December 15, 2016 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • Celebrating Roslyn Old Town Christmas – (photo)
  • Special (city/town) assessment on the table for noxious week control
  • County Treasurer to follow the law on delinquent personal property taxes /A5
  • U.S. Forest Service road closings
  • SR903 head-on crash results in injuries for one driver – (photo)
  • SNOW REPORT: 18 inches this week; season total is 25.5 inches

STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:

  • 8,400 year old Kennewick Man to come home for burial
  • Developer wants robotic apple picker in orchards
  • Columbia River to be cleaned up
  • Truck slides off South Cle Elum Way, breaks off trees – (photo)
  • Two skiers rescued near Pacific Crest Trail
  • Grants awarded to preservation projects in Ellensburg and Thorp
  • Couple charged with animal cruelty misses court date
  • Search continues in elk poaching case with offers of $9,000 rewards
  • Cle Elum Council unable to pass budget; special meeting Monday
  • The Season of Giving: Cascade Field & Stream donates $500 to HopeSource program – (photo)
  • Water Trust effort ensures Teanaway River continues to flow
  • Sixteen years and 20-plus miles later: Multimillion dollar fish passage project complete – (photo)
  • Nation’s tax program begins next month

VOICES:

  • Frankly Speaking – ‘Driving’ snow: A precautionary mountain pass tale and how I survived it
  • EDITORIAL: The Merrification of Christmas (Dr. James L. Snyder)

COMMUNITY:

  • Warm up the holidays and your family with Christmas stories Sunday at the Carpenter House Museum
  • Hospice Friends hosts ‘Tree of Love’ – (photos)
  • Guided snowshoe walks start at Snoqualmie Pass
  • Locals offer holiday season compassion to South Cle Elum Depot preservationist Donovan Gray
  • Santa takes a cookie break at the Cle Elum Bakery – (photo)
  • Cle Elum Eagles Youth Christmas Party this Saturday
  • Last day to donate winter coats at Umpqua Bank in Cle Elum – (photo)
  • Kittitas library joins surge of holiday giving

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:

  • Barbara Jean Georgeson, 1930 – 2016
  • M. Lawrence “Larry” Jovanovich, 1941 – 2016
  • Kenneth M. Vereb, 1938 – 2016
  • James Steven “Steve” Workman, 1963 – 2016

SPORTS & SCHOOL:

  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Girls Basketball off and running with four straight wins – (photo)
  • Boys basketball (CERHS) is improving but remain winless – (photo)
  • Bobcat girls (Thorp-Easton basketball) find their chemistry – (photo)
  • Athlete of the Week: Jessie Weaver (Easton School)
  • Student of the Week: Tommy Martinez (Cle Elum-Roslyn School)
  • CE-R Wrestling team takes 2nd at Bellevue tourney – (photo)
  • Chess nurtures young minds at Roslyn Library – (photo)
  • HopeSource scholarships available for after school activities
  • PLUS RECIPES, COMICS, PUZZLES, HOROSCOPE, CALENDAR AND MORE!