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’s First Killing of The New Year Still Unsolved
Authorities released the name of the victim as 38-year-old Clayton Peter Brown Jr. He died after being shot in a room at the hotel.
Will More Funding Make Yakima a Safer Place?
. Last year 18 officers left the local department and 1 officer so far this year.
Yakima Police Searching For Suspect Who Stole Guns
The guns were stolen during a burglary at the State Department of Fish and Wildlife offices in the 1700 block of South 24th Avenue.
Another Banner Year Predicted in a Hot Yakima Industry
n a new 2022 Housing Forecast Bemis says last year "the local market was virtually sold out of unsold inventory
Comprehensive Healthcare; Helping Yakima for 50 Years!
He says over the last 50 years there's been a lot of progress made in how people talk about mental health and substance abuse.
Something is Killing Yakima Residents in Record Numbers
Curtice believes many of the overdose deaths happened because people felt isolated at the beginning of last year because of the pandemic
Looking For Love in Yakima? Don’t Let Your Heart Be Scammed
The Better Business Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission say beware of romance scams
Pump Track and Trolleys Keep City Leaders Busy
Council members will hear a presentation from Yakima Valley Trolleys which last month enjoyed having Santa Clause ride the trolley's.
Yakima Drivers Take Short Drive For Cheap Gas
The national average price of gasoline has risen 0.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.31 per gallon today.
Local Lawmaker Wants Informed Yakima Voters
Last week lawmakers again gave unanimous approval to the bill, 95-0.
Calling Yakima Wine Drinkers. Sign The Petition to Show Your Love.
The next big celebration is the upcoming Red Wine and Chocolate event that happens in February where valley wines are coupled with special chocolate.
Monday a Day to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Each year the annual MLK March is held on streets in downtown Yakima but this year it's a virtual only event.