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Best Inflatables for the Summer
Blowup those toys and relax in the water during the remainder of these next few Summer months.
Here are some of the best and weirdest inflatables for you and the whole family!
1. Intex Sea Turtle Ride On
 
 
For $21.50, this giant Turtle provides fun filled water entertainment for kids ages 3 and older. …
8 Creative Towels for Playing in the Water
The image of typical beach towels being boring ol’ rectangle-shaped is out! This summer, spice up your beach outfit with something else. Here are some creative beach towels that will help you be “cool.”
 
 
 
 
hi-Sun: Who knew a beach…
Best Boat Docks in the Tri-Cities
It’s boating season! Thanks to the three rivers, the Tri-Cities provides many places for boat launches and docks. Here is a map of some of the popular boat facilities in the Tri-Cities.
What I’ll Miss About Summer!! [VIDEOS]
If you're anything like me, you may feel we were cheated of the long hot summers that we're used to.  Maybe it's just my perception, but it feels like we had a shortened summer and I'm sad to see it go.
As the years pass...I try to hang on to the things I do in life that I LO…
Andy Miller Swims To Raise Money [VIDEO]
Prosecutor Andy Miller completed the six mile swim from Richland to Kennewick Thursday to raise money for My Friends Place.  A soon-to-be homeless shelter for teens.  
A boat followed Andy as he swam from the Howard Amon Park, to the Edison Street area of Columbia Park.
Rippin’ Lips On The Columbia
I had the opportunity to scratch one of my bucket list items Tuesday, with help from Atwood's N.W. Guide Service. I finally reeled in a 7 and half foot sturgeon. (it could have been 8 foot, it wasn't holding still enough to measure it) Here is how I did it.
High Water Warning – Columbia River
The Army Corps of Engineers warn boaters of high water and swift currents on the Columbia River.   
Some boat launches along the Columbia River might not be accessible.
The Bureau of Reclamation issued a warning about high water flows, debris, strong currents and very cold wat…
Underwater Search And Rescue Robot Needed [VIDEO]
Franklin County Coroner Dan Blasdel and Franklin County Sheriffs Deputy Terry Brown visited us in studio this morning to talk about the need for a Sarbot Underwater Search and Rescue Robot! Find out more about the Sarbot device  created by SeaBotix.
The response time for rescuing people fro…