About Newspapers, Magazines, Radio and TV Stations
Information about newspapers, magazines, radio and TV stations is provided for Tri-Cities Washington and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton (see List of Cities & Counties and Area Maps). Check out the following topics:
- Radio and TV Stations
- Breaking Tri-Cities WA News
- Other Topics Covered by Tri-Cities Washington Guide
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News, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle and classifieds are available from the following newspapers:
- Dayton Chronical (covers Dayton, Columbia County, Starbuck)
- East Oregonian (covers Pendleton and Hermiston)
- Grandview Herald
- Hermiston Herald
- La Voz Hispanic Newspaper (Hispanic newspaper for Southeast Washington and Northeast Oregon)
- Prosser Record-Bulletin
- Sun Tribune News (Othello)
- The Entertainer Newspaper (Tri-Cities)
- Tri-City Herald
- tú Decides (bilingual newspaper - Tri-Cities)
- Union Bulletin (covers Walla Walla, Dayton, Wallula, and Milton-Freewater)
- Waitsburg Times (covers Waitsburg, Walla Walla and the Touchet Valley)
- Yakima Herald Republic
There are about a dozen magazines and guides published in the Tri-Cities region that are "lifestyle" related that are available in print edition and/or online.
Columbia Basin Herald Publications - Moses Lake
The Columbia Basin Herald in Moses Lake has published several guides that you may view online from their bookshelf that cover Moses Lake lifestyles, Grant County tourism, and more.
Kid's Play: Tri-City Family Magazine
Kid's Play: Tri-City Family Magazine is published quarterly in the Tri-Cities. It is a free family magazine that is distributed to all area Yokes grocery stores, Les Schwab Tire Centers, and Sterling Savings Bank branches. It covers topics of interest to parents with young children such as outdoor recreation, window sill gardening, etc. An extensive family oriented event calendar is also included.
Living TC Magazine
Living TC is a lifestyle magazine serving the Tri-Cities in southeastern Washington. From arts and entertainment and home and garden to food and drink and recreation, Living TC encompasses all there is to love about living in the Tri-Cities. We feature local content from local writers and photographers. Living TC is published by the Tri-City Herald. To receive a complimentary subscription to the print edition of this magazine, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOM Magazine - Tri-Cities
MOM Magazine is a brilliant little magazine for moms in the Tri-Cities that is published six times a year, and it includes a Cover MOM chosen locally! There is even an online blog where mom stuff can be discussed.
playdate Magazine - Yakima
playdate Magazine is a free magazine and family resource guide published six times a year by the Yakima Herald-Republic. Each issue offers practical ideas and includes the Yakima Valley's most complete kid-friendly calendar. The playdate Magazine is distributed to various places where parents go in the Yakima Valley. In addition, the current issue is available for viewing online.
Prosser Record-Bulletin Publications
The Prosser Record-Bulletin has published several guides that you can view online that include Prosser Our Town, The Grape Vine, Classic Cars, The Great Prosser Balloon Rally, and a few others.
Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
The Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business offers comprehensive coverage of business news in Prosser, Benton City, West Richland, Richland, Kennewick and Pasco. The Journal of Business is mailed each month to more than 8,000 companies and individual subscribers.
Tumbleweird - Tri-Cities
Logan Kaufman, co-owner of Adventures Underground in Richland, started a monthly publication called Tumbleweird that is available at his Richland business, other spots around the Tri-Cities and online.
Walla Walla Lifestyles
Walla Walla Lifestyles is published by the Union Bulletin in Walla Walla and is focused on the lifestyles of the Walla Walla valley region.
Wine Press Northwest
Wine Press Northwest, published in the Tri-Cities, is a quarterly publication for those with an interest in wine. You can subscribe to the print edition and/or read various wine related articles online. Online registration gives members access to additional content that is not available to guests.
Yakima Magazine is a free "high desert living" magazine that is published every two months by the Yakima Herald-Republic. The magazine is distributed to various locations in Yakima. In addition, the current issue is available for viewing online.
Radio and TV Stations
There are a number of radio and TV stations that serve the Tri-Cities region.
Northwest Public Radio
Northwest Public Radio (NPR) is a multi-station network serving Washington and portions of Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia that serves more than 3.6 milllion residents in the region with two different program services: NPR and Classical Music Service and the NPR News Service. You can listen to KFAE 89.1 FM in the Tri-Cities and view the complete coverage map for all NPR stations and frequencies.
Radio Station Directory
Radio Station World has a search form that allows you to search for all FM and AM radio stations by city and state. You can view the list of radio stations in this region that Radio Station World grouped by cities shown below:
- Tri-Cities, Walla Walla, Pendleton, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater
- Yakima, Ellensburg, Toppenish, Grandview
- Wenatchee, Ephrata, Moses Lake
Note: some of the radio stations support streaming webcasts provided you have the appropriate media player installed or you may be required to visit the station's website to listen "Live" which typically requires Adobe Flash to be enabled in your browser.
Tri-Cities Internet Radio
Tri-Cities Internet Radio is home of the Country Gold Network and Groovy Baby IR. The Country Gold Network plays the best in Texas Country Red Dirt Music, Nashville Hits, and Classic Country. Groovy Baby IR features songs you remember from the 60s, 70s, and the best of Disco music.
Northwest Public Television
Northwest Public Television, KWSU-TV in Pullman and KTNW-TV in Tri-Cities, provides a regional source of information, arts, culture and public affairs programming that features programs from PBS, Create TV, and MHZ's WorldView. The Tri-Cities area programs air on KTNW-TV 31.1, 31.2 and 31.3 while the local KWSU-TV cable channels are 10 & 10.1 (HD).
KWSU Media, the video production division for KWSU-TV and KTNW-TV, has produced over a dozen programs including: Fly Tying The Angler's Art, Painting The West, Dutch Oven & Camp Cooking, and Just a Minute.
TV Channel Listing
The following is a list of TV stations that broadcast in the Tri-Cities, Yakima, Walla Walla, and Pendleton region:
- KFFX (Tri-Cities & Pendleton, Channel 11, Fox affiliate)
- KVVK-CD (Tri-Cities, Channel 15, Univision - see KUNW-TV)
- KEPR (Tri-Cities, Channel 19, CBS affiliate)
- KNDU (Tri-Cities, Channel 25, NBC affilicate)
- KTNW (Tri-Cities, Channel 31, Public Television)
- KVEW (Tri-Cities, Channel 42, ABC affiliate)
- KORX-CA (Walla Walla, Channel 16, Univision - see KUNW-TV)
- KUNW-TV (Yakima, Channel 2, Univision)
- KNDO (Yakima, Channel 23, NBC affilaite)
- KIMA (Yakima, Channel 29, CBS affiliate)
- KAPP (Yakima, Channel 35, ABC affiliate)
- KCYU (Yakima, Channel 41, Fox affiliate)
- KYVE (Yakima, Channel 47, Public Television)
Some of the TV stations also offer additional programming on sub-channels. Here is a list for the Tri-Cities: