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.
Double Your Spending Power for Valentine’s Day With Seize The Deal! [VIDEO]
If you order today you can get a $20 gift certificate to Baum's House of Chocolates in old West Richland and Kennewick in time for Valentine's Day! If you order after today, you can still give it as a gift this Sunday!
Experts Stocking Up on 2012 Washington Wines
Local wine collectors are buying as much of the 2012 vintage as they can afford. It's not just great-tasting, but expected to age very well.
Helpful Women Sue Oregon After Poisoned and Stripped Naked
Imagine pulling over on the side of the road to help someone to end up badly poisoned and naked on the freeway in winter. Two women say 9-1-1 dispatchers could have prevented it.
How to Help the Pendleton Teacher With Cancer Get on ‘Ellen Show’
You may have heard by now Pendleton High School Spanish teacher Kathryn Youngman is in her third bout with cancer. You may also have heard her students are trying to get her on "The Ellen Show." Here's how YOU can help:
‘MythBusters’ Episode Filmed in Boardman ‘Biggest Project Ever’
The "MythBusters" episode that aired Jan. 16 featured an AllTranstek taker car on tracks in Boardman, Oregon, just west of Umatilla. The show climaxes with the stunt team imploding the 30,000-gallon tanker.
Two Surprising Stats PROVE Tri-Cities Economy Booming!
Home values are rising and employment is low, but sometimes it's hard to tell if the Tri-Cities economy is as good as everyone says. After all, the hills don't flow with milk and honey or anything. Well, two agencies reported 2015 records that PROVE things are going really well.
Portland Folk Singer Says He’s Going to Syria to Fight ISIS With Peace Concert
The State Department is telling him no, but Portland musician James Twyman says he has a peace concert planned for Feb. 1 in ISIS-controlled Syria and wants you to pray for him here.
Ammon Bundy Arrested, Supporter Shot by FBI
Members of the armed protest at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon, were arrested on their way to a community gathering in John Day, Oregon. One was shot.
12 Hilarious Reasons It’d Be Fantastic to Be the Last Human Alive
Countless movies and television shows have been inspired by the question, "What if you were the last man (or woman) on Earth?" Here are some creative answers as to why it'd be nothing to fear!
Rebuffed Man Punches 15-Year-Old Girl, Intentionally Crashes Car
Walla Walla police believe 20-year-old Kyle Zenk took his hands off the wheel and hit the gas to punish the girl in the vehicle with him after she refused his sexual advances.