Pure valley boy. Grew up in Yakima. Graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1982 and Seattle University in 1997. I've been reading, writing and producing news for KIT since 1992. I married my elementary school sweetheart and am the proud father of an 18-year-old daughter who attends Heritage University and is studying to be a doctor. When I'm not working, I'm skiing. Been on skis for the past 41 years.
Can’t Complain If You Don’t Vote. It’s Primary Day in Washington
If you haven't yet voted your ballot you have until 8:00PM Tuesday to send your ballot to the Yakima County Auditors Office.
Smokey Air Cancels Fun on The Water at Franklin Pool
The pool at Franklin Park on Tieton Drive is closed Monday and possibly Tuesday because of unhealthy air quality caused by smoke from wildfires in the region.
Woman Holds Burglar But He Flees as She Tries to Shoot His Tires
Authorities haven't released the suspect's name only saying he's a 39-year-old male transient that claimed he lived in Port Orchard, Washington.
Head-On Crash in Lower Yakima Valley Kills One Injures Two
The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says Deputies were called to the 3900 block of Yakima Valley Highway just east of Donald Wapato Road at about 2:00PM Thursday.
Going on a summer trip? Better Get Ready to Spend a Lot on Gas
GasBuddy however says demand for gas last week hit the highest level of the year. So what's going on?
Police Want Permanent Law Tax to Catch More Bad Guys in Yakima
The money supports law and justice across the board say local authorities.
Dog Killer in Court Friday Dog Lovers Say They’ll Be There Too
Many Yakima animal lovers vow to be at the courthouse in support of the dog that police say Eduardo Serrano-Reyes tortured and killed at his home on the 4th of July.
It’s Time for The Fair and Time to Get a Job
Fair officials say people will be hired on the spot during a job fair set for Wednesday, July 28 from 11:00AM to 7:00PM in the Modern Living Building at Yakima's State Fair Park
State Says Plastic Bag Ban Hits in October BYOB or You’ll Pay
So get used to your own bag or get ready to pay in October when the ban takes effect in Yakima and around the state.
Authorities Warn: Don’t Die on The Water Wear a Life Jacket
Swallow says "this again shows the importance to all paddle boarders to be wearing/have PFDs with them and to utilize the tethers.
Violent Criminals Beware Safe Streets Task Force On The Way
The FBI Safe Streets Task Force is expected to be in operation early next year throughout Yakima County.
Don’t Want to Get Sick? Health Officials say Get The Shot!
24 people are now in the hospital in Yakima because of COVID-19, however none are on ventilators.