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Where dentists are scarce

Native Americans forging path to better care in Washington

Dental therapist providing care on Swinomish reservation

Laws in Washington bar midlevel dental treatment

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Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs 04:53

Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs

Baby elephant born at The Dallas Zoo to mom rescued from drought-stricken Swaziland 01:18

Baby elephant born at The Dallas Zoo to mom rescued from drought-stricken Swaziland

Suspect allegedly threatens Kennewick police officers with knife, damages cars 01:40

Suspect allegedly threatens Kennewick police officers with knife, damages cars

Jalayne Martinez After State Championship 02:05

Jalayne Martinez After State Championship

Lenny Ayres After Bonney Lake Win 01:19

Lenny Ayres After Bonney Lake Win

Franklin PUD dedicates community solar carport structure in Pasco 00:52

Franklin PUD dedicates community solar carport structure in Pasco

Florida 6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the world 02:03

Florida 6-month-old girl becomes youngest water skier in the world

Coast Guard in Kennewick recognizes National Safe Boating Week 01:31

Coast Guard in Kennewick recognizes National Safe Boating Week

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland 00:22

Tornado touches down on Kansas farmland

KANSAS CITY: Young dancer and cancer survivor with a backward leg inspires millions 03:32

KANSAS CITY: Young dancer and cancer survivor with a backward leg inspires millions

Microchipped cat reunited with North Carolina family 2 years after disappearance 01:38

Microchipped cat reunited with North Carolina family 2 years after disappearance

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Granger teacher Stephen Castilleja appears in Benton County Superior Court on two counts of first-degree rape of a child

Benton Deputy Prosecutor Megan Whitmire seeks an additional $150,000 bail for Granger teacher Stephen J. Castilleja, 27, in Benton County Superior Court on a new case with two counts of first-degree rape of a child. Castilleja previously had posted $150,000 bail on a previous child molestation and sexual exploitation of a minor case but was arrested again on May 20 after a second victim came forward. Judge Vic VanderSchoor ruled to add an additional $20,000 bail.
Bob Brawdy Tri-City Herald
Granger teacher Stephen Castilleja appears in Benton County Superior Court on two counts of first-degree rape of a child 01:35

Granger teacher Stephen Castilleja appears in Benton County Superior Court on two counts of first-degree rape of a child

Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs 04:53

Woody Guthrie's Columbia River songs

Baby elephant born at The Dallas Zoo to mom rescued from drought-stricken Swaziland 01:18

Baby elephant born at The Dallas Zoo to mom rescued from drought-stricken Swaziland

Suspect allegedly threatens Kennewick police officers with knife, damages cars 01:40

Suspect allegedly threatens Kennewick police officers with knife, damages cars