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Eco group suing ove lubricants used on Grand Coulee Dam (Getty Images)
Eco group suing ove lubricants used on Grand Coulee Dam (Getty Images)
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Eco Group Sues Feds for Not Properly Lubricating Their Shafts (Dam Turbines)

No, we're not making this up. The latest lawsuit from Columbia Riverkeeper, a controversial environmental group, is going to make them the butt of jokes all over the Pacific Northwest.

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Hanford union says they're being blackballed over safety concerns at Tank Farm (Oregon.gov)
Hanford union says they're being blackballed over safety concerns at Tank Farm (Oregon.gov)
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Is Union Being Blackballed For Insisting on Safety at Hanford Tank Farm?

A Hanford pipefitters union believes they are being blackballed, or passed over when it comes to contracts, because they are insisting their workers wear protective gear at all times when working near the Hanford tank farms. This image shows the double-shell storage tanks under construction at Hanford in the 1960's.

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The same people who held fast food strikes now want $15 per hour (Getty Images)
The same people who held fast food strikes now want $15 per hour (Getty Images)
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$15 Minimum Wage Likely on Ballot This Fall in WA

It started in Seattle, then the City of Sea-Tac, and now supporters of the $15 minimum wage appear to have enough signatures to get it on the ballot this fall.

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Tri-City Triplet John Jaha, circa 1980's (e-bay)
Tri-City Triplet John Jaha, circa 1980's (e-bay)
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Two Former Tri-Cities Teams You’ve Probably Forgotten

On the heels of this week's announcement the Tri-City Fever Indoor Football League Team is going 'dormant' for the 2017 season, now comes fresh information that supports what some insiders are saying: the team is done, and will either disband or be sold and relocated.

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New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
New gas tax hits today in Washington state (Getty Images)
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Just In Time for July 4 Holiday, New WA State Gas Tax Hits July 1!

It really shouldn't be a surprise, because the Washington State Legislature approved this gas tax over a year ago.

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Fever will go "dormant" in 2017 season (Townsquare Media)
Fever will go "dormant" in 2017 season (Townsquare Media)
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Tri-City Fever Won’t Play 2017 Season, Team Could Be Sold or Relocated

The Tri-City Fever are going 'dormant' for the 2017 Indoor Football League season, but some insiders say it's merely the precursor for the team to be sold, relocated, or folded entirely.

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Volkswagen settlement means thousands for WA buyers (Getty Images)
Volkswagen settlement means thousands for WA buyers (Getty Images)
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Own A Volkswagen TDI Diesel? You Might Have $1,100 Coming

As part of the nationwide settlement over false emissions claims involving several Volkswagen and Audi TDIclean diesel vehicles, thousands of Washington state residents will be getting either $1,100 reimbursement checks, or could even have the company buy back their vehicle.

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This man wanted for Canal Drive Key Bank Robbery (Kennewick Police Department)
This man wanted for Canal Drive Key Bank Robbery (Kennewick Police Department)
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Police Offer Reward for Elderly Kennewick Bank Robber

The man who robbed the Canal Drive Key Bank last Friday is being sought by police, and now a reward is being offered.

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Chamber closing jeopardizes nationally famous Lighted Implement Parade (KFFM Yakima Townsquare Media)
Chamber closing jeopardizes nationally famous Lighted Implement Parade (KFFM Yakima Townsquare Media)
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Why Is Sunnyside Closing Their Chamber of Commerce?

The Chamber of Commerce has been a part of most American cities and towns for decades, a symbol of economic development and business. But in Sunnyside, the chamber is closing for different reasons.

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#1 phone scam is...? (Getty Images)
#1 phone scam is...? (Getty Images)
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Will YOU Fall Victim to These Top 5 Phone Scams?

They're not just happening somewhere else, these scams are being reported in our area on a regular basis. Which is the biggest phone scam, and will you fall for it?

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