Stories tagged: Kennewick
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Hanford workers are expected to begin pumping radioactive waste from a leak-prone underground tank at Hanford for the first time in nearly two years.
Fri., April 19, 2019, 8:05 p.m.
A Pasco man has died after a crash in Kennewick April 3.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:58 a.m.
“We need a better word than ‘bong,’” said the 60ish-year-old gentleman, who seemed to enjoy coming out for Kennewick’s monthly art walk
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
The Department of Energy has awarded a Hanford contract valued at up to $152 million to a Kennewick company.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
He’s accused of sexually assaulting an animal in Columbia Park. It’s one of 2 meth-related holiday busts.
Three people were arrested by Kennewick police on Labor Day for having methamphetamine, including a man allegedly caught in a compromising position with an injured beaver.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:14 a.m.
A judge says an effort to recall a Kennewick city councilman can proceed on a single count.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
A bone-dry canyon south of Kennewick could hold the key to planting more wine grapes and other high value crops along the Columbia River. Switzler Canyon, an ancient waterway above …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Firefighters stopped the advance of an estimated 5,000-acre fire that tore through south Kennewick neighborhoods, consuming five homes and then threatening Finley.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 10:13 p.m.
After burning four to five houses in south Kennewick, a wind-driven wildfire was threatening Finley homes Saturday night. Benton County deputies were going to homes, warning them of the approaching …
Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Tuesday, Kennewick posted 23 signs in 17 high-profile spots advising people to give money to charity, not panhandlers.
Thu., June 28, 2018, 10:34 a.m.
Convicted sex offender Paul W. Rosier will stay behind bars in Kennewick until sentencing because of the length of time he is facing in federal prison.
Fri., June 22, 2018, 10:32 a.m.
A former Kennewick school superintendent accused of arranging to have sex with two teen girls at a Richland motel is expected to plead guilty next week.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 9:24 a.m.
A Kennewick homeowner had a wild — but cute — surprise waiting for him after he got home from work Monday.
Fri., June 1, 2018, 6:51 p.m.
A girl was emergency expelled and faces a police investigation after she threatened Horse Heavens Hills Middle School students and staff. Police and school officials said Friday that a “threats …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Kennewick police are trying to reunite a four-legged hitchhiker with its owner.
Tue., April 10, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
It’s been more than a year since Justin Elzinga’s sudden and untimely death. But the 20-year-old Kennewick man known for his infectious smile and loving spirit continues to do good …
Mon., April 9, 2018, 11:32 a.m.
Washington authorities say a pregnant woman went into labor as an officer was attempting to arrest her on suspicion of using drugs.
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 …
Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 7:53 p.m.
Murder charges have been filed against a woman accused of shooting her friend while they were partying.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
A husband and wife are charged with trying to lure a young Kennewick teen into a sexual relationship by giving the girl love letters, a promise ring and a cellphone.
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: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Police said the case of a man who shot a goose from a car at a Kennewick park has been given to the Benton County prosecutor for possible charges.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
A self-appointed government watchdog is pursuing theft and code of ethics charges against Kennewick Mayor Steve Young over his role in a Hanford discrimination lawsuit.
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.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
A former Washington first-grade teacher was ordered to serve 27 years in federal prison for taking pornographic photos and video of children.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
Authorities say officers arrested a Kennewick man suspected of murder after spotting his car in a motel parking lot.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The trial for a retired Kennewick school superintendent, accused of trying to meet up with two teen girls for sex, has been postponed to the end of the year.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
A Kennewick elementary school teacher has submitted his resignation, one week after his arrest for allegedly sexting with a teen girl in Walla Walla County.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Nathaniel L. Whiteman, 38, had reportedly been drinking when he climbed over the fence into the state Department of Corrections work release site in Kennewick.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
A 30-year-old man was sitting on the railroad tracks in Kennewick, Washington, when he was hit by a BNSF train. He later died from his injuries.