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 County Asks Public To Report Illegal Dumping
The department posted a photo of one of the sites near Winesap Road on social media, which showed tires, mattresses and numerous furniture items down a slope
Former Waterville Physician Assistant Faces Rape Charges
State prosecutors say Leinweber sexually assaulted three female patients between 2012 and 2019 and offered narcotics in exchange for their compliance.
Chelan County Commission Forced To Adopt Leavenworth UGA Plan
County commissioners initially rejected the city's proposal, but the state Growth Management Hearings Board overrode the county's decision after an appeal.
Wenatchee Schools To Cut Budget By $8.6 Million For 2024-25 Year
The district is now dealing with rising staffing costs, declining enrollment and inflation, and plans to cut $8.6 million from its budget.
Goehner Bill To Fund Backcountry Rescues Passes State House
The measure would create a mechanism or grant program to fund search and rescue volunteers' planning, equipment, training, exercise, and operation costs.
Newhouse Visits Southern Border, Congress Still Stuck On Issue
Newhouse led a group of 11 Republican lawmakers to tour the Arizona border with Mexico, where he said the lack of border security is a crisis.
Port Authority Looking At Options To Upgrade Pangborn Runway
Plans call for reconstruction of the runway, but there's a snag in getting funding for the project from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Restoration Work Being Done On WA National Forest Lookouts
Work was completed to restore much of one structure in Okanogan County - the North Twentymile Lookout D-6 Cupola - last summer on its 100th anniversary.
Chelan County Has New Hotline For Short Term Rental Complaints
A 24-hour complaint hotline is up and running.
Rural Broadband Bill From 7th District Rep. Heads To Senate
The measure would open up rural areas for low-interest state loans and grants by defining frontier counties, with less than 50 residents per square mile.