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.
Public Invited to Nile Valley Landslide Commemoration Ceremony
On Friday, October 11 you are invited to join Yakima County officials, area cities, state and federal agencies and the Nile Valley community for a commemoration ceremony. It begins at 10:00 a.m. on Nile Road pull-off area.
Catch the Crush Set for October 12 and 13 in Yakima Valley
You can check for a list of things to do at specific wineries at wineyakimavalley.org
(Updated) One Dies After Two Shot, One Hit by Vehicle in Yakima
All the victims have been taken to a Yakima hospital as the investigation continues. Police believe the shooting was related to local gangs.
(Updated) Driver Arrested After Bicycle Rider Injured in Moxee Saturday
The victim is being treated at Harborview Medical Center but his condition is unknown at this time.
Officials Say Heart of Fire Season Is Over, Preparing for 2020
Janet Pierce says state officials were predicting a hot, dry and busy fire season -- one for which they had prepared by stationing resources in areas like Yakima to make sure they could respond in a timely manner and gain control.
Check Those Smoke Detectors During This Fire Prevention Week
Pfaff says check your smoke alarms on a regular basis because they save lives.
Authorities Continue to Warn About Fake Oxycodone Pills
King County Sheriffs officials say five probable overdoses have been reported in the last few days. The people had all ingested blue pills containing fentanyl.
Three People Picked to Fill County Commissioner Seat
Commissioners Ron Anderson and Norm Childress will choose the final person after January 1 of 2020.
Yakima City Council Asked to Place Charter Change on Ballot
The council is hiring an interim city manager in anticipation of a possible change in city government.
Prosecutor Has No Plans To Remove Wapato Mayor
He says trying to remove the mayor through such a process would be long and expensive legal process. Brusic released the following information on Thursday.