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  1. Champions Challenge opens rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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 ...

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  2. News Briefs - State Highway 112 delays start this Tuesday . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... said Naval Aircrewman Helicopter 2nd Daniel Ismay, the SAR 2nd crewman. They were flown to Bowers Field in Ellensburg. Within 15 minutes of returning to NAS Whidbey Island, the same air crew was back in the air at 3 p.m. to airlift a man from San ...

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  3. Input sought on water quality improvement planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... The public is invited to comment on the plan, which can be reviewed online or in person at public libraries in Ellensburg, Cle Elum and Roslyn. Copies of the plan can be requested by calling 509-454-7860. Tri-City Herald is pleased to provide this ...

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  4. Beer with a benefit: local breweries team up for wildfire reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | KOMO News

    ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- They say you can't fight fire with fire, but in Eastern Washington, they're fighting fire with... beer.

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  5. Ellensburg starts to daylight creeks, trying to bring salmon back to townRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | 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.

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  6. Rain helping crews fighting Kittitas County firesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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 ...

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  7. Injured hiker airlifted from Alpine Lakes WildernessRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | HeraldNet

    ... Island Naval Air Station for help. A helicopter lifted the hikers from the area and Beardsley was taken to Ellensburg for treatment. Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that ...

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  8. Governor activates National Guard to help with Washington State firesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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 ...

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  9. 2 Firefighters Injured in WildfireRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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 ...

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  10. Local dancer lands national adRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Renton Reporter

    ... own routine to their song selection," said Boere, who's studying business management and organization at CWU in Ellensburg. The team's portion of the commercial was shot at the Wildcat Shop in the Student Union and Recreation Center on campus and ...

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  11. Forlorn pit bull out of time at high-kill shelter adopted by loving familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | 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 - ...

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  12. Lightning starts dozens of new fires in NorthwestRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | 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 ...

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  13. New lightning caused fire near OlympiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | 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.

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  14. WSU's new smoke forecast system gets workout - Tue, 12 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | 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 ...

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  15. Kittitas County wildfires continue to burnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | KIMA

    Two wildfires in Kittitas County continue to burn. The Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg is now 30 percent contained.

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  16. Two fires in Kittitas County still burningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | KIMA

    The Snag Canyon Fire near Ellensburg has burned nearly 10,000 acres. It's now 25 percent contained.

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  17. 12 wildfires still burning in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | NWCN.com

    ... grown to at least 300 acres but the nearest homes are at least a mile away. A lightning-caused fire nearby in the Ellensburg area has burned nearly 14 square miles over the past week but is now 25 percent contained. More than 100 miles to the ...

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  18. 12 fires in Wash., but some under controlRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... fire has grown to 400 acres but the nearest homes are at least a mile away. A lightning-caused fire nearby in the Ellensburg area has burned nearly 14 square miles over the past week but is now 25 percent contained. More than 100 miles to the ...

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  19. Animals displaced by fires sheltered at fairgroundRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 9 | KOMO News

    ... by central Washington wildfires have found a shelter of their own at the Kittitas County fairgrounds. The Ellensburg Daily Record reports the volunteer-operated shelter opened a week ago after the Snag Canyon wildfire started. The shelter has ...

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  20. Pets, livestock displaced by Washington wildfires sheltered at fairgroundRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 3 | OregonLive.com

    ... wildfires have found a shelter of their own at the Kittitas County fairgrounds. Volunteer Dena Haney of Ellensburg says the animals are doing well and the shelter is relatively quiet. They have round-the-clock monitoring, food, water and shade ...

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