I grew up in a suburb just outside Philadelphia, PA and fell in love with radio listening to the legendary Harry Kalas call Phillies baseball as a kid. I love sports, history, politics (human chess), a good Scotch, and am a bit of a foodie. I'm a big animal person and can't see my house without at least two dogs in it. I also believe in civil discourse and that we can coexist with different opinions. The world would be boring if we all thought the same way.
Another Huge Retailer Closing Stores in Washington State, Oregon
It is becoming an unfortunate, yet familiar refrain. Another major retailer has announced they will be closing stores in metropolitan areas due to crime.
Washington Dept. of L&I Proposing Rate Increase for 2024
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) is proposing an increase in the average hourly rate employers and workers will pay for workers’ compensation insurance beginning next year.
Benton-Franklin Health District Hands Out Failing Food Grades
One of the many things the Benton-Franklin Health District is tasked with, is making sure that any establishment that sells food is doing so properly and safely with adherence to all State laws and guidelines.
How High Are Your Household Bills in Tri-Cities?
It's no secret that things have gotten more expensive lately. Most of the focus has gone to the price of gas, but Washington State has also seen an increase in the cost of household bills. Even the Tri-Cities has felt the impact.
What Counties in Washington State Dispense the Most Opioids?
The battle against opioid addiction has been going on for some time in the United States. It wasn't that long ago (2006 to be exact) when six States in the U.S. were dispensing opioids at a rate of over 107 opioids for every 100 people.
Are More Changes Coming for Tri-Cities Grocery Stores?
If the Costco situation in the Tri-Cities could be considered a drama, then the last near decade for grocery stores in the Tri-Cities has been a full blown saga.
Was a Washington State Man A Serial Killer That Got Away?
In another win for DNA sites, Terry was eventually identified, as was her killer...and that is what brings us to 'The Evergreen State.
Pain Management Clinics Closing in Kennewick and Spokane
A pain management group that has been in business since 2008 announced they are closing offices in Kennewick and Spokane Valley for financial reasons.
How Well Do You Know Washington State?
If you are a native Washingtonian, or have lived in the Evergreen State for a lengthy period of time (almost a quarter century for me), how well do you know Washington State?
Washington State Company Issues Nationwide Recall
A Nationwide recall has been issued for a number of products from Stanwood Washington based Twin City Foods, Inc.
Is Your Dog’s Name Among Washington State’s Most Popular?
Naming a new pet can be a challenge. There really aren't any 'rules' like there are with naming your kids. You can name your dog, cat, bird, or rodent anything that you think sounds good.
West Richland Woman Arrested for Ex-Husband’s Murder
In January we told you about the ex-wife of a slain Microsoft executive that relocated to West Richland. It took Florida authorities a little over 18 months, but they now have enough evidence to arrest Shanna Gardner-Fernandez in her ex-husband's murder.