Yasmeen Hassan

Anchor/Producer 6:30 News

"I'm honored to be able tell people's stories and be a part of this community."

She grew up all over the East Coast, but went to school in Tucson at the University of Arizona (Bear Down!). After graduating, Yasmeen moved to Phoenix to work in television, producing and reporting for Good Morning Arizona. She is excited about meeting new people, facing new challenges, and taking in everything that the Tri-Cities area has to offer. Yasmeen says the best part of her job is connecting to the community everyday.   YasmeenH@kvewtv.com @YasmeenKAPPKVEW https://www.facebook.com/YasmeenNews

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Helicopter Crash in Wenatchee

breaking news

A helicopter has crashed in Wenatchee.
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Washington Health Exchange Glitches Affect 6,000

Washington Healthplanfinder

At least 6,000 people who bought health insurance through Washington's new exchange are having trouble using that coverage because of computer glitches with the new program.
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Rainfall & other Factors Triggered Washington Slide

Oso mudslide

A team of scientists says intense rainfall likely played a major role in triggering a deadly landslide in the state of Washington.
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Mariners to Salute Oso Rescuers

Mariners Logo

The Seattle Mariners say they will pay tribute to the resilience of the people who live between Arlington and Darrington, as well as volunteers and first responders to the Oso mudslide.
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More Burned Housing Found in Oregon Fire

Wildfire

A Klamath County wildfire was more destructive than authorities initially believed.
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Washington State Unemployment Rate Falls

Jobs

Washington state's unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent last month, the lowest it has been in six years.
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Lightning Bolts Start Oregon Fires

Wildfire Graphic

Lightning struck Oregon more than 6,000 times Sunday and Monday, touching off small fires by the dozens.
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Human Remains Found Near Highway 204 in Umatilla County

Crime Tape

The Umatilla County Sheriff's Office is investigating human remains found near Highway 204.
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Names Released in Spokane Medical Complex Shooting

Medical Complex Shooting

The Spokane County Medical Examiner has released the identity of a woman shot and killed by her husband at a medical complex.
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New State Rules on Fish Consumption

Fish Farm

Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing to dramatically increase the fish consumption rate that partly drives water quality standards in the state.
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Seattle Moves Closer to Lifting Cap on Rideshares

Uber cabs

Seattle has moved one step closer to lifting the cap on rideshare cars allowed to pick up passengers alongside traditional taxi companies.
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2 Private Planes Collide Near Idaho Airstrip

breaking news

U.S. Forest Service officials say two small private planes collided in midair near a central Idaho airstrip.
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List of Pot Shop Locations in Washington State

Marijuana license application

Washington state's first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week.
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DOE to Clean Up Nuclear Accident Site

Hanford Site

Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
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Washington Attorney General Sues Over Phony Fee

Scam Alert

Nearly 3,000 businesses in Washington may receive refunds of a $125 fee they mistakenly paid, thinking it was a government requirement.
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Semi-Truck Crashes into Hermiston Fire Building

SEMI CRASHES INTO HERMISTON FIRE

Hermiston Fire rushed to a truck accident around 5 a.m. Friday.
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Volunteers Move Two Tons of Rock at Kittitas Mine

More than 50 volunteers showed up at the site of an old Kittitas County gold mine and moved 2 tons of rock by hand to help the owner comply with Forest Service regulations.
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Suspected Seattle Pacific University Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Seattle Pacific Shooting

The attorney representing the man accused of killing one student and wounding two others at a Seattle university says she is planning to pursue an insanity defense for her client.
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Chemical Vapor and Worker Protection Study at the Hanford Site

Hanford Site

At the request of Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has assembled a team of recognized experts to perform an independent review of the chemical vapors program at the Hanford nuclear waste cleanup site in Washington state.
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Senators Propose 12 Cent Federal Gas Tax Increase

Gas Prices

Two senators unveiled a bipartisan plan Wednesday to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes for the first time in more than two decades, pitching the proposal as a solution to Congress' struggle to pay for highway and transit programs.
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