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West Nile virus confirmed in Kittitas County horse

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) reports that West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed in a horse in Kittitas County. The confirmed case is in a fifteen year o...

How to Be Prepared: Effects of Wildfire Increase Flood Risks

The Jolly Mountain Fire has burned more than 36,808 acres of land 6 miles northwest of Cle Elum since August 11, 2017. With rain in the forecast, it is important to remember that ...

Cómo prepararse: los efectos de los incendios forestales aumentan los riesgos de inundación

El incendio de Jolly Mountain ha quemado más de 36,808 acres de tierra 6 millas al noroeste de Cle Elum desde el 11 de agosto, 2017. Con lluvia en el pronóstico, es importante reco...

Evacuation Advisory To Be Reduced from Bear Creek to Night Sky Drive on Saturday

Effective at 8:00am Saturday morning (9/16), the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center will officially reduce the Evacuation Level 3 Advisory to a Level 2 Advisory from Bear ...

More Evacuation Advisories Reduced for Jolly Mountain Fire

Effective today (Wednesday 9/13), the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center officially reduced the Evacuation Advisories in several areas affected by the Jolly Mountain Fire.

Notice of Public Hearing to Consider Purchase of Water Rights - Schnebly

The Kittitas County Board of Commissioners will meet at 4:00 p.m. on September 25, 2017 at 205 West 5th Ave. Room 109 Ellensburg, WA to consider the purchase of Water Rights from C...

Residents Allowed to Return to Homes in Teanaway

Effective at 9:00am this morning (Tuesday 9/12), the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center officially reduced the Evacuation Advisory in certain parts of the Teanaway area, a...

Se les permite regresar a sus hogares a los Residentes de Teanaway

Efectivo a las 9 de la mañana (martes 9/12), El Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia (EOC) del Condado de Kittitas, redujo oficialmente el aviso de evacuación en ciertas partes del ...

Anticipated Reopening of West Fork and Middle Fork Teanaway and Lower Lake Cle Elum areas

The Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center, at the recommendation of the Fire Team, anticipates lowering the evacuation levels early this week in specific areas affected by th...