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.
Special Veteran’s Day Lunch Served in Doug Bettarel’s Honor
So while the annual event won't be at the dealership this year many veterans will be honored at the Yakima VFW post
Lots of Free Help for Vets in The Sundome Saturday
It's called the Stand Down Veterans Benefits Fair and it's set for Saturday. The 22nd annual event is will be held t the Yakima Valley Sundome at State Fair Park from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
He May Have Been Fired But Rolovich is Fighting Back
He's hired an attorney after being fired for not getting the COVID-19 vaccination. His attorney says his firing is an "attack on his Catholic faith."
DRIVER ALERT! City Crews Busy Overnight Wednesday-Saturday
Drivers are reminded that the speed limit through all traffic-related works zones within the City of Yakima is 20 miles-per-hour.
Big Fire Causes Big Damage in Yakima Wednesday
The home and everything inside were lost to the flames.
Did You Get An AMBER ALERT Wednesday Morning? Here’s Why!
Yakima Police say the incident started late Tuesday night when the victim called police to report a problem with the father of her child
Red Light Camera’s Work But What About In Yakima?
Earlier this year the Yakima Police Department made a presentation to the city about installing Red Light cameras to help put a stop to the problem.
No Groceries But Plenty of Garden Fun At Yakima’s New Store
Construction is underway right now but Christenson says the opening date hasn’t yet been determined.
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