Pups take over Runje Field for Doggie Olympics – front page (photo)

Cle Elum Council ends ban on retail marijuana – front page/A6

Algae toxin discovered in Florito Lake – front page

Primary Election Ballot returns – front page

Project Blue Stripe – front page (photo)

Action-packed Wild West Roundup in Cle Elum this weekend, July 29-31 – front page/A5


  • Minimum wage increase officially on the Nov. ballot
  • Pork products recalled by USDA
  • Ferguson goes to court for Hanford workers at risk
  • Puget Sound may be named EPA no-discharge zone
  • WDFW needs your input on spending priorities
  • Judge and PUD Candidates answer questions at Grange
  • District 7 and DNR contain small brush fire on Swauk Prairie Road Saturday
  • WA unemployment rate remains steady
  • AAA rescued 32M drivers in 2015
  • Judge rules neglected horses to be forfeited to Sheriff’s office
  • Field trip inches grazing subcommittee toward concensus
  • Three injured in I-90 rollover
  • Events on the horizon
  • Seattle woman dies in head on collision at Snoqualmie summit (photo)
  • County chipsealing wraps (photo)
  • Biker injured after being ejected on I-90 near Easton
  • Candidates reconvene for another forum in Cle Elum


  • Frankly Speaking – Water Wisely or, How to Not Water Well
  • State Parks Commission approves cross-state trail resolution
  • Letters: The (very) thin blue line (Bill Peare)


  • Fish hatchery potluck gives community inside look at how it all works (photo)
  • Upper County’s Terry Cubbins publishes third book (photo)
  • Croatian culture celebrated in Roslyn (photos)
  • Summer reading program finale coming in August (photos)
  • Tree swallow cares for nestlings (photo)
  • KVH Hospital named in ’50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know’ list for 2016
  • Four Upper County Pioneer Days queens pass away this year (photos)
  • 1926 Roslyn preemie incubated on oven door (photos)
  • Art at the Roslyn Library (photo)
  • Pups take over Ruje Field in ARRF Doggie Olympics (photos)
  • Women’s workshop on fishing and hunting
  • Chain Gang readies for Obliteride (photo)
  • Mailbox Peak Trail getting needed attention
  • Patrick Deneen training hard for 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang
  • Graham accepts head coach position for EHS basketball
  • UKC 9-Ball Pool League