Stories tagged: Richland
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.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 2:46 p.m.
The ringleader behind a nearly $900,000 theft from Zirkle Fruit Company has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for a payroll scheme.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Ever-higher temperatures are melting the ice sheets faster than projected. Sea level is rising. International efforts to reduce greenhouse gases are taking longer than expected. It’s a nightmare …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
The announcement this month that 31 Hanford workers were contaminated from a June 8 incident is raising more questions about how government agencies alert the public about the test results …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Energy Northwest has had its privileges to ship radioactive waste to a commercial disposal site on the Hanford nuclear reservation reinstated.
Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 8:53 a.m.
Richland teachers and administrators have settled on a one-year contract.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
The Department of Energy plans to step up monitoring of a Hanford tunnel storing highly radioactive waste while it studies ways to keep it from collapsing.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 8:37 a.m.
Authorities say a man and his two children were critically injured in a house fire west of Richland.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
Barronelle Stutzman is taking the discrimination case against her Richland flower shop to the U.S. Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Friends on social media have identified Richland native Dietrich Schmieman as one of the Marines who died in a devastating plane crash in Mississippi Monday that killed 16 people.