KEPR is looking into the impact of an oil spill in the Yakima River that traveled as far as Prosser. Wildlife was affected. Today ecologists in Pasco gave Justin Lum a look into the process of cleaning 70 oiled birds that survived.
Relay for Life live interview
The dangers of driving two wheeled vehicles hit home this past weekend when a Pasco man was hit in an intersection near Columbia Center Mall by a driver who then fled the scene. KEPR talked to the victim and police about this growing problem.
With the help of dedicated community members and enforcement, illegal garbage dumping is decreasing.
The school's agriculture program donated peppers from its research farm to local food banks through the Fields of Grace organization.
A man accused of killing three people last summer was in court Tuesday morning.
The Richland School District is trying to stay ahead in the teacher recruiting process.
A new treatment center in Kennewick is helping people with eating disorders.
A fire broke out inside of the Kennewick suites Monday. Repairs were being made on an electrical box when smoke was seen on the second and third floors
Safe Kids Benton-Franklin is looking to educate and show parents how to properly put a child in a car seat.
KEPR has confirmed the identity of the baby boy who was killed in a seven-car pileup.
Millions of people have either gotten or are considering getting the new iPhone 6S or 6S Plus. Consumer Reports has been testing these new phones and shares some of the results.
This weekend is the annual Catch the Crush Event, where 40 different wineries in the Yakima Valley participate in fun activities to engage and educate those who come.
Tapteal Greenway is celebrating 20 years through the efforts of volunteers.
A follow up on a sad story that is now much happier. A German Shepherd that nearly lost her life has beaten the odds.
Getting stopped by a cop usually isn't a good thing, but for high school students in Kennewick, a new safety campaign has them getting "Caught in the Act" of doing the right thing.
For people with insomnia, there’s a new prescription sleep drug called Belsomra. It acts differently on the brain than current medications like Ambien. Consumer Reports worked with medical experts at the Dartmouth Medical School to analyze Belsomra’s effectiveness and safety.
Pasco Police are now looking for two males accused of being involved in Wednesday night's homicide near the Cable Bridge.
Many gathered at Delta High School Thursday evening for the open house and dedication ceremony.
The Kennewick Activity Center has an exciting new youth program coming up.
It was a little more than a year ago when KEPR exposed failing nursing homes in the Tri-Cities. We took action for you to find out exactly how deficient those care centers were. This time around, KEPR breaks down the grades on our local nursing homes and learned one Pasco home has taken on a complete culture change.
The man shot and killed Wednesday near the cable bridge was George Garcia Thacker from Pasco.
An 8-year-old Georgia girl says it "really, really hurt" when a dolphin snatched her hand in its mouth while she fed the animal as part of an attraction at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.