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.
Vehicle Theft Still A Big Problem In City Of Yakima
In 2017 517 vehicles were stolen in the city of Yakima. Police say many were taken while they're warming up in the driveway.
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Shots Fired After Officer Suspects Arrested After Standoff
Yakima Police say it started at the Yakima Juvenile Justice Center on Jarome Avenue
Ellensburg Man Arrested In Killing Of Toppenish Woman
Her body was found January 7 on SR 821 8 miles South of Ellensburg.
Yakima City Council Cancels Incubator Kitchen Idea
Council member Jason White says the kitchen would have given an advantage to some businesses
Authorities Warn Hikers, Drone Pilots To Stay Out Of Slide Area
Chief Ed Levesque says they've received reports of people hiking or biking on the ridge.
One Man Dead, Another Wounded In Sunnyside Shooting
Authorities say they received a 911 call at about 11:30 p.m. Monday from a woman in Sunnyside who told police her boyfriend had been shot
Hundreds Involved In Annual MLK Day March In Yakima
The march started at 5th Avenue and MLK Jr. Blvd. Marchers walked through the downtown area to the nearby Yakima Convention Center where a special community program was held.
MLK Marches Planned In Yakima And Toppenish Monday
All local, state and federal offices are closed Monday including the post office, banks and area schools.
Congressman Asks Governor To Declare State Of Emergency In Yakima
In the letter, Rep. Newhouse pledged to work with the Governor to ensure that federal assistance and resources to the Yakima
No New Job For Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi
Rizzi was among the top three candidates hoping to land the job in Kansas.