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 Man Accused Of Rape, Assault Gets Slashed Bail
Bail for Darren Daniel Hunter was reduced Thursday after his lawyer filed a motion this week, but he remains in Chelan County jail unable to make the payment.
National Forest Starting To Close More Roads With Winter Building
More roads in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest are starting to close to vehicle traffic for the season.
Deputies Indicate Missing Woman Assaulted Before Being Found Safe
The SUV Driven by 47-year-old Deborah Hansen was found abandoned in the Apple Capital Loop Trail parking lot off Empire Ave. in East Wenatchee.
Postal Union Head Says Employees Held Picket In Wenatchee
The Postal Service is calling for most mail in zip codes starting with 988 – the greater Wenatchee area – to be sent to Spokane for processing.
Woman Who Went Missing Near Sunnyslope Found
Deborah Hansen was driving a grey 2012 Ford Expedition that was later found abandoned in the Apple Capital Loop Trail parking lot off Empire Ave in E Wenatchee.
State Sen. Hawkins Focused On Budget In New Legislative Session
The $69.8 billion operating budget for the 2023-25 cycle is currently in good shape with more money flowing into the state than was projected originally.
Chelan County Water Patrol Deputy Recognized With Statewide Honor
Deputy Garrett Churchill runs the sheriff's office marine patrol program, and he’s been named Marine Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Chelan PUD OK’s $1.2 Million Land Sale To Wenatchee Valley YMCA
PUD commissioners approved a $1.2 million purchase and sale agreement Monday that'll give the Y about 145,000 square feet of space on the campus.
Median Home Price In Wenatchee Surges to $539,000, But Sales Down
The year-to-date median price is $488,000, down from $500,000 a year ago, which is a drop of 2%.
Relicensing Of Rock Island Dam For Chelan PUD Starts This Month
The formal process takes a minimum of five years, but PUD Hydro Licensing Manager Janel Ulrich says they've been Chelan preparing since 2021.