- Second tiny fuel leak found at Richland nuclear plant Updated: Nov-25-15 4:12 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A leak the size of a pinhole has been discovered in a second fuel rod at Energy Northwest's nuclear power plant near Richland.
- Kennewick stepdad suspected of abusing baby Updated: Nov-24-15 5:05 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Authorities have arrested a Kennewick man on suspicion of abusing his infant stepson.
- Jury finds Umatilla man guilty in triple-murder case Updated: Nov-23-15 8:04 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - A jury has found a Umatilla man guilty in the deaths of three Pasco people in a cornfield in August 2014.
- Small amount of Hanford radiation spread by storm Updated: Nov-20-15 11:42 am
RICHLAND, Washington - Hanford workers are searching for radioactive contamination after a Tuesday windstorm spread some radioactive particles from a waste burial ground.
- Chromium cleanup nearly finished at Columbia River site Updated: Nov-20-15 8:42 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Workers have removed about 129 tons of concentrated chromium form the soil along Washington State's Columbia River.
- Editorials from around Pennsylvania Updated: Nov-18-15 9:53 am
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- Judge to hear Hanford medical record whistleblower case Updated: Nov-17-15 5:01 am
TRI-CITIES, Washington - A judge is set to hear the case of two former Hanford information technology employees who lost their jobs after exposing problems with the way the site was keeping its electronic medical records.
- Body found in burning vehicle in Richland Updated: Nov-16-15 9:43 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - Police say a body was found inside a burning vehicle in Richland.
- WSU's new wine center on a quest for quality Updated: Nov-15-15 2:03 am
RICHLAND, Washington - Fifty years ago, when Washington State University chemist George Carter began experimenting with making wine out of Washington-grown grapes, he employed a couple of garbage buckets to do the fermentation.
- In ACT program, young actors on autism spectrum shine Updated: Nov-15-15 2:03 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Mitchell Peterson chose a slip of paper and peeked at the word scrawled across it, careful not to let anyone else see.
- Crowd gathers at Hanford B Reactor as national park created Updated: Nov-12-15 8:50 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Hundreds of people gathered Thursday inside the historic B Reactor on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to mark the creation of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park.
- Hundreds gather at Hanford's B Reactor Updated: Nov-12-15 3:53 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Hundreds of people gathered inside the historic B Reactor on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to mark the creation of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park.
- 2 accused of renting vacant homes under false pretenses Updated: Nov-12-15 8:13 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Two people have been arrested and accused of renting Kennewick vacant homes in foreclosure to others under false pretenses.
- Teens charged in great-grandmother kidnapping Updated: Nov-11-15 10:21 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - Prosecutors have charged three Washington teens in connection with the kidnapping of an elderly woman who was stuffed in the trunk of her car and driven more than 200 miles to a Walmart near Portland.
- Mid-Columbia schools stop requiring teaching degrees Updated: Nov-08-15 2:02 am
KENNEWICK, Washington - Student teacher Jenn Smith was pleasantly surprised when she learned the Richland School District planned a teacher job fair in early October.
- Hanford security guards negotiate contract Updated: Nov-06-15 10:45 am
RICHLAND, Washington - Security guards at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are working under a two-week contract extension as they seek to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement.
- Brothers plead not guilty in Pasco teen's shooting death Updated: Nov-06-15 5:01 am
TRI-CITIES, Washington - Two brothers charged with murder in the shooting death of a Pasco teen have pleaded not guilty.
- State's nuclear waste manager will retire Updated: Nov-05-15 11:01 am
RICHLAND, Washington - The manager of the Washington state Department of Ecology's Nuclear Waste Program will retire at the end of February.
- Prosser middle school locked down briefly for gun in locker Updated: Nov-04-15 6:09 pm
PROSSER, Washington - Officials say a school about 30 miles west of Richland was on lockdown for about 90 minutes after a student reported a gun on campus.
- Man shot in Pasco may have been killed by his own gun Updated: Nov-04-15 12:53 pm
PASCO, Washington - A Pasco man who was killed last month may have been shot with his own gun while giving a ride to the two alleged shooters.
- 86-year-old woman escapes car trunk after reported abduction Updated: Nov-03-15 6:07 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - Officials say an 86-year-old Washington woman escaped from a car trunk in Oregon after she was reportedly abducted by teenagers.
- Trial underway for Umatilla man accused of triple homicide Updated: Nov-03-15 3:25 pm
KENNEWICK, Washington - The trial of a man accused of fatally shooting three people in a Benton County orchard is underway, with opening statements set for Wednesday.
- New cleanup deadlines sought for central Hanford Updated: Nov-02-15 11:28 am
RICHLAND, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy and its Hanford Nuclear Reservation regulatory agencies want new legal deadlines to clean up radioactive waste in the central portion of the site.
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