Born and raised in Spokane. Graduated from high school in 1969. Spent 4 years in the Air Force and went into broadcasting after discharge in 1975. Dean has been in the Spokane market since 1982. He is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren. When Dean’s not working you will most likely find him on the golf course or watching sports!
Teresa has been on the air in Spokane for more than two decades as a co-host & news anchor on two successful morning radio shows and a familiar face to Inland Northwest TV viewers as a morning news reporter and anchor. Her work behind the scenes includes producing and hosting numerous special programs like 4-Your Health, ExplorerTV, and Bloomsday coverage.
Majority Of Americans Like Giving, Receiving Gift Cards
Americans like gift cards. More than 70-percent of the respondents in a Retail Gift Card Association poll admit they "feel very satisfied" when they get a gift card, and 91-percent intend to give someone a gift card in the next three months. Nearly three-quarters think gift cards are a good group gift. But not many people consider a gift card as an opportunity to splurge. Only 30-percent say they buy things with gift cards they wouldn't ordinarily purchase with their own money. The other 70-percent use gift cards they receive for things they need, or apply them to larger purchases. In addition, 88-percent of gift card users usually buy items that cost as much or more than the value of the card, and typically use the card wihin six months of receiving it.
A 63-year old Alaska man is facing charges of driving under the influence after allegedly getting behind the "wheel" of a motorized shopping cart. According to the "Fairbanks Daily News-Miner," an employee at a Fairbanks Fred Meyer grocery store called police to report that Merrill Keith Moses was intoxicated and maneuvering the shopping cart into traffic in the parking lot. The Fairbanks Police Department says that when an officer arrived on the scene an employee was grabbing onto the handlebars of the cart "to keep the suspect from driving any further." A preliminary breath test allegedly showed that Moses had a breath-alcohol content of point-310, nearly four times the legal limit of point-zero-eight. He later refused an official breath test and was charged with refusing to submit to a chemical breath test as well as DUI. Moses also faces third degree theft charges for not paying for boxes of cake and cookie mix.
The tasing and subsequent death of a man at the south hill OZ Fitness last week has received a lot of attention. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich joined us live to talk about this incident and describes how tough these events are on law enforcement officers. Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich
Classes may be over for the Spokane Public School Disctrict, but hunger doesn’t stop during summer vacation. However, thanks to the Summer Meals Program, students who rely on school meals can continue receiving breakfast and lunch. Doug Wordell, Director of Nutrition Services for district 81 appeared on The Morning News Express to give us more details. Doug Wordell on The Summer Meals Program
Most dads can expect a practical gift for Father's Day this Sunday. The majority of the respondents in a new Overstock.com poll say they're giving their dad something useful this year. Just over a third are letting their father pick out his own gift, and are giving him cash or a gift card. But 13-percent are wrapping up tools for dad, and eight-percent have a book or two for him. Meanwhile, a quarter of the dads taking part in the survey say they'd welcome money or a gift card for Father's Day. Seven-percent are hoping to receive some tools, and six-percent really want a tablet computer. Nearly two-thirds of the kids honoring pop this weekend say they're being fair, and spending the same on dad as they did last month on mom for Mother's Day. Most of the Father's Day shoppers expect to shell out between ten-and-50-dollars on their gifts for dear ol' dad.
The next time your husband wants to bring a World War II bomb home...
A Polish woman is recovering from serious injuries after she accidentally detonated a World War Two anti-aircraft missile while cleaning her kitchen. The 56-year-old woman's late husband brought the missile home years ago and stored it behind a kitchen cupboard. Everyone assumed it was no longer dangerous, but police say the unlucky widow discovered that wasn't the case after she knocked the device with her broom and triggered the explosion. Her kitchen was completely destroyed, but the house itself remains intact.
Nationally known humorist Patrick F. McManus will be at the shows this weekend as "McManus and Me" starring the talented actor Tim Behrens will be performed at The Lincoln Center Friday and Sunday night.
Get ready to enjoy a great night of pure comedy. 590 KQNT's Bob Castle sat down with Mr. Behrens and he gives you a peak at over 2 decades of comedic tales. McManus and Me, written by Patrick F. MnManus. Friday and Sunday night at The Lincoln Center.
Listen each morning to 590 KQNT for your chance to win free tickets. For more in formation on The McManus Comedies Click Here: http://www.mcmanusplays.com/
For more information on tickets click here. http://www.thelincolncenterspokane.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=200025
To hear the interview click here. McManus and Me Starring Tim Behrens
RIVERFRONT PARK MAY SOON BE GETTING A FACELIFT...SPOKANE CITY COUNCILMAN MIKE ALLEN JOINED US LIVE THIS MORNING TO TALK ABOUT THAT POSSIBILITY.
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW. Spokane City Councilman Mike Allen
Today is the final day of the Washington Legislature's 30-day special session, but another special session may be needed. Lawmakers must agree on an operating, capital, and transportation budget for the next two years by the end of today. 6th District Representative Kevin Parker joined us this morning on 590 KQNT and says education continues to major sticking point. Listen to the entrie interview by clicking here. Kevin Parker On Special Session
Governor Jay Inslee will likely call another special session to get an agreement in place before the current fiscal year ends on June 30th.