Ted Skroback

Multi-Media Journalist

I'm very excited to be in the Yakima area. I have loved my experience here so far and hope to build lasting memories through telling your story.

Born and raised in beautiful Tucson, Arizona; I got my dream to attend my hometown school, THE University of Arizona.   I have been in the TV business for seven years now, starting my career in high school. I've worked most of my years freelancing for sports networks in Southern Arizona when they broadcast national sports. In some facet I have worked for ESPN, FOX Sports, MLB Network, NBC Sports, CBS Sports and others. Most recently I was a camera operator for PAC-12 Networks; before that I was at KOLD-TV in Tucson as a Video-journalist for over one year.

Articles

Unique Yakima Record Store Closing It's Doors

record store

A sign that hangs outside 'Off the Record' in Yakima says owner retiring "Hey I'm 70. It's about time."
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Ongoing Grind and Overlay Update: This Weeks Closures and Delays

Road Projects

The $15 million grind and overlay project to improve Yakima streets is now 60 percent complete. Here are the streets that will be closed or delayed from Monday through Friday:
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ChinookFest Ready To Rock This Weekend

Chinookfest

The third annual ChinookFest is underway. The festival takes over a small area in Naches and has grown significantly since its first year.
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Ellensburg Police Simulate Real Life Scenarios In Training

police training

Ellensburg police went through a series of four training excercises 
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Washington Firearm Initiatives Could Mean More Work For Gun Shops

the range

At tactical supply in Yakima you can buy a manufactured gun here walk into their back to their new indoor shooting range and take a couple shots yourself.
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Tactical Supply Opens New Indoor Gun Range in Yakima

the range

A new indoor gun range openend in Yakima that is unlike any in the country.
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Kittitas County Lifts Burn Ban

Kittitas County Fire

Kittitas County had imposed a burn ban for much of the 2014 wildfire season but as fall weather moves in the county has lifted the burn ban.
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Yakima Massage Therapists Pleased to See Closures of Six Parlors

massage parlor

  Tips by Yakima residents have now led to six massage parlors being closed down within the city.
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Heritage University Building Dedication Two Years After Fire

Heritage Fire

Petrie Hall 2.0 as well as dining commons are officially open now at the University in Toppenish 
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Yakima Apartment Fire Displaces Four Families

apartment fire

An apartment fire displaces 16 residents from four units in Yakima Wednesday night.
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As Football Kicks Off Concussion Awarness Remains at the Forefront

The rate of high school athletes suffering from concussions doubled between 2005 and 2012, according to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine. Many professionals in sports medicine say the spike is due to awareness. The injury is being recognized more effectively, when before it would easily go unnoticed.
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Yakima City Council Highlights: Downtown Proposal Chosen, Utility Tax Decision Made... Sort Of

yakima city council

The Yakima City Council decided betweeen the five proposals put forth by Yakima native, architect Kathryn Gustafson. 
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Labor Day Irony: The Ones That Have to Work

labor day

Grover Cleveland established Labor Day as an official holiday in 1894 to recognize the working class of America-- While some people are traveling home or shopping for labor day deals--  many people have to ironically work during this holiday.
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96-Year-Old Uses VFW in Yakima to Stay Young

96 year old

Todays Wear Red Story isn't hard to find if you come down to the VFW right around 11 to noon. You'll find Osie Young down here and he serves the VFW just as much as they serve him
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Kittitas Fair and Rodeo in Ellensburg for Labor Day Weekend

Kittitas County Fair

The food is served, the quartet is singing, and haunted houses are in full swing... The Kittitas County Fair has been a staple in the community since 1885. 
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First Week of Classes Resume for Yakima Students

School

First day of school back in kindergarten or first grade is always a memorable experience for some people it can be a lot of tears-- but this day theres a lot of cheers for this woman's son who just started first grade today
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Random Yakima City Survey Participants Chosen This Week

Check your mail tomorrow in Yakima-- 3000 Yakima residents will be randomly selected to help with a yearly survey the city creates to see what community members think about the state of the city.
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ACLU Wins Complaint to Re-Map City Council District Lines in Yakima

city council

In a federal court ruling friday a judge decides that yakima's city council districting lines need to be updated to better include a large minority area on the northeast side of the city.
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Fire in Selah Expected to be Fully Contained by Sundown

selah fire

A fire broke out in Selah that threatens two homes after a lightning strike during this afternoons thunderstorm.
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Yakima Police to get License plate Recognition Technology

license plate reader

The Yakima Police Department will be getting new technology on eight of their police cruisers. Now they'll be able to quickly take snap shots of people's license plates and be able to identify if its a stolen vehicle.
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