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.
Police Say Robberies Increase During Fall and Winter
Police however know the robberies can turn deadly.
Authorities Say Secure Your Load Or Face Fines
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety says road debris contributes to more than 50,000 traffic collisions, 9,000 injuries, and 125 fatalities every year in the U.S.
So Far Yakima County Drug Overdoses Surpass 2019
With Just two months left in the year, Yakima County is seeing a large number of fentanyl overdoses more than in all of 2019. The Yakima County Coroners office says in 2019 there were 51 drug overdoses with 21 being tied directly to the drug fentanyl...
Section of Powerhouse Road Closed Until Late November
The project may cause interruptions in scheduled refuse collection. Contact the City of Yakima Refuse Division at 575-6005 for more information.
Two Men Rob Wapato Market Tuesday
No injuries reported. If you can help authorities call the sheriff's office with your tips at 574-2500.
COVID-19 Testing Available In Yakima Valley
Anyone who is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, has been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, or is otherwise concerned about a potential exposure, should get tested for COVID-19.
Local Attorney Frustrated After Campaign Signs Defaced or Stolen
Bronson Faul is a Yakima attorney who wants to become a Yakima County Superior Court Judge in Department 2.
Union Gap Police Investigate Pot Store Robbery
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Detective Division with The Union Gap Police Department at (509)248-0430.
Investigation Continues After Former Mayor Arrested
The investigation continues Today.
City Grant Funding Available For Local Non-Profits
The City of Yakima has dedicated $1.4 million in grant funds to assist non-profit corporations in the city limits.
Covid Continues to Keep City Council Members At Home
The October 20th Yakima City Council regular meeting will air live at 5:30 pm on Y-PAC, Charter Spectrum Channel 194, and be streamed live at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/live-stream/
Former Mayor Arrested Thursday Now in Jail
Gutierrez was booked into the Yakima County jail on Thursday afternoon. It's not known where she was arrested.