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Ellensburg, Washington is located in Kittitas County. Zip codes in Ellensburg, WA include 98926, and 98950. The median home price in Ellensburg is $244,900 which is roughly $128/per square foot. More Ellensburg information.

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5 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Brush fire near Qualchan Golf Course

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane firefighters are responding to a brush fire above Qualchan Golf Course below High Drive.KHQ has a crew on scene and we will update this story as soon as we get any additional information.

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7 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Scientists hoping to restore salmon in Ellensburg

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.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KIMA

Arson suspected in Naches Heights

Authorities say another small fire in Naches Heights appears to have been on purpose.

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KIMA

Former Sunnyside deputy chief accepts new job

Sunnyside's former deputy police chief is leaving the department. Phil Schenck accepted a new job as the Othello police chief.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KIMA

Trial set for former Selah teacher facing voyeurism charges

A trial has been set for a former Selah teacher facing voyeurism charges. A video camera was found under a girl's desk in David McMillen's old science class.

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KAPP-TV Yakima

Ellensburg Woman Collecting Donations for Fire Victims

For her, the matter came as a spiritual calling. "You have such a need to do something for somebody," said Whitworth, "HE puts it together and gives you the inspiration, you just almost have to do it."

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Examiner.com

Crowd favorites return for 2014 Jazz in the Valley

The Brian Nova Trio appears at the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle's Triple Door.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KIMA

Union Gap's second pot store opens

Union Gap's second pot store opened Wednesday, after a few delays. Mill Creek Suite A hoped to open earlier, but didn't have the product.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

KIMA

Ellensburg asking $1.5 million for Geddis Building

The Historic Geddis Building in Downtown Ellensburg is now on the market. The city hopes to get $1.495 million.

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KIMA

Yakima, Kittitas Counties see lower jobless rate in June

The unemployment rate fell last month in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The state Employment Security Department put Yakima County's jobless rate at 6.2 percent in June.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KIMA

New sidewalk to create safer route in Selah

A new sidewalk will create a safe route for kids in Selah. Right now, kids are forced to walk in the road between Selah's middle and high schools.

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KIMA

Yakima organizers want help with donations to wildfire victims

You can help organize donations for victims hit by the wildfires across the state.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

HeraldNet

Creative plans to help Vaux's swifts

Vaux's swift is the smallest and most numerous of the swift species in Washington.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Kennewick, Richland plan to add fire department positions

Richland Fire Chief Grant Baynes recenlty interviews job applicant Calder Russell, 24, of Ellensburg for an opening with the Richland Fire Department.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Gordon Allen Pross, multiple-time candidate, would seek tax reform

Not a lot has changed in the political ideology of perennial congressional candidate Gordon Allen Pross since he first ran for U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings' District 4 seat more than a decade ago.

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KIMA

Union Gap pot store opening later than expected

A Union Gap pot store is opening later than expected. Mill Creek Suite A now expects to open next Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KIMA

I-90 closed east of Ellensburg after 20+ vehicles involved in crash

Eastbound Interstate 90 is closed near Ellensburg after a massive pileup involving more than 20 vehicles.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

KIMA

Murder suspects won't face aggravated murder charges

Two men accused of plotting to kill a Yakima real estate agent will not face charges for aggravated first degree murder.

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The York Daily Record

Fresh wildfires gain ground in Washington

In this Sunday July 13, 2014, photo released by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, the Moccasin Hill fire burns north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls, Ore.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NWCN.com

Brush fire closes I-90 near Ellensburg

The fire was burning near Milepost 126. The Department of Transportation said the fire was jumping the road, and due to the nature of the event, an estimated time to open the roadway was unknown.

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