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  1. Inslee Visits Yakima And Ellensburg Pressing Education InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KAPP-TV Yakima

    The governor meeting with children and parents at a home child care in Yakima before moving onto a roundtable with city law enforcement officials and local educators. Instead of higher worker taxes Inslee looks to cleaning the environment as a way to pay for the education investment.

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  2. Gov. Inslee talks education, minimum wage in YakimaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KIMA

    ... don't end up going in gangs," Inslee said. "That's what we want." Governor Inslee is finishing off his visit in Ellensburg. He's speaking with students at Central Washington University about keeping college affordable. Marjie Taylor took this photo ...

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  3. XX Xy' explores gender, biology and culture in Confluence exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... about how men are drawn to play with tools, to fight and to bleed, but not to cry. Brian Kooser, an artist from Ellensburg who works in ceramics and auto body paint, created oversized figures that are part of his effort "to capture an understanding ...

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  4. $12 minimum wage bill passes Wash. state HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBCI CBS 2

    ... of bills in which the depth and scope of the economic illiteracy is breathtaking," said Rep. Matt Manwelling, R-Ellensburg. But in the end the Democrats won out, with the bill passing mostly along party lines, 51-46. Now it heads to the ...

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  5. State House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12; measure now headed to SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... increased cost of hiring Washington workers, several Republican critics of the bill said. Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg and the assistant minority floor leader, gave an impassioned criticism of the bill as failing to recognize basic economic ...

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  6. WALeg Day 51: House passes $12 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... housing and medical care, she said, adding "You should be able to pay your own way." Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg, who emerged as the bill's chief critic, accused Democrats of being "economically illiterate" and ignoring the economic law of ...

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  7. Comprehensive plan, Howard Street corridor are priorities for new Port Townsend planning chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Peninsula Daily News

    The city's comprehensive plan and the development of the Howard Street corridor are two top priorities for Port Townsend's new planning director. Lance Bailey, 53, who last worked for the city of Ellensburg, began work in his new position Monday morning.

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  8. Lawmakers considering bumping speed limit to 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Drivers heading west on Interstate 90 could soon be putting a little bit more pedal to the metal, as a bill in Olympia proposes increasing the speed limit to 75 miles per hour. That bill, currently in the Senate, would increase the speed limit between the Spokane / Lincoln County line all the way to Ellensburg.

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  9. Police: Ellensburg home robbery suspects may have known victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KIMA

    Ellensburg Police Department Detectives are investigating a reported home Robbery that occurred Sunday evening at 9pm. Three armed male suspects forced their way into a residence in the 900 block of East 9th Avenue, specifically looking for one of the occupants of that residence.

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  10. Speed limit boost for I-90 stretch gains traction - Fri, 27 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... mph speed limit on Interstate 90 in rural counties. In the Senate, a bill to raise the speed limit on I-90 from Ellensburg to the Spokane County line to 75 mph could come to a floor vote in the next few weeks. Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, is ...

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  11. Washington considers 75 mph speed limit - Thu, 26 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... mph speed limit on Interstate 90 in rural counties. In the Senate, a bill to raise the speed limit on I-90 from Ellensburg to the Spokane County line to 75 mph could come to a floor vote in the next few weeks. Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R-Spokane, is ...

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  12. Diablo Valley College production a standout at western states theater festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Contra Costa Times

    ... 47th Annual Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival last week at Central Washington University in Ellensburg, Wash. DVC's standing-ovation entry won a meritorious award for "Best of the Festival," was the only production to represent a ...

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  13. Kittitas County Search and Rescue to receive $25,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KIMA

    ... were the lead financial supporter of the 2013 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference, which was hosted in Ellensburg by KCSO and KCSR. The conference was a tremendous training opportunity for Search and Rescue volunteers from all over the ...

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  14. Beer Release: Finger Gun IPA, Iron Horse BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ELLENSBURG, WA Iron Horse Brewery is introducing a new year-round beer called Finger Gun IPA available in six-pack 12oz cans. "We asked ourselves, 'what style of beer is underrepresented right now?' Then we ignored that line of thinking entirely.

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  15. Washington's Early Warning System a Bit Slow Quake ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Insurance Journal West

    ... sensors, he added later in a phone call. The quake at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday was centered about 20 miles north of Ellensburg and 10 miles northeast of Cle Elum in central Washington. Dispatchers for the Kittitas County sheriff's office say they ...

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  16. Ferguson, Waterman qualify for Mat Classic XXVIIRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Cheney Free Press

    Cheney High wrestlers Michael Ferguson and Devon Waterman extended their season for one more weekend after they competed in the 2A Region IV tournament Feb. 13-14, in Ellensburg and qualified for the Mat Classic XXVII state championships Feb. 20-21 at the Tacoma Dome. Waterman earned his second trip to state after he finished second in his weight division.

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  17. Road loss drops UAA men into 3-way tie for second in GNAC hoopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    Their shots didn't fall, but they did Thursday night, and in the process the Seawolves also dropped a bit in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference men's basketball standings. UAA's 80-67 loss at Central Washington University in Ellensburg not only marked the first time this season the Seawolves have lost consecutive conference games, but cost them sole possession of second place in the 10-team league.

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  18. Central Washington Jolted by M4.3 EarthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Insurance Journal West

    The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday and was centered about 20 miles north of Ellensburg and 10 miles northeast of Cle Elum in central Washington.

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  19. Washington state quake shows early-warning system is slowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Seattle Times

    ... sensors, he added later in a phone call. The quake at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday was centered about 20 miles north of Ellensburg and 10 miles northeast of Cle Elum in Central Washington. Dispatchers for the Kittitas County sheriff's office say they ...

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  20. Magnitude-4.3 earthquake jolts central WashingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Magnitude-4.3 earthquake jolts central Washington The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. north of Ellensburg. Check out this story on KREM.com: The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reports the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. and was centered about 20 miles north of Ellensburg and 10 miles northeast of Cle Elum in central Washington.

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