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Appropriate–Pink Fire Retardant Used on Candy Mountain Fire
West Richland PD and other officials are praising the teamwork of Benton County and other fire crews, for suppressing the Candy Mountain fire that broke out around 1am Friday morning. We couldn't help but notice the color of the preventative fire retardant used near the blaze.
Area Schools Could Cancel After-School Activities Due to Smoke
Tuesday morning, school officials in Kennewick, Richland, Pasco, Washtucna and Christ The King Private School announced their students will be kept inside during recess, lunch, P.E. and other periods they would normally be outdoors, due to very poor air quality from our NW Fires. After being rated m…
Does Tri-Cities Have Another CRAZY Winter Coming?
This past winter was rough. REALLY rough. Record snow fall, enduring cold, and it seemed to last forever! We survived, thankfully, but what's in store for this coming winter? According to the Farmer's Almanac, wait for it.... this winter should see the weather getting back to normal...
Seattle Breaks Own Record for… Days with NO Rain!
Seattle, the city known for raining all the time, as just broken its all time record for...days without rain.
The record was broken on Tuesday the 8th with 52 total days without rain. The previous record of 51 days was set back in 1951 according to news reports...
Eastern WA Has Worst Air in County Right Now, Say Experts
According to various sources, the air quality in Eastern Washington, North Idaho and Northeast Oregon is among the worst in the entire U.S., due to smoke from those British Columbia fires and others. On the map, yellow is moderate, orange not very good, and red is 'put on a mask and stay indoor…
My Smokey Sunset Pics!
We all hate the smoke, but love the sunrise and sunset beauty it brings! These were taken last evening from my front porch in West Richland. (Taken without effects or filters on my cheap-o Cannon Power Shot that I really love!)
108 Degrees Forecast, Near All Time High Temps Next Week
Get ready for another heat wave!
The National Weather Service has forecast temperatures near 108 degrees next Wednesday. The all time high for that specific day is 109 degrees that was set back in 1998 according to news reports. The temperature will be right around 100 degrees all wekend for boat rac…

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