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John McKay

Been doing radio since 1986, 1981 if you count college. Have three wonderful older daughters, Whitney, Lindsay and Haily, and three great grandkids. Two kids still at home with Angela and I (wifey), Dhylan and Harley. Standout students and athletes. We're into football, sports, NASCAR.
Southridge Spirit Rock shows off colors, even from space (Google Earth)
Southridge Spirit Rock shows off colors, even from space (Google Earth)
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Was Southridge H.S. ‘Spirit’ Rock Moved Due to Controversial Graffitti?

According to Kennewick school district officials, the huge boulder was moved to a location behind the school so it would be more accessible to students and athletic facilities. But is that the real reason?  Even from a Google Earth photo, the colors on the rock at that time are still very visible.

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18 percent of voters narrowly elected Jerry Hatcher for Sheriff over Ken Lattin  (Getty Images)
18 percent of voters narrowly elected Jerry Hatcher for Sheriff over Ken Lattin (Getty Images)
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Hatcher Narrowly Edges Lattin for Benton County Sheriff, Plus Other Results

Interim Sheriff Jerry Hatcher won a close election over Sgt. Ken Lattin of the Kennewick police department in the August primary, to see who would take over as the leader of Benton County. And, the city council candidates have shaped up for the November General election.

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BC Smoke over Washington state Tuesday afternoon (Washington Smoke Information)
BC Smoke over Washington state Tuesday afternoon (Washington Smoke Information)
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Here’s How Our Smoke Rolled Into Tri-Cities [Satellite Images)

By way of the Environmental Protection Agency, and the website Washington Smoke Information, here's what it looked like from above when all that smoke from Canada and other Northwest fires rolled in. These photos are time lapse from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

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Bad smoky air in Tri-Cities, Seen at the Edison ramp northbound Kennewick (Townsquare media)
Bad smoky air in Tri-Cities, Seen at the Edison ramp northbound Kennewick (Townsquare media)
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‘Unhealthy’ Air Alert For Columbia Basin, Due to Northwest-Canadian Fires

The Department of Ecology and Benton Franklin Clean Air have deemed today's weather as "unhealthy" especially for those with any kind of respiratory issues. It also could affect older people and very young children.

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Our son Dhylan (38) playing KGK  8 years ago (Jeff Boyus-KGK)
Our son Dhylan (38) playing KGK 8 years ago (Jeff Boyus-KGK)
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Spokane’s Biggest Youth League Drops Tackle Football, Replacing With Flag

When I saw this, the first thought that came to mind was, in a few years watch the continued decline of the Greater Spokane League (high school football). This decision WILL affect the high school programs for years to come.

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