Stories tagged: Richland
Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:44 p.m.
The state of Washington is asking for public input as it prepares to take a fresh look at the environmental impacts of a company that accepts, packages and treats radioactive …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
Mechanical fish developed in Richland have made their way through dams from Ice Harbor near Pasco to the Mekong River in Southeast Asia.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 9:29 p.m.
Authorities say five police officers were placed on paid administrative leave following the death of a man they were trying to arrest in southeast Washington state.
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Authorities say a 56-year-old man died after police used a Taser to stun him during his arrest following a car chase and standoff west of Richland.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
A man died and several police officers were hurt after a call to intervene in a domestic violence incident in Richland led to a violent struggle.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
The Richland City Council plans a workshop to discuss legalizing marijuana sales in Richland.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
A social-media savvy criminal is in jail after his promises to police on Facebook to turn himself in went viral.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
A group trying to legalize marijuana sales in Richland says they may take their fight to court after the city’s attorney says their initiative is not valid.
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 9:08 a.m.
Another “America’s Got Talent” competitor is coming to the Tri-Cities – and this one is bringing a herd of furry co-stars.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
More than 500 workers in the center of the Hanford nuclear reservation were ordered to take cover indoors Friday morning after steam was spotted rising from a radioactive waste storage …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
A former Spokane chef is likely to spend the next two decades in prison after admitting last week that he enticed underage girls from Houston to Las Vegas into sending …
Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Cathey’s actions on that Aug. 5 flight to Yakima put her in the spotlight Monday at an all-employee meeting for Energy Northwest in Richland.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Two Tri-City men with a history of shooting at cars and homes are accused of directing two teens to shoot a Fourth of July reveler at Howard Amon Park.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Several thousand people came out Tuesday night to Franklin Graham’s Decision America event at Columbia Point Park in Richland.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A radiologically contaminated piece of equipment left the Hanford nuclear reservation and was taken into north Richland by mistake, according to a message sent Wednesday afternoon to Hanford employees.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A Umatilla man who shot a woman in the Richland WinCo last week was legally allowed to own a gun. But that wasn’t always the case.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
The Chief Financial Officer of one of the prime contractors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has agreed to pay $124,440 to resolve allegations that he accepted more than $40,000 in …
Fri., June 8, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
Authorities say a Pasco police officer shot and killed a man who refused to release a hostage during a standoff at a Benton City home.
Wed., May 30, 2018, 7:26 p.m.
The Department of Energy’s two Hanford offices would remain separate at least through 2024 under the defense spending authorization act approved by the U.S. House.
Fri., May 18, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
A nuclear power plant in southeastern Washington shut down unexpectedly Friday.
Wed., May 16, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Researchers in Richland have done what the $17 billion vitrification plant at Hanford is intended to do – turn radioactive waste into a solid glass form.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
U.S. investigators have said that problems first identified six years ago at a Washington state plant where deadly nuclear waste would be treated continue to plague the multi-billion dollar facility.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
A federal judge in Spokane has sentenced a Pasco, Washington, man to life in prison plus 49 years after he was convicted in separate trials last fall of distribution of …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
The manager of the Richland Rite Aid allegedly targeted her own store for a robbery so she could give insider intel to her accomplices and open the safe. Tonya M. …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
The Department of Energy plans to open a new center in Richland to help ill Hanford workers and their survivors sort out their options for compensation and care.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
A Department of Energy contractor and its employee, the Kennewick mayor, are asking for a new trial after a jury awarded $8.1 million for retaliation and discrimination against a former …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 9:42 p.m.
Eight scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland have made the latest list of scientists whose research has the most influence worldwide in their fields of expertise.
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
The two teams facing off in Saturday’s State Class 4A championship football game, eventual state champ Richland and Woodinville, already were a band of brothers long before they headed to …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
An elderly Richland woman has died after becoming confused and driving her car down Columbia Point boat ramp into the frigid Columbia River.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
An Idaho man has been indicted for allegedly traveling to the Tri-Cities to have sex with a 13-year-old girl.