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 Woman Announces Run for County Commission
A Yakima mortgage lender and community volunteer, Amanda Mckinney has announced she's running for the District 1 seat on the Yakima County Commission.
Yakima Donates Winter Clothing For Vets
You can donate any cold weather clothing and snacks. Bring your donations to KIT studio at 4010 Summitview in Yakima.
Second Vaping Lung Injury Case in Yakima County
"the only commonality among all cases nationally is that patients use e-cigarettes or vapor products. CDC has identified vitamin E acetate as a chemical of concern among people with vaping associated lung injury, but does not know enough yet to rule out other possible causes."
Judge Refuses to Stop Hospital Closure
Astria is working with patients to make sure they're transitioned smoothly to either other Astria Health Hospitals or other facilities.
Veterans Program Collecting Cold Weather Clothes and Food
You can drop off donations at KIT studios at 4010 Summitview.
Family Saved by Alert Child
Damage is estimated at $75,000. The cause remains under investigation but investigators say it appears to be an accidental fire.
Work Closes Portion of Powerhouse Road
As always, the schedule for this type of project is subject to change daily dependent on weather, equipment failure, and emergencies."
Toppenish Homeless Shelter Set to Open Wednesday
They need help from the community. If you'd like to donate food or clothing contact Dave Hanson at email@example.com
MLK Activities in Yakima Planned Leading To Annual March
The theme to Yakima's 35th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is Reach out and Touch Somebody's Hand.
Autopsies on Burned Bodies Set for Wednesday
It's not known how the two people died and the autopsy may or may not give investigators answers they're looking for.