Coalmine sinkhole found in Ronald-triggered attention of U.S. Dept. of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement-front page/A5 photos.

Rash of weekend burglaries in Cle Elum-entry made through front door of each business-front page.

Locals express concerns and hopes for Grizzly Bear reintroduction plan-open house attendees meet with officials-front page.

State Farm awards $500 wildfire grant-to help fund 2015 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Workshop-front page.

Oyez Roslyn to conclude Saturday night-last chance to enjoy this event of readings, speakers, performances-front page.

State & Regional News:

  • Tumble Creek chosen as USGA qualifying site.
  • WSDOT Gray Notebook released.
  • Invasive plant Volunteers needed.
  • Rain Shadows 101.
  • Gray wolves up 30%.
  • Dozer Day for Kids.
  • Feds: $2M to reduce wildland fire threats.
  • Boating program reps sought.
  • March is Women’s History Month.
  • Life in WA for women.
  • Symphony of Butterflies.

Regional News:

  • Fire Chief Evans acknowledged by Thorp School District.
  • Pavement patching.
  • Discovery School may come to Thorp.
  • Celebrate 25 years with summer Greenway bike and hike trip.
  • Cle Elum Council raises water prices.
  • Horse Park announces early soft opening.
  • Long-term forecast calls for warm and dry.
  • This winter and spring: The early bird gets the tick.
  • Teanaway Road construction project contract awarded, work begins soon.
  • County Lodging Tax Capital Projects initiative on the move.


  • Frankly speaking-Got the gardening itch already/ Here’s how to scratch it now!
  • Spotlight on heritage-Derald’s chapter in upper county history: Part Two.


  • Seussapalooza raises $10,000 for Roslyn Library.
  • Beedle family welcomes third baby boy-Noah Dwayne Beedle.
  • Kiwanis donates $2,000 to support Drug Free Youth Retreat.
  • Boulet Productions back on stage this month.
  • Lemonade stand owner back on his feet.
  • ARRF Animal Rescue hosting spay-ghetti feed on March 22.
  • Kittitas Valley Healthcare welcomes five advanced practice clinicians.


  • Frances Stermetz.

Sports & school:

  • CERHS teachers represent district at CWU career fair.
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Kade Wiegert.
  • The Gashouse Gang-Chapter 2.
  • History in the making at Ellensburg Golf Center.
  • Two professionals sharing their career skills in UKC classrooms.
  • Two locals make WSU fall honor roll.
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Emily Lasswell.
  • 2015 Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Spring Sports Schedule.