Pure valley boy. Grew up in Yakima. Graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1982 and Seattle University in 1987. 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.
Lawmakers Hoping to Make it Easier to Hire More Police
Now lawmakers in Olympia may be able to help through a bipartisan bill sponsored by 6th District Sen. Jeff Holy
Time To Fill Downtown Yakima With Your Art
The Yakima Arts Commission is looking for artists who want to display art in downtown Yakima.
Own a Kia Or Hyndai? Your Vehicle Could Be Easy To Steal
The decision to not insure the vehicles only applies to new policies. Current policyholders can renew insurance as necessary.
More Pain At The Pump in Yakima As Gas Prices Rise
Officials at GasBuddy say the statewide average is $4.12 cents a gallon.
Major Summitview Road Work Starts Overnight Sunday in Yakima
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
Two Juveniles Arrested in Yakima Gang Shooting
Both face charges of assault of unlawful possession of a firearm.
Distracted Teens Need To Put Down The Phone and Drive
January is National Teen Driving Awareness Month and officials at US Cellular are passing along tips for teens and parents about how to stay safe while driving with a phone.
Looking For Love? Don’t Be a Victim Of a Romance Scam
The FTC reports a record $547 million was lost to romance scams in 2021. BBB officials say scammers not only use words but photos to scam people.
Chef at Yakima Crafted Nominated For Prestigious Award
Crafted, at 22 N 1st Street opened six years ago and now Chef Dan Koommoo is a semifinalist for this year’s James Beard Awards®
Authorities May Never Know The Motive In Tuesday’s Killings
Three people were killed by the gunman, 21-year-old Jarid Haddock who then took his own life hours after the attack.
Watch Your Speed Yakima Officers Watching Your Driving
During the past 6 months police have made more than 4,000 traffic stops and issued more than 2,000 citations.
IRS Says File Electronically If You Want a Fast Refund
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig says taxpayers need to take special care this year due to several critical tax law changes that took place in 2021 and ongoing challenges related to the pandemic.