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
We received word that the investigation into the Pasco Police shooting is complete and expected to be handed over to Pasco tomorrow.
You can't test out a mattress you buy on the Internet, so Consumer Reports found out which models are worth your attention.
The Franklin County Prosecutor's Office will be holding a press conference Thursday, May 28, at 4:00PM to provide an update on the Antonio Zambrano-Montes shooting.
Once a year, you're invited to hear what city leaders have planned for the Tri-Cities. Big changes were announced today at the 13th annual State of the Cities.
West Richland is making a name for itself. It is now the only city in the state, and possibly the entire country, to replace all street lights with LED's that can be controlled by a special technology.
Tri-Cities leaders hope you'll use next week to perform random acts of kindness.
Following the death of a Franklin County toddler who was hit and killed by his father's truck, KEPR met a former Benton City woman who turned a similar tragedy into an opportunity to help others.
Open heart surgeries are usually left to surgeons with 10-plus years of education....you'd think. But we found someone in our community capable of the skill, who's still in high school. KEPR's Gina Lazara got a lesson from the wunderkind.... and we want to warn you, if you have a weak stomach, this video is not for you.
During a day military ceremonies KEPR took a look behind the scenes at the people who make the services happen.
If you have someone to remember tomorrow or just want to pay your respects, we have a list of Memorial Day services happening in the Tri-Cities.
Fewer teenagers are having babies in the Tri-Cities, but the numbers are still higher than the state average. Franklin County has one of the highest teen birth rates in Washington. KEPR found out what resources are available for teen moms.
It's a big milestone, but many cars can reach it with proper care. Consumer Reports found it which models are most likely to hold up that long.
A Tri-Cities music instructor is facing child porn charges. Bill Simpkin was arrested at his workplace in the Richland Uptown Thursday. Simpkin rents space at Music Unlimited but is not an employee. Prosecutors say he downloaded child porn on his work computer.
Our local nuclear plant is in the midst of a planned outage for maintenance and refueling. Media were welcomed on a tour of the facility, giving us a closer look inside operations and how the plant remains secure amidst natural and man-made threats.
Washington State Patrol says a malfuntioning throttle and improperly calibrated brakes are the reasons why a Richland city garbage truck crashed into a house Wednesday morning.
Some state employees walked off the job for 15-minutes today to demonstrate their frustration with a lack of a pay raise.
Don't expect to leave your car behind for the weekend in Richland parking lots. The city is changing the rules.
The week is half over and Memorial Day weekend is almost here. You may be thinking about what pools will be open for your family to visit this week.
The automated vacuums can keep rooms clean -- with less effort needed. Consumer Reports tested six of the newest models to see which really stand out.
KEPR looks at a debate going on in Hermiston about whether or not the city has a problem with residents abandoning dogs.
When it comes to first pitches at baseball games, they're usually evidence as to why the person throwing the ball wasn't a player in the pros, but this first pitch is truly impressive.