Ray Garcia

News Intern

Ray Garcia helps gather news content for online and on-air. He is an Environmental Journalism intern as part of a partnership between WKAR and Michigan State University’s Knight Center for Environmental Journalism.

The Michigan State University student began interning with the WKAR News Team in the Summer of 2019.

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People marching in front of the capitol building in Lansing, Michigan
Ray Garcia / WkAR-MSU

On Saturday, the Michigan Pride Festival celebrated its 30th year in Lansing. Upbeat music and rainbow flags were spread out throughout march, which began on Grand Avenue and ended on the steps of the State Capitol building. Those in attendance included drag queens, local politicians, several churches and many families.

LGBTQ rally Capital
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

June 28 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, which took place in New York City. To celebrate the lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender/queer movement and the community, festivals and parades will take place throughout the month. See what Michigan has in store for the remainder of June.

Flooded home in Nebraska
Allison Mollenkamp / NETNebraska public media

Help from Michigan is coming to Midwest farmers affected by severe flooding. 

Downtown Portland Michigan
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR File Photo

UPDATED Thursday at 10:30 p.m.: Consumers Energy gasline workers loacted the damaged main. They anticpate having the leak closed off and repaired within a few hours. Once the repairs are complete, they will be restoring gas services to those impacted by the leak. 

Coldwater, storm damage, power outage
Facebook page of City of Coldwater

Thousands in the Coldwater area are without electricity after a heavy thunderstorm early Thursday morning.