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Kurtz & Kurtz

CLE ELUM

Welcomes you to the Heart of the Central Cascade Mountains Born and raised in Cle Elum with 45 years plus marketing experience, we look forward to providing you the best experience possible, either finding that special piece of real estate or selling your existing property.

Providing market analysis, consultation and marketing strategy. Gary: gkurtz@windermere.com • cell: 509-674-8685

Gary & Caroline Kurtz REALTORS®

Caroline: ckurtz@windermere.com • cell: 509-674-8822

Residential Homes

Equine and Cabin Properties

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Join us for an evening of great fun at Swiftwater Cellars Winery

L I F E S U PP O RT

CONCERT & AUCTION

Proceeds benefit Volunteer Firefighters for rescue tools, equipment, medical supplies, training and more serving the I-90 Corridor East of Snoqualmie Pass and surrounding communities in Upper Kittitas County and the Cle Elum Swedish Clinic Mobile Mammography (Breast Cancer Screening) and more…

A party you won’t want to miss!

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016

Featuring JIMMY BUFFETT TRIBUTE BAND

Barrie Cunningham A Tribute to Jimmy Buffett

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Welcome to the Central Cascades! PLAY HARD! TRAVEL EASY!

Table of Contents 7 Visitor Services

An easy hour’s drive along the I-90 corridor transports you from the metropolitan Seattle area to Your Natural Playground in the Central Cascades. Some of Washington’s most accessible outdoor recreation and entertainment warmly welcomes you and your family. Over 300 days of sunshine illuminate the abundance of natural beauty ranging from rugged mountain peaks to wide open valleys. Year round recreation and friendly small town people await. Make your getaway!

10-11 County Recreation Map 12 Places 12 14 16 15 15 13 13 14 24 16

INSIDERS’ TIP: “Watch for Insiders’ Tips from local people throughout this EXPLORE! Central Cascades Guide.”

Cle Elum Easton Ellensburg Hyak Liberty Ronald Roslyn South Cle Elum Suncadia Thorp

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20-21 Calendar of Events

EXPLORECentralCascades.com

26-27 Dining & Lodging Map 29 Attractions

36th Annual Visitor’s Guide

P.O. Box 308 / 807 W. Davis St., suite 101A

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To inquire about advertising opportunities in the next edition, contact us before April 2017. In the meantime, ask us about EXPLORE! Online Directory Listings and local newspaper advertising available throughout the year. 509-674-2511

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49 Church Directory 50 Services Index

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Recreation

ON THE COVER: LAKE EASTON STATE PARK Picnic and Day-Use Area full of summer activity. (Washington State Parks photo)


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If you are looking to buy or sell in Easton, Cle Elum, Suncadia, Roslyn, Ronald, Thorp or Ellensburg, I can help.

Kim Lohnes

Real Estate Broker

Please call me for a complimentary copy of currently available properties for sale in our area. If you are considering selling, I can provide you with a complete market analysis of your home.

• Voted 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 Five Star Real Estate Professional Award, Seattle Magazine (bestowed to top 5% of Puget Sound Brokers) • 2012, 2013 International Diamond Society Award, 2014 President’s Award, 2015 President’s Elite Award • #1 & top 10 2012, 13, 14 & 2015 producing broker Cell: 425-241-1011

Flaming Heart

Ranch For Sale

Here is your opportunity to own a “Slice of Heaven” in Ellensburg, WA. Flaming Heart Ranch is located in the heart of Kittitas County. 64+ Lush, green acres of irrigated fields, fenced and cross fenced. Ride to your heart’s content 365 days a year in your covered indoor arena. If that is not enough, there is also a covered indoor round pen to play in. There are two spectacular homes on the property. Main home is constructed Northwest Lodge style with over 5600 sq feet of luxury and comfort. The 2nd home, “the mini lodge” is approximately 1100 sq ft, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, perfect for caretaker or guest home. This Ranch is an entertainer’s delight with its expansive views of mountains, valleys and perched 700 feet above the city of Ellensburg. Watch eagles soar during the day, soak in your outdoor hot tub and watch the twinkling stars at night.

Call me today for your private showing of this fabulous ranch.

425-241-1011

• Office: 509-656-2729 • Web: www.KimLohnes.JohnLScott.com • Email: Kim@KimLohnes.com


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GUNNAR’S CAFE

108 N. Oakes | Cle Elum (Located next to City Hall)

509-674-2524

Open Every Day | 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

“Pleasant small town atmosphere at two locations!”

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GUNNAR’S BISTRO

811 Hwy 970, Ste 6 | Cle Elum

509-674-6774

Open Every Day | 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Summer Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun, 6 a.m.-6 p.m.

Need something while on vacation? The staff at Cle Elum Drug can help! Toothbrushes & Toothpaste ❖ Razors ❖ Vitamins Magazines ❖ Sun Tan Lotion & Sunscreen Newspapers ❖ Gift Items ❖ First Aid Supplies ❖ Toys Name-Brand Cosmetics ❖ Personal Care Items Russell Stover Candies ❖ Carlton Greeting Cards

EL U E L C ❖ DRUG ❖ M Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Closed Saturday & Sunday 219 E. First St. ❖ Cle Elum, WA ❖ 509-674-2155


VISITOR INFORMATION

Welcome to Kittitas County!

This beautiful area has been home to my family for four generations. I am a coal miner’s daughter and appreciate the cultural richness this area provides. At one time there were 23 different nationalities represented here, which reminds me of what a melting pot of ethnicity we are. Rich heritage along with endless hours of recreation makes the Upper County the place to visit especially during Cle Elum’s Pioneer Days. We have the best hiking, biking, fishing, camping, rafting and mushroom pickin’ around. During Pioneer Days over the Fourth of July weekend we also have many exciting things for you and your family to enjoy such as the Grand Parade, the Queen’s Tea, the Heritage Club dinner, Fireman’s Breakfast, Roslyn Riders Play Day, fireworks, horseshoe and bocci ball tournaments. We hope you and your family join us as we celebrate this great nation and our wonderful community over the Fourth. I am grateful and humbled by the honor of being selected the 2016 Pioneer Days Queen and look forward to carrying on this wonderful tradition.

VISITOR CENTERS Cle Elum Visitor Center Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce 312 W. First Street | 509-674-6880 CentralWashingtonColor.com

Roslyn Visitor Center 101 E. Pennsylvania Avenue | 509-649-3650 RoslynDowntown.org

Ellensburg Visitor Center Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce 609 N. Main Street | 509-925-2002 CentralWashingtonColor.com

PUBLIC RESTROOMS Downtown Cle Elum 219 East First Street (next to Telephone Museum)

Leona Malcolm - 2016 Pioneer Days Queen

Cle Elum City Park – Between First and Second Streets (near Skate Park and Horseshoe pits)

Dial 9-1-1 for EMERGENCIES!

