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Ellensburg High School principal to resign  Daily Record-News

Jeff Ellersick, principal of Ellensburg High School, has announced he will not be returning for the next school year and is resigning as principal at EHS.

Lane Griffin Obituary - Ellensburg, WA | Daily Record

Lane Roger Griffin Lane "Roger" Griffin crossed the finish line, starting a new journey May 19, 2019 at age 83 while holding the hands of his family. Born the son ...

Three Ellensburg High School seniors sign letter of intent to compete at the collegiate level  Daily Record-News

On the last official day for Ellensburg High School's 2018-19 school year, athletic director Cole Kanyer held an early morning event on Wednesday for three ...

Ellensburg district track and field results  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School track and field team hosted districts at Central Washington University new Recreation Sports Complex on Saturday.

Ellensburg High School aims for home run experience during softball clinic  Daily Record-News

Morgan Rogers remembers spending time at the Ellensburg High School softball clinic. Now 17 years old, Rogers coaches young girls through the various steps ...

Setting the stage: EHS grads turn the tassel  Daily Record-News

"We could be the generation that says OK and takes the white-hot coal that is the world, to hold it close as we cut a new path through the wilderness.

Ellensburg football coach Randy Affholter accepts head coaching job at Kennewick High School  Daily Record-News

Randy Affholter has been around Ellensburg High School for quite sometime — 22 years to be exact — as head football coach and teacher.

Ellensburg track athletes shine at regional meet  Daily Record-News

Patrick Adkisson took one look at the three flags trackside at Central Washington University, standing straight out, poles bent over like a fly rod with a 20-pound ...

Ellensburg High School wrestling sends seven to regionals  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School wrestling is taking seven to regionals at 10 a.m. Saturday at Ellensburg High School.

EHS winter musical 'Hello Dolly!' debuts at Morgan Middle School Thursday  Daily Record-News

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but for those still looking to get matched up, they might try to pick up some tips from Dolly Gallagher-Levi at Morgan Middle ...

Two Ellensburg High School golfers signed to play collegiate golf next fall  Daily Record-News

Two colleges corralled two more student-athletes from Ellensburg High School on Tuesday.

Ellensburg track results  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School hosted a track meet on Thursday. East Valley and Othello high schools were also present.

Ellensburg boys soccer advances to state tournament  Daily Record-News

As the day went on, the moment rapidly developed into the moment of truth with a berth to the state tournament hanging in the balance Saturday at the 2A boys.

Jeff Zenisek, former CWU football coach, accepts position as head coach for Ellensburg football  Daily Record-News

Jeff Zenisek is a familiar name in Ellensburg. A former football player at Central Washington University in the early 1980s who later returned as a coach and ...

Ellensburg boys soccer have high expectations going into 2019 season  Daily Record-News

The expectations don't change for Ellensburg High School boys soccer coach Mark Timko.

From Ellensburg FC to EHS: A bulk of the soccer players are enjoying their final times together  Daily Record-News

This has been an unforgettable season for the Ellensburg High School boys soccer team. From facing loser-out games late in the season, a three-way tie ...

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 ...

Ellensburg School District all in on new Mount Stuart  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg School Board approved tearing down and building a new Mount Stuart Elementary School, based on evidence it will save the district a lot of time ...

Ellensburg baseball drops both contests to conference rival Selah  Daily Record-News

There's so much anticipation between these two Central Washington Athletic Conference rivals. One is aiming for its fifth straight district title, and the other is ...

Paying tribute: Saturday production showcases tributes to Donna Nylander  Daily Record-News

After a four-year hiatus, Ellensburg Children's Musical Theatre is back with a production paying tribute to the one who started it all: Donna Nylander.

EHS boys soccer season continues with 2-0 triumph  Daily Record-News

Physical is the best word to describe the Ellensburg High School boys soccer match versus Quincy High School.

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.

Ellensburg boys soccer advances to District Championship after Connor Timko makes game winning save in overtime shootout  Daily Record-News

SELAH — All year long, head coach of the Ellensburg High School boys soccer team conveyed that it was about winning the moments in the game, whether that ...

