Articles by Dave Erickson
Dave Erickson anchors KXLY4 News at 5 and 6 Monday through Friday. Dave joined KXLY4 in 2007 but is not stranger to the Inland Northwest. He attended Spokane Community College and graduated from Washington State University. Go Cougs! A Pacific Northwest native, Dave grew up in Vancouver, Washington. He got his news broadcasting start at KNDU, the NBC affiliate in Kennewick, Washington. Dave has more than 14 years of experience as an anchor and reporter in several markets, including Portland, St. Louis, Indianapolis and Honolulu. Dave's most memorable news assignments to date include the Ice Storm of 1999 outside Indianapolis where he provided live reports for ABC News affiliates around the country including CNN, covering President George Bush's visit to Portland, Oregon in 2003, his "Mission of Hope" series from Nogales, Arizona in 2007, his "Assignment Iraq: 5 Years Later project, when he spent two weeks embedded with the Army National Guard's 161st Infantry at Joint Base Balad, Iraq in April of 2009, two trips to Mulege, Baja California Sur with a local pilot shuttling clothes and medical supplies following Hurricane Jimena in September of 2009 and a week long trip to Kona, Hawaii for the 2009 Ironman World Championship. In his free time, Dave stays very busy. When he's not chasing around his dog Maximus, he's planning his next road trip, playing indoor soccer or training for triathlons. He's competed in more than 60 triathlons since 1998 including Ironman Coeur d'Alene in 2008 & 2009. Dave has been a strong supporter of various charities throughout his career, including The Children's Miracle Network, The United Way, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Lance Armstrong Foundation. You can contact Dave with your story ideas and public appearance requests at email@example.com
2011 Rohto Ironman 70.3 California Race Results:
Roger Thompson: Swim ~ 27:16, Bike ~ 2:30:52, Run ~ 1:31:40, Finish Time~ 4:34:35
Nate Duncan: : Swim ~ 31:12, Bike ~ 2:37:19, Run ~ 1:25:59, Finish …
Road to Ironman 70.3 California: The Voice of Ironman”
Mike Reilly announced his 100th Ironman Triathlon about three weeks ago in Taupo, New Zealand and this weekend he’s back for more.
Mr. Reilly is the voice …
“Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Boxing Day“
Today (Wednesday) was boxing day. Everything else is packed away in my suitcase and ready to go but the biggest and most foreign task was dismantling my …
“The Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Pre-Season Testing”
By this time next week my Tri-Fusion team mates and I will be reminiscing about how we finished (hopefully all of us) the 2011 Ironman 70.3 California. …
Rory Buck from Whitworth University Wins the Division 3 2011 NCAA Champs in 100 yard breaststroke.
“The Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Swimming Form”
I’m coming down the final stretch of training before Ironman 70.3 California, less than two weeks. Today I logged 3,850 yards in just …
“The Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Running Against the Wind”
My last four weeks of training have been fantastic! I’ve had three 16 hour weeks followed by a recovery week of 12 hours. …
“The Road to Ironman 70.3 California”
Once you enter the ’sport of triathlon’ you quickly realize you’ve joined the ‘family of triathlon’. The word triathlon represents three separate disciplines performed back to …
Less than 5 weeks to go. Here’s a quick video update on my training for the big race in Oceanside, California.
Tweet “The Road to Ironman 70.3 California: Running Shoes”
Less than five weeks to go until my first big race of the 2011 season. My training is right on schedule. I logged …
I know a lot of my fellow cycling enthusiasts and triathlete friends here in the Inland Northwest are itching to get outside to go for a bike ride. It’s not that easy …
My Thursday morning commute in Spokane, Washington. I decided to document my trek from my house to the KXLY4 studio. Road were fairly decent. I’m very happy to have a 4×4 vehicle. Also I’ve never been …