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.
One Dead in 2 Car Crash North of Bridgeport
A 29-year-old man is dead from a two car crash on SR 173 north of Bridgeport early July 4th. Alejandro Martinez Rincon of Brewster was traveling southbound just before 1:30 am in a 1995 Honda Civic when she lost control and hit an embankment before landing in the northbound lane...
Okanogan Co. Wildfire Reported to be More Than 100 Acres
The was reported by the Mt. Tolman Fire Center shortly after 4 pm and was contained by midnight.
Confrontation at North Wenatchee Store Leads to Gunshots
No one has been arrested yet, and there were no injuries from the single gunshot.
Injured Hiker Rescued from Chelan County Mountain
The 28-year-old man was taken by helicopter to the Seattle hospital just before midnight Thursday.
Inslee Slams Supreme Court Decision on Power Plant Emissions
Inslee said the decision kneecaps the EPA's ability to keep the public safe from dangerous emissions from coal fired power plants.
Wa. Supreme Court Cites Racist Questioning, Overturns Conviction
The court said the questions reflected racist stereotypes to a level where Zamora's right to a fair trial had been violated.
Grant County PUD Looking at Solar, Wind with Rising Power Demand
The PUD noted in a statement Thursday that state law requires electric utilities to develop five- and 10-year plans with a mix of power sources to meet the needs of their customers.
Wenatchee School Board Finalizes Move to Voting Districts
The school board voted unanimously this week to make the change, which will ensure that one of the districts has a majority Hispanic population.
Two Man Charged for Home Theft of Over $20,000 Cash
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office says the burglary took place at about 10:30 Sunday morning in Oroville.
Chelan Douglas Port Authority Speeds Up Process for Microsoft Data Center
The Microsoft cloud data center will support a range of services, such as the Teams videoconferencing program.