Ellensburg wrestling in midst of season under new coach  Daily Record-News

It's a new season for the Ellensburg High School boys and girls wrestling — and under new leadership.

Baseball has always been Jadon Bugni's first love  Daily Record-News

When PJ Bugni was asked where his son Jadon obtained the knack in baseball at a young age, he simplified it.

Turnovers a detriment to Ellensburg football, falling 21-10 in quarterfinals to Liberty  Daily Record-News

Randy Affholter, head coach of the Ellensburg High School football team, made it simple to his guys after the game:

Ellensburg girls 4x100 ready to roll at the 2A state track meet  Daily Record-News

Time tells all on the track whether you live in Los Angeles or Miami or Ellensburg. Start the clock, stop the clock, lowest time wins.

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 girls basketball drops game one of 2018-19 season, 52-40  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — The Ellensburg High School girls basketball team lacks experience, not rostering one senior this 2018-19 season.

Ellensburg boys basketball have high expectations going into new season  Daily Record-News

Height isn't a problem for Ellensburg High School boys basketball team.

Ellensburg girls headed to District Championship after big win over No. 1 Selah  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA — If you didn't watch the first couple times Ellensburg High School girls basketball competed versus Selah High School — you were in for a treat in the ...

Ellensburg softball uses big third inning to surge past Prosser  Daily Record-News

The third inning was detrimental to the Ellensburg High School softball team last weekend in its 19-6 loss to Othello High School. Othello scored 16 runs with the ...

Tyler Polacek is built for loser-out games as EHS defeats Pullman to advance to state  Daily Record-News

There's something different about Tyler Polacek when it comes to loser-out games for the Ellensburg High School baseball team.

A momma bear kind of love: Stephanie Druktenis the Ellensburg School Resource Officer  Daily Record-News

Don't let Stephanie Druktenis's tough attitude, arm tattoos and impressive side arm fool you; she is a momma bear when she enters the doors of any of ...

Ellensburg baseball focusing on the 'details' for the 2019 season  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School baseball team isn't focused on the idea of repeating as 2A state champions for the third year straight.

CWAC showdown: Ellensburg vs. Selah, winner takes title  Daily Record-News

It's been a long time coming for the Ellensburg High School boys basketball team — but the moment is finally here.

New school finds heavy community support  Daily Record-News

About 50 Ellensburg community members gathered Thursday in Lincoln Elementary School at an Ellensburg School Board meeting to discuss building new in ...

Ellensburg girls season ends, but it's just getting started  Daily Record-News

Once the Ellensburg High School girls basketball team finally made its way out of the locker room — all family, friends and fans could do was serenade cheers ...

EHS baseball falls to Selah for the fifth consecutive year, but it's not a worry for the Bulldogs  Daily Record-News

YAKIMA – The Ellensburg High School baseball team has endured this path for many years now — five to be exact.

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 ...

The Ellensburg girls basketball team is proving the doubters wrong  Daily Record-News

For most of the first half of the Ellensburg High School girls basketball team's season, it sat on top of the Central Washington Athletic Conference with Selah High ...

Tizoc Barbosa's penalty kick late advances Ellensburg boys soccer into the next round  Daily Record-News

It was inevitable the playoff atmosphere was going to arrive the second the whistle blew on Tuesday when the Ellensburg High School boys soccer team took on ...

Ellensburg wrestling sees six in the finals, two take home the trophy at Ray Westberg Invite  Daily Record-News

It was difficult to see Ellensburg High School's Brandon Mellergaard during Henry Rinehart's final wrestling match in the 182-pound division — but you could ...

Ellensburg boys soccer opens up league play with a win  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School boys soccer head coach Mark Timko was elated with the result and effort in the Bulldogs 4-1 triumph over Ephrata High School Tuesday ...

Graduation ceremonies slated throughout Kittitas County  Daily Record-News

Over the next few days, high school graduation ceremonies will be conducted throughout Kittitas County.

EHS wrestlers have memorable senior night, now eyeing districts  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School wrestling capped off the 2018-19 regular season in fashion, defeating East Valley High School, 63-18, and Quincy High School, 41-22.

