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.
Former Mayor Arrested Thursday Now in Jail
Gutierrez was booked into the Yakima County jail on Thursday afternoon. It's not known where she was arrested.
Arrest Warrant Issued for Former Yakima City Mayor
Avina Gutierrez is now living on the west side of the state. Police are searching for her Today.
Yakima Police Arrest Suspect in Murder of 14-Year-Old
Police say both teens were involved with local gangs.
Shooting Chase Under Investigation in Sunnyside
63-year-old Guadalupe Mendoza Mejia is facing charges of DUI, eluding, assault 1st and 2nd degree, and violation of a no contact order.
Evans Canyon Fire Burns Five Homes Still Growing
Yakima's State Fair Park is open for those who need a place to keep animals and park RV's. Fire officials urge people to stay out of the area. This is why we still have haze in Tri-Cities.
Evan’s Canyon Fire Growing Forcing Evacuations-Haze in Tri-Cities
If you don't live in the area fire officials are urging you to stay away.
September is Emergency Preparedness Month
They say everyone should be prepared to be cut off from services for a minimum of three days.
Tim Eyman To Hold Campaign Rally in Yakima Sunday
Eyman will talk about the event and his campaign during an appearance on The Morning News on KIT Thursday at 7:15 a.m.
Attorney Warns Selah to Stop Erasing BLM Chalk Art in City
He's urging the city to "do better" in the future and respect the rights of people who express themselves through chalk art. The Police counter with malicious mischief codes--and what if people don't want the graffiti in front of their home?
10 Yakima Men Arrested in Sex Trafficking Case
All the suspects are from Yakima County. The investigation is ongoing and authorities say they expect more arrests.