Monday evening. The Connell Police Department posted photos on Facebook around 5:30 p.m. of flooded roadways in the center of the town, which is located…