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.
Stop and Go Drive-In Destroyed by Fire
Fire investigators are searching for the cause. No injuries were reported.
Time to Cruise the Avenue
Cruising will go on Yakima Avenue from Sixth Street to Seventh Avenue.
Teen Fatally Stabbed at Union Gap Macy’s
The stabbing was reported at about 4:35 p.m. Saturday. An investigation is underway. No names have been released.
Yakima Named as Top Place to Retire in America
Yakima was named as a top retirement area along with other recognizable areas like Asheville, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana; Orlando, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Traverse City, Michigan.
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.