Information about newspapers, magazines, TV stations and radio stations is provided for Tri-Cities WA (Kennewick, Pasco, Richland) and other nearby communities including Yakima, Moses Lake, Walla Walla and Pendleton (see List of Cities & Counties and Area Maps).
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- Magazines & Ezines
- TV & Radio Stations
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News, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle and classifieds are available from the following newspapers:
- East Washingtonian (covers Pomeroy & Garfield County)
- Hermiston Herald
- La Voz (Hispanic newspaper for Southeast Washington & Northeast Oregon)
- My Columbia Basin (covers Walla Walla & Umatilla Counties)
- Tri-City Herald
- tú Decides (bilingual newspaper - Tri-Cities)
- Union Bulletin (covers Walla Walla, Dayton, Wallula, and Milton-Freewater)
- Valley Publishing Co. - Grandview Herald & Prosser Record-Bulletin
- Waitsburg Times (covers Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley)
- West County Times (covers Benton City & Central Benton County)
- 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.
Great Northwest Wine
Great Northwest Wine, 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.
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 free monthly entertainment guide which is distributed as an insert in the first-of-the-month issue of the local Tidbits of the Mid-Columbia publication. It's available wherever you get your copy of Tidbits. It provides information about performing arts and entertainment events.
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 and other spots around the Tri-Cities and online.
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 Yakima Herald-Republic News Department. 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 special publication produced monthly by the Yakima Herald-Republic News Department.
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 and Create TV. 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 over-the-air 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)
TV Station Directory - continued
Some of the TV stations also offer additional programming on sub-channels. Here is a list for the Tri-Cities:
- Telemundo - KFFX 11.2
- ion - KFFX 11.3
- Comet - KVVK-CD 15.2
- TBD - KVVK-CD 15.3
- Charge! - KVVK-CD 15.4
- CW Network - KEPR 19.2
- Stadium - KEPR 19.3
- SWX - KNDU 25.3
- Create TV - KTNW 31.2
- MHz Worldview - KTNW 31.3
- MeTV - KVEW 42.2
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 Locator is a search engine for finding AM and FM radio stations in the United States and all around the world. They have links to over 16,700 radio station web pages and over 12,300 station audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world.
There are over 60 radio stations that are within listening range of the Tri-Cities.