West Richland PD and other officials are praising the teamwork of Benton County and other fire crews, for suppressing the Candy Mountain fire that broke out around 1am Friday morning. We couldn't help but notice the color of the preventative fire retardant used near the blaze.
Bill Kitchen (great name for a director of a food bank) says the new location of the Tri-Cities Food Bank in West Richland is coming soon. They are now searching for a location and would be willing to start paying rent immediately since the need for the bank is so great...
I took my kids to Brick House Pizza for the first time Saturday. Even though it has been voted one of the best pizzerias in the Mid Columbia every year we've done the poll, I'd just never taken the time to go. I was not disappointed. Its reputation is deserved.
Yakima river floaters will finally have an official park to launch their tubes from in spring of 2017. The City of West Richland is building a river front park which will have parking and bathrooms and access to the Yakima river.
Last year the Vietnam War Memorial at Flattop Park in West Richland was vandalized. The combat vets are trying to raise money to fix the monument and secure it with some fencing to hopefully keep vandalism from happening again.
According to a story by KNDU, a winner for a seat on the West Richland City Council is still undecided. Only 11 votes separate the candidates. The incumbent has served on the council for 18 years, but is behind in the current tally. The ballots will be recounted Dec...
The River is expected to crest today around midday at about 16 feet according to the National Weather Service. People living in Richland and West Richland will see the river crest later in the day. Usually about four to six hours after it reaches the high point in Benton City.