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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.
Environmental groups want to shut down Hanford nuclear reactor
Environmental groups want to shut down Hanford nuclear reactor (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)
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Environmental Groups Sue over Hanford Nuclear Reactor

Three Northwest environmental groups are suing a state agency over what they claim is the effect of the Energy Northwest Nuclear reactor at Hanford on Columbia River water.

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KGK Cheerleaders raise funds for Cancer Center
KGK Cheerleaders raise funds for Cancer Center (Kennewick Grid Kids football-KGK Cheer Facebook)
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Kennewick Grid Kid Cheerleaders Raise Big Funds for Tri City Cancer Center

During last nights Kennewick Grid Kids Super Bowl games at Neil F. Lampson stadium,   the Kennewick Grid Kid Cheerleaders made a great donation to the Tri Cities Cancer Center Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Kennewick Grid Kids website)

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Colts A team during Pink Week
Colts A team during Pink Week (Kennewick Colts Facebook page)
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Kennewick Grid Kid Super Bowls at Lampson Wednesday Night – Best Way to Spend a Buck!

If you enjoy watching kids pour their hearts into a sporting event, and exciting action under the lights,  tonight marks the annual Kennewick Grid Kids Super Bowl games at Lampson stadium.

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Find out if your friends, family and neighbors have voted?
Find out if your friends, family and neighbors have voted? (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Now You CAN Find Out if You’re Friends – Neighbors Have Voted!

We at Newstalk 870 have always said, if you don't vote, you can't complain about legislators or the "system."  Now, you can find out if your family, friends, and neighbors are exercising their right.

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