January events kickoff new year, crab feast postponed to next month UPDATE 1/3/14 – CRAB FEED POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, TICKET REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT THE PUTNAM CENTENNIAL CENTERNorthern Kittitas County greets the New Year with several events-front page
TOWN HALL MEETING-What you should know about Marijuana in 2014-front page
2013 YEAR IN PICTURES-Part II-front page/A5/B3
Stage 1 burn bans extended in nine Eastern WA counties-track updates on Ecology’s website-front page

  • Upper County experiences non-white Christmas
  • New tax guide helps you with 2013 taxes
  • Is your RV parked in a floodplain?
  • Lodging Tax applications are in
  • Summit ski area will open if it snows
  • Storm damage repairs


  • Editorial-It takes a community to build a good newspaper-by Terry Hamberg & Jana Stoner, co-publishers
  • Letter-Tribune reporter is a jewel-Ethel Craven-Sweet-Auburn, WA
  • Frankly Speaking-Best ways to take advantage of a fresh New Year ahead

Sports & Schools:

  • Deneen ready for an Olympic golden run
  • Scholarship quilt winner
  • Donation to music program
  • Locals make Central WA Univ. Honor Roll
  • CERHS Athlete of the Week-Holly Terrill
  • Thorp High School Student of the Week-Cassandra Davis