UPDATE: We received notice after press time that the Morning Rotary Benevolence Dinner scheduled for Feb. 8 at CWU listed on page A7 of this week’s paper has been cancelled. Ticket holders should contact the event hosts for more information.

Cle Elum ridge propane explosion claims workshop, RV-injures one-involved multiple propane tanks, an acetylene tank and an oxygen tank-front page-photos
Tractor-trailer tire blowout triggers cab fire on I-90-took two of Willette’s largest tow trucks to clear the road-front page-photos
Heritage Distilling Co. signed for NWI Building-owners seem to possess our values for heritage and family and sense of community-front page-photos
Roslyn Mayor Neal Lockett steps down-The city needs a hands on mayor-front page

  • Year’s first national water forecast predicts limited supply west of continental divide
  • Cle Elum suspect accused of rape pleads not guilty
  • Suspect in westside shooting incident has roots in Cle Elum
  • Don’t forget to vote!
  • Weekend round of rime ice takes toll on power lines
  • Levy dollars at work in Easton School classrooms
  • New lodging tax disbursal system requires pounds of homework
  • PSE says: No record of power outage Jan. 20


  • Frankly Speaking-Scones make a tasty, energizing treat
  • Letter-Save the Teanaway-Violet Burke, Teanaway resident
  • Letter-We should have input in local decision against marijuana dispensaries-Micheal Robinson-Cle Elum


  • Ellensburg Rodeo Royalty Roundup
  • Search for Cle Elum-Roslyn superintendent of schools is on
  • They say Tim Foss was a ranger cut from Pinchot’s mold
  • What is it?
  • Seattle Seahawks vs Denver Broncos Super Bowl XLVlll
  • Lawson completes U.S. Navy basic training
  • Arthur Scott talks about his book at Carpenter Library
  • Willette-Cobb Engagement
  • Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new project

Sports & Schools:

  • Down two starters, varsity boys nuke losing streak
  • CERHS Athlete of the week-Jack Moen
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Cole Andrus