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Elementary School Introduces Native American Words Into Signs
The Pendleton School District has programs for supporting families on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. State and federal grants fund programs aimed at helping kids on the reservation have good attendance. One school is trying something new to help kids be proud of their sc…
Tri-Cities Lab Confirms Existence of Black Holes
LIGO, that famous L-shaped laboratory near Hanford that confirmed the existence of gravitational waves, proving one of Einstein's theories, has discovered a THIRD black hole event (a third gravitational wave event).
If you're not familiar with the back story, the simple explanation is that …
Fewer Teens Working Summer Jobs. You Won’t Guess Why
Are Millennials lazy? We hear that all the time. Maybe you've noticed fewer teenagers working at restaurants, carwashes and construction sites. It's true that fewer teens are working summer jobs, but it's not necessarily because they're lazier than previous generations...
How to Evacuate Tri-Cities in Case of an Emergency
What would you do if all of a sudden a terrible emergency was announced and you needed to evacuate? We've seen how easy it is for 395, 182, and 82 to get backed up during high-traffic times. Here are some alternatives.
1) Pack a 72-hour kit for each vehicle...
Yakima Drive-By Suspect Apparently LOVES Washington
If you're going to be a criminal, being hard to identify is a good thing. Apparently, that doesn't matter to this Yakima suspect. 31-year-old Jonathan Vargas is wanted in connection to a drive-by in Yakima on May 22nd. If you see him, you DEFINITELY will recognize him...
14-year-old Yakima Boy Dies In Possible Gang Related Shooting
Yakima Police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy this morning.
The shooting was reported at about 11:25 a.m. at Cornell Avenue and West King Street.
Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says the 14-year-old was taken to a Yakima hospital after being shot multi…

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