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.
Mysterious Spill Covers Yakima City Streets
Streets manager Joe Rosenlund says they don't know who is responsible, but he believes it came from a large truck that may have been hauling cement or another kind of sludge or materials from a building demolition site.
$10,000 Reward Offered For Information on Pot Store Robbers
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at 575-6200, Union Gap Police at 248-0430 or Tips can be also be reported to Yakima County Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-248-9980.
Yakima Results From Feb. 11 Special Election
Results from the Feb. 11 special election.
Student at Central Being Tested for Coronavirus
The student has been tested for the virus and Kittitas Public Health officials say they expect test results within the next 48 to 72 hours.
Former Sheriff Brian Winter Dies Saturday
The former Marine who served in Operation Desert Storm first joined the Sheriff's Office in 1991.
Selah Investigating Friday Homicide — Suspect Found Dead [UPDATED]
Police in Selah say a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide early Friday morning has been found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot.
Job Fair Planned for Former Astria Employees
WorkSource Yakima County is partnering with the Valley Mall for a health care job fair for former Astria workers on Thursday (Jan. 23) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Astria Regional Medical Center to Close at End of January
The company says it has lost $40 million since buying the hospital in 2017.
Things Back to Normal After Freakish Tumbleweed Storm
The roadways are clear today, but tumbleweeds caused big problems for drivers on New Year's Eve near West Richland.
White Pass Opens for Season Saturday
The opening is also good news for the many businesses that rely on all that skier and snowboarder traffic to help boost sales during the fall and winter months.
Special Emphasis Patrols Underway, Looking for Impaired Drivers
Yakima police and sheriff's deputies are joining Washington State Patrol troopers through Jan. 2 on special DUI emphasis patrols.
White Pass Getting Close to Opening for Season
If the ski area opens on Saturday, it'll be the same date the area opened last year -- Dec. 14.