Local & Regional

Local Three wanted in triple homicide Three wanted in triple homicide
Benton County Sheriff’s Office has identified the following three subjects as persons of interest in the August 9th triple homicides in south Benton County.
Local Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims Open house to help Hanford workers file medical claims (Video)
The U.S. Department of Labor will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Richland, Washington, and two town hall meetings on Wednesday, Aug. 27, in Spokane, Washington, to notify current and former nuclear weapons employees who worked at two covered facilities in Richland about the benefits available to them under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act.
Local Demand for special needs teachers higher than ever Demand for special needs teachers higher than ever (Video)
The start of school required the hire of hundreds of new employees to fill all the open positions across local districts. Enrollment numbers aren't official just yet, but schools are expected to have even more kids than last year. KEPR learned special needs programs are in even higher demand than ever.