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Tri-Cities region loses 400th community member to COVID-19

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Public health officials for the bi-county region that encompasses the Tri-Cities have announced 11 more community deaths to COVID-19 complications. This brings the region past 400 community members lost to the virus during the pandemic. According to…

Long weekend carries Tri-Cities past 40,000 coronavirus cases

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Over Labor Day weekend, the bi-county region that encompasses the Tri-Cities surpassed 40,000 coronavirus cases since the pandemic began in March 2020. According to a four-day update from the Benton-Franklin Health District (BFHD) on Tuesday, Benton County…

WATCH: Gov. Inslee addresses pandemic response, 2021 legislative session

!(function(src,cb){var s=document.createElement('script');s.src=src;s.async=true;if(s.readyState){s.onreadystatechange=function(){if(s.readyState=="loaded"||s.readyState=="complete"){s.onreadystatechange=null;cb();}};}else{s.onload=function(){cb();};}document.head.appendChild(s);})('//player.invintus.com/app.js',function(){Invintus.launch({"clientID":"9375922947","eventID":"2021021271","simple":true});}); OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is set to address the press at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2021. He's expected to address the 2021 legislative session in addition to Washington state's response to the COVID-19…