• BOO-ELUM SPOOKTACULAR– front page (photo)/A8
  • Balltos rolling in promise high turnout Nov. 8th – front page/A7
  • Chain and studded tire season is here– front page
  • Legislative mandates to guide two-year Teanaway Community forest recreation planning cycle front page/A7
  • Cle Elum Schools preparing annual Veterans assembly – front page/A9
  • State parks final free day in 2016 on for Nov. 11 – front page
  • Daylight saving time ends November 6th – front page


  • Sno-Park permits went on sale Nov. 1
  • Dakota access pipeline: WA tribes call on Obama for a five-point plan
  • Gas bills for heating season still at 2004 levels
  • Cannabis stores have arrived in the upper county
  • Two Ellensburg residents killed in I-90 head on crash
  • County Comp Plan public hearing Nov. 8


  • Frankly Speaking – Aprons on! My best pre-holiday tips & tricks
  • Letter: good paying jobs are just one benefit of a port district (Jim Armstrong C.E.O. Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce)
  • Letter: There will be a Port District, you vote to decide if the UKC or county will control it. (Rick Spence – Cle Elum)
  • Letter: There are better ways to attract more business than a port district we all pay for. (Doug Weis – Roslyn Business Owner)
  • Letter: Another local resource for Medicare information (Carel Edgerly – Cle Elum)
  • Letter: For or against a candidate, let’s be respectful (Rick Spence – Cle Elum)
  • Letter: Paul Jewell should be replaced (Roger B Olsen – Cle Elum)
  • Letter: We want to see positive growth come out of coaching issues (Melissa Bates and Jim Briggs – Cle Elum)
  • Upper County voters hear candidates last debate


  • Hats off to Vatheuer and a Kiwanian legacy of trees
  • Philean Club to raffle off a turkey
  • Rotary helps fight polio
  • Umpqua bank coat drive ongoing
  • Public forum for Homeless and Affordable Housing Plan
  • Beacon of creativity lit at Carpenter House Art Gallery
  • Grange county Christmas Bazaar presented Nov. 12
  • A look at the new swim center
  • BUSTED!! (picture)
  • Autumn hues sparkle (picture)
  • Be a Flu Fighter in 2016-2017
  • Donate Blood before Nov. 15
  • Ellensburg resources showcased for Hispanic families Nov. 5
  • Monster Mash (picture)


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  •  CER Soccer wins its first playoff game
  • Athlete of the Week: Tory Coates (Thorp School – picture)
  • Student of the Week: Joey Weaver (Easton School – picture)
  • CWU co-leads $3M consortium grant to improve STEM education
  • GOOD LUCK AT STATE  Cross Country Anais Mills and Adam Rinaldi (picture)
  • Bobcats clinch berth at districts
  • Football finishes 4-5 after loss to 6th-ranked Zillah
  • Cle Elum Roslyn High School Warriors (pictures)
  • Warriors volleyball finishes season at Zillah
  • Easton Halloween Carnival a big hit (pictures)