Tri-Cities

Franklin Co. Notifies Public of Level III Sex Offender

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is notifiying the public of a level III sex offender who has changed his address. 27-year-old Bryan Reavely has relocated to the 1200 block of South 10th Avenue in Pasco. His is currently under Department…

Army Private from Pasco Graduates from Infantryman Training

Army Pvt. Sean A. Hoffman has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier…

Local Airman from Kennewick Graduates from Basic Training

Air Force Airman Kirkland R. Jeffers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and…

Large Haystack Fire Just North of Sunnyside Overnight

From the Yakima Fire Department Date: 1/8/2014 Reported By: Capt Joel ByamContact Information: joel.byam@ycfd5.org Time and Date of Alarm: 01-08-2014 01:45 HoursTime and Date of Control: 01-08-2014, 02:30 HoursIncident Address: 1400 Block of Lewandowski RoadType of Incident: Haystack FireProperty Owners:…

Walla Walla Murder Suspect Arrested in Spokane

A 17-year-old boy identified by the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office as the primary suspect in the shooting death of 20-year-old Yesica Olivos has been arrested in Spokane. Carlos Valdez now faces charges of first degree murder. An arrest warrant…

School Schedule Changes For Wednesday January 8th

School Schedule Changes For Wednesday January 8th: -Pacific NW Univ. of Health Sciences - Closed due to power outage. -Terrace Heights Elementary School is closed today due to a power outage in the Terrace Heights area. -Benton Franklin Head Start:…

Suspected Murderer Lukah Chang in Court Tomorrow

We should learn the details of what led a suspected murderer to change his plea to guilty tomorrow morning in Umatilla County. Lukah Chang was charged with attempted murder and first degree assault in the brutal attack on Karen Lange…

AG Show Features Inspirational Pink Tractor

The AG show began today at the TRAC in Pasco. The show had everything from big machinery to tiny paint swatches. Including one very pink tractor that's attracting a lot of attention. The AG show gives people involved in agriculture…

Slick Roads Cause Accidents Across County

This morning's cold snap created a stir for not only motorists, but students and travelers as well. According to the Yakima County Sheriff's Office, dispatchers received almost two dozen crash reports across the county. That includes an 11-car pileup on…

Too Much Pot?

SEATTLE (AP) -- Washington state could be facing a curious economic problem: too many pot growers. More than 2,600 applications have been submitted to produce the marijuana that will be sold at state-licensed stores when Washington's legal marijuana industry opens…

Local Airman Graduates Basic Military Training

Air Force Airman Matthew W. Forsyth graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and…

Carey Price Named to Canadian Olympic Team

Former Tri-City Americans goalie Carey Price is headed to Sochi to compete in the Winter Olympics as one of three goalies on the Canadian men's hockey team. So far this year Price has won twenty of the thirty-five games he…

School Delays/Closures for Tuesday 1/7

-- Yakima Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool, Buses on snow routes -- Granger Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late, No AM preschool Naches Sch. Dist- 2 Hours Delay -- Toppenish Sch. Dist. - 2 Hours Late,…

Funeral for My Fat

Sharee Samuels may seem like an average person. She is a graduate student at Central Washington University, who is half the person she used to be -- literally. Samuels struggled with her weight as a child. Failed diet after failed…

Man Pleads Guilty to Skateboard Assault in Pendleton

A 23-year-old man pled guilty today to second degree assault for hitting a 74-year-old woman with a skateboard in Pendelton back in October. Justin Doss will serve 21 days in jail with credit for time served, perform 240 hours of…

Olympia Street Road Closure

Beginning Monday, January 6th, construction will begin on a portion of Phase 3 of the Olympia Street reconstruction project. 27th Ave. to 36th Ave. with be closed through the end of February. People who live south of 36th Ave. will…

Overnight Armed Robbery at Kennewick Circle K

Kennewick Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K Store on West 4th Avenue. It happened last night just before Midnight. Police say the suspect displayed a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. They were able to…