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.

Ellensburg baseball season ends with loss to Selah in state quarterfinals  Daily Record-News

EPHRATA — It's been quite a ride to say the least for the Ellensburg High School baseball team.

Elementary school bond crosses 60 percent needed to pass  Daily Record-News

After another round of vote counting almost a full week after election day, the Ellensburg School District elementary school bond proposal eked out enough votes ...

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.

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).

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 softball looks to make another deep run at state despite losing a couple seniors  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School softball team lost one of the most prodigious pitching duos in the state because of graduation (Carissa Burgess and Kalli Fahey).

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.”

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 ...

In final count, Ellensburg school bond passes at 62 percent  Daily Record-News

In the count of remaining ballots Thursday, the Ellensburg School District elementary school bond gained more approval votes to finish with a 62.64 percent ...

Ellensburg can't hang on against Prosser, falling 76-71  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — Defensive rebounding has been one of the issues for the Ellensburg High School boys' basketball team — and it came back to haunt them in ...

Ellensburg assistant superintendent moving to lead role in Kittitas  Daily Record-News

After a pretty busy year in the Ellensburg School District, Mike Nollan realized he was looking back fondly on the 14 months he spent as interim superintendent.

Upper County Celebrates Cle Elum-Roslyn High School graduates  Daily Record-News

Graduates, family members and friends gathered at the Walter Strom Middle School gym Saturday to celebrate the Cle Elum-Roslyn High School graduating ...

Kittitas and its five seniors preparing for their final state appearance as a group  Daily Record-News

KITTITAS — Tim Ravet had trouble sleeping one night. The Kittitas Secondary School boys basketball head coach was in search of a theme for the 2018-19 ...

VMT Rising Stars debuting 'Technicolor Dreamcoat' on Friday  Daily Record-News

Back in 2010, Valley Musical Theatre executive director Tor Blaisdell saw a hole in the otherwise filled out musical theater scene in Ellensburg.

Kittitas' Brock Ravet becomes Washington state's all-time scoring leader  Daily Record-News

GRANGER — Brock Ravet of Kittitas Secondary School can bear many names — ones that will be etched in history books for as long as high school basketball ...

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.

Matt Anderson seeks City Council seat  Daily Record-News

Long-time Ellensburg resident Matt Anderson is running for Ellensburg City Council, according to a news release.

Two Ellensburg student-athletes sign their letter of intent to continue athletics at the collegiate level  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — If the fall athletics season for Ellensburg High School hasn't been any better already having all five sports qualify for state — it just did.

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 ...

Kittitas boys advance to championship game after thriller victory over Brewster  Daily Record-News

SPOKANE — Justin Hudson was surprised he still had his voice. Brock Ravet could hardly speak. And head coach Tim Ravet couldn't help but sport a smile all ...

Ellensburg resident and civilian employee of Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office linked to attempted kidnapping  Daily Record-News

Kallee Knudson, a 28-year-old Ellensburg resident and public records clerk for the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office, made a first appearance in front of the Kittitas ...

Tacoma Police Department hiring for Police Officer Recruit  NBC Right Now

TACOMA, WA - The Tacoma Police Department is currently hiring for Police Officer Recruit. Inquiring applicants are encouraged to apply February 12, 2019 ...

Jadon Bugni's 4-for-4 day powers the Bulldogs past Grandview  Daily Record-News

Jadon Bugni has been patiently waiting for a monstrous performance.

Valley View Elementary School recognized as a "Welcoming School"  Daily Record-News

Valley View Elementary School has been recognized as a “Welcoming School” for the 2018-2019 school year by the International Alliance for Invitational ...

The Westerlies bring their unique music to Ellensburg  Daily Record-News

Buddha once said, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”

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 ...

Kittitas boys continue to dominate opponents, defeating Columbia, 82-56  Daily Record-News

KITTITAS — Head coach of Kittitas High School boys basketball, Tim Ravet, was surprised when opposing Columbia Burbank decided to summon a box and ...

