Local & Regional

Local State to sue over vapor releases at Hanford State to sue over vapor releases at Hanford
The Washington State Attorney General announced a plan to sue the federal government and contractor WRPS regarding worker safety at Hanford.
Local Fewer opiate overdoses in Tri-Cities Fewer opiate overdoses in Tri-Cities (Video)
KEPR is staying on top of the use of prescription pills and heroin in our area. It turns out, there have been fewer overdose deaths in the Tri-Cities in the last three years compared to the three years before. This 30% decline is on pace with the state numbers as well. KEPR spoke with a recovering addict who is living proof of these stats.
Local More Pasco development coming More Pasco development coming (Video)
"We love downtown Pasco!" cheered a group who works in downtown Pasco. That's how many business owners felt after City Council approved more funding for the Downtown Pasco Development Authority.
Local Athletes help with Habitat for Humanity home Athletes help with Habitat for Humanity home (Video)
A new habitat home is going up in Pasco, with the help of some local athletes. Members of the Tri-City Americans teamed up with Tri-Tech carpentry students to start laying the foundation of this Habitat for Humanity home on Ceder Street in Pasco.