AUGUST 31, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

FRONT PAGE NEWS:

  • Kittitas County declares ‘State of Emergency’ as Jolly Mountain wildfire grew to 4,682 acres by Tuesday [Aug. 29] , A9– (photo by Deidrah Wright)
  • Kittitas County Fire District 7 accepts FEMA grant to hire full time firefighters, A8
  • Roslyn Coal Miner Days Festival Labor Day Weekend
  • I-90 Travel Alert for Labor Day Weekend

STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:

  • Input sought on updates to Animal Welfare Act licensing requirements
  • Hypertension, obesity contributing factors in Washington maternal deaths
  • Ecology garners $3M to protect water quality
  • Washington teens protected against cancer-causing virus
  • Pre-fab music building construction began this week at Cle Elum-Roslyn Schools – (photos)
  • Morgan Creek resident Bob Annis wraps home in foil; Fire officials offered lakeside communities a wakeup call – (photos)
  • FIREWISE – Up close and Personal (sponsored content)
  • Daily Jolly Mountain Fire trap line gets the word out in the Upper Kittitas County – (photo)
  • Jolly Mountain Situation Leader Sonya Feaster reports on infrared photography during night flights over the fire
  • Cle Elum Downtown Association reveals concepts for revitalization
  • Kittitas County calls for event and project Lodging Tax Grant applications by Sept. 29
  • Hearing examiner rules for the county in Mountain River Trails case

VOICES:

  • Frankly Speaking: I’m Feelin’ My Oats! – (Bonus: Steel Cut Oats Recipe/photos)
  • Trib’ Around the World to Wyoming with Ron & Nancy Smith

COMMUNITY:

  • 2017 Bull of the Woods Steve Jones – Getting to the roots of a local logger’s history – (photos)
  • Teen girls Parker and Greta Mayer awarded $5,000 grant for robots – (photo)
  • Kittitas County 4-H Junior Livestock sale to feature over 200 animals – (photo)
  • Carpenter House Museum Yard Sale yields $1,600 – (photo)
  • New this year: Designated areas for smoking and gaping at September’s Kittitas County Fair
  • Cruise Cle Elum “Best of the Best’ and 2017 Winner’s Circle – (photos)
  • Cherry: Harold Ashurst’s 50-plus-year-old JEEP Willys pickup truck – (photos)
  • Joe Weaver enlists in U.S. Marines – (photo)
  • Glondo Family feels the love from community supporting treatment of their premature son Angelo – (photo)

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:

  • Janet DeVere Rogers, 1923 – 2017
  • Celebraton of Life: Wilma Margaret Phillips

SPORTS & SCHOOL:

  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Warriors Football seeks tougher identity under new coach Troy Hilberg – (photo)
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Warriors Soccer comes back strong with senior experience and underclassmen talent – (photo)
  • Sun Country men’s golf club hosts Desert Aire golfers for tournament
  • Tracy Van Lone on CWU honor roll
  • Thorp students enter Kittitas High’s fall athletic program
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn School Menus
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Warriors 2017 Fall Sports Schedules
  • PLUS RECIPES, COMICS, PUZZLES, HOROSCOPE, CALENDAR AND MORE!