Eugene Buenaventura

Multi-Media Journalist

"Nothing is more humbling than meeting people from our community and sharing their stories of triumph or struggle."

Eugene is a Los Angeles native, and a proud graduate of Washington State University.

Entering college, Eugene always knew he wanted a career working with media. During his college years, he produced and edited for a number of student-produced shows at school and spent a summer working with KXTG, a radio station that covered the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Oregon.

Eugene loves the Yakima/Tri-Cities region; the people are friendly, and the summer weather reminds him of home. When he isn't running around town reporting, you can find Eugene either at the gym, at home playing video games, or learning new songs on his guitar and piano.

If you have a story idea for Eugene, or want to guess his height, feel free to email him at  EugeneB@kapptv.com

Twitter - @EugeneKAPPKVEW

Articles

Dance Team Earns National TV Spot

CWU Dance Team

Eight members from the CWU dance team are earning precious seconds of fame.
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Three Named Ted Robertson Award Winners

Ted Robertson Winners

Three men will be honored this fall after being named Ted Robertson Community Service winners.   
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Candidate Signs Creating An Eyesore For Some

Candidate Signs

As we approach the August Primary, you may have seen an increasing amount of signs posted around our area.
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Man Passes Out On Federal Courthouse Flagpole

Rescue Teams

An elderly man is recovering this evening after passing out on a flag pole this afternoon.
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Ellensburg Woman Collecting Donations for Fire Victims

Teresa Whitworth

While firefighters work to build fire lines around the Carlton Complex Fire, a local Ellensburg woman is gathering goods to take to the victims tomorrow.
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MLK Jr. Underpass Prepped and Primed to Open

MLK Underpass

Travel time in downtown Yakima may get shorter, starting this week.
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Hops Could Cost a Pretty Penny

Hops

We're just a couple more weeks away from hop harvest season in our area, and growers in our area say they could be asking for more money this year for their product.
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Two Homes Destroyed in Fire

Gleed Fire

An elderly woman is out of a home tonight after a fire destroys her mobile home and another yesterday evening in Gleed.
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Nile Valley Days This Weekend

Nile Valley Days

People from around the Nile Valley are coming together this weekend to celebrate the 39th annual Nile Valley Days.
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Sunnyside-Mabton Bridge Closed for Repairs

Sunnyside-Mabton Bridge Closure

Drivers between Sunnyside and Mabton will have their drive times hampered over the next few months.
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Fire Displaces Family of 11

Alejandro and Victoria Davila

A family of 11 is displaced after a fire burns through their home.
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Council Members Put Hold on Utility Tax Cut Proposal

Yakima City Council

Yakima city leaders are pushing back a proposal to lower utility taxes.
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Staying Cool in Ellensburg

Floater

We hit triple digit temperatures today, and if you were in Ellensburg, there's a very good chance you found a lot of people at the local watering hole.
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Third Plea Deal In Canyon Murder Case

Heriberto Villa

A third plea deal is struck in the Yakima Canyon double murder case.
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Yakima City Council May Lower Utility Tax

Utility Tax Hearing

The Yakima City Council will be asked to lower utility taxes during tonight's meeting.
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Naches Heights Firefighters Searching for Potential Arsonist

Lesly Kezele

Firefighters in Cowiche have their hands full these days -- they're on the lookout for who they believe to be a potential arsonist.
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Coroner: Wapato Man Was Shot in the Chest by Tribal Officer

Toppenish Ofc Involved Shooting

The Yakima County Coroner says a bullet wound the chest caused the death of 42 year old Ira Arquette last Friday.
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Chase Ends in Fatal Officer Involved Shooting

Toppenish Ofc Involved Shooting

FBI agents are handling a scene just outside of Toppenish after a police chase turns deadly this morning.
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A Change of Command

Lt. Col. Jason Evers

Dozens of friends and colleagues gather at the Yakima Training Center this morning to witness a changing of the guard.
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New Shooting Range for County Law Enforcement

Shooting Range

It's a couple years in the making, but it looks like Yakima County law enforcement finally has a place to sharpen their shooting skills.
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