Lake Kachess homeowners air concerns, prepare for possible injunction on project-‘Not a good idea’-front page-photo.

Cle Elum Council expected next Tuesday to RAISE water rates-could be 20%-front page.

Fire Dept. conducting live fire training Saturday-vacant house on Pine ST-front page.

Comment on plan to reintroduce grizzlies-Mon. March 9-front page.

Forest service opens some roads early-see USFS Advisory-front page.

State & Regional News:

  • Great Backyard Bird Count sets new species record.
  • WSIC Kreidler: Reject challenge to Affordable Care Act.
  • Motorized trails closed.
  • Protecting kids.
  • Temp, precipitation, snowfall abnormal in Cle Elum.
  • New wolf recovery laws surviving.
  • Tonight: Trace Bundy at CWU.
  • Weather bug report.

Regional News:

  • Roslyn City Hall relocates.
  • Thorp School District to pick up a new bus stop-inside Ellensburg District.
  • New business group emerges in Roslyn.
  • PSE awards $25,000 grant to local search and rescue team.
  • Park and Rec District 1 commissioner back onboard.
  • New projection shows state revenue to increase by more than $3 billion.
  • Why county taxing districts owe Wind Farm $500,000.
  • Cle Elum man booked for assault.


  • Frankly Speaking-Some easy ways to start your ‘March’ towards healthier living.
  • Letter-Potential solution to the Parks and Rec problem-Craig Nevil, Cle Elum.
  • Letter-Why should Upper Kittitas County sacrifice our water so Yakima can just dump it in the ground?-Bill Campbell, Lake Kachess.


  • Spotlight on heritage-Derald’s chapter in upper county history: Part One.
  • Roslyn Library hosting Seussapalooza Saturday.
  • DeVere retires from State Patrol.
  • Cascade Field & Stream wraps another annual fundraiser.
  • Assisting local veterans.
  • Closing out for retirement.
  • Top scams and tips from the BBB.
  • Sons of Italy to bring on the pasta.
  • Back in time at the old Roslyn School.
  • Mrs. Kittitas County hosting two upcoming fundraisers.


  • Kenneth (Ken) B. Nelson, Jr.
  • Victor E. Ryland.

Sports & school:

  • ‘Reading Across the Nation’ project-The Gashouse Gang, Chapter 1.
  • Easton Knowledge Bowl qualifies for state tourney.
  • Pendley achieves honors at Gonzaga University.
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Holly Terrill.
  • Spring sports practice-Day 1.
  • Still on the Radar-Logan Peppin in FiJi.
  • WSMS lock-in.
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Cole Andrus.

Take a Trib Around the World:

  • Superbowl XLIX in Glendale. AZ with Sue & Larry Tritt.