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COVID-19 Health Equity Coalition Announces Mini Grant Recipients

The COVID-19 Health Equity Coalition (CHEC) is pleased to announce that five COVID-19 health equity grants were awarded within Kittitas County. The grant awards range from $10,100 ...

Vantage Highway Fire - Update

26,490 acres35% containment

Cow Canyon Fire - Update

5,600 acres0% containment

Cow Canyon Fire – Evacuation Level Increased for Manastash Road Area

The Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) is increasing evacuation areas because of the Cow Canyon Fire. As of 9:00 am on August 4, 2022, the following evacuations are in effect...

Notice of public hearing to consider the new fee schedule for the Kittitas County Solid Waste Department

The Board of Kittitas County Commissioners will meet at 2:00pm on August 16, 2022 at 205 W. 5th Ave, Ellensburg, WA in the Commissioners Auditorium to consider the Resolution adopt...

Notice of public hearing to consider a Commercial Lease Amendment

The Kittitas County Board of Commissioners will meet at 2:00 pm on August 16, 2022, in the Commissioners Auditorium, 205 W. 5th Avenue, Room 109, to consider a Commercial Lease Am...

Notice of election

KITTITAS COUNTY AUDITOR ~ PRIMARY/SPECIAL ELECTION INFORMATION: Tuesday, August 2, 2022: Notice is hereby given that the following dates, deadlines, and meetings apply to the upc...

Burn Ban implemented in the Upper County

Kittitas County is currently experiencing dry conditions which elevate the risks of wild land fires. In the interest of public safety, starting at 0001 hrs. on Saturday, July 30, ...

Kittitas County Coroner's Office Awarded Grant Funding from Department of Justice

The Coroner's Office is breaking new ground with a state-of-the-art technology upgrade to better serve the community and help aid criminal justice partners thanks to a federal gran...

Hiker Rescued by Hoist After Fall on Pacific Crest Trail

At about 5:30 pm on Thursday July 21st, 2022, Kittitas County dispatchers took a distress call from the remote Joe Lake area, along the Pacific Crest Trail in Kittitas County. 36-y...