Crisis Line: 509-674-2881 n FBI 206-622-0460 Cle Elum, Roslyn, South Cle Elum Police non-emergency business line 509-674-2991 Ellensburg Police non-emergency 509-962-7280 Kittitas County Sheriff non-emergency 509-962-7527 Washington State Patrol non-emergency 800-283-7806 Report Forest Fires 800-562-6010 n Poison Center 800-222-1222

Coal Mines Trailheads CLE ELUM (chemical toilet) at intersection of West Second Street and Stafford Street ROSLYN (full public restrooms) at intersection of North Third Street and West Washington Avenue (next to Roslyn Pioneer Park) PLUS many visitor-friendly service stations, restaurants and other businesses offer their restrooms for visitor use – just ask! 2016 EXPLORE! Central Cascades

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‘Lend a Hand – Care for the Land’ Woodsy Owl leads the way to helping keep our recreation lands clean with a simple message,“Give a Hoot – Don’t Pollute!” You can join Woodsy in keeping campsites, picnic areas, trails and beaches cleaner by recycling items and disposing of trash at the Transfer Station. Kittitas County recycles common household disposables at two locations:

Cle Elum Transfer Station 50 No. 5 Mine Road | 509-649-2921 HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. and 1:30-4:00 p.m.

Ellensburg Transfer Station 1001 Industrial Way | 509-962-7542 HOURS: Monday-Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

There is no charge for recycling aluminum cans, corrugated cardboard, glass, magazines, milk jugs, newspaper, plastic pop bottles and tin cans. A handling fee is assessed for appliances, iron, steel, brass copper and yard clippings. Cle Elum Transfer Station also accepts antifreeze, auto batteries, household batteries and oil. Reprinted with permission from the U.S. Forest Service National Symbols Program

Animal Services and Events

Hook your leash onto some of the fun events created to support upper Kittitas County’s ARRF Animal Rescue, a nonprofit, volunteer rescue. They operate with the help of foster families to save abandoned and lost animals in our community. Fundraising events support expenses for rescuing, feeding and providing emergency vet services for animals, as well as for a much-needed shelter, which broke ground in Roslyn in 2016. Find out how you can get involved by visiting ARRFAnimalRescue.org or call 509-304-4805. Find them on facebook to follow lost pets in the area as well. Mark your calendar for these events: H JULY 23: Doggie Olympics H AUGUST 13: Nibbles and Sips, Chocolate & Wine Tasting H OCTOBER 30: Paws on Parade H DECEMBER 3: Santa Paws Pictures H MARCH 2017: Doggie Easter Egg Hunt

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KEEP WARM at your campsite, but always check with park officials or local authorities if there are active local burn bans before striking a match. Remember Smokey Bear’s slogan, “Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires.” Jim Fossett photo

HEALTH Q&A Kittitas County Public Health Dept. Located at 507 N. Nanum St., Suite 102 in Ellensburg, the department provides information ranging from immunizations and food handler cards to mental health needs. Call 509-962-7515 with questions.

MAIL SERVICE 98922 Cle Elum, WA 305 E. First St. • 509-674-2444 98925 Easton, WA 2151 Railroad St. • 509-656-2244 98926 Ellensburg, WA 100 E. 3rd Ave. • 509-962-4360 98934 Kittitas, WA 107 Main St. • 509-968-3577 98940 Ronald, WA 8291 SR903 • 509-649-2668 98941 Roslyn, WA 122 W. Pennsylvania Ave. • 509-649-2215 98943 South Cle Elum, WA 604 Cleveland Ave. • 509-674-2611 98946 Thorp, WA 50 First Street • 509-964-2281 98950 Vantage, WA 509-856-2800


Recreate hassle-free, pick up a Permit Many of Kittitas County’s four-season outdoor destination sights require parking permits or passes.

NATIONAL FOREST U.S. Forest Service recreation passes include: • National Forest Recreation Day Pass • Northwest Forest Pass • Interagency Annual Pass • Interagency Senior and Access Pass For more info: fs.fed.us/passespermits

WASHINGTON STATE PARKS Washington State Parks passes include: • Discover Pass • Natural Investment Permit • Moorage Permit • Filming Permit • Commercial Use Permit • Special Activities Permit For more on fees and regulations for these types of permits, visit parks.wa.gov

WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE

WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

A Vehicle Use Permit is required on Washington State Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDFW) lands. For more about these permits and licensing visit wdfw.wa.gov/licensing

The Discover Pass is your ticket to Washington's Great Outdoors. For a list and maps of DNRmanaged state trust lands that require the Discover Pass logon to discoverpass.wa.gov

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WASHINGTON STATE SNO-PARKS Created in 1975, the state’s Sno-Park Program provides cleared parking areas in close proximity to trails. There are two kinds of Sno-Parks: Snowmobile and Non-motorized Sports. Sno-Parks in Kittitas County include Crystal Springs, the most used of the 120 in Washington state. A Sno-Park Permit is necessary for parking and/or using motorized and non-motorized Sno-Parks. For more info on fees and regulations for permits or find downloadable maps, visit parks.wa.gov.

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FRESH Updated DETAILED Kittitas County Road Map Books for sale at Tribune Office Supply 509-674-2511 807 W. Davis St. Suite 101A Cle Elum, WA

See our online map at ExploreCentralCascades.com/maps Map © 2016 Northern Kittitas County Tribune • P.O. Box 308 • Cle Elum, WA 98922 • 509-674-2511 • Permission required for reprint.

Legend Primary Hwy. Secondary Hwy. Road or Street Interstate Route U.S. Route State Route Campground Sno-Park (non-motorized)

Boat Launch (non-restricted) Boat Launch (restricted) Fishing Beaches Downhill Skiing Rockhounding Golf Course Sno-Park (motorized)


AN AERIAL VIEW OF CLE ELUM from Peoh Point; summit elevation of 4,020 feet.

Claire Lucke photo

CLE ELUM

...the gateway town from the Cascades to the Columbia, offers a rich history full of stories of coal miners, immigration and now, countless ways to unwind with its four seasons of recreation possibilities. Whether it’s fishing the Yakima River it’s built alongside of, snowmobiling in the nearby mountains, hiking the trails or enjoying its shops, restaurants, taverns and other attractions, you’re sure to find something fun to do.

Protect the things you cherish most. RACHEL BENNETT

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FLAG POLE PARK along West First Street in Cle Elum is the hub for many including a military veterans flag memorial, Wye Park visitors Mountains to Sound Greenway kiosk and Coal Mines Trailhead map and parking area. Jana Stoner photo

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STOP AND TAKE A SELFIE as you stroll downtown Roslyn.

HAWTHORNE HALL in Ronald holds many heritage events. Jim Fossett photo

ROSLYN

...is a town without equal. With even amounts of friendly folks and entertainment on hand, there’s a little bit of something for anybody. It grew out of a history of coal mining and now is a portal for a wealth of outdoor recreation, a spirited nightlife and a variety of stores that offer everything from bicycles to beer growlers. Keep your eyes peeled for special events throughout the year as well as for some fun sightseeing such as the massive mural of Marlon Brando painted on the only movie theater in the area.

