(Leona) Malcolm named 2016 Pioneer Days Queen – front page (photo)

School board hires Ellision a new District Business Manager – front page/A5

State Horse Park opens tomorrow – front page/A5

Parks and Rec moves to ballot levy in November election – front page


  • Attorney General’s statement on U.S. Supreme Court pot case
  • WA Department Fish and Wildlife wants your input
  • BLM wants you
  • Submarine Vets birthday ball
  • Bill strengthens open public meetings law
  • Dent’s aircraft registration fairness bill signed into law
  • New utility billing rules protect consumers
  • Tsering named state’s corporations director
  • DNR accepting Community Forest Trust nominations
  • He’s a WSU Cougar now
  • Steelhead license plates
  • Free turkey hunting clinic
  • Kittitas resident dies in vehicle accident
  • April events on the horizon
  • Bass receives award for work in chemical dependency counseling (photo)
  • ARRF anticipates breaking ground on a new animal shelter in coming weeks
  • Law enforcement patrols to focus on distracted drivers
  • Sanders prevails at caucus in Cle Elum (photo)
  • Swauk Pine Restoration Project moves toward end of comment period
  • Elliott back in the race for Berndt’s seat (photo)
  • No. 6 Road construction project to begin early
  • Student spring break schedules
  • Cascade County PAC sets meeting
  • In April: Law enforcement patrols to focus on distracted drivers
  • How we do Easter (photos)
  • Searching by flashlight for the golden egg (photos)


  • Frankly Speaking – Stout Gardening: Set It & Forget It!
  • Letters: Upper Kittitas County public enterprise (Gary Hammons); Beware Senator Cantwell’s bold vision for water (Bill Campbell & Chris Maykut); Trib support of community event appreciated (Mayflower Christian School); Applause for coverage of Grange chili cook off (Claire Lucke); Kudos for wrestling coverage (Chad & Fran Moen)


  • Snapshots of an amazing career on the sea  (photos)
  • Crawford named for governor’s Volunteer Service Award (photo)
  • Cle Elum P-Patch wants you
  • Last free contra dance until winter
  • Norm Stamper to speak on ‘policing police’ at CWU April 5 (photo)
  • Meet Suncadia’s Joe Walsh (photo)
  • DNA Is Not Destiny film to air April 7 at CWU
  • A serenade at Sons of Italy Spaghetti Feed (photo)
  • 133rd Army Band Concert at the Grange on April 9
  • Cle Elum’s Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest receives grant for expansion (photo)
  • Bullfrog roundabout cleanup (photo)
  • Plant a pollinator garden and enjoy the many benefits
  • Help fill in a missing chapter of history (photo)
  • Food bank in Easton continues to feed the hungry (photo)
  • Pig roast in downtown Roslyn (photo)
  • Kittitas Valley Event Center awarded grant
  • Raffle Winner (photo)
  • April Fool’s Day – Not just a joke


  • Michael A. Waller
  • James Edward Loso


  • Softball sweeps Cashmere to remain undefeated (photos)
  • $20K in scholarships, deadline April 1
  • Baker rack up two medalist honors in first week of golf
  • Warrior bats can’t keep up with Bulldogs (photo)
  • School district concerts accent arrival of spring (photos)
  • Warrior track team debuts in East Valley, Board take first in triple jump
  • Warrior girls tennis team only one to earn a win in opening week
  • Razee, Razee and Fudge, Fudge take top team finishes at Ephrata
  • Bowling league report
  • Athlete of the Week: Mary Fudge, Easton School
  • Student of the Week: Tanner Abourezk, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School