Contact Us
social media

social media

Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
[

Do Area Schools Have Social Media Policies for Employees?

With the recent placing of two workers on administrative leave by the Prosser School District over social media posts, the question being raised by some is, 'do these districts have specific policies the employees must adhere to, perhaps as part of their contracts?' Are there 'rules' and regulations regarding social media and personal expression?

Read More

Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
[

Second Prosser School Employee Sidelined Over Facebook Immigration Comments

Just a few days after one Prosser school worker was placed on administrative leave a second has also had that happen over comments made on their own Facebook pages concerning the "A Day Without Immigrants" protests.

Read More

Wapato officer sues Mayor over shocking social media comments made about shooting (Google Street View)
Wapato officer sues Mayor over shocking social media comments made about shooting (Google Street View)
[

Wapato Mayor Sued by Officer Over Shocking Post-Shooting Comments

In the wake of a shooting involving a Wapato police officer last summer, shocking social media comments made by the town's mayor could result in a major lawsuit.

Read More

Wapato Mayor under fire for social media comments (Google Street View)
Wapato Mayor under fire for social media comments (Google Street View)
[

Petition Seeks Resignation Of Wapato Mayor Over Social Media Comments

In the wake of the fatal shooting of a domestic violence suspect by Wapato police in July, now several hundred citizens are demanding the resignation of the mayor, because of social media comments he made at the time.

Read More

Clowns pushing back against creepy movement (Chris Trotman-Getty)
Clowns pushing back against creepy movement (Chris Trotman-Getty)
[

#ClownLivesMatter Now Surpassing #BlackLivesMatter on Social Media

The website rt.com closely tracks viral and other trends and movements on social media throughout the world, as well as breaking societal trends. And now, they've discovered a new trend that's actually surpassing one of the biggest.

Read More

Suspect has been in jail since August, once investigation revealed sexual assault allegations (Google Street View)
Suspect has been in jail since August, once investigation revealed sexual assault allegations (Google Street View)
[

Accused Kennewick Social Network Rapist Facing $1 Million Bail

A man accused of using Facebook to meet girls and then sexually assault them has a hefty bail set for him, and is facing an October 13th court appearance in Benton County.

Read More

Farmville soon to be foreclosed upon? (Newstalk870 Farmville account)
Farmville soon to be foreclosed upon? (Newstalk870 Farmville account)
[

What Ever Happened to Farmville Facebook Game? We Look Back

Four or five years ago, you couldn't get away from it on Facebook. Feed my livestock, water my crops, fertilize. We couldn't escape the allure of "Farmville."  Now, it seem to have all but disappeared.

Read More

Facebook
Facebook
[

What Do You Think of the New Facebook ‘Like’ Options?

In case "liking" something didn't really capture how you felt about a certain post, Facebook has given you five other options to help you express yourself.

Read More

Category: News, Technology Tags:
Suspect captured in Kennewick robbery (KNDU-TV Kennewick Police)
Suspect captured in Kennewick robbery (KNDU-TV Kennewick Police)
[

Social Media Helps Catch Kennewick Circle-K Robber

Thanks to sharp observations from store employees, and tips generated through social media, a robber is behind bars. And, if you're going to rob a business, try NOT to be a regular previous customer!

Read More

Man arrested for social media sexual extortion (Getty Images)
Man arrested for social media sexual extortion (Getty Images)
[

Franklin County Man Arrested for Sexual Social Media Extortion

An Eltopia man is in the Benton County jail after authorities arrested him on allegations he was using a videotaped sexual encounter to extort money from a woman.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.