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.
First Responders Enjoy Breakfast And Lunch At Yakima Schools
It's part of school safety program funded 100% by food service company Sodexo Incorporated.
Scammers Targeting Pacific Power Customers In Yakima
They say over the last week customers in Yakima and other areas have received calls from scammers claiming they're from Pacific Power. The callers, who at this time seem to be targeting small businesses and time their calls for the weekend, insist that the customer is behind on payments.
Man Arrested In Connection With Arson Fires In Yakima
One of the fires caused $50,000 in damage to a Mexican restaurant on Fruitvale Blvd.
Important Vote Tuesday Could Cancel Downtown Plaza
If the project is voted down by the council more than $9 million in donated money will be given back and the main parking lot downtown will not be impacted.
City Meeting Tuesday To Talk About Transit Changes
The change is prompted by the City of Selah’s decision to establish a different provider for Selah Transit.
Community Meeting Monday To Talk About Shelter
If you have questions or concerns about Yakima's homeless shelter on Englewood avenue you are encouraged to attend a meeting Monday night. Andy Ferguson, the Director of Transform Yakima Together the organization that operates the shelter says they're holding the meeting to hear questions and concer…
Busy Agenda For Yakima City Council Tuesday Night
They'll be talking about extending approval to the city winter homeless shelter from March 15 to June 30th
Yakima Police Start Online Reporting System
Bastinelli says you'll find the system at yakimapolice.org and click on the services tab and then click on online incident reporting.
Yakima City Council To Vote On Future Of Plaza
Yakima Mayor Kathy Coffey says during an agenda preview meeting Thursday night council member Dulce Gutierrez
Sunnyside School District Releases Statement On Threats
District officials released a statement to help parents and others understand how the district is responding.