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.
Yakima Council Takes Charter Question off February Ballot
Bruce Smith, part of the group proposing the change tells the Yakima Herald-Republic they'll soon ask the council to place the charter change question on the November 2020 ballot.
Washington State Patrol Warns of Spoofing Scam
The state patrol says it is actively investigating the situation.
City Council to Proclaim Homeless Persons Memorial Day
The proclamation will be made at the Yakima city council meeting Tuesday at Yakima City Hall. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.
Yakima City Council to Discuss East Side Pool
On Tuesday the council will take its first look at the study. The pool has been proposed for Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
Human Remains Found in Wapato Area Sunday
Curtice says there are many missing person cases in Yakima County and families have submitted dental and other records in case remains are ever found. He says he hopes to make an identification soon.
Thousands Enjoy Christmas Light Parade 2019
More than 50 entries were a part of the parade as each vehicle and even dogs were covered with colored lights. Companies from throughout the valley were involved from Coca Cola to Burrows Tractor and many others. Some make the event an annual tradition complete with tailgating that included food and…
City Water Line Work Closes Part of 2nd Street This Week
The work may cause interruptions in your garbage collection. Contact the City of Yakima Refuse Division at 575-6005 for more information.
Yakima County Commissioners Name Leita Replacement
Vicki Baker, co-owner of Yakima's Grocery Outlet, will be sworn in and start the job as a Yakima County commissioner on Friday, Jan. 3.
Commissioners To Name Leita Replacement Friday
The person named as the replacement will be sworn in and start the job as a Yakima County Commissioner on Tuesday, January 2.
White Pass General Manager Hopes for Mid-December Opening
White Pass Ski Area General Manager Kevin McCarthy says he's confident the ski area will could open as soon as mid-December, just before Christmas.