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.
Two closely-tied agriculture exporters in the Northwest, beef producers and hay farmers, will be affected by the end of Trans-Pacific Partnership in very different ways.
A major storm east of the Cascades dumped snow and closed businesses and schools Monday. The weather has also been a factor in several accidents and deaths.
Nation | Environment | local | AgricultureNorthwest News Network | Jan. 3, 2017 2:16 p.m.
Low temperatures, snow drifts and northeasterly winds east of the Cascades are making things difficult for Northwest ranchers and dairy owners.
At Seattle's Burke Museum, an ancient set of bones has been watched over carefully for nearly two decades.
The tribes call Kennewick Man the Ancient One. And Armand Minthorn has been one of the most visible Northwest Native Americans fighting to rebury those...
History | local | News | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Dec. 20, 2016 4:21 p.m.
The Northwest tribes feel a sense of completion knowing Kennewick Man's ancient bones will rest again in the Earth. But scientists say they are losing a one-of-a-kind storyteller forever.
History | local | News | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Dec. 20, 2016 8:30 a.m.
Kennewick Man is an ancient skeleton found along the banks of the Columbia River by students in 1996. The discovery caused a legal battle between Northwest tribes and scientists. But now, President Barack Obama has signed a bill that requires the 9,000-year-old remains be returned to tribes within 90 days.
History | local | News | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Dec. 19, 2016 5:10 p.m.
Kennewick Man is a 9,000-year-old skeleton found on the banks of the Columbia River about 20 years ago by students. Washington Sen. Patty Murray, a Democrat, championed a bill that gives the ancient bones to the tribes. It was recently signed into law by President Barack Obama.
The federal government Monday started up a special inspection at the Northwest's only nuclear power plant.
A coroner’s inquest is set to begin Monday in Pasco, Washington, spotlighting the police shooting death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.
Members of the U.S. House and Senate expect to pass a bill in the next few days that would return a 9,000-year-old set of human remains to Northwest tribes.
When Gen. James Mattis — Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense — is not on the road, he’s at his mother’s house in Richland, Washington.
On election night, did you already have a bad feeling about your family Thanksgiving? One Northwest brother and sister did. Jessica Brady and Jeremy Holmes both voted for Hillary Clinton. Their parents didn’t.
The state's Supreme Court hears a case on Tuesday of a florist who refused service to a gay couple getting married. Her religious liberty claim conflicts with the state's non-discrimination laws.
The Washington Supreme Court Tuesday heard the case of a florist versus a same-sex couple who wanted flowers for their wedding in 2013.
Wednesday many people who were "with" Hillary Clinton are talking in hushed conversations over cube walls. Giving hugs. Some had trouble keeping their...
Politics | local | Election | Election 2016Northwest News Network | Nov. 9, 2016 11:30 a.m.
At the Trump victory party in Spokane Valley, Washington, Republicans said they were looking for a candidate who could bring jobs to eastern Washington and the rest of the nation.
local | News | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | Nov. 7, 2016 midnight
There's a huge building with a massive pool of water at the Hanford nuclear site in southwest Washington state. The water glows an eerie neon blue from...
For some, death isn't spooky or scary like Halloween. Hispanic families across the Northwest are preparing to celebrate the Day of the Dead.