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Ellensburg High School graduates 234 in class of 2018  Daily Record-News

Senior India Mabbutt took the stage during Ellensburg High School's 2018 commencement ceremony and gave her classmates a simple message.

Ellensburg High School volleyball hosts preseason jamboree  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School volleyball team tuned up for the coming season by welcoming Cle Elum-Roslyn High School and Kittitas High School for a ...

Janet Elise Campbell  Yakima Herald-Republic

Janet Elise Campbell was born June 10, 1927, in Ellensburg, WA to Edwin and Mathilda Nelson. She was the youngest of four sisters and grew up on a small ...

Local sports round up: Ellensburg football stays alive  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg football stays alive. The Ellensburg High School football team traveled to Quincy to keep its playoff hopes alive and defeated the Jackrabbits, 47-8.

Nine new members set to be inducted into Ellensburg Athletics Hall of Fame  Daily Record-News

Spanning nearly a century of excellence, the Ellensburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2018 includes two teams, five individuals, a coach and an ...

Ellensburg Schools bracing for smokey start to the school year  Daily Record-News

The school year is fast approaching and with the smoke still clinging to the Kittitas Valley, the Ellensburg School District is preparing its facilities to try to keep ...

Ellensburg School District employees honored  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg School District teachers and staff were the focus at a Leaders of Learning awards ceremony last week in the Ellensburg High School commons.

Ellensburg High School athletics releases plans for new multi-use sports facility  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School football coach Randy Affholter joked that his biggest home field advantage at Andreotti Field is his players know where all the holes and ...

Ellensburg High School students participate in nationwide walkout  Daily Record-News

More 200 Ellensburg High School students walked out of class on Wednesday as part of nationwide walkout to bring awareness to school violence.

Ellensburg girls soccer two-second half goals plenty for 2-0 victory over Ephrata  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School girls soccer made a clear statement Tuesday afternoon in the Central Washington Athletic Conference (CWAC).

Ellensburg's Dion Hardeman scores 4 TDs in 47-20 win over Ephrata  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg running back Dion Hardeman had never played in a CWAC game.

Prep Sports Roundup: Ellensburg football falls to Royal  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg football falls to Royal. ROYAL CITY — The Ellensburg High School football team lost its season opener with a loss to Royal High School, 34-7 on ...

New app helps Ellensburg students report concerning behavior  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School and Morgan Middle School have rolled out a new application named “STOPit” which allows students to anonymously report incidents or ...

New EHS band teacher eager to learn  Daily Record-News

When Robbie Rutherford was about to graduate from Central Washington University with a music degree, he started to get a little worried about his job ...

EHS band teacher Don May taking job in Pasco  Daily Record-News

Sometimes you just get an offer you can't refuse. After 19 years of teaching in the Ellensburg School District, two-time Teacher of the Year Don May is packing up ...

Ellensburg football propels in second half, beating Prosser 26-14  Daily Record-News

When starting quarterback Brady Helgeson heard he would start splitting time with backup quarterback Ryan Ferguson, he was not in a state of bliss with the ...

Ellensburg football moves on to conference championships as the No. 1 seed in CWAC North  Daily Record-News

It took two days for the head coach of the Ellensburg High School football team, Randy Affholter, to get over the 10-7 loss to Othello Huskies on Oct 12.

Local sports briefs: Ellensburg High School cross teams advance to state  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School cross teams advance to state. The Ellensburg High School boys and girls cross teams took different routes but both qualified for state at ...

Ellensburg High School soccer season ends in 3-1 loss  Daily Record-News

A strong Sehome High School soccer team landed two quick blows in the state 2A quarterfinal soccer match against Ellensburg Saturday and held on for a 3-1 ...

Ellensburg athletics inducts another group of players, coaches into its Hall of Fame  Daily Record-News

Eight individuals and two teams were enshrined in the Ellensburg High School Athletics Hall of Fame Saturday night during an event that featured inductees ...

Districts, Legislators experiencing disconnect when it comes to McCleary funding  Daily Record-News

Several school districts around the state are claiming the sky is falling, while legislators who wrote and passed McCleary are singing a different tune.

Changes coming for 2019 Ellensburg Rodeo Royalty  Daily Record-News

With fall upon the Kittitas Valley, those vying to earn a spot on the Ellensburg Rodeo Royal Court will find things are a bit different in the selection process for.

Ellensburg girls soccer surges past Wapato, 9-0  Daily Record-News

You could call it a routine performance for the Ellensburg High School girls soccer team on Thursday afternoon against Wapato.

EHS Fall Play Club debuting 'Wizard of Oz' Thursday  Daily Record-News

When Ellensburg Fall Play director Maria Manning was struggling to come up with a production idea for 2018, it came to her in the shower — “The Wizard of Oz.”

