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 Mon January 6, 2014 5:22 pm
A Hood River distillery has the top selling brand of liquor according to sales numbers released by the state of Oregon. But other craft distillers say those hot numbers don’t reflect their experience.
Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 4:02 pm
There’s a new debate raging over the Northwest’s only commercial nuclear power plant. But it’s not about safety or how to dispose of nuclear waste.
Originally published on Fri December 13, 2013 4:06 pm
At a small Presbyterian church in Richland, Washington, one pastor has been trying to spread a little solace with an unusual exhibit.
Originally published on Thu December 12, 2013 4:47 pm
Just how clean is clean when it comes to removing radioactive tank waste? That’s one of the questions tackled in a new federal plan that will guide cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Originally published on Wed December 11, 2013 5:15 pm
A plan to turn part of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation into a national park has been dropped from a compromise defense authorization bill.
Originally published on Fri December 6, 2013 2:50 pm
Northwest wine grape growers expect this week's cold weather to do some damage to their vineyards. But it’s not clear yet how much of next year’s fruit might be affected.
Originally published on Tue December 3, 2013 1:25 pm
A massive load of oil equipment is on its way to Canada, along a winding route that began near Hermiston, in northeast Oregon.
Originally published on Wed November 27, 2013 8:23 am
Early crop reports from farmers say Washington and Oregon’s wine grape harvest appears to be up a tick for 2013.
Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 8:27 pm
We all burp sometimes. It turns out, so do underground waste tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Originally published on Wed November 6, 2013 5:31 pm
After nearly a year of study, the U.S. Department of Energy says fewer radioactive waste tanks appear to be leaking at Hanford than originally thought.
Originally published on Wed November 6, 2013 6:57 am
Washington voters have rejected a measure aimed at making it easier to qualify citizen initiatives for the ballot.
Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 3:37 pm
Washington’s agricultural crops in 2012 are up 6 percent from the year before. A recent USDA report say agricultural products reached nearly $10 billion.
Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 5:02 pm
Community leaders in southeast Washington are looking to develop parts of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation as a prime spot for tourists.
Originally published on Tue October 29, 2013 8:50 am
In southeast Washington, and in southern Russia there are two atomic cities a world apart but with surprising similarities.
Originally published on Wed October 23, 2013 4:27 pm
The Yakama Nation’s steelhead reconditioning program is like a retreat spa for fish. And it's changing the circle of life for the species.