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.
New Aquatics Center And YMCA On Track To Open In Fall 2019
The current YMCA facility will stay open in the downtown area when the new YMCA opens in west Yakima next year.
White Pass Ski Area Hoping To Open Sooner Than Later
Currently Mission Ridge, 49 Degrees North and Crystal Mountain are the only areas open in Washington State.
Greenway Officials Against Move To Create Homeless Shelter
City and county leaders say the property Northeast of the city sewage treatment plant and close to the Yakima Greenway pathway is the best area and that they'll use landscaping and rules to mitigate impacts to the area from homelessness.
Hundreds Line Yakima Avenue For Annual Christmas Parade
The star of the parade however was Santa Clause who helped turn on the lights on the community Christmas tree in the Millennium Plaza after the parade.
Christmas Lights and Decorations Go Up In Downtown Yakima
Yakima city crews will be installing about 80 lighted holiday decorations in Downtown Yakima on Tuesday morning (Nov. 20).
Man Arrested In Connection With Thursday Armed Robbery
The man is being held in the Yakima county jail on a charge of armed robbery.
Skimming Device Found at Store In West Yakima
Detectives say at this time there are no known victims and the investigation is ongoing.
Yakima Vigil For Tree Of Life Victims Thursday
The event is set for 7:00 p.m. at Englewood Chirstian Church at 511 N. 44th Avenue.
Yakima Police Officer Placed On Desk Duty During Investigation
In a cell phone video the officer is seen kicking or pushing a juvenile in the back with his foot.
Yakima City Manager Terminates City Police Chief Dominic Rizzi
A news release from the city says YakimaCity Manager Cliff Moore announced Today that the tenure of Dominic Rizzi, Jr. as Yakima Police Chief is ending.