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Friday, July 28, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 08/09/2017 - Solid Waste Advisory Committee Meeting (SWAC) Kittitas County Solid Waste will be holding a Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) Meeting at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 , the meeting will be held at the Kittitas County Solid Waste Office, 925 Industrial Way. The agenda will include discussion on considering fees and options for Household Hazardous ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 07/26/2017 - The deadline to submit an application to serve on the Solar Facilities Citizen Advisory Committee is August 1, 2017. Kittitas County is forming a citizen advisory committee to assist with the development and adoption of standards and/or criteria for siting of solar facilities that qualify as major alternative energy systems according to Kittitas County Code.In ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, July 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: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, July 21, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 07/21/2017 - The Kittitas County Public Health Department has free shingles vaccine available. Call the Kittitas County Public Health Department for an appointment today! The vaccine is free for adults who do not have health insurance, or if the insurance requires a co-pay. There is an administration fee of $23.00, but the fee can be reduced or waived based on your reported ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - Thursday, July 20, 2017 - Jason Eklund, Kittitas County GIS Coordinator, received the first place award for Best User Software Application at the international Esri User Conference. The application he developed, the Exotic Plant Information Collector (EPIC), is used by the Kittitas County Noxious Weed Board to manage weed inspections. It was built using the Esri Runtime ...read more
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Tuesday, July 18, 2017
BELLEVUE, Wash. (July 18, 2017) – Puget Sound Energy warns of a recent spike in a phone scam that targets residents and small businesses. Since the start of July, PSE has received nearly 200 reports of scammers trying to get money from customers, with six of those customers paying the thieves’ demands. Scammers use sophisticated phone technology to alter Caller ID systems so it ...read more
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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
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Kittitas County, WA - 07/11/2017 - Kittitas County is forming a citizen advisory committee to assist with the development and adoption of standards and/or criteria for siting of solar facilities that qualify as major alternative energy systems according to Kittitas County Code. In January, Kittitas County Commissioners placed a moratorium on accepting applications for these larger solar projects ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, 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
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Ellensburg, Wash. (June 27, 2017) – Kittitas Valley Healthcare will open a new service line in Fall 2017 to provide occupational medicine. Occupational medicine is a healthcare specialty that focuses on the maintenance of health in the workplace. The goal of a comprehensive occupational medicine program is to promote and maintain healthy workers through disease and injury prevention. It ...read more
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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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