Tri-Cities

Boeing machinists get $10,000 bonus this month

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The Puget Sound economy should get a mid-winter boost after Boeing pays bonuses to members of the Machinists union.Workers will receive a $10,000 bonus in the paychecks the week of Jan. 25.The bonus is part of…

School Delays for Thursday 1/8

-- Prosser Sch. Dist. - 2 Hour Delay - No a.m. preschool, no a.m. Lourdes, no a.m. Tri-Tech -- East Valley Sch. Dist. - Buses using snow route on North 57th Street -- Paterson Sch. Dist. - 2 hr delay…

Free English and Citizenship Classes

The citizenship and english classes at the West Side church in Richland offers english and citizenship classes for anyone at absolutely no cost. The program has been in place for 19 years and all of the classes are taught by…

Swiss Concert Flutist Playing Concert in Richland

Swiss concert flutist Carole Reuge is in town playing a one night only concert tonight in Richland at NewEdge, a growth opportunity firm in Richland. Reuge is the director of a music school for flutists in Switzerland She performs concerts…

New Building for Three Rivers Homelink Program

The Richland school board voted to build a new building for the Three Rivers Homelink program. Three Rivers Homelink enrolls about 400 students in grades kindergarten through 12th. Students learn online and in the classroom. The program leases spaces from…

Lukah Chang Pleads Guilty

Lukah Chang is sentenced to 35 years to life this morning in Umatilla County Superior Court as part of a plea deal. Chang pleaded guilty to te murder of Amy Jane Brandhagen at a Pendleton motel in 2012 and attempted…

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…