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.
Market Bucks Available At Downtown Yakima Farmers Market
Market Manager Yvette Lippert says a lot of people don't carry cash and not all the vendors take credit cards so they worked with Banner Bank to create Market Bucks.
Booze And Credit Soon To Be At Downtown Farmers Market
Market officials say the market was recently endorsed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board allowing the market to welcome three liquor vendors each Sunday consisting of wineries, breweries/microbreweries, and distilleries.
Volunteers Needed At Harman Center Friday To Help Kids
Called the Help The Community Project, the effort involves creating teddy bears out of wash cloths and face towels. Volunteers will assemble the bears beginning at 1:00 pm Friday, June 22 and you are invited to help.
Special Emphasis Underway to Remind Drivers to Move Over
Sergeant James Prouty says when drivers in the far right lane come within 200 feet of an emergency vehicle on the shoulder the driver is required to move to the next lane as long as it's safe.
Fireworks The Cause Of Fire In Cowiche Canyon Wednesday
The fire was reported at about 6:00 p.m. in the 600 block of Cowiche Canyon Road.
Raise Money Have Fun With Dogs On Saturday In Yakima
The Yakima group Love on a Leash is holding the fundraiser between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at Chalet Place at 56th and Summitview Avenue in Yakima.
13-Year-Old Girl Arrested After Fight And Stabbing
Police say the girl was in a fight with a 14-year-old girl when the stabbing happened.
Children’s Village Awarded Big Grant Money To Help Kids
The two Rural Health Care Services Outreach grants are for projects in Yakima County.
Yakima Jobless Rate Continues At Record Low Levels
The numbers, which are not seasonally adjusted, show an unemployment rate of 5.8 percent in the city of Yakima for the month of May 2018.
New Pool Of Recruits Opens To Yakima Police Department
. Spokesman Mike Bastinelli says a new state law now allows the department to hire lawful permanent residents who can read and write the English language.