Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Chestnut Construction Continues

By Forrest Hollingsworth Construction is heavy on Chestnut Street right now and it appears it will be staying that way for a little while longer. The Ellensburg Public Works department, alongside hired consultants and contractors, is currently using money from a federal grant to get sidewalks and streets up to federal and ADA (Americans with […]

Mid-Air Collision Claims One Life, Other Survives

By Kyle Fenton CWU aviation professor Amy Hoover survived a mid air collision, between two small planes, 70 miles north of Boise near Landmark Airstrip. Both planes had no passengers aside from the pilots flying them. The collision killed the other pilot, 45-year-old Michael Bond of Fort Collins, Colo.

Ellensburg’s New Airwaves

By Justin Nunez Ellensburg is getting a new radio station very soon. It’s called Ellensburg Community Radio and it is a non-profit radio station located in the 420 Building and is dedicated to education. ECR will be streaming online during its infancy, but the station has already applied to the FCC for a low power […]

Jerrol’s art wall gets caught in dispute

BY Patience Collier News Editor BY Sarah Ruiz Online Editor   A mural depicting Pacific Northwest culture on the wall behind Jerrol’s Bookstore was recently defaced with racist iconography. The symbols can be connected to the Aryan Nation, a Neo-Nazi group. The creators of the mural, Josè Hernandez, a criminal law and sociology junior at […]

Central students prepare gender workshop for future educators

BY Kelsie Miller Staff Reporter   Two Central students will teach an education workshop on being an ally to transgender students this Monday. The workshop, which will be presented to students in Central’s education department, aims to give future educators the tools to help their students navigate transgender issues. Jeffrey Coté, a senior film and […]

Concert-goers face high-risk situations

BY Marissa Toussaint Staff Reporter   Many students at Central are unaware of the risks involved in heavily attended music festivals. Matt Christiansen, a Central law and justice and communication graduate, who also is Crowd Management Systems (CMS) head of marketing & client relations, talks about the dangers involved with substance abuse at the Gorge. […]

The EverGreen Scene: Concerned residents vie for repeal of pot land-use code

                    BY Colt Sweetland Assistant News Editor   Concerned Ellensburg residents rallied at the Kittitas County commissioners’ public hearing and asked for the repeal of a recently passed ordinance, spurred by two new marijuana facilities to be constructed in the agricultural-20 zone. The residents, who attended […]

New financial management at Central

BY Aaron Kunkler Staff Reporter   Central will be starting a new system of financial management this summer, involving the redistribution of college and department funds to cover budget shortfalls. This has sparked concern from faculty about forcing colleges to compete for students. In the past, funds raised by the university during the school year […]

Green Dot aims for campus safety

BY Colt Sweetland Assistant News Editor   Central’s Green Dot program, which is run by the Wellness Center on campus, is their primary risk prevention program. The Green Dot program is a copyrighted program that was adopted by Central during fall quarter of 2009. Andrea Easlick, assistant director and sexual assault response coordinator at the […]