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.
COVID-19 Pandemi-Cup Instead of Apple Cup Lunch This Year
The side that raises the most money for Yakima Kiwanis will get to see the Larson Building lit up in their school colors the week prior to the Apple Cup.
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.
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.
Two Coronavirus Cases Identified in Yakima County
The Yakima Health District continues to monitor the community for more signs of the virus.
Yakima Costco Wholesale Selling Out Toilet Paper and Water
Yakima health professionals says there's no need to panic and begin hording food, toilet paper or hand cleaner.
Castlejam Event at White Pass Saturday
Check skiwhitepass.com to get signed up for the annual White Pass Castlejam this Saturday.
36th Annual Winter Carnival Is Saturday and Sunday at White Pass
The 36th annual White Pass Winter Carnival kicks off Saturday morning.
Snow Filled Washington Cascades Snow Pack Levels Look Good
With more snow in the forecast, Bureau of Reclamation officials expect the snow pack in the lower basin to be normal or above before the end of the month.
Mysterious Spill Covers Yakima City Streets
Streets manager Joe Rosenlund says they don't know who is responsible, but he believes it came from a large truck that may have been hauling cement or another kind of sludge or materials from a building demolition site.
New Snow Expected at White Pass Ski Area Friday and Saturday
The National Weather Service predicts more than 15 inches of snow Friday and Friday night, then another 3 to 5 inches of new snow on Saturday.