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Since last April, lumber prices have skyrocketed. By 200% in fact. This could make your summer projects more expensive since more people are staying home, working on home improvement projects and manufactures can't keep up with demand.

The gusty winds, blowing dust and scattered showers that accompanied today's cold front will taper later off later tonight. Be prepared though, because it's gonna be a cold night and things are expected to be frosty Saturday morning.

Vans company co-founder, Paul Van Doren, whose iconic sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international success, died at 90. The company announced his death on social media Friday, but didn’t provide any details.

According to a Harris poll, despite the ease of getting a vaccine, 10% of the population say they'll get one whenever they get around to it.

Users of the social media app TikTok contacted Kennewick police after seeing a video featuring a young woman in Mexico that they say matched the approximate age and possibly aged appearance of Juarez.

Rachel Zoll, who wrote for 17 years at the Associated Press as a religion reporter and was known for her warm heart and world-class reporting skills, has died at 55 after a three-year bout with brain cancer.

Seeking to empower girls through creativity and expression, WriteGirl offers support, guidance and the tools to have their voices heard. During the pandemic, mentees have explored subjects such as poetry, screenwriting, journalism and songwriting.

On Thursday, WHO said the delays in vaccine deliveries risk opening the door to a new wave of infections on the continent, and the emergence of new Covid-19 variants.

Legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is running aground in the Senate, partly knocked off course by the conservative push against transgender participation in girls and women’s athletics.

Local shelters are seeing an increased intake of kittens! Do you need a furry friend in your life?


Total devastation in Malden, where an estimated 80% of homes were destroyed by a wildfire Monday. The Whitman County Sheriff's Office shared these drone pictures with our @DstnyRichardsTV . #4NewsNow  #WaWILDFIRE 

Fifth Harmony is coming to the Spokane Country Interstate Fair! See them live on 9/13 at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale at

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In September, trailed Boise State 31-10 with less than eight minutes left in the game. Tyler Hilinski, who came into the game off the bench, helped lead the Cougars to a thrilling 47-44 triple overtime win over the Broncos. Rest in peace, #3 

Video shows the moment a rock slide came falling down on Highway 95 near Riggins. The highway remains blocked with no estimated time of reopening. 📸: Carmen Escalera

Police and firefighters were responding Saturday to a major explosion at a strip shopping mall in the South Florida city of Plantation, authorities said. Read more here:

People who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely gather for Easter on Sunday — both indoors and without masks, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.