BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Housed in a hundred-year-old Kittitas building is Central student William Reichlen’s self-owned and operated brewery, Colockum Craft Brewing. The brewery itself did not open for business until August of this year, but Reichlen had already built a reputation around town as a brewer. “I had a tendency to bring my beer […]
Archive for the ‘Nightlife’ Category
BY COLLIN JOHNSON, Staff Reporter Four weeks ago, D&M Coffee Co. opened a pizza restaurant across the street from Safeway. Owners Donna Malek and Mark Holloway established Cornerstone Pie with the full intention of giving Ellensburg the contemporary, artistic and eco-friendly touch that it needed. “What we want here, is what we’ve had to go out […]
BY JARYD CLINE, Sports Editor It was a cool, cloudy Thursday night in early October, and for this particular house on Sampson Street, it was a traditional party night. Thursdays are drinking nights, according to resident John Lynch. The house was plastered with beer signs and posters. The kitchen was even equipped with a vintage full-sized pop […]
BY ADAM WILSON, Assistant Scene Editor For longer than many students can remember, Third Eye Tattoo has been the only tattoo shop in Ellensburg. However, three months ago, three local tattoo artists opened up their shop. The Roost: Ink Club, located downtown, is giving the Third Eye a run for its money. “I just think people […]
BY DEREK SHUCK, Editor-in-Chief A fire juggler from Bellingham, trapeze artists from Michigan and even a magician from Scotland were some of the performers who participated in Ellensburg’s annual Buskers in the Burg street festival, put on by the Ellensburg Downtown Association last weekend. The festival kicked off with a parade of ten-foot tall puppets designed […]
By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter The fourth stop on Illest Uminati’s Illumination tour is in Ellensburg on May 18. The tour is to promote his first nationally distributed EP, and the first thing he has released under this name, Higgs Boson.
By MARGAUX MASSEY, staff reporter When someone is asked how they got involved with their current line of work, one answer that is never expected is: “It started with a dare.”
By CHLOE RAMBERG, staff reporter Mark Joseph (“Joey”) Smith was the type of man that lived every day to the fullest. Joey’s life was cut short when he unexpectedly passed away at the age of 31, leaving behind his girlfriend, three-year-old daughter, and unborn baby girl. “He lived his life, no one was going to […]
By LANDAN GARCIA, copy desk chief It’s 11 p.m. in Ellensburg, and AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” blasts from the door of Shooters 2.0.