Monthly Archives: June 2010

Recycling in Kittitas County

Kittitas County’s recycling rate is 34 percent. The state average is 45 percent. The county’s solid waste department estimates every person in the county discards the equivalent of 5.45 pounds of solid waste daily. And it’s estimated that more than … Continue reading

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You Know It’s Windy When…

May 2010 was the windiest month in Ellensburg in the last 11 years, according to the National Weather Service. (See story by clicking here.) To mark the occasion, it’s time for a game of You Know It’s Windy When …. … Continue reading

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DR Opinion pages

Why is it that when I go to any of the opinion pages there is nothing listed?

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Health care access in Kittitas County

 Kittitas Valley Community Hospital officials and local health care providers say they are leading a concerted effort to improve access to health care in Kittitas County, while still providing quality care locally. Officials say they have made strides in the … Continue reading

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Waterpark ?????

What is going on with the water park?  Why did they stopped developing this property?

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Wondering about the World Cup

As the rest of the world sits riveted by a flurry of draws, how are you feeling? Is the World Cup getting the Kittitas Valley excited? Are you more of an NBA Finals and US Open fan? Let us know … Continue reading

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Annexation

What do you think about a proposal to annex Vista View Estates, a subdivision on the corner of Kittitas Highway and Pfenning Road, along with four additional properties nearby? The Ellensburg City Council is considering the issue. Read more here.

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New cell phone law

A new law making it a primary offense to use a cell phone while driving takes effect June 10 in Washington. How are you responding? Are you buying a handsfree device? Do you already have one? Click here to read … Continue reading

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Botched call a call for replay in MLB?

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Armando Gallaraga, a relative unknown, missed being a permanent part of baseball history due to a pair of extremely bad eyes. Is Jim Joyce’s bad call the perfect time for baseball to expand instant replay? Are … Continue reading

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The Kid calls it quits

Ken Griffey Jr. has said so long to the baseball diamond. What are your thoughts as baseball witnesses the end of a long, mostly glorious career? Are nostalgic for the force that was Ken Griffey Jr. circa 1997? Are you … Continue reading

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