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.
Firefighters Gain More Control But Battle Gusty Winds in Schneider Springs Fire
The fire is now at 25% containment, with 102,742 acres burned since the fire was started by a lightning strike on August 3.
COVID and Flu Shots at The Same Time? Health Experts Say It’s Okay
Health experts in Yakima and throughout the state say they're concerned about a potential spike in flu cases in the state.
Gang Drive By Shooters Didn’t Expect This Response, Now in Hospital
Authorities say two local gang members fired shots at a home in the 900 block of East Chestnut Avenue at about 11:55AM Tuesday.
Another Hot Day on The Fire Lines But Cooler Weather On The Way
The fire is now at 19% containment.
Yakima Avenue Work Will Slow Commute Until Thursday
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
No Access for 8 weeks But Lands Reopen Thursday in Washington State
All the warnings about Labor Day fires apparently worked.
Shots Fired Through Door of Yakima Home
When they arrived they found a 15-year-old girl, who is a local gang member shot in the chest area.
Don’t forget To Add That Area Code Next Month
You'll soon be required to dial in the area code before the number.
Do Cooler Temperatures Mean Good News For Fire Fight? Firefighters Hope So
A Virtual Public Meeting Monday at 7:00PM on the SchneiderSpringsFire Facebook page.
Another Storm Could Cost You More For That Last Summer Drive
They say gas prices in Yakima are unchanged in the past week selling for an average of $3.78 per gallon.
Firefighters Hoping For More Low Temp Rainy Days
Officials with the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest say the fire grew from 99,398 acres Friday to 101,633 Sunday.
If It’s Fried You’ll Find It At The Fair This Year
For decades fair food has been the sole reason many attend the fair and that’s why fair officials spend a lot of time making sure they have plenty of great food for you to enjoy.