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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.
Allegedly intoxicated bartender hits car in parking lot where she works, knocks over boss! (Google Street View)
Allegedly intoxicated bartender hits car in parking lot where she works, knocks over boss! (Google Street View)
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Weird! Drunk Bartender Takes Out Own Bar Owner With Car

A Kennewick bartender is likely out of a job after a Saturday night incident in which she allegedly struck a car with her vehicle, and in the process knocked her owner-manager several feet across the parking lot of the bar where she worked.

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At least take pride in your work! Crappy paint job on stolen truck (Kennewick police)
At least take pride in your work! Crappy paint job on stolen truck (Kennewick police)
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Crappy Paint Job Can’t Hide Stolen Truck from Police

Years ago, I actually rattle canned an old Chevy truck I had, from blue to grey. It was primer, after having sanded it. It took a while, but when done, it pretty much looked grey. In this case, a truck thief apparently didn't realize white over green paint requires more than one quickie coat.

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Americans 2016-17 awards, team picture from March 19 (Townsquare Media)
Americans 2016-17 awards, team picture from March 19 (Townsquare Media)
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Tri-City Americans Release Playoff Schedule vs. Seattle

Driving over the Cascades is a FAR better prospect for the opening round of the 2016-17 WHL Playoffs than taking a leisurely 15-hour bus ride to Prince George in Canada. Thanks to their thrilling overtime comeback victory over Everett Sunday night, the Americans did just that.

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Yakima Palm springs sign (KNDU-TV)
Yakima Palm springs sign (KNDU-TV)
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Yakima “Palm Springs of WA” Sign Aimed at Seattle, Says Owner

Starting in 1987, people driving by Yakima on the Interstate began to notice a sign that read "Yakima-The Palm Springs of Washington."  Over the years, depending upon who you talk to, it's become a topic of conversation, support, ridicule, and humor.

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Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
Yakima River Flooding, modern times (Benton County Emergency Services)
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1948 Yakima, Columbia River Flood Did $50 Million in Damages

The history of the Yakima River flooding spans many decades, but the 1948 flood that included the Columbia River was one of the biggest. This picture is from 6-7 years ago, from Benton County Emergency Services.

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