Stories tagged: Tri-Cities
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Work resumed despite recent frigid temperatures to empty an underground tank at Hanford with radioactive waste leaking between its double shells.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 8:56 p.m.
A Wisconsin mother’s search for a Christmas gift for her adopted daughter has taken an unexpected Northwest twist.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:49 a.m.
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.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
The number of Running Start students at WSU Tri-Cities nearly tripled this year.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
A small car sat in the lobby of the WSU Tri-Cities’ wine science center building. The vehicle represents what makes the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences special, said …
Sun., Sept. 4, 2016, 6:56 a.m.
A Benton City man will spend 30 years in federal prison for forcing two girls to have sex with customers at migrant labor camps and motels and keeping the earnings …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:07 a.m.
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.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
The Spokane Empire picked up a victory by a fairly comfortable margin but they were left feeling half satisfied.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 4:57 p.m.
Two teenagers have been sentenced to a combined 20 years in prison for abducting one of their great-grandmothers and driving with her in the trunk of her car for about …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 6:40 a.m.
An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:44 a.m.
Officials say six more Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers have been evaluated for chemical vapor exposure, bringing the total number to 26.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Richland officials have rejected a plan to add a public market similar to Seattle’s Pike Place to its development plans.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Officials for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are trying to determine if a second giant underground tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons is leaking, the …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
Health officials investigating a possible case of plague in the Tri-Cities say tests results have come back negative.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Spokane built a big early lead and maintained it most of the game en route to a 52-39 Indoor Football League victory over the Tri-Cities Fever on Saturday at the …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 9:52 a.m.
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.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 10:36 p.m.
Attend virtually any Spokane Empire practice and there is bound to be a dust-up: An offensive lineman mixing up it up with a defensive counterpart for a second or two …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
Ready or not, the Spokane Empire’s season opener has arrived with built-in storylines.
Sun., Nov. 22, 2015
Pending agreement could push start-up of vitrification plan out to 2039.
UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2015, 10:29 a.m.
Washington State University’s winemaking program now has an outpost in Richland.
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
From our archives, 100 years ago In a remote area north of Sandpoint, O.C. Henry entered the cabin of W.B. Mabie and was acting rowdy.
Wed., May 15, 2013, 12:55 p.m.
A baby is being treated for rabies after it was bitten by a bat that flew out of a patio umbrella on the deck of her grandparents’ Pasco home, the …
Thu., June 24, 2010, 9:11 a.m.
Chet Bauermeister, the chief of North Franklin Fire District 4 in Basin City, died Wednesday afternoon while fighting a fire.
Sun., May 9, 2010
KENNEWICK – Mondays, at 1:30 a.m., Ty Cheromiah leaves his home east of Sandpoint and drives 3 1/2 hours to his job here at Lampson International LLC. The Local 14 …
Tue., April 13, 2010, 12:05 p.m.
Washington state has filed suit to stop the federal government from permanently abandoning the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository, marking the latest clash in a long-standing dispute over where the …
Thu., April 1, 2010
A former Hanford manager and his wife are facing criminal charges for allegedly using a company credit card to spend $487,000 on personal items. Paul F. Kempf and Anita M. …
Wed., March 31, 2010, 5:38 p.m.
A former Hanford manager and his wife are facing criminal charges for allegedly using a company credit card to spend $487,000 on personal items.
Wed., Aug. 5, 2009, 4:53 p.m.
RICHLAND — An electrical fault sparked a small fire at the region’s only commercial nuclear power plant, which automatically shut itself down.
Wed., June 24, 2009, 12:54 p.m.
Diners at a restaurant in Prosser were startled Monday when a marmot wandered through the front door and settled into a corner.