FIND EVERYTHING you need for Kittitas County

LIVING & RECREATING at Cle Elum Farm & Home

Jim Fossett photo

RONALD

...is a peaceful little town that less than 300 people call home. It’s one of the last stops on SR-903 as travelers head west to visit recreational sites such as Speelyi Beach on Lake Cle Elum, Salmon La Sac and the many vacation rental homes in between. Ronald offers year round recreational activities with sprawling mountainsides to snowmobile on in the winter and swimming, fishing and boating opportunities within easy reach during the summer. Within the town itself are two of the state’s oldest landmarks: the old Ronald School and Hawthorne Hall, which host several events each year like the Halloween Haunted House.

Pick up a flashlight, pair of tennis shoes, crockpot, fishing pole, camping gear, gold panning equipment, and much more...

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“A CRAWDAD’S EYE VIEW OF THE RIVER” mural along South Cle Elum Way was painted by artist Don Brown in 2015. Jana Stoner photo

SOUTH CLE ELUM

... is another old town with plenty of history and is a short drive across the Yakima River from Cle Elum. It has a couple of parks to relax in, including the Iron Horse State Park, which features the historic Milwaukee Road train facilities at the South Cle Elum Depot. The park also features an ADA-accessible trail that tells the story of how the railroad helped develop the town and the surrounding area. A new feature along South Cle Elum Way since fall 2015 (the road between Cle Elum and South Cle Elum) is a colorful mural depicting an underwater scene from the nearby river complete with several different species of salmon by artist Don Brown.

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GRAND PARADE 12:00 NOON SUNDAY Visit roslyndowntown.org for info as it’s available.

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CLASSIC CAR ENTHUSIASTS join the fun at the annual Cabin Cruisers Car Show during the Easton Community Memorial Day Celebration. Jim Fossett photo

EASTON

This little town offers several events throughout the year, the highlight being the Easton Community Memorial Day Celebration that features a car and motorcycle show, parade, helicopter tours and more. It’s also home to the Lake Easton State Park, a 516 acre outdoor recreation haven and two popular fishing holes: Lavender Lake and Easton Ponds. Easton is just off I-90 Exit 70.

Ideal for Small Conferences, Retreats, Reunions & Receptions! Relive the grand era of railroading at this unique B&B Inn. Bring your family and stay in a caboose or bring your loved one and enjoy the intimacy of the Bridal Suite with its private Jacuzzi. Stroll or bicycle along the adjacent Iron Horse State Park Trail. Wake up to the smell of fresh coffee and a full country breakfast. Gift Certificates Available!

509-674-5939

www.IronHorseInnBB.com 526 Marie Ave. • P.O. Box 629 • South Cle Elum, WA 98943

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INTERSTATE 90 at Snoqualmie Pass is always a scenic drive.

GOLD MINERS RALLY in Liberty to see what treasures they can dredge up. Jana Stoner photo

SNOQUALMIE PASS

If skiing and snowboarding are your ideas of a good time then Hyak is where you go to make it happen. Located at the base of Snoqualmie Pass, Hyak offers a base camp with lodging, restaurants, gas stations and easy access to the Summit at Snoqualmie ski resort. Besides winter sports, the surrounding area offers outstanding hiking, biking and horseback riding opportunities. A very popular attraction is the John Wayne Pioneer Trail that features the Snoqualmie Tunnel.

Jim Fossett photo

LIBERTY

If you’ve ever wanted to learn about how the pioneers made their living through mining then you’ll want to take SR-97 east to Liberty. Gold was discovered there in 1873 and the community has set up a historical kiosk to learn more. The Wenatchee National Forest surrounds Liberty on all sides and offers camping and hiking opportunities including the Red Top Lookout hike, an easy climb where you can see one of the last wildfire lookout towers still in use in Washington along with sweeping views of the Kittitas Valley and Stuart Mountain range.

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HISTORIC DOWNTOWN ELLENSBURG bustles with shopping and events. Casey Clark photo

OCTOBER ROLLS OUT the annual Thorp Communty Days Festival with N.K.C. TRIBUNE photo family-friendly fun and adventure around town.

THORP

is located between Ellensburg and Cle Elum and driving through town can present some wonderful views of the Kittitas Valley and the industrious farming families that still make the county prosperous. Attractions include the Thorp fruit stand easily accessible from I-90 and the Thorp Grist Mill, which was created to process Thorp’s bountiful crops and is also one of the oldest landmarks in Kittitas County.

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or “Rodeo City” as many like to call it, was once intended to be the capitol of Washington State, but now it’s known for its world class Timothy Hay, Central Washington University campus and of course, the Ellensburg Rodeo and Kittitas County Fair held every Labor Day weekend. The historic downtown district offers a huge variety of stores and restaurants – some housed in buildings older than the state itself - and features several street festivals over the summer such as Jazz in the Valley.

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KVH Family Medicine - Cle Elum 509-674-5331 | 201 Alpha Way Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Now accepting new patients KVH Urgent Care - Cle Elum 509-674-6944 | 201 Alpha Way Monday - Friday, 3 p.m. - 11 p.m. Weekends & Holidays, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. No appointment needed


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Bakery House Hours: Sunday-Saturday, Open at 11:00 am ••••• The Bakery House menu includes soups, salads & sandwiches. All soups are made from scratch and all sandwiches are served on bakery fresh breads.

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Rock the Cascades with Chinook Fest The Summit at Snoqualmie is well known for its winter activities but for a couple summers now, it’s becoming known for its Chinook Fest summer music festivals. There will be two this summer, with Chinook Fest Summit scheduled for July 8-10 and Chinook Fest Central going down Sept. 9-11. Launched by the band Cody Beebe & the Crooks in 2012, the Summit Fest is known for bringing great music to the great outdoors. Now, over 20 acts are lined up for the July festival with a fresh lineup to be announced for Chinook Fest Central. More information and tickets are available at ChinookFest.com.

