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  1. These boots were made for fire: Reporter Anna King wins national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 22 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Our Richland Correspondent Anna King's coverage of the Washington wildfires of 2015 has won the Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, SPJ announced Friday. Anna reported from areas near Omak, Wenatchee, Twisp and Walla Walla, bringing memorable sights and sounds to our audience: apples baked on the tree , ranchers looking for their cattle through thick smoke , and women rescuing their horses and caravaning them to safety.


  2. Nuclear Developer Details Timeline For Trailblazing Reactor Debut In IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    An Oregon-based nuclear company presented a detailed timeline Thursday for the deployment of its first small modular nuclear power plant. An executive from NuScale Power presented the roadmap during a keynote address to the International SMR and Advanced Reactor Summit taking place this week in Atlanta.


  3. Investigation Studies Performance Of Northwest's Only Commercial Nuclear ReactorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Independent investigators are onsite at the Northwest's only nuclear power plant, the Columbia Generating Station, north of Richland, Washington. Plant operators say the reactor, run by Energy Northwest, a public agency that provides energy through the Bonneville Power Administration, is operating safely.


  4. Washington State's Top Watchdog On Hanford Retires After Decade Of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    For a decade, one woman has been the top watchdog on the Hanford nuclear reservation for Washington state. Jane Hedges retires February 26. Hedges said her top career moment was getting hexavalent chromium mostly out of the Columbia River.


  5. Finding Gravitational Waves In Space, A Great Reason To PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Thursday a group of scientists announced that after decades of research they'd detected massive gravitational waves in spacetime. And after work last night, dozens of physicists and scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory celebrated their discovery in Richland, Washington.


  6. StoryCorps In Seattle: Moments That Change EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    When StoryCorps came to Seattle's New Holly neighborhood last summer, people from all over the city took the opportunity to visit with a friend or family member and record a conversation. Their stories can stop you in your tracks.


  7. The Irony Of Moving To 'Atomic City' After InternmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    After being released from a Japanese internment camp, Karen and David Ko's parents moved to Richland, Washington, a largely white town built to house workers making the material for the first atomic bomb.


  8. Daughters Of Hanford: B Reactor's Lone Woman ScientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In 1944, the U.S. pinned its hope on a secret project to win World War II. The government was counting on the B Reactor at Hanford in southeast Washington state to make enough plutonium in time.


  9. Daughters Of Hanford: She Was Heckled For Exposing Our Nuclear PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In 1987, late in the Cold War, in a government reading room in Richland , Washington, a historian was studying newly released documents about the Hanford nuclear reservation. Then, a strange man approached her.


  10. Government May Push Cleanup Deadlines On Hanford's Central PlateauRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Cleaning up the central part of the Hanford nuclear reservation will take even longer. That's the bottom line of a series of regional public comment meetings kicking off Wednesday in Richland, Washington.


  11. Daughters Of Hanford: 'You Mean The Geologist Is A Girl?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Geochemist Frannie Smith would like to see more girls get into science like she did. Women make up only about 25 percent of geoscientists in the U.S. and only a quarter of all the scientists or engineers at the Pacific Northwest National Lab in Washington state are female.


  12. Daughters of Hanford: Coming Of Atomic Age On The Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    For the fifth time in 15 years, the state of Washington is fighting the federal government in court over Hanford cleanup. The state's top cleanup watchdog in Richland -- who grew up just downstream from the nuclear site -- plays a major role in that case Jane Hedges used to play on bobbing docks on the Columbia River swimming with her friends in summer.


  13. Hanford 'Downwinders' Case Ends After Decades In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    File photo of nuclear reactors along the Columbia River at the Hanford site in southeast Washington state in January 1960. After more than two decades of fighting in court, the Hanford Downwinders case has ended.


  14. Public Meetings Will Discuss Access To Southeast Washington's Rattlesnake MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service will hold public meetings the week October 12 in Richland, Washington, about opening Rattlesnake Mountain to the public. The mountain is part of the Hanford Reach National Monument.


  15. Daughters of Hanford: A Landscape Written With Human StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In southeast Washington state, a group of farms has been frozen in time. It's at Hanford, the area the federal government took over to make plutonium during World War II.


  16. Atomic Bombing Reveals Northwest's Role In WWII 70 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    As World War II came to a dramatic end 70 years ago on Aug. 14, the role that the Northwest played in the conflict was fully revealed in the aftermath of the atomic bombing in Japan. News reports revealed that the Hanford project in eastern Washington had played a critical role in development of the atomic bomb.


  17. 70th Anniversary Of Nagasaki Bombing Remembered In RichlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Toyoko Tsukuda and Sandip and Lila Dasverma, all of Richland, light peace lanterns at the 70th anniversary ceremony to remember the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. The 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Nagasaki, Japan was remembered Sunday night in Richland, Washington.


  18. Daughters of Hanford: A Black Woman Geologist Digs Into Hanford SoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In the West, there aren't a lot of black woman geologists who specialize in uranium deposits and groundwater. Zelma Maine Jackson landed far from her home state of South Carolina, but drilled into life in the West.


  19. Daughters of Hanford: 'Translating' Cleanup And America's Nuclear LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    About 10,000 people visit southeast Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation every year. And after a few hours on the bus, some are dazed like tourists who've seen one Italian cathedral too many.


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