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Local Walla Walla man has West Nile Virus Walla Walla man has West Nile Virus
A Walla Walla County man is the first to be confirmed as having West Nile Virus during the 2014 mosquito season.
Local Two parties claim the same dog is theirs (Video)
A strange situation has left the Tri-City Animal Shelter in a bind. Two parties claiming a missing dog is theirs. The exact same description was given by both parties, down to a small little shave mark, the only thing different was the name they gave. KEPR talked with the animal shelter director about the sticky situation and what could have been done to avoid this altogether.
Local KEPR's Friday Freebies
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out KEPR's list of Friday Freebies.
Local 20 paid tutors needed for Americorps 20 paid tutors needed for Americorps
The Regional Service Corps-AmeriCorps program is seeking 20 AmeriCorps members who will serve at local elementary schools as Literacy and Academic Success Tutors. as well as the Mid-Columbia Libraries and 2nd Harvest.
Local Walla Walla County Sheriff race pins deputy against commanding officer Walla Walla County Sheriff race pins deputy against commanding officer (Video)
The race for Walla Walla County Sheriff started out as two deputies running against their commanding officer. The primary took it down to one, leaving Deputy Tom cooper against Sheriff John Turner.KEPR spoke with all three men, and no matter whom you voted for in August, all say come November you need to pick a side.
Local Do you feel safe in the Tri-Cities? Do you feel safe in the Tri-Cities? (Video)
Local law enforcement has used the word insane to describe the summer of crime we've seen so far. So now, KEPR wants to know, how does our crime compare on a state and national level? KEPR found out how our numbers stack up on a larger scale.