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.
Dumb Criminal: Jealous Boyfriend Gets Beaten by 15 People in Moses Lake
It's normal to get upset if some stranger starts flirting with your lady in a bar... but handle it like a mature adult!
Get 20% Off Your Insane Inflatable 5k Registration!
You can now run the Insane Inflatable 5k on May 21 at the Benton County fairgrounds in Kennewick for $65. Because you're a loyal listener we are offering you exclusive access to receive 20 percent off that $65! But you must hurry because this price is only good until May 20!
The 2016 Mother’s Day Photo Contest Is On!
You have until 5 p.m. on April 29 8 a.m. May 2 to submit a photo of your mother, daughter or wife. Voting ends at noon on May 6 with the first-place winner announced shortly after. To enter for the second-place prize head to Heritage Landscaping and Nursery at 2816 West 27th in Kennewick (open 9-5 …
12 Things You Should Know About the OTHER Tri-Cities
Twitter fans know something the rest of you may not... we're not the only Tri-Cities. In fact, if you visit the East Coast and say you're from Tri-Cities there's a very good chance they won't be thinking Washington state. So who are these OTHER Tri-Citians? I'll tell you.
Rihanna Coming to Seattle Sunday
Rihanna's "Anti World Tour" is performing at the KEY Arena April 24 with special guest Travi$ Scott.
Local Man Worked the System to Rent Out Homes He Didn’t Own
Occasionally there are legitimate reasons to contest ownership of property in court. Unfortunately, there are few ways to stop someone using the courts to claim ownership of something they have no rights to. Local man Corey Javon Williams figured that out and after years is finally being punished.
10 Tips for Helping a Child Fall Asleep
If you've ever laughed at the hit book, "Go the **** to Sleep" you know the challenge of getting a child to sleep. Here are 10 fantastic tips from real parents.
Want to Attend Untapped Music Festival? As a VIP You Deserve 20% Off
Country stars Parmalee and Blues stars The Delgado Brothers headline the 2016 Untapped Music Festival (presented by Mid Valley Auto Group) featuring dozens of Rock, Country and Blues acts. Friday night on Clover Island and Saturday at the Benton Fairgrounds will make this 20th anniversary festival t…
Umatilla Native Woman Training to Be Professional MMA Fighter
Eight years ago Kola Shippentower, a member of the Umatilla tribe, was in the news for learning to dig roots in the traditional way. She told a reporter it was important to her to learn the old ways. Today Shippentower is becoming a leader for starting a new tradition.
Hate It When Your Boss Puts You ‘On Call’? So Does Seattle City Council
Hate it when your boss puts you on call? If you're a cop or doctor it's part of the job. If you sling coffee or sell shirts, it's unfair. A growing number of workers are told to be available during shifts, but maybe not work them and are not paid for the waiting. You ma…
Need a Job? This Oregon Town Is Dripping With Opportunity
Agriculture and federal spending allowed the Mid Columbia to weather the recession nicely, but one Oregon town fared even better than its neighbors and just keeps winning new development.
Hanford Job Growth Stalled, ‘Thanks Obama’
Not only are the feds dragging their feet cleaning up Hanford (sparking numerous lawsuits from Washington and Oregon), but now they're stopping its expansion, too.