Lida Alikhani

Multi-Media Journalist

"Journalism has always been a passion of mine. I enjoy getting to know people and I see television as a platform to tell their stories. Tri-Cities is an entirely new environment for me, making it exciting to learn, which I hope will only make me a better reporter."

Lida Alikhani joined Your Local ABC as a Reporter in June of 2013.  

Lida grew up in Los Angeles, California where she attended Cal State University Northridge and graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism in May of 2013.   Lida worked as a Production Assistant for ABC Network News during her last year of college working on shows like Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer, 20/20 and Nightline.  

Prior to that, Lida was an intern for ABC, she also interned for CNN in Atlanta, GA and WCBS in New York City.   Lida is excited to learn more about the Tri-Cities and surrounding cities in order to tell people's stories.


Inslee Talks Cap-and-Trade Bill

Boise plant Wallula

Governor Jay Inslee spoke before the legislature today regarding his cap-and-trade tax increase proposal.
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Inslee Talks Tax Increase Proposal

Gov. Inslee

One major decision the legislature will have to vote on this session is Governor Jay Inslee's tax increase proposal of $1.5 Billion.
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Injured Vet Receives Wheelchair Accessible Van

Vet Receives Wheelchair Accessible Van

A local vet who was injured while serving and is now in a wheelchair receives a prize that will make her life a little easier.
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Wellness Fair

Wellness Fair

The Richland School District is putting on it's annual Wellness Fair at Enterprise Middle School.
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Local Rep. Proposes New Bill Following Triple-Homicide

WA Legislature

A local state representative proposes a bill in the legislature that would allow for prosecutors to charge a suspected murderer with an additional count of murder for killing a pregnant woman.
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Seahawks Fans Rally in Richland

Seahawks Rally

Hundreds of Seattle Seahawks fans decked in green and blue braved the cold rain today and marched for their team.
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Hundreds Participate in 2015 Polar Plunge

Polar Plunge

Hundreds of participants took the cold dip in the Columbia River Saturday for this year's Polar Plunge to benefit the Special Olympics of Washington.
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Man Allegedly Breaks Into a Home & Stabs Victim

Stabbing Gfx

A man is behind bars for allegedly breaking into another man's house and stabbing him.
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2 New Officers Join KPD

KPD Swearing In Ceremony

Kennewick Police Chief Ken Hohenberg swearing in two new police officers.
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Nueva Vista Groundbreaking

Nueva Vista Groundbreaking

The Kennewick Housing Authority and Board of Commissioners are breaking ground on a new affordable housing development.
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Group Raises $175K to Rebuild Aviary

Pioneer Park Aviary

The "Friends" of Pioneer Park Aviary in Walla Walla raises $175,000 to help rebuild the aviary.
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Testing for Bird Flu

Bird Flu

In wake of recent reports that more than 700 birds have been infected with avian influenza in Benton County, health officials are covering a lot of ground to make sure no other birds fly under the radar.
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3-Year-Old Killed in Walla Walla House Fire

Child Dies in House Fire

Members of the Walla Walla community are mourning the loss of a 3-year-old girl who died from smoke inhalation in a fire late last night.
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Teenage Boy Hit By Car While Walking to School

Hit and Run

A teenage boy in Richland said he was hit by a car while walking to school yesterday morning.
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Local Students Create App to Help Teens with Stress & Depression

Teens Create App

A group of students at Tri-tech Skills center in Kennewick are state winners of an innovative app challenge.
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Washington Policy Center Summit Solutions Conference

Solutions Summit

Leaders of the Washington Policy Center host a Summit Solutions conference to discuss the upcoming legislative session.
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Former Cancer Patients Hand Make Gifts for Patients

Northwest Cancer Clinic

This year, former cancer patients from the Northwest Cancer Clinic in Kennewick are giving handmade gifts to current cancer patients.
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Christmas Ever Dinner at Union Gospel Mission

Christmas Ever Dinner

The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission in Pasco is opening its doors to feed those who are needy this Christmas holiday.
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Richland PD Takes to Twitter to Hire More Officers

Richland PD Twitter

The Richland Police Department is taking to social media to recruit new police officers.
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Murder Suspect Pleads Not-Guilty

Deshawn Anderson

A local murder suspect pleads not-guilty in a Franklin Co. courtroom today.
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