About Newspapers, Magazines, TV & Radio Stations
Information about newspapers, magazines, TV & radio 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:
- Magazines & Ezines
- TV & Radio Stations
- Other Topics Covered by Tri-Cities Washington Guide
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)
- My Columbia Basin (covers Walla Walla and Umatilla Counties)
- My Eastern Oregon (covers Union, Baker and Wallowa Counties)
- Prosser Record-Bulletin
- Sun Tribune News (Othello)
- Tri-City Herald
- tú Decides (bilingual newspaper - Tri-Cities)
- Union Bulletin (covers Walla Walla, Dayton, Wallula, and Milton-Freewater)
- Waitsburg Times (covers Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley)
- Yakima Herald Republic
Magazines & Ezines
There are several magazines and ezines published in the Tri-Cities that are "lifestyle" related that are available in print edition and/or online.
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.
The Senior Times has been delivering news to Mid-Columbia seniors since 1982. Each issue is filled with local events, stories on finance and health and news focused on those 55 and older. The Senior Times is delivered at the beginning of the month to more than 5,000 local seniors.
Taylored Living is a local, full color, printed magazine that averages 36 plus pages of content revolving around Life/Style & Community within the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas. It can be found at over twelve locations in the Tri-Cities or viewed online.
The Entertainer is a premier entertainment newspaper for the Tri-Cities and surrounding areas that is published each month and distributed to various retail outlets around the Tri-Cities region. The current and past issues are available online.
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.
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.
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.
Other Regional Magazines
Here are some other magazines that are published within the Tri-Cities region:
playdate Magazine - Yakima
playdate Magazine is a free magazine and family resource guide published six times a year by the Niche Products Department - a commercial division of 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.
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.
Yakima Magazine is a free "high desert living" magazine that is published every two months by the Niche Products Department - a commercial division of the Yakima Herald-Republic. The magazine is distributed to various locations in Yakima. In addition, the current issue is available for viewing online.
TV & Radio Stations
There are a number of TV and radio stations that serve the Tri-Cities region.
Northwest Public Broadcasting
Northwest Public Broadcasting provides a regional source of information, arts, culture and public affairs programming that features programs from PBS, Create TV, and MHZ's WorldView. You can watch programing on KWSU-TV in Pullman and KTNW-TV in the Tri-Cities. 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 Station Directory
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:
Northwest Journeys is a travel television show airing weekly on FOX affiliates in Eastern Washington and Northern Oregon. So tune in and watch the next adventure when our host meets more interesting people and explores more great places to spend your next weekend. The shows are broadcast on KFFX channel 11 in the Tri-Cities and on KCYU channel 41 in Yakima. Past shows can be viewed on youTube.
Northwest Public Broadcasting
Northwest Public Broadcsting (NWPB) offers 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 area 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.