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, Tri-Cities. She covers the Mid-Columbia region, from nuclear reactors to Mexican rodeos.
The South Sound was her girlhood backyard and she knows its rocky beaches, mountain trails and cities well. She left the west side to attend Washington State University and spent an additional two years studying language and culture in Italy.
While not on the job, Anna enjoys trail running, clam digging, hiking and wine tasting with friends. She’s most at peace on top a Northwest mountain with her husband and their muddy Aussie-dog Poa.
NORTHWEST NEWS Correspondent
Amid Opioid Crisis, Washington State Looks To Treatment Alternatives
The opioid epidemic has torn through the United States in recent years. Washington has not been spared. In 2016, more than 42,000 people died from opioid overdoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Almost 700 of those deaths were in Washington, according to the state Department of Health. Continue Reading Amid Opioid Crisis, Washington State Looks To Treatment Alternatives
Yakama Nation Case Could Set Precedent For Handling Sacred Tribal Sites In Washington
The Yakama Nation seeks to stop gravel mining near a historic village and burial ground near Selah, Washington. The litigation could change the way tribal sites can be developed. Continue Reading Yakama Nation Case Could Set Precedent For Handling Sacred Tribal Sites In Washington
Oregon’s Carbon-Reducing Cap And Trade Bill May Not Get A Full Vote Until 2019
Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek is proposing an amendment to a controversial cap and trade bill that would allow the Legislature to delay voting on key details until next year. Continue Reading Oregon’s Carbon-Reducing Cap And Trade Bill May Not Get A Full Vote Until 2019