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Saturday, February 6, 2016 -- 8:05 pm
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Spokane 7 - This year's Inland Northwest Ale Trail maps have started making their way to area breweries. The number of stops on the trail has increased by 50 percent from 27 to 41, stretching from Ellensburg and Yakima to the west, to Wallace to the east but it still takes 12 visits to earn a souvenir 32-ounce grunt. Read more...
Friday, February 5, 2016 -- 6:34 pm
I-90 closure creates frustration for drivers
KVEW-TV Kennewick - A multi-car accident near Snoqualmie Pass prompted DOT crews to close the west-bound lane on I-90 until about 3:00 pm -- many drivers were left waiting just outside of Ellensburg. "I'm a pretty kickback guy, so not really," Richard Wyer. Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 4:32 pm
Mark Lanegan to play Grand Opera House in York in April MARK Lanegan, ...
York Press - ... York on April 20. Singer and songwriter Lanegan first made his mark leading Screaming Trees, a grunge band from Ellensburg, Washington, from 1984 to 2000, branching out into an initially low-key solo career in 1990 with the album The Winding Sheet. ... Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 3:06 pm
Will Washington state Senate vote on 'genital check' bill?
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... to schools. Nice job Dems. Repeal this rule now or we will see you in November," state Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, tweeted last month. Seattle passed a new all-gender restroom ordinance last year that is designed to protect the city's ... Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 12:35 pm
Screaming Trees and Queens Of The Stone Age singer Mark Lanegan to...
York Press - MARK Lanegan, the cult American rock musician with the deep-deep baritone voice and many collaborations to his name, will play the Grand Opera House in York on April 20. Singer and songwriter Lanegan first made his mark leading Screaming Trees, a grunge band from Ellensburg, Washington, from 1984 to 2000, branching out into an initially low-key solo career in 1990 with the album The Winding Sheet. A further six solo records have followed, drawing critical acclaim but never more than moderate commercial success. Read more...
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -- 5:19 am
Bills take aim at drinking water protections
Crosscut.com - ... under federal law. The bills' primary sponsors are Rep. Eric Pettigrew (D-Seattle) and Sen. Judy Warnick (R-Ellensburg). A third bill appears to be designed to completely eliminate state protections around groundwater safety. House Bill 2720 would ... Read more...
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 -- 6:46 pm
Lawmakers target a sanitizinga of college education
The Olympian - State Rep. Matt Manweller keeps finding new anecdotes to add to a Microsoft Word document he's titled, "Academic Horror Stories." The file contains links to articles about recent controversies at U.S. college campuses, which the Republican from Ellensburg says illustrate a troubling trend: Today's college students are increasingly being shielded from potentially offensive ideas, he says, at the expense of others' free speech rights. Read more...
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 -- 12:10 pm
Seattle tech leaders scuffle over proposed change to non-compete clauses
Seattle Times - Two prominent Seattle tech leaders had a heated conversation Tuesday on Twitter about proposed bills that would restrict, and in some cases ban, non-compete clauses from employee agreements. Another , proposed by Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, would start by banning the provisions for hair- and nail-salon employees and a few other employees and add different industries over time. Read more...
Friday, January 29, 2016 -- 12:52 pm
Sue Lani Madsen: agency rule-making is running amok - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... low-use elevator at his own business. As a result of citizen complaints, Rep. Condotta and Rep. Matt Manweller (R-Ellensburg) have co-sponsored a bill to rein in one part of the rules for elevator inspection adopted by L&I. Rep. Condotta was the ... Read more...
Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- 12:00 am
Teachers' salary, levies focus of House measure
Peninsula Daily News - ... R-Issaquah, said on the floor. "We are affirming our commitment to put an end to that." Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, said the bill's section about levies would bind legislators in the session next year to a deadline, adding that current ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 6:23 pm
Kamiakin, Southridge wrestlers battle for bragging rights Thursday night
Tri-cityherald.com - ... record with 22 pins. His two losses were in tournaments to Liberty-Spangle's Kaleb Hafner and Tait Stevenson of Ellensburg. "He's just a natural athlete," Hogg said. "He's a quick learner. He is amazing on his feet. He has a double leg (takedown) ... Read more...
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -- 6:23 pm
MCC bowlers get ready for district championships
Tri-cityherald.com - All eight MCC teams, as well as Ellensburg, will square off in the district championships at noon at Atomic Bowl in Richland. Class 4A and 3A/2A/1A bowlers, who face a long day of three scratch games and seven bakers, will compete for one team berth and two individual spots in each classification. Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 5:35 pm
Big snow season could mean even bigger flood season
KAPP-TV Yakima - ... Management. Particular areas that aren't new to extreme flooding include the Nile and Naches Valley, and parts of Ellensburg. Emergency management crews advise people to prepare for high waters by floodproofing their property -- that includes ... Read more...
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 -- 12:00 am
House passes bill aiming to fix education funding system in 2017
Peninsula Daily News - ... saying they did not want to delay the work any further or handcuff future lawmakers. Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, said instructing next year's Legislature to finish the work was an inappropriate use of legislative authority. He said the 2009 ... Read more...
Monday, January 25, 2016 -- 5:01 pm
House passes bill to set up school-funding task force
Seattle Times - ... saying they did not want to delay the work any further or handcuff future lawmakers. Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, said instructing next year's Legislature to finish the work was an inappropriate use of legislative authority. He said the 2009 ... Read more...
Monday, January 25, 2016 -- 2:48 pm
House passes plan for fixing education funding system
HeraldNet - ... saying they did not want to delay the work any further or handcuff future lawmakers. Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, said instructing next year's Legislature to finish the work was an inappropriate use of legislative authority. He said the 2009 ... Read more...
Saturday, January 23, 2016 -- 9:51 pm
WWU knocks off CWU 89-84
Bellingham Herald - ... the Vikings to an 89-84 GNAC victory over Central Washington on Saturday, January 23, at Nicholson Pavilion in Ellensburg. The Vikings let a 21-point second-half lead slip away as Central gained an 84-83 lead with 1:02 remaining, but Maxwell took ... Read more...
Friday, January 22, 2016 -- 3:54 pm
Westbound Interstate 90 closed near Ellensburg
Tri-cityherald.com - The westbound lanes of Interstate 90 are closed at milepost 106 near Ellensburg due to a snow slide and collision, according to the state Department of Transportation. Read more...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -- 4:10 pm
WA: Yakima's Winter Weather Poses Serious Challenge for People With Mobility Issues
Mass Transit - ... sidewalks at all, leaving people with no good option, says Gretchen Thatcher, independent living specialist with Ellensburg's Central Washington Disability Resources and a power chair user herself. "If they're not cleared or it's really bumpy, I ... Read more...
Thursday, January 21, 2016 -- 12:56 pm
Snoqualmie Pass and Tumwater Canyon both closed - Thu, 21 Jan 2016 PST
The Spokesman-Review - The I-90 closure is in both directions from Milepost 34, near North Bend, east to Milepost 106 near Ellensburg. Avalanche crews will be doing control work there throughout the day. Read more...



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