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.
Toppenish Teachers Accept Bigger Pay Raise Offer
The recent offer from the administration is an increase from the last offer of 8 percent.
Yakama Nation Declares Emergency After Friday Fire
It was reported at about 3:40 p.m. Friday but kept firefighters busy through the evening eventually turning into a three alarm fire and forcing evacuation of hundreds of people
Business To Re-Open In Yakima After Big Saturday Fire
The fire caused an estimated $20 million in damage and burned two buildings semi-trucks and cardboard packing used for the local fruit industry.
More Suspicious Fires In Yakima Saturday Morning
The Yakima Fire Department responded to 2 separate fires at almost the same time around 1:44 a.m. Saturday.
Miriam Fire Growing Causes Detours For Pacific Crest Trail
Seven 20-person crews, 3 helicopters, 24 engines and 2 dozers are battling the fire Today.
New K-9 Officer Starts Job In Yakima Friday
A new four legged police officer is on the job in Yakima.
(Updated 10:15 a.m.) Man Found Dead In Ditch In Yakima Thursday
The man has been identified but police haven't released his name.
Damage Significant From Warehouse Fire Thursday
Yakima Fire Department Capt. Jeff Pfaff says firefighters were called to a brush fire on the Yakima Greenway at about 1:40 a.m. Thursday "and on the way they spotted the fire at Fruit Packers Supply."
Yakima’s Hotel Maison To Receive National Recognition
Hotel Maison, 321 E. Yakima Avenue, will unveil a plaque designating it on the National Register of Historic Places during a ceremony at 5:00 pm on Monday, August 13.
(Updated 12:30 p.m.) The Battle Continues Against Miriam Fire
Hundreds of firefighters have been working the fire for more than a week but they're getting help.