Ecologist speaks on state of Washington wildfires

Victoria Shamrell, Scene Editor

November 5, 2015

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Washington State just had its biggest wildfire season in history this past summer. Wildfires are a natural phenomenon, and they will continue to happen despite what some may hope. Fire, however, is important to the environment...

Reduced snowpack may lead to empty reservoirs

Destini Dickinson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2015

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If Kittitas County gets very little snowpack this winter, the area could experience one of the worst droughts in recent years. Professor Carey Gazis of geochemistry and hydrogeology, Associate Professor Mike Pease of geogr...

Ellensburg Council candidates share views

Julia Moreno, Assistant News Editor

November 3, 2015

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The Ellensburg City Council’s only contested race this year is between Fennelle Miller and Chris Herion. Miller has previously served on the council while Herion is a new name on the ballot. The Observer recently asked Miller...

More questions than answers

Lindsey Wisniewski, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2015

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The young woman walked into her bathroom, sat on the toilet seat and pondered her next move. She reached into the medicine cabinet for a bottle of Tylenol PM, an over-the-counter pain reliever that most people have in their homes...

ASCWU: No student funds used for Wildcat Way name change

Destini Dickinson, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

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A week after the decision to rename D Street to Wildcat Way, Vice President for Academic Affairs for the Associated Students of Central Washington University (ASCWU) Hauke Harfst has said that no student fees will be spent on t...

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