Benton County

Benton County Fire District 1 Mulling EMS Levy to Get 2 Ambulances
Benton County Fire District 1 is considering asking the citizens who live or are served inside it's boundaries to pass a levy that would be used to purchase and staff two ambulance units.
According to information released Tuesday, officials say EMS response times are often too long because somet…
Speed The Cause of Deadly Benton County Crash, 3 Injured
Benton County Sheriff's now  say excessive speed was the likely cause of a rollover crash that injured 3 people, including one who was taken by Life Flight to TRIOS ER at Southridge.
Around 2:20pm Sheriff's responded to a call about a one-vehicle rollover near South Nine Canyon and E..…
There’s A New ‘Sheriff’ in Town, His Name is Sawyer
He doesn't look like the 'traditional' police dog, he actually looks 'meaner.'
Sawyer is an 18-month old Lab Shar-Pei mix dog who almost done with his training to become a new K-9 for the Benton County Sheriff's office.
Sawyer will specialize in narcotics and drug sniffin…
Lockdown at Ki Be High School Due to Reported Weapon
Shortly after noon Thursday, Benton County Sheriff's report a lockdown was in place at Kiona-Benton High School in Benton City.
Authorities say a reported threat of a weapon possibly being on campus was the reason. As of this report, no actual weapon has been found, but officials say the number of st…

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