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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
Kittitas County, WA -
The Sheriff's Office lowered the Evacuation Level in Cook Canyon from Level III to Level II this morning at 6:30 AM.
Shifting winds, cooler temperatures and continued efforts from firefighters have allowed the residents in Cook Canyon to return to their homes this morning. The Colockum, Parke Creek, Secret Valley and Caribou Canyons are still closed. We do not have confirmation on any structural loss at this time. Additional information will be released as soon as it is available.
Please consult the Kittitas County Web Page http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us or call the Kittitas County Emergency Operations Center at 509-933-8305 for any specific questions or to report concerns.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Clayton Myers, Undersheriff
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.