Contact Us
History

History - Page 6

mt st helens
[

Mt. St. Helens Facts [VIDEO]

Mount St. Helens is most notorious for its catastrophic eruption on May 18, 1980, at 8:32 am PDT,

Read More

wheat farm
Flickr, FladagerPhotography
[

You’ll Never Guess What Job Used to Require 80 Horses to Get Done

Sure, the Tri-Cities has a lot going for it, but should south Kennewick residents be called “Heavenites?” I thought that was reserved for angels! It’s also what people called wheat farmers in the Horse Heaven Hills in the 1880s

Read More

Photographs purportedly show a large, apelike creature in Central Oklahoma.
[

Bizarre Bigfoot Law In Texas

Don't know if the big hairy thing is real or not, he seems very sneaky to me

Read More

Photo By Bear
Photo By Bear
[

Bear’s Grandma Diaries Chapter 2. Grandma’s Birthday Is Saturday! She turns 97!

So as often as I can I steal away a little time from my everyday work and get a little Grandma time. As I have told you before Grandma is at Avalon Healthcare in Pasco. Which by the way they are taking excellent care of her

Read More

Photo By Bear
Photo By Bear
[

Bear Visited The WAAM Museum in Hood River! And What Was There?

Bear and Mama Bear made a weekend getaway last weekend to Hood River Oregon and spent the night at the Columbia Gorge Hotel. That was cool. We also did some sightseeing and took a look at what was south of Hood River around the the towns of Parkdale and Odell

Read More

Courtesy of CHREST
Courtesy of CHREST
[

Tri-Cities’ Surprising Role In The Frontier Mining Industry

Did you know the mining industry supported the Tri-Cities economy in the 19th century? In school we learn that before the Hanford Project the Tri-Cities was a ranching and agricultural community, but the beef and produce went to mines in Montana and British Columbia

Read More

Sanders-Field-History-Photo1-300x2401
[

Thanks For Helping Us Out With This Photograph

Last week, we asked you what you knew about this picture. KORD listeners came to the rescue to fill us in on what they knew of this vintage shot of the Tri-Cities. Thanks for your help!

  • It looks to me like it is facing east. You see the drive-in is at the bott
(Photo - TSUGM)
(Photo - TSUGM)
[

Give to Tri-City Union Gospel Mission

The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission serves as a source of hope, love and shelter to the most fragile among us in our community. 

Read More

Photo By Tri City Herald
Photo By Tri City Herald
[

Uh Oh! Bear Has Old Pictures! What Is It [SURVEY]

This is fun! I love running across some old pictures of our quaint little town. Do you remember some old buildings and some places that did not exist back in the day. When I moved here in 1974 there was only about 60,000 people here, no cable bridge, no I-182 freeway, No Gage Blvd!

So I found this old picture and here is your chance to steal some VIP points from us by taking this survey!

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SU

photo courtesy of city of richland
photo courtesy of city of richland
[

Fingernail History

 

The Fingernail is a soundstage in Howard Amon Park. It was created in 1963, "salvaged from a rock quarry" in the 1970s, and moved here in 1982

 

a great video on on this local landmark  video

 

 

Read More

William Thomas Cain, Getty
William Thomas Cain, Getty
[

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Leprechauns

Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of their rare appearances and coveted pot of gold have permeated almost every aspect of popular culture. They have become so synonymous with Irish culture that the streets are filled with tall green hats and green coats every St. Patrick’s Day. Their history, however, is far different from the traditional leprechauns that endlessly wander into bars and fight hangovers one weekend in March. Take a look at a few things you probably didn’t know about leprechauns.

Read More

Florida Marlins v Atlanta Braves
[

Daylight Saving Time Sunday

What is that bright object in the sky? Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday morning at 2am!

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1027kord.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 102.7 KORD: Continuous Country Favorites quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on 102.7 KORD: Continuous Country Favorites quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!