Cle Elum council signs interlocal agreement for law enforcement

One step closer to an animal control officer, read the update in this front page article.

Groundbreaking scheduled for Snoqualmie Pass fire station

The public is invited. Find out when and how this project is being paid for, on the front page of this weeks NKC Tribune.

Festival seeks more volunteers

Want to be useful and have a great time at the same time? Can you say BREWFEST!  Find out how, front pg left.

South Cle Elum council one of first in region to adopt water conservation plan

Whats their goal and what are some things townspeople can do to help?  Front pg, bottom section.

VISION Cle Elum volunteers break for summer

Besides the world’s largest LOG gazebo, what else does VISION have in the works (lots!), keep up-to-date by reading this article on pg A2.

Cowboys and cowgirls still ride the Teanaway

Kittitas County: It’s Still Cattle Country, connecting the county’s future to the past.  Story on pg A10

Music Boot Camp begins July 6

Community Builders’ Cascade Academy of Performing Arts begins: Where students with skill levels from none to considerable can gain appreciation and understanding of music.  Details on pg B2

Northern Lights, ‘Canned Ham,’ & Wet Weather

Mountains to Sound Greenway Summer of events begins, story and photo essay on pg B12

Full page of PIONEER DAYS 2010 events, pg A9


  • New law means less dishsoap phosphates in your water supply
  • Taneum Campground restored
  • ‘The voice of the Professional Bull Riders tour’ announcing at 2010 Ellensburg Rodeo.
  • Federal Recreation passes now available
  • Local students raise Pennies for Peace
  • Swiftwater Cellars hosts LONESTAR at grand opening
  • U.S. Postal Service underwrites South Cle Elum facillity parking lot repaving
  • Railroad Street improvement project awarded Wenatchee contractor


  • Coal Bowl action on for this weekend
  • Walter Strom Wildcats finish track & field season
  • Iacolucci places 17th in Walla Walla
  • Darling pitches 2-hitter
  • Class of 2022 moves to first grade
  • CWU acknowledges Walter Strom middle schoolers
  • Class of 2010 maintains 90% pass rate
  • Harley Alexander gets top award