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.
Yakima Cops Help Bring Deputy Home After Release From Hospital
Authorities from throughout the valley escorted Watkins to his home after his release at about 1:00 pm Wednesday.
Deputy injured Tuesday Shooting Stable Condition Suspect In Jail
Deputies were called to a domestic incident in the 900 block of South Fork Road at about 1:15 am.
4 Young People killed in Saturday ATV Crash in Kittitas County
The Kittitas County Sheriff's Office says Deputies were called to the crash at about 4:00 pm Saturday where they found a Polaris Razor side-by-side ATV had rolled
Tried a Chukar Cherry? Celebrating 35-Years In Prosser
The company started in 1988 at the same location you'll find the company today at the Port of Benton Prosser Airport Business Park in Prosser, WA.
Circle K Murders in Yakima: Listen to the 9-1-1 Call
Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray says we may never know the motive behind these shocking and tragic killings of three innocent people in Yakima.
Yakima Lab Getting Ready To Fight Local Crime
Specialized equipment is also on order or being installed as well.
Mission Director Says Jail Time Could Save Lives In Washington
A very large supermajority will tell you about the essential role that incarceration played in their movement toward healing and wholeness.
No Arrests After Home Intruder Shot Sunday
Officers were called for a shooting and when they arrived they found a 29-year-old man dead in the back yard of the home.
Man Dies After Shooting At West Yakima Dog Park
Police the investigation continues. No other injuries were reported. Nearby Randall Park remained open during the investigation.
2 Very Shocking Recent Road Rage Incidents in WA
Yakima Police Capt. Jay Seely says many road rage incidents never get reported to police.