After triggering widespread panic in some circles, it's been discovered the huge hillside slide known as Rattlesnake Ridge is actually slowing and changing direction.
Now, this doesn't mean it won't ever slide or come down. But after nearly a year since it's discovery by a pilot flying over the hill (he saw the crack in the hillside) monitors show the massive 'slice' of slope has slowed, and is ac
Wednesday afternoon, Benton County Sheriff's responded to a call from a driver who reported seeing a body lying next to the chain link fence that borders the interstate, just East of Prosser.
Deputies responded, and found the person, believed to be a male between the ages of 55-70...
You may recall a couple of winters ago when a man died near Grandview, trying to jump across the divider that separates the Interstate where there's an overpass, the Jersey barrier. He fell to his death. Now it's happened to a Pasco man.
Although the fire has closed Interstate 82 near the junction with I-84, it poses no threat to any chemical weapons, because they're no longer stored at the site. Interstate was still closed as of 1:30pm Monday near Washington border due to smoke.
Oregon State Patrol officials are still investigating, along with the county coroner and others, why a man was lying alongside Interstate 84 in Oregon. He was said to be in significant medical distress, and later died.