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Kittitas County Satellite TV Users Seeing Outdated Law Updated
Rep. Matt Manweller has drafted a bill that would allow, but not require, the Kittitas County TV Reception Improvement District to provide an excise tax exemption to television owners receiving satellite television service. Currently there is a $30 per-household tax on over-the-air television in Kit…
Lawsuits File for Taylor Bridge Fire
A lawsuit has been filed against two construction companies accused of starting the Taylor Bridge Fire.
A dozen fire victims filed the suit in Kittitas County. They claim Conway Construction and Rainier Steel negligently started the fire that burned 23,000 acres and destroyed dozens of home...
Community Health of Central WA Celebrates 20th Anniversary
YAKIMA, WA – Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW), a not-for-profit healthcare provider, is proud to announce the 20th anniversary of its founding.  The originating members joined together 20 years ago to form a grassroots movement with the primary goal of providing access to aff…
Firefighters Making Progress on Central Washington’s Wildfires
(AP) Firefighters are continuing to make progress on Central Washington's two large wildfires.
containment is growing on the two fires, but smoke around Yakima is expected to hover for a while.
Fire officials report the 24-square-mile Cascade Creek Fire on the southwest slopes of Mount Adams is a…
Air Quality Reaching Hazardous Levels in Ellensburg
Air quality in Ellensburg has reached hazardous levels as a result of smoke from north and central Washington fires.
Wenatchee air quality has been hazardous since Sept. 12, according to data gathered by the Washington Department of Ecology...
More Wildfires in Yakima and Kittitas Counties
Nearly a thousand boots are on the ground fighting fires scattered across Yakima and Kittitas Counties. At this time, the largest one is only 10 percent contained. Poor air quality and heavy smoke is making life in Ellensburg a challenge...
Taylor Bridge Fire Nearly Full Containment
Washington (AP) Fire crews have reached 57 percent containment on a central Washington wildfire that has burned dozens of homes.
The Taylor Bridge fire east of Cle Elum, Wash., has burned across more than 36 square miles or 23,000 acres of grass, sagebrush and timber...

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