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.
Union Gap Costco COVID-19 Free Say Health Officials
Daily drive-thru testing continues daily at Yakima's State Fair Park and the Sunnyside Community Center.
COVID Cancels Yakima MLK March and Program
Instead of the march the organizers plan a week of activities leading up to the national holiday of January 18
Train Derailment Reported East of Mabton
There's no major spills just some diesel fuel and no roads are closed as a result of the derailment.
YSD Students in Remote Learning Until January
Other districts are doing the same thing including Wapato and Sunnyside School Districts.
Man Shot in Parking Lot of Union Gap Hotel
Anyone with information in regards to the shooting are encouraged to contact Detectives with the Union Gap Police department at 248-0430.
Supply Chain Strong No Need to Panic Buy
Safeway and Fred Meyer have announced purchase limits on some items including toilet paper and paper towels to keep items on the shelf.
COVID-19 Restrictions Cause Panic Buying in Yakima
Lines to enter the West Valley Walmart started on Sunday as the capacity is limited. Shelves were empty in many local stores on Sunday
White Pass Ski Area Announces COVID-19 Plan
McCarthy says the bottom line is be flexible and be ready to work with the rules to keep the ski area open and COVID free.
Authorities Warn of Increasing Fentanyl Deaths
The pills are laced with deadly amounts of Fentanyl that can result in a fatal overdose.
Yakima Testing Sites Changes Hours of Operation
So far officials say more than 800 tests have been made with 12% postive returns.
Testing Continues At Yakima State Fair Park
Everyone who has been in close contact with an infected individual or is concerned about a potential exposure should also be tested for COVID-19.
Noah’s Ark Hoping For Cold Weather Gear
Noah's Ark address in Wapato is 117 East Second Street. Your donation will be driven to encampments as quickly as possible.