I've been in radio since 2001 and moved around a few times before landing where I am now. I'm married with three children. I'm an autism acceptance advocate. I love to cook, just don't like doing the dishes afterward. I have a knack for all things nostalgic from the '80s and '90s, love breakfast cereal a little too much and am a huge fan of video games, especially retro games from Atari to Nintendo and beyond.
Where to Find Ramen in Yakima
Like many, I grew up with the instant ramen you find cheap in stores. It was one of the few things I was comfortable making myself when my parents weren't available. I always just kind of figured that's what ramen was. I was very wrong later in life when I attended my first ramen restaurant about 20…
West Valley is Getting a New Sushi and Teriyaki Restaurant
Whenever a new restaurant comes to Yakima it seems like it always pops up in the downtown or Union Gap areas. I can't complain as with all that traffic of those areas it would be beneficial however when a new restaurant opens in other areas I have to look into it...
Yakima Needs a Place that Serves Authentic Nashville Hot Chicken
Looking back through my photo feed on my phone as most do, I saw this photo I took when I was in the south while ago. I ordered two-piece and a biscuit with mac 'n cheese on the side as well as a local IPA. It was a meal I'd love to do all over again.
Korean Corn Dogs are Now Available in Yakima
First of all, what is a Korean corn dog, you may ask? Well, lemme tell ya. It's awesome.
Summit Thrift is Now Open on 56th and Summitview
Visiting thrift shops is so much fun. You never know what you're going to find! Union Gospel Mission has just opened the Summit Thrift shop in the old Rite-Aid location on 56 and Summitview. I stopped by on their opening day to do a little browsing and grabbed some photos.
Seattle Children’s Will Pay $100-per-visit for 6 to 11-Year-Olds to Test Covid Vaccine
As they're looking for vaccines safe for youth, Seattle Children's put out the APB to see if parents would be willing to allow their child as young as 6 years old to test the covid vaccine. There some incentives in it for you to the tune of $100 as well as extra cash for keeping a diary.
Yakima Expecting It’s First 100 Degree Day Wednesday, June 2
If you blinked, you probably missed spring. I swore I just had the heater on wearing my winter coat inside and now they're telling me we're getting weather in the triple digits literally tomorrow as of typing this. I hope your air conditioner is working...
Local 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest Could Make You $500 Richer
The Fourth of July is known for celebrating America, fireworks, time with friends and hot dog eating contests. It's one thing to criticize what you see on TV but do you want to participate in one yourself? There's a local place that's holding a hot dog eating contest on the 4th of Jul…
Local Restaurant Offers a Chance at $250 if You Can Eat this 5 Pound Bowl of Pho
Pho is so wonderful. It's an indescribable flavor that as soon as you try it it becomes of flavor you end up chasing for weeks on end. And the size of your meal! The bowls are often gigantic. But have you tried pho in a bowl this size? A Yakima restaurant is holding a pho challenge that could s…
Local Flea Market Brought People, Deals and Fun to West Valley [PHOTOS]
This past weekend, the day before Mother's Day, was the Flea Market in West Valley. I was there and saw everything from antiques, homemade soaps, crystal necklaces, pepper jellies and so much more. Here's some photos of what I saw when I was in attendance.
Washington is the 2nd Best State for Nurses
Let's be honest, it's our nurses who are the real VIPs of the hospital game. Doctors are fine for treating and educating and diagnosing but it's our nurses who really take care of us in our time of need. Glad to find out the Washington state ranks second best state for nurses...
Spring Flea Market Comes to Yakima on May 8
Just in time for Mother's Day there's a flea market happening in West Valley May 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. filled with items including antiques, vintage items, baked goods, hand crafted items and a ton more!