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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.
Kennewick Irrigation District
Kennewick Irrigation District (KID photo)
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KID Plans Public Meeting on Drought – Seeking Feedback

Next Thursday, August 13, the Kennewick Irrigation District plans a townhall-open house to gather feedback from it's customers, and to inform users what's ahead as we move through one of the worst droughts in recent history.

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Kittitas County's largest irrigator ceases operations
Kittitas County's largest irrigator ceases operations (Photo by Brent Stirton/Reportage for Getty Images.)
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Drought Claims First Irrigation “Victim” – Kittitas County Shuts Off Water

The largest irrigation system in Kittitas County (which includes the cities of Ellensburg, Thorpe, and Cle Elum) has announced they will cease water deliveries for the rest of the 2015 season, due to extreme drought conditions.

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5th Shocking Planned Parenthood Video Released [VIDEO]

The Center for Medical Progress, despite extreme pressure from a public relations firm trying to squash the controversy facing Planned Parenthood over accusations of selling aborted fetal body parts, has released a 5th video.  This one, we must tell you, may contain content disturbing to some viewers.

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Milton Freewater police seeking drive-by shooting suspects
Milton Freewater police seeking drive-by shooting suspects (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
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Suspects in Fatal Milton-Freewater Drive By Shooting Believed to Be Gang-Related

Milton-Freewater police continue to search for the suspects from a fatal shooting that occurred last Friday night. One victim died the next morning at an area hospital.

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Use Twitter to follow your high school football team
Use Twitter to follow your high school football team (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
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Here’s The Sure-Fire Way to Follow YOUR Favorite H.S. Football Team This Fall

Living in the sports-loving Mid-Columbia, most people have at least one or more high school football teams they support and follow. Ours is the Kamiakin Braves (son Dhylan plays football and baseball there).  Like many, we try to get to at least two or three home games at Lampson Stadium. But also like many fans, it's nearly impossible to get score updates for road games - and even home games we can't get to.

Here's THE solution!

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