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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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Multiple school districts are receiving indoor air monitoring via the Kittitas County Public Health Department (KCPHD) as a result of recent hazardous/very unhealthy air in Kittitas County. Thorp, Ellensburg, Cle Elum, and Kittitas School Districts have all received monitoring from KCPHD. Every school district is being proactive and working with KCPHD to mitigate air quality conditions within school.
Residents can take steps to protect themselves from the health effects of wildfire smoke by following the Washington State Department of Health’s recommendations below:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Kasey Knutson, Public Information Officer, 509-962-7515
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.