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.
Mask Mandate for State of Washington Starts Friday
The governor says the mask mandate will stay in place until COVID-19 numbers drop or until a vaccine is available.
Sheriff Other Authorities Not Enforcing Mask Mandate
The Yakima County Sheriff’s Office will not be enforcing the recent face-covering order.
COVID-19 Cases Growing at Department of Corrections
. Corrections Director Ed Campbell they're stepping up procedures by requiring everyone including inmates to wear masks
Two People Killed Wednesday in Lower Valley Crash
The commercial truck driver received minor injuries.
Master Gardeners Create Bug Kit For Kids
The gardeners says it's a chance for kids to learn about entomology.
Operation Dry Water Set For July 4 Weekend
Swallow says it's not just law enforcement looking for drunk boaters he says other boaters also act as eyes and ears for law enforcement
Homicide Investigation Underway in White Swan
The investigation was started after a body was found following a fire at a double wide mobile home on Coburn Loop.
Statewide Mask Mandate Starts Friday
If people don't wear a mask they could be charged with a misdemeanor.
Kittitas County Now in Phase Three of Reopening Plan
Pools and movie theaters can at 50% capacity, outdoor recreation can resume for up to 50 people and non-essential travel is no longer restricted.
COVID-19 Antibody Tests Available in Yakima
If you're wondering if you've had the virus and are now recovered you can get a antibody test to see if you're curiosity is correct.