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John McKay

I'm a 25-plus-year radio veteran with a passion for talk radio and democracy. I grew up in Tri-Cities and studied journalism at Whitworth University. I love sports, particularly the Green Bay Packers and NASCAR. I threw hammer and played college ball. I've been at Newstalk since 2005.
Drought conditions very likely in Columbia Basin this summer
Drought conditions very likely in Columbia Basin this summer (Photo by Brent Stirton/Reportage for Getty Images.)
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Gov. Inslee Declares Drought Emergency for Columbia Basin, Wenatchee Areas

At first glance, many irrigation districts across Southeastern Washington thought it would be tight this summer with water supplies, but now further examination shows possible, or probable, drought conditions.

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Michael Robinson
Michael Robinson (Kennewick Police Department)
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Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers New Powerful Ad Seeks Info on Fatal Kennewick Hit-And-Run

Kennewick police have exhausted numerous leads, pored over traffic camera videos for hours,  gone over two potential suspect vehicles with a fine tooth comb, but still don't have a viable suspect in the fatal hit-and-run that killed 58-year-old Michael Robinson February 22nd.

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Travel Leaders travel show on Newstalk 870
Travel Leaders travel show on Newstalk 870 (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Discover New and Wonderful Travel Opportunities with Newstalk 870 and Travel Leaders [AUDIO]

Last weekend during Travel Leaders Tri-Cities, heard Saturday mornings at 10:30 am,  we talked with Sondra Wilson and a representative from Globus about some exciting opportunities.

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Super Bowl ticket broker sued by Washington State Attorney General
Super Bowl ticket broker sued by Washington State Attorney General (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
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State Attorney General Files Suit Against Super Bowl Ticket Broker

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Wednesday announced legal action has been taken, and a lawsuit filed against, a Super Bowl ticket broker whom he says defrauded at least 24 Washington state residents out of tickets to the Big Game.

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