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.
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Bans Campfires
The Campfire restrictions will be lifted once the fire danger has lessened and the weather brings some much needed soaking rain.
Grandview Canyon Road Fire Keeping Firefighters Busy
A press release says the State Emergency Operations Center at Camp Murray "remains activated to Level 2 to help coordinate state assistance for the Canyon Road Fire.
More Roundabouts Planned for Lower Yakima Valley
State officials say with the Tribal Council’s support, Washington State Department of Transportation can now pursue funding opportunities for the fourth intersection
Two Yakima Drivers Involved in Separate DUI Crashes Tuesday
The 24-year-old Yakima man was seriously injured and taken to Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Homelessness Increasing in Yakima County
The Yakima County Department of Human Services conducted the survey on February 24th across Yakima County.
Wednesday Work on North 16th Avenue Will Slow Drivers
City officials urge drivers to use alternate routes if possible until the work is finished Wednesday afternoon.
Moxee Police Identify Victim and Suspects in Saturday Shooting
If you want to remain anonymous you can call in tips through the Yakima County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Firefighters Winning The Battle Against Two Big Fires
But for now firefighters are making progress in containing the fires.
Yakima Irrigation Water Off Tuesday for Repairs
If you haven't noticed city irrigation water customers in the West Yakima area are without irrigation water Tuesday, Aug. 9th,
Gas Prices Are Down But There’s Still Pain at The Pump
Prices in Yakima are 46.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 93.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.