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.
Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, and The Replacements are among first-time nominees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The hall of fame announced its annual list of nominees this morning and half the field of 16 were first-time nominees. YES, Link Wray and The Zombies also received their first nominations.
KISS, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Cat Stevens, Deep Purple and Chic are among the repeat nominees. Chic is up for the eighth time since 2003.
More than 600 voters will determine the class of 2014. Inductees will be announced in December, with a ceremony next April in New York. The induction will be aired on HBO in May.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and The Meters also return as nominees.