The Observer

Iron horse donates mask proceeds to brewing scholarships

Tamara Sevao, Online Editor
October 12, 2020

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Political rallies takeover downtown Ellensburg

David Snyder, Senior Reporter
October 12, 2020

Daily political rallies have turned a quiet town into a loud one. At the intersection of 5th and Main, in Ellensburg, passing cars blast their horns at a group of Black Lives Matter protestors. Local...

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An insight to student life in an online learning environment

Nidia Torres, Reporter
October 7, 2020

CWU has adapted to the ever-changing circumstances the COVID-19 pandemic has left people with by restructuring classes to suit the needs of staff, students, and faculty. Although online and hybrid classes...

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CWU Women’s Volleyball taking part in modified practices ahead of potential spring season

Derek Harper, Reporter
October 7, 2020

Like most things these days, nothing is normal for the CWU women’s volleyball team. Practices now include temperature checks, screenings, and social distancing.  Social distancing has caused some...

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Kittitas County general election forums

David Snyder, Senior Reporter
October 7, 2020

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Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame officially opens to public

Tamara Sevao, Online Editor
October 7, 2020

The Ellensburg Rodeo Hall of Fame (ERHOF) has been a non-profit organization since 1997. For years they have been residing in a small corner in the Western Culture and Art Center. When it finally worked...

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Kittitas County Auditor and USPS assure ballots will be counted on time

Jessica Perez, News Director
October 7, 2020

Even though a Washington State judge blocked further changes to the United States Postal Service (USPS) until after the presidential election, some people are still concerned about whether their ballot...

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When stuck at home, taking up plants can be a beneficial hobby

Amy Morris, Reporter
October 7, 2020

With many people stuck at home due to online classes, work or quarantine, taking care of plants has been a popular hobby to take on. However, it can be hard for college students who live in dorm rooms...

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Fall and Winter activities near Kittitas County

Derek Harper, Reporter
September 29, 2020

 There are multiple ways CWU students and those in Kittitas County can enjoy the fall and winter months both outdoors and indoors. For students, Outdoor Pursuits and Rentals (OPR) at CWU provides trips...

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Wildfires affect 2020 hunting season

Nidia Torres, Reporter
September 29, 2020

With the fire and smoke from the Evans Canyon Fire receding into the Wenas and Oak Creek areas, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFAW) is trying to maintain the damaged areas and provide...

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KVJSA brings organized youth sports back to Kittitas County

David Snyder, Senior Reporter
September 29, 2020

On September 9, Kittitas County announced it would permit organized recreational youth sports to play this fall under Washington State guidelines for Phase 3. Following a brief delay - due to poor air...

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