Wednesday Jul 23
Mercer Island Reporter
Wildfires cause need
On Sunday, it became the largest wildfire in the history of our state as 300,000 acres - the equivalent of 470 square miles and counting have burned so far - stretching from Kittitas County to Okanogan County and even further east to Spokane County.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Yakima Valley Red Cross Providing Relief to fire Victims
The yakima valley american red cross is teaming up with kittitas county red cross to help the victims of the wildfires.
Kittitas County offering free shingles vaccine
The Kittitas County Public Health Department has free shingles vaccine for adults.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Saddle mountain fire almost fully contained
The Saddle Mountain Fire is nearly fully contained in Kittitas County. The wildfire started Friday and grew by tens of thousands of acres in just hours.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal funds authorized to help fight Saddle Mountain Fire
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Saddle Mountain Fire, burning in Kittitas County, Washington.
Creative plans to help Vaux's swifts
Vaux's swift is the smallest and most numerous of the swift species in Washington.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Fire south of Vantage burns three structures, 38,000 acres
No injuries have been reported. The fire was first spotted off I-90 in the area of Ryegrass, near the Yakima military training center, south of Vantage, the news release said.
Level 1 evacuation issued for cities in southwest Grant Co.
A Level 1 evacuation was issued early Saturday morning for the communities of Beverly, Shawanna and Wannapum Village in Grant County.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Fire developing in Vantage
KHQ.COM - We are just learning about a new fire in Kittitas County, near Vantage off the I-90 bridge that goes across the Columbia River.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tacoma man dies in woods north of Ellensburg
KITTITAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On Sunday, July 13th, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputies and Kittitas County Search and Rescue responded to a report that 69 year old Tacoma resident Hing Prim had collapsed in the woods, off Forest Service Road 3500, approximately 25 miles northeast of Ellensburg.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
Volunteers move 2 tons of rock by hand at Kittitas County mine
More than 50 people showed up a week ago at a mine site north of Liberty to help move rock by hand, an effort organized by Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg.