January 26, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • ICE SQUALL FREEZES ACTIVITY: Storm Wrap – 159 mph wind gusts were just the start of it – (photos), A8
  • Cle Elum folks with frozen pipes demand city action
  • Assistant Cle Elum Fire Chief Rick Graham resigns over controversy
  • Planners overcome hurdles to move Roslyn City Hall renovation project forward
  • Town of South Cle Elum annual 3% water and sewer rate hike in effect
  • SNOW REPORT: 2.5″ inches this week; season total is 65″ inches
  • STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:
  • I-1433 SERIES – Washington State Minimum Wage Increase: Impacts by the numbers
  • U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrives at the South Pole
  • Bipartisan push continues in Washington State to raise tobacco sale age to 21
  • WA Secretary of State Kim Wyman to pay $10,115 in campaign finance violations
  • Washington State Legislators aim to protect, restrict gun rights
  • Unemployment hits new low in December (WA State)
  • DNR to recover some costs from Hayward Hill wild land fire
  • Kittitas County first responders complete winter training exercise
  • VOICES:
  • LETTER: Rethink stringing wire in the Teanaway Community Forest – (Sharon Jenson, Cle Elum)
  • LETTER: Liberal confusion [protesting] – (Bill Johnson, Cle Elum)
  • Frankly Speaking – Looking to eat healthier? This Spud’s for You! (Recipe: Best Mashed Potatoes)
  • How to Contact Your Legislators (Kittitas County, Washington State and Federal Districts)
  • OSPI to dismiss involvement in Dorn v. Washington lawsuit – (Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal)
  • WA State Hospital Assoc. lobbying state lawmakers to focus on preserving Medicaid expansion, improving mental health
  • Cle Elum couple and Ellensburg man arrested following suspected heroin death of 20 year old
  • Forecast for WA State calls for below normal temperatures, above normal precipitation
  • Locals shuttle to Women’s March on Seattle – (photo)
  • 2017 Tax filing season opened Monday, Jan. 23
  • Beekeeping 101 workshop series at Yakima Arboretum in March
  • Kittitas County Deputies Kylie Romero and Greg Marghiem sworn in by Sheriff Gene Dana
  • Cold snap leads to Bonneville Dam Hydropower demand over 10 gigawatts
  • COMMUNITY:
  • In Upper Kittitas County, Bagna Caulda isn’t ethnic – it’s personal – (photos)
  • Community Snapshot: Meet Terra Silvasy new owner of Attic Treasures Thrift Store in Cle Elum
  • Alzheimer’s support group starting soon in Cle Elum
  • CWU to host Jan. 28 presentation on Immigration: Know Your Rights
  • Ranch hands round up last stray yearling, ending good time on the run in the Teanaway – (photos)
  • Central Washington University in Ellensburg ‘snowbusters’ by the numbers – (photos)
  • Cle Elum Eagles Sweetheart Ball on for February 11
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn School District Athletics receive over $3,000 worth of donations in Chuck Allen’s memory
  • CE-R School Board featured – (photo)
  • Kittitas Environmental Education Network (KEEN) e3 Winter Fair is Saturday, Jan. 28
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  • OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:
  • Sigrid A. “Sam” Brozovich, 1947 – 2017
  • Dolores (Woidode) Chase, 1913 – 2017
  • SPORTS & SCHOOL:
  • CERHS Boys basketball play tough against Granger and follow it up with win at Highland – (photo)
  • Warriors Boys take third place at Kittitas wrestling tourney – (photo)
  • Kendra Strahm makes Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University
  • CE-R Girls Basketball drop season series to Spartans but power past Scotties – (photos)
  • Thorp-Easton Bobcat girls lock down wins – (photo)
  • Vince Glondo and Chris Keller coach kids to become future Warriors basketball players – (photos)
  • Athlete of the Week: STEVEN McHARGUE  (Thorp School)
  • Student of the Week: TAYLOR OSIADACZ (Cle Elum Roslyn High School)

 

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