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.
Zika Virus Bigger Threat to Children Than Expected, Says Seattle Doctor
An expert doctor who helps lead the brain research at Seattle Children's Hospital says the Zika virus is causing much bigger neurological issues in children than expected.
I-90 Ritzville Murder Suspect Admits Drug Use, Thought Victim Was a “Witch”
The 33-year-old man accused of murdering a woman alongside I-90 near Ritzville in eastern Washington made his first court appearance in Adams County Superior Court Tuesday. But that was not the most startling revelation. (Suspect being led into Adams County Jail-KNDU TV)
Drought Over? Warm February May Have Ruined Recovery
It snowed and rained in the mountains this winter! Yay! That means the drought is over... well, probably not.
13 April Fools Prank Ideas to Get Your Wheels Turning
It's time to start planning for April Fools if you want to make it truly memorable. We have a lot of fun at the radio station. Whether it's mandatory no-toilet flushing, lies about sagebrush, or false information about the Badger Mountain parking lot, we love to get people going. What will…
Hope Solo Calls Rio 2016 Olympics Unethical
One thing is for sure, Zika virus is now in Washington state and is currently transmitted sexually, but as soon as the mosquitos come out it could spread throughout the state. What's not clear is if pregnant women are at risk. In Brazil it's a different story. As the frenzy to finish the 2016 Summer…
Don’t Forget, It’s Time to Start Planting Your Garden Seeds
Most popular vegetables need to be seeded indoors now to be ready for planting in May!
Richland Couple Wants Children Back After 10 Years
Olga and Boris Shved lost their children after child abuse allegations. They fought back in the courts and a decade later have won. Now they want their children back. The problem is the Minnesota foster couple who wants to adopt them is the only family they've ever known.
Phone App Showed Ephrata Store Manager He Was Being Robbed!
A late-night visit to Time Out Pizza in Ephrata will lead to a very long time out for the burglar who tripped the alarm and was busted by a phone app!
Pendleton Candidate Haunted by Fight at Wiener Dog Races
James Tibbets is a Pendleton entrepreneur who works 16 hours a day building a computer repair business. He wants to be on the city council but his criminal past may get in the way.
This Week’s Seize the Deal Is Cinder’s Closet Boutique in Richland
Cinder's Closet in the Richland Parkway (off GW Way and Lee) is a boutique full of classy women's clothing as well as formal wear for all occasions.