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Kittitas, Washington is located in Kittitas County. Zip codes in Kittitas, WA include 98934. The median home price in Kittitas is $149,900. More Kittitas information.

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19 hrs ago | KIMA

Yakima, Kittitas Counties see lower jobless rate in June

The unemployment rate fell last month in Yakima and Kittitas Counties. The state Employment Security Department put Yakima County's jobless rate at 6.2 percent in June.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KIMA

Saddle mountain fire almost fully contained

The Saddle Mountain Fire is nearly fully contained in Kittitas County. The wildfire started Friday and grew by tens of thousands of acres in just hours.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Inslee bans most outdoor burning in Mid-Columbia

The ban prohibits campfires and bonfires; residential yard debris cleanup, trash disposal, land clearing, weed burning and other agricultural burning; and fireworks.

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Mercer Island Reporter

300,000 acres burned so far in Eastern and Central Washington state

County emergency management estimates a total of 150-200 homes have now been destroyed in Okanogan County.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Federal funds authorized to help fight Saddle Mountain Fire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Saddle Mountain Fire, burning in Kittitas County, Washington.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KAPP-TV Yakima

Saddle Mtn. Fire Burns in Kittitas Co., Forces Closure of Yakima Training Center

T he Saddle Mountain Fire continues to burn southeast along the Columbia River in the area of Huntzinger Road and the Auvil Fruit Company.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Hot, windy weather continues to fan flames in north-central Washington

KHQ.COM - A dry cold front is bringing another round of strong winds to north-central Washington, which could mean more trouble to people living in Okanogan, Chelan, Kittitas, Douglas and Grant Counties, weather forecasters said Friday.

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USA Today

Wildfires cause 24-vehicle crash in Washington

Poor visibility due to dust created by brushfire east of Seattle caused a 24-vehicle crash pileup Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KIMA

I-90 closed east of Ellensburg after 20+ vehicles involved in crash

Eastbound Interstate 90 is closed near Ellensburg after a massive pileup involving more than 20 vehicles.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Bryan Storms sentenced to 37 years for vehicular homicide

Bryan Storms, the man who ran through a stop sign and t-boned a pickup truck last February, killing one person, was sentenced for Vehicular Homicide on Thursday.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

21 vehicle pile-up on I-90 near Vantage Bridge

Due to a multi-vehicle collision, the Washington State Department of Transportation closed Interstate 90 westbound at milepost 136 near the Vantage Bridge and eastbound at milepost 115 near Kittitas.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

State of emergency declared for Benton, Franklin counties

The weather is expected to cool after today in the Mid-Columbia, but cooler weather will bring breezes and low humidity that will increase fire danger.

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KOMO News

Wildfire closes section of I-90 in central Washington

The Washington Transportation Department says a roughly 20-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in central Washington has been closed in both directions Tuesday evening due to a brush fire that jumped containment lines.

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The York Daily Record

Fresh wildfires gain ground in Washington

In this Sunday July 13, 2014, photo released by the Oregon Dept. of Forestry, the Moccasin Hill fire burns north of Sprague River and northeast of Klamath Falls, Ore.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Fresh wildfires gain ground in Washington

A brush fire that jumped containment lines Tuesday night temporarily closed a 20-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in the central part of the state, said Washington State Transportation Department officials.

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Fox News

Lightning sparks fresh Washington state wildfires

A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened homes even as firefighters made progress against a destructive Oregon blaze.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Volunteers move 2 tons of rock by hand at Kittitas County mine

More than 50 people showed up a week ago at a mine site north of Liberty to help move rock by hand, an effort organized by Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg.

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Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

Volunteers move 2 tons of rock by hand at Kittitas County mine

More than 50 people showed up a week ago at a mine site north of Liberty to help move rock by hand, an effort organized by Rep. Matt Manweller, R-Ellensburg.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Bellingham Herald

State to restart farmer internship program

A first-in-the-nation effort to support farming's future will restart July 1 in an expanded and extended format.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Volunteers move 2 tons of rock at Kittitas mine

The mine site belongs to disabled Vietnam veteran Tony Nicholas, 75, who lives in Kittitas.

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Fire Warning for Kittitas County was issued at July 22 at 10:54PM PDT

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