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Monday, September 1, 2014 -- 6:34 pm
Labor Day Irony: The Ones That Have to Work
KAPP-TV Yakima - ... employee Andrew Strom. "the rodeo is going on today so there is no getting in anywhere to shop today," said Ellensburg resident Ginny Blackson Blackson is now part of the estimated 35 million Americans that traveled somewhere this weekend which ... Read more...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 -- 3:14 pm
Campus Housing assured by The Grove that property was ready
The Louisville Cardinal - ... number of our communities in the past." August, 2007 : Central Washington University - Students at The Grove in Ellensburg, Wash. were asked to change leases by one-month due to a mistake on the papers. Some rooms were delayed. August, 2011: ... Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 9:53 pm
Parrot takes off from Kittitas County Fair
KOMO News - A parrot that's part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg, Washington, has vanished and its owner is asking residents to watch for the bird. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 9:27 pm
Parrot takes off from Kittitas County, Wash., Fair
KHQ-TV Spokane - A parrot that's part of the "Pirate's Parrot" show at the Kittitas County Fair in Ellensburg, Washington, has vanished and its owner is asking residents to watch for the bird. Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 10:21 am
Snag Canyon Fire Update
KVEW-TV Kennewick - ... Operations Center has removed all county roadblocks and road closure signs for the Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg. The following roads are now back open to the public: Robbins Road and the Sun East development, Wilson Creek and Naneum Roads ... Read more...
Friday, August 29, 2014 -- 8:41 am
Roads re-opened near Snag Canyon fire
KIMA - Kittitas Co. Sheriff News Release-- Effective Friday morning, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has removed all county roadblocks and road closure signs for the Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 7:44 pm
Kittitas Fair and Rodeo in Ellensburg for Labor Day Weekend
KAPP-TV Yakima - THE FOOD IS SERVED, THE QUARTET IS SINGING, AND HAUNTED HOUSES ARE IN FULL SWING... THE KITTITAS COUNTY FAIR HAS BEEN A STAPLE HERE IN THE COMMUNITY SINCE 1885. Read more...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 -- 6:27 pm
More people expected at Ellensburg Rodeo
KIMA - Janis Anderson has been coming to the Ellensburg Rodeo for over 40 years. Her husband's family has been involved with the rodeo for decades, and now her grandsons do team roping. Read more...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -- 6:49 pm
Crews Confident Over Control of Kittitas Co. Wildfires
KAPP-TV Yakima - The fire north of Ellensburg has already destroyed 20 structures, including 10 homes, but crews believe that may be where it stops. Read more...
Monday, August 18, 2014 -- 10:56 pm
Champions Challenge opens rodeo
Tri-cityherald.com - ... the running for a return trip to Las Vegas. “They pay really well,” said Brady Minor, the heeler of the Ellensburg duo, “but we’ve done terrible at them. But there’s no entry fee and they pay five holes. Your odds are pretty ... Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 5:41 pm
Beer with a benefit: local breweries team up for wildfire relief
KOMO News - ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- They say you can't fight fire with fire, but in Eastern Washington, they're fighting fire with... beer. Read more...
Friday, August 15, 2014 -- 12:00 am
Ellensburg starts to daylight creeks, trying to bring salmon back to town
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - The settlers who founded Ellensburg in the 1870s were likely drawn by the plentiful water in creeks crisscrossing the valley, but as the city expanded, it grew right over those streams. Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 6:52 pm
Rain helping crews fighting Kittitas County fires
KIMA - More rain in Kittitas County was a great sight for crews fighting two wildfires. The Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg is still 60 percent contained. Commanders now say it's destroyed nine houses. Kittitas County authorities warned property owners ... Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 11:33 am
Governor activates National Guard to help with Washington State fires
County 10 News - ... as it battles fire this year," Governor Mead said. The Wyoming National Guard will base out of Bowers Field, in Ellensburg, Washington, for 12 days. This agreement is through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, which allows a Governor to ... Read more...
Thursday, August 14, 2014 -- 11:03 am
2 Firefighters Injured in Wildfire
KVEW-TV Kennewick - ... a square mile and is reported 15 percent contained. It's among roughly a dozen wildfires burning in Washington. ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) -- A spokeswoman for a wildfire burning in central Washington says two firefighters from the Arizona-based Navajo ... Read more...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 -- 2:40 pm
Forlorn pit bull out of time at high-kill shelter adopted by loving family
Examiner.com - ... have long worked in the field of animal advocacy. They met at the Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute in Ellensburg, Washington, and both earned Master's degrees at Central Washington University. It was in Ellensburg where their family - ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 2:06 pm
Lightning starts dozens of new fires in Northwest
HeraldNet - ... Aug. 3. Fire officials say the complex is 7 percent contained. The Snag Canyon fire burning 10 miles north of Ellensburg also is growing. It was last measured at more than 16 square miles and is 30 percent contained. Meanwhile, three firefighters ... Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 12:06 pm
Monday's lightning starts 17 fires, all but 2 are contained
Seattle Times - ... on Aug. 3. Fire officials say the complex is 7 percent contained. The Snag Canyon fire burning 10 miles north of Ellensburg in central Washington also is growing. It was last measured at more than 16 square miles and is 30 percent contained. Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 10:50 am
New lightning caused fire near Olympia
KHQ-TV Spokane - ... g. 3. It is Fire officials say the complex is 7 percent contained. The Snag Canyon fire burning 10 miles north of Ellensburg in central Washington also is growing. It was last measured at more than 16 square miles and is 30 percent contained. Read more...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 -- 12:00 am
WSU's new smoke forecast system gets workout - Tue, 12 Aug 2014 PST
The Spokesman-Review - ... In Central Washington on Monday, air quality agencies were advising the public to limit outdoor activities. Ellensburg had so much smoke Monday that the air quality was rated as very unhealthy and bordering on hazardous. The AIRPACT forecast calls ... Read more...



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