City gears up for Olympic size parade-Cme meet Cle Elum’s two-time Olympian Patrick Deneen-front page

Early Learning Fair educational-lots of interaction-front page/B8-photos

Panel weighs in on wolves tomorrow night-features speakers with diverse viewpoints-front page

House of Reps. Approves bill banning medical marijuana collective gardens-almost in harmony with the city attorney’s recent move-front page

South Cle Elum manhunt ends without struggle-rumor sparked manhunt-front page


Kittitas County’s new proposal for groundwater regulation is on the table

  • 134-day search for missing dog ends with happy family reunion
  • ARRF capital campaign to build animal shelter gets ‘turbine-class’ boost
  • Kittitas County Unemployment takes a dip
  • CWU Job Fair tomorrow
  • Hospital District 2 buys a ‘better view’ aimed to help victims and rescuers


  • Frankly Speaking-How to shovel a ton of snow without (too much) strain
  • Letter-Time to speak up on well issue-Violet Burke, Cle Elum
  • Tragedy leads to inspiration for college student


  • City’s big salmon release on schedule
  • A Spirited Event
  • Genealogical Society offers pioneer workshop
  • Local kids move to conference-level competition
  • Cascade Field & Stream fuels shooting range project with annual fundraiser
  • Health Insurance deadline is March 31
  • Suspects sought in two local business robbery incidents
  • Eagle Scout represents Central Washington at legislature
  • 4-H delegates to Olympia
  • One Book, One County-Everyone read the same book at the same time
  • Dickinson graduates from military training
  • Who, Who hijacked Sherman the ‘Super Bowl’ Owl
  • Seussapalooza this Saturday

Sports & Schools:

  • How to lose a quarter to a five-year-old on a technology bet
  • School district’s young authors explode with imagination
  • Easton Student of the Week-Natalie Riste
  • Cle Elum headed to state
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Matt Dellinger