Planting begins at Wye Park – front page (photo)

Towns to Teanaway partnership seeks $1M trail grant – front page/A7

Learn to protect your property during Wildfire Community Prep Day Saturday – front page

County’s new Admissions Tax to be demystified today – front page

Deputies seize 14 horses as part of animal cruelty investigation – front page (photo)


  • Report on 2014 natural gas plant explosion released
  • Health Centers in WA awarded $5,036,675
  • State’s first wetland-fish ban approved
  • USFS releases draft Invasive Plant EIS
  • 2016 WA Voter’s Pamphlet art contest underway
  • Conservation Service Corps garners $3M for jobs
  • Open Prairie Rural Fund announced
  • Affordable housing grant awards $3.2M
  • Assaults in Easton trigger Sheriff’s call for information
  • April 2016: Record highs rock the Pacific NW
  • Roundup organizing for three-day July event
  • Osiadacz appointed to Roslyn Cemetery Commission
  • YMCA kids in Olympia
  • Here come the driverless cars
  • Candidate filing week May 16-20
  • Rep. Dent seeks Re-election (photo)
  • Signatures secured to ballot Upper County Port District (photo)
  • 85% supply for junior water rights holders
  • Events on the horizon
  • Volunteers excavate Roslyn animal shelter (photo)
  • Interesting trivia: Name and numbers for a familiar fear
  • Selzer hold record Mackinaw fish tale (photos)
  • Wood cutting pilot program on Cle Elum Ranger District
  • Rainier: eruptions and lahars (photo)


  • Frankly Speaking – The buzz about “new” bees
  • Great Wall and Terracotta Army top Eidemiller’s trip to China (photos)


  • CERSD Early Learning Fair a ‘grab bag’ of information (photo)
  • 1950s weekend at Museum of Flight
  • Look named Cle Elum Eagles ‘Mother of the Year’ (photo)
  • Get into the shrub-steppe on Saturday
  • Historic Thorp Mill Dinner and Auction May 28
  • Georgeson honored for 40 years of volunteer firefighting (photo)
  • Bluegrass at the Grange
  • Roslyn Museum fundraiser is Saturday (photo)
  • Highline Flute Ensemble to Perform at CWU, May 22
  • Seahawks physician to speak about concussions
  • Memorialize servicemen and women on Armed Forces Day
  • First ever Coal Mines Trail Run is a success (photo)
  • Cle Elum residents: Get your free Transfer Station vouchers
  • State Park free days remaining
  • Donate non-perishable food items this Saturday
  • National EMS Week to be celebrated May 15-21
  • KVH Hospital named in Top 100 critical access hospitals for fifth time
  • John Anderson to retire


  • Rudolph John Pasquan
  • Charlene June Lucas


  • Warriors are softball league champions after outplaying Zillah (photos)
  • Boys golf wins district championship (photo)
  • Warrior tennis has a chance at sub-district tournament
  • CERHS drops first round playoff game to Royal (photo)
  • Bobcats take podium in Yakima
  • Andrus takes first in javelin at Royal meet
  • UKC 9-Ball Pool League
  • Athlete of the Week: Anna Kelly, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School
  • Student of the Week: William Seay, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School