4.4 Magnitude earthquake near Cle Elum briefly shakes the county Wednesday-Kittitas county residents respond to NKC Tribune question on Facebook-pageA4.

Hospital District 2 meets-discuss new ambulance and recap January stakeholder meeting-front page.

Spring-like weather returns-One of first robins at Laurel Hill-front page-photo.

Roslyn Urban Forest chair reports successes in 2014-other council business-front page/A5.

Demolition and $25K grant win-promise good things for Roslyn-front page/A5-photos.

Four awarded $75K in lodging tax fund capital project dollars-WA State Horse Park, Roslyn and Yakima Canyon benefit-front page.

Feb. 28 snowmobile event now cancelled-with no snow-front page.

State & Regional News:

  • WSDOT I-90 Travel Advisory.
  • Radio, radio, radio.
  • Beekeeping 101.
  • Ferguson speaks out on Hanford Vapor Tank Plan.
  • Wolf captured.
  • Spring black bear applications due.
  • Bill to raise smoking age sails through committee.
  • Engineering Day for kids, Feb. 21.
  • WA state Centennial Time Capsule to be sealed Feb. 22.
  • Forest Practices Board approves new rule for timber harvests and unstable slopes.

Regional News:

  • Health, labeling concerns erupt in wake of governor’s e-cigarette tax proposal.
  • ‘Happy” song still playing at local gas pumps for most people.
  • WorkSource launches initiative for new jobs.
  • Bird flu strikes fourth WA flock, spreads to hawks.
  • Agreement expected to boost apple exports by $100 million per year.
  • Gold medalist Joe Rantz and a talk with daughter of this “boy in the boat’.
  • Another boy in the boat, in a Roslyn barber shop.
  • App to aim tourists at Ellensburg sites.
  • Mayor has his day in court.


  • Frankly speaking-What’s this I hear about eggs being okay to eat now?
  • Bill encourages use of electric cars.


  • Lockwood’s creation: Ceramics, wax and mid-century fabrics.
  • Two longtime Ellensburg businesses form a partnership.
  • Suncadia Resort at a yearly glance.


  • She defied the odds: Teanaway range rider retires.
  • Wolf talk and business of the day highlight cattlemen’s meeting. Meet ARRF’s pet of the week-Missy.
  • Sweetheart Ball crowns 2015 royalty.
  • Roslyn looking for ladies Saturday night.
  • Students ‘give son someone else might live’.
  • “Weird Al” Yankovich to perform at WA State Fair.
  • First Putnam Center potluck social served up.
  • Peck memory bank reaches 30-year mark at Roslyn Public Works.
  • New history book details 1930s Roslyn coal miner strikes.
  • 7th Annual e3 Winter Fair on Saturday.


  • Donna Jean Boston.
  • David (Dave) S. Wightman.

Sports & school:

  • CER Wrestlers headed to State.
  • Thorp-Easton Bobcats end debut year.
  • CWU Honor Roll Fall 2014.
  • Easton School Athlete of the Week-Jessie Weaver.
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Willow Henrichsen.
  • Elementary school recruits male role models from new WATCH D.O.G.S. program.

Take a “Trib” Around the World!:

  • Husky fans in Boulder, Colorado
  • Barry Brunson & Judy Hallisey on Galapagos Islands of Ecuador.
  • Gina Bejorklund, Jeanell Nelson & Rhonda Thompson in Europe.