AUGUST 17, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

FRONT PAGE NEWS:

  • Tuesday collision on Bullfrog Road; Man airlifted to Harborview with serious injuries after impact with dump truck  – (photos)
  • 21st Annual Cruise Cle Elum Car & Motorcycle Show rolls in this Saturday; special section preview on pages B5-10
  • Roslyn  City Councilor Scott Gray resigns
  • Fire District 7 receives grant to fund full time firefighters; special commissioner meeting Aug. 17

STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:

  • Authorities searching for two fugitives who escaped Goldendale DNR fire work crew
  • Lightning strikes trigger five wildfires 4.5 miles northeast of Lake Cle Elum – (photo)
  • WA State Primary Election turnout approved 27%
  • Two semis roll over on I-90 near Easton forcing ‘major cleanup effort’ per WSP – (photos)
  • USFS, DNR campfire restrictions expanded, woodcutting suspended
  • Lodging Tax Application changing, training available
  • BNSF Railroad crews repairing rails in our area – (photo)
  • Easton School District hires Dawn Bechtholdt as new principal – (photo)
  • ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ patrols underway Aug. 18 – Sept. 4
  • Front porch deer viewing – (photos by Kathy Nesse)
  • Local officials garner higher PILT (Payment In Lieu of Taxes) payout from State
  • Kittitas County closes Bowers Field runway
  • Weekend water and land rescues in Kittitas County
  • Digging the $12M hole: Lake Cle Elum Dam Fish Passage Project takes another step – (photos)

VOICES:

  • Frankly Speaking: Kale the Season Finale Part 2 – (photos)
  • AN OPEN LETTER: Hate Groups have no place in our communities – U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)
  • State Attorney General Bob Ferguson publishes opinion on Executive Sessions
  • AG Ferguson argues agricultural workers must be paid fairly for all time worked

COMMUNITY:

  • ARRF’s ‘Nibbles & Sips’ even raises big money for animal rescue – (photos)
  • 95th Ellensburg Rodeo features Xtreme Bulls Tour finale
  • State calls for volunteers: Count people who walk or bike during Sept. 26-28 survey
  • Free 4 All gives folks chance to exchange items at the low price of $0 on Aug. 26
  • High Country Log Show on Sept. 2-3
  • John and Judy Plesha celebrating 50 Year Anniversary – (photos)
  • CWU Balloon to live stream eclipse from on high
  • Call 8-1-1 before you dig
  • Japanese delegation needs a lift

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:

  • Dillon Scott Reagan, 1991 – 2017
  • Memorial Service: Brenda Lee Allenbaugh
  • Memorial Service: Joseph (Joe) Starcevich

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