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.
Overdoses of Deadly Drugs Killing People in Yakima
According to Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice more people died of drug overdoses in the state of Washington in 2020 than any other year in at least the last decade.
Burbank Fire Fight Ending Rehab Work Just Beginning
The fire started at about 4:30 p.m. Saturday near I-82 and milepost 18 in the Burbank Creek area.
Live Music Real Fun is Back in Yakima This Friday
. In fact the city of Yakima parks will be alive with the sound of music and movies during three different series this summer.
Police City Talk Dangerous Street Racing and Domestic Violence
A story in the Yakima Herald Republic says the Yakima Police Department wrote 68 citations for street racing and 64 citations for reckless driving between January 2020 and May 2021.
Domestic Assaults Street Racing Big Problems in Yakima
The city study session on the two issues starts at 5:00PM on Tuesday at Yakima City Hall.
Want Changes on Powerhouse Road? Take the Survey
Everyone in the community is urged to take the survey to identify areas of concern and improvements.
Buildings and Cars Hit as Bullets Fly at Chesterly Park
The investigation continues today.
Feeling The Pinch Yet? Gas Prices Heating Up Every Week
Currently Yakima gas prices have are up 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 a gallon today
(Updated Wednesday) Firefighters Winning Burbank Fire Fight
The cause is unknown and a fire investigator has been ordered to the fire
Want a New Place to Live? Home Sales HOT In The Yakima Valley
However one industry in the Yakima actually saw a lot of growth during the pandemic and business is still booming.