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.
Court Records Reveal Why Dickey’s BBQ Closed
The franchise owner is trying to sell, making it possible for Tri-Cities' three Dickey's BBQ locations to re-open, but the new owner will have quite a bill to pay.
Drag Queen Story Hour Coming to Kennewick Barnes & Noble
The Columbia Center Mall's Barnes & Noble bookstore has agreed to host "Drag Queen Story Hour" at noon on July 6.
3 Year Old Hit By Car in Kennewick Parking Lot
A 3-year-old boy in the Ross Dress For Less parking lot was hit by a Jeep slowly backing out of its stall.
Flash Flood Hits Kennewick
City of Kennewick and KPD are warning the public of a flash flood on West 4th Avenue and South Steptoe.
Spokane Refugee Mom Found in Freezer
One witness said she had obtained legal documents for separation or divorce, but could not afford to file them.
Controversial Early Release Leads to Kidnap, Assault of Woman
The family of Michelle Hudnall did not want Guadalupe Sanchez released from prison early.
This Magical Park Is Worth an Hour’s Drive to Amaze Your Kids
This amazing city park has a firefighter's memorial, a war memorial, a fire-house-themed playground and those aren't even the main attraction!
Heroic Efforts to Save 2 Walla Walla Homes From Fire Result in 2 Injuries
Thank you Walla Walla police and fire for your hard work and risk-taking to keep us safe. We hope both individuals recover and are happy in their temporary housing.
Drunk Driving Mom Held on $525K Bail for ‘Hurting Everyone Involved’
Her 7-month-old son was not properly restrained and was ejected from the vehicle.
Arlene’s Flowers Loses Appeal, May Go to U.S. Supreme Court
Washington's judges again agreed Stutzman's rights had not been infringed upon, but the gay couple's had.
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Central WA Man Shoots Own Scrotum, It Got WORSE From There
First he shot himself in the scrotum and thigh when a pistol in his pocket went off.