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Arsenic found in apple juice concentrate at Sunnyside plant (Getty Images)
Arsenic found in apple juice concentrate at Sunnyside plant (Getty Images)
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How Did Arsenic Get Into Apple Juice at Sunnyside Food Processing Plant?

The USFDA (United States Food and Drug Administration) has warned a Sunnyside food processor after inorganic arsenic was found in some apple juice concentrate during testing.

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New study will examine tank vapors that have sickened workers (Washington State Department of Ecology)
New study will examine tank vapors that have sickened workers (Washington State Department of Ecology)
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Feds Agree To Another Vapor Evaluation at Hanford Tank Farms

In the wake of some 53 Hanford tank farm workers experiencing a variety of health ailments apparently stemming from vapor exposure at the tank farms this year, a Federal safety agency has offered to do another evaluation of what's causing the issue.

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New demands made on behalf of tank farm workers (Getty Images)
New demands made on behalf of tank farm workers (Getty Images)
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Hanford Tank Workers Union Makes New Strong Safety Demands

In the wake of a long string of Hanford tank farm workers experiencing varying degrees of apparent exposure to vapors, a labor union that helps represent some 15 different labor groups at the site has sent strongly-worded demands to Hanford officials Monday.

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Inmate dies at Benton County Jail (Benton county)
Inmate dies at Benton County Jail (Benton county)
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Second Death At Benton County Jail Being Investigated

Benton County authorities have identified the 40-year-old man who died in jail Wednesday evening, and said he was being monitored every 30 minutes due to a medical conditiion.

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Important to know difference between Heat Stroke and Exhaustion Getty Images
Important to know difference between Heat Stroke and Exhaustion Getty Images
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Know Difference Between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Especially with temps climbing into triple digits, you need to know the signs your body is getting too hot. Many of us have children who play sports in the spring and summer, and it's important to safeguard them.  Even doing yard work, we can be prone.

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Ron Chapple Stock
Ron Chapple Stock
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STDs on the Rise in Washington and Oregon!

Doctors warn sexually-transmitted disease cases are increasing at an alarming rate!

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Category: Health & Fitness
Pendleton removing playground equipment due to liability (Getty Images)
Pendleton removing playground equipment due to liability (Getty Images)
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Why Are Playground Toys Disappearing in Pendleton?

Whether it's the bottom-feeder scumbag attorney ads we see on TV, urging people to sue over every little physical or societal issue, or right in our backyard, we're seeing more and more effects of a politically correct, lawsuit happy society.

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Finley tire dump (KNDU-TV)
Finley tire dump (KNDU-TV)
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Kennewick Property Owner Facing Jail Time, Fines For Tire Dumping

Since they were first discovered in February, a huge tire dump at the end of East Game Farm Road in Finley is now going to potentially result in fines and even jail time for the property owner. A portion of the dump is pictured here. Numerous such piles are on the property.

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FitBit, law firm, tussle in court (Getty Images)
FitBit, law firm, tussle in court (Getty Images)
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How Accurate Are FitBit Heart Rate Trackers? Study Claims Issues

There's already been a class action lawsuit filed against the company that makes the popular FitBit Heart Rate trackers, claiming they're inaccurate in calculating heart rates of consumers who wear them. The FitBit is designed to allow the wearer to see what their heart rate is throughout the day during various activities, with hopes of helping them boost physical activity and becoming healthier.

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Authorities still investigating illegal tire dump near Kennewick (Getty Images)
Authorities still investigating illegal tire dump near Kennewick (Getty Images)
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Thousands of Illegally Dumped Kennewick Tires Becoming Mosquito Haven

It's been a number of months since somebody dumped thousands of old tires near Game Farm Road in South Kennewick, but the problem still hasn't been solved.

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