Hydroplane Crew Chief “Can’t You Go Faster?” Tri-Cities First Female Hydroplane Crew Chief Leads Nationally Ranked Team By Kate Tsao Cindy Shirley’s interest in hydroplane racing started in her childhood. Her dad was a racecar driver and took her on a hydroplane, where she proceeded to ask, ‘can’t you go any faster?’ From there she… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Eugene Astley Northwest Public Television and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak to Eugene Astley, who started his career as a theoretical physicist before moving into a… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Bob Ferguson Northwest Public Television and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak to Bob Ferguson, a reactor physicist who started his career at Hanford. Ferguson went on… Read More
Red Mountain Trails By Sueann Ramella The owners of Red Mountain Trails had set out coffee and donuts for their visitors. Nestled between vineyards in Benton City, Washington, Red Mountain Trails offers scenic guided horseback rides with owners Teresa and Jeff Owens.  They are thoughtful people, even setting a table with cutlery for those who… Read More
‘Dentistry For Good’ Tri-Cities dentist Bart Roach decided to set up a dental clinic in El Paredon after a brief visit to pass out toothbrushes. He saw how badly people needed his help. Story reported and narrated by Northwest Public Broadcasting’s Tri-Cities reporter, Courtney Flatt. Read the full article here. Full Transcript [Announcer] In the Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY James Anderson Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with James Anderson, a chemist at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation from 1961-2012. Anderson worked in Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Robert Heinman Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Robert Heinman, he began his Hanford career as a security manager shortly after the… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Barbara Brown Tayler Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Barbara Brown Taylor, her father was a landscape architect in the early days of… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Catherine Borden Finley Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Catherine Borden Finley, a resident of White Bluffs, a town that ultimately became Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Steve Buckingham Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Steve Buckingham, a chemist during his career at Hanford. More Hanford History Stories Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Virginia Sather Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Virginia Sather, a Hanford support staff member for roughly 40 years. More Hanford Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Mary Esther Lippold Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Mary Esther Lippold, an early resident of Richland. More Hanford History Stories Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY C.J. Mitchell Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with C.J. Mitchell, who moved to the Tri Cities with his family from Texas to… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY William T. Tyler Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with William T. Tyler, a Health Physics Technician during his time at the Hanford… Read More
OUR HANFORD HISTORY Gordon Kaas Northwest Public Broadcasting and the Hanford History Partnership produced a series of stories from people who lived and worked in the Richland area during the Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s operational years. In this episode we speak with Gordon Kaas, who’s family was evicted from White Bluffs, Wash. in order to begin… Read More
Béisbol Local story teller and NPR contributor Kim Izaguirre-Merlos is telling the story of Latino baseball players in the minor leagues. We talk to her about the next steps in her journey with the local team. Full Transcript [Announcer] Kim Izaguirre-Merlos freelance contributor to Latino USA. She documents everyday life in professional baseball. [Announcer] Read More
Insitu uses engines built by Orbital Corporation to power its ScanEagle UAV. INSITU Listen Originally published Nov. 30, 2017 The unmanned aircraft industry cluster in the Columbia River Gorge is growing yet again. An Australian company that specializes in drone engines plans to open a factory in Hood River, Oregon, early next year. Orbital Corporation announced… Read More
Master Gardeners Bill Dixon, of the WSU Master Gardeners program in Tri Cities, leads a group of volunteers in building two raised garden beds for the local Senior Life Resources center, run by Grant Baynes. Full Transcript Most communities don’t realize that there is an alarming number of seniors who, wonder where their next meal’s… Read More
Mall Walker Patsy Hull has walked 15,000 miles, the distance from Seattle to New York 2.5 times. Hull joined Healthy Ages, a senior mall walking program, to combat health issues. Hull has hopes of reaching 20,000 miles. Full Transcript Imagine walking the distance from Seattle to New York twice. That’s what 90-year-old Patsy Hull has done.… Read More
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