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  • Teachers Say Parents Can Do Their Part to Prepare Their Kids for School

    Teachers Say Parents Can Do Their Part to Prepare Their Kids for School

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:27 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:27:10 GMT
    Parents can make sure their kids are prepared for the school year.Parents can make sure their kids are prepared for the school year.
    Teachers are prepared for a new school year but parents can help students get ready mentally.  
    Teachers are prepared for a new school year but parents can help students get ready mentally.  
  • Richland Post Office Will Relocate to New Location

    Richland Post Office Will Relocate to New Location

    Friday, August 22 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-23 01:23:36 GMT
    The new location will open Monday at 639 Cullum Avenue.The new location will open Monday at 639 Cullum Avenue.
    The Richland Main post office will open at a new location on Monday.  
    The Richland Main post office will open at a new location on Monday.  
  • PHOTOS: Harvest 2014

    PHOTOS: Harvest 2014

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-08-22 23:50:16 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - One of the great parts about living in Spokane, is if you head out of town in any direction, you're going to run into some beautiful farm land. I grew up south of Spokane, near Plaza, and one of my favorite things to do was to sit on the porch at night and stare south towards Rosalia at all of the rolling hills of wheat, lentils, barley and peas. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - One of the great parts about living in Spokane, is if you head out of town in any direction, you're going to run into some beautiful farm land. I grew up south of Spokane, near Plaza, and one of my favorite things to do was to sit on the porch at night and stare south towards Rosalia at all of the rolling hills of wheat, lentils, barley and peas. 
  • WATCH: Grouper eats a shark in one bite!

    WATCH: Grouper eats a shark in one bite!

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:06 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:06:33 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Shark Week has been trending on social media this week, and while humans go crazy for Shark Week, a recent trending video on YouTube shows exactly what Grouper fish think about sharks.
    KHQ.COM - Shark Week has been trending on social media this week, and while humans go crazy for Shark Week, a recent trending video on YouTube shows exactly what Grouper fish think about sharks. What's a Grouper? They are apparently giant fish with stout bodies and large mouths. I'd never heard of them before, but after doing some research, I've likened them to the "pigs of the sea."
  • Dog recovering from gun shots looks for loving home

    Dog recovering from gun shots looks for loving home

    Friday, August 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-08-22 21:00:29 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Just for a second, forget everything you think you know about Pit Bulls. Forget that you think they are vicious or that you've heard they attack children. Approaching this story with an open mind might just change your opinion of what can actually be a very sweet, people-loving breed. A very special pit bull is lucky to be alive after enduring two gun shot wounds and abuse that left her blind in one eye.
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Just for a second, forget everything you think you know about Pit Bulls. Forget that you think they are vicious or that you've heard they attack children. Approaching this story with an open mind might just change your opinion of what can actually be a very sweet, people-loving breed. A very special pit bull is lucky to be alive after enduring two gun shot wounds and abuse that left her blind in one eye.
  • WATCH IT: A farmer. A trombone. An empty field. What happens next?

    WATCH IT: A farmer. A trombone. An empty field. What happens next?

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:42 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:42:29 GMT
    KHQ.COM - The video begins simply enough. A man who calls himself Farmer Derek Klingenberg walks into the frame with a trombone, looks at the camera, gives a "shhhhh" sign, and then sits down in a lawn chair and begins to play a cover version of Lorde's "Royals." 
    KHQ.COM - The video begins simply enough. A man who calls himself Farmer Derek Klingenberg walks into the frame with a trombone, looks at the camera, gives a "shhhhh" sign, and then sits down in a lawn chair and begins to play a cover version of Lorde's "Royals." What happens next? An audience quickly forms. Check it out.
  • Drivers Stranded, Some Homes Damaged and Highways Closed due to Mudslides near Twisp

    Drivers Stranded, Some Homes Damaged and Highways Closed due to Mudslides near Twisp

    Friday, August 22 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-08-22 12:44:53 GMT
    Officials in a north-central Washington county hard-hit by wildfire this summer say heavy rain has triggered flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of two highways and stranding some motorists.
    Officials in a north-central Washington county hard-hit by wildfire this summer say heavy rain has triggered flash floods and mud slides, damaging some homes, blocking portions of two highways and stranding some motorists.
  • WHAT DO YOU THINK? NFL Asking Halftime Performers To Pay To Play

