I was born and raised in Wenatchee, but my family and I moved to Yakima in 1995 and we’ve lived here ever since (except for a couple of experimental and wet years in Seattle). In broadcasting and media since 1981 when, as a teenager, I landed my first radio gig. I’ve owned, operated, and managed radio stations and have spent many years waking up early to host morning shows on some valley radio stations. My wife and I have three grown children, a University of Washington Freshman, a Golden Retriever named Tater at home, and fabulous grandchildren in Yakima and Seattle. I enjoy time spent with my family, time on the golf course, craft beer, single-malt scotch and occasionally being on stage in Warehouse Theatre productions.
Will a Delicious Yakima Pickle Save a Bad Mass-Produced Beer?
In the nearly two years since the beginning of the Covid pandemic, many people have come to have a greater appreciation for things they may have previously taken for granted. You know, the truly important things in life: the love of family, and friends, good health, having a job and a home, and golf, and beer and pickles...
When Will Washington Mountain Passes Open & Get Trucks Rolling?
The Washington State Department of Transportation has updated information about the re-opening of some of the state's major mountain passes. After days of closure, two of the 'big four' will open this evening with the other two re-opening, hopefully, in the coming days...
Heard the Good News? Drive-Thru Holiday Lights Extended in Yakima
Did you hear what I heard? What has now become a holiday tradition in the Yakima Valley has now been, by popular demand, extended for four more fabulous days.
The 21 Worst Intersections for Running Red Lights in Yakima. Yes?
Do you notice this too? It can't just be me who sees this time and time again. Drivers are either too distracted, or even worse I fear, there are those who know they're doing it, know that it's a dangerous risk, and are doing it anyway. Is it just becoming acceptable?
Jaw-Dropping $49.5 Million Mansion Built by Coeur d’Alene Native
Do you ever feel somewhat bored with your surroundings? Perhaps you're still searching for the home of your dreams. Well, if you don't mind a commute to a desert town a little south of here, and you've got an extra $49.5 Million laying around, I stumbled upon what could be the perfect home for you.
13 Purple Paint States: Is Washington One? Know What it Means?
In addition to Idaho, Montana, Indiana, Kansas, Arizona, Arkansas, Texas, North Carolina, Florida, Maine, Louisiana, Illinois, and Missouri are tickled pink to slap on a coat of purple paint to a fence post, tree, or rock, hoping you'll get the message.
What Has 25 Miles of Holiday Lights & Carloads of Fun in Yakima?
State Fair Park in Yakima has announced the 2nd Annual Holiday Drive-Thru Light Fest, taking place November 27th through December 4th. Presented by Yakima Federal Savings and Loan, this holiday lighting extravaganza is just what the community needs to usher in the holiday season.
Washington’s Most Breathtaking Getaway Has Year-Round Solitude
A breathtaking destination that will relieve your stresses and fill up your senses, Stehekin does it all. If you've never heard of this rustic getaway that's nestled in the North Cascades along the shores of Lake Chelan, read on.
Experienced These Washington Towns in Fall? Must Go This Weekend!
How much of the State of Washington have you seen? There are so many wonderful places to visit in our state, offering a wide array of things to do, see and discover. Two North Central Washington towns should be on your list this weekend.
Terror, S’mores, & Family Fun at Curfman’s Corn Maze in Toppenish
Don't let the month of October go by, without you loading up the family and heading to Curfman's Massive Corn Maze in Toppenish. Curfman's experience offers something for everyone in the family.
Jackpots Near $1 Billion in 24 Hours. Wow! What Would You Buy?
While making a quick stop at your favorite Yakima grocery store, it's always enjoyable to run into old friends and catch up over a brief chat. Such was the case with me today, and the impromptu meetup could prove to be more lucrative than just a much overdue visit...
Are You Among 500 Essential Workers Wanted By C.W. State Fair?
The Official Kickoff to the Central Washington State Fair will take place on Friday evening, September 24th. The theme for this year's fair is 'Celebrate Together Again' and the evening will feature music, fun and a big thank you to those 'Essential Workers'.