Pet Giving Tree spreads seeds of hope-a growing trend-front page/A7-photos
To ENJOY!-Children’s Christmas Letters and Drawings from Upper County-pages B6-8
Flood Control Zone District Awarded $254,000 Grant-from Salmon Recovery Funding Board-front page
Paperwork for water-related projects on forestland reduced-one permit instead of two-front page
Unusual tractor-trailer I-90 accident-teeter totter-front page

  • Attorney General’s statement regarding charter school ruling
  • Rural people on front lines of climate change
  • Lumberjacks clear the way
  • Coats for Kids Drive
  • INTERACT of the Cascades
  • Festive window display
  • Better Business Bureau warns of common holiday scams and frauds
  • Santa headed to Roslyn Christmas Eve
  • First winter for new Forest service law enforcement officers on duty
  • Healthcare rollout impacts locals in different ways
  • County Chamber hosts Cle Elum Holiday After Hours
  • Search and Rescue Spotlight-Bill Davis
  • $1,000 contribution
  • Courthouse renovation almost complete
  • Two suspects arrested for stolen property, vehicle theft and drugs
  • Sheriff’s substation readies to open in Cle Elum next year


  • Frankly Speaking- Here comes good food, here comes tasty food…right down healthy food lane!
  • Magical brown bag Christmas Memories by Ethel Craven-Sweet


  • Roslynite returns from Myanmar with some off-the-wall stories
  • HopeSource needs soap
  • Elves on the Shelves
  • The Tree of Love-A time of remembrance
  • GM1 Nicholas Hallmark awarded service medal
  • Roslyn Riders disburse annual charity donations

Sports & Schools:

  • After funky preseason, girls open season at Goldendale
  • Cheerleaders participate in Disney Christmas Parade
  • Thorp High School Student of the Week-Wyatt Shelton
  • Kelso’s Closet helps families and children
  • Comebacks, strong defense highlight boys preseason
  • Maplewood Closeup-Blake LeMoine
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Michael Baunsgard
  • Grapplers define themselves

Holiday Fun:

  • No matter what he gets for Christmas, this First Grader’s glass will be half full
  • Thorp School Concert Celebrates ‘Christmas Around the World’
  • Holiday concert reveals local talent