Andrew Kirk has been a journalist since 2003. Although originally from the Tri-Cities, he lived in Utah for 17 years and is a graduate of the University of Utah. He is married with children and currently lives in Richland. He is an amateur historian and used to teach Mandarin Chinese to middle school students in Park City, Utah. For fun he watches movies, visits parks with his kids and occasionally rides a bicycle.
Hermiston Shooting Called Murder-Suicide, 14-Year-Old Missing
Just after 11:15 a.m. police were called to the 200 Block of North 11th. Street after reports of a shooting. They now say two people were killed and the injured person was taken to the hospital. At a 4 p.m. update the police declared the scene a murder-suicide and are asking for the public's he…
Should Video Review Be Unlimited If They Keep Ending in Your Favor?
Watching Olympic men's volleyball (USA v Canada) I noticed you get two requests for video play review but the request doesn't count if the decision was reversed in your favor.
Illegal Residence Catches Fire Behind Kennewick Business
A 5th wheel trailer behind a Kennewick truck and equipment sales business on Fruitland Street caught fire Wednesday afternoon.
Help School Kids in Need With Our Annual ‘Stuff the Bus’ School Supply Drive
Townsquare Media and Apple Valley Dental have partnered together to help collect school supplies for area students in need. Please drop off your donations at Apple Valley Dental or Townsquare Media's office by August 19. SHAKE (Seniors Helping All Kids Education) works with …
Weather Forecast for July 4, 2016 Is FANTASTIC!
The largest fireworks show in Eastern Washington is in Columbia Park in Kennewick on Monday. Last year was HOT! This year? We're VERY excited for the weather forecasts.
Where to Watch Fireworks This Weekend for July 4, 2016
There will be fireworks going off all weekend around the Mid Columbia! The largest is the River of Fire Festival in Kennewick, but you can also watch from Walla Walla's Pioneer Park, Hermiston's Butte Park, Othello's Lions Park and more!
Take a Selfie With a Historical Figure at RIVER OF FIRE!
The Patriotic Heritage booth will have Revolutionary War-era characters available starting around 4 p.m. at the 2016 River of Fire for taking selfies!
See 3rd Date and Eclectic Approach June 25 at Cool Desert Nights Street Dance!
Join us Saturday, June 25, starting at 8 p.m. for the Cool Desert Nights Street Dance at John Dam Plaza. Tickets are just $10 and available at the door for this 21-and-over event.
Stray Bullet Hits Elderly Man After Shots at Neppel’s Dockside Pub
68-year-old Robert Cook of Moses Lake was minding his own business turning his pickup truck onto West Broadway when he was shot by a thug at Neppel's Dockside Pub!
LIGO Did It Again! Gravitational Waves Detected AGAIN!
Albert Einstein said colliding black holes should create tiny jiggles in the space-time fabric. LIGO at Hanford was built to detect them if they exist. A second was built in Louisiana to confirm the event and also to triangulate where they came from. Apparently LIGO and its sister station detected t…