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Traditional Eaton family cattle drive lives on

Laynie Erickson, Reporter
February 13, 2021

Every year just outside of Ellensburg in the Yakima River Canyon, over 200 cows make their way down state route 821. The annual Eaton family cattle drive has been a Kittitas County tradition for well over...

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Local radio host Steve Scellick retires after decades on-air

David Snyder, News Director
February 12, 2021

On New Year’s Eve, local country radio host Steve Scellick retired from his long-running morning show on KXLE-Ellensburg. However, he’s not quite riding off into the sunset yet. Scellick plans to...

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False spike in COVID-19 registration caused by computer error

Mitchell Roland, Reporter
February 12, 2021

A drastic spike in COVID-19 vaccine registration in Kittitas County last week was caused by computer error, not by people from outside the county coming to register for the vaccine. The Kittitas County...

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CWU Grad Turned Tik Tok Star

Tamara Sevao, News Director/Staff Reporter
February 6, 2021

All it took was one Tik Tok video for CWU alum Mackenzie Adams to get on national television. A video that started as a way for Adams to see how her virtual lessons would look and sound.  Adams said...

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Black History Month Proclamation

Rey Green, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2021

Protests and rallies have raised tension in Ellensburg and caught the attention of the city council. Mayor Bruce Tabb said he believes the Black History Month proclamation city council made on Feb....

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Virtual Lobby Day

Mitchell Roland, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2021

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Resonate Church Resumes In-Person Service

Samantha Cabeza, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2021

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Stimulus or Scam?

Laynie Erickson, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2021

Many Kittitas County residents unexpectedly received their second round of stimulus payments in the form of a Visa bank card. Several, primarily senior citizens, found this to be a problematic method of...

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The Morgan Insider: A learning tool for young students

Peighton Bortle, Reporter
January 28, 2021

Morgan Middle School has advanced its student learning by publishing students’ work into their newspaper, The Morgan Insider.  Used as a learning tool, the Insider is a fun way to burst the students’...

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2021 commencement to be conducted virtually

Mitchell Roland, Reporter
January 28, 2021

For the second year in a row, CWU’s commencement ceremony will be held completely virtually due to health and safety risks associated with the ongoing pandemic. During this year’s commencement,...

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Students vote in-person in the SURC

November 10, 2020

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