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.
Man Shot By Officers At Cascade Apartments Christmas Night
Two Yakima Police officers are on administrative leave after a fatal shooting at a Yakima apartment on Christmas night. Police were called to the Cascade Apartments at 20 East Sgt. Pendleton Way at about 7:30 p.m. after they say the 31-year-old suspect, who was blind threatened others with a gun...
Yakima Police Involved In Fatal Shooting Christmas Night
As soon as officers arrived, the man put a gun to his head and threatened to kill himself so officers backed off and the man walked inside the home.
Yakima Man Recovering After Being Shot At Yakima Home
Officers responded to the home in the 300 block of Quince Avenue at about 8:00 p.m. Saturday.
New Shelter For Young Adults Opens In Yakima Tuesday
A press release from Yakima Neighborhood Health Services says those who use the shelter will check-in at Rod’s House between 5pm and 7pm to have dinner. At 8pm they will be transported to Englewood Christian Church at 511 north 44th avenue to stay until morning.
YVC Scholarship Money Available To Yakima Students
Incorporated in July 1977 school officials say the Foundation’s goal is to provide scholarships for students.
Republicans Call For DACA Solution By End Of Year
34 House Republicans, including several members of the Republican Main Street Caucus, recently sent a letter urging Speaker Paul Ryan to put a permanent solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives before the end of the year...
Warnings From The Better Business Bureau For The Holidays
scams that happen during the holiday season include online purchase scams, look-alike websites, fake shipping notifications and free gift card scams.
Wapato Students Selected As Top Musical Students In Washington
Wapato Middle School students Mailee Osorio, Jaelynn Traub and Anthony Zacateco have been chosen by the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA)
New Yakima City Council Members Getting Ready For Work
It's also a time when two current longtime council members, Bill Lover and Maureen Adkison will step down.
City Mayor State Will Help Yakima Combat Gang Violence
She says she's confident the legislature will be generous with Yakima this year maybe more than in the past.