December 22, 2016 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN – (photo)
  • Eleventh Hour donations keep Roslyn Library’s 2017 budget requests off the cut list
  • WSDOT I-90 forecast for holiday weekend traffic
  • Four Washington State electors dissent in protest of 2016 Presidential Election
  • Sixty-five maijuana plants seized in Cle Elum
  • SNOW REPORT: 10 inches this week; season total is 35.5 inches

STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:

  • Healthplanfinder: signups up 13%
  • Grants to put young people to work on public lands
  • AAA projects 13,800 rescues this holiday
  • New app for birdwatchers
  • Blewett Pass closed Tuesday after collision near Liberty – (photo)
  • Rollover at Snoqualmie Pass disrupts traffic
  • Federal Way residents victims of hit and run at the pass Dec. 20
  • Cle Elum City Council passes 2017 budget but not without difficulty – (photo)
  • Cle Elum Salmon Hatchery wraps annual marking and tagging cycle – (photos)
  • State board awards $14.6M for salmon recovery projects statewide; Projects in Kittitas County garner $697,938
  • Kittitas County Chamber and Cle Elum Downtown Association team up
  • Easton School bus mishap blown out of proportion
  • Tango with a 200 pound Angus bull – (photos)
  • Commissioners to be sworn in Dec. 27
  • Habitat for Humanity christens 17th home
  • Cle Elum Post Office needs a carrier
  • Homelessness in Kittitas County is ever-present
  • $33.5M awarded for Affordable Housing
  • Diesel heaters, blankets move local construction crews through winter (Suncadia Swimming Pool project) – (photo)
  • County public works announces projects slated for 2017 year
  • Irish Eyes harvests 112,000 pounds of organic potatoes from Upper Peoh Point field – (photos)
  • Cle Elum District U.S. Forest Service Ranger station switches to winter hours
  • County burn ban expired Dec. 19

VOICES:

  • Frankly Speaking – Ho Ho Ho! A Roslyn Merry Christmas! (Recipe: Holiday Prawns)
  • Mystery of Ashley’s Sack unveiled by CWU professor
  • Ronald Ness honored with national award – (photo)

COMMUNITY:

  • Dickens Carolers spread Christmas cheer at The Lodge in Suncadia – (photo)
  • Youth Mentors needed
  • It’s Storytime: Carpenter House Museum hosts holiday story time – (photo)
  • Introducing new Kittitas Valley Healthcare recruiter Mitch Engel
  • Cattle ranchers donate beef to over 200 Ellensburg-area families – (photo)
  • Cle Elum Eagles Children’s Christmas Party a smash hit – (photos)
  • Cle Elum Eagles Ladies Craft Club load and distribute food, gifts for challenged families – (photo)
  • Roslyn Eagles Food Drive – (photo)
  • Upper Kittitas County Holiday Giving Program food for families – (photo)
  • Northwest Physical Therapy’s new employee Chantel Towle wears many hats – (photo)
  • Letters to Santa _ (drawings), B7-10
  • Kadyn Mathis’ thoughts on Santa Claus

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:

  • Charles “Chuck” Richard Allen, 1939 – 2016
  • Alice T. (Marr) Eisenman, 1923 – 2016
  • Jack Garris, 1943 – 2016
  • William “Bill” Mus, 1939 – 2016

SPORTS & SCHOOL:

  • CE-R Girls Basketball can’t quite pull off 6-0 stet to the season – (photo)
  • Athlete of the Week: MELLI RODRIGUEZ (Cle Elum-Roslyn School)
  • Student of the Week: KARLEY BURROWS (Cle Elum-Roslyn School)
  • Warriors Boys Basketball keep it close against Goldendale but can’t hang on – (photo)
  • Middle School Boys Basketball – A perfect 10-0 record – (photo)
  • Illness tries to take down Cle Elum-Roslyn Wrestlers but they still find success – (photo)
  • Bobcats Basketball nab wins before holiday break
  • Join State Parks for a First Day Hike
  • Easton School Christmas Musical – (photos)
  • GROOMING REPORT: U.S. Forest Service hits the trail to set tracks
  • Legendary Cle Elum football player Chuck Allen passes away – (photo)
  • Several Cle Elum-Roslyn students rewarded for their generosity – (photos)
  • CERSD students pledging support for Sparrow Club family – (photos)
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Schools hold winter concerts – (photos)
  • ‘Hour of Code’ melds minds and plucks heartstrings – (photo)
  • Eleven-year-old Isaac Stueckle is beyond his years
  • PLUS RECIPES, COMICS, PUZZLES, HOROSCOPE, CALENDAR AND MORE!