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Latest tallies from 2017 fall election (Benton County)
Latest tallies from 2017 fall election (Benton County)
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Voter Turnout Low in Benton County, Other Areas

 

There's just over 106,000 registered voters in Benton County, but how many of them actually vote?

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Stacy Lee
Stacy Lee
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Election Day Is Today – Ballots Are Due By 8 PM!

Election Day Is Today - Ballots Are Due By 8 PM!

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Benton County car prowl suspect -1-  (Benton County Sheriff)
Benton County car prowl suspect -1- (Benton County Sheriff)
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Benton County Car Prowls Hitting Neighborhood Hard

Benton County Sheriff's deputies are searching for at least one, possibly more suspects, in a new series of car prowls that have occurred in the Rancho Reata area. They think they have at least one suspect on camera. The prowls have occurred over the last five days during very late night, early morning hours.

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Approximate area of accident on Webber Canyon road (Google Earth)
Approximate area of accident on Webber Canyon road (Google Earth)
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Pickup Driver Killed After Slamming Into Farm Worker Bus Head On

The investigation continues, but Benton County Sheriff's deputies say the pickup driver was trying to pass another vehicle on a two-lane road when they collided head on with the old school bus.

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Benton County fire crews readying for trip to CA (Benton County Fire Protection District 2)
Benton County fire crews readying for trip to CA (Benton County Fire Protection District 2)
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Benton-Franklin County, Richland, Kennewick Fire Crews Headed to CA to Battle Wildfires

There are various units that are heading to California for 18 days, to help fight wildfires, and assist the desperate situation near Napa and other areas.

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Early Voting Begins In Florida
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How Can You Influence Politics?

Many people complain about the Government, their policies, taxes, etc. But everyone knows that you can't influence these things without voting, and you can't vote without registering...

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First Retail Marijuana Stores Open In Washington State
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No New Pot Shops in Benton County

In a unanimous vote the Benton County commissioners voted to now allow no new legal pot shops in Benton County including the unincorporated parts...

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Yokes on Bombing Range Road, for Fill A Boot campaign (Google Maps)
Yokes on Bombing Range Road, for Fill A Boot campaign (Google Maps)
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Help MDA Fill The Boots With Benton County Firefighters September 1st

The Muscular Dystrophy Association always ramps up their efforts around Labor Day. With the annual telethon that used to feature the late great Jerry Lewis, to other efforts, we can still help out.

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Kennewick Police Sgt. Ken Lattin (Lattin for Sheriff Facebook)
Kennewick Police Sgt. Ken Lattin (Lattin for Sheriff Facebook)
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Hatcher and Lattin will Square Off Again in November for Benton Sheriff

With the August 1st primary in the rear view window, many area citizens are wondering why interim Sheriff Jerry Hatcher and Kennewick Police Sgt. Ken Lattin will again face each other in November.

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Benton County officials now seeking official pot ban  (Getty Images)
Benton County officials now seeking official pot ban (Getty Images)
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Benton County Now Officially Seeking Pot Ban on New Business

It originally began as a moratorium on new pot shops and business, but now County Commissioners are taking a stronger stance.

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