Anna King

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

When Sue Olson started working for the U.S. Army Corps as a young woman, she first heard about Hanford in an urgent message. “Don’t come to Hanford -- it’s rattlesnakes, sagebrush and dust storms.”

At Washington State University Tri-Cities, more than 60 percent of the undergrads are female. So leaders there decided to launch “Million Women Mentors.”

A Richland, Washington, florist will pay $1,000 in fines to the state. The flower shop had discriminated against a same-sex couple that wanted flowers for their wedding in 2013.

The region's recent stretch of warm weather means Northwest sweet cherries will likely be going early to market this year.

Several high mountain passes in the Northwest are set to have historically-early openings this year due to low snowpack.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee declared drought today in three regions of the Evergreen state: the Olympic Peninsula, the east side of the Cascade Mountains including Yakima and Wenatchee, and the Walla Walla region. 

Several artists in southcentral Washington state are responding to last month’s Pasco shooting.

The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is one of the most contaminated sites on earth. And Susan Leckband is using her natural curiosity to help clean it up.

The family of a man shot by police in Pasco, Washington, this month is challenging police investigators’ autopsy findings.

Kennewick police investigating the police shooting this month of Antonio Zambrano-Montes told reporters Wednesday bullets entered him from the front, and a rock was found near his body.

In the Tri-Cities, new facts are emerging in the police shooting of 35-year-old Mexican farmworker Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

Some Latinos in the Tri-Cities are renewing their call for a federal investigation into last week’s Pasco police shooting.

All the bullet fragments have been recovered from the Pasco police shooting scene and body of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

Demonstrators marched the streets of Pasco Saturday to protest the police shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes Tuesday night.

A fatal shooting in Pasco Tuesday has some saying police used excessive force against the man they killed: Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

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