Duplex fire ousts residents into early morning-five adults, two young children and a number of pets-front page/A6-photos.

Next two winters without I-90 snowshed=longer wait times-precautions you can take-front page.

Jodi Larsen named County Chamber ‘Volunteer of the Year’-an upper county Rotarian-front page.

Winery donates $15,000 to improve city infrastructure-Swiftwater Cellars Winery at Suncadia presented check-front page-photo.

Mass Casualty Incident drill at Snoqualmie Pass Saturday-will simulate a bus accident-front page.

State & Regional News:

  • Ebola training ends.
  • Burn ban extended for three counties.
  • Power bill credit coming. 100 businesses on climate control.
  • Black Friday: Good fishing too.
  • Jobless? Some don’t want to work.
  • State Patrol says ‘Truck too big’.
  • Study says Wash. And Oregon in need of reforestation.

Regional News:

  • Anyone got a light? Roslyn’s Coal Miners Memorial to get new look.
  • Eight new planters added to downtown.
  • New underground tank caps installed.
  • Cle Elum’s budget cycle begins with ‘State of the City’ address-by City Administrator Matt Morton.
  • South Cle Elum water, sewer rates to rise, fireworks okay for 2015.
  • Peek back in Thorp Post Office history.
  • City awards Rodeo Roofing bid for city hall’s new roof.


  • Frankly speaking-Holiday kitchen Basics: SPICE IT UP-FRESH!
  • Teanaway group lobbies for restriction of off-road vehicles in community forest-Friends of the Teanaway (FOT).


  • Oh what this astronomer has seen so far.
  • Shriners Hospitals will extend health benefits nationwide to same-sex spouses.
  • CWU physicist weighs in on comet landing.
  • Red Cross downsizes, moves to all-volunteer staff in Ellensburg.
  • Gallery One expands free arts education programs with scholarships, classes.
  • WA Healthplanfinder website back online.
  • A milestone celebration.
  • Kids: Write your ‘North Pole’ Holiday Letters.
  • New app puts power to help save lives in hands of blood donors.
  • Penny Drive underway.


  • Kenneth (Kenny) Jay Rhodes.
  • Remembering Louis “Luke” Massucco.

Sports & School:

  • Bator, Jackson, Bennett take first in Patriot Pen Essay Contest.
  • Students sign up for CE-R Winter sports.
  • Easton Student of the Week-Mary Fudge.
  • Chase picks up Taekwondo awards.
  • Cross Country finishes season.
  • Watch Dogs coming to Cle Elum elementary in 2015.
  • On the road to state: WIAA 1A football scores.
  • Easton Athlete of the Week-Joe Weaver.