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One of our many damaged roads, FEMA has declared Benton-Franklin Counties disaster areas (Benton County Road Department)
One of our many damaged roads, FEMA has declared Benton-Franklin Counties disaster areas (Benton County Road Department)
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Feds Declare 13 WA Counties Disaster Areas Due to Harsh Winter

Gov. Inslee's office announced Friday the Trump Administration has granted a disaster declaration for 13 Washington state counties, due to the damage caused by the harsh winter, excessive snow, followed by rain, melting runoff and other other factors that caused hundreds of millions in damages.

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Farmers can recoup damage from harsh winter (KNDU-TV Newstalk870)
Farmers can recoup damage from harsh winter (KNDU-TV Newstalk870)
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Benton County Farmers, Ranchers Can Get Help From Extreme Winter Damage

The Farm Services Office in Prosser is urging Benton County farmers to get in their damage reports, as there is disaster assistance and emergency loans available.

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Heavy Snow Hits Hami
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We Have Many Potholes on Tri-City Roads… Ever Wonder Why?

Now that most of the snow has melted from our roadways I've noticed an awful lot of potholes... why does this happen? Why this year in particular...

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Snow And Ice Continue To Cause Travel Chaos Throughout The UK
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10 Things You Should Stock Up on Before Getting Snowed In

We've finally gotten a break from the snow storms, but we're not out of the woods yet. There may be more snow and ice headed our way, so I've made a list of things you should definitely have in case of getting snowed in...

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Massive Blizzard Hits New England
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Are the Tri Cities in for a Super Cold Winter?

I know you don't want to think about it, but Winter is Coming. Not that's not just a catchy Game of Thrones quote! If you were living in the Tri-Cities last year you know how CRAZY hot it was this time of year...

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Stay Safe by Keeping Off Local Frozen Bodies of Water

I know it's tempting to ice skate or run across that frozen lake in your neighborhood but it probably is not be safe!

With the temperature dropping Columbia Basin Dive Rescue Team wants to remind everyone to keep off of frozen bodies of water at all costs...

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Tips for Driving in Upcoming Winter Weather

State troopers had many calls reporting accidents due to the icy road conditions on Tuesday.  Here are some reminders they have to help get you to your destination safely! 

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Sinkhole Swallows Snow Plow, Winter May Never End

This winter has been so brutal that the ground can no longer deal.

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Coeur D' Alene Resort Christmas Celebration
Coeur D' Alene Resort Christmas Celebration (Courtesy Coeur D'Alene Resort)
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WOW! Win A Holiday Getaway At the Coeur D’ Alene Resort From Newstalk 870!

You could win a room for 2, restaurant certificate, and 4 tickets for the Coeur d'Alene Christmas Cruise on Lake Coeur D'Alene!

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Oregon State Patrol crash I-84
Oregon State Patrol crash I-84 (Oregon State Patrol)
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Traveling I-84, Other Highways In Next Day or So? Watch for Icy Conditions

By mid weekend, the temps are supposed to warm up enough to minimize icy travel. But until then, drive carefully!

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