SEPTEMBER 7, 2017 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

FRONT PAGE NEWS:

  • WA Governor Jay Inslee visits Jolly Mountain Fire Command  – (photo)
  • New Jolly Mountain Fire command team boss: We’re switched over… into offensive mode  – (photos)
  • Hammer came down on I-90 westbound alternate routes over Labor Day holiday weekend
  • Jolly Mountain wildfire grew to 23,106 acres Tuesday, Sept. 5; Roslyn Cle Elum declare States of Emergency
  • King Coal Coronation rescheduled to Sept. 30 in Roslyn 

JOLLY MOUNTAIN FIRE:

  • Aerial attack keeps fire at bay when conditions allow it – (photos)
  • Wildlife on the run
  • Tribune Readers Thank the Firefighters!
  • Talking with Upper Kittitas County residents who were prepared to evacuate – (photos)
  • Photo essay wrap-up of the past week’s wildfire timeline
  • FEMA provides funds to help fight Jolly Mountain Fire
  • Plans and resources available should evacuation need arise in Upper Kittitas County
  • Community Fire Briefing today [Sept. 7]

STATE & REGIONAL NEWS:

  • WA State’s first case of Adenovirus Hemorrhagic Disease in deer confirmed
  • Online report offers insights into upcoming hunting seasons
  • Pledge to drive distraction-free and get a signal-blocking cell phone
  • State officials warn of consumer rip-offs by Hurricane Harvey scams
  • New fish consumption advice for Hanford Reach, Columbia River
  • Thorp Fire Chief D.J. Evans retires as Brandon Schmidt takes charge
  • Framework for Roslyn’s new Cemetery Commission in place
  • Habitat For Humanity seeks applicants for next home build
  • Incident Command established to coordinate containment of non-native salmon in Anacortes
  • Work continues at Cle Elum Pines West development with extension of Marian Drive – (photo)
  • Cle Elum Firefighters Deborah Floyd and Shane Sheahan begin fire academy
  • DNR bans all outdoor burning
  • Puget Sound Energy tree removal project in Upper Kittitas County

VOICES:

  • Frankly Speaking: Cover me up! Benefits to cover crops – (Bonus Tips!)
  • LETTER TO EDITOR: Downtown renewal – Jane Baldock, Cle Elum

COMMUNITY:

  • Carpenter House Museum remodel: Suncadia Fund for Community Enhancement comes to the rescue again – (photos)
  • Edward Michael Slobodian turned 80 on Sept. 6 – (photos)
  • Development Disabilities Community Plan finalized
  • Seattle Coastguardsmen visit  Douglas A. Munro Memorial to prepare for 75th Anniversary event – (photo)
  • Expanded fall farm internship inspires future growers

OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES:

  • Gabriel V. Morales, 1940 – 2017
  • Celebration of Life: Wilma Margaret Phillips

SPORTS & SCHOOL:

  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Warriors Volleyball to debut tonight at Kittitas; 21 players turn out this season – (photo)
  • Wapato shuts out CE-R Warriors 14-0 in Friday football season opener – (photo)
  • School Menus
  • Easton High School Jaguars 2017 Volleyball Schedule
  • CE-R Sept. 7 Soccer game cancelled
  • PLUS RECIPES, COMICS, PUZZLES, HOROSCOPE, CALENDAR AND MORE!