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.
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The Tri-Cities real estate market is hot. Homes are selling for more this summer than last. And whether your home is on the market or not, it's driving values up. KEPR breaks down the situation for sellers and buyers in our area.
STD's continue to run rampant in the Tri-Cities. The numbers keep growing every year. KEPR looked at why health experts are challenged with getting the spread of disease under control.
Football fans listen up...Our area's first Buffalo Wild Wings should be open just in time for the Seahawks season opener.
Automated calls from telemarketers are annoying, and there are a lot of products that promise to block them. Consumer Reports found out how effective they really are.
We are following up on the drug and crime problem at one of our local skate parks. We originally looked into the story last summer after being contacted by frequent users who were fed up with trouble at the park.
We all have to deal with customer service, and Consumer Reports found many of us have experiences we're not happy with. Surveys have determined which industries are the worst for dealing with customers.
Richland is still working on plans for the big pit off George Washington Way. An economic development meeting is set for tonight in Richland.
The Lewis Street Overpass project is funded for now but Pasco will need more money by the time construction begins.
Pasco just made a new road connection official with a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to make Powerline Road official.
Water Follies weekend has wrapped up and WSP made sure drunk drivers stayed off the roads.
Pot sales are banned in Pasco, but that hasn't stopped one couple from flagrantly disobeying that law. They opened a store and began selling recreational weed over the weekend. So far no one's stopped them. KEPR looked into if the city will shut it down.
There was a pizza party in Pasco today with a tasty reward. Papa John's opened its newest location on Burden Blvd.
Families enjoyed the first installment of the HAPO Over the River Air Show.
Water Follies weekend always brings Art in the Park to Howard Amon. A variety of exhibits are on display through tomorrow and admission is free.
Inmates locked up at the state's highest security prison often still put in an eight-hour workday like many of you. While they don't get paid quite the same, the work they do benefits taxpayers over and over. KEPR saw how these jobs help the whole state.
A robber held up the US Bank in Benton City this afternoon. It's exactly a week since the robbery of a US Bank in Richland, but deputies aren't saying if the two cases are connected.
Testimony begins again Monday in the manslaughter trial of a Richland nanny accused of killing a child in her care.
College can now cost tens of thousands of dollars a year. Consumer Reports looked into whether it's worth paying a little extra so you can be reimbursed if your student has to leave.
KEPR dug into the numbers and found out crime has jumped since the opening of our own legal pot shop.
Makers of expandable hoses claim their products are lightweight and never kink, but many users say they're also easy to break. Consumer Reports looked into some newer versions that are said to be stronger.