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.
Time to Fill The Tank? Yakima Gas Prices on The Rise
Gas is up 9.3 cents a gallon over the last week on top of the 8 cent rise last week.
Three Fatality Crashes in Three Days Keep Authorities Busy
Yakima Police say they continue emphasis patrols to try and keep more people from being injured or killed in a crash.
Jalisco Cartel Continues Trying To Establish in Yakima
Yakima Police say members of the New Generation Jalisco Cartel are busy establishing themselves in the valley as authorities are doing everything they can to disrupt their activity.
State Lawmakers Say It’s Time To Jail Repeat Impaired Drivers
A new bill in the Washington State Legislature could result in more people being put in jail for Driving While Impaired.
Get That Flu Shot? Health Officials Say It’s Not Too Late
Since flu activity peaks between December and February, there is still time to be vaccinated.
Police Searching For Shooting Suspects in Yakima and Prosser
Police say it wasn't a random shooting. They say the victim and the shooter knew each other and had a prior argument before the shooting.
State Trooper Vehicle Struck Near Sunnyside Thursday
It's a serious problem. State officials estimate about 30 times a year a trooper or a vehicle is struck on the side of the road while Troopers are speaking to other drivers
Yakima Police Want Changes in The Law to Chase Bad Guys
Police agencies all around the state are critical of the state's pursuit law which limits pursuits unless there's reasonable suspicion the driver has committed a violent felony, is an escaped felon or is impaired.
Yakima City Council Says No Lights, Camera, Action For Police
The company was attempting to gain access to the department for filming in the spring and summer.
Man Arrested After Scary Incident at Yakima Walmart
Police say the incident was reported at about 10:30 pm Monday at the Walmart on Chestnut Avenue.
Yakima Wants To Know Can You Freeze Eggs to Save Money?
So how can you save money? You can simply freeze your eggs and they won't lose the taste.
Yakama Nation Granted Derogatory Feature Name Change
The Washington State Committee on Geographic Names approved nine proposals this week including proposals from the Confereated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation.