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 Man Paints Garage Like the Flag; People Complain
Ryan Pastor says he's a proud American veteran who loves the flag and wants to show his pride. He says that's the reason his garage door at his home is painted red, white and blue like the American flag.
West Valley High School Announces Senior Portrait Compromise
The controversy started earlier this year when the school announced it would hire a photographer and provide clothing for students to create equity among students and a better quality of pictures in the yearbook.
Work Continues at New YMCA and Yakima Rotary Aquatic Center [VIDEO]
Executive Director Bob Romero says he's excited to see the completion of the facility.
(Updated 10:15 a.m.) Former Wapato City Administrator Juan Orozco Arrested
Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic will appear on The Morning News at 8:15 a.m. Wednesday where he'll give more details about the Orozco arrest.
(Updated 5:00 a.m.) Primary Election Night Results 2019
Here are the results of Tuesday's (Aug. 6) 2019 Primary Election.
Outlaws & Renegades Concert Canceled
If you purchased tickets through the SunDome Ticket Office you are asked to return to the office for your refund.
National Night Out Activities Planned for Yakima
Because of all the things happening on Tuesday the Yakima City Council regular meeting will be held Monday, Aug. 5 at 5:30 p.m. at Yakima City Hall so council members can attend National Night Out events on Tuesday evening.
Health Fair Set for Saturday at State Fair Park in Yakima
The event, according to news release is sponsored by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital, and Fiesta Foods.
Convoy of Wishes Planned in Yakima on Saturday
If you'd like to help out or get involved in the convoy contact Children's Wishes and Dreams executive director Heidi Anderson at 452-8312.
Red Flag Warning for Yakima Continues Until 11 p.m. Tuesday
The forecast says storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Winds are also expected out of the northwest at 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Stop and Go Drive-In Destroyed by Fire
Fire investigators are searching for the cause. No injuries were reported.
Time to Cruise the Avenue
Cruising will go on Yakima Avenue from Sixth Street to Seventh Avenue.