Hidden in plain sight: Morgan Middle confiscates vapes from students  Daily Record-News

Parents are always trying to protect their children against what might be lurking in the shadows. What's discerning about the latest trend for children and ...

Thorp School feeling the deep cuts from the passing of the McCleary fix  Daily Record-News

Walking down the halls of Thorp School, the walls and floor slowly transition into different materials. This is because as the school's population increased ...

Cle Elum-Roslyn and Kittitas track results  Daily Record-News

Kittitas Secondary School and Cle Elum-Roslyn High School competed in an event at Naches Valley High School on Tuesday. La Salle High School and ...

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 ...

27 turnovers no help for Bulldogs boys basketball, fall to Zillah 76-52  Daily Record-News

ELLENSBURG — Ellensburg High School boys basketball head coach Anthony Graham knows the Zillah High School basketball team pretty well and was ...

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 ...

Music runs deep in this Ellensburg family's history  Daily Record-News

Editors note: This is Part 1 of a two-part story. Look for the conclusion and the rest of Sara Pope's story in Monday's Daily Record.

Ellensburg volleyball places third in 2A state playoffs, defeating Columbia River 3-1  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg High School volleyball team already completed their goal, and that was to place at state. Winning the first two games on Friday, promised them ...

Ellensburg School District looks at recovery school  Daily Record-News

Community members and Ellensburg School District officials are exploring the idea of starting a recovery school within the district as way to support students ...

Exploration day gets hands on at Lincoln Elementary School  Daily Record-News

Teachers didn't have to tap on any Lincoln Elementary School students shoulders to remind them to pay attention and be engaged Friday while students moved ...

Kittitas versus Toledo in second round of state basketball  Daily Record-News

SPOKANE – Kittitas Secondary School boys basketball has some experience with its first opponent at state.

Ellensburg baseball has produced college talent across the country  Daily Record-News

Ellensburg High School baseball has a pedigree of success, and over the years, many of head coach Todd Gibson's players have moved on to play at the ...

Ellensburg Golf Club league results  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg women's and men's leagues took place over the week.

Cory Wright to seek Kittitas County commissioner seat  Daily Record-News

Kittitas County Commissioner Cory Wright announced plans to seek election to fill the remaining term on the commission, according to a news release from ...

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 ...

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 says 'Thanks' to its military veterans  Daily Record-News

On a day when America publicly honors its fallen warriors, Monday's Memorial Day ceremonies seemed more like a collection of individual thought.

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.

Golf has been part of Kathryn Crimp's life since the very beginning  Daily Record-News

Frank Crimp knew the moment his daughter Kathryn picked up a golf club, she possessed innate skills.

Grace Jackson looking to put more track records in her name at Cle Elum-Roslyn  Daily Record-News

School and personal records are all that have been on Grace Jackson's mind. But of course, some state titles, too.

Kittitas girls fall to Columbia, 63-37  Daily Record-News

KITTITAS – It looked as the story could have been different this time for the Kittitas High School girls basketball team.

Kallee Knudson schedule to appear in court Friday  Daily Record-News

Kallee Knudson, a 28-year-old Ellensburg resident and public records clerk for the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office, facing multiple charges including kidnapping is ...

KEEN Science in the Park begins on Monday  Daily Record-News

The educational process is headed back to the park this summer with the second annual KEEN Science in the Park, which gets underway on Monday at ...

Kittitas High School hosting mid-day madness, open to community on Tuesday  Daily Record-News

All are welcome to the Kittitas High School pep assembly starting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday to honor the upcoming winter sports.

Blake Collins returns to Ellensburg to open Pearl Bar and Grill  Daily Record-News

A person ordering a Bad Skydiver at the Pearl Bar and Grill (opening in the former Starlight Lounge location) will taste a blend of bourbon, Amer (a French ...

Ellensburg All Stars 10u girls fast pitch wins Silver Bracket in first tournament of the summer  Daily Record-News

The Ellensburg All Stars 10u girls fast pitch team won the Silver Bracket in the Tormaschy Memorial Tournament on June 1-2 in its first tournament of the summer ...

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