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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.

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...

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...

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...

Call for sealed bids for the recycling of oil and antifreeze from Kittitas County collection sites.

This call for sealed bids is for the recycling of oil and antifreeze from Kittitas County collection sites. Bids are due by September 9, 2014, 2 pm, at which time bids will no l...

Reduction of Property Assessments for Fire Damaged Property

Marsha Weyand, Assessor, would like to make property owners affected by wildfires or other types of property destruction in Kittitas County aware of a possible reduction of propert...