Lake Washington Monster: Sturgeon Washes up on Lake Shore
Imagine walking along a beach only to stumble upon a monster from the deep! Beachgoers along the shores of Lake Washington near Kenmore met such a creature, a giant White Sturgeon. The White Sturgeon that washed up on the Kenmore beach was identified as a female, spanned 8 feet long, and weighed nearly 400 pounds...
Will the Great Entiat Earthquake of 1872 Happen Again?
The USGS (United States Geological Survey) team of Sherrod, Blakely and Weaver used LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) and Paleoseismology in and around Entiat - and have found some evidence with future implications for our region.
Cruel WA Man Killed His Grandparents to Start His Own DIY Commune
"Our detectives determined that the victim's live-in grandson and several friends plotted to kill his grandparents so they could set up some type of commune." - Pierce County Sheriff’s Department
WA public pension system expected to be fully funded by 2027
Washington state’s public pension system is expected to be fully funded by 2027, according to the Office of the State Actuary. However, ongoing contributions will still be required for most of the 11 pension plans.
Slim Chances of FEMA disaster declaration for Spokane wildfires
It looks like Spokane County won't be getting as much federal aid as anticipated related to the recent area wildfires.
US 12 Wallula JCT Fire Update
US Highway 12 between the Tri-Cities and Walla Walla is re-opened after a fire closed both directions on Monday. (You can read the original post on the NewsRadio 610 KONA Website) The flames started Monday afternoon and burned near the Wallula junction between mileposts 303 and 307. Acc...
New permit required for large trucks on McNeil Canyon Road
Douglas County Commissioners adopted a new permitting process Tuesday for operators of vehicles weighing over 10,000 pounds to travel on McNeil Canyon Road. Commissioners closed the road for use by vehicles over 10,000 pounds in late August of this year due to safety concerns over road conditions and a study needed for for a planned roadway realignment and safety improvement project, anticipated for completion by 2025.
Chelan County Jail to Honor K9 Kait at Memorial Service
K9 Kait served as a narcotics-detecting canine with her partner and handler Corrections Deputy Jacob Lewis at the CCRJC until earlier this year. K9Kait passed away unexpectedly last month while undergoing treatment for chronic hepatitis of the liver.