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Wednesday, April 01, 2020
News ReleaseWeekly New Unemployment Claims ReportEmployment Security Department#20-010FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 26, 2020Email media inquiries:  media@esd.wa.gov  Unemployment insurance applications increased 843 percent over previous weekOLYMPIA – During the week of March 15-21, 133,464 new claims for unemployment benefits were filed with the Employment Security Department (ESD) which was an ...read more
Categories: Economic, Local News, Community, Government, Public Notice
Monday, March 30, 2020
Kittitas County, WA - 03/30/2020 - In Kittitas County, testing eligibility for COVID-19 is based on the parameters currently set by Dr. Mark Larson, Health Officer for the Kittitas County Public Health Department. To date, testing is being done for people who are symptomatic and at risk (over 60 years old, pregnant, or underlying health condition), healthcare workers who have been potentially ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Public Notice, Government, Local News
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Ellensburg, Wash. (3/24/2020)- The Ellensburg Downtown Association is hosting a video contest in an effort to support the downtown businesses upon reopening. The “I Want to Party With____” Contest encourages the public to submit a 30-second video explaining what business they would like to party with once we are safely back in full working order. The videos will be reviewed by the Ellensburg ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Local News
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Kittitas County, WA - 03/25/2020 - Under the stay-at-home health order from March 24 to April 3rd, property owners of vacation rentals and homes are to stop providing services that invite people into Kittitas County. Vacation properties are non-essential services and booking a vacation rental at this time is in direct violation of the March 23rd stay-at-home order from the Health Officer, as well ...read more
Categories: Education, Local News, Community, Government, Public Notice
Monday, March 23, 2020
Kittitas County, WA - 03/23/2020 - Kittitas County will host a press conference today March 23, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. outside of the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Public Safety Building located at 307 W Umptanum Road in Ellensburg, Washington. The press conference will address the Health Order and supporting Resolution that is slated to go before the Kittitas County Board of Health at 3:00 p.m. today.The ...read more
Categories: Government, Local News, Community, Health, Public Notice
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Kittitas County, WA - 03/18/2020 - The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) is fielding many questions about whether someone should quarantine right now. Our overall answer to the community would be that if you are able to self-quarantine today – to do so. KCPHD understands that staying home from work is not a possibility for everyone, and KCPHD staff is taking all necessary ...read more
Categories: Community, Health, Public Notice, Government, Local News
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Lower Kittitas District CourtKittitas County, WA - 03/17/2020 - Press Release Lower Kittitas County District Court For Immediate Release Lower Kittitas County District Court issues emergency orderIn response to the public health emergency declared by the Washington State Governor and the Kittitas County Board of Commissioners, the Lower Kittitas County District Court has suspended various court ...read more
Categories: Community, Government, Health, Local News, Public Notice
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Kittitas County, WA - 03/17/2020 - Due to public health concerns the Kittitas County Superior Court is temporarily closed to the general public. Although the general public is discouraged from visiting the Court, the Court does remain open to deal with issues involving domestic violence, threats to physical security, threats to loss of housing, or other emergencies. Attorneys or individuals with ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Government, Local News, Public Notice