Upper Kittitas County Pioneer Days Pull Out-Keepsake Program-Inserted.

FIREWORKS SHOW CANCELLED-Cle Elum cancels Memorial Park July 4 fireworks show and Kiwanis disbands sale of fireworks in Cle Elum-front page/A10.

Ballard crowned Pioneer Queen 2015-front page photo/A9.

Cle Elum Council promotes Omans to City Administrator-most of councilors in agreement-front page.

Police respond to reports of explosion-Investigation revealed homemade firework was to blame for blast-front page.


Governor Inslee proclaims State of Emergency.

School board votes to extend budget for summer construction.

Early water restrictions for eastern Washington irrigators.

Eight counties declared natural disaster areas, relief programs activated.

Ronald group opts to voluntarily refrain from personal fireworks over the Fourth.

I-90 pass construction ramps up for summer.

Streamlined regulations encourage water reuse.

Water main repair affects 20 homes.

What is a USFS ‘Pole Pernit?’

Fire burns two sheds in Ronald.

Busy weekend for Kittitas County Search and Rescue.

Suncadia owners revitalize Teanaway trail in June.

Jail time for man who used Seahawks’ names to get drugs.


Frankly Speaking-Super hot weather means take extra care with picnic foods.

Editorial-There comes a time to REFUSE THE FUSE byTerry Hamberg, Co-Publisher.

County officials: ‘Please, No Fireworks’-Gary Berndt, Kittitas County Commissioner.

Chief Campbell also recommends saving fireworks for New Year’s-Chief Dave Campbell, Cle Elum Volunteer Fire Department.


Bev Ballard begins royal year as Queen.

Queen’s Poem.

Mushroom King 2015 revealed.

Photo Essay.


New building for Cottage Café.

Ellensburg telephone company penalized for billing inaccuries.

Wallace buys Roslyn Coffee Company.

Chamber hires Zabik for Cle Elum Visitors Center.


Roslyn to become dog lover’s heaven July 10 weekend.

Hawthorne Hall nails up new sign.

Roslyn’s over the river water main project underway.

Grange gets new floor.

Meet your neighbor-Blume’s raspberry patch.

Pilot route for WATV users open for use.

South Cle Elum Fire Chief bans fireworks in town.

Teanaway Community Forest Management Plan dedicated.

U.S. Forest Service expands campfire restrictions.

Mission groups improve eight Cle Elum homes.

$12.6K and going strong, local cancer drive aimed at July 18-19 fundraiser.

Cle Elum HopeSource to host DSHS Mobile Community Service Office on July 8.

Local Jehovah’s Witnesses out delivering convention invitations.


Aunties Shelly Spears.

Irene (Boedcher) Kurtz.

Christerpher Owen Farkas.

Gloria “Cissy” Dugan Petersen.

6th Annual Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally to be featured on Flippin RV’s.

Upper county food and clothing bank opening in July.

New family-friendly event at the Horse Park: Kick it Up!

Racing 180 mph over the water on your back.

Fish hatchery invites visitors to annual potluck.

Summer Concert Series at The Roslyn Yard begins Friday.


Upper County Grid Kids having twice-weekly training sessions.

Big golf tourney coming July 13.

Easton students at CWU camps this summer.

Roslyn Outdoor School finds a home.

EWU announces Dean’s List.

Walter Strom Middle School Honor Roll.

Thorp School searches for woodshop teacher.


4-H Dog Project wraps another tradition.

Heroes of the summer reading program.

Cle Elum student raising dollars to compete at nationals.