Stories tagged: richland
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
The 32-year-old graduated Friday from a two-year astronaut training program in Houston. She’s among the class of new astronauts who’ll be eligible for space flight as NASA sets its sights …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 1, 2020
The initial staff has arrived at the Analytical Laboratory, the first of the four major facilities at the Hanford $17 billion vitrification plant to have a Washington state permit to …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 19, 2019
Navy Lt. Kayla Barron, 32, will be among the 11 astronaut candidates graduating from spaceflight training next month. Any of those astronauts could be selected for manned missions to the …
Mon., July 8, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Richland City Council plans a workshop to discuss legalizing marijuana sales in Richland.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Several thousand people came out Tuesday night to Franklin Graham’s Decision America event at Columbia Point Park in Richland.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
A nuclear power plant in southeastern Washington shut down unexpectedly Friday.
Wed., May 16, 2018
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.