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Pasco man wins Grammy as part of acclaimed bluegrass band

Joe Smart grew up in the Tri-Cities. He earned top honors in the Washington State Old Time Fiddler’s contest while a student at Columbia Basin College in Pasco. Several years later, he swept the National Flat Pick Guitar Competition held during the Walnut Valley Festival in Kansas. He’s now part of the O’Connor Band.

Hanford

Report: Hanford quality control issue had cost, safety consequences

Shortcomings in the quality assurance requirements for Hanford subcontractors on cleanup projects along the Columbia River cost taxpayer and contributed to one near-miss incident that had the potential to injure workers, said a new report. The Department of Energy Office of Inspector General looked at Washington Closure Hanford subcontracting.

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Tribes return ancient Kennewick Man to the ground

The bones of Kennewick Man, also called the Ancient One, were reburied at an undisclosed location on the Columbia Plateau on Feb. 18 by a coalition of tribes. The 8,400-year-old skeleton was turned over to the Umatilla, Nez Perce, Colville and Yakima tribes and the Wanapum Band after DNA analysis.

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VIDEO: Man shown stealing iPad in Kennewick

The man walking through the room carrying an iPad was stealing the tablet from Get Air Trampoline Park in Kennewick. Anyone recognizing him is asked to call the Kennewick police at 509-628-0333 or 509-586-8477.
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VIDEO: Man shown stealing iPad in Kennewick 0:07

VIDEO: Man shown stealing iPad in Kennewick

For one rider, the best part of TROT is simple — riding the horses 1:03

For one rider, the best part of TROT is simple — riding the horses

Pasco man 'lost everything' when fire destroys motor home 1:59

Pasco man 'lost everything' when fire destroys motor home

Microbes in flux 1:19

Microbes in flux