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.
Yakima Police Cancels Emphasis Patrols Drops Traffic Unit
Seely says now patrol officers in Yakima have been asked to "be mindful of this collision-causing behavior and either cite or educate where appropriate."
Feast of our Lady of Guadalupe Celebration Sunday in Yakima
Catholics throughout the Diocese of Yakima are expected to be part of a procession Sunday through downtown Yakima to St. Joseph Catholic Church following the 1:00 pm Spanish Mass at St. Paul Cathedral.
Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Held Wednesday at Local School
Yakima Health District, Yakima Neighborhood Health Services, and Columbia Safety are holding a flu and COVID-19 vaccine clinic Wednesday from 3:30 pm-6:00 pm
Porch Pirate Behind Bars in Yakima After Monday Arrest
Capt. Jay Seely over the last week the department received dozens of complaints about a suspect driving around area neighborhoods stealing packages from homes.
A Quiet Relaxing Time At the Yakima Area Arboretum
Parking isn't allowed on grounds of the arboretum so city officials recommend you take the city shuttle bus.
LaDon Linde Won His Seat But a Recount Happens Tuesday
127,362 were issued to registered voters for the general election.
Wapato Still The Best Place for Cheap Gas
Officials at GasBuddy say you'll have to drive to Wapato to find the most affordable gas in the Yakima valley.
A Record Number Have Died in Yakima County So Far This Year
. Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice says 95 people have died of overdoses, up from 87 nearly two weeks ago.
Washington Avenue Water Line Work Could Impact Your Commute
If your commute takes you down Washington Avenue you might want to avoid a section of the road this week.
Time To Help and Have Fun at The Yakima Valley Museum
It's a great time to enjoy the season and give back to charities in the community. The festive time at the local museum happens December 7 through December 18.
COVID-19 Spreading Again Behind Bars in Yakima County
They say as of November 23 there have been four confirmed COVID-19 cases from staff and 47 inmate cases in the outbreak.
Linde Wins Commission Race But Recount Set For December
The November general election results were certified by the Yakima County Canvassing Board on Tuesday making all the results official.