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
A cat formerly known as Enterprise Middle School's crossing guard...is back in the spotlight.
Congressman Dan Newhouse is drafting a bill that could protect Washington state's agriculture producers from economic disaster.
Trailhead Park is a hot spot for hikers, so much so that it's created parking problems.
With the start of warm jacket season may come with the comfort of getting employment for the holidays for some Tri-Cities residents. KEPR has an image of some hiring trends we can expect to see locally.
A Burbank family is okay after escaping their burning home this afternoon.
Kennewick School District's Mid-Columbia Partnership supports families with educational opportunities and resources.
A small French bulldog was not intimiated by two bears that got a little too close to her owner's house.
Fabric steamers are useful time-savers that can spiff up your wardrobe and refresh your curtains. Like irons, they used to take 2 full minutes to heat up. Now some go from zero to steam in less than 30 seconds and come with accessories to dewrinkle more efficiently. Consumer Reports put three affordable steamers to the test.
Red Mountain Trails in Benton City offers trails on horseback, wagon rides and much more until the end of October.
As Hermiston's population continues to grow, schools are quickly reaching capacity. Hermiston School District leaders are considering asking voters to approve a bond that would help pay for expansion projects and possibly a new elementary school. KEPR spoke to district leaders and learned adjusting to overcrowded classes isn't easy.
Police responded to an accident that left one family's home totaled.
CBC reacts to Oregon school shooting.
Pasco police say they have received multiple reports of a man jumping from the Blue Bridge in Pasco earlier Friday morning.
Sales of ultra high-definition TVs are up sharply this year. With their great picture quality, it’s no wonder. Ultra high-def TVs offer four times the pixels of regular HD TVs, which means four times the detail. The best models Consumer Reports tested offer superior picture quality, and the vast majority are smart TVs with access to Internet content.
There's always a little bit of competition between Yakima and the Tri-Cities, but two local businesses are making the rivalry benefit their communities.
It's been six months to the day that a family tragically lost their 36 year old son in a hit and run accident. Now, with the help of the community, they're working together to stop another family having to go through what they did.
Four Japanese mastiffs, otherwise known as Tosa Inus, have been rescued from a meat farm in South Korea.
Customers who shopped at the Richland Country Mercantile today got a chance to chill with a cop.
Tumbleweeds, located on 894 Stevens Drive, is hosting a fundraiser to raise money for a local woman.
It was a party at the Richland Red Lion Friday, a sewing party that is and it will continue on Saturday as well.
Ben-Franklin Transit is benefiting from yet another purchase to upgrade its fleet.