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.
Want To Be a Police Officer? Join The Yakima Explorer Program
Not all who part of the program want to be an Officer some just want to get on the right track to improve their lives.
Yakima Needs Officers But Three Are on Leave After Fatal Shooting
Yakima Police Officers were called to the 100 block of Union Street at about 7:11 am May 3 after a 911 caller told authorities his 39-year-old brother was having mental problems
It’s That Time of Year When Armed Robberies Rise in Yakima
Before the COVID-19 pandemic Yakima Police increased patrols around convenience stores after a string of robberies in 2017-2019.
Were you a witness? Troopers Want Info on Serious Saturday Crash
Troopers say the two-car crash in Toppenish happened on the afternoon of May 27 on State Route 22 at the intersection of North Track Road.
A Big Move For the Downtown Yakima Farmers Market Set for June 25
Market officials had hoped to move in earlier but the move has been delayed.
Escapees Including Killer From Yakima Back in Custody
In the escape police say the teens assaulted a staff member of the facility and stole a vehicle.
After That Long Memorial Drive It’s Time To Fill The Tank
If you're filling the tank in Yakima gas prices are up 14.1 cent per gallon in the last week selling for an average of $4.41 a gallon
Washington Congressman Wants To Save Lives Taken By Fentanyl
The Task Force is a working group led by Rep. Newhouse consisting of groups and individuals on the local and state levels who are on the front lines
Body of Spokane Woman Found Near Mabton As Killer is Loose
The Yakima County Coroner Jim Curtice says the body is that of 17-year-old Samantha Kalinchuk of Spokane.
Man Shot Monday in Union Gap Now At Harborview in Seattle
He's currently listed in serious but stable condition.
Running a Red Light in Yakima? Police Say It’s a Big Problem
Yakima Police continue to urge driver to stop for red lights and they were seeing a decrease in red light collisions over the past month.
$10,000 Now Offered For Arrest of Dog Killers in Yakima
The bodies were found between March 16 and May 11.