Lance Tormey hails from Yakima, Washington. He's dedicated his life to journalism. Tormey has been delivering local news, opinion analysis, and sharing captivating stories to Washington State listeners for over 3 decades. Lance covers hard news like gang shootings, wildfires, local and state elections, skiing news, outdoor activities and local government. Lance is a 1982 graduate of Eisenhower High School. After graduating from Seattle University in 1987, Tormey started his radio career in Moses Lake and moved to Yakima in 1990. He's married to his elementary school sweetheart and has a 25-year-old daughter who is an ICU nurse.
Shed Those Studded Tires or Face a Big Fine in Washington State
There is no individual exception or “out of state waiver” to the studded tire dates.
Ever Wanted To be Abducted by an Alien? It’s Likely in Washington
Skyhomish, WA is just one of several cities in Washington that you're likely to be abducted in.
Walmart Sick and Tired of Crime Moving Out of Portland Oregon
The company has announced its closing the final two locations at the end of the month because of record breaking retail theft that's impacted the companies bottom line.
Cheaper Diesel in Your Tank? It’s Happening in Washington State
The price of diesel are down nearly $1.50 per gallon since reaching record-levels last spring and now stand at an average of $4.35 per gallon.
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.
2 Very Shocking Recent Road Rage Incidents in WA
Yakima Police Capt. Jay Seely says many road rage incidents never get reported to police.
If You Use EzriCare Artificial Tears Health Officials Say STOP
The outbreak is currently among 55 people in 19 states including Washington state where officials say one person has died.
Tired of Wildfire Smoke? Lawmakers Hoping to Clear the Air
The Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz says she has a solution.
Own a Kia Or Hyndai? Your Vehicle Could Be Easy To Steal
The decision to not insure the vehicles only applies to new policies. Current policyholders can renew insurance as necessary.
More Pain At The Pump in Yakima As Gas Prices Rise
Officials at GasBuddy say the statewide average is $4.12 cents a gallon.