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.
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.
Craft Brewfest Saturday at White Pass Ski Area
White Pass officials say it's a way to celebrate the agricultural history of White Pass founders, who grow apples, stone fruits, grapes, vegetables and are the largest producers of hops in the world.
Uncomfortable Ski Boots? Try the Dahu Ecorce
The cost is a little higher than the traditional ski boot which usually is in the range of $500 to $700. The Dahu boot is $899. They come in black and white with models for men and women.
Job Fair Planned for Former Astria Employees
WorkSource Yakima County is partnering with the Valley Mall for a health care job fair for former Astria workers on Thursday (Jan. 23) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Snowpack Levels Improving With More Snow
All this snowfall means good news for growers, who rely on the snowpack to create water for crops in the spring and summer months.
Astria Regional Medical Center to Close at End of January
The company says it has lost $40 million since buying the hospital in 2017.
Things Back to Normal After Freakish Tumbleweed Storm
The roadways are clear today, but tumbleweeds caused big problems for drivers on New Year's Eve near West Richland.
White Pass Opens for Season Saturday
The opening is also good news for the many businesses that rely on all that skier and snowboarder traffic to help boost sales during the fall and winter months.
Special Emphasis Patrols Underway, Looking for Impaired Drivers
Yakima police and sheriff's deputies are joining Washington State Patrol troopers through Jan. 2 on special DUI emphasis patrols.