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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.
Monthly sex offender briefings offered by Kennewick police
Monthly sex offender briefings offered by Kennewick police (Kennewick police department)
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Kennewick Police Encourage Public to Utilize Sex Offender Monthly Briefings

With the announcement of a Level 3 sex offender relocating in Kennewick,  police urge the public to make use of their monthly briefings on the activities and monitoring of such individuals.

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Benton County Sheriff investigating Finley Middle School incident
Benton County Sheriff investigating Finley Middle School incident (Benton County Sheriff's Department)
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Finley Teacher Investigated for Allegedly Throwing Object at Disruptive Student

The Benton County Sheriff's Office and Finley School District Officials continue to investigate an allegation that a teacher threw a hand-held bell at a student in class.

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Seattle reacts to Hanford National Park plan
Seattle reacts to Hanford National Park plan (Getty images)
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Seattle – As Expected – ‘Sneers’ At Hanford National Historical Park

After years of fighting to get it, Doc Hastings and the House approved the plan to create a National Historical Park dedicated to the Manhattan Project and the important history of Hanford.

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Bloomberg funded groups to go after guns in WA Legislature in 2015
Bloomberg funded groups to go after guns in WA Legislature in 2015 (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Anti-Gun Groups To Unveil WA State Legislative Plans Thursday

Fresh off a victory fueled by smokescreen promises with Initiative 594,   Two major anti-gun groups plan to announce their legislative plans for the 2014-15 session in Washington state.

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Coeur D' Alene Resort Christmas Celebration
Coeur D' Alene Resort Christmas Celebration (Courtesy Coeur D'Alene Resort)
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WOW! Win A Holiday Getaway At the Coeur D’ Alene Resort From Newstalk 870!

You could win a room for 2, restaurant certificate, and 4 tickets for the Coeur d'Alene Christmas Cruise on Lake Coeur D'Alene!

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