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Homicide Suspect Arrested

Detectives from the Kittitas County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit have arrested 25 year old Christopher Almaral of Ellensburg for the murder of Stephanie Curtis.

Potential site added to list of sites being considered for the new Ellensburg Transfer Station

Kittitas County has added a new site, named the US 97/Old Highway 10 site, to the list of sites currently being considered for the new Ellensburg Transfer Station.

Notice of election

Current Election Information - February 13, 2018 Special Election

Deputy Graduates Taking Top Honor

On Friday January 5th, Kittitas County Sheriff's Deputy Tyler Harris graduated from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center's Basic Law Enforcement Academy.

Succession planning workshop for family landowners in central Washington

Washington State University Extension is offering the award-winning “Ties to the Land” succession planning workshop in Ellensburg in January. Succession planning is the human side ...

Business targeted in new scam

The Kittitas County Sheriff's Office responded to two fraud complaints targeting local businesses. The scammers posed as a Sheriff's Deputy. The callers attempted to extort funds ...

Progress being made on selecting a site for the new Ellensburg Transfer Station

Progress being made on selecting a site for the new Ellensburg Transfer Station

Superior Court Case Management Changes Coming


Bar 14 Road to be Closed Indefinitely Monday October 30th 2017

Work to prepare for the removal of the Bar 14 Road Bridge over Naneum Creek will begin on Monday October 30th, 2017. This will also include construction of side channels, ditch ma...

2017 Second Half Property Taxes Due

Property owners in Kittitas County have until Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to pay the second half of their 2017 property taxes. After that date, interest charges and penalties will be...