‘Paint the Town Purple’ strikes upper county area (Ronald Parade) – front page/A8 (photos)

Three Dunnagan Avenue dogs at center of ongoing controversy – front page/A7

Arthur Scott announces his retirement from Cle Elum City Council – front page/A7

Two injured in Monday rollover avoiding mattress on freeway – front page

Big Creek Trails rezone to be aired at July 14 public hearing – front page

Grange hosts Candidate Night forum July 14 – front page


  • USFS to modernize the agency’s permit system
  • Feds to fund WA health centers
  • Fine for littering with lit tobacco products
  • Gregoire honored
  • OSPI to host forums on the Student Succeeds Act
  • Atmospheric phenomena (photos)
  • L&I garners $200K grant
  • Assistance for rural Utility customers
  • Seattle doctor charged with theft of $359,000
  • Coroner’s office takes up the charge to prevent infant deaths (photo)
  • Royal Court visits Cle Elum (photo)
  • Traveling out of town in July? Don’t forget the State Primary Election is Vote-By-Mail
  • Events on the horizon
  • Interact Club celebrates 10 years of local youths contributing to community projects (photos)
  • Three Cle Elum riders return from International Snowmobile Congress (photo)
  • Up to $10k for information on church arson fires
  • Basketball court taking shape (photo)
  • Rob Lowery says goodbye to KXLE (photo)
  • First responders to get emergency throw ropes
  • Car accidentally crashes into Safeway store (photo)
  • State Attorney General continues to go after Eyman


  • Frankly Speaking – Wilty, tilty, soggy and brown
  • Letters: Speak up to prevent animal hoarding; ordinance needs to be more clearly define (ARRF Animal Rescue Board; Relay For Life Committee appreciates Paint the Town Purple Participants (Your Relay for Life Committee); Better Plan for Shady Acres and the Upper County (Mark Auslander); Trooper says do not provide alcohol to minors; consider the consequences (Trooper John Bryant)


  • Carpenter House Museum featured Artists of the Month (photos)
  • Seahawks to visit Ellensburg this Sunday
  • Entries for the 2016 Kittitas County Fair now being accepted
  • Duo produces first music DvD (photo)
  • Area summer reading programs in full swing, not too late to register
  • ARRF Pet of the Week: Cooper looking for love (photo)
  • Community Snapshot: Meet Suncadia event planner Sally Conway (photo)
  • Vintage Trailer Rally glowed with color, personalities and good-time yammer (photos)
  • The truth about hot peppers


  • CERHS graduates hit the motherlode in scholarships (photos)
  • Kids end school year on a high note (photos)
  • Walter Strom Middle School Spring Concert (photos)
  • Locals make CWU honor roll for spring quarter
  • Easton School District Honor Roll
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Honor Roll
  • Walter Strom Middle School Honor Roll (photo)
  • UKC 9-Ball Pool League