Toure drops 28, Kamiakin races past Kennewick

The Kamiakin High School girls basketball team didn’t get to practice much this week, but Oumou Toure didn’t need any time to knock off the rust as she scored 28 points to lead the Braves to a 79-40 road win over Kennewick on Saturday night in Mid-Columbia Conference play.

Large-scale companies change paid family leave rules

Chris Kinsella is looking forward to taking advantage of a new benefit offered this year by his employer, First Data: two weeks of paid parental leave. The 32-year-old Omaha father welcomed his second child, Everett, a month ago.

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Tri-Cities Polar Plunge

Over 200 participants plunged into the Columbia River Saturday during the 11th annual Tri-Cities Polar Plunge at the Columbia Boat Docks in Kennewick. A Special Olympics fundraiser over 80% of the money raised during the event supports local athletes.
Sarah Gordon Tri-City Herald
Tri-Cities Polar Plunge 1:11

Tri-Cities Polar Plunge

Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball 0:46

Trump congratulates first confirmed cabinet members Mattis and Kelly at inaugural ball

Hungry squirrels forage under blanket of snow in Kennewick 0:55

Hungry squirrels forage under blanket of snow in Kennewick

Ice skating down the street 0:29

Ice skating down the street