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 attorney for Antonio Zambrano-Montes's wife and children has alerted the City of Pasco a lawsuit has been filed.
A former Richland nanny will sleep in a jail cell tonight. It'll be the first night of four and a half years behind bars for Kelli Jacobsen. KEPR was there for the emotional sentencing after four long years of delayed justice.
Supermarkets sell dozens of veggie burgers—many aimed at people who like hamburgers but don’t want to eat red meat. Consumer Reports’ food experts tried to find one that comes close to the taste and texture of real beef.
The first day of the Pasco teachers' strike brought no resolution to the impasse. There will be no school again tomorrow in Pasco, and the district has filed paperwork in court hoping to force teachers back to work. KEPR has the start of tonight's team coverage.
A 29-year-old Richland woman flipped her car while trying to get onto 182 from 240.
Even though strikes are illegal in the state of Washington, there have been several teacher strikes throughout the years, dating back to the 1970s.
Prosser teachers will be ready to teach tomorrow morning for the first day of school. But they could also be on strike next week. Negotiations continue between the union and district as both sides try to agree on a new deal. KEPR was there for another Red Monday in Prosser with an update on the effort.
Consumer Reports has just finished testing the latest Tesla and the Model S P85D earned the highest score of any car it has ever rated.
The man says he was working a forklift during Saturday's wind storm in the Puget Sound region when a tree came down and struck his forklift.
Nancy Murray shares her story about the aftermath of an abortion, and how she is offering healing to others affected in the Tri-Cities.
School is set to start next week and the Pasco School District and Teacher's Union still have not reached an agreement.
The progress of job growth in the Tri-Cities has been steadily improving, causing our unemployment rate to drop. If you're looking for work, now is the time. KEPR found out which industries in our areas need the most help.
You may think your risk of getting Lyme disease ends when the weather starts to cool,but by fall, adult ticks have had more time to become infected with disease-causing bacteria. Consumer Reports has some tips on how to protect yourself.
There is still no deal reached between the Teacher's Union and the Pasco School District. The two sides are meeting as we speak.
It's still not clear if and when a coroner's inquest will take place regarding the Pasco Police shooting from February.
George Washington Way is about to open its new McDonald's. The new golden arches will be in business on Tuesday.
Aside from the great food and the rodeo at Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo...the other great part of the fair is obviously the rides. A common concern of riders is that the rides are mobile and get put up and taken down so frequently. So how safe are they? We walked through an inspection to find out.
It's a nasty and costly issue that cities like Kennewick have to deal with. Grease. And as each restaurant opens, additional fat, oil and grease threaten sewer lines. KEPR learned how Kennewick is preventing sludge buildup while saving taxpayers a lot of money.
Ocean levels have been rising along popular Florida beaches, forcing cities to look at expensive countermeasures to sea level rise.