Kittitas County, WA

MAY 19, 2022 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

Cle Elum couple driving from Poland into the Ukrainian war zone – (photo courtesy of Skala family) Upper Kittitas County’s first wildfire evacuation simulation billed a success. State Parks begins forest health project on Bullfrog property. Fatality on I-90 last week. Volunteer Day in the Teanaway – come...
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Mysterious Death Still Haunting Law Enforcement Near Ellensburg

Somewhere north of Ellensburg, in Kittitas County, lies the truth. And this victim. Kittitas County Sheriff still searching for missing man, believed murdered. Law enforcement officers have commented this week about a two-year-old disappearance of a man north of Ellensburg, whose strongly suspected of having been murdered. Ian Eckles (pictured)...
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CWU Chief of Police inducted to RAD Hall of Fame

Chief Jason Berthon-Koch with the CWU Police Department was inducted into the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) hall of fame. Berthon-Koch has been teaching RAD classes for 18 years. “I was very honored by the fact that I was selected for this,” Berthon-Koch said. “It is an individual award given to...
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Kittitas County prepares for wildfire season

Development and mismanaged private properties are a primary contributor to the effects of wildfires in Kittitas County, according to Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue (KVFR) Chief John Sinclair. Sinclair said Kittitas County will continue to experience severe wildfires due to human interactions with the landscape, but communities can limit fire...

UPDATE: 33-year-old woman dies in Kittitas County crash with her 7-year-old son riding in the back seat

EASTON - Washington state troopers say a 33-year-old Spanaway woman is dead after wrecking her vehicle on I-90 in Kittitas County Wednesday evening. State Patrol officials say at about 6:39 p.m., the woman was going west on I-90 just north of Easton when she left the road to the right, hit a cement barrier, went back into the lanes of travel and rolled across all lanes of travel ejecting the driver.

Woman Dead, Child Flown to Hospital in I-90 Crash in Kittitas County

A 33 year-old woman is dead, while a seven-year-old boy was flown to a hospital after a roll over crash on I-90 in Kittitas County last evening. Troopers say the woman was traveling eastbound on I-90 north of Easton just after 6:30 when she left the roadway to right, and then re-entered the roadway while rolling and coming to a rest in the left lane.

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MAY 12, 2022 HEADLINES – Northern Kittitas County Tribune

Cle Elum-Roslyn School District narrows superintendent search to three finalists; interviews next week – (photos) Get Intimate with the Shrub- Steppe & Yakima River Canyon Bird Fest May 13-15 Call for volunteers – Roslyn Cemetery Cleanup. It’s started: The project to widen I-90 between Easton and Cle Elum...