December 29, 2016 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • Excavator ruptures natural gas line in downtown Cle Elum; one block on First Street evacuated – (photo)
  • Roslyn conducts independent income survey
  • New affordable housing project in the works
  • Roslyn 2017 budget approved and ready for the New Year
  • SNOW REPORT: 2 inches this week; season total is 37.5 inches
  • STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:
  • Washington ranks No. 4 with highest number of Peace Corps volunteers
  • Call for comment on fishing and hunting license increases
  • New labels for pot
  • WDFW hunting and fishing license system online
  • USDA funding for Yakima Integrated Plan announced
  • Wyman fines ‘faithless electors’
  • Sawmill in upper Kittitas County among topics discussed in The Nature Conservancy’s Cle Elum open house – (photo)
  • Richard Hawk: Why you need a 300-ton crane to build a garden
  • Shoemaker Mfg. donates to Million Penny Drive – (photo)
  • Ellensburg Rodeo wins PRCA award – (photo)
  • Dept. of Ecology sets Feb. 10 deadline for comments on updated storm water permit
  • VOICES:
  • Frankly Speaking – A meatball resolution (Recipe: My Frankly Favorite Meatball Method)
  • EDITORIAL: Why not let the Heritage Club manage cemetery restoration – (Linda Ringer, Roslyn)
  • U.S. Representatives call for strengthened Police-Community relations in the new year
  • Kreidler to hold final hearing on proposed Group Health Acquisition on Jan. 3
  • COMMUNITY:
  • Teanaway History: The old wooden corral at Bussoli Field still speaks – (photos)
  • Mike Fudge’s job brings plastics and salmon eggs together – all over the globe – (photos)
  • Roslyn’s Wes Craven hospitalized
  • Kittitas Valley Healthcare nurse Hanni Johnson named DAISY Award winner
  • Upper Kittitas County loses five Pioneer Queens in 2016
  • Red Cross wants you
  • OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:
  • Edward Dale Bettine, 1929 – 2016
  • Theodore “Ted” Bronkeman, 1920 – 2016
  • SPORTS & SCHOOL:
  • CER Warriors girls basketball win a close one over Highland – (photos)
  • Thorp Middle School wraps basketball season – (photos)
  • Athlete of the Week: NICK FORDHAM (Cle Elum-Roslyn School)
  • Student of the Week: RAVEN DiMAGGIO (Thorp School)
  • CER Boys Basketball team gets their first victory with a 70-50 win over Scotties – (photos)
  • The Ghosts of Christmas Past look back at current high schoolers Letters to Santa – (photos)

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