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.
Distracted While Driving in Yakima? Crack Down Starts Next Month
This year authorities will have more eyes looking for distracted drivers. 150 different agencies will be involved in the campaign.
Drivers Ignoring Traffic Stops Leading To Chases in Union Gap
Chief Greg Cobb says before the police chase law was changed the department saw an average of 3 chases each year.
Is Blockbuster on rewind? Talk is Hot About The Store Coming Back
Well, not exactly. But a message at Blockbuster.com has a lot of people wondering what's up.
The Happiest City in America? It’s Not in Washington State
A report in the WalletHub says Fremont California, a city in the San Francisco Bay area is now ranked as the "happiest" city in America.
Drive-By Shooting on I-82 near Outlook Leaves Two Injured
Washington State Patrol Trooper Chris Thorson says the shooting was reported at about 12:50 am on I-82 near Outlook.
Are Red Light Cameras The Answer to Traffic Problems in Yakima?
In 2021 the Yakima Police Department made a presentation to the city about installing Red Light cameras to help put a stop to the problem.
Yakima and Now Union Gap Police Say Slow Down or Pay a Fine
Now the city of Union Gap is having the same problems.
Will Idaho University Killer Face a Firing Squad? It’s Possible
Idaho House Bill 186, signed by the governor Brad Little allows state officials to use a method of execution that hasn't been used in more than 10 years.
Yakima Prosecutor Says He Won’t Charge Coroner With Assault
In a news release from the prosecutors office Brusic says the evening started with Curtice and an off-duty Yakima County Sheriff's Deputy who were together at a local bar.
Two Deadly Shootings in Yakima Still No Charges Filed
22-year-old Daniel Ortega was killed at the park after police say he was "acting erratically and harassing a 28-year-old man and his son."
Yakima Police Prepared to Protect Students in School Shooting
The students were all elementary school age kids.
Filling The Tank Today? Gas Prices Down in Yakima
GasBuddy officials say prices in Yakima are 6.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 76.6 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.