Bev Ballard named Pioneer Queen 2015-Queens chosen for deep roots in the community-front page/A5-photos.

Two airlifted to Harborview after head-on collision with semi truck-on Nelson Siding /Road-front page-photos.

Mid-April water supply forecast bleaker-Jr. water rights owners down to 54% supply-front page.

Candidate filing week-May 11-15-front page.


  • WA State Dot I-90 weekly Travel Advisory.
  • Women’s rugby rules.
  • WA L&I medical benefits increase.
  • USDA announces water quality and energy projects.
  • Govenor signs request to bolster ID theft task forces.
  • Govenor calls lawmakers back for 30-day session.
  • Epicemter of WA 1872 earthquake discovered.
  • College Civics Week May 4-7.
  • VA expands health program eligibility.
  • Writers series brings Allison Joseph.
  • Wildfire Preparedness Day-May 2.


  • KCFD-7 women rise at annual awards banquet.
  • Cle Elum City Council puts fire department levy on Nov. ballot.
  • Fire District 6 replacement Station 62R construction underway near Lake Cle Elum.
  • Bio Blitz students learn outdoors.
  • Musso sentenced to 15 days in jail for third degree theft.
  • Root rot at Wish Poosh.
  • Sunday tragedy at I-90 rest stop.
  • Help combat Heroin/Opioid Overdoses-attend May 5 2015 Overdose Summit.


  • Frankly speaking-To water or not to water.
  • Letter-Weber Family still considers Cle Elum their ‘home town’.
  • Public invited to comment-Guidelines for prescribing narcotics revised to help health care providers treat pain more safely.


  • Holidays are in the rearview mirror, but the need for food is still here.
  • Habitat and Lowe’s team for National Women Build Week.
  • Letter Carriers’ FOOD DRIVE Sat. May 9, 2015.
  • ARRF Animal Rescue is holding a T-Shirt design contest in advance of its art show.
  • The story behind the quilt.
  • South Cle Elum Park hosts. Wind Valley Scripture Scholars take first.
  • Get the dirt on dirt.
  • Choral group performs free concerts May 1 & 3.
  • Oklahoma student seeks info on upper county resident.
  • Wild Horse Wind Facility’s wildflower walking tours May 9.


  • Cecelia Maybo.
  • Helen Tazer.
  • Carolyn Joann Cusworth.


  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Warrior Softball is on a heater.
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Matthew Anderson.
  • Sun Country Ladies Golf kicks off season.
  • WSMS student Victoria Hockenbury to compete in state gymnastics tournament.
  • Easton Athlete of the Week; Aiyana Henderson.
  • CER tennis picks up one win.Kiwanis to host 5-mile Cascade Trail Run on May 9.