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.
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.
New Auto Racing Track May Come to Waitsburg (Near Dayton)
The city of Waitsburg is still working out the details, but is highly supportive of a businessman's proposal to turn the community's horse racing track into an auto racing arena!
Tri-Cities Could Get More Nuclear Power
Washington State Senator Sharon Brown is working hard to bring small modular nuclear reactors to the Tri-Cities! That would mean clean, cheap electricity and thousands of high-paying jobs!
Local Man Builds Giant Smoker to Feed 1,000!
Remember the good old days when bigger was better? The only thing compact was your makeup and music? There's at least one Tri-Cities man still living the dream: Ron Swanby of Swampy's BBQ catering.
Most-Intensive Bigfoot Study Ever Issues 229-Page Report
After 12,000 hours of research by multiple teams, the North American Wood Ape Conservancy has concluded its independent investigation of sightings in the Ouachita Mountains spanning Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Idiot Ducks Down When Moses Lake Cops Pull Up, See What Happens
Life hack for idiots: if you have a warrant out for your arrest, and you're waiting for a light at the intersection, don't try to duck down when a Moses Lake police officer pulls up next to you. They're just waiting for the light too.
If $15 Min. Wage Means No Tipping, Are You OK With 20% Surcharge? [POLL]
Many Seattle restaurants (including Ivar's) have done away with tipping now that they're paying their employees $15 an hour. If that minimum wage goes statewide, are you ready for the restaurants' inevitable response?
10 Best Items for FREE on Craigslist for Kennewick, Pasco, Richland
If you don't have time to drive around looking for cool stuff sitting on curbs, THIS is the page for you!
Socialist Elected to Seattle City Council, Like, a Real One
Sure there's a Lenin statue in Fremont and Bernie Sanders is a Socialist Democrat, but that's a lot different than voting for an actual, red-flag waving Socialist. But Seattle did just that this month.
See the Crazy, Confusing Reason Columbia River Water Can’t Be Used in Drought
After the drought left farmers and homeowners frustrated last summer many wondered why we couldn't pull more water out of the Columbia River. A news analysis of proposed bills gives a disturbing insight into the process.
Guess Who’s Coming to the Benton Franklin Fair: Hunter Hayes!
Platinum-record artist Hunter Hayes (five Grammy nominations) is coming to the 2016 Benton Franklin Fair Friday, Aug. 26!