HEADLINES for the Week of August 21, 2014-Northern Kittitas County Tribune
WILDFIRE CONTAINMENT: South Cle Elum Ridge 87%, Snag Canyon wildfire 87%-front page/A1.
Local Loggers Deploy-to John Day area-front page-photo.
Twin monuments dedicated next week-erected in downtown Cle Elum-front page.
Reduction of property assessments for fire damaged property possible-claim form may be downloaded-front page.
Structure fire hospitalizes Roslyn woman-92 year old Lucy Cusworth-front page-photo.

  • County’s first retail marijuana store opens Monday.
  • Injured hiker rescued from Waptus Lake.
  • Call out to historians familiar with local Fire Department.
  • Get ready to apply for your share of $230,000 in county lodging tax dollars.
  • Another 10,000 sockeye trucked to Lake Cle Elum.Reichert to tour Teanaway.
  • Governors again urge Congress to end practice of ‘fire borrowing’.


  • Frankly Speaking-Harvesting garlic is easier than you may think!
  • Letter-Visitors enjoyed The Wall and Barn Quilts tour-Dorice Travis-Seattle.
  • Unintended omission-David Porter Sr., Roslyn.


  • British Isles to invade Roslyn Aug. 30 for annual heritage night.
  • 8th Annual Pig Out for kids is today.
  • Museum seeks donations.
  • Roaring dragster awes Cruise Cle Elum crowd.
  • Public comments sought on water quality in Yakima River tributaries.
  • Visiting dignitaries stop at Cle Elum Eagles.
  • Roslyn’s Coal Miners Festival coming Labor Day weekend.
  • Mountain Voices Christmas Choir starts practice September 4.
  • High Country Logging show rises again Aug. 30 & 31.
  • Upper county resident Marj Charlier finishes another book.
  • Volunteers needed for pancake breakfast.

Sports & School:

  • Grid Kids to play first games on Saturday, Aug. 23.
  • Easton School’s Jensen retires from coaching.
  • Strahm rocks at world archery championship.
  • Middle and Elementary schools get new carpet.
  • Dollars for Scholars golf tourney garners $9,000 for students.
  • Mayflower Christian School moves to Roslyn.
  • Area school start dates and a poem that says it all.
  • Isaac Wersland lands batting champion award at World Series.
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn School District budget factoids.


  • Claire Mamizuka
  • Carl D. West