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’s AG Museum Holding Grand Re-Opening
The Grand Re-opening on April 2 is FREE and will be held from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Time To Stop Being Such a Stud! Studded Tire Deadline is Near
If you have studded tires on your vehicle state law says they must be removed by Thursday, March 31 so you can avoid a potential fine of $136 starting Friday, April 1.
Yakima City Council Hoping to Help More Homeless
YVCOG's Vicki Baker and Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic will be on KIT at 7:45 am Friday
A Surf Park in Yakima? It’s Close To Becoming a Reality
Northwest Surf Parks is hoping to build a 24-acre surf park on a 39.5-acre piece of property located just north of Moxee.
16-Year-Old Dies As Yakima Police Arrest Suspect in Ike Shooting
Capt. Jay Seely says the shooting was reported at about 3:00 pm Tuesday in the parking lot of the school at 40th and Tieton.
Two Students Shot Outside Yakima’s Eisenhower High School
Authorities say a 16-year-old is in critical condition and an 18-year-old is in serious condition.
Drug Users in Yakima May Soon Test What They Take
According to the Washington State Department of Health, opioid overdose deaths in Washington rose from 2013 through 2020, driven by heroin deaths, and more recently, Fentanyl deaths
Accused Yakima Child Killer Wants Out of Jail
However the hearing for Terrance Chip Ogle was postponed until next Wednesday
More Homeless People Living on Yakima Streets in 2022
Mike Johnson says there was a 104% increase in homelessness in 2021 in Yakima.
Health Officials Warn of Highly Infectious Omicron
A news release from the district says the case rate, in just two weeks, has more than quadrupled to a level that hasn't seen before during the entire pandemic.
Major Mountain Passes Likely Closed Until Sunday
City officials say a Snow Route Alert issued by the City of Yakima on Monday, January 3rd, remains in effect until further notice.
Could Your Cell Phone Go Silent in 2022? Time To Check!
Yakima Fire Department officials say mobile carriers are shutting down networks that rely on 3G technology