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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-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.
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Fire Prevention Week 2019 Poster Contest Winners Announced
The Kittitas County Fire Marshal's Office in partnership with the local fire districts hosted a poster contest during Fire Prevention Week, October 6th-12th. Both Governor Jay Inslee and the Kitttias County Board of Commissioners issued proclamations recognizing Fire Prevention Week.
All Kittitas County schools were invited to participate. Posters were reviewed by a panel of judges consisting of elected officials who met at the County Courthouse to perform the judging.
The 1st place winners each received a ride to school in a fire truck this week. The names of the winning students will be memorialized on a plaque located at the Courthouse. The winning posters will also be on display for the public.
The 2nd place winners each received a certificate and were recognized in their schools. Both winners will be having lunch with firefighters in the coming week.
The contest winners for 2019 are:
1st Place for grades K-4: Drew Stenson, Easton
1st Place for grades 5-8: Myriam Gonzalez Ramos, Kitttias
2nd Place for grades K-4: Lucy Ramsey, Easton
2nd Place for grades 5-8: Yaridza Ramirez, Morgan Middle School
Photos of 1st place winners:
Smokey the Bear, Drew Stenson, Fire Marshal Pat Nicholson
Myriam Gonzalez Ramos with Kittitas Valley Fire Rescue firefighters
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Patrick Nicholson, Fire Marshal 509-962-7000
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.