Shovel meets the dirt for new Animal Shelter – Upper Kittitas County’s first ever faciity christened, “ARRF Animal Foster Care” – front page (photo).

Fire restrictions change for District 7 – front page

Move to close 100-plus miles of John Wayne Pioneer Trail derails – front page/A3

Ballots in the mail Tuesday, Oct. 13 – front page/A9



  • Nov. 3 General Election Candidate Statements
  • Marijuana store possibly coming soon to Roslyn
  • Water main leak repaired, Gobblers Know pipe replacement starts today
  • Guest speakers featured in Suncadia ‘Sustainability Day’
  • Public Works expands storage space – Roslyn – photo
  • Lost mushroom hunter found
  • Four westside residents injured when driver falls asleep on Highway 97


  • Frankly Speaking – Stir up a pot of Late Harvest Soup
  • Fall says, I’m here! – photo
  • Operation Harvest Community Food Drive by UKC Rotary club – photo


  • Strangers Car Club continues tradition with donation to after school programs
  • First annual Halloween Blood Drive – Ellensburg
  • Carpenter Library’s Six o’clock Speaker is talking Scotland next Tuesday
  • Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver support group
  • Mountain Ale Festival brewmaster says ‘Life is good, but beer is better’
  • New online collection of historic photos
  • Drive-thru flue caccine at new location
  • Autumn Baking Trends – Cinnamon & Aleppo Pepper Braided Loaf, Hard Apple Cider Tart


  • Milton Young
  • Annie Barr


  • Youth for Truth Mentoring Program – Kittitas County Community Network, page A2
  • Cross Country team looks quick at home
  • Warriors soccer wins three in a row
  • Entitat over Bobcats in tight matches
  • Central to celebrate the Class of 1965
  • Warriors lose a close one to LaSalle
  • Ben Franklin visits Easton and Thorp Schools
  • Still on the Radar: Anderson studying in London
  • Dehuff back part time at Easton School
  • Thorp School welcomes new Business Manager
  • Trash, traces of a time gone by visible as Lake Cle Elum lowers