Under construction: Morgan Middle School nearing completion  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School District is wrapping up construction of Morgan Middle School, and will welcome eighth graders back into the building at the start of the ...

Ellensburg man faces sexual misconduct charges  Daily Record-News

An Ellensburg man arrested on Tuesday is facing charges of having inappropriate sexual relationships with minors.

Prep Sports Roundup: Ellensburg cross country competes in Fort Steilacoom Invite  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg cross country competes in Fort Steilacoom Invite. The Ellensburg High School cross country team completed in its first traditional cross country meet ...

EHS to recognize top graduates differently this year  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg's top high school scholars will be recognized a little differently this year.

Ellensburg bond proposal would build new school, fix others  Daily Record-News

It all starts with a plan, and the Ellensburg School District has several of them.

Ellensburg School District shaking up meeting schedule  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School District Board of Directors is shaking up its meeting schedule this year, making room a few new types of meetings.

Bulldogs' football gets shut out 12-0 in CWAC Championship  Daily Record-News

A 22-play drive that resulted in no points for the Ellensburg High School football team described the offensive performance Saturday night in the Central ...

Morgan track coach facing sexual misconduct charges fired from Ellensburg School District  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School Board voted unanimously to terminate the employment of Devin McCrary with the Ellensburg School District during its regular meeting ...

School board puts school bond on the November ballot  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School Board unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday to put a $59.5 million bond on the November ballot to build a new elementary ...

Former CWU women's hoops coach Jeff Whitney hired to take over Ellensburg girls basketball  Daily Record-News

For the first time in seven seasons, the Ellensburg High School girls basketball team will start its season with a new head coach.

Coach arrested on charges of sexual relationship with Ellensburg High School student  Yakima Herald-Republic

ELLENSBURG — An Ellensburg School District coach has been arrested on allegations of sexual misconduct with a high school student.

Bulldogs volleyball undefeated in conference with 3-0 victory over Quincy  Daily Record-News

“She's a freshman, she's a freshman!” Those were the chants of the Ellensburg High School student section as the Bulldogs volleyball hosted the Quincy ...

Bulldog cross country teams prepare for 2018 season  Daily Record-News

Fall sports are off and running and that means the Ellensburg High School cross country team.

Volleyball: Ellensburg defeats Selah, 9-0 | Photos and Videos  Yakima Herald-Republic

Action from a CWAC volleyball match between Ellensburg High and Selah High at Ellensburg High School, 1203 E. Capitol Ave. in Ellensburg, Wash., ...

School in session in Cle Elum, Thorp and Kittitas  Daily Record-News

All around Kittitas County, kids are going back to school.

Last second field goal has Ellensburg football fall, 10-7  Daily Record-News

You could say miscues were the culprits for the Ellensburg Bulldogs football team on Homecoming night.

Bulldogs' execute on both sides of the ball with 31-7 victory  Daily Record-News

The goal for the Ellensburg High School football team was simple: run the ball; keep it out of their hands; and convert when they needed to convert.

Local football games cancelled due to lightning | Sports  Daily Record-News

Both the Ellensburg and Kittitas high school football games were cancelled on Friday night after significant lightning was spotted in the area.

Ellensburg boys hoops advance to District Semifinals after win over Ephrata  Daily Record-News

After losing its last five games, the Ellensburg High School boys basketball team came into Wednesday desperate for a win.

Students descend on Ellensburg for their first week back at Central Washington University  Daily Record-News

The first week of school is a hectic, but fun time for students. Roads clog with traffic as students head to class every morning, lines at coffee stands across town.

Ellensburg girl's soccer headed to CWAC Championship after penalty shootout victory against Ephrata  Daily Record-News

It was a year ago that the Ellensburg High School girls' soccer team was in the exact same scenario.

Ellensburg soccer overtime victory sends them to state  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — The playoffs haven't been seamless for the Ellensburg High School girls' soccer team with an overtime penalty shootout victory in the ...

Eighth grade returns to Morgan Middle School  Daily Record-News

With construction crews putting the finishing touches on Morgan Middle School, not only is school back, but the middle school family is back together, too.

Community learns to cope with poor air quality  Daily Record-News

If an event or activity requires breathing, it is impacted by poor air quality.

Ellensburg wrestling finishes eighth at home Westberg Invitational  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School wrestling team finished eighth overall at its host Westberg Invitational on Saturday.

Ellensburg High School athletics hires new boys soccer coach  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School athletic department announced Thursday that it hired Mark Timko as its new boys soccer coach.

EHS girls say yes to the dress  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School senior Sidney Moore, 17, was volunteering at APOYO — a clothing and food bank geared toward the Hispanic community — when a ...

