Pure valley boy. Grew up in Yakima. Graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1982 and Seattle University in 1987. 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 Drivers See Big Jump In Gas Prices
Looking for the cheapest gas in the valley? It's in Wapato priced at $3.87 per gallon.
Attorneys For Teen Deadly Crash Suspect Want Him Released
Before the crash Yakima Police say people in two vehicles exchanged gunfire at the intersection of South 1st Street and East Yakima Avenue.
Let Yakima Transit Drive You to The Central Washington State Fair
One is the Park and Ride location across from Gateway Center. The other shuttle stops are between the two south entrances into Gateway Center on North Fair Avenue.
What Yakima Can’t Bring to the Central Washington State Fair
Kathy Kramer, President and CEO of State Fair Park urges everyone to check the items that are banned from entering the gates.
Did You Install That Child Safety Seat Correctly Yakima?
Nikki Sandino, a Community Service officer with the Yakima Police Department says many parents struggle with the best time kids should be in a car seat.
Day 13 as Search Continues For Missing Yakima Boy
Don't miss our conversation with Yakima County Sheriff Bob Udell at 7:15 am Friday on KIT.
Yakima Deputy On Leave After Thursday Shooting
Yakima County Sheriff's officials say deputies tried to contact a person wanted in a local crime early Thursday but the suspect fled while in the 500 block of North Mckinley Road in Wapato.
Yakima Authorities Warn of Phone Scam
Imposter scams have been popular lately because people, especially older people become very concerned, even scared and respond to take care of the matter.
Concerned About Safety In Yakima? Attend the Thursday Forum
The Yakima City Council is also concerned and council member Matt Brown wants to hear your concerns during a forum Thursday at the Harman Center.
Police Identify Three Killed in Yakima Shooting and Crash
21-year-old Yaelin Arreola died after being shot during an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles at the intersection of South First Street and East Yakima Avenue.
Tight Security At Central Washington State Fair
The Yakima Police Department Gang Unit along with many patrol officers working overtime will be at the fair working closely with fair security to keep the area safe.
Red Light Emphasis Patrols Being Planned in Yakima
Yakima Police Capt. Jay Seely says officers are now trying to put more emphasis on traffic enforcement to save lives and slow down drivers.