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Timber sports in the Central Cascades has taken off over the years as the High Country Log Show as the sounds of sharp axes and high-RPM chainsaws chopping wood fill the air in Roslyn’s Runje Park for two days on Labor Day weekend. This year’s free show takes place Sept. 3-4. Competitors from all around the Pacific Northwest come to show their skills in over a dozen events, including axe throwing, speed climbing up 80-foot poles, obstacle courses and chainsaw competitions that feature hot saws – massive, custom made chainsaws that are often built around the engines of small cars. There’s food, beverages and at the end of the friendly competitions, organizers crown a Bull of the Woods – a local who’s recognized for their dedication to the local logging industry. Call 509-674-8161 for more info. 2016 EXPLORE! Central Cascades

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS MAY 2016 MAY-SEPT: Cle Elum Historical Telephone Museum open daily from Noon to 4pm, 221 E. 1st St., Cle Elum. www.nkcmuseums.org MAY-OCT: Kittitas County Farmers Market. Every Saturday, Now thru Oct. 28, 9am to 1pm, at Ellensburg’s historic downtown district. 509-899-3870 • kittitascountyfarmersmarket.com MAY 28: Easton’s 25th Annual Memorial Day Celebration & Parade. Events all day starting at 8am. Parade at 10am. Pancakes, concession booths, parade, Wall of Heroes. I-90 Exit 71, Easton. 206-501-5268 • eastonmemorialdaycelebration.com

JUNE 4: Washington State Parks Free Day. Celebrating National Trails Day. No Discover Pass needed in any state park. discoverpass.wa.gov JUNE 4: 17th Annual Cruisin’ for Hospice Car Show. 10am to 3pm, Pine St. in Downtown Ellensburg. 509-968-5117 • hospice-friends.org JUNE 4: Roads of Wonder Neighborhood Yard Sale. 8:30am to 5:00pm. Sun Country Estates, I-90 Exit 78. 509-674-4666 JUNE 5: Teanaway Trail Run. Features a 5K, 10K, half marathon and full marathon in the Teanaway forest east of Cle Elum. Races start between 8am and 10am. nwtrailruns.com/events/the-teanaway-trail-run

JUNE 16-19: Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally. Roslyn’s Runje Field. Browse old school campers, trailers and RVs. Open house and swap meet Saturday, 10am to 4pm. Outdoor movies nightly at 9pm. 206-227-5194 Facebook Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally JUNE 17: Paint the Town Purple sponsored by Relay For Life® of Cle Elum. 10am to 5pm., Cle Elum. JUNE 18: 14th Annual Dachshunds on Parade. Register 9am. Parade, races and doggie tricks. 4th Ave., downtown Ellensburg, WA. 509-925-2002 • myellensburg.com JUNE 20-23, 27-30: Boulet Production’s Summer Theatre Camp. Monday-Thursday for Kids K-12. Location TBA. Performance on July 1. 509-929-0734 JUNE 25: Pioneer Queen Coronation. 5:00 p.m. Cle Elum Eagles Club, 220 Pennsylvania Ave., Cle Elum. All are welcome. 509-674-2385

MAY 28: Cabin Creek Cruisers Car Show. Starts at 9am. All cars, trucks and motorcycles welcome. Easton School off I-90 Exit 71, Easton. 509-674-9229 • Facebook Cabin Creek Cruisers

JUNE 11-12: Washington state hosts this free fishing weekend wherever fishing is allowed. No license required. Free Fishing Weekend in Washington is always the first weekend after the first Monday in June. 877-635-4111 • wdfw.wa.gov

JUNE 30: Boulet Production's Melodrama “The Treasure of Shiver River” or “You can't Drive Cattle when their Horns are Frozen.” 7pm at Roslyn Community & Performing Arts Center, 201 S. First St., Roslyn (above the Roslyn Library). 509-674-8138

MAY 28: Thorp Mill Dinner & Auction. Doors open at 5pm, Dinner at 6pm, Live Music at 7pm at Springwood Ranch Party Barn, Thorp. Tickets at thorp.org • 509-964-9640

JUNE 11: Washington State Parks Free Day. Celebrating National Get Outdoors Day. No Discover Pass needed in any state park. discoverpass.wa.gov

JULY 2016

MAY 28: Croatian Festival. 5pm, Ronald’s Hawthorne Hall, left on Atlantic Ave. from SR903 Salmon La Sac Hwy, Ronald. Entertainment by the Sinovi band. 425-941-2296 MAY 29: Roslyn Riders Prize Ride. Starts at 9am with last rider out at Noon. Prizes awarded at 3pm. Arena visible from SR903, at 70 Martin Rd., Roslyn. 509-674-2008 • roslynriders.com 509-674-2008 • roslynriders.com

JUNE 2016

JUNE-SEPT: Roslyn Farmers Market. Every Sunday, June 12-Sept. 11. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 10am to 2pm. roslynfarmersmarket.org JUNE 4: Teanaway Navigation Race. Orienteering and map navigation race in the forests of the Teanaway Valley east of Cle Elum. Two, four and eight-hour races. Free Intro to Navigation workshop at 8am. navraces.com

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JUNE 11: 26th Annual Kid’s Fishing Derby at Lavender Lake, hosted by Cascade Field and Stream Club. Registration starts at 6:00am. Fishing 7am to 10am. Free to kids 14 and under. I-90, Exit 74. 509-670-1464 • cascadefieldandstream.com JUNE 11: Easton Ponds Fishing Derby. Free family fun. Registration 6am. Derby starts at 7am. Prizes given out in four categories: 6 and under, 7-12, 13-17, 18 and over. I-90, Exit 71. 206-501-5268 eastonmemorialdaycelebration.com JUNE 12: Ultimate Orienteer Series. Registration 8:30am to 11am. Location: Salmon La Sac, west of Roslyn. cascadeoc.org JUNE 16: Rotary Club of Upper Kittitas County’s annual golf event at Suncadia’s Prospector Golf Course. $100,000 shootout, golf games at holes, raffle and auction. Registration at 11:30am. 425-651-3043 ukcrotarygolf.brownpapertickets.com

JULY: Roslyn Farmers Market. Every Sunday, Now-Sept. 11. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 10am to 2pm. roslynfarmersmarket.org JULY 1: Wounded Warriors High Five Tour 2016. Support military families by signing the tour vehicle with a message. Kelleher Motor Company, 602 N. Pearl, Ellensburg. 509-925-1911 • kellehermotors.com JULY 1-4: Cle Elum’s Pioneer Days Celebration. Wye Park at West First St. & South Cle Elum Way. Vendors, grand parade Saturday morning, fireman’s breakfast, aerial fireworks show. Facebook Pioneer Days Grand Parade JULY 1, 2 & 4 at 7pm & JULY 2 & 3 at 2 pm Boulet Production's Melodrama “The Treasure of Shiver River” or “You can't Drive Cattle when their Horns are Frozen.” Roslyn Community & Performing Arts Center, 201 S. First St., Roslyn (above the Roslyn Library). 509-674-8138

