Nuclear Power Plant In Washington Unexpectedly Shut DownOfficials said there was no release of radiation and no danger to the public.
Richland Lab Supports Nearly 7,000 JobsThe U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington state economy last year, according to a study prepared by lab economists and released Thursday.
School District Phasing Out Swings On Playgrounds Due To Liability IssueRichland schools are phasing out swings on the playground citing that they have caused most injuries of any play equipment.
Feds Order Reinstatement Of Hanford Whistleblower The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety
Record Year For Richland's Nuclear PlantThe operator of the only nuclear power plant in the Northwest says it had a record year in 2012, producing more electricity than ever before in the 28-year history of the Columbia Generating Station at Richland.
Best Road Trips in WA August 31 - September 3Time to fuel up the car and hit the road for one last long weekend before summer’s end. Fortunately, there’s lots of great festivals happening in Washington, so you won’t have to travel far to celebrate maritime heritage, Northwest blackberries, cowboys and rodeo or arts and crafts.
Best U-Pick Peaches in Washington It's time for those yellow, fuzzy, juicy peaches! We've waited all year for peach cobbler, peach ice cream and peach pie! Washington grows some of the most delectable peach varieties, too! Whether it's at the market or in the orchard, here are places you can go to pick a pail of peaches!
Guide to Renaissance Festivals in WA Lords and Ladies! You are invited to join in on the medieval summer festivals in Western Washington! Come for the music, food, jousting and games. Take a step back into Elizabethan history. Here are some of our favorite Renaissance Festivals.
St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Around WA You don't have to find the rainbow's end to enjoy a St. Patrick's Day celebration. Just a wee drive from Seattle will do!
Woman apparently killed by her truck in Richland
"Spookiest" October Runs in Puget SoundWant to get in shape before the holidays? How about a Halloween costumed fun run? There are lots to choose from, with no tricks. Only treats. And many of them support great causes.