    WHAT DO YOU THINK? NFL Asking Halftime Performers To Pay To Play

    SWXRightNow.com - I think one of the reasons the Super Bowl is consistently one of, it not the most watched television events of the year is because there is something for everyone. 
    SWXRightNow.com - I think one of the reasons the Super Bowl is consistently one of, it not the most watched television events of the year is because there is something for everyone. The majority of the people tune in to watch the NFL's top two teams battle for supremacy, but there are also those casual viewers who tune in for the commercials, or the halftime show.
  • Update Shows Rate Of Birth Defect Remains High In Our Region

    Update Shows Rate Of Birth Defect Remains High In Our Region

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:48:28 GMT
    A new update shows the rate of a rare birth defect continues to remain about four times higher than the national average in our region.  
    A new update shows the rate of a rare birth defect continues to remain about four times higher than the national average in our region.  
  • Kennewick Man Fighting ALS Is Proud Of Ice Bucket Challengers

    Kennewick Man Fighting ALS Is Proud Of Ice Bucket Challengers

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:42:41 GMT
    Everyone is doing it. The ice bucket challenge is a viral sensation sweeping our nation, but all the fun has a very serious reality.  
    Everyone is doing it. The ice bucket challenge is a viral sensation sweeping our nation, but all the fun has a very serious reality.  
  • Wheat farmers taking a double hit as prices drop and weather takes its toll

    Wheat farmers taking a double hit as prices drop and weather takes its toll

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:29:24 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Experts with the Washington Grain Commission say wheat production is at its lowest since 2008. Glen Squires with the Washington Grain Commission says the current average price per bushel of wheat is around $6.20 down from last year's price at $7.53. Dry conditions in Eastern Washington is also taking its toll on wheat farmers. 
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Experts with the Washington Grain Commission say wheat production is at its lowest since 2008. Glen Squires with the Washington Grain Commission says the current average price per bushel of wheat is around $6.20 down from last year's price at $7.53. Dry conditions in Eastern Washington is also taking its toll on wheat farmers. 
  • SLIDESHOW: The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    SLIDESHOW: The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    SWXrightnow.com - The business of the NFL is booming like it never has before. It's a money machine that just keeps on generating profit or owners and players. 
    SWXrightnow.com - The business of the NFL is booming like it never has before. It's a money machine that just keeps on generating profit or owners and players. The National Football League is the most valuable sports league in the world. This week Forbes magazine came out with the worth of each of the 32 teams. INSIDE>>>|SLIDESHOW: See how YOUR team ranks|
  • Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

    Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:00:14 GMT
    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. 
    EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. Obama says the entire world is "appalled" by Foley's killing. The president says he spoke Wednesday with Foley's family and offered condolences.
  • HEALTH ALERT: Peanut butter recall for salmonella

    HEALTH ALERT: Peanut butter recall for salmonella

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-20 13:50:34 GMT
    KHQ.COM - The FDA announced a peanut butter recall on August 19th. nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. >>>LINK TO RECALL LIST INSIDE>>>
    KHQ.COM - The FDA announced a peanut butter recall on August 19th. nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and specific private label nut butters packaged in glass and plastic jars because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. >>>LINK TO RECALL LIST INSIDE>>>
  • PHOTOS: Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way

    PHOTOS: Grizzly bears use tools? WSU study under way

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:44:30 GMT
    PULLMAN, Wash. - In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. 
    PULLMAN, Wash. - In a first-ever study, researchers at Washington State University are examining whether grizzly bears make and use tools. And while it's too soon to reach a broad scientific conclusion, at least one female bear is demonstrating that, yes, she definitely can. 
  • Yellowstone Sees Two Deaths in Past Week

    Yellowstone Sees Two Deaths in Past Week

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 12:07 PM EDT2014-08-19 16:07:32 GMT
    Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park
    Authorities identify the young girl, who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon in Yellowstone National Park, as eight-year-old Zahra Allahyari.
    Authorities identify the young girl, who died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon in Yellowstone National Park, as eight-year-old Zahra Allahyari.
  • The Kennewick Planning Commission Will Review the Ordinance for Selling Marijuana

