Melissa Parkes of Kennewick and her family take part in a 17-minute walkout in front her daughter's elementary school. She was with by her husband, Alan, third-grade daughter, Lily, 9, and home-schooled son, Will, 13, at Sunset View Elementary on North Center Parkway in Kennewick.
Bob BrawdyTri-City Herald
Kennewick family joins school safety walkout
Here is why they are carrying a 20-foot cross around Kennewick
Gustavo Pires is a Jiu-Jitsu world title holder
Helicopter lands at scene of car versus semitruck crash in Franklin County
Semitruck, car crash on Glade Road in Franklin County
CBC High School Academy team headed to Mars
Man mistaken for shooting suspect leads Seattle-area police in car chase
These Tri-City students have something to say about school safety
Dog recovering after brutal attack in South Carolina
Cambridge pays tribute to Stephen Hawking
Whats4Dinner in the Tri-Cities
Footage said to describe Navy encounter with UFO released
Gustavo Pires recently won a world title at the NJJF World No Gi Championships, thought of as the Super Bowl of the sport. He teaches self defense and competition classes at the academy he owns, Siri Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Kennewick.
Instructor Jerry Hombel explains about the CBC High School Academy team's preparations for a trip to the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The 11-member student team is designing, building and testing a four-wheeled, human-powered vehicle for competition at the international event on April 13-14 in Huntsville, Alabama.
A driver led King County, Washington, police agencies on a chase March 13, even though it turned out he wasn’t the man wanted in connection with a shooting earlier in the day. Seattle police said officers had attempted to stop the vehicle, thinking the driver was the suspect, but the driver took off at a high-rate of speed. “The suspect vehicle drove through stop signs and red lights without stopping,” police said in a press release. “During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle was involved in multiple collisions in the Seattle city limits.” Police determined the driver was not the suspect in the shooting, but determined the vehicle he was driving was stolen. He was arrested for the stolen vehicle and also several hit-and-run collisions.
A dog is recovering in New York after a brutal attack last week that ripped off his ears and left bite marks all over his body. Legend was rescued by Rescue Dogs Rock NYC in New York City after getting into a confrontation with two other dogs in South Carolina. In a Facebook post, the rescue group shared a photo of the 2-year-old basset hound-Labrador mix getting aid in his recovery from a teddy bear. According to a post on March 10, Legend is receiving around-the-clock care and has been trying to stand. “Legend wants to live,” the post states.
The University of Cambridge paid tribute to Stephen Hawking in a video released after his death on March 14, describing him as one of the world’s most brilliant minds. Famous for his contribution to physics, and his work popularizing science, Hawking died at his home in the early hours on Wednesday. He was 76.
Former Fever football player Jake Killeen has started a prepared meals business he operates out of the Pasco Specialty Kitchen facility in downtown Pasco. He delivers ready to cook meals to his customers.
A research organization that has released declassified Department of Defense footage in the past posted a new video last week, which they said shows US Navy footage of an unidentified flying object off the east coast of the United States in 2015. The video was released by To The Stars Academy of Art and Science, a research organization founded in October 2017 by Luis Elizondo to conduct research into “exotic science and technologies.” An analysis of the video, published by To The Stars, said that the unidentified object showed no obvious wings or tails. To The Stars also said that there was no exhaust plume from the object, which would be visible on conventional aircraft filmed in the manner seen in the video.
Cast members Patrick Baca ("Javier"), Lydia Nicole ("Rafaela"), Daniel Villarreal ("Chuco") and Will Gotay ("Pancho") wish the Pasco High Players good luck and "break a leg" in their stage production of "Stand and Deliver."
Authorities say a deadly package that exploded inside of an Austin, Texas home on March 12 is believed to be linked to another deadly package sent to a nearby home earlier this month. Austin police Chief Brian Manley said at a news conference that investigators believe the attacks are linked because the package bombs were left on the victims' front doorsteps and not delivered by a mail service.