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.
You Can’t Hike Badger Mountain This Weekend the Usual Way
The Canyon Trailhead is closed.
Family-Friendly Events Calendar for Memorial Day Weekend 2019
There's so much going on this weekend! Cultural events, history workshops, nature's beauty on display and more!
Oregon Woman Sentenced 32 Months for Being a Terrible Mother
The courts revoked her parole and a warrant was placed for her arrest.
Former City Official Dead in House Fire With Wife
They are calling it an accident, although the cause of the fire is unknown and police are investigating.
Secret Service Visit Pendleton to Investigate Man Threatening Trump
The "Go Fish RV Park" in Pendleton was graced with a visit from a member of the Secret Service with a PPD officer in tow.
Walla Walla Parents Charged With Strangling, Beating 2 Year Old
Walla Walla prosecutors say a 25-year-old mother and her 21-year-old boyfriend sent a two-year-old child to the hospital
Washingtonian Amanda Knox Returning to Italy
Amanda Knox of Seattle spent nearly a decade in an Italian prison suspected of aiding the murder of her roommate. After finally coming home, Knox is now going back.
More Than a Dozen Hermiston Teachers Were Hurt by Students Last Year
Teachers report it's a steadily-increasing trend. They say incoming students just don't know how to handle their negative emotions.
Walla Walla Teen Saved Teammate’s Life With Lifeguard Training
The victim sat down after a heat to catch his breath. Knowing he has asthma, Turner, then a junior, went to check on him.
See All the Family-Friendly Events Happening This Weekend May 3-5
After you finish the chores go outside and play! There are art, cultural and sporting events happening all weekend!