The Primary Election is just a few days away and KIT is pleased to be able present a conversation with the candidates to help provide you with information necessary for an informed vote.

Brent Knautz is a local business consultant who is seeking the Yakima County 3rd District commissioners seat being vacated by the retirement of Commissioner Rand Elliot.

Knautz says, "Our valley needs a commissioner who solves issues from a business perspective and we need leadership with business skills to establish a clear and effective path that encourages economic growth.  We need an environment that inspires our next generation to stay and prosper, not seek greater opportunities elsewhere."