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.
Leavenworth Mayor Looking Into Use Of Lodging Tax Money On Affordable Housing
A new law lets rural counties use existing local sales tax dollars for affordable housing, but Leavenworth Mayor Carl Florea wants to use a portion of local lodging tax money for the same purpose.
Major Detour Coming With Roundabout Construction On U.S. 2 At Easy St.
The project will require the closure of Easy Street on both the north and south sides of U.S. 2.
Chelan PUD To Hold Off On Proposal For Fifth Street Campus
The proposal from the group GTS/Graham Baba/Avar was one of two finalists for the project, along with one from the group Steinhauer.
Dep. Of Ecology Watching Stagnant Air In Central Washington
Department spokesperson Emily Tasaka says a National Weather Service Stagnant Air Advisory has been extended until 10pm Tuesday night.
SR 28 Bypass In East Wenatchee Set To Reopen After Emergency Repairs
The bypass was closed last Thursday, Nov. 10 to let construction crews fix porting of the highway that had buckled because of water seepage.
Chelan And Douglas County Races Decided: Morrison, Smith, Young Win
Chelan County is getting a new sheriff after incumbent Brian Brett is soundly defeated by one of his own deputies, Mike Morrison, by a 54%-45% margin.
Douglas County, Like Chelan County, Will Not Dismiss DUI Cases Over Breathalyzer
District Court Judge Eric Biggar issued a letter Tuesday, stating the cases would move forward in December.
Wenatchee To Hike Property Taxes 1% In 2023
The city council voted unanimously last Thursday to impose the increase.
Eastmont School Bond Package Still Well Short Of Passage
The bond would go towards constructing, rebuilding, and upgrading classrooms along with building a new maintenance facility for the Eastmont School District.
Chelan County, PUD Move Forward With Malaga Waterfront Park
Improvements would be made to a shoreline area on the Columbia River that would serve the roughly 5,000 people who live in the Malaga area