Tragedy averted: Armed man in crisis surrenders to Ellensburg police after lengthy negotiations
ELLENSBURG – In a tense situation that could have escalated into tragedy, a cooperative effort among local law enforcement agencies brought a peaceful resolution to a potentially dangerous crisis. The Ellensburg Police Department, along with the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), successfully managed a situation involving a suicidal man...
Breezy sunshine to start the calm week ahead for the Pacific Northwest
Breezy and partly cloudy with average temps this week. A chance for a stray wintry mix in the Yakima and Kittitas Valleys tonight as remnant showers linger in the Cascades and Blues behind a departing upper low. High pressure to our northwest will begin to push down to the high pressure over the Eastern Pacific the next couple days. As this happens, a few weak lows will be sandwiched out and calm sunny conditions will last Tuesday morning through Friday midday. Temps will hold in the upper 40s and low 50s throughout the week with lows in the upper 20s and low 30s.
Wildcats Sweep Saints
ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Central Washington baseball swept Saint Martin's, closing out the four-game series with two big wins. Austin Ohland completed the 'Cats game three comeback with a walk-off home run in the tenth to secure the 11-10 victory. The crimson and black had 15 hits in game two en route to the 13-1 win.
Lynden takes down Ellensburg for WIAA 2A title, ending Bulldogs' winning streak at 75 games
YAKIMA, Wash. - The Streak is over. Second-seeded Lynden outlasted No. 1 Ellensburg 43-40 in a slugfest of a Class 2S state championship game Saturday evening in the Yakima Valley SunDome, ending the Bulldogs' winning streak at 75. Only Brewster's boys (82) and Colton's girls (79) have longer ...
Women’s Rugby Defeats Central Washington 22-0
Women’s Rugby Defeats Central Washington 22-0 Women's Rugby / 03.02.24 MARIETTA, Ga — The Life University Women's Rugby team hosted Central Washington University Saturday morning, earning a thrilling 22-0 win. To begin the match, the Running Eagles stayed locked in and got their first points from a conversion by Angelina Mason 15 minutes into the match, giving the Eagles a 3-0 lead. The Running Eagles continued to the end of the first, with one big try from Azhinaye Barner and another successful conversion by Mason to bring the score to a 10-0 halftime lead. The second half started quick for...
Wildcats Send Seniors Out on Top With a 97-81 Victory
ELLENSBURG, Wash. – Central Washington men's basketball sent Seniors Anjaylo Lloyd, Camron McNeil, and Samaad Hector out in style with a 97-81 victory over Western Oregon. Hector led the 'Cats offense, scoring 18 points and hauling in 15 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season. QUOTING HEAD COACH...
2 people taken to hospital after crash on Highway 12
YAKIMA COUNTY, Wash.- Washington State Patrol is investigating a two car crash on US-12 near Gleed. WSP reports a Hyundai Tuscon failed to yield the right of way at US-12 and Mapleway Road and collided with a Jeep Wrangler driving westbound. Both drivers were taken to Multicare Yakima for injuries.
Central Washington football player was arrested and charged with rape
Kai David Peter Lane, an 18-year-old defensive lineman for Central Washington University has been charged with rape. Kai David Peter Lane of Sammamish was arrested Wednesday after a woman who met him at a party said she was raped after he pulled her into a downstairs bedroom after a night of drinking.
Strong Second Half Lifts #5 Wildcats over #6 Cougars
ELLENSBURG, Wash. - The #5 Central Washington University Wildcats Men's Rugby team beat the #6 BYU Cougars Saturday afternoon by a final score of 21-12. The Wildcats would get all their points within the last 18 minutes of the second half, defensively shutting out the Cougars after halftime. QUOTING HEAD...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.89 and $4.09 in Ellensburg as of 2024-03-02. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.338, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Look: Ellensburg takes WIAA basketball title 3-peat hopes - and long winning streak - into Saturday
YAKIMA, Wash.. - Ellensburg High School is playing for a third consecutive WIAA Class 2A girls basketball championship. The Bulldogs had to beat chief 2A CWAC rival Prosser a fourth time - 44-31 - to get there. After Naomi Chavez's Naomi Chavez's three-point play gave Prosser a 29-28 lead early in ...
❄️ Update: Potential Snow Showers Impact Travel Across Eastern WA and ID Panhandle
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Ellensburg to Spokane. Local travelers are advised to exercise caution as a Special Weather Statement has been issued for areas within the eastern Washington and Idaho Panhandle regions due to the potential of snow showers and snow squalls this afternoon into the early evening. Those planning to travel this Friday afternoon should be prepared for possible changes in weather conditions, which could include bursts of heavy snow. The transportation department advises slowing down and driving with heightened caution to accommodate the weather-induced changes on the road. For more details about the weather statement and to stay informed, please follow the provided link: https://t.co/tDiiwwxaRW.
Schwab awards CWU grant for expanded financial planning programs
ELLENSBURG — Schwab Advisor Services, in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation, recently awarded Central Washington University with a multi-year grant to support program expansion for the Center for Financial Planning and Well-Being, according to a Wednesday CWU announcement. “We are honored to partner with Central Washington University to...
Ellensburg's First Friday Art Walk on March 1, 2024: Local Artists and Performances to Shine
The First Friday Art Walk will occur on March 1, 2024, from 5-7 p.m. in downtown Ellensburg. This event, aimed at highlighting performing and visual arts, will take place in various city locations. The Art Walk, a monthly event, celebrates local artists and their work. This month, the Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame will display updated exhibits, allowing attendees to appreciate local artistic history.
Gusty weekend with on and off stray showers
KENNEWICK, Wash.- Wind will weaken Friday night before getting gusty again Saturday morning. Higher elevations like the Yakima and Kittitas Valleys will see a rain, snow mix with little to no accumulation. Lower elevations will have some breezy and light rain. Continuing with wind, Saturday and Sunday are looking gusty...
Top 3 Unmissable Sports Bars in Selah: Your Ultimate Guide
This article presents a guide to three sports bars in Selah. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
Wildcats Fall 2-1 in Shortened Game; Cancel Rest of Series Due to Weather
Box Score MONMOUTH, Ore. – The Central Washington University and Western Oregon University softball teams only managed to muster four and a half innings of play over the weekend after weather conditions in and around the Monmouth area once again affected the weekend series forcing the umpire crew to call the game.
⛔ Roadway Alert: Caution Advised Around Plows from Ellensburg to Spokane
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Ellensburg to Spokane. Good Wednesday morning to community members residing or commuting between Ellensburg and Spokane. Local road crews are actively monitoring and maintaining road conditions as of this morning. To ensure safety for all, it is crucial to give these vehicles adequate space to operate. Road crews will be in the process of plowing and treating roads, which necessitates traveling at speeds of 35mph or below. For the safety of the plow operators and fellow motorists, exercise caution when in proximity to these essential service vehicles. Stay alert and maintain a safe driving distance to help facilitate a seamless flow of traffic and enhance the efficiency of roadway treatment operations.
City of Ellensburg receives grant funding for renewable energy.
ELLENSBURG- The department of commerce has announced that the City of Ellensburg will receive $350,000 in grant funding to develop renewable energy for the city owned electricity utility. Ellensburg’s electric utility will receive the funding in order to provide a smart grid solution for renewable electricity. The city is one...
Proposed sales tax to support needed KITTCOM 911 upgrades on the April ballot
KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. — KITTCOM is asking voters to approve a two-tenths of one percent sales tax for the April 23 special election to help them replace aging radios and infrastructure at its 911 dispatch center.