Holiday spirit drives Christmas in Cle Elum-Winning with Patriotic Pride-front page-photo
Council approves Wye Park bypass-to South Cle Elum Way-front page
Tim Foss retires from USFS next month-after nearly half century of service-front page-photo
Table Mountain A-Frame site now closed to public-U.S. Forest service rental cabin-front page
Tonight’s performance ‘Best Christmas Pagent Ever‘-Cancelled for tonight-front page
Holmquist-Newbry -puts district office days on hold-front page
Liberty miners on National Geographic reality TV-tonight-page A2
How an injured puppy got the Roxbys into dog sledding-page B10-photos

Christmas in Cle Elum:

  • Photo Essay by Jim Fossett and Ben Watkins
  • Vision donates dollars from event
  • A cool Christmas Parade
  • Northern Kittitas County Holiday Events
  • Regional:
  • Cle Elum business owners: Where are your B & O tax credit dollars going?
  • Free vaccines for Adults offered
  • Chimney fire spreads to attic
  • Flood Control Zone District to begin assessment of Yakima River
  • South Cle Elum 2014 budget comes in under $700K
  • Cle Elum moves toward levy to partially underwrite fire protection services
  • Bank of America passes the baton
  • Washington Federal transitions with some anticipated ‘speed bumps’


Frankly Speaking- Holiday stressed and Ho, Ho, Hungry!
Commentary-Warmth at the Heart of a chilly Christmas in Cle Elum-Jim Fossett
‘Raise the Woof’ launches to build new animal shelterKittitas Valley Healthcare named in Top 20 Critical Access hospitals nationwide


  • Do you have a home survival kit?
  • .Night of 1000 Stars’ honors Nick Burson
  • A baby of hope inspires support group for parents
  • ‘Mountain Voices” filled the air at Community Church
  • Huge cast calls for three directors in ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
  • Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast raise dollars for coats
  • New pastor in town
  • Kittitas County Chamber wants you…tonight
  • Swiftwater Cellars Winery celebrates 70-ton harvest
  • Grange hosts Community Christmas Dinner
  • ‘Dance Craze’ upper county holiday tour

Sports & Schools:

  • Warriors lose preseason opener to Connell
  • Maplewood Closeup-Trevor Clifton
  • School Winter Vacation Schedule
  • Hoffine dominates the mat
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Robin McCoy
  • Talking points about Cle Elum elementary’s art program
  • Warrior girls bow to Connell
  • Maplewood Closeup-Shayna Hyatt
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Curtis Board