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.
Vaccinated Yakima? Some Vaccinated Still Getting Sick
Officials from the Washington State Department of Health says there's currently a recent 43% increase in the number of breakthrough cases.
Who Died on Tuesday? Yakima Police Name Homicide Victim
Authorities on Wednesday released the name of the victim as 38-year-old Clayton Peter Brown Jr.
Yakima Valley School Officials Hoping For Your Support
There's no deadline and you can register on the day of the election and vote.
Yakima Skiers and Riders Hope to See Pass Open Soon
The pass was opened for a short time on Tuesday but then closed overnight because of more snow avalanches that blocked the road.
Man Killed at Yakima Hotel Police Searching for a Suspect
Capt. Jay Seely says officers were called to the Yakima Inn at 1022 North 1st Street at 10:38 pm Tuesday for a shooting.
More Homeless People Living on Yakima Streets in 2022
Mike Johnson says there was a 104% increase in homelessness in 2021 in Yakima.
It’s Now a National Crisis. Yakima Will You Give?
Red Cross officials say the blood supply is so low that it's posing a risk to patient care
Cheap Gas in Yakima Valley? A Short Drive Will Save You Money
According to GasBuddy's survey of 91 stations in the valley once again this week the cheapest gas can be found in Wapato
Another Hot Year Expected in Yakima Real Estate
As for the month of December. 191 homes sold last month. That's a 2.6% decrease from the 196 homes that sold in December of 2020.
Be Careful Yakima Firefighters Busy With Heating Related Fires
Yakima area firefighters know this can be a dangerous time of year because people do all kinds of things to warm homes up in this weather says West Valley Fire Chief Nathan Craig.
Health Officials Warn of Highly Infectious Omicron
A news release from the district says the case rate, in just two weeks, has more than quadrupled to a level that hasn't seen before during the entire pandemic.
Yakima Police Down 19 Officers Hoping for a Better 2022
For a variety of reasons, including new police reform laws, passed by state lawmakers, the Yakima Police Department lost 18 officers last year