Spring is coming – front page (photo)

March water supply forecast indicates good news so far – front page/A5

Chamber opts to postpone bid for countywide port district – front page/A5

Yakima Integrated Plan passes major milestone – front page

Five candidates vie for county commissioner appointment – front page/A5

First grass fire of season reported near Teanaway – front page


  • Adapted gaming lab event for teens
  • Order signed to promote access to public lands
  • WA goes to Paris
  • DNR distributed $161.9M last year
  • Retail pot license application window to close March 31
  • Anglers only
  • Turkey hunting clinics in April
  • USDA earmarks $20M for innovative conservation projects
  • Telephone companies’ top complaints
  • 300M pounds of electronics recycled in WA in seven years
  • Chase named new ESD 105 superintendent (photo)
  • Cascade County: The proposal to split the county in two
  • March 10 meeting aims to clarify biosolid use in Kittitas County
  • Teen injured after losing control of car in standing water on I-90
  • Locals meet with USFS officials in Wenatchee
  • Household water well hotline


  • Frankly Speaking – Dragon terrifying tarragon!
  • Guest Editorial: Keeping government open (Scott Wilson)


  • 10th annual Seussapalooza is big hit (photos)
  • Heritage Club moves forward (photo)
  • County Audubon hosts photographer Showalter (photo)
  • March is Easter Egg Hunt season
  • Whiff of spring: Five kids born to the Vatheuers (photo)
  • Dee Dee is a bundle of joy (photo)
  • Planet Jupiter 101
  • Talerico named VFW Post 1373 commander (photo)
  • Public Library surveying patrons
  • Rail Foundation’s 5057 locomotive still in Usk
  • Second case of Zika reported in WA
  • Nothing like carving the mirror image of an $80,000 duck (photos)
  • ‘One Book, One County’ event in full swing
  • No Discover Pass needed for State Parks’ 103rd birthday


  • Warriors softball getting back into swing of things (photo)
  • Baseball team looks to surpass the success they found last year (photo)
  • YVCC hosts College Planning Day
  • CER Girls golf team starts season at Othello today (photo)
  • Bobcats launch track and field season (photo)
  • Bowling league report
  • Athlete of the Week: Eric Merkel, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School
  • Student of the Week: Holly Terrill, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School