March 23, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

 

  • First signs of spring – Lambs at Windy N Ranch (photo)
  • Moratorium on major alternative energy systems is on – Ordinance No. 2017-002
  • Launched: Large-scale capital grant program, funded by lodging tax dollars – Paul Jewel briefed City councils in Roslyn and Cle Elum
  • Kittitas County updates first floodplain map – Mark Cook presented the first update since 1981

 

  • STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:
  • East Coast storm wrap
  • Cheapest trip to Mars yet
  • Storm spotter training
  • Rep. Frank Chopp to pay $6,469 over campaign finance allegations
  • Update on the legislature
  • More dam trivia
  • Phone app for dementia
  • Cle Elum Council continues grappling with water issues
  • Mike Hougardy appointed Kittitas County Assessor (photo)
  • Finishing touches on Safeway addition (photo)
  • Nature Conservancy to offer volunteer training in Roslyn (photo)
  • Teanaway Community Forest summer projects and funding updates
  • Comment on your recreation priorities for Manastash Ridge trails
  • State senate passes bill that would help protect agritourism businesses
  • BUSTED! Peter Thornley with his dog Margo (photo)
  • Jay Inslee signs bill assuring schools’ 28% levy-lid is secure until 2019
  • Deadline for comments on Roslyn culvert project
  • Events on the horizon
  • Upper Kittitas County delegation to attend commissioning of USCG cutter named for Munro (photo)
  • Two of the five levies in Kittitas County need repair
  • Truck accidentally rams First Street Burger King
  • Roslyn vacation rentals: first public hearing held
  • Mobile home fire claims family pet (photo)
  • VOICES:
  • Frankly Speaking: Ohhh La La, the French and their savory Onions
  • LETTER: Superintendent Reykdal: President’s budget proposal will harm students, educators (Chris Reykdal- State Superintendent)
  • HATS OFF! Snowed-in since December, 94-year old woman plowed out
  • COMMUNITY:
  • They’ve been keeping theater in schools for the last 45 years – Missoula Children’s Theater – (photos)
  • Farewell Carrie Bainter (photo)
  • Brick’s spittoon boat races keep the laughs coming (photos)
  • Back Country Hoursemen celebrate 86,000 hours if volunteerism (photos)
  • Washington wolf population continuse to grow
  • Easton: Digging out (photo)
  • Did you know? April Fool’s Day
  • OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:
  • Duane M. Fluent – July 1935- March 2017 (photo)

          SPORTS & SCHOOL:

  • Out of the chute: Razee, Smith Fudge and Clyde nail top ten spots (Thorp-Easton Bobcats)
  • Marquette wins Grandview invite to start golf season (photo)
  • Warriors softball team takes two over Warden in slugfest
  • Warrior baseball drops both games at Warden
  • Athlete of the Week: Elena Jensen (Thorp)
  • Student of the Week: Beau Breckon (Thorp)
  • Sock and glove drive celebrates donation to Cle Elum Elementary (photo)
  • Where were you in 1996? (Photos)
  • Warrior boys tennis ties with Goldendale in season opener
  • CWU publications garner Best of Show
  • Maddie Zabik well on her way (photo)
  • Senior mixed Bowling League standings
  • PLUS RECIPES, COMICS, PUZZLES, HOROSCOPE, CALENDAR AND MORE!