July 31, 2019

The Kittitas Environmental Education Network’s partnership with Helen McCabe Memorial State Park might be extending far into the future, after KEEN organizers met with state officials last week.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission owns Helen McCabe Memo...

August 31, 2018

An adult Southern Resident Orca eats nearly 400 pounds of fish, mostly chinook salmon, every day. Tahlequah carried her dead calf for 17 days, traveling over 1,000 miles. Without eating.

We can easily identify with the plight of Tahlequah and her Orca family. The popula...

September 26, 2017

Summer passes by so quickly sometimes that we fail to fully appreciate it. However, this summer was tough on many levels. Fires surrounded us in the valley, and for some more than others, hit too close to home. Our neighbors to the south suffered flooding and major des...

April 22, 2017

If you value and want to preserve the earth, where would you choose to live to make the least impact? A rural area or an urban area? That’s the million-dollar question. As the Daily Record recently reported, Kittitas County is now in the top 10 fastest growing counties...

October 19, 2016

In Ellensburg, over the last century, many miles of streams have been piped and wetlands have been filled. Most of the remaining streams and wetlands are degraded to some extent through physical and hydrologic alterations, invasive species, and pollutants. Many Ellensb...

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