• Cle Elum Kid’s Bike Safety Rodeo Roundup – (Carl Nelson photo)
  • Cle Elum May 8 Council Meeting: Venue moved to accommodate over 200 concerned citizens  attending to comment on 47° North project
  • ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ – Post up your foodstuff for collection on Saturday
  • Roslyn Cemetery readies for spring cleaning this weekend
  • May 20 Fundraiser will help maintain historic 140 year old Thorp Mill
  • Slovenia Lodge #371 kiosk dedication is set for May 27 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Cle Elum



  • Afternoon storm strikes Kittitas County – Lightning photo courtesy of Deidrah Wright Photography
  • Kittitas County Community Development Services begins monthly Upper County Builder meetings on Cle Elum
  • PHOTO ESSAY: Kittitas County Firefighters complete Rope Rescue tech certification training – (photos courtesy of KCFD-7)
  • Veteran Gretchen Evans delivers moving keynote presentation at USO Northwest ‘Full Circle Tribute’ at Suncadia – (photos by Jana Stoner and Angela Steele Photography)
  • Cle Elum’s Phil Hess named Washington ‘Forester of the Year’ – (photo courtesy of Andrew Perleberg)
  • Lumi Lander’s afterschool firetruck adventure – (photos courtesy of Kittitas County Fire District #7)
  • Cle Elum man rolls truck along I-90 on May 7
  • Fun and Safety go hand in handlebars; first annual CEFD/KCFD6 Kid’s Bike Safety Rodeo – (photos by Carl Nelson and KCFD-6)
  • Columbia Basin Hatchery near Moses Lake temporary closure for repairs
  • Washington State Public Works Board opens applications for $235 million in funding
  • Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission holds virtual meetings May 11-12
  • Governor signs Rep. Dent’s municipal airport commission legislation
  • Bipartisan bill HR 3128 introduced to establish program to help Veterans become commercial airline pilots
  • NW Insurance Council: Now is the time to prepare, reduce wildfire risk for your home and family



  • Frankly Speaking: Sorry Kermit, it IS easy (growing) GREENS!
  • Reminiscences: I’m nearly 100 years old and missing the good old days… Yep, it’s Spring, in all its Glory! by Dan Sater
  • LETTER TO EDITOR: Mayor told to follow the law – Larry Stauffer, Cle Elum



  • May 10th marked the 131st remembrance of the tragic #1 Mine explosion in Roslyn – Search for rare book leads descendent of killed Roslyn miner down memory lane – (photos courtesy of Penny Steele and Terry Hamberg)
  • Swiftwater Learning Center to hold online plant sale in May  (photos courtesy of Swiftwater Learning Center)
  • Lloyd Olson Scholarship Fund short story contest to benefit local high school scholarships
  • Johnston & Williams Funeral Home donates new portable coolers to Kittitas County Fire District #1 – (Photo courtesy of Johnston & Williams Funeral)
  • Boulet Theatre Productions casting for summer melodrama
  • Spring bingo raises dollars for Kittitas County Fire District #6 in Ronald – (Casey Clark photos)
  • Birds on the decline? So are our butterflies! Learn about these critters, and what we can do to help at the May 18 Audubon Society meeting
  • Roslyn Library has new Dylan the Dewey Decimal System mascot – (photo courtesy of Roslyn Library)
  • PHOTO ESSAY: Swauk Teanaway Grange kicks off spring with a bazaar and bake sale – (Casey Clark photos)
  • NASA SKY WATCH: Binoculars, a great first telescope
  • Take A Trib Around the World – with Tim Cooper and Diane Chambers to Ecuador including the Galapagos island of San Cristobal
  • CALENDAR: What’s Happening, Senior Living, etc.
  • Tribune Rewind… historic headlines and photos compiled by Kayla Snider
  • 2023 Enterprise Challenge winners announced
  • How in Heaven on Earth to I Overcome? ‘Overcoming Day Proclamation’ set for May 15by guest columnist Chaplain Mary Ann Adams
  • PROBLEM SOLVED: My GE washer flooded my home. How do I get it fixed? by guest columnist Christopher Elliott
  • Managing the heat of hot peppers by columnist Melinda Myers
  • Learn the meanings behind popular Mother’s Day flowers
  • Nominate Washington State employers who hire and retain workers with disabilities
  • Expert tips for managing allergies this spring by Dr. Angela Sparks
  • RECIPES: Break out brunch favorites for spring celebrations





  • CWU to hold 27th Annual Fashion Show on June 3
  • Student Art Exhibit and reception is this Saturday at Carpenter House Museum
  • Upper Kittitas County Rotary Interact Club ‘Service Above Self’
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Warriors Tennis tackles tough LaSalle team
  • Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Warriors Baseball: Two more wins for the Warriors
  • Student of the Week: Mac Williams, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School