February 2, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • Bill introduced to increase speed limit on I90: WA State Senate Bill 5053 makes the maximum speed 75 miles per hour
  • Sledding winter trails at Rotary FUNdrun (photo)
  • Washington state sues Trump over Executive Order on immigration. Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit in federal court. (Governor Inslee: Lawsuit is first of its kind nationwide)
  • Firefighters respond to several incidents over two-day span – (photo)
  • SNOW REPORT: 6.5″ inches this week; season total is 71.5″ inches
  • STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:
  • Bills address smartphone crisis: Distracted drivingHB1371 prohibits any hands on interaction
  • Candidates sought for Wolf Advisory Group
  • Car dealership fined for sexual harassment – Greenacres Motors admitted to the allegations
  • Hunting and fishing licenses available now
  • number of homeless students climb
  • Windy Chevrolet owner pledges purchase of equipment to thaw Cle Elum’s frozen water pipes. Owner Brent Bradshaw felt an obligation to find out how he could help.
  • VOICES:
  • LETTER:You’re right Bill, violence never is the answer(Doug Johnson, Roslyn)
  • LETTER: Say “NO” to heroin safe injection sites– (Fred Marion, Cle Elum)
  • LETTER: No Violence, No Confusion Among ‘Liberals'(Pico Cantieni and Margy Taylor, Cle Elum)
  • Reykdal: Washington Doesn’t Prioritize Education Spending
  • Frankly Speaking – Crock on – Belly warming winter slow cooker stew recipe
  • Check before you burn, call-in illegal burns: waburnbans.net
  • Rep. Tom Dent’s first legislative update of 2017 features info on wildfire planning
  • NOAA: This winter is classified EXTREME
  • MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE: Impacts to local employers (initiative 1433)
  • With a year under its belt, upper county mentor program seeks growth
  • USFS seeks comment on project proposed for lake Cle Elum
  • Feb. 15th deadline for comments on Federal Education plan
  • Kittitas County tax roll certified, statements in the mail Feb. 17
  • State Patrol searching for Dennis Mouth
  • COMMUNITY:
  • NERDY GIRLS – Kittitas County’s answer to the gender gap in high-tech job markets. Sisters Greta and Parker Mayer want to get school age girls positioned for good paying high tech jobs
  • Habitat movie night Feb. 11
  • Wind Valley team takes 1st Place at Bible Bowl
  • Michele Heil’s massive cookbook collection is nearly 50 years old
  • One Book One County kicks off tomorrow “The Things They Carried”
  • Grange scholarship dinner coming February 11
  • Free shingles vaccine
  • OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:
  • James Robert Seifert, 1929 – 2017
  • SPORTS & SCHOOL:
  • CERHS Warriors bottle Lightning with win over La Salle for first time in at least 8 years – (photo)
  • Bobcat girls in position for postseason action play – (photo)
  • calling all young outdoor writers
  • Yakima Valley College Hosts ‘Engineering Day for Kids’
  • Warriors wrestling begins postseason Saturday after three wins in Zillah
  • Athlete of the Week: JOEY MOEN  (Cle Elum Roslyn High School)
  • Student of the Week: OWEN STEWARD (Cle Elum Roslyn High School)
  • At  the 5 month mark, Students, Principal laud woodworking class
  • three locals make YVC Dean’s List
  • After La Salle loss, boys ball looks to finish on a high note – (photo)

 

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