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  1. Yakima Speedway: a throwback in danger of closing foreverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Seattle Times

    The crowds have been pretty good lately at Yakima Speedway - though maybe not quite like they were back in its 1960s and '70s golden era. Back then, stock-car racers were small-town heroes and fans packed the stands every Saturday night.


  2. Dino Rossi heads to November election in 8th Congressional District race; Kim Schrier leads DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Former state senator and real-estate investor Dino Rossi and pediatrician Kim Schrier were leading Tuesday in the nationally watched primary election race to succeed retiring Republican Congressman Dave Reichert. Rossi, the Republican, facing no other serious GOP contenders, easily advanced to the November general election, taking about 43 percent of the primary vote in Tuesday's count in the 8th Congressional District.


  3. Brush fire closes both directions of I-90, east of EllensburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A growing brush fire has closed both directions of Interstate 90, about six miles east of Ellensburg, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. A level 3 evacuation, which means residents should leave immediately, has been authorized for Vantage in Kittitas County, according to the Washington State Fire Marshal's Office.


  4. Searchers comb rugged area of Kittitas County in Baum caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Seattle Times

    A large-scale search involving law enforcement personnel from Washington, Idaho and as far as Montana was conducted Kittitas County over the weekend searching for evidence in the area where the skeletal remains of 10-year-old Lindsey Baum were found last fall. Last week authorities in Grays Harbor County announced that a DNA analysis confirmed remains found in Western Washington by hunters belonged to Baum.


  5. Solar panels on farmland? In Central Washington, that stirs a fight.Read the original story

    Apr 27, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Jeff and Jackie Brunson, who farm about 1,000 acres near Ellensburg, plan to lease out more than 80 acres of their land for a solar farm. If the plan is approved, solar panels would cover that property, including the parcel shown here, which is bordered by trees at left, Highway 97 in the distance and Tjossem Road at right.


  6. WA state lawmakers, staffers consider independent office to take harassment complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2018 | Seattle Times

    This year's state legislative session brought a flurry of efforts to address the culture of harassment in Olympia and elsewhere. But when the session wrapped up last month, lawmakers and officials left some big questions about what the Legislature should do with its own outdated and politically tinged processes for handling workplace complaints .


  7. Crashes involving 25 vehicles shut down snow-slicked I-90Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Seattle Times

    Twenty-five vehicles - including three jackknifed semi trucks - were involved in multiple collisions Saturday, causing minor injuries and major delays as westbound Interstate 90 east of Cle Elum shut down for hours all the way to Ellensburg. Trooper Brian Moore of the Washington State Patrol first reported the collisions on Twitter at 10:31 a.m. The closure that started at milepost 88 eventually was extended farther east to Ellensburg at milepost 109 to allow emergency crews to reach the crashes, said Trooper John Bryant, spokesman for the WSP based in Kittitas County.


  8. Huskies' heralded football recruiting class brings to mind that famous class from 1988Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Seattle Times

    At the time, Steve Emtman wasn't the centerpiece of the 1988 signing class. He became one of the best players in Washington history.


  9. Efforts target danger of growing Central Washington elk herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | Seattle Times

    Viewed at a distance, the thousands of elk that form the Colockum herd are as majestic a sight as you'll find in the rugged hills of eastern Kittitas County. But they also pose a potentially fatal danger to drivers speeding past on Interstate 90 and are an economic detriment to hay growers.


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