Anna King calls Richland, Washington home and loves unearthing great stories about people in the Northwest. She reports for the Northwest News Network from a studio at Washington State University, Triââ
Originally published on Tue April 15, 2014 3:05 pm
The Columbia River will remain drawn down at least until June because of the cracked Wanapum Dam in southeast Washington.
Originally published on Mon April 14, 2014 5:40 pm
Many Northwest alfalfa growers had a rough year with bad weather last summer.
Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 4:07 pm
The drawdown of water behind Wanapum Dam in central Washington is exposing dozens of human gravesites and hundreds of Native American cultural artifacts.
Originally published on Wed April 9, 2014 5:25 pm
Central Washington could be in for a bummer of a summer as Grant County officials have said they won’t nail down the cause of the crack on Wanapum Dam until June.
Originally published on Mon April 7, 2014 4:43 pm
Code language is probably as old as language itself. Now, two Northwest university professors have launched a competition to test students’ code breaking skills.
Originally published on Fri April 4, 2014 5:48 pm
Northwest asparagus growers are just starting to harvest spears in the warmer sites around Pasco, Wash.
Originally published on Fri April 4, 2014 3:33 pm
This summer could be a bust for a resort community in central Washington after a crack in the Wanapum Dam forced operators to draw down the Columbia River more than 25 feet.
Originally published on Tue April 1, 2014 3:03 pm
High winds on the Columbia River are hampering forensic work on the damaged Wanapum Dam in southeast Washington.
Originally published on Mon March 31, 2014 5:52 pm
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson complained Monday that the federal government will likely miss major deadlines for cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Originally published on Wed March 26, 2014 4:46 pm
Two skeletons found upstream of the cracked Wanapum Dam have been handed over to Northwest tribes.
Originally published on Tue March 25, 2014 6:31 pm
Some workers from the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s tank farms were transported to a Richland hospital Tuesday morning.
Originally published on Mon March 24, 2014 4:53 pm
Dozens of central Washington fruit farmers are still high-and-dry without water for their valuable fruit trees.
Originally published on Mon March 24, 2014 8:37 am
The state of Washington has ordered the federal government to start pumping out a leaking double-shell tank of waste at Hanford by September 1.
Originally published on Thu March 20, 2014 6:07 pm
Dam engineers are continuing to keep the pool behind the ailing structure drawn down to relieve pressure.
Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 3:24 pm
The ongoing issue with the cracked Wanapum Dam in central Washington is now creating a problem for migrating salmon.