VFW donates to Rotary’s city park project – front page/A7 (photo)

Council considers renaming Centennial Park – front page/A7

March 22 (Roslyn) city council meeting is cancelled – front page

I-90 Exit 62 Stampede Pass to close for three months – front page

Sheriff’s Dept. will not have clerk in upper county April 6 – front page

USFS hosts open house for Swauk Pine environmental assessment – front page


  • Attorney General advocates legal representation for immigrant children
  • Washington State wolf population continues to grow
  • Multi-agency team addresses post-wildfire dangers in eastern WA
  • Telecoms and phishing top consumer complaints
  • Case closed: Hanford cleanup ruling ups federal accountability
  • Closure of ocean salmon seasons considered
  • Hammons moves forward with Upper County Port District proposal
  • Delinquent: 2016 county tax notices explained
  • Comment on proposed hunting rules
  • Federal Assistance available to private forestland owners for fuel reduction and post-fire restoration
  • Drinking water plant testing new filter bed (photos)
  • Rep. Dent disappointed with Gov. Inslee’s vetoes (photo)


  • Frankly Speaking – Soggy bottom days of early spring – a time to prep and plan … not plant
  • Letters: What is next for Upper County? (Violet Burke); Embrace our unique Upper Kittitas County Brand (Gary Hammons); Getting better and better (Edie Addington)
  • Ten Commandments for Open Meetings
  • Voter confusion may hinder participation in Washington state’s Presidential Election process


  • Spittoon Boat Race gives Old Man Winter a final and raucous kick in the pants  (photos)
  • Sons of Italy returns with pasta feed March 19
  • Philean Club raffling Easter hams to benefit scholarship (photo)
  • Local DAISY Award winners honored (photos)
  • Red Cross hosting scholarship program
  • 7th Annual Roslyn Student Artwalk March 19
  • Blessing of the Food potluck slated for Saturday, March 26


  • Robert Joseph Peckinino
  • Mary Lucinda (Masterson) Burke
  • Scott Edward Reagan


  • Softball starts off slugging with two jamboree wins
  • Weis medals in Othello golf invite (photo)
  • Warriors track team requests help collecting team records
  • WSMS 6th graders take 2nd at math competition (photos)
  • Easton ASB organizes dances (photo)
  • Deadline extended for $1,000 high school essay contest
  • Bowling league report
  • Athlete of the Week: Katelyn Nass, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School
  • Student of the Week: Analisa Bartholomew, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School