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Expect the Unexpected (In road construction zones)

Multiple recent work zone safety accidents around the US have brought home the reality of the dangers to road construction workers from distracted drivers. Kittitas Highway prese...

Kittitas Highway Construction Project Bids Opened

The Kittitas Highway Safety Improvement Project call for bids resulted in 4 bids being received and opened on September 18, 2014. Bids were received as follows: West Company $...

Drive-Thru Flu Vaccine! New Location!

The Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) will be holding the annual drive-thru flu vaccination clinic on October 17, 2014. This year we will hold the drive thru clinic ...

Notice of public hearing to review final project performance

The Board of Kittitas County Commissioners will meet at 2:00 pm on October 7, 2014 at County Courthouse Commissioners Auditorium to review and approve the final project performan...

2015 Lodging Tax Application Correction Notice

For Immediate ReleaseAn error has been found in the Lodging Tax Grant Fund application released Monday on the County’s and various Cities’ websites. The error is contained within ...

Kittitas County Lifts Burn Ban

ELLENSBURG, Wash.— Brenda Larsen, Kittitas County Fire Marshal, today announced that Kittitas County will lift the burn ban effective September 10, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.

County Calls for Lodging Tax Fund Grant Proposals For Local Event/Projects

Kittitas County is now accepting applications for Lodging Tax Fund grants for local events and projects. This call for applications is county-wide. The application is posted onli...

September is National Preparedness Month

Being prepared for an emergency or disaster can make it easier to get through the emergency and then to recover from it. The goal of National Preparedness Month is to increase the ...

Press Release 8-29-14 0800 Snag Canyon Fire

Effective this morning, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has removed all county roadblocks and road closure signs for the Snag Canyon Fire north of Ellensburg.

Open House for Amendments Cancelled

The public open house to receive public suggestion on proposed annual regulation and comprehensive plans amendments will not be held.