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.
WA Supreme Court Upholds Capital Gains Tax
The 7-2 decision affirming the law means there'll be a 7 percent tax on sales of stocks or bonds totaling more than $250,000 beginning this year.
Man Who Escaped From Jail Granted Hearing On Original Conviction
A hearing in Douglas County Superior Court was held Tuesday on the claim of 55-year-old Christian Edward White that his trial in a Waterville courtroom was closed to the public.
Consultant Chosen To Conduct Study On Regional Sports Complex
The Chelan Douglas Port Authority was asked to organize a feasibility study on a sports complex after interest sprang from local governments.
Regional Sports Complex Bill Still Moving Forward In Olympia
A bill that would allow for construction of a regional sports complex in Chelan and Douglas counties is moving through the state legislature.
East Wenatchee Set To Fix Stormwater Issue On Grant Rd.
Public Works Manager Garren Melton says diverting storm water off of Grant Road is the single biggest priority for improving water quality and control in the city.
Chelan PUD To Buy Large Backup Water Supply
The water will be used as needed to shore up needs in hatcheries, parks and water systems, and to assist with power generation.
Vaccination Lawsuit Against Confluence Health Formally Dismissed
Douglas County Superior Court Judge Brian Huber shot down the lawsuit for a third time this week.
Volunteers To Cleanup Beaches At Lake Chelan
Volunteers are being asked to bring their own reusable trash bags to help clean up trash at the main beach near downtown Chelan, as well as two other high traffic beach areas.
Chelan PUD Working On $86 Million Substation For Microsoft
Microsoft and the PUD entered into an interconnection agreement for the PUD to supply the infrastructure needed for the center.
Convicted East Wenatchee Financial Planner Gets 8 Year Sentence
Douglas County Superior Court Judge Brian Huber issued the sentence Monday for 55-year-old Gregory Lone, who pleaded guilty to five counts of first-degree theft in January