Dean Allen was born and raised in Spokane, Washington and graduated from high school in 1969. He spent 4 years in the Air Force and went into broadcasting after discharge in 1975. Dean stayed in Spokane where he and his wife raised their two children. Dean has been in the Spokane radio market since 1982. When Dean’s not on-air you will most likely find him on the golf course, watching sports or spending time with his two grandchildren!
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.
Yesterday, the U.S. Postal Service announced plans to end Saturday mail deliveries. Here are some more facts about the U.S. Postal Service.
FACT: The history of the U.S. Postal Service dates back to America's colonial days, with the naming of Benjamin Franklin as the first postmaster general in 1775.
FACT: President George Washington established the U.S. Postal Service, which was originally called the Post Office Department, with the Postal Service Act of 1792.
FACT: During the Civil War, the Confederacy created the Confederate States Of America Post Office Department to serve the Southern states that left the Union.
FACT: The term "going postal" to describe extreme, uncontrollable rage first appeared in the "St. Petersburg Times" in 1993, following eleven violent incidents involving postal facilities or employees over the previous ten years.