Man pleads not guilty to sexual misconduct charges  Daily Record-News

An Ellensburg man pleaded not guilty to charges of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with minors in Kittitas County Superior Court on Monday.

"Little Mermaid Jr." opens on Friday  Daily Record-News

Valley Musical Theatre's Rising Stars program for middle school students will present the “Little Mermaid Jr.,” a shortened version of the full-length Broadway ...

Cle Elum-Roslyn football fields young team for 2018 season  Daily Record-News

CLE ELUM — With fall finally here, the Cle Elum-Roslyn High School Warriors have geared up for the 2018 football season.

Bulldogs girls soccer wins in first round of state  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School soccer has endured some drama these past few weeks during district playoffs — and has continued through the state tournament.

Editorial: McCleary fix needs fixing  Daily Record-News

It was not all that long ago that there was a sense of relief, if not jubilation, that the state Legislature had finally resolved the long-standing challenge of ...

Ellensburg volleyball moves on to semi-finals in 2A state playoffs  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School volleyball team won two matches at the state 2A tournament Friday to advance to the semifinal match Saturday.

EHS play 'Beauty and the Beast' opens Thursday  Daily Record-News

After months of hard work, long nights and juggling responsibilities, the Ellensburg High School winter musical is almost ready to open.

Senior pitchers Carissa Burgess, Kalli Fahey lead Ellensburg softball past Quincy  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School softball coach Scott Gant came into the season knowing he could have a lethal one-two pitching combination with seniors Carissa ...

Ellensburg girls' swim team preparing for districts | Sports  Daily Record-News

A couple weeks without a pool wasn't an issue for the Ellensburg High School girls' swim team.

Ellensburg boys soccer defeats La Salle in penalty kicks  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School boys soccer team opened its 2018 season on Saturday with a come-from-behind win against 1A La Salle High School.

Ellensburg High School sends off seniors with tools for success  Daily Record-News

At the beginning of the school year, Ellensburg High School's Class of 2017 chose Steve Prefontaine's motto,”To give anything less than your best self is to ...

Area schools holding Veteran's Day assemblies on Friday  Daily Record-News

Schools around the county will be honoring veterans ahead of Veterans Day on Friday with special assemblies.

Ellensburg senior Joe Davis won't stay sidelined  Yakima Herald-Republic

Joe Davis doesn't mind being front and center. Not in an attention-grabbing, spotlight-seeking kind of way. The Ellensburg senior simply wants to do what he can ...

Ellensburg boys basketball's season ends with District loss to Toppenish  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA — Tuesday night was all about reflection for the Ellensburg High School boys basketball team. The Bulldogs reflected on their season, their time with ...

Women provide powerful statements to courtroom at sentencing  Daily Record-News

Two young women and their family members recounted the psychological and physical trauma they endured at the mercy of Devin McCrary.

Ellensburg High School Athletics holds third annual Hall of Fame ceremony  Daily Record-News

There will be 73 years of talented Bulldog athletics history inside the Ellensburg High School gymnasium on Sept. 30 during the Bulldogs third annual Hall of ...

Local prep athletes recognized at Sports Stars awards ceremony  Daily Record-News

Kittitas High School junior point guard Brock Ravet winning 2B State Player of the Year.

High School Roundup: Polacek leads Ellensburg baseball into district championship  Yakima Herald-Republic

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Junior Tyler Polacek pitched a three-hitter and had a big day at the plate to lead Ellensburg to an 8-1 victory over Ephrata in the CWAC ...

Stan and Vera: A love story  Daily Record-News

Stan Dudley will acknowledge that the hardest time in his life was not serving in the dangers of the South Pacific in World War II, but it was the loss.

High School Baseball Roundup: Ellensburg back in final four for third straight year  Yakima Herald-Republic

AUBURN, Wash. — After rallying to knock out Fife, Ellensburg erupted for two huge breakout innings and routed Sehome 14-1 in the Class 2A state baseball ...

Kittitas boys basketball takes down Brewster in Regional Round  Daily Record-News

Before Friday night, Kittitas junior point guard Brock Ravet had never played a game at Ellensburg High School.

Ellensburg clinic adds New PAs to medical team  Daily Record-News

Community Health of Central Washington-Ellensburg has added two new physician assistants, Kelly Behne, PA, and Amy Claussen, PA, to its medical team, ...

Ellensburg baseball battles Selah to earn split in regular season meeting  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School baseball team might not have accomplished what it ultimately wanted on Saturday afternoon, but it will take what it got.

Prep Roundup: Brock Ravet wins 2B Player of the Year  Daily Record-News

Brock Ravet wins 2B Player of the Year. Kittitas junior point guard Brock Ravet added to his trophy case his second consecutive Associated Press 2B Boys ...

