This video from November shows demolition of the north wall of the canyon, allowing heavy equipment to begin removing strong backs from the walls. Strong backs are brackets from which pencil-shaped processing tanks once hung. It also shows the array of dust suppression tools, each spraying water from a different angle to help control radiological contamination during demolition.
Battalion Chief Tod Kreutz of the Kennewick Fire Department gives an overview of the house fire crews extinguished at 1213 W. First Ave. in Kennewick. No one was injured but a pet dog died in the blaze.
Stars Wars fan Kory Gaston, manager at Adventures Underground in Richland, has fond memories of watching his first Star Wars movies as a young child and is anxious to watch the newest movie called The Last Jedi.
Ginny Hildreth, owner of Discount Vac and Sew in Kennewick, shares her personal connection to the second annual project to fill embroidered gift bags for kids at the Tri-City Union Gospel Mission in Pasco. The store's embroidery club and residents at Solstice Senior Living in Kennewick teamed for the Christmas donation project.