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.
Cascade Snowpack Low, Other Concerns About Summer Wildfire Season
National Weather Service Meteorologist Charlotte Dewey says studies show no direct correlation between the level of snowpack and the severity of wildfires.
Wenatchee Bighorns Announce New Co-owner Days Before Season
Wenatchee native Shawn Cooprider was named the managing owner alongside Anthony Williams Sunday.
Chelan County Opens Bids For Major Change To Software System
The current vendor gave notice it would not be updating its software in the coming years.
Orondo Man Accused Of Assault In Jail After SWAT Team Arrest
Deputies say James Scott Martin assaulted two people while wielding a metal bar at a residence in the 10 block of Zanol Loop Rd
Port Authority To Change Program After Contribution To Festival
The port recently granted $10,000 to support the Lake Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival.
Plenty Of Places In NCW To Take Part In Great Backyard Bird Count
Some of the birds now present in North Central Washington are Canadian Geese and Waterfowl.
Leavenworth Housing Project Gets $1.3 Million In Senate Proposal
Senator Brad Hawkins put in a request for the money, which would be used to support efforts by the group Upper Valley MEND to preserve 31 apartments.
$117M Eastmont Bond Coming Down To The Wire
The $117 million capital improvement needs to reach 60 percent approval to pass, and it's currently just short of that threshold at 59.42 percent
Columbia Elementary Closure to Send Students To Adjacent Schools
The district will save $3 million in staffing costs with the closure, which is being done as the district looks to cut $8.6 million from its budget.
$117 Million Eastmont School Bond Inches Closer To Passage
The updated number released Wednesday afternoon show the bond with 59.42 percent of the vote after initial results showed 58.83 percent approval.