Pure valley boy. Grew up in Yakima. Graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1982 and Seattle University in 1987. 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.
3 People Killed in a Convenience Store Shooting in Yakima
The incident happened in Yakima around 3:30 a.m.
14-year-old Yakima Boy Dies In Possible Gang Related Shooting
Yakima Police are investigating a possible gang-related shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy this morning. The shooting was reported at about 11:25 a.m. at Cornell Avenue and West King Street. Police spokesman Mike Bastinelli says the 14-year-old was taken to a Yakima hospital after being shot multiple times ...
Charges Could Be Filed Against Yakima City Council Member This Week
Charges could be filed this week against a Yakima City Council member arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated last Sunday. Yakima County Prosecutor Joe Brusic is awaiting reports that will give him more information about the injury accident that Yakima Police say was caused by 29-year-old Councilwoman Carmen Mendez...
Dozens of Cars Damaged After Fuel Mix-Up at Yakima Fred Meyer
A gasoline vendor pumped unleaded into the diesel tank and diesel fuel into the unleaded at the Yakima Fred Meyer gas station. The mistake was not discovered until several dozen cars had fueled up.