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.
Second Day With Flood Watch, Then Hot, Dry In Wenatchee
National Weather Service meteorologist Ken Daniel says there's still ample moisture over the region with one specific worry.
AAA WA: Too Early To Say Gas Prices Connected To Carbon Program
The price on a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Washington is just under five-dollars, which is about 15 cents higher than California.
Woman Arrested Under Suspicion Of Starting Fire Near Ephrata
Grant County Sheriff's Deputies say witnesses saw Nicole Shenefelt light an old couch on fire in an open field of dry grass and walk away.
Flood Watch Followed By Possible Record Heat In Wenatchee
Meteorologist Steve Van Horn with the National Weather Service says the atmosphere is conducive for the possibility of wet, slow-moving thunderstorms today.
Chelan PUD Warms Of High And Fast Water On Rivers This Weekend
Temperatures will be much higher than normal, which will contribute to a quicker pace of snowmelt into waterways
DNR Commissioner Hillary Franz Running For Governor
State DNR Commissioner of Public Lands Hillary Franz will run for governor next year. Franz released a video Wednesday, saying the state is facing urgent issues, including climate change, a housing crisis and soaring income inequality. ...
NCW Not In Wildfire Season Yet, Despite Possible Incoming Smoke
National Weather Service Meteorologist Steve Bodnar says the chance for fires here is much lower, even with incoming hot weather.
Hot Weather Coming To Wenatchee, NCW; Heavy Smoke Possible
The Wenatchee area as well as North Central Washington and the entire Northwest is about to see really hot weather, with temperatures at 20 degrees above normal by the weekend. National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Bodnar says the weather pattern is coming from an area of very strong high pressure...
North Cascades Hwy Opening Wednesday, Ahead Of Schedule
The Washington State Department of Transportation says crews are still making repairs and clearing debris.
Firewood Cutting Allowed In National Forest Starting Monday
Wood cutting is allowed in designated locations in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.