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
One year removed from the NWAC soccer playoffs, the Columbia Basin Lady Hawks are reloading. Today, nine new players signed the dotted line to play at CBC and there were a majority of locals that will be playing this Fall.
It's the restaurant our viewers have said they were most looking forward to -- every time we would post a story about a different place opening. And now people are thrilled Chipotle is finally coming to the Tri-Cities.
It's the most popular seafood in the United States, but Consumer Reports found some imported frozen shrimp contains potentially dangerous bacteria and antibiotic residue.
Schools can only do so much if a student is hungry, has no pencils or lives in a house without heat. Tackling non-academic issues is a growing challenge for schools in our community. Now, a new program is looking to tackle those challenges, one family at a time.
GESA Credit Union and Safe Harbor Support Center announced a new partnership Thursday morning.
Police from across Wahsington attending a local training on how to spot and help offenders with mental illness.
Consumer Reports testers found the Brinkmann 2-Burner Patio Gas Grill's flame sometimes goes out when the lid is dropped.
All of this sunshine may have your family visiting our local parks. How do you know which ones are safe? The KEPR Crime Tracker looked at crime in and around all the Tri-Cities parks. We found out that the biggest parks are actually the safest.
A local non-profit has a new way of helping grant wishes of kids with life-threatening illnesses. It could mean a goat shows up at your front door. KEPR met a local family who could benefit from this.
A senator from Spokane wants to create fines for going to slow on state highways. Find out why he wants it and what locals and state patrol have to say about it.
KEPR is keeping tabs on our local housing market and the trends that affect the value of your home. The foreclosure rate has dropped to less than one-percent of homes in the Tri-Cities. We learned what it means for you if you happen to live in a pocket with some foreclosed homes.
The owners of a Pasco car wash gave us this video, they say shows two men trying to break into a coin machine.
Most people would say no one drives slow enough on streets where kids could be playing. A handful of Richland neighborhoods have been vocal in their demands for change, even paying for their own signs to show how fast you're going. If your neighborhood has dreams of adding speed humps to slow people down, KEPR learned why the city won't put them in.
The Chase bank off Vista Way in Kennewick was evacuated for over an hour while the bomb squad handled an unattended backpack.
4/20 is known as a pot holiday in cannabis culture. But Umatilla is looking at keeping medical marijuana sales on hold.
A girl from Richland has been inducted into a Hall of Fame, in just fifth grade.
A former Kennewick photographer pleaded guilty to federal child porn charges.
Rent is going up in the Tri-Cities and is expected to keep rising as the year goes on. It's not just the price of an apartment that's the challenge. You're hard pressed to even find an occupancy.
95% of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before an ambulance can get there. But here in Kennewick, a man escaped death twice, thanks to a unique technology.
It probably happens more than you'd think. Someone is murdered, the killer never found. In the last two decades - there's been eight of those cold case murders right here in the Tri-Cities. KEPR found out which case officers have the greatest hope of solving.
Action News continues to cover the fight between Franklin County farmers and the government over a flower.