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.

Articles

Hastings: We have a country that believes in freedom

Doc Hastings

Congressman Doc Hastings speaks at the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Pasco this afternoon.
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Truck Crashes Into Home

Truck in Home

The driver of a lawn care business crashes the company truck straight into a Kennewick home this afternoon.
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WRPS Employee Treated for Possible Hanford Vapor Symptoms

Hanford tank farm workers

A Washington River Protection Solutions employee reports symptoms potentially related to chemical vapors inside SY tank farm today.
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Woman Dies; Her Organs Will Save Others

Raquel R Middleton

26-year-old Raquel Middleton was hit by a car in Kennewick on Saturday and was prounounced brain dead at Kadlec Regional Medical Center.
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Victim's Father: You never know when your last with your family will be

Raquel R Middleton

A 26-year-old woman is brain-dead after being hit by a car in Kennewick Saturday afternoon.
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UPDATE: Woman Hit by Car is Brain Dead, but on Life Support

Raquel Middleton

A 26-year-old woman is brain dead after being hit by a car in Kennewick Saturday afternoon.
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Livestock Auctions at the Fair

66th Annual Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

For most of the week, the focus has been on the fun at the Benton-Franklin Fair. There was still plenty of that today but there was also some big business.
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State Investigating Safety Sales Tax Campaign

Public Safety Sales Tax

Following a request from the Attorney General's Office, the Public Disclosure Commission is investigating allegations against Benton County officials.
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Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Tough Enough to Wear Pink

"I'm tough enough to wear pink," said Scott English, Co-Chair of the Horse Heaven Round Up.
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Noel Shannon Hosts Spaghetti Feed

Noel Shannon

Tonight, Noel Shannon, is hosting a spaghetti feed at the Elks Club in Milton-Freewater to raise money for a prosthetic leg.
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Alternative Bus Routes for Delayed Dayton Bridge Construction

School

[Kennewick, WA] – Staff from the Kennewick School District and the City of Kennewick developed a plan to route school buses through Keewaydin Park for the morning and afternoon routes.
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Habitat for Humanity Breaks Ground in Pasco

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is building new homes in Pasco and the non-profit organization held a groundbreaking ceremony today.
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CBC & Kadlec to Build New Medical Building

CBC Logo

Columbia Basin College is collaborating with Kadlec Regional Medical Center to build a new medical facility in Richland. 
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Noel Shannon Revisits Crash Site

Noel Shannon

We are continuing to follow the story of a young Walla Walla woman who lost her leg in a pickup truck accident. Your Local ABC joined 23-year-old Noel Shannon as she returned to the crash site today in the mountains above Milton-Freewater where she was involved in a tragic accident forcing doctors to have to amputate her left leg.
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Man Pleads Not-Guilty to Connell Murder

Bounhomsavahn

18-year-old Fernando Gonzalez pleads not-guilty to shooting and killing 32-year-old John David Bounhomsavahn (shown above) in a Franklin County courtoom this morning.
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66th Annual Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Preps

66th Annual Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo

The 66th Annual Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo kicks off tomorrow morning and it's been a busy day on the fairgrounds as everyone is preparing for the big event.
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70-Year-Old Man Pleads Not-Guily to Child Molestation

Vernon Gillett 2

A 70-year-old Kennewick man pleads not-guily to 2nd-degree child molestation.
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Prosecutor: Connell Murder Unrelated to Recent Benton Co. Homicides

Bounhomsavahn

Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant holds a press conference today to inform the public that a Connell shooting that left one man dead is completely unrelated to the three homicides in Benton County two weeks ago.
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Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo Parade

Parade

The Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo parade took place in downtown Kennewick this morning.
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Fill the Boot

Fill-the-Boot

It's that time of year when local firefighters ask the community to "Fill the Boot."
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