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.
Douglas Co. Felony Vehicular Assault Case Dropped After Defendant Death
A felony case against a woman who was scheduled to go on trial Monday in Douglas County is now dismissed after her death. No cause of death was given for 39-year-old Linnea Fahrnkopf, who died at a home on Helena, Montana in December. ...
Recreationists Reminded Of Avalanche Danger In Okanogan-Wenatchee Nat. Forest
The Northwest Avalanche Center says people trapped in an avalanche have an 80-90% chance of survival if they're rescued within 10 minutes.
Man Who Set Fire In Wenatchee Target To Pay $115 In Restitution
Twenty-two-year-old Anthony Torres was sentenced to nine months in jail after admitting he started the fire in May that closed down the store for about three weeks.
WA Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Capital Gain Lawsuit
The law imposes a 7 percent tax on capital gains people make on sales of stocks or bonds totaling more than $250,000 in a year.
Feasibility Study For Regional Sports Complex To Last One Year
The consultant which is chosen will focus on demographics and market research, among other things.
Wenatchee School Board Votes To Use $2.8 Million On Budget Shortfall
The district has made spending adjustments which resulted in more than $2.8 million in savings from projections last June, and the Board voted Tuesday to use that money to address budget cuts in the next school year of 2023-24.
State Appeals Court Decision Will Let Lawsuit Over Woman’s 2015 Death To Move Forward
Forty-six-year-old Cindy Essex died after being transferred from Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake to Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
Wenatchee Valley Chamber Opposes Gov. Inslee’s Transportation Plan
Inslee's plan proposes to delay several major highway projects across the state, including improvements in the North Wenatchee Area to SR 28 and SR 285.
Superintendent Says Wenatchee Schools Will Need To Cut Its Budget By $8-9 Million
Interim Superintendent Bill Eagle gave a presentation to the school board workshop session Monday pegging the shortfall, after outlining a plan last month to come up with different ways to deal with funding issues.
Detective Say Father and Daughter Witnessed Badger Mountain Shooting
Court documents filed Monday by Douglas County Sheriff's Detectives say the man and daughter watched from a pickup truck while 27-year-old Dalton Scott Potter shot and killed 37-year-old Alyssa Longwell.