McCleary decision showing its head at the bargaining table  Daily Record-News

Bargaining for higher wages is never easy, but in the climate of changing funding models, it gets a little bit trickier. Cathie Day, the Ellensburg High School ...

Junior Tyler Polacek sends Ellensburg baseball to state championship game  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA — Ellensburg High School junior pitcher Tyler Polacek smiled as he walked off the field at Yakima County Stadium.

Local Sports Roundup: Ellensburg girls basketball loses to Toppenish  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg girls basketball loses to Toppenish. The Ellensburg High School girls basketball team lost to Toppenish at home on Saturday night, 53-49.

Ellensburg police investigate threat to high school  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School District sent out a message to parents Thursday night alerting them to a threatening social media post, posted Wednesday, which had ...

KVFR passes financial and accountability audit  Daily Record-News

Kittitas Valley Fire and Rescue passed its annual financial and accountability audit with excellence, according to a news release from KVFR.

Prep Roundup: Ellensburg soccer loses to Toppenish  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg soccer loses to Toppenish. The Ellensburg High School boys soccer team lost to Toppenish High School 4-0 on Saturday morning. The Bulldogs ...

Parents, teachers express concern over shortened winter break  Daily Record-News

Parents and teachers expressed concern at Wednesday's school board meeting about a shortened winter break, which has been reduced from 10 or 11 week ...

KVH Family Medicine adds to its staff  Daily Record-News

Lee Jackson, ARNP, NP-C, has joined the staff at KVH Family Medicine-Ellensburg, according to a news release from the clinic.

Work has started on art installation at City Hall  Daily Record-News

The creative process has the reputation of being isolated with artist sequestered in studios and workshops. That's not the case with the Robert Harrison art ...

School superintendent candidates narrowed to 3  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School Board narrowed its list of finalists for superintendent from five to three after interviewing the candidates in public on Saturday.

Prescribed burn bans will take place in Kittitas and Yakima counties  Daily Record-News

Firefighters from seven agencies across the state will once again be managing fire in Central Washington next week, according to a news release. Local and ...

Game developer returning to Ellensburg to talk about computer science  Daily Record-News

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but for Michael Stearns, perseverance and passion led him to his goal, albeit in a round-about way.

Ellensburg High School football through the years  Daily Record-News

In the 107-year history of Ellensburg High School football, you see what you see at most schools over that span of time: some success, some down years and ...

Ellensburg High School live mascot 'Moon Pie' dies  Daily Record-News

It's always hard to lose the family dog, but when your family is the Ellensburg community, it's even harder.

State-bound Bulldogs get set to surge among stiff competition  Daily Record-News

With fall sports at its peak, the Ellensburg High School Bulldogs are gearing up for prime competition, having qualified for yet another WIAA 2A state run on both ...

Robert Johnston reflects on family, war, work and freedom  Daily Record-News

Robert J. Johnston, looking back on his life when he entered into his early 90s, said he hadn't thought much about someday reaching the lofty pinnacle of 100 ...

Oregon man wanted on alleged rape charge found in Ellensburg  Daily Record-News

An Oregon man was booked into the Kittitas County Jail by the U.S. Marshals Office around 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Fall colors on display throughout the county  Daily Record-News

Fall can be a brief, but also an indescribably brilliant, season in Kittitas County. One of the benefits of living in the county is it does not take long to find a location ...

CWU students experience goat yoga on the SURC lawn  Daily Record-News

There's a lot of different types of yoga, but most people aren't familiar with the practice that came to Central Washington University on Tuesday.

Kittitas holds a 'walk in' for student safety  Daily Record-News

Kittitas Police Chief Chris Taylor lined up 17 students and teachers in front of a full auxiliary gym at Kittitas High School and asked the room a simple question.

Sports briefs: Ellensburg girls finish fifth and boys place eighth in state for cross country  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg girls finish fifth and boys place eighth in state for cross country. The Ellensburg High School girls cross country team placed fifth in the 2A cross ...

Pedestrian hit and killed walking at night  Daily Record-News

Editor's note: The print version of today's Daily Record has the incorrect age for the pedestrian killed. The incorrect age was provided to the Daily Record ...

Ellensburg boys basketball calls on supporting cast in win over Grandview  Daily Record-News

Throughout their four games this season, the Ellensburg High School boys basketball team's offense has been propelled by junior Steele Venters and senior ...

Smoky skies from wildfires return to Northwest  Daily Record-News

SEATTLE (AP) — Poor air quality will be common across parts of the Pacific Northwest this week as winds push smoke from surrounding wildfires into the region ...

Four injured while conducting military practices near Kittitas  Daily Record-News

Four people were injured during a military vehicle crash along the south side of Interstate 90 at milepost 125, 10 miles east of Kittitas on Saturday morning, ...

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