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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.

Essential Services for the Public Performed by County Road Crews

ELLENSBURG, WA (August 26, 2014) – The average citizen gives very little thought to the roads they drive on every day, until those roads are washed out in a flood, closed for repa...

Fair Play: Help Everyone Stay Healthy While Visiting the Kittitas County Fair

Labor Day weekend in Ellensburg involves carnival rides, fair food, animals, and more. Over 75,000 people visit the Kittitas County Fair and the Kittitas County Public Health Depa...

Call for sealed bids for Kittitas Highway Safety Improvement Project.

Kittitas Highway Safety Improvement Project, Kittitas County, Ellensburg, Washington. Sealed bids will be received by Kittitas County Public Works, at the reception desk locate...

Press Release 8-19-14 1145 Snag Canyon Fire

Effective at 12pm today, the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center will remove all evacuation notices for the Snag Canyon Fire, which is now 81% contained. Road closures wil...

Press Release 8-18-14 1115 Snag Canyon & South Cle Elum Ridge Fires

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has removed the Level 1 evacuation notice for Woods & Steele Road, as the South Cle Elum Ridge Fire is now 77% contained.

Air Quality Continues to Fluctuate as a result of Multiple Fires in Kittitas County

According to the Washington State Department of Ecology air quality monitoring site in Ellensburg, the air is “unhealthy for sensitive groups” as of 5:00 am today. The range of ai...

PSA 8-15-14 1030 Snag Canyon Fire

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center has updated damage assessments for the Snag Canyon Fire. There are now 22 confirmed structures lost, including 10 homes or cabins a...

PSA 8-14-14 1630 Snag Canyon Fire - Impacts of Wildfire increase flood risks

The Snag Canyon Fire has burned more than 12,500 acres of land 12 miles north of Ellensburg including in the Wilson and Naneum Canyons. Large scale wildfires dramatically alter th...

Notice of public hearing to consider a Petition to Annex into Fire District #3

The Kittitas County Board of Commissioners will meet at 1:00 p.m. on September 9, 2014 at 205 W. 5th Ave. #109 Ellensburg, WA to consider Petitions to Annex the Community of Cab...