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Tuesday, February 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Congressional delegation urges Trump to fund Hanford work

The entire congressional delegation from Washington is asking President-elect Donald Trump to make environmental cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation a priority. Hanford for years made plutonium for nuclear weapons, …

Washington nuclear power plant sets generation record

A Washington nuclear power plant has set a record for annual generation despite two unexpected outages in 2016.

Richland nuclear plant reconnects to the grid

Energy Northwest reconnected its 1,190-megawatt Columbia Generating Station to the Northwest Power grid late Saturday night, five days after an equipment malfunction caused an unplanned shutdown.

Christmas gift leads to finding adopted daughter’s Richland twin

A Wisconsin mother’s search for a Christmas gift for her adopted daughter has taken an unexpected Northwest twist.

Richland nuclear plant barred from shipping waste after incident

Energy Northwest is temporarily barred from sending waste to a commercial disposal site at Hanford after a shipment in November had more radioactivity than reported.

Feds begin special inspection of Richland nuclear plant

Federal regulators will begin inspecting the Columbia Generating Station after the nuclear plant shipped waste that had higher radioactivity than was reported.

Camas, Archbishop Murphy, Royal win state football titles

Jack Colletto scored on a 34-yard keeper with 2 minutes, 39 seconds left in the fourth quarter to seal Camas’ 24-14 victory over Richland in the State 4A football championship …

Hanford vapor lawsuit may be delayed again

The state of Washington and other plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed over Hanford chemical vapor protection have asked that the trial be delayed five months.

Gen. James Mattis, Trump’s possible defense chief, fulfills jury duty in Kennewick

Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, under consideration by President-elect Donald Trump for a Cabinet position, still found time to appear in a Kennewick courtroom for jury duty this week.

Richland ends Central Valley’s season in 37-0 shutout

Richland shrugged off what coach Mike Neidhold thought was a sluggish offensive game, but the Bombers’ defense was more than up for the task as it blanked Central Valley 37-0 …

Pick 6: Sam Adams puts Greg Lee in a deeper hole

I have no hope for a comeback unless it starts this week.

Times, sites and dates set for play-in, crossover football games

Times have been set for 4A and 3A play-in football games while sites and matchups have been announced for nonleague crossover games.

G-Prep Cash(es) in, tops CV 28-19 for GSL title

Chase Cash came up with two interceptions – his fifth and sixth – as the defending State 4A champion Bullpups defended their Greater Spokane League championship with a 28-19 win …

Convicted killer loses appeal in 2013 shooting of Richland friend

A Richland man who helped kill his friend on the Fourth of July in 2013 tried to get his conviction reversed by claiming his lawyer was ineffective.

Officials defend plans to move some Hanford workers

Plans to move about 350 Department of Energy and other employees out of the Richland Federal Building are not intended to save federal dollars.

Hanford Nuclear Reservation work stoppage continues

A rare work stoppage continued Tuesday by Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers who contend that radioactive wastes left from nuclear weapons production are making them sick.

Cleaning up Hanford radioactive waste spill to take 7 years

The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing a seven-year plan to clean up a radioactive waste spill under a building on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Richland’s French fry plant to get $200 million expansion

ConAgra Foods Inc. has announced plans to build a second French fry processing line at its manufacturing campus in Richland that will open in fall 2017.

WSU regents to consider tuition cut

An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.

Six more Hanford workers evaluated for vapor exposure

Officials say six more Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers have been evaluated for chemical vapor exposure, bringing the total number to 26.

Richland rejects plans for Pike Place-inspired market

Richland officials have rejected a plan to add a public market similar to Seattle’s Pike Place to its development plans.

Corps determines Kennewick Man is Native American

The ancient skeleton known as Kennewick Man is related to modern Native American tribes, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday, opening the process for returning to a tribe …

Hanford workers pump leaked waste back into tank

Workers have succeeded in their first attempt to remove leaked waste from between the shells of the oldest double-shell tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Idaho listed as possible site for nuclear waste storage

The U.S. Department of Energy lists the Idaho National Laboratory as a possible site for storing about 1,300 dump truck loads of low level radioactive waste.

Nuclear power plant near Richland resumes operations

The state’s only nuclear power plant has resumed generating electricity after suffering an unplanned shutdown on Monday.

Henrikson defense attacks witness credibility, moves for acquittal

The defense’s first witness in the murder-for-hire trial of James Henrikson offered a different account of the killing of Kristopher “K.C.” Clarke than the one told by his supposed killer, …

Mother of missing son wants to face Henrikson as murder-for-hire trial begins

Jill Williams posted her suspicions about James Henrikson to Facebook in 2012. That decision led to bankruptcy and difficulty in attending a Richland trial this week, where Henrikson will face …

Gonzaga Prep benefits from Evan Weaver’s improved maturity

Gonzaga Prep football coaches always knew Evan Weaver had the physical abilities to be as good as he wanted to be.

Pick 6: It’s down to three teams

I’ve gone in the tank. Maybe I should first give credit where credit is due. Sam Adams has done something I haven’t done this year – he’s had back-to-back perfect …

Richland knocks out Lewis and Clark in 4A play-in game

Richland played solid on both sides of the ball to turn back the Lewis and Clark Tigers 42-20 in a 4A play-in game Friday at Fran Rish Stadium.