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Did Fleeing Suspect Jump in Yakima River? Deputies Want to Know
Benton County Sheriff's and other law enforcement agencies are looking for this guy, 36-year-old Issac C. Gilbert.
Monday, he was involved in a disturbance near Benton City, but fled when officers arrived. Despite assistance from Pasco PD with a K-9 unit, and West Richland PD, he is still at lar…
Hot Water Killing Sockeye Salmon In Columbia River
I am an avid fisherman. When the sockeye salmon started returning from the ocean I was beyond ecstatic! But Mother Nature has a different plan for the sockeyes other than being caught for food! The water in the Columbia River is so hot this summer that a lot of the fish are dying.
Washington Man Found Guilty of 'Altering River'
A Mason County, Washington man could spend a year in jail, and is facing up to $16,000 in fines for "altering," or diverting, the course of a river.  Certainly not your everyday, average crime. (Photos show dramatic difference before and after dredging and earthmoving).
‘Rafting Gone Wild’ Gets Predictably Crazy
Over the weekend, 4000 revelers took to tubes of varying sizes and set up shop on the Sacramento-area American River for an afternoon billed as ‘Rafting Gone Wild.’ But instead of just the good booze-and-bikini fueled kind of wild, the event descended into a…