Posted by Lucy Luginbill on January 25, 2015
The feeling nearly took his breath away, as if the boxers in the photo had placed a perfect punch. But what Kennewick Police Cpl. Todd Dronnen felt in that moment was really a tap on his heart.
Todd remembers the 2009 moment as if it were yesterday.
“I opened up to this page in a magazine and there was a manly ‘Rocky’ gym and all these kids are praying,” Todd said. “I said, ‘What’s this all about?’”
Posted by Lucy Luginbill on January 18, 2015
For the child living inside each of us, mourning resonates for months even years with the slightest breath of a parent's memory. For one grief-stricken woman, a “small miracle” on a morning mountain hike gives her a new song.
Posted by Lucy Luginbill on January 4, 2015
A calm day at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane erupted in chaos on June 20, 1994. Washington State Highway Patrolman Bill Dingfield, now living in Kennewick, remembers his call home as he and his patrol partner sped to the tragic scene.
Posted by Lucy Luginbill on December 28, 2014
With her job ending, a former Kennewick woman worried about her future. But when a surprising check came in the mail, Cathy decided to be “all in” on a promise she had made. What she did and its impact is the rest of the story.
Posted by Lucy Luginbill on December 21, 2014
Richland resident Jael Cox remembers the 2008 economic crash and how it sent their family into poverty and despair while living on the west side of the state. But a "chance" meeting with an acquaintance from years earlier brought about a Christmas surprise.
Posted by Lucy Luginbill on December 14, 2014
The extravagantly decorated house attracted people from miles around. But when the family who had waited in a line of cars finally got up close, it wasn’t the lights that caught the little boy’s attention.