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 PUD OK’s $1.2 Million Land Sale To Wenatchee Valley YMCA
PUD commissioners approved a $1.2 million purchase and sale agreement Monday that'll give the Y about 145,000 square feet of space on the campus.
Median Home Price In Wenatchee Surges to $539,000, But Sales Down
The year-to-date median price is $488,000, down from $500,000 a year ago, which is a drop of 2%.
Relicensing Of Rock Island Dam For Chelan PUD Starts This Month
The formal process takes a minimum of five years, but PUD Hydro Licensing Manager Janel Ulrich says they've been Chelan preparing since 2021.
Two RVs Destroyed In Fire Near Home In Malaga Tuesday Morning
Fire crews were sent to a call at 3:18 a.m. in the 3700 block of Bainard Road in Malaga of an RV on fire.
Douglas County Republicans Endorse Sessler Over Newhouse in 2024
The committee held a meeting Monday night where Sessler spoke and was well received by people in attendance.
Lawsuit Against Grant County Over Jail Overdose Death to Continue
The parents of Derek Batton sued the county after he overdosed on heroin, accusing the county of negligence in failing to search another inmate for drugs.
Recommendations To Avoid Auto Theft In Washington
The agency has republished a social media post from law enforcement in the Puget Sound area about combating vehicle theft
Chelan PUD Touts Fish Survival Rate Through Rocky Reach Dam
Juvenile Chinook salmon traveling downstream had a survival rate of almost 94 percent while almost 100 percent of adult fish traveling back upstream survived.
Bail Still $750,000 For Chelan Man Accused Of Child Rape
Prosecutors have filed 13 felony charges against Abraham Escalera of Chelan, including child rape and sexual exploitation of a minor.
Winter Is Here, Forest Service Cautions Drivers On Hazards
The heaviest use of roads in the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest right now is from people looking to chop down a Christmas Tree, which is allowed in many areas.