Stories tagged: richland
Mon., July 8, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A new report warns that a huge facility on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state is at risk of releasing radioactive contamination into the environment the longer it remains …
Fri., June 21, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
The nuclear power plant near Richland reconnected to the grid Friday morning after shutting down for 41 days for a planned refueling and maintenance outage.
Fri., June 14, 2019
A federal judge on Thursday rejected the Trump administration’s challenge to a Washington state law that makes it easier for former workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to win workers …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 10:34 a.m.
Dave Slackman, KISS fan and assistant manager of Yoke’s Fresh Market in South Richland, was successful in getting KISS frontman Gene Simmons’ MoneyBag Soda on Yoke’s shelves, so he was …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 2:08 p.m.
A double gold medal indicates that a wine earned a gold medal by unanimous vote, meaning every judge on a panel awarded it a gold medal. At a wine competition, …
UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
An SUV, allegedly taken from Leslie Groves Park by two juvenile girls, crashed into a Richland home shortly after the vehicle went missing.
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. …