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.
Taking An Urn For the Worst-Dumping Human Ashes In a City Park!
The parks and recreation department wants the city create a policy or ordinance to “govern” the scattering of human cremains in city parks or on city property.
A New Board Being Formed Will Tackle Climate Change in Yakima
The city of Yakima is only the second city in the United States to endorse the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty
Gas Prices on The Rise? You Know The Answer
The national average price of gasoline is up 2.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.30 per gallon today.
Man Who Molested Boy at Yakima Walmart Sentenced
31-year-old Michael Murr of Union Gap pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree child molestation.
A Good Tax? Authorities Hope Voters Support 3/10th’s Tax
It brings in millions of dollars every year. It was first passed in 2004 and currently voters need to approve the tax every five years.
Your Chance to Save a life! Drug Take Back Day Saturday in Yakima
Authorities want to prevent drug overdoses. So far this year 81 people in Yakima County have died from a drug overdose and there’s still more than 2 months left in the year.
Want a Job Where You Can Play Where You Work? White Pass Job Fair Saturday
If you're hired there's lots of benefits including free ski passes and price breaks and other benefits for family members.
Police Busy With One Drive-By Shooting, One Gang Arrest
Officers were called to the area of 3rd Avenue and Yakima Avenue at about 7:00PM where they found a victim.
Authorities Thursday Exhuming Body of Woman Found Near Parker
Curtice says he's spent years on the case and is hoping Thursday will be the beginning of the end of a journey to find her identity.
A Deadly Drug Is Killing Yakima County Residents At a Record Pace
Jim Curtice says 2020 saw more overdose deaths in Yakima County than the previous two years.