Christmas in Cle Elum lights up December – front page/A10 (photos)

I-90 traffic on Friday disrupted by three-vehicle collision near weigh station – front page

Three city councils hear pros and cons of taxing Port District to be balloted ( next November) – front page/A9 (photo)

$58M one-time emergency pumping project proposed for Lake Kachness raises questions – front page/A5


  • Fishers introduced in Cascades Mountains region
  • Christmas spirit (Operation Christmas Child)
  • Calling all Ag leaders (18-month leadership program)
  • OSPI to release data to improve equity in discipline (school policy evaluation)
  • National Security Archives director to speak in Seattle
  • Bureau of Land Management free days for 2016
  • Ferguson supports President Obama immigration reform
  • Washingtonians ranked as givers
  • WA Healthcare programs: 123,000 enrolled
  • Count backyard books
  • CHS receives third straight ‘School of Distinction Award’
  • Cle Elum Council honors (photo)
  • Cle Elum resident injured in Chelan County crash
  • Expect extra road patrols in the region
  • Agencies to ask for funding to manage Washington’s first community forest
  • Winter Driving Safety: Prepare before hitting the road
  • Dent appointed to Washington State Horse Park Authority board
  • Cashmere Valley Bank to open in new location Monday
  • Preliminary report available about Twisp River Fire tragedy


  • Frankly Speaking – A ‘Winnie’ recipe for the holidays!
  • Letters: Three generation hunting trip ends in success (Rich Ozanich, Sr.); Lots of Thorp News (Reta Hutchinson); Long Time Subscriber (Garold K. Harkins)
  • Dorn asks Attorney General for opinion on use of local levies


  • Virginia May Campbell


  • Daughter of Cle Elum native brings Thanksgiving to Switzerland host family (photos)
  • Sixth Grader casts a ray of Christmas light in Roslyn (photos)
  • Seven tips to protect your computer online during this holiday season
  • Giving Tree project moves toward a close next weekend (photos)
  • A season for sharing home decor fire safety
  • Discover Pass needed in the Teanaway Community Forest
  • Kittitas Audubon December activity
  • $180,000 Scratch win makes family Thanksgiving together a reality for Cle Elum woman (photos)
  • Bookstore in Roslyn opens in old Sody-Licious building (photos)
  • New, locally owned storage facility now open (photo)
  • Washington tops nation in new board certified teachers
  • Firefighters bring Christmas fun to Thorp (photos)
  • Take a ‘Trib’ Around the World! (photos)
  • More seniors, disabled citizens qualify for property tax relief
  • November Walk-A-Thon raises $3,000 (photo)
  • Workshop gets kids and families in the holiday spirit (photo)
  • Reichert named customs conferee
  • State revokes physical therapist’s credentials


  • Warrior wrestlers get going with two tournaments (photo)
  • Boys fall to Ki-Be Bears in first heated contest of the season (photo)
  • Tigers finish one (basketball) game short of a perfect season (photo)
  • Bobcat varsity girls ready to hit the maplewood (photo)
  • CER Band program receives donation (photo)
  • Girls take first loss against Ki-Be 35-42
  • Winter break schedules for local schools
  • Athlete of the Week: Scarlett Warner, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School
  • Student of the Week: Joey Weaver, Easton School