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.
Free Fishing Through Aug. 30!
The Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife is having a cyber security problem and suspended the sale of all hunting and fishing licenses until it's worked out. Facing outrage, the Department announced today no fishing licenses would be required through Tuesday, Aug. 30 while the problem is…
How to Get Bus Fair INCLUDED in Your Fair Ticket!
Fair tickets are $13 + $10 parking, BUT there's a way to get bus fair INCLUDED in your $13 ticket! AND the bus lets you off at a special entrance right at the front!
Famous UW Researcher Fired for Startling Sexual Misconduct
An infectious disease expert at the University of Washington responsible for bringinging in millions in research funding and appearing on television news to explain world-wide outbreaks was fired this summer.
Hermiston Murder/Suicide Done by Asst. Wrestling Coach
Hermiston High School students and families are shocked Friday to learn two of the men in yesterday's murder/suicide were assistant wrestling coaches.
Hermiston Shooting Called Murder-Suicide, 14-Year-Old Missing
Just after 11:15 a.m. police were called to the 200 Block of North 11th. Street after reports of a shooting. They now say two people were killed and the injured person was taken to the hospital. At a 4 p.m. update the police declared the scene a murder-suicide and are asking for the public's he…
Should Video Review Be Unlimited If They Keep Ending in Your Favor?
Watching Olympic men's volleyball (USA v Canada) I noticed you get two requests for video play review but the request doesn't count if the decision was reversed in your favor.
Illegal Residence Catches Fire Behind Kennewick Business
A 5th wheel trailer behind a Kennewick truck and equipment sales business on Fruitland Street caught fire Wednesday afternoon.
Share Memories of Faith Martin for Her Last Day!
Today is Faith Martin's last day on the radio in Tri-Cities. She's been spinning records, reading the news and connecting with us personally for over two decades! She was even our favorite TV reporter for a while! In recent years Faith was the Tri-City Herald's "Most Popular DJ" two years …
How to Apply to Work at Scaregrounds in October 2016
If you're interested in being involved in Scaregrounds (multiple haunted attractions in one place) the job interviews are coming up.
Weather Forecast for July 4, 2016 Is FANTASTIC!
The largest fireworks show in Eastern Washington is in Columbia Park in Kennewick on Monday. Last year was HOT! This year? We're VERY excited for the weather forecasts.
Where to Watch Fireworks This Weekend for July 4, 2016
There will be fireworks going off all weekend around the Mid Columbia! The largest is the River of Fire Festival in Kennewick, but you can also watch from Walla Walla's Pioneer Park, Hermiston's Butte Park, Othello's Lions Park and more!
Take a Selfie With a Historical Figure at RIVER OF FIRE!
The Patriotic Heritage booth will have Revolutionary War-era characters available starting around 4 p.m. at the 2016 River of Fire for taking selfies!