Patriotic Pioneer Days Grande Parade-Vets-front page photo.

Four weekend wildfires keep county’s first responders busy-read about locations-front page/A8.

County Water Bank ‘101’ forum in Cle Elum today-hosted by Public Health Department officials-front page.

Teanaway Road construction triggers public meeting-July 16-front page.

Dock Dog Championship flies in Roslyn tomorrow-through Sunday-front page-photo.


  • Don’t touch Roslyn Cemeteries, ‘our sacred places’.
  • Military proposes helicopter training site, includes small part of Kittitas County.
  • Cle Elum Industrial Fire Precaution levels increased, woodcutting prohibited.
  • Dog days of summer swelter.
  • USFS pilot route for WATV users open, but challenged in court.
  • Crystal Creek clean-up day.
  • Ready…Set…GO!
  • County chip-seal project underway.
  • Renton man tossed off his motorcycle.


  • Frankly speaking-A ‘bunny thing happened on the way to the garden.
  • Letter-Fond farewell-Charles and Randiine Glondo, Cle Elum.
  • Letter-Still Pioneer Queens-Bob and Jerri Pardini, Cle Elum.
  • Letter-Why did you ignore the danger and light fireworks?-Steve Rogers, South Cle Elum.
  • Letter-Bring pride, values and the clowns back to our parade-Vi Ferguson, Cle Elum.
  • Letter- There’s still time to fund smaller class sizes-Karen Ingalls, Ellensburg (formerly of Cle Elum).
  • Letter-Check your water bills-a faulty meter was replaced but I was not compensated for overcharges-Bob Gritton, Cle Elum.
  • Letter-Teanaway guardrail plan needs to be reevaluated-The Friends of the Teanaway board of directors, Chuck Adams, Rocky Higgins, Patrick McGowan, Sonny Thomas, and Pico Cantieni.
  • Fire chiefs grateful for restraint with fireworks, only a couple of incidents reported.


  • Youth art club unveils new barn quilt at Carpenter Library.
  • Historical Society to host pie social.
  • Celebrate upper county heritage at 36th annual Croatian Picnic July 19.
  • Blood drive slated for Cle Elum.
  • New range rider in the Teanaway.
  • Local artist Jim Schleis hosting reception on July 12.
  • Dance Craze performs at Capitol Theatre.


  • Anna Laurene Wallace.
  • Cissy Petersen.
  • Albert W. Waller.
  • Rose Josephine Gasparich.


  • Andrus takes FIRST IN NATIONAL javelin event.
  • Idaho volleyball coach hosts camp for local players.
  • 10U All-Star team finishes their season. Rotary golf tourney raises money for local projects.
  • Upcoming golf tourneys.
  • Dellinger graduates.
  • Gousse graduates.
  • UKC 9-Ball Pool League.


  • California Adventures with Guy and Dawn Bass.