Putnam Centennial Center gets state of the art generator-donated by PSE Foundation-front page-photo.

Hospital board to place permanent levy up to vote in February-proposition will require 60 percent majority to pass-front page.

Fishing restrictions removed on select Yakima Basin Rivers-see list-front page.

Roslyn Mayor proclaims Nov. 3 as ‘William Craven Day’-first African-American mayor in Washington State-front page.

Team assembled to address Central Washington fires-BAER-front page.

Two injured in I-90 rollover accident east of Cle Elum-Poulsbo residents-front page.

Economic Development Forum in Cle Elum Sept. 29-meetings kickoff with a brief overview of the Kittitas-Yakima District.


  • First phase of Cle Elum Dam fish passage construction to begin this fall.
  • BOR reports reservoir levels, NOAA says August no help countering drought.
  • Cle Elum Council gets a look at near-finished tourism website created by County Chamber.
  • Snowy mountain top.
  • Writing contests announced. It’s time for pears.
  • New traffic signals installed in Cle Elum.
  • Gasoline storage tanks being replaced at Cle Elum Shortstop #7.


  • Frankly Speaking-Beginning the descent into fall.
  • Trib Around the World to Crazy Horse memorial, with Aaron Sweet, Annette Bingham, Bob McGinnis, Teri McGinnis, Daryl Schroeder, Bobby Jo Mihelich and Mike Sweet.
  • Mental health discussed at Fire Department hosted Seminar.


  • Ryder Risdon has a passion for motocross.
  • Bike tour of Kittitas County rides out Oct. 3.
  • Radio rock crawlers rally.
  • Suncadia celebrates 10th Annual Harvest Festival.
  • Wedding-Galloway-Schill marry in Port Ludlow.
  • Winery grape harvest comes in record-setting early.
  • Silver Ridge Ranch to benefit groups with Charity Ride October 3.
  • Thorp Community Day to showcase best parts of the small town.
  • Tomorrow: Douglas Munro memorial service.
  • YVCC looking for dental patients.
  • Local invited to celebrated recovery substance abuse in Ellensburg Saturday.
  • Join Zentner at Blewett Pass Sunday.


  • Bonita Edna Filleau.
  • Joe Eberle Celebration of Life.
  • Mildred McKenzie Johnson.


  • Two sophomores set personal bests in cross country.
  • Kiwanis hosting Trail Run at horse park October 4.
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Courtney Brown.
  • Local shooters win big at state championships.
  • CER Soccer grinds down Granger with a 5-1 win.
  • Zillah Leopards run game topples Warriors.
  •  Driving school buses safely for nearly two decades.
  • Warriors volleyball drops match to Zillah.
  • CERHS Student of the Week-Justin McCann.
  • Bobcats volleyball sweeps Moses Lake and Wilson Creek.