February 9, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

  • Weekend snowstorm punctuates groundhog’s edict: Six more weeks of WINTER (photo)
  • County wage increase of $629,180 aims to help recruit, hire and retain employees.
  • SNOW REPORT: 33.5″ inches this week; season total is 105″ inches
  • STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:
  • Federal Judge grants temporary restraining order on immigration: Federal Judge in Seattle grants Bob Ferguson’s request to halt Donald Trumps order on immigration.
  • Backyard Bird count
  • Free Trees – Arbor Day Foundation
  • What will happen the the affordable care act?
  • News of the weird: Illegally Trafficking snakes – operation Kingsnake
  • 2016 Report: U.S. international trade analysis
  • Washington leads nation with 32 new Firewise Communities: DNR grants helping 21 communities, including Roslyn and Cle Elum, prepare for wildfire season
  • Seattle Women’s March sees big attendance from Kittitas County residents (photo)
  • 50-ton crane completes Phase 1 of water intake improvement project: $120,000 water intake improvement project started just down stream of the South Cle Elum Bridge.
  • Terrance Lenihan sentencing rescheduled to March 6th.
  • Public Health offers free shingles vaccines
  • Cle Elum puts new pipe thawing machine to work: Brent Bradshaw (owner of Windy Chevrolet) delivered on promise
  • cart before the horse: DNR will not recoup $39,400 from cascade field and stream or Michael Wade Weaver
  • After pursuit, three-year-old found in stolen vehicle: Driver Lalanie E. McGahan and passenger Isaac J. McGahan were taken into custody.
  • Blizzard brings crashes with it (photo)
  • VOICES:
  • LETTER: The Myth of the compassionate conservative (Bob Gritton – Cle Elum)
  • LETTER:  V.A. High School graduation ( Ronald Arthur Slater – Cle Elum)
  • Frankly Speaking – Cu-pid, draw back your bow, spend the day cooking together
  • The Seattle Women’s March experience and why I walked! (Sharon J Robertson)
  • Kittitas County expands water access: “Over the counter” permitted water rights
  • Sledding the winter streets (photo)
  • Elderly cross-country skiers located near Cabin Creek: Ken and Mary Talley
  • WA’s basic driver’s licenses just don’t pass for ID
  • COMMUNITY:
  • On the horizon for Back Country Horsemen in 2017: Teri Clarke provides a look at events on this years schedule.
  • Ellensburg Rodeo selects 2017 Royal Court
  • Angie Briski celebrates 90 years
  • Chimp Sanctuary pursuing expansion in 2017
  • Sammamish and CWU working to offer classes at Mars Hill Church
  • Marsha Weyand Day Proclaimed
  • For Newly formed collaborative, connecting trails is the endgame
  • KV Healthcare brings in executive search firm to find next CEO
  • Winter sock and glove drive begins: Swedish Cle Elum Primary Care is taking donations
  • Iron Horse brews beer and cousins (photo)
  • OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:
  • SPORTS & SCHOOL:
  • CERHS Lady Warriors basketball set to make first playoff appearance since 2006 (photo)
  • Five Warrior wrestlers advancing to regionals this weekend: Jack Moen, Joey Moen, Nate Say, Josh Say, Nick Fordham (photo)
  • Athlete of the Week: India Briggs (Cle Elum-Roslyn High School)
  • Student of the Week: Nick Kingham (Thorp School)
  • Warrior boys basketball ends with two losses (photo)
  • Fifth grade cross country ski program wraps up another season
  • Bobcats finish season tonight (photo)
  • Mari Wagsholm makes Gonzaga Dean’s list
  • Cle Elum high school and Walter Strom Middle school Honor Roll
  • Rotary’s Snowmobile FUND Run makes a triumphant return

 

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