Stories tagged: ellensburg
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
Central Washington University is requesting $3.28 million in state funding to upgrade its security systems in Ellensburg after a false active shooter threat in February.
UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019
Wednesday’s lunch stop – en route to Seattle with Adam Hegsted, Aaron Fish, Emily Crawford and Rachelle Minez for a Crave NW event – was the Yellow Church Cafe in …
Fri., March 22, 2019
Ryan Thompson wrestled for NIC from 1996 to 1998, a school spokesman confirmed Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019
Central Washington University police are continuing to investigate a false report of an active shooter Wednesday night. Meanwhile, the university is offering counseling to any staff or students who were …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019
A report of a shooter at Central Washington University turned out to be a false alarm after the school went into lockdown and police searched and cleared the campus’ buildings.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Two Central Washington University students have died in what police say was an accidental shooting followed by a suicide.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
Two people died and three were critically injured after a crash on Interstate 90 near Ellensburg Monday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018
Two wildfires sparked Tuesday in Central Washington, their flames coming close to major highways and forcing evacuations.
Mon., June 18, 2018
Armed with a snake hook, windshield cleaner and a collection of buckets and coolers, the Ellensburg women are on a mission to keep as many rattlesnakes and other slithering creatures …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
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., Dec. 22, 2017
Success at the National Finals Rodeo, which ended last weekend in Las Vegas, was pretty limited for contestants from Washington. Except for the Minor brothers, team ropers from Ellensburg.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
A state lawmaker who is facing scrutiny over past allegations of sexual harassment was removed Thursday from his ranking member position on a House committee, and resigned his position as …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
Electric vehicle drivers in the center of the state should have some of their “range anxiety” eased with plans for nine new fast-charging stations.
Tue., June 6, 2017
An Ellensburg woman has been sentenced to over six years in prison for second-degree rape of a child.
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017
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.
Sat., May 21, 2016
Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, will be a guest speaker at Central Washington University during the school’s annual Pride Week.
Sat., March 5, 2016
The East Valley Knights rebounded from a disappointing performance against Shorecrest in the State 2A tournament on Friday to secure the third-place trophy with a win over the Ellensburg Bulldogs …
Thu., May 30, 2013
The two remaining chimpanzees at Central Washington University are being moved to a sanctuary in Canada. The university’s Chimpanzee and Human Communication Institute was made famous by the late Washoe, …
Sat., May 19, 2012
Earlier in the week, West Valley center fielder Brooklyn Robinson pondered aloud. “I don’t know just how good our league is,” said the senior, tabbed the Great Northern League Most …
Sun., Nov. 13, 2011
Deer Park’s defense did enough to win Saturday afternoon. The offense just couldn’t keep the ball.