Fireworks complete holiday – front page (photo)

Parks and Recreation District wants to hear from the community – front page

BURN BANS POSTED – front page/A7

Ballots for the Aug. 2 Primary Election in the mail next week – front page/A7


  • WSDOT publishes 20-year framework for transportation
  • Driving and Texting
  • New aquarium opens in 2018
  • Large telescope offline for upgrade
  • Modernizing energy regulations in the USA
  • West Nile virus returns to Grant County
  • Help plant trees in America
  • $4M in grants for STEM
  • Christine Simpson appointed new Cle Elum City Councilor (photo)
  • Join The Nature Conservancy for Forestry Day in the Central Cascades
  • Rep. Tom Dent awarded
  • Subpoenas in Eyman investigation enforced by court
  • Wildland fire consumes 4.5 acres off Charter Road (photos)
  • School board discusses next budget
  • Global Leadership Summit comes to Ellensburg
  • Commissioner Osiadacz: Transition smoother than expected
  • Firefighters contain brush fire on Hwy. 10 (photo)
  • Buttons the elk gives firefighters some love (photo)
  • Grand Parade rolls in (photos)
  • Swiftwater Cellars wines garner awards (photo)
  • Rep. Reichert monthly office hours (photo)
  • State’s average wage topped $56,000 in 2015
  • A strike against big companies dodging taxes


    Frankly Speaking – New potatoes? Good ‘ol recipe! Croatian Blitva


  • Cle Elum’s connection with Star Trek‘s Bones McCoy (photos)
  • Community Snapshot: Meet Lindsey Ozbolt (photo)
  • Instrumentalist Holus Bolus set to jam at Marko’s Place July 12 (photo)
  • Toots’ marathon horse n’ buggy (photo)
  • Red Cross needs blood
  • Osmonovich says goodbye to the Air Force (photo)
  • Cle Elum natives Jake Gall and Evan Pearson graduate from Fire Training Academy (photo)
  • CWU biology professor awarded $285K for study
  • ARRF’s Plumbing complete (photos)
  • New type of carbon credit program available
  • Free Christian Music Concert
  • Salmon cannon may come to Lake Cle Elum (photos)
  • Professional horse grooming isn’t just a job – it’s a 24-by-7 vocation (photos)
  • Horse Park’s first VIP Reception (photos)
  • Fourth of July holiday weekend blanketed in red, white and blue (photos)
  • Chili Cook-Off (photo)
  • Filling up at Pioneer Days Breakfast (photos)
  • Pioneer Days Queen’s Tea celebrates family (photo)
  • Kiwanis Youth Fishing Derby (photos)
  • Gospel music delights (photos)
  • Wye Park Street Fair (photos)


  • Allsop siblings cross the finish in first place (photo)
  • Suncadia homeowners raise $64,000 for CERHS scholarships
  • Stueckle retires from high school volleyball (photo)
  • UKC 9-Ball Pool League