1st candidate enters Yakima County sheriff's race

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A Yakima County deputy sheriff has announced he wants the top job.

Steve Changala announced his candidacy for Yakima County sheriff Thursday afternoon.

Changala moved to Yakima County with his family in the mid-1970s.

He is the first candidate to announce he is running for sheriff since incumbent Ken Irwin announced he would retire at the end of the year.