    The Kennewick Planning Commission Will Review the Ordinance for Selling Marijuana

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:28 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:28:36 GMT
    The planning commission will make a recommendation to the city council about retailers selling marijuana in Kennewick. 
    The planning commission will make a recommendation to the city council about retailers selling marijuana in Kennewick. 
  • Recent Homicides Unrelated Says County Prosecutor

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:53:49 GMT
    Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Shawn Sant wanted to make clear, in no way are the recent Connell murder and the Benton County triple homicide related.
    Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney Shawn Sant wanted to make clear, in no way are the recent Connell murder and the Benton County triple homicide related.
  • UPDATE: New Details In Triple Homicide Revealed In Court Documents

    UPDATE: New Details In Triple Homicide Revealed In Court Documents

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:47:49 GMT
    More details are coming to light in the case of a triple homicide that happened off of Nine Canyon Road in southern Benton County.  
    More details are coming to light in the case of a triple homicide that happened off of Nine Canyon Road in southern Benton County.  
  • WATCH: Glacier time lapse video gets adorable photobomb

    WATCH: Glacier time lapse video gets adorable photobomb

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:09 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:09:38 GMT
    KHQ.COM - Members of Greenpeace USA were recently looking to capture a timelapse video of a valley in Glacier National Park in an effort to raise awareness about climate change and how it is impacting the park's glacier and tundra.
    KHQ.COM - Members of Greenpeace USA were recently looking to capture a timelapse video of a valley in Glacier National Park in an effort to raise awareness about climate change and how it is impacting the park's glacier and tundra. However, their video was interrupted by what might just be the most adorable photobomb ever. As "The Dude" would say, "Oh, nice marmot."
  • Girl Dies in YNP Fall

    Girl Dies in YNP Fall

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:47 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:47:54 GMT
    Yellowstone National ParkYellowstone National Park
    A young girl died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
    A young girl died Sunday morning after falling into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
  • Woman Drowns While Tubing with Family and Friends at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake

    Woman Drowns While Tubing with Family and Friends at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake

    Sunday, August 17 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-18 02:32:31 GMT
    More tragedy at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake. 
    More tragedy at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake. 
  • The Fort Walla Walla Museum Hosted Their Annual Ice Cream Social

    The Fort Walla Walla Museum Hosted Their Annual Ice Cream Social

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:47:45 GMT
    The Fort Walla Walla Museum  gave out ice cream while kids toured the exhibits. The Fort Walla Walla Museum gave out ice cream while kids toured the exhibits.
    The Fort Walla Walla Museum had an ice cream social Sunday for kids before they go back to school.
    The Fort Walla Walla Museum had an ice cream social Sunday for kids before they go back to school.
  • A Pasco Class Reunion Gets Some Special Musical Guests

    A Pasco Class Reunion Gets Some Special Musical Guests

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:42 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:42:17 GMT
    Pasco High School Class of 1974 had live musical guests to complete their reunion weekend. Pasco High School Class of 1974 had live musical guests to complete their reunion weekend.
    The Pasco High School Class of 1974 had some special musical guests to end their reunion weekend.
    The Pasco High School Class of 1974 had some special musical guests to end their reunion weekend.
  • Cougs Move on Campus in Pullman

    Cougs Move on Campus in Pullman

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:26 AM EDT2014-08-17 05:26:10 GMT
    The Washington State University campus is teeming with Cougs, even though classes won't begin until later this month.
    The Washington State University campus is teeming with Cougs, even though classes won't begin until later this month.
  • Parents Wake at Campground near Moses Lake to Find Baby Boy Dead, No Foul Play Suspected

    Parents Wake at Campground near Moses Lake to Find Baby Boy Dead, No Foul Play Suspected

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:37:29 GMT
    A young couple camping at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake woke around 6 a.m. Saturday to find their baby not breathing and without a pulse. 
    A young couple camping at Potholes State Park near Moses Lake woke around 6 a.m. Saturday to find their baby not breathing and without a pulse. 
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