Bret has worked in the Union-Bulletin sports department since 1999. He began as a sports writer/copy editor, covering all types of recreational and competitive sports around the Walla Walla Valley. He took over as sports editor in 2010.
He grew up near Seattle, and attended Western Washington University where he earned a degree in journalism.
After graduation, Bret spent time working at newspapers in western Washington in a variety of positions before moving to Walla Walla.
In his spare time, Bret enjoys watching athletics on television and in person with friends and family. He also loves being outdoors and exploring new places.
The annual ‘Ride Against Child Abuse’ runs Friday through Sunday.
New WWCC softball coach Mike Michaud is having fun learning a new game, as well as getting to know his new Warrior players.
Keegan Shepard hit an early free throw to give Weston-McEwen’s girls a 1-0 lead over Union in the first game of the Blue Mountain Conference District tournament at Armand Larive Middle School here Friday.
Tyler Jones is the lone Blue Devil at the Class 4 state meet this weekend, where he is the top seed in the 500 Free and the 14th seed in the 200 Free.
Twenty-one Blue Devil boys head to Ellensburg Friday for a shot at qualifying for state.
The Union-Bulletin published a story and photo of a mysterious orb captured on a smart-phone camera by an elk hunter in southwest Oregon in the Jan. 1 Diversions section.
The Wa-Hi boys swim team open its season with the Eastern Washington Jamboree on Saturday.
Last season in the Washington state 1B/2B soccer quarterfinals, Waitsburg-Prescott met up with Northwest Christian (Colbert), with the team from just north of Spokane sending W-P home with a 5-1 loss.
Mackenzie Hale swims in the 500 Freestyle at the state meet this weekend.
Wa-Hi and Waitsburg-Prescott runners head to Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco for the races.