Imagine allowing the ground under the Eiffel Tower to get soggy and tip over. Or the Roman Colosseum getting washed out. Or the Great Wall of China end up at the bottom of a river. That's what's happened in the Mid Columbia. The most important archeological/historical/cultural site is called…
After Pearl Harbor the U.S. wanted to retaliate against the Japanese so stunt-plane pilot Lt. Col. James Doolittle was tapped to figure out how to get the bombers there (he had a reputation for crazy antics). It was decided to load bombers onto aircraft carriers, fly those bombers to Japan, then lan…
The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.
After a 20-plus year legal battle over who he 'belonged' to, the skeletal remains of Kennewick Man were returned to the earth by a confederation of Native American tribes. The location will not be disclosed to anyone except those who were part of the ceremony.
8 years ago, Bill Walker, who was 69 at the time, was killed by a pipe bomb in Moses Lake. Now, his family has teamed with Crime Stoppers, and hoping a $10K reward will breathe new life into this unsolved murder, as well as another similar crime hours later.
Who remembers when there was a giant waste treatment facility on George Washington Way at the entrance to Richland? I don't know when it disappeared, but I think it was sometime between 1990 and 2000. Anyone know?
Besides the Presidential race, we will also find out if businesses will be required to raise the minimum wage, and offer paid sick time for all workers, as well as if our gas prices and living costs will jump.