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.
Legends Casino Preparing to Open As Soon As Possible
They say they're putting up plexiglass shields and social distancing place markers and reminders throughout the facility.
Check Your Freezer For Recalled Beef
The products recalled show the establishment number “EST. 46841” inside the USDA mark of inspection. There have been no reports of anyone getting sick from eating the beef.
COVID-19 Test Sites Open in Yakima Valley This Week
Health officials say they'll be testing up to 100 people from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call 211 for an appointment.
COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening in Yakima Valley Thursday
The sites will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sidewalk Work Impacting Traffic on 40th Avenue Monday and Tuesday
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related work zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour."
Saturday Food and Fund Drive for Yakima Salvation Army
Stein’s Ace Hardware will match food and cash/check donations up to $2500.
More Testing Changing Numbers in Yakima County
57 of the 62 people who have died have had underlying health conditions.
The America Strong Flyover Buzzing Yakima Friday
If you take pictures you're being urged to post on social media using the hashtags: #weARstrong, #FairchildSalutes, #AirForceSalutes, #AmericaStrong and #FlyoverFriday.
Man Charged With Killing Mother and Sister-In-Law
Prosecutor Joe Brusic, according to court papers has indicated he will not seek the death penalty in the case.
Friday Last Day of Drive Thru Testing at Yakima Sundome
If you have a cough, fever or difficulty breathing make an appointment to be tested at yakimahealthdistrict.org or by calling 574-1919.
Yakima Salvation Army Food Bank Needs Your Help
Financial Donations can be mailed to The Salvation Army, PO BOX 2782, Yakima WA 98907.
No Evidence of Human to Pet or Pet to Human Transmission
Harfst says so far he's seen no evidence to support a human to animal or animal to human transmission of the COVID-19.