ANNUAL ‘SAMPLE COPY’ EDITION – Distributed free to all upper Kittitas County postal patrons

Mural dedication this Saturday (Oct. 24) – South Cle Elum Way Mural Project completed – front page (photo courtesy of Helga Johnson)

Cle Elum residents set to vote on first Fire Department Levy in 27 years – front page

Taneum Road No. 33 closed during paving – front page

I-90 Project is a massive, billion-dollar undertaking – front page

State Parks offer free visitor days in 2016 – front page

Water Rights 101 workshop Oct. 26 – front page



  • Jay Wiseman takes over as Chief of Fire District 7
  • Cle Elum Mayor candidates answer reader questions
  • Haunted House will give Ronald nightmares this weekend
  • Bureau of Reclamation responds to trash on Lake Cle Elum lakebed (photo)
  • Western Larch seedlings now available for planting – U.S. Forest Service
  • Cle Elum business district makes history with first incubator


  • Frankly Speaking – “…let’s bake a (apple) crisp!”
  • Governor Inslee presented with newspaper publishers’ Freedom’s Light Award
  • State Attorney General … updated open government manual


  • Back in the day it was Hydroplanes, not Seahawks
  • Behind the Suncadia scholarship fund
  • Kittitas Valley Healthcare Community Health Library launches survey
  • Heritage Club elects Sam Maybo president
  • Calvary Chapel prepping new home in Cle Elum
  • Free services for those in need
  • Hunters Breakfast, a wealth of neighborhood news
  • Search & Rescue Fundraiser Nov. 7
  • Northern Kittitas County Tribune wins 18 newspaper awards!
  • Cle Elum needs a museum
  • Flu shot clinic at school district
  • Cle Elum quarter horse champ
  • Western Washington University graduates
  • Friends of the Library Harvest party
  • Earthquake drill (photo)
  • Take A Trib Around the World – Italy, Black Sea, etc. with Lee & Linda Cooper and Nikki Mebius
  • Naomi Gray’s pet sparrow inspires painting
  • Teanaway snowmobilers up against the elements…and the tides of change
  • Kittitas County Treasurer’s office accepting credit card payments


  • Robert “Bob” L. Harper
  • Donald G. Woolley


  • Cle Elum-Roslyn Royalty crowned – King Dalton Hawk and Queen Kayla Holmes
  • Homecoming Heartbreak: Warrios allow 21 points in 4th quarter in loss to Goldendale
  • Soccer routs Goldendale but is shut down by Naches
  • Warriors catcher Isaac Wersland invited to play in the Under Armour All-America tournament
  • Pateros over Bobcats in three sizzling hot matches (volleyball)
  • Volleyball drops match to LaSalle (Cle Elum-Roslyn Warriors)
  • Upper Kittitas County 8-Ball Pool League results for the week
  • Senior Mixed Bowling League results for the week
  • Cross country competes in Royal City
  • Thorp First Grade robotics class rocks
  • Silver Ridge Ranch gifts $2,000 to after school programs
  • Still on the Radar: Lily takes a swan dive