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.
How to Get Fan Gear for Half Off in Time for March Madness!
ASportsFanShop.com is both an online store and a real store in Downtown Kennewick with an INCREDIBLE selection of fan gear. As March Madness approaches, now would be a good time to check them out for hats, clothing, keychains, and more with your team logo on it. And I know how to get it for half off…
Read How Using a Walker in Public Changed One Man’s Views Forever
A friend of mine in Richland fell ill unexpectedly and now requires intense physical therapy to perform basic movements like walking and feeding himself. Occasionally needing a wheelchair or walker in public has given him an entirely different view of humanity. Find out how:
Find Out What New Walla Walla Company Predicted to See $200 Million in Sales
If I were to tell you a new (sort of) company in Walla Walla could easily do $200 million in sales in 2016, would you be able to guess what it is?
LIGO’s Big News About Einstein, Black Holes and Gravitational Waves FOR DUMMIES
LIGO is an observatory at Hanford and it stands for Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory. It has mirrors buried underground for hundreds of yards trying to measure the stretching of matter. On Feb. 11, 2016 it announced that it has confirmed with its sister site in Louisiana that…
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.