Georgeson named 2014 Pioneer Queen-Roslyn resident to be crowned June 28-front page-photo.

County’s proposed all terrain vehicle ordinance supported at public meeting-About HB 1632-front page.

First comment period ends next Thursday-Forest Service Swauk Pine Restoration Project-front page.

Umpqua acquires Sterling Financial-creates the West Coast’s largest community bank-front page.

Central WA Quilt Show unfolds tomorrow-hourly Barn Quilt Trail tours also scheduled-front page.


  • U.S. Forest Service finalizes policy to promote year-round recreation at ski areas.
  • Springtime is bear-time around the county.
  • New owner discovers renovation is second priority.
  • Supt. Flatau’s successor named.
  • Pilgrim named ESD105 Asst. Superintendent.
  • Sign-up for USDA Disaster Assistance Programs restored by farm bill.
  • Cle Elum installs new webcams.
  • Brief ground and air search ends with arrest.
  • Patrolling Wanapum no drain on sheriff’s budget.
  • Measels exposure identified in County.
  • Eatery expanding.
  • Zemple announces candidacy.
  • No Kittitas Reclamation District water for pot farms-maybe.
  • Ellensburg water judged best in four-city competition.
  • Coffee and conversation.
  • On the hunt for Easter Eggs.
  • County Auditor Pettit to run for another term.


  • Frankly Speaking-Ahhh…April in Paris.
  • Letter-The Roslyn Cemeteries-Joseph Lowatchie, Sr., Ellensburg.
  • Letter-ATVs dangerous on roads-Charles Jennissen, MD, Emergency Medicine Physician and ATV Researcher, Swisher, IA


  • Easter ‘eggsalence’ in upper Kittitas County.
  • Noah’s ark has nothing on Thorp’s Newhall ranch.
  • Lowery shifts to CWU athletic post. Kiwanis Key Club cleans up at the Carpenter Museum.
  • Horse Park comes alive for spring cleanup.
  • A humbling story of giving.
  • Creating cards for soldiers.
  • Bufflehead in Teanaway River Valley.
  • 39 Suncadia condos up for auction.


  • Shirley Ann (Stimach) Garrett.
  • Bill Jones.
  • Wayne F. Gaub.


  • Ramquist-Covey

Sports & Schools:

  • Cle Elum-Roslyn fastpitchers split with Naches, tied for first.
  • Wersland’s clutch homers nuke Naches hopes for a sweep.
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn High golfers ace first league match.
  • Deputy saves life at Renton 12K run.
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Paris Sanders.
  • Warrior track and field shows well in Kittitas, rocks in Quincy.
  • Thorp High School Student of the Week-Draven Osiadacz.
  • When the clock strikes…you.
  • Fly Fishing Fair in Ellensburg