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New PNNL Device Can Quickly Alert Police if Gunshots Detected
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland has developed a small device that could make the difference between life and death if a shooter again opens fire in a public building.
PNNL Chief engineer Jim Skorpik says the idea surfaced after the Sandy Hook school massacre in 2012 that left six ad…
WSU Says Christmas Music Bombardment Can Damage Mental Health
A study by Washington State University found that listening to too much Christmas music can damage your mental health.
Holiday music on constant replay can be mentally draining for employees working in shops, but it's worth the anguish for business owners, who say holiday music puts shoppers in …
Drunk Prosser Man Takes Starbucks Drive-Thru Sign Literally!
I don't think this is what Starbucks had in mind when they opened their drive-thru locations. Late Sunday night, officers responded to a DUI accident in Prosser. A 19-year-old drove his truck in to a Starbucks drive-thru sign. Apparently, he had lost control of his truck and BAM...
Events to Keep Your Family Happy This Thanksgiving Week!
Thanksgiving is a great time for family bonding. It's also a time when family bonding can get, well, too damn much! If you need a break from the family, there is PLENTY to do this week in the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas. And hey, if you and your family actually get along, these are activit…
Middle School Kids Evacuated to Gym by Fire Alarm
Students at Leona Marshall Libby Middle School in West Richland are safe after a fire alarm went off this morning.
Staff evacuated the school and the kids were moved to the gym, according to Benton County Fire District 4.
Firefighters searched the school and found a light smoke, but no fire...

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