I’m a morning news producer for Q13 in Seattle. Graduated from Washington State University and worked at KHQ in Spokane before moving back home to Seattle.

Everyday I challenge myself to have the best news judgment, be creative and accurate. I use social media as a way to find information and connect with people around the world.

Recent Articles
  • Firefighters knock down overnight church fire in Duvall

    DUVALL, Wash. — A community church in Duvall was destroyed by fire overnight. According to the city of Duvall, the fire happened at the Adventure Community Church at the intersection of NE Stella Street and 2nd Avenue NE early Monday morning. Firefighters from Duvall, Redmond, Woodinville and Kirkland responded to the fire. The City of Duvall believes the church is active. No injuries were reported. There’s no word on a cause, but federal ATF agents are assisting with the investigation.

  • Hazen High School closed for the week after student tests positive for COVID-19

    RENTON — The Renton School District has closed Hazen High School for the rest of the week after learning a student there tested positive for the coronavirus Tuesday. According to a statement on the school district’s website, Public Health – Seattle & King County recommended Hazen High School until March 6 to determine if anybody came in contact with the student. All athletic practices are also canceled for now. The student is at home recovering. All other Renton schools will […]

  • 10 coronavirus cases, 2 deaths, confirmed in King County

    UPDATE: Public Health – Seattle & King County announced on Sunday afternoon four additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in King County residents, including one death, bringing the total of confirmed cases to ten.  Today’s results include an additional death, bringing the total number of deaths in King County from COVID-19 to two. King County Executive’s Office will join local and state public health officials on Monday to discuss the latest cases and the King County response to this outbreak to discuss the latest cases and […]

  • Edmonds ferry, Sounder train back in service after freight train crash causes delays

    UPDATE: The crash has been cleared and the trains and ferries are moving.  EDMONDS — An investigation into a train collision with a truck has caused Sounder train delays and ferry route cancellations. According to Edmond Police, around 5 a.m. the freight train clipped a vehicle that was left on the train track area near Dayton Street along the waterfront. There is minimal damage to the train and crews are waiting for a tow truck. An injured man was taken […]

  • Troopers searching for driver after pedestrian is killed on U.S. 101 near Shelton

    MASON COUNTY — One person has died after they were hit by a car on U.S. 101 just north of Shelton Sunday night. According to Washington State Patrol, a driver was heading southbound on U.S. 101 and drove onto the shoulder, hitting and killing a pedestrian. The driver then took off. The victim’s identity has not been released. Troopers believe the vehicle on the run is described as  a white Chevrolet Astro van. It happened just before 8 p.m. near […]

  • Wind causes tree to fall on power lines in SeaTac

    SEATAC — A road is closed after wind caused a tree to fall, hitting power lines in SeaTac Wednesday night. According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, one of the power lines fell on an occupied vehicle. Two people were trapped, but not hurt. They both were freed after power was turned off by Seattle City Light. Two other poles were damaged and all three need to be replaced. The road is closed from S. 128th to S. 140th on […]

  • Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Wash. — Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a car and pedestrian in Des Moines early Thursday morning. This happened near Pacific Highway South and Kent Des Moines Road. It appears the driver of the car stayed on the scene and is cooperating with police. The road reopened just after 5 a.m. Thursday. This is a developing story and will be updated. .@DesMoinesPolice are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian collision tonight that occurred at Pacific Highway and Kent-Des […]

  • Tacoma restaurant destroyed in fire

    TACOMA, Wash. — Firefighters are investigating a fire that destroyed a restaurant in Tacoma early Wednesday morning. According to the Tacoma Fire Department, the fire ripped through the Great Wall Buffet located on S. Hosmer Street near 82nd Street. No one was hurt in the fire. Investigators will be back on scene once the sun rises to determine what started the fire. .@TacomaFire will be on scene all night at what is left of the Great Wall Buffet in South […]

  • Firefighters respond to deadly RV fire in Everett

    EVERETT, Wash. — Firefighters responded to a deadly RV fire in Everett early Wednesday morning. According to Lake Stevens Fire and Snohomish County Fire District 7, at 2:46 a.m. firefighters were dispatched to the RV Fire at the 1414 55th Ave. SE on Ebey Island. When crews arrived, they found a 30-foot RV on fire. The fire was reported by a passerby driving on the Highway 2 Trestle. Firefighters worked from outside of the RV to contain the fire. While […]

  • Boeing CEO to land in Congress’ hot seat

    When Boeing’s CEO lands in the hot seat this week, members of Congress have pointed questions for him, such as: “How the hell did this happen?” In what will be a crucial week for the company, members of Congress are poised to probe how Boeing allowed shortcomings in its design of the 737 MAX jet, including a critical single point of failure in the stability system, and how the Federal Aviation Administration signed off on the plane. Rep. Peter DeFazio, […]

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