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.
Local Schools Shying Away From Holiday Activities, Should They? [POLL]
When I was a kid schools gave equal time to Christmas and Hanukkah and considered their bases covered. But today schools are listening to some parents who disagree with Halloween, others don't like St. Valentine's Day and St. Patrick's Day...
10 Incredible Short Stories for Readers With Short Attention Spans
Love to read but never seem to have the time to finish a book? Why not stick to short stories? Here are 10 of the very best ever written. Most can be finished in a half an hour or less!
New ‘Beer Spa’ Opens in Sisters, Oregon
There's a lot to do in wine country. Hops country, though? Not so much besides enjoy a couple pints. One business in Sisters, Oregon, has an idea to change that.
Study: Washington Youth Suck at Driving
Traffic safety experts say young people in Washington start driving later than their peers nationally (on average) and are worse drivers for it!
Hero Puts Pasco Burglar in Chokehold to Stop Escape
A man walking to his friend's Moses Lake residence noticed a burglar inside a neighbor's house. He acted fast and helped police apprehend the man.
Portland Man Busted for Stealing Email Passwords to Find Nude Photos
Andrew Helton is accused of collecting 161 sexually-explicit photos of 13 people -- some of unidentified celebrities -- by hacking into 363 email accounts!
My 13 Favorite Jokes That Are Only Funny If You’re Drunk
Keep the laughs coming this St. Patrick's Day with my best jokes for drinking (WARNING: they aren't funny sober).
Dirty Scam Tries to Trick the Elderly in Moses Lake
The Moses Lake senior citizens center said several elderly residents recently brought in letters saying they were FROM the senior center asking for money.
No-Scripts Beer Festival ‘Tri-Cities On Tap’ Coming to Fairgrounds March 19
Tri-Cities On Tap March 19 at the Benton County Fairgrounds will feature about 120 different beers from dozens of breweries. As you wander, mingle and taste you'll also enjoy live music, have access to a game room, and be able to shop vendor booths and food trucks. Tickets are $35 for thre…
Designated Drivers Get Into Tri-Cities On Tap FOR FREE on March 19!
We're going to have live music, cool vendors and food trucks at Tri-Cities On Tap. And that's if you get bored of playing in our Game Zone! If you come as a Designated Driver your ticket is free thanks to Basin Pacific Insurance.
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…