JULY 2: Pioneer Days Queen’s Tea at Carpenter House Museum. Meet 2016 Pioneer Days Queen Leona Malcolm during the tea, held immediately after the Pioneer Days Grand Parade. Carpenter House Museum, 302 W. 3rd St., Cle Elum. 509-674-9766 • highcountryartists.com JULY 2: Roslyn Riders Play Day. Sign up at Noon. Play Day begins at 1 pm. Family horseback riding at club grounds off SR 903, 70 Martin Rd., Roslyn. 509-674-2008 • roslynriders.com JULY 3: Runner Stumbles 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, Kids Races. Start 9am at Dawson Park, Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum. Register at active.com. 509-304-4678 runnerstumblesrace.wordpress.com JULY 2: Ronald Community Club’s Annual Heritage Festival Dinner & Dance. 5-9pm. Live music and ethnic foods at Ronald’s Hawthorne Hall, Turn on Atlantic Avenue from SR903 in Ronald. Look for signs. 509-260-1294 JULY 3: Cle Elum Kiwanis Youth Fishing Derby at Kiwanis Pond in Cle Elum. Registration 6:30am. Fishing 79am. Prizes for kids ages 1-16. From downtown Cle Elum take South Oakes Ave., go over the I-90 overpass then follow signs. 206-697-7230 • cleelumkiwanis.org JULY 8-10: Chinook Fest Summit. Summer concert festival at the Summit at Snoqualmie. chinookfest.com JULY 15: Cle Elum Hatchery’s Annual Salmon Bake Potluck. Starts at Noon. You bring the potluck and the hatchery supplies salmon. 800 Spring Chinook Way, Cle Elum. 509-674-3701 • Facebook Cle Elum Hatchery JULY 16: Life Support Dinner, Auction & Concert. Featuring Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band. Doors open 5:30pm, Party starts at 6:30pm. Swiftwater Cellars Winery, Roslyn. 509-260-0091 • lifesupporti90.org JULY 16: Roslyn Croatian Community Picnic. Noon, Roslyn City Park, 100 E. Pennsylvania Ave. 509-649-2732. NOTE: For years this has been a Sunday event, but this year, in response to requests from loyal patrons, it has moved to Saturday.

JULY 16: Relay For Life® of Cle Elum. Opens 8am with Noon ceremonial start, Cle Elum-Roslyn High School, 2690 SR903. 509-783-1574 • relayforlife.org/cleelumwa JULY 23: Ellensburg Sprint Triathlon. Swim 0.25 miles, bike 12.3 miles, run 3.1 miles. buduracing.com JULY 23: Roslyn Doggie Olympics. Runje Field, Roslyn. 509-304-4805 • arrfanimalrescue.org


JULY 2016 JULY 29-31: Moosefest. Fans of the TV show Northern Exposure informally gather in Roslyn, where the show was filmed. moosefest.org JULY 29-31: Cle Elum Roundup Rodeo. WA State Horse Park, 1202 Douglas Munro Blvd., Cle Elum. Pro-West rodeo performances, street dance, mounted shooters, mutton busting and more! cleelumroundup.com JULY 29-31: 2nd Annual Suncadia Multisport Summer Festival. Active Expo, full and half marathons, kids duathlons, Bart Yasso 5K, 15K trail run, bicycle tour, and Summer Brewfest. energyevents.com/suncadia JULY 29-31: Jazz in the Valley. Live music, food and festivities in Ellensburg. jazzinthevalley.com JULY 30: UKC Dollars for Scholars Golf Tourney. Tee-off 9am, Sun Country Golf Course, Cle Elum. ukc.dollarsforscholars.org JULY 30: Ronald School Reunion. Celebrating the 100th Anniversary. Starts at 1pm at 3rd & Atlantic, Ronald. 509-649-2250

AUGUST 2016

AUGUST 20: Annual Cruise Cle Elum Car & Motorcycle Show. Downtown Cle Elum. 425-651-3043 • ukcrotary.com

OCTOBER 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30: U-Pick pumpkins. 10am to 4pm, Huffman Farms, 6181 Wilson Creek Rd., Ellensburg. huffmanfarms.com

AUGUST 25: Washington State Parks Free Day. Celebrating National Park Service birthday. No Discover Pass needed in any state park. discoverpass.wa.gov

OCTOBER 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29: Haunted Forest & Corn Maze. 7-10pm weather permitting. Huffman Farms, 6181 Wilson Creek Rd., Ellensburg. 509-899-2002 • huffmanfarms.com

SEPTEMBER 2016 SEPTEMBER 4 & 11: Roslyn Farmers Market. 10am to 2pm. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. SEPTEMBER 1-5: Kittitas County Fair. 512 N. Poplar St., Ellensburg. Carnival Rides, Exhibits, Food. 509-962-7639 • kittitascountyfair.com SEPTEMBER 2-5: Ellensburg Rodeo. One of America’s Top 10 professional rodeos. Parking entrance on Alder Street, off University Way in Ellensburg. 800-637-2444 • ellensburgrodeo.com SEPTEMBER 3-4: 6th Annual High Country Log Show. Runje Park, Roslyn. Competitors from all across the state bring their axes, chainsaws and logging skills. Spectators welcome! 509-674-8161 SEPTEMBER 3: All Nations Day Celebration. Starts at 5pm inside Ronald’s Hawthorne Hall. Ethnic food, music and dancing. Turn on Atlantic Avenue from SR903 in Ronald. 509-674-4376

AUGUST 5-7: Roslyn Art Festival. Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. Music, vendors, artwork, juried show, Try-art stations, vendors, artists and artisans. Downtown Roslyn. 509-649-2223 • roslynartfestival.org

SEPTEMBER 3-4: Roslyn’s Coal Miner Days Festival. Grand parade at Noon on Sunday. Downtown Roslyn. roslyndowntown.org.

AUGUST: Roslyn Farmers Market. Every Sunday, Now-Sept. 11. Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 10am to 2pm. roslynfarmersmarket.org

SEPTEMBER 17-18: Early Iron Club Threshing Bee & Antique Equipment Show. Olmstead Place State Park, Ellensburg. 509-925-1943 • kveic.org

AUGUST 13: Kruisin’ Kittitas Car Show & Burnouts. 8am to 5pm. I-90 Exit 115, Kittitas. kittitascarshow.com

SEPTEMBER 23-24: Buskers in the Burg Festival. Downtown Ellensburg. Most activities are free. Handmade puppet parade, musicians (buskers), and more. 509-962-6246 • buskersintheburg.org

AUGUST 13: Roslyn Black Pioneers Picnic. Celebrate African American culture with food and music at Cle Elum City Park beginning at Noon. All are welcome. AUGUST 13: ARRF Animal Rescue’s Nibbles & Sips. 6pm. Chocolate & wine tasting at StoneHouse 101, Roslyn. 509-304-4805 • arrfanimalrescue.org AUGUST 13-14: 2nd Annual Thorp Mill Antiques Market & Appraisals. 9am to 3pm at Thorp School gym, 10831 N. Thorp Hwy. 509-964-9640 thorp.org

OCTOBER 2016 OCTOBER 1: Manastash Metric Bike Ride. Mount Stuart Elementary School, 705 West 15th Ave., Ellensburg. Ride thru Kittitas County. Register, 7:30-9am. 509-962-4311 • www.drier-ride.org

OCTOBER 7-9: 12th Ellensburg Film Festival. Various venues in Ellensburg. 509-859-2661 ellensburgfilmfestival.com OCTOBER 8: Mountain Ale Festival in Roslyn. 888-925-2204 • kittitascountychamber.com OCTOBER 15: Swauk Teanaway Grange Hunters Breakfast, 8 a.m. to Noon. 1361 Ballard Hill Rd., Cle Elum. swaukteanawaygrange.com. OCTOBER 30: ARRF Animal Rescue’s Paws on Parade. Noon at the Coal Miners Memorial in downtown Roslyn. Animals in costumes compete for prizes. 509-304-4805 • arrfanimalrescue.org OCTOBER 31: Boo Elum. Downtown Cle Elum’s Halloween celebration featuring kids costume parade & trick or treating at downtown businesses. 509-304-8222

