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.
The Strange and Unexpected Plight of Dental Therapists and Why They Need Your Help
Dental Therapists are asking for your support during the 2016 legislative session. They're promising to save you tax money!
Pasco Re-Elects Same Leaders, Do You Like the City’s Direction? [POLL]
The City of Pasco had the opportunity to make some changes and did not. That surprised some residents considering the incidents that occurred recently -- none of which are necessarily the fault of the city. What do YOU think?
Don’t Confront a Thief, Call 9-1-1! Moses Lake Man Learns the Hard Way
I was once awakened by the sound of broken glass and I grabbed my shoes to run outside when my wife yelled, "Stop! Don't go out there!" I listened to her and realized in the morning someone had busted my car window to steal my backpack. Was I wrong not to run out there? NO. I …
7 Great Events This Month You Won’t Want to Miss!
January is when the winter blues settle in... so don't let them! Get busy and do some fun stuff around the Mid Columbia! Here are six great events you'll be grateful to know about:
Beware! Starting a Forest Fire Could Cost You $60 Million
The contractors who hired the welders who worked on the Taylor Bridge near Cle Elum have been asked to pay $60 million for the wildfire the sparks from those welders started.
Why This Pot Store Thinks You’ll Pay $49 for a Single Cigarette
During the debate over legalization how many times did you hear, "This is no different than my dad wanting a glass of fine wine to sip at the end of a stressful day." Well, one difference was the amount your dad paid for that wine. One marijuana retailer wants to change that.
Two Moses Lake Women Beat Up a Neighbor
A Moses Lake woman was hit in the head, pushed onto a couch under a carport, hit with a stick, dragged by her hair and pulled down the street!
Kennewick Kids Won’t Take Tests, May Cost the Schools Money!
While adults argue about Common Core, standardized testing, curriculum and other issues, 11th graders across the state have noticed there is no punishment for skipping the standardized tests, and many of their parents don't care anyway. But now schools may be punished.
See the 10 Most-Read Articles on KEYW.COM in 2015!
98.3 The Key's website (keyw.com) saw 10 percent more traffic in 2015 than the previous year and seven percent more visitors. See our 10 most-read blogs in 2015:
5 Reasons I Love Being Unattractive
Attractive people make more money, have more friends, get promotions easier and date more often. But being unattractive has its perks, too!
Grant Co. Deputy Applicant Arrested for Raping 12 Year Old
The daughter of a family friend says 23-year-old Kevin McMains raped her on one occasion and molested her on another around the Thanksgiving holiday.
Baby J’s BBQ & Burgers Is Seriously Good (With Huge Portions) [VIDEO]
This week's SEIZE THE DEAL goes live Friday morning at 8 a.m. and allows you to get $25 at Baby J's in Richland for only $12.50!