Of the six Tri-Cities area school districts, only Finley has got an agreement with its teachers. The other five are at varying points in negotiations, with some reaching a tentative agreement and others still bargaining.
The Kennewick-started construction corporation has been named grand marshal of the annual Grand Parade, which starts off the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo. The parade starts marching through downtown Kennewick at 10 a.m.
A caretaker for property that was destroyed by Bofer Canyon Fire on Saturday was trapped by the flames and heat before he escaped in Kennewick, Washington. He survived the wildfire that burned down 5 houses.
A Washington corrections officer is suspected of stealing a home surveillance system from a coworker’s Pasco home, then returning two nights later to finish the job. Jason D. Donahoe likely faces home assignment while the state investigates.
It wasn’t healthy to breathe Tri-City air because of ozone and smoke from Northwest wildfires. The National Weather Service said air quality in Washington was the worst in the nation, with more haze expected.
The annual DUI emphasis patrol in the Tri-Cities and Mid-Columbia is dedicated to Tyresa Monaghan, a traffic flagger killed by an alleged drunk driver at a road construction project on an Oregon highway.