Regional wastewater committee bills some cities, refunds others-Cle Elum owes $85,832-front page

It’s official: State owns 50,272 Teanaway acres-Washington’s first Community Forest-front page-photo

City Clerk and Council Member bid farewell-Updated Roslyn Sign Code-front page-photo

Volunteers needed to advise on school district’s $6M capital projects list-there aren’t many opportunities like this that come along-front page

Rainbows over Reecer Creek-this September has been the wetest anyone can remember for a long time-front page-photo

Revised countywide code and updated Wildland Urban Interface map coming your way-colored every parcel of land in the county with a risk factor-page A5-photo


  • Upcoming events
  • Ballots mailed out in 12 days
  • Roslyn water outage
  • Murray rails Federal Shutdown, local impacts evolving
  • City Hall issues statement on city cop
  • City Council approves budget amendments
  • Thorp to celebrate community Fri-Sat


  • Frankly Speaking-What to do with all these GREEN Tomatoes, Frank?


  • Search and Rescue first responders hear from British mountaineer
  • Kirk Bland promoted
  • Couple celebrates 50th wedding anniversary
  • Holmquist-Newbry hold office hours in Ellensburg
  • Shutdown won’t affect state parks
  • West Nile virus confirmed in Yakima County
  • Wildland fire trends trigger nationwide response felt locally
  • A closer look at the Affordable Healthcare Act
  • City redefines how Conditional Use Permits may be revoked
  • Marijuana store buffer-measurement rule revised
  • Getting fired up with Kittitas County Fire District 7’s Sandy Malcolm
  • Coast Guard honors local hero
  • Cle Elum High School’s Class of 1958 celebrates 55 years
  • Silver Ranch Prize Ride expected to draw over 200

Sports & school:

  • Ladies golf season ends
  • Warriors nearly shutout Timberwolves with a big win
  • CERHS Student of the Week-April Engelhart
  • Under the Helmet with Emmanuel Sanchez
  • Volleyball Roundup
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Dakota Witte
  • Go to the Homecoming GAME! Warriors vs. LaSalle Fri. Oct 4