A swarm of large and moderate earthquakes that struck Sunday night and Monday morning off Vancouver Island haven’t changed stresses on the nearby Cascadia fault, which scientists say is overdue for a massive seismic event.
A man wanted for helping to arrange a July 4 shooting in Richland was recently booked into Benton County jail on assault charges. He’s accused of urging two teens to shoot a man following a fight earlier in the day.
President Trump issued a memorandum on a new management plan, or BiOp, being developed for Columbia and Snake river hydropower dams. Tearing down lower Snake dams is an option in an environmental study.
Thousands of Central American migrants have resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border, with members bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends in the United States.
Kennewick police plan to increase their patrols at Highlands Middle School after a threat was found to blow up the school. Police don’t have reason to believe it is credible but aren’t taking any chances
A Prosser couple and a Tacoma man allegedly were part of a network that sent pounds of meth and heroin each week to Spokane. Police raided his house and found half a pound of heroine. He flushed the rest
U.S. judge extends Hanford nuclear reservation consent decree deadlines for emptying radioactive and chemical waste from leak-prone underground tanks. Chemical vapor protections have slowed work at the site.