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 Wed October 29, 2014 5:28 pm
The Chinese government approved market access to Northwest apples Wednesday after a two-year market closure.
Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 7:18 pm
Across the Northwest medical professionals are getting ready for Ebola.
Originally published on Fri October 24, 2014 5:16 pm
You might have heard of “Hanford Downwinders.” Now, a new book penned by a Northwest author tackles the stories of nuclear “downwinders” in the broader West.
Originally published on Mon October 20, 2014 5:40 pm
A seven-month federal investigation into the firing of a top safety manager at Hanford came up inconclusive Monday.
Originally published on Thu October 16, 2014 2:54 pm
Construction begins this week on a state project in the Methow Valley that will give fish a boost of cold, clean water in rivers near Twisp, Washington.
Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 5:45 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency intends to fine the U.S. Department of Energy up to $10,000 per week if radioactive waste just a stone's throw from the Columbia River isn’t cleaned up.
Originally published on Wed October 15, 2014 11:00 pm
In rural parts of the Northwest, many believe owning a gun is sort of like owning a garden trowel. You just have one or two around.
Originally published on Mon October 6, 2014 3:51 pm
Methow Valley families know they have a long, difficult winter ahead. And they’re trying to get ready.
Originally published on Mon September 29, 2014 9:12 am
Genetically modified wheat has been found at a university research center in Montana. That news Friday came as a federal investigation into a similar case in Oregon concludes with few answers.
Originally published on Thu September 25, 2014 5:29 pm
Seventy years ago Friday, an 11-month frenzied construction project went hot. It all happened in the remote southeast Washington desert.
Originally published on Wed September 24, 2014 8:30 am
People of the Methow Valley and the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation were hoping for more money to rebuild hundreds of lost homes and livelihoods.
Originally published on Thu September 18, 2014 4:37 pm
Fisheries experts say the return of Chinook salmon to the Columbia River may not quite break records this fall as expected.
Originally published on Wed September 17, 2014 8:18 am
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, U.S. government officials rounded up Japanese-Americans and sent them to harsh, ill-equipped camps. Now, the National Park Service has announced $3 million in new grants to help preserve that important history.
Originally published on Thu September 11, 2014 9:12 am
As the Northwest is bathed in autumn’s golden light, wineries across the region are harvesting, crushing grapes and making wine full bore. This year’s fruit looks petite and powerful.
Originally published on Wed September 10, 2014 3:26 pm
In north-central Washington people are trying to get back to normal. But that’s pretty hard with a major housing shortage after more than 350 homes were lost to wildfires.