Stories tagged: kittitas county
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Two wildfires sparked Tuesday in Central Washington, their flames coming close to major highways and forcing evacuations.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 6:57 p.m.
Fire crews were able to contain a large fire burning north of Interstate 90 in Kittitas County from threatening structures in the town of Vantage.
UPDATED: Sat., May 26, 2018, 8:56 a.m.
The Kittitas County Planning Commission has recommended prohibiting commercial solar facilities from prime agricultural farmland.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
A large-scale search involving personnel from Washington, Idaho and as far as Montana was underway Saturday in Kittitas County in connection with the discovery last fall of the skeletal remains …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 12:33 p.m.
Jeff and Jackie Brunson want to lease part of their farm to a Seattle-based solar-power developer, but neighbors and other county residents don’t want the green of summer fields transformed …
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office says a woman who was found dead in Yakima Canyon was shot.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
A level three evacuation notice has been issued for residents near Cle Elum in Kittitas County in response to a growing wildfire in the area.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
A truck hauling a large RV trailer crashed and is blocking one lane of Interstate 90 near milepost 96, about 10 miles west of Ellensburg.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2012, 7:54 a.m.
ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Kittitas County has opened a one-stop help center for victims of the Taylor Bridge Fire at Central Washington University.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011
ELLENSBURG – Gusty winds sweep through Central Washington’s Kittitas County, scattering tumbleweeds and spinning the blades of 149 turbines on Whisky Dick Mountain. The westerly wind is a gift of …
Fri., Aug. 13, 2010, 8:29 a.m.
The Kittitas County sheriff’s office says a sheriff’s team managed to rescue a disabled boat with seven people aboard that was being blown into rocks on the Columbia River shore …
Mon., May 28, 2007
One huge Web success story for house buyers and real estate searchers has been Seattle-based Zillow. A San Francisco-based realty-search competitor, Trulia.com, is also worth checking out.