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.
One Person Injured In Thursday Fire In Yakima
The cause remains under investigation.
Officials Expecting Hot Dry Fire Season
Pierce says all the forecasts are calling for warm and dry conditions for the summer of 2019 so they're preparing now for what could be another rough fire season just like 2018.
Yakima City Identifies Five Police Chief Candidates
Following the Thursday interviews and the Friday “Meet & Greet” sessions, the field of police chief candidates will likely be further narrowed. Finalists, the number of which has yet to be determined, will then be further assessed by Moore."
Former Yakima Murder Suspect Arrested In Kirkland
Many in Yakima still believe he killed Bill and Pauline Goggin and his 98-year-old mother, Bettye, during a burglary at their home.
Yakima Health Officials Urge You to Get a Flu Shot
Flu shots are available at grocery and drug stores all around the valley and the state.
Yakima Police Association Votes No Confidence In City Manager
The union believes that Moore should step aside in the current search for a new chief.
Five Police Chief Candidates In Yakima Thursday And Friday
The Yakima police chief oversees a department that includes about 190 total employees. The total 2019 YPD budget is just over $30 million.
Lawmaker Making Purple Heart Plates More Affordable
The bill passed the house unanimously and is now under consideration in the Senate Transportation committee.
Growers Planting Late After Waiting For Snow To Melt
Krueger is hoping for a mild summer and fall and no early freeze in the fall that could shorten the season even further.
WSP Bump Stock Buy-Back Program In Yakima Area This Month
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24 and 25 in Union Gap.