CERHS christens new George Stimac Track-Sends nine to Districts-front page-photos

New chief named for Kittitas County Fire District 8-with the department for over 10 years-front page-photo

WA drivers by the numbers: Buckling up and testing-Enforcement patrols slated May 20-June 2-front page

Kittitas County celebrates National Public Works Week-May 19-25-front page

Compost facility sitting still on hold-Despite reports that Vantage siting process was abandoned-page A2

Court clears city cop-of violating and attempting to violate a restraining order-page A2

Locals rally for Stan the Man-with private dinner party and public concert featuring the Willies-page B3-photo


  • Digging into rose shortage
  • County fire Marshal issues burning limits
  • Deputies arrest armed, barricaded probation violator
  • Penalties pending for past due personal property tax returns
  • Manweller’s TV reception bill signed into law
  • New visitor center officially opens


  • Frankly Speaking-Plant a thought, plant a row, pick a tree
  • Letter-Cle Elum Roslyn Chamber Alive and Well!-Gary Hammons-Cle Elum
  • Letter-I had a lot of help, folks-John Del Gaizo-Cle Elum letter carrier
  • Letter-Help for missing boy search?-River Melos-Cle Elum


  • Firewise means people, too
  • Hamsters raise expectations of tech billions
  • Anne Zirk to turn 96
  • Kasowski sworn in
  • Senger earns green certificate
  • Ye Olde County Faire in June
  • Freewheelin’ woman to glide through Cle Elum

Sports & school:

  • CERHS Golf blasts to League Championships
  • Exodus for high achievers has begun
  • Middle School Sports season Wrap
  • Stahl donates hair
  • Warrior lady fastpitchers whup up on the competition
  • Easton School Student of the Week-Janet Santiago
  • Thorp Easton Track and Field roundup
  • Young Warrior baseball team paves warpath to state
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Quinton Peppin
  • Celebration of Learning slated for May 22
  • Dodgeball event to be held at Walter Strom Middle School
  • Two sections of Yakima River to open for hatchery spring chinook fishing
  • Three area girls play on Tacoma soccer team