WA State receives over 1,300 applications for marijuana licenses-Ten sent from Kittitas County-front page

USFS expands parking at Blewett Pass Sno-Park-doubling the parking capacity-front page

Writing contest gets Ludt win of a lifetime-has lasted 43 years-front page-photos

Area city councils schedule last meetings of the year-winding down with their 2013 calendar year-front page

Christmas in Cle Elum This Saturday-schedule of events-front page

Easton Community holiday spirit events tonight-it’s a potluck-front page

Local students tune-up for holiday concerts-see schedule-front page

Holiday concert, potluck at Thorp School next week-Postmaster to perform with bands-front page


  • Senior citizen-disabled persons property tax exemption program
    Holiday stage set for fun
    Hands full of heart 2
    Wildland fire-ravaged timber warms homes
    South Cle Elum raises water and sewer rates
    Application deadline coming Dec. 20 for lodging tax dollars
    Secretary of State certifies election
    City clerks appointed
    Tractor-trailer collides with fallen tree, Pass closes six hours
    Council passes 2014 budget
    Open space designated forest land application deadline
    New green dot roads open in Wenas area, gives Manastash Ridge users better quality miles
    City raises water and garbage rates


  • Frankly Speaking-Classic Christmas Cookies-Old Fashioned Roslyn style!
  • Letter-Contacting representatives of local government should be made easier-Steve Harper, Cle Elum


  • Field to Fork-sustainable agriculture conference in Ellensburg, Feb. 22-23
  • How to take the perfect family holiday portrait
  • Nevills tackles murder mystery un ‘Upper County Traditions’
  • Search and Rescue Spotlight-Bob Hammon
  • Van Meter graduates from basic training
  • Grant to CWU researchers poises the world for a revolutionary step forward
  • In God’s hand
  • Dana elected rodeo board president
  • Canyon River Ranch at work for HopeSource
  • Health Alert: Cold weather increases carbon monoxide danger
  • Candy cane donations needed for weekend
  • Christmas Trees 101: Silver, Noble or Grand?
  • Christmas cookie bake-off this Saturday

Sports & Schools:

  • Warrior girls basketball 2013: ‘Believe in us’
  • A hundred kids need your help with their learning moments
  • Middle school 4th grader appears on the radar
  • Easton Student of the Week-Mary Fudge
  • CERHS Warriors Winter Sports schedule
  • Seasoned juniors dominate Warrior Maplewood
  • CE-R Wrestling hits the mats
  • Easton Athlete of the Week-Kristina Fudge

Roslyn Winterfest 2013:

  • All Aboard the Roslyn ‘Polar Express’-photo essay

Suncadia Winterfest:

  • Family-fun holiday traditions at Suncadia-photo essay