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.
I-90 Over Snoqualmie Pass Closed All Day Tuesday
Lots of snow on other cascade passes as well. Find the latest conditions under the weather tab right here on this webpage.
Tuesday Is Election Day For Voters In Yakima County
Drop boxes are located in Sunnyside and Toppenish. The boxes are also at Selah City Hall and Tieton Town Hall. There's also a drop box located across the street from the Yakima County courthouse on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
City To Ratify State Of Emergency At Tuesday Meeting
City officials say the city has declared weather emergencies in the past. In 1996 a state of emergency was declared for a big snow storm. Other emergencies have been declared for the Mt. St. Helens eruption and last year for the Rattlesnake Ridge.
School Districts Hoping For Your Vote This Week
You can send in your ballot or drop it in a drop box located across the street from the Yakima County Courthouse on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Monday Starts A Week Of More Snow In Yakima
Yakima city crews were out with plows late Friday and into Saturday and Sunday. With more snow in the forecast this week city and county officials are asking drivers to slow down and be careful as the work week begins.
Man Suffers Stab Wounds In Domestic Assault
The victim was taken to a Yakima hospital to be treated for serious stab wounds.
Prosser’s Chukar Cherry Wins Award In Las Vegas
If you're looking for some tasty Chukar Cherries they're available online at CHUKAR.COM, at the company’s store in Prosser, in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, at REI and a number of other retailers throughout the state.
Yakima County Jail Changes Immigration Hold Policy
Columbia Legal Services and the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP) represented the two people who were unable to post bail or not released after paying bail, because of the immigration hold placed upon them under Yakima County’s former policy.
University Police Calling Shooter Report False Alarm
Gaudino says the university is providing counseling for students looking for such services. The counseling is available Thursday in the Student Union and Recreation Center.
(Updated 7:35 p.m.) No Shooter Found Buildings Secure At CWU
Central Washington University Police say the active shooter is in the area of Lind Hall and that all students are under a campus wide lock down.