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.
Bail Still $750,000 For Chelan Man Accused Of Child Rape
Prosecutors have filed 13 felony charges against Abraham Escalera of Chelan, including child rape and sexual exploitation of a minor.
Winter Is Here, Forest Service Cautions Drivers On Hazards
The heaviest use of roads in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest right now is from people looking to chop down a Christmas Tree, which is allowed in many areas.
Wenatchee School Board Sworn In After Election, Two New Members
The move came at this week's meeting when all members were sworn in after the recent general election.
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.
Fundraising Concert To Benefit Wenatchee Low Barrier Shelter
Susan Steele is a director with the People's Foundation, which operates the St. Francis low barrier emergency shelter.
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.
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.
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.
Chelan PUD 2024 Budget Projected To Have $125 Million Surplus
That figure reflects the increasing value of hydropower in the energy market, where Chelan PUD sells about 80% of the energy it generates.