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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Cle Elum, Wash. (September 18, 2017) – Kittitas County Public Hospital District No. 2 has entered into a discussion with Kittitas Valley Healthcare and Swedish Health Services regarding a unique future collaboration. The three entities are considering a move which would allow Kittitas Valley Healthcare to relocate KVH Urgent Care – Cle Elum into the building on 1 st Street that ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Monday, September 18, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 09/18/2017 - The Jolly Mountain Fire has burned more than 36,808 acres of land 6 miles northwest of Cle Elum since August 11, 2017. With rain in the forecast, it is important to remember that large scale wildfires dramatically change terrain and ground conditions, which increases the risk of flooding and mudflows. Lands directly affected by fires and properties located ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, September 15, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 09/15/2017 - Effective at 8:00am Saturday morning (9/16), the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center will officially reduce the Evacuation Level 3 Advisory to a Level 2 Advisory from Bear Creek to Night Sky Drive, allowing more residents affected by the Jolly Mountain Fire to return home. This advisory change affects all residences north of Bear Creek, including the ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, September 11, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. ( September 11, 2017 ) – KVH Workplace Health, a new service that focuses on occupational medicine, is now open. Occupational medicine is a healthcare specialty that focuses on the maintenance of health in the workplace. If workplace injuries do occur, occupational medicine works in conjunction with Workers’ Compensation programs to treat employees and return them to ...read more
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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (September 6, 2017) – The Emergency Department at KVH Hospital has introduced a new offering for young patients. Ouchless ER makes a trip to the Emergency Department friendlier for children by focusing on the environment, equipment, and education. The concept of an Ouchless ER was brought forward by KVH CEO Julie Petersen, based on her experience with a similar offering at ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Kittitas County Press Release Public Works For Immediate Release Construction Update - Taneum Road Bridge Replacement and Washout Repair Kittitas County, WA - 09/06/2017 - Construction efforts to replace the existing timber and concrete bridge at the intersection of East Taneum Road and North Thorp Highway, and the repairs needed to restore two lanes of travel through the washed out portion of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 08/28/2017 - On August 28th, Deputy Nate Foster was promoted to Line Corporal for the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office. Foster is a 12 year veteran of the Sheriff's Office and has a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Central Washington University. He is active in the National Guard, serving our Country as a Lt. Colonel. Foster.JPG Kittitas County, from the ...read more
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Friday, August 25, 2017
Cle Elum, WA July 24, 2017 – The Kittitas County Park and Recreation District No. 1 is holding the first of several public meetings regarding the Towns to Teanaway Corridor (TTC) Project . The TTC is an effort to develop a non-motorized trail system that connects Ronald, Roslyn and Cle Elum providing access from each to the Teanaway Community Forest via Cle Elum Ridge, with trailheads and ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 07/12/2017 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE An extreme fire hazard currently exists in Kittitas County due to high temperatures, lowering relative humidity and low fuel moisture content of 10, 100 and 1,000 hr. fuels. As of Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 12:00 pm, a burn ban is in effect in all unincorporated areas of Kittitas County. All burning, including recreational fires and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, July 06, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (July 6, 2017) – Kittitas Valley Healthcare will teach hands-only CPR or “sidewalk CPR” at local farmer’s markets periodically throughout the summer. Hands-only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. According to the American Heart Association, hands-only CPR has been shown to be as effective as conventional CPR for cardiac arrests that occur at home, ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
Monday, May 08, 2017
​Kittitas County, WA - 05/08/2017 - On May 1, the City of Ellensburg began work on the 7th Avenue Bike Boulevard Project, which is part of a proposed route that will run from Wenas Street to Alder Street with the majority of the boulevard running along 7th Avenue. Bicycle boulevards, according to the National Association of City Transportation Officials, are streets with low motorized ...read more
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