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.
Large City of Toppenish Flag Found Along Highway 97
The driver returned the flag to Toppenish City Hall Wednesday afternoon and it's now on its way to being repaired.
Five Zillah Students Injured in Bouncy House Accident
School administration is now looking into how the inflatable was secured before the incident happened.
Fair’s Greg Stewart Announces Retirement at End of 2019
State lawmakers will recognize Stewart on April 23. He'll be honored for his accomplishments and contributions to the region.
Now Is a Good Time to Sell Your Home in Yakima
If you're in the market to sell your home, all indicators point to a strong market for sales, according to Cory Beemis with John L. Scott Real Estate in Yakima.
Teen Released, Not Charged In Father’s Death
A 19-year-old arrested last Wednesday in the shooting death of his father in Outlook was freed Monday after prosecutors told a judge he fired in self-defense.
Weather Forces Cancellation of Apple Cup Races April 6-7
Even though Apple Cup has been canceled, racing fans can still enjoy Washington Modified Tour races Friday and Saturday at State Fair Park. The races start at 7 p.m.
WSP Bump Stock Buy-Back Program In Yakima Area This Month
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 and 25 in Union Gap.
Wildland Firefighters Preparing for a Dry Summer
Janet Pierce, with the State Department of Natural Resources, says forecasts are calling for warm and dry conditions for the summer of 2019, so her department is preparing now for what could be another rough fire season.
Local Pharmacy Working To Reduce Opioid Use
Tieton Village Drugs is located at 3708 Tieton Drive in Yakima.
I-90 Over Snoqualmie Pass Closed All Day Tuesday
Lots of snow on other cascade passes as well. Find the latest conditions under the weather tab right here on this webpage.
Yakima’s Fourth of July Event Saved, Thanks to Two Companies
The event is free and open to the community on the Fourth of July.
Motorcycle Group Cleans Yakima, Plans Another Cleanup Day
The group's next project is near the Greenway at North 16th Avenue on Feb. 23.