I'm the News Director at News Radio 560 KOQ. 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.
State DNR Commissioner Hillary Franz Running For Governor
Franz released a video Wednesday, saying the state is facing urgent issues, including climate change, a housing crisis and soaring income inequality.
Chelan County Jail Director Speaks Out On Violent Prisoner Attack
Jail Director Chris Sharp says he's never seen such an extremely violent attack in the 24 years he's worked at the facility.
Hot Weather Coming To Wenatchee, NCW; Heavy Smoke Possible
The Wenatchee area as well as North Central Washington and the entire Northwest is about to see really hot weather, with temperatures at 20 degrees above normal by the weekend. National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Bodnar says the weather pattern is coming from an area of very strong high pressure...
North Cascades Hwy Opening Wednesday, Ahead Of Schedule
The Washington State Department of Transportation says crews are still making repairs and clearing debris.
Artist To Collect Items From Public For Wenatchee Sculpture
Turner has been selected to create a sculpture of Wenatchi Chief John Harmelt on Horseback to recognize the Wenatchi Tribe as the first people in the city.
NCW Libraries Making Physical Upgrades To 29 Branches
The Reimagining Spaces Project is meant to bring a fresh update to each space the libraries have in order to better serve the public.
Link Transit To Hold Public Meeting With New CEO Finalists
Richard DeRock is retiring in August after leading the transit for a record 22 years.
Money In Place To Buy Land For Malaga Waterfront Park
Improvements are planned for a shoreline area on the Columbia River that would serve the roughly 5,000 people who live in the Malaga area.
Heavy Rain Coming, May Be Gone By Apple Blossom Parade
"We have a weather system coming in from the northern Pacific," said National Weather Service Meteorologist Daniel Butler.
E Wenatchee State Senator Backs Inslee Call For Special Session
Inslee said he spoke to both Republicans and Democrats before setting May 16th as the date for the legislature to begin drafting a new drug possession law.