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.
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.
Nominate a Graduating Senior to Win Cash for College
Just fill out the form below to throw their name in the hat (or should we say graduation cap!)
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.
You Can’t Hike Badger Mountain This Weekend the Usual Way
The Canyon Trailhead is closed.
Family-Friendly Events Calendar for Memorial Day Weekend 2019
There's so much going on this weekend! Cultural events, history workshops, nature's beauty on display and more!
Oregon Woman Sentenced 32 Months for Being a Terrible Mother
The courts revoked her parole and a warrant was placed for her arrest.
Former City Official Dead in House Fire With Wife
They are calling it an accident, although the cause of the fire is unknown and police are investigating.
Secret Service Visit Pendleton to Investigate Man Threatening Trump
The "Go Fish RV Park" in Pendleton was graced with a visit from a member of the Secret Service with a PPD officer in tow.