Hillberg welcomed back to school-Payton Strong-front page/B1-photos.

Arrests made in connection with rural mailbox thefts-joint investigation-front page.

CERHS named ‘School of Distinction’ for 2014-One of only 17 in WA State to receive award-front page/A5-photo.

IRS scam hits upper Kittitas Co.-many versions of this scam-front page.

Deadline for Water Bank metering contractor extended-see proposal deadline-front page.

Regional News:

  • Snowmobile Safety Week.
  • Forest Service collection areas closed for the season.
  • Horse Park 2015 calendar filling, grant-funded bleachers requested.
  • Tree damages ski lift.
  • Roslyn Fire Department aims to lower city’s fire protection rating.
  • Man injured, charged with DUI after I-90 rollover.
  • Semi-truck spills biosolids into Swauk Creek off SR 97.
  • Five miles of fiber optic laid in Roslyn.
  • Trucker injured in I-90 after striking vehicle parked on shoulder.
  • Moses Lake family injured in icy rollover.


  • Frankly Speaking-Spice profile: Tales of Tumeric.
  • Letter-Special treatment-Kelli Conner, Cle Elum.
  • I think God would want us to forgive bad choices-Vi Ferguson, Cle Elum.


  • Rotary’s INTERACT youth group raises $1,500.
  • Community radio station hosts producer workshop for everyone in the family.
  • Take precautions for a family member with dementia.
  • Meet ARRF Animal Rescue’s Pet of the Week.
  • Annual Dream Dinner makes almost $6,000 a reality for youth programs.


  • Anna Marie Burnett.
  • Doris Talerico.
  • Gena E. Bailey (Roberts).
  • Eugene McDonald.

Sports & school:

  • Iron Paws dog racing season begins.
  • Three students make honor roll at EWU and YVCC.
  • Win lose or draw on the court, you gotta hang together.
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Emily Lussier.
  • Easton School Student of the Week-Tina Fudge.