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 YWCA To Stand Against Racism
You are invited to join the Yakima YWCA to show your support and stand against racism during events that start on April 22.
Hours Changed at State Fair Park Vaccine Site
If you are not feeling well you can get a test also at Yakima's State Fair Park site.
Nothing Suspicious Found in Package at Courthouse
Officials with the Yakima Office of Emergency Management say the package was delivered and an X-ray of the package found questionable materials inside including a cell phone.
Dumpster Fire Burns Building Causes $100,000 in Damage
The fire remains under investigation Today by both the Yakima Police and Yakima Fire Departments.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month a time when law enforcement and the Washington Traffic Safety Commission try to educate drivers about the danger of driving distracted.
Police Identify Victim Find Suspect Vehicle in Monday Homicide
Police say Monday's shooting was the third homicide reported within Yakima city limits so far this year.
Gas Prices Climbing As Summer Approaches
While the last few weeks have seen gas prices hold mostly steady, it's not likely to last forever, especially as Americans increasingly get outside as warmer temperatures return.
Work on Mead Avenue Starts Monday to Last 6 Weeks
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
2021 Interstate 90 Construction Season Starts Monday
The press release says "overall, travelers will experience minor construction delays along the I-90 corridor between Easton and Vantage this spring and summer
(Updated 10:46 a.m.) Homicide Investigation Underway in Union Gap Fire
Anyone with information regarding the fire is asked to call the Union Gap Police Department at 249-9251.
Yakima Nursing Homes Seeing Rapid COVID-19 Decline
Washington State officials begin allowing visits to nursing homes and long term care homes as long as either the visitor of resident is vaccinated.
Downtown Summer Nights Likely Cancelled Because of COVID-19
. It was cancelled last year because of the pandemic and it looks like it may go down in flames this year as well.