Bogachus named ‘”Queen Coal’-First female crowned-front page/A9-photos.

Lodging Tax grant application deadline two weeks away-quality of applications submitted is improving-front page/A5.

I-90 East closed for almost two hours when truck and trailer roll-trailer oscillating-front page.

Artist begins Salmon mural-artist Don Brown-front page-photo.

Backyard bears spotted-neighborhood in Roslyn-front page.


  • 2015 Pangrazi Award winner Dawn Bass works hard to help local kids make smart decisions.
  • Pacific Crest Trail reopened.
  • Roslyn council appoints temporary member.
  • Thorp deerslayer pleads quilty.
  • U.S. Cellular announces expanded 4G service in Kittitas County.
  • Strong el Nino weather forecasted worldwide.
  • Ronald fire station construction progress.
  • Coast Guard Cutter Healy reaches North Pole in historic expedition.
  • DNR, State Parks loosen western WA campfire restrictions.
  • Mural project fundraiser.
  • New water main installed. Legislative audit report encourages reauthorization of ‘False Claims Act’.
  • Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 13-19.


  • Frankly speaking-Visions of Sugar Plums*Danced above their heads.
  • Letter-The baseball mitt-Ronald Arthur Slater, Cle Elum.


  • All Nations Day, all heart and heritage. With photo essay.
  • Coal Miners Parade draws good crowd despite rain. With photo essay.


  • Sawdust settles at Runje Park after 4th Annual Log Show. With photo essay.
  • Arabian champion in Cle Elum for a recharge.
  • Washington apple harvest.
  • Ducktown on the verge of ‘plum crazy’.
  • Threshing Bee on sept. 19-20.
  • KVH Hospital named in the ’50 Critical Access Hospitals to Know’.
  • Hospice Friends art show gives upper county a chance to support non-profit.
  • Nothing like a Ronald-made pickle…or peach.
  • Welcome back barbeque at Easton School.
  • Still on the Radar-Spencer Riley.
  • Free mammography screening.
  • Gourd Art Classes coming to Ellensburg.
  • Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas county Fair entertain crowds during Labor Day Weekend.


  • Elmer John Dalisky.
  • Joseph Martin Eberle (Joe).


  • 100 Mile Race.
  • Warriors start season with 50-7 loss to 2A Selah.
  • Cross country coach excited to see offseason work pay off this fall.
  • Best mounted shooters in the region set to light up horse park September 18.
  • Back To…Lunch.
  • Parents, get a SUPER start to back to school.