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.
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…
Hope Solo Calls Rio 2016 Olympics Unethical
One thing is for sure, Zika virus is now in Washington state and is currently transmitted sexually, but as soon as the mosquitos come out it could spread throughout the state. What's not clear is if pregnant women are at risk. In Brazil it's a different story. As the frenzy to finish the 2016 Summer…
Don’t Forget, It’s Time to Start Planting Your Garden Seeds
Most popular vegetables need to be seeded indoors now to be ready for planting in May!
Richland Couple Wants Children Back After 10 Years
Olga and Boris Shved lost their children after child abuse allegations. They fought back in the courts and a decade later have won. Now they want their children back. The problem is the Minnesota foster couple who wants to adopt them is the only family they've ever known.
Phone App Showed Ephrata Store Manager He Was Being Robbed!
A late-night visit to Time Out Pizza in Ephrata will lead to a very long time out for the burglar who tripped the alarm and was busted by a phone app!
Pendleton Candidate Haunted by Fight at Wiener Dog Races
James Tibbets is a Pendleton entrepreneur who works 16 hours a day building a computer repair business. He wants to be on the city council but his criminal past may get in the way.
This Week’s Seize the Deal Is Cinder’s Closet Boutique in Richland
Cinder's Closet in the Richland Parkway (off GW Way and Lee) is a boutique full of classy women's clothing as well as formal wear for all occasions.
Insane Inflatable 5K Returns to Kennewick May 21!
All of us at 102.7 KORD were ecstatic to hear that the Insane Inflatable 5K is returning to Tri-Cities for another round of bouncy, hysterical fun! We are thrilled to once again invite you to come bounce with us in 2016.
Pendleton Business Finds (Illegal) Surprise Hidden in 80-Year-Old Wall
Owners of a Pendleton bed-and-breakfast decided to renovate five bedroom closets into bathrooms. They found an (illegal) surprise in the master bedroom that you won't believe.
You’ll Never Believe How a Moses Lake Man Found His Brain Tumor!
Bill Weech is lucky to be alive after doctors successfully removed a giant brain tumor. He had no idea it was there and once doctors found it at a Moses Lake hospital they immediately sent him into surgery. He had no idea anything was wrong... but his coworkers did.
A Tri-Cities Guide to Visiting Seattle and Not Getting Robbed
Most of us can get to CenturyLink Field and Pike's Place Market without getting into trouble, but if you decide to take a week to explore the city (and please do) here are a couple things to remember to avoid being robbed, killed or taken advantage of:
Help Local Man Daniel Elfers Compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior’
Daniel Elfers is a fitness instructor at Gold's Gym and he wants your support to make it to "American Ninja Warrior" tryouts. Like many of us, he stumbled upon the show by accident and fell in love with it. Elfers says he's incredibly inspired by the competitors and wants…