I'm the News Director at News Radio 560 KPQ. My news background includes a number of different stops in radio newsrooms across the Midwest and the Western states. I covered both the Kansas and Missouri state legislatures, being stationed in the capital cities of both states. I enjoy covering local news here in North Central Washington, A lot happens here in the recreation playground we live in. As they say, all politics is local.
Chelan PUD Touts Fish Survival Rate Through Rocky Reach Dam
Juvenile Chinook salmon traveling downstream had a survival rate of almost 94 percent while almost 100 percent of adult fish traveling back upstream survived.
Cashmere Man Charged With Assault, Mother Possibly Disfigured
Deputies say an emergency room doctor told them the mother of Santiago Pina-Corona could have an eye amputated and had suffered permanent disfigurement.
East Wenatchee Man Gets Plea Deal Dismissing Child Sex Crimes
Kenneth Crisp entered a plea Tuesday in Douglas County Superior Court to two counts of second-degree assault.
Only Misdemeanor Charges For E Wenatchee Arrested By SWAT Team
Pacomio Anguiano Santana was taken into custody last Wednesday after the East Cascade SWAT Team was sent to his home in the 1800 block of Sunset Highway.
Dryden Messianic Rabbi’s Domestic Assault Trial Delayed Again
Isaac Heckman has been charged since April 2021 with three counts of second-degree assault after being accused of choking and assaulting his former partner.
Wenatchee School Board Race Between Iniguez-Smith To Be Recounted
The margin is well within the one-half of one percent difference that triggers a mandatory hand recount under state law.
Wenatchee Foothills Trails Close Friday To Protect Mule Deer
Chelan PUD owns the 960-acre Home Water Wildlife Preserve in the heart of Sage Hills and has been closing its land during the winter for some time.
Driver Seriously Injured After Being Ejected In Crash By Cle Elum
Troopers say a pickup truck driven by 40-year-old William Savage was eastbound when it crossed into the westbound side and then went off the road and rolled.
Confluence Health Now Composting Food Waste At Urging Of Staff
The hospital says it the composting project at the urging of the cooks that work its lines.
Lengthy Air Stagnation Advisory Connected To El Nino Winter
The advisory is in place for most of eastern Washington.