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Andrew Kirk has been a journalist for nine years. Although originally from the Tri-Cities, he has lived in Utah for the past 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.
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Traffic Light Goes Out on Major Washington Highway Friday Morning, State Says They’ll Get to It Monday

A power outage Friday morning in northern Richland knocked out several traffic lights, including the one at the intersection of Aaron Drive and State Route 240. While city crews had all lights repaired by 11 a.m., the Washington State Department of Transportation (WDOT) said everyone was off work and the light would be fixed Monday.

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Why Lights Were Out in Richland Friday Morning

Hundreds of residents in Richland and dozens of drivers on George Washington Way were inconvenienced Friday morning by a power outage. Officer David Clark of the Richland Police Department said something damaged power lines near the intersection of GW Way and McMurray Street. That cut power along most of GW Way.

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Flickr, Bruce Cohen
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So Much for a White Christmas in the Tri-Cities!

The weather was absolutely gorgeous Monday afternoon. I took my daughter down to the river to throw rocks in and I just couldn't muster sadness for the lack of snow. If you can't have a white Christmas, the next best thing is a beautiful, sunny Christmas in the Mid-Columbia!

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Flickr, John Spooner
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Richland’s Bicycle Polo Club Could Use a Few More Participants

I enjoyed some December sunshine on Dec. 24 with my daughter when I noticed four guys doing something truly unique. They were playing polo on bicycles in a playground! When I asked if I could take their picture they tried really hard to get me to join them! They need more participants.

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Tri-Tech School Bus Hits Jeep Cherokee on Clearwater Ave. Tuesday

This afternoon a westbound Prosser School District bus driving students home from the Tri-Tech Skills Center collided with a Jeep Cherokee on Clearwater Avenue in front of Perfect Circle Construction near the granary towers at about 6300 West

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