NOVEMBER 2016 NOVEMBER 11: Washington State Parks Free Day. Celebrating Veterans Day. No Discover Pass needed in any state park. discoverpass.wa.gov NOVEMBER 12: A Grange Country Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale. 9am to 2:30pm, Swauk Teanaway Grange, 1361 Ballard Hill Rd., Cle Elum. 509-857-2580 • swaukteanawaygrange.com NOVEMBER 25: Moments to Remember. Live nativity & free holiday activities in Downtown Ellensburg. 509-962-6246 • www.ellensburgdowntown.org

DECEMBER 2016 DECEMBER 3: Christmas in Cle Elum. Parade of Lights, caroling, fire pits, music, bazaar and more in downtown Cle Elum. 509-304-8222

DECEMBER 3, 10, 17: Roslyn Old Town Christmas. Downtown Roslyn. Photos with Santa and treats for the kids. Hosted by the Roslyn Downtown Association. roslyndowntown.org DECEMBER 4: Community Christmas Dinner. 1-2:30pm. Free. Bring a potluck dish. Swauk Teanaway Grange, 1361 Ballard Hill Rd., Cle Elum. 509-857-2580 swaukteanawaygrange.com P

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JANUARY 14, 2017: 13th Winterhop Brewfest. Noon-5pm, Downtown Ellensburg, WA. www.ellensburgwinterhopbrewfest.com JAN 2017: Bagna Caulda (garlic) Festival. Cle Elum Eagles Club, Cle Elum, WA. 509-674-2385 JAN 2017: Rotary Snow Machine FUNd Run. Last Resort, 14254 Salmon La Sac Rd., Ronald. INFO: 425-651-3043 • ukcrotary@gmail.com. FEB 2017: Spirit of the West. Cowboys, cowgirls, artists, musicians. Various venues in Ellensburg. 509-962-6246 • ellensburgcowboygathering.com MARCH 2017: Boulet Production's “The Secret Garden.” A musical. Dates & location TBA. 509-929-2043 APRIL 2017: Yakima Canyon River Run Selah Civic Center, Selah. regtorace.com/event/69 APRIL 2017: ARRF Animal Rescue’s Doggie Easter Egg Hunt. Pennsylvania & Coal Mines Trail, Roslyn. 509-304-4805 • arrfanimalrescue.org APRIL 15, 2017: 6th Annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. Cle Elum-Roslyn Elementary & Middle School Ball Fields. Hunt starts at dark. 509-304-8222 APRIL 2017: Cle Elum Fire Department Easter Egg Hunt. Fireman’s Park, Cle Elum. 509-674-1748 APRIL 2017: Suncadia Easter Egg Hunt. Suncadia Master Resort, Cle Elum. 509-649-6400 • Suncadia.com APRIL 2017: Junk-tiquen in the Burg Kittitas County Fairgrounds, Ellensburg. 509-925-2002 • kittitascountychamber.com APRIL 2017: Iron Horse Motorcycle Poker Run & Show. 1518 University Way, Ellensburg. kittitasabate.org 2016 EXPLORE! Central Cascades

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Look high and low for rare glass souvenir ornaments in Roslyn Twice a year in the spring then summer, Tony Davey, an artist and owner of Fused art gallery in Roslyn, carefully crafts then hides small, rectangular glass ornaments all around town and asks locals and visitors to do their best to find them. Davey said it’s just a way to get people more interested in exploring his town.“It’s just to kind of encourage people to hang around town, look around a little bit more and open their eyes to a bunch of things,” he explained. “It’s something to really have fun with.” The pieces come in a wide variety of colors and are decorated with the word ‘Roslyn’ in stylized text along with the date to remind people of their stay in town. If you spot one of these ornaments, it’s yours to keep – Roslyn’s gift to you. Besides getting people to explore the city, Davey also hopes seeing and finding the ornaments gets people inspired to create their own art, especially at his shop where he teaches glass art.

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Hunting season launches with a hearty breakfast DIRECTIONS: The Swauk-Teanaway Grange is located at 1361 Ballard Hill Road, east of Cle Elum. Take SR-970 east from Cle Elum, then a left on Teanaway Road and a right onto Ballard Road. Look for the large white building up the hill on left.

Hunting up flapjacks, slabs of ham, eggs to order and hot coffee is a favorite seasonal kick-off for both sportsmen and breakfast lovers looking for country cooking and good company. Feel free to grab seconds during the hearty meal, and maybe pick up an extra jar of the apple butter made by the Grange ladies. The annual Swauk-Teanaway Grange Hunters Breakfast is the morning of Saturday, Oct. 15 from 8 a.m. to noon, on the opening day of deer season. The Grange has met on the site of a one-time single room schoolhouse since 1937. The Grange hosts a number of events throughout the year. Visit SwaukTeanawayGrange.com for information.

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Suncadia Resort - at the intersection of nature and luxury The Suncadia resort offers year round luxury accommodations through its golf courses, a spa, hotels, swim and fitness center, restaurants and more all within the confines of the forests and beautiful outdoor environments that make the Central Cascades memorable. In the summer, the resort offers golf, bicycle rentals, boating and paddle boarding, fly fishing, outdoor concerts at the amphitheater and numerous trails to tour the property along with several events coinciding with the holidays. In the winter, guests can enjoy an ice skating pond, a tube sledding hill and indoor relaxation after a day enjoying playing in the snow. Visit suncadia.com for more information and calendar. Directions: take I-90 Exit 80 toward Salmon La Sac and Roslyn. Turn onto Bullfrog Road. At the traffic circle, follow the signs to Suncadia.

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A FAMILY ENJOYS a break from the summer sun under the awning of their classic Airstream trailer during the 2015 Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally. Erik Pague photo

From Airstreams to Winnebagos, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during the 7th annual Roslyn Vintage Trailer Rally set to take over Runje Field Father’s Day weekend, June 16-19. Visitors are free to browse or bring their own pre-1979 recreational vehicles, trailers and campers to show off – no pre-registration required. This year also features a swap meet, an open house on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., activities for both kids and adults Saturday afternoon, a talent show, awards and a few outdoor showings of classic films. Proceeds from the rally even benefit local animal welfare group ARRF Animal Rescue. For more information on this year’s Rally, contact Kim Ross at 206-227-5194 or themanetamer@comcast.net. 2016 EXPLORE! Central Cascades

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New pioneer history exhibit

on display at Carpenter House Museum & Art Gallery

Traditionally, Cle Elum’s Carpenter House Museum has focused on the Carpenter family, including Frank Carpenter, a mayor of Cle Elum who built the house in 1914, but on July 4, 2015, the society opened an all-new exhibit on the third floor to widen its scope and feature more of the local community’s history, including the Prohibition, early pioneers, businesses, education, transportation, the fires of 1891 and 1918 and Cle Elum’s red light district. The rest of the museum has plenty to offer, as well. Visitors can examine the Carpenter family’s clothing, furniture, books, paintings, dinnerware and many other artifacts that have been preserved “in their natural habitat” since 1989 when the last surviving Carpenter descendant donated the home and its furnishings to the society. The museum also serves as the gallery for High Country Artists (highcountryartists.com), who rotate their exhibits of featured local artists monthly. The museum is located at 302 West Third Street in Cle Elum. It’s open Friday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For more info visit highcountryartists.com or nkcmuseums.org. Once known as ‘A Skier’s Paradise’, the region hosted a popular ski jump competition in the 1920s through the early 1930s. Charlene Kauzlarich of the local historical society places a primitive set of skis and a pair of ski boots once belonging to Hans Iverson, who loved the Cle Elum area he made his home in the 1920s because it reminded him of his home back in Norway. He was a ski "yumper" in the old country and happy that he could continue doing so here. These are a few Jim Fossett photo of the antiquities and photos on display at the museum. Winter recreation plays a strong role in Central Cascades history, as it does today. Founding members of the Summit Ski Club (later known as the Cle Elum Ski Club) started the organization to teach area young people how to ski. They wanted to promote the area's wonderland of winter sports too. Club members made their own skis because there were no local places to buy ski equipment at that time.

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Northern Kittitas County Historical Collection photo on display at the Carpenter House Museum and Art Gallery


Traveling the Kittitas County Barn Quilt Trail

Immerse yourself in local art

Traveling along the back roads of Kittitas County you’ll find over 100 barns and other significant buildings (some dating back over a century) decorated with large, painted wooden quilt blocks – often inspired by a family heirloom quilt. The collection comprises one of the county’s most popular trails. A beautiful trail map is available at Chamber of Commerce visitor centers in Ellensburg and Cle Elum and at local museums. A bio on each site gives those taking the self-guided driving tour a glimpse into the significance of the chosen quilt block. The map also provides a look at area events, the names of the 24 volunteers who helped hang the quilts, names of sponsors and a list of historical buildings in the region with photographs of each. All totaled, to prepare and hang over 100 quilts and produce the map, this grass-roots folk-art project required over 12,000 hours of volunteer work. For historical info on the quilts and more about how you can get involved, visit BarnQuiltsWashington.org.

The artistic blaze burns brighter every year in Roslyn, especially during Roslyn’s annual art festival. The festival takes place in downtown Roslyn Friday through Sunday, August 5-7. At the Friday night kickoff, the downtown area echoes with live music. Other attractions include vendors, Try-art Stations, and the artists themselves. This is a juried show accompanied by artisan sales. For more info, call 509-649-2223 or visit RoslynArtFestival.org.

THIS OIL PAINTING by Upper Kittitas County artist Jacob Dorsett illustrates the broad range of talented artists exhibiting at Roslyn’s Annual Art Festival in downtown Roslyn. Jim Fossett photo

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Time machine not needed for this tour through the past What early American pioneers accomplished in their push westward can be witnessed in Kittitas County. The stories of their struggles and triumphs are chronicled through the relics, writings and descendents they left behind. Historic sites and museums throughout the region provide evidence of the major industries of coal mining, railroad and timber that shaped the formation of the region. A popular visitor activity is mining the wealth of genealogy resources to be found in most of these sites and collections. • The Cascade Association of Museums and History offers a free tour brochure and website with more information on many of these sites. Visit kittitashistory.com. • Carpenter House Museum & Art Gallery: (see feature on the previous page) • Douglas Munro Memorial: 119 West First Street, Laurel Hill Memorial Park (cemetery), Cle Elum. Munro was a WWII hero, the Coast Guard’s only Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. INSIDER’S TIP: Check out the two refurbished Navy WWII era MK22 mod 4 3”/50 caliber guns standing like tireless sentinels overlooking Munro’s final resting place. • Kittitas County Genealogical Society: 413 North Main, Ellensburg. A great collection of documents, photos and volunteer researchers. Call 509-925-5951 or visit kittitashistory.com. • Kittitas County Historical Museum: 114 East 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg. Region’s most comprehensive collection of county history. Call 509-925-3778 or visit kchm.org. • Roslyn Cemetery: (see page 35) • Roslyn Museum: 203 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Roslyn. Artifacts, documents and photos of Roslyn’s coal mining days. Call 509-649-2355 or visit roslynmuseum.com. • Roslyn-Ronald-Cle Elum Heritage Club: A club active in preserving the community’s history and ethnic heritage. Call 425-218-9662. • South Cle Elum Rail Yard National Historic District: 801 Milwaukee Road, South Cle Elum. Iron Horse State Park, site of a restored Milwaukee RR Depot, offers a walking tour of the old rail yard with views of the original substation. Visit kittitashistory.com or milwelectric.org. INSIDERS TIP: The Depot is home to a restaurant that serves award-winning barbecue. After lunch or dinner take a short or very long stroll on the John Wayne Pioneer Trail, which runs directly in front of the restaurant’s entryway.

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• Swauk Teanaway Grange: (see related Hunters’ Breakfast on page 24.) • Telephone Museum: 221 East First Street, Cle Elum. Oldest complete telephone museum west of the Mississippi. Visit nkcmuseums.org. • Thorp Mill: 11640 North Thorp Highway, Thorp. Period gristmill, the first in the region to have electricity. Call 509-964-9640 or visit thorp.org. Public and University Libraries • Roslyn Public Library: 201 South First Street, Roslyn. Call 509-649-3420 or visit roslynlibrary.org. • Carpenter Memorial Library: 302 North Pennsylvania Avenue, Cle Elum. Call 509-674-2313 or visit carpenter.lib.wa.us. • Ellensburg Library: 209 North Ruby Street, Ellensburg. Call 509-962-7250 or visit ellensburglibrary.org. • Central Washington University Digital Library: Call 509 963-1021 or visit www.lib.cwu.edu. • Central Washington University Brooks Library and Archive: 400 East University Way, Ellensburg. Call 509-963-3682 or visit http://www.lib.cwu.edu. • State Archives Central Branch: Bledsoe & Washington Archives Building, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg. By appointment only. Call 509-963-2136. Start a Geneology Search Online - Additional Resources • USGenWeb: project resource for Kittitas County: washingtongenealogy.com/kittitas. • Family Search: Kittitas County, Washington Genealogy: https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Kittitas_County,_Washington_Genealogy • Washington Genealogy and History: http://genealogytrails.com/wash/kittitas • Kittitas County Cemetery Records: www.interment.net/us/wa/kittitas.htm or http://washingtongenealogy.com/kittitas/cemeteries.htm Cle Elum’s Historical Buildings In Cle Elum there are nearly 20 buildings on the historical register, which makes for a pleasant walk around the downtown district. Plaques displayed on historic buildings provide info. For a digital list of these historical buildings and directions call the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center in Cle Elum at 509-674-6880, or drop by the office, located next to Flagpole Community Park on West First Street. Cavallini's Pharmacy Ruby's Printing/Ruby Yakima Fly Shop Intermountain Radio Shack Glondo's Sausage Company McGinnis General Merchandise

Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Cle Elum Dental Clinic Jeb's Pet Supply Cle Elum City Hall Cle Elum Bike & Board Carpenter House

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Roslyn Farmers Market growing Every Sunday starting June 12 through Sept. 11, Roslyn’s Pennsylvania Avenue will host the Roslyn Farmers Market, an openair market featuring a huge variety of food, gifts, live music and other performances, arts and crafts, locally-sourced farm fresh produce, pastries, clothing and more between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m – you’ll just have to check it out to know exactly what’s available! More information on the market is available at roslynfarmersmarket.org. Roslyn can become quite crowded on the weekends so try to find parking, if necessary, in areas like Runje Park, only a few blocks from the Market along Montana Avenue.

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‘NX’ lovers gather for Moosefest Die hard fans of “Northern Exposure,” (“NX”) he early-90s TV series that was filmed right here in Roslyn, are coming back to town this summer. Fans of NX have gathered in Roslyn for the past 25 years to celebrate their love for Dr. Fleischman and all his neighbors in the fictional town of Cicely, Alaska and they’ll get together for the 26th time this year the weekend of July 29-31, 2016. Feel free to join the informal festival attendees and tour some of the filming locations in and around downtown Roslyn, including the Brick Saloon, the Roslyn Café, the old doctor’s office, which is now a gift shop and the KBHR a.m. radio station in the NWI Building – all located on Pennsylvania Ave. Most events start at the Moosefest base at 205 W. Idaho Ave. Missed Moosefest or need another fix of Northern Exposure nostalgia? The Roslyn Check out moosefest.org or Museum at 203 W. Pennsylvania Ave. has a facebook.com/Moosefest for upcollection of memorabilia from the show and dates and more info on the festival.

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Tour one of the state’s most unusual cemetery sites in Roslyn Roslyn Cemetery, nestled in the hills above Roslyn, is a reflection of the rich ethnic mix of people who settled in the region beginning around 1886. Clustered serenely on 15 acres of woods and hills are 26 separate cemeteries. Since 1887, land was donated by or was purchased from the Northern Pacific by fraternal ethnic and civic organizations for burial of their deceased members. At least 24 nationalities are represented within the nearly 5,000 graves. The cemeteries were listed on the National Historic Register in 1978. Burial customs from those countries can be observed today. Many graves seem to be above the ground due to the placement of curbings. Footstones are common, placed with the hope that in more affluent times a headstone could be purchased and erected. The ornate and picturesque fences around some plots were originally erected to protect the site from foraging cattle and wildlife. The Italians and Yugoslavians, especially, used elaborate markers: Icons of the departed, pictures encased in ceramic and embedded in the tombstones were used quite frequently. A newer method of adding a likeness of the deceased to the stone is photo etching. There are several fine examples of this in the Memorial Garden section of the cemeteries. In part, the uniqueness of Roslyn’s historical cemeteries is that for most sections perpetual care existed only as long as the participating organizations of families were around. In recent years, volunteers have expended thousands of hours to maintain and beautify the grounds.

DIRECTIONS: To get to the Roslyn Cemetery from Cle Elum – head northwest on SR903, continue another mile after the roundabout to the intersection of SR903 and Pennsylvania Avenue, the major intersection in Roslyn. Turn left (west) on Pennsylvania Avenue. Go past the Roslyn Museum and up the hill to merge with Fifth Street. From Fifth Street turn left onto Memorial Drive. A HANDY BROCHURE that includes a map of the cemeteries can be picked up at the Roslyn Museum or at one of the info kiosks.

Learn how the winds are harvested

A TOUR GROUP at the Wild Horse Wind Facility approaches one of the 350-foot tall wind turbines during the facility’s Earth Month celebration. Erik Pague photo

The Central Cascades tend to get windy, especially the further east you travel through the Kittitas County Valley, and Puget Sound Energy decided to take advantage of that by building the second largest wind farm in the state between Kittitas and Vantage in the hills above the Vantage Highway. The Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility isn’t just massive in scale, with the capacity to generate 273 megawatts, but it’s also unique in that it allows tours and other recreational activities throughout spring, summer and fall between April 1 and Nov. 15. Special tours during the winter months are available by calling 509-925-3131 if you’re not one of the 18,000 visitors the center hosts every season. The tour gives you an up close and personal look at the 221 feet high, 104 ton towers. You get to go right inside one during the daily tour and also get to peek at some of the internal components that make them tick with the convenience of standing firmly on the ground. Besides tours, PSE also offers special events and even grants written permission to hike, bird watch, ride horses and take part in other non-hunting recreational activities between April 1 and Nov. 30. Hunting is allowed with a special reservation from the Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife at wdfw.wa.gov/hunting/hunting_access/private_lands/type/56/. More information on the Wild Horse facility is available at pse.com/inyourcommunity/ToursandRecreation/WildHorse

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1. Stop by the World Famous Brick Saloon, the oldest continously operated bar in the State of Washington with a 23ft. running spittoon. Play shuffleboard while you’re there! 2. Visit the Roslyn Cemetery, listed on the national historic register with 26 cemeteries reflecting the diverse heritage of founding pioneers. 3. Take a photo in front of the famous camel mural at the Roslyn Café or take a selfie at Northern Exposure’s KBHR radio station by Hope Gallery. 4. Pay tribute to past coal miners at the Coal Miners Memorial in front of the historic NWI Building. Make an etching of a miner’s name. 5. Meet me at Maggie’s! Sip on coffee and chat with a friend, and don’t forget to have a little ice cream at Maggie’s Pantry – health food store and café. 6. Find and count how many times you see the word Roslyn around town. 7. See Dr. Fleischman’s Office from the television show Northern Exposure at Cicely’s Gift Shop. 8. Make a glass art piece at fused in the NWI Building. 9. Learn a little history at the Roslyn Museum. 10. Enjoy Nature! Hike a trail up the ridge, stroll down the Coal Mines Trail, or have a picnic at Lake Cle Elum. 11. Shop at the tiniest store in Roslyn at From Roslyn With Love! Take a photo with Bigfoot while you’re there. Or share your secret story with a Bigfoot confessional! 12. Sing or dance on the Roslyn Yard Stage next to Basecamp Books & Bites. Get some trail information inside. 13. See Marlon Brando mural behind the Roslyn Theatre. 14. Eat a few slices of pizza at Village Pizza! 15. Check out the best tie dye designs ever at Roslyn Rags! 16. Get everything you need at the Roslyn Grocery, locally owned, family ran full-service grocery. Little ones can take a ride on the coin operated mechanical horse! 17. See coal mining artifacts