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.
Yakima Central Plaza Committee Reaches Funding Goal
Yakima will have a plaza downtown in the near future. That's because The Yakima Central Plaza committee has announced that it has reached $9 million in private funding contracts for the construction of the Yakima Central Plaza, with additional pledges and contracts still coming into the city...
Homemade Ice Melt Could Save You Money Today
Stay safe in this ice.
Yakima City Offices Close Early Friday
The City Services Center counter, located on the 1st floor of Yakima City Hall, will close at 4:30 pm.
Lots Of Garbage Hauled To Terrace Heights Landfill In 2017
And while garbage collection is the main job the city refuse department also cleans up illegal dumps. More than 700 in 2017 were cleaned up.
Yakima House Fire Wednesday Started By Heater In Dog House
Fire officials say the fire was reported at about 8:00 p.m. when the resident returned home and found his dog house on fire apparently started by a heater inside.
Yakima Police Identify Two Fatal Shooting Suspects
Police Capt. Jeff Schneider says the first shooting was reported at a home on West Pierce Street
Man Fires At Officers Arrested After Being Shot By SWAT
Yakima Police shot a 30-year-old man at a Yakima home Tuesday night after he fired shots at officers. Police were called to the 800 block of South 4th Avenue at about 6:20 p.m. while searching for a shooting suspect. When they arrived they found 30-year-old Gabriel Zavala...
Yakima Man Shot At Social Gathering Tuesday
Yakima Police say a 26-year-old man was taken to a Yakima hospital Tuesday with life threatening injuries
Fatal Drive-By Shooting Suspects Appear In Court
Yakima Police say Jermiah Peralez was the driver of a vehicle that struck 17 year old Emilio Phelan before he was shot dead.
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...