A tale of tragedy and a tale of travesty
Write to the Point
As a parent, and now grandparent, my heart aches, my eyes roll and I had to shake my head over two recent news stories.
They both involved families doing family things. Each had different outcomes. One ended in tragedy while the other, luckily, happily, if not drowning in waves of controversy.
The tales are those of the Kolves family from not far away in the Columbia Basin, and the Kaufmans from California.
The Kolves were thrust into the headlines March 30, when what was originally reported as simply a tragic traffic accident that took the lives of dad, Scott and one of his three sons, Kor...