Richland Correspondent, Northwest News Network
Anna King is the Richland, Washington, correspondent for the Northwest News Network, covering the Mid–Columbia region, from nuclear reactors to Mexican rodeos.
She attended Washington State University and spent an additional two years studying language and culture in Italy.
The South Sound was her girlhood backyard and she knows its rocky beaches, mountain trails and cities well. 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.
U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Hanford site outside of Richland, Washington, Tuesday.
The president of the WSU College Republicans, James Allsup of Bothell, Washington, said Monday he would resign after attending the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Fish & Wildlife | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | July 28, 2017 5:18 p.m.
If Northwest fish were stand-up comics, the salmon would be the headliner. And the fish that get's "no respect" would be the lamprey, an eel-like...
local | News | Environment | NationNorthwest News Network | July 24, 2017 midnight
The U.S. Department of Energy rolled out several options at a public meeting Thursday night to stabilize what’s known as Tunnel 2 at the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington.
Hospitals in Washington state and Idaho are debating whether to offer sex reassignment surgery for transgender people.
In the wake of a tunnel collapse at the Hanford nuclear site in May, the U.S. Department of Energy plans to take public comments at a meeting in the Tri-Cities on July 20.
local | Agriculture | Food | NewsNorthwest News Network | July 6, 2017 4:40 p.m.
Monday marked the start of the Northwest's bin-busting wheat harvest. Last year was big, but this year's wet winter and spring has poured on the yields.
The Hanford nuclear reservation in southeast Washington state has two train tunnels full of very hot radioactive waste — and both tunnels are in danger of further collapse.
local | Science | Environment | Renewable energy | NewsNorthwest News Network | June 17, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Northwest scientists are testing ancient glass from Sweden with the hope they can recreate it for the storage of the Hanford nuclear site's radioactive waste.
Some Northwest rafting companies are seeing a flood of business with this year's ample river flows. But that high water also comes with challenges. Some...
local | Agriculture | NewsNorthwest News Network | June 5, 2017 4:15 p.m.
A brand new flight will send fresh cherries from Seattle to Shanghai, China, several times a week starting June 18.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | May 22, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation are starting to install a thick plastic covering over a tunnel that collapsed on May 9.
local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | May 18, 2017 8 a.m.
Federal contractors plan to install another level of containment over the tunnel that caved in at the Hanford nuclear site on May 9.
Energy | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | May 15, 2017 6:45 p.m.
One week ago workers found a tunnel filled with radioactive waste caved in at the Hanford nuclear site in southeast Washington. State officials and tribes are calling for quick cleanup action.
local | Environment | NewsNorthwest News Network | May 11, 2017 11:30 a.m.
Washington state is taking legal action against the U.S. government after a tunnel full of radioactive waste collapsed Tuesday at the Hanford nuclear site.
Tuesday morning an emergency response was triggered at the Hanford nuclear site when a hole was found in the roof of a buried tunnel nearby a mothballed plutonium processing plant. So what exactly is in that tunnel?