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Saturday, May 2, 2015 -- 8:33 pm
Outdoor Farmers' markets begins for season
KIMA - ... business owner. The Prosser Farmers' Market will be open every Saturday morning until fall. Farmer's markets in Ellensburg and Goldendale also opened this morning. This magnetic storm is HUGE, and still going. Has reach KP 8 today. Would have stayed ... Read more...
Friday, May 1, 2015 -- 6:21 pm
Ellensburg prepares for upcoming events
KIMA - The flowers are blooming; the birds are out. City calendars filling up with events. In Ellensburg, a flurry of activities begin Saturday. They're kicking it off with the downtown farmer's market opening. The market continues every Saturday through ... Read more...
Friday, May 1, 2015 -- 6:11 pm
Yakima Ranked One of the Most Polluted Cities
KAPP-TV Yakima - ... clear. "The sky is a lot grayer, very stagnant air in the winter time," said Dopps, "Especially coming down from Ellensburg, you can really see it." The Clean Air Agency says periodical burn bans help keep smoke buildup to a minimum -- but really, ... Read more...
Friday, May 1, 2015 -- 1:12 pm
Conference on opioid abuse coming to Ellensburg
KIMA - On May 5, 2015, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Kittitas County Public Health Department and Central Washington University will be hosting the 2015 Heroin/Opioid Overdose Summit for Eastern Washington. The event is sponsored by Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute and the United States Attorney's Office Eastern District of Washington. Read more...
Thursday, April 30, 2015 -- 3:56 pm
Wolf killed along Interstate 90, a sign gray wolves are settling west of Cascade Crest
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... themselves in the Methow Valley - despite a gruesome poaching incident - and in the Teanaway Valley east of Ellensburg. A breeding female wolf in the Teanaway Pack was shot last year. The poachers in the Methow were caught - they poached other ... Read more...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -- 10:21 am
Yakima man sentenced for heroin distribution
KIMA - ... need to address this growing problem, my office is co-sponsoring a multi-disciplinary Opioid Summit on May 5th in Ellensburg, Washington." This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the Yakima Police ... Read more...
Monday, April 27, 2015 -- 11:00 am
What We Learned at Friday's Throwdown Over the Current City Council Vacancy
The Stranger - ... of the Washington State Department of Transportation's ferries division; former city manager of Federal Way and Ellensburg. John Okamoto : Former director of the Washington Education Association; led the city's human resources and engineering ... Read more...
Sunday, April 26, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Prep Soccer: Sequim rallies to topple Port Angeles in double overtime
Peninsula Daily News - ... ankle in the Wolves first game with Port Angeles. "Will Bittner got the assist on the last goal, and he came from Ellensburg from a band trip and had been car sick the whole way," Brasher said. "He got there at halftime and came up big for us." ... Read more...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- 7:39 pm
Chelan and Douglas counties rank high in wildfire risk statewide
Wenatchee World - Chelan and Douglas counties are second in the state for the number of homes with a very high risk of being damaged by wildfires, behind Ellensburg, a private company that analyzes property information says. CoreLogic, of Irvine, Calif., recently released results of a nationwide study of wildfire risk for 2015, including 23 metropolitan areas in Washington state. Read more...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- 7:10 pm
New Degree In Craft Brewing Is Being Offered At CWU
KAPP-TV Yakima - Central Washington University in Ellensburg is offering a new four-year craft brewing degree that's the first of its kind in the state. The degree, craft brewing bachelor of science, will prepare graduates for careers in brewing production, quality assurance, brewery management, beer merchandising, distribution, brewing technology, packaging, safety, sanitation, sensory evaluation, and entrepreneurship. Read more...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 -- 5:35 pm
Mayor Murray postpones fines for food scraps, the "pizza box penalty"
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - ... s out-of-sight, out-of-mind attitude, Kittitas county landowners persuaded the city to look at another site in an Ellensburg industrial area. Read more...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -- 12:05 am
Barney McClure: Show Me
All About Jazz - ... he is happy to share it, for good reason, with the superlative Central Washington University Jazz Band from Ellensburg. As McClure asserts in the liner notes, "I was no more than a lucky rider on the bus." Well, a bit more than that, Barney, as your ... Read more...
Friday, April 17, 2015 -- 6:11 pm
Ellensburg looks towards more solar sustainability
KIMA - After nearly a decade, Ellensburg is looking to revitalize its sustainable energy efforts. The city's community solar project was the first of its kind in the whole country. Read more...
Friday, April 17, 2015 -- 5:15 am
New baby boosts Lowry, BYU rugby into Varsity Cup semifinals
KSL-TV - ... a dominating 72-10 win over Arizona State and an 18-7 home victory over the University of Utah on a windy day in Ellensburg, Washington. Central Washington is averaging 77 points in its nine wins, buoyed by two wins over the 100-point mark against ... Read more...
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -- 9:49 am
Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra gets jazzy at its final concert of the season
Wenatchee World - The son and grandson of clarinet players, Jeffrey Brooks grew up in Ellensburg listening to Benny Goodman and Mozart. Saturday night, Brooks will join the Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra for its final concert of the season, bringing with him his jazz-infused orchestral pops program called Clarinet Monsters. Read more...
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- 11:11 pm
Homeless woman stuck in a wheelchair, out in the cold for several days
KIMA - Sarah Madara watches as cars and people walk past her in a parking area near Mountainview and Canyon Road in Ellensburg. Some turn to look at her as well, but very few stop to help this heavy homeless woman... stuck in a wheelchair. Read more...
Monday, April 13, 2015 -- 7:57 am
Port of Portland Loses More Business
Progressive Farmer - ... just to get the cargo back to Oregon." Mike Hajny, vice president of Wesco International, Inc., a hay exporter in Ellensburg, Washington, told DTN in an email that Portland cargo has been an absolute nightmare as of late. "We have a plant south of ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 6:35 pm
Outdoor pot farm gets green light
KIMA - Kittitas County has conditionally approved plans for an outdoor marijuana farm in Ellensburg. Neighbors along Emerson road hoped to fight it. Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 1:01 pm
Bracing for onslaught of mushroom hunters in Wash. forests
Seattle Times - ... gathering up to three gallons a day for personal use. (See a Seattle Times story on hunting for morels near Ellensburg ) In the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Only the Duncan Fire on the Entiat Ranger District will be closed to both commercial ... Read more...
Friday, April 10, 2015 -- 7:59 am
Central Washington irrigation district reduces water deliveries
Wine Business Online - An irrigation district that serves two-thirds of irrigated acreage in Washington's Kittitas Valley around Ellensburg will start the season at slightly more than half volume. Read more...



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