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 Chop (Julienne & Dice) an Onion [VIDEO]
Last month Andrew Chilton and Tanner Guy with Doggie Style Gourmet taught us how to properly peel and chop an onion! Andrew and Tanner were gourmet chefs before deciding to take their skills to the streets with a gourmet hot dog food cart you can catch at Pasco's Food Truck Fridays and Pasco&ap…
Truck Found Burning With Body Inside Near Columbia Park Pond
Drivers called authorities Friday around 2:30 in the afternoon after realizing a truck parked near the Columbia Park fishing pond was on fire.
10 Most Iconic Things About the Tri-Cities
Nearly 100 people recently voted on "what makes them think of the Tri-Cities" and I was astounded by the winners. Sure, the No. 1 and 2 answer aren't that surprising, but some of the others I would NEVER have guessed.
10 Ways You Can Get Involved for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation has arranged fun activities all month to get involved!
If You Had to Pick One: Cable Bridge or Blue Bridge [VOTE]
An acquaintance of mine moved away and wanted to have a photograph on her wall of Tri-Cities to help with homesickness. To my surprise, WAY more friends suggested the Cable Bridge (lit up at night) than the Blue Bridge. Really? Blue Bridge has always been my favorite. What's your vote?
Companies Own More Than 1 in 10 Homes in Benton County
If you've found yourself caught in a bidding war for a Tri-Cities home you may be left wondering, "Who are these people jumping on just-listed houses?" There's a greater than 10 percent chance they aren't people at all; they're companies.
Highway Accident Snarls Rush-Hour Traffic in Pasco AND Richland
An accident in the east-bound I-182 of Pasco backed up traffic all the way across the bridge over the Columbia River and backed up the on ramps from 240 and George Washington Way during rush-hour traffic Tuesday.
How to Tour the Hanford Reach National Monument
When I first moved to town you needed a background check to visit Hanford. Now that it's a national monument there are free tours accepting walk-ins -- but you have to know how it works.
‘Packs of Girls’ Hunt Local College Freshman After Prank
What is college dorm life if not one crazy prank after another? Richland man Tanner Robinson found himself hunted by packs of freshman girls after one roommate's prank apparently went too far.
Police Are Really Hoping You Recognize This Car
Remember the guy who robbed the 77-year-old woman in her driveway? Yeah, police found his car. Now they want your help finding him.
See Moses Lake Airport’s Secret the Government Hid for Years
The Grant County International Airport began as Moses Lake Army Air Base in 1942 and was renamed Larson AFB. The government told the public it was a training facility, and many training flights took place there (including for several bombers). But that's not the REAL reason they built the airpo…
Huge Fire Snarls Traffic Near Boardman
A wildfire in Blalock Canyon is blocking traffic in I-84 in both directions. Smoke is interfering air quality as well. Authorities are working to keep traffic moving but the moving flames is making it difficult to predict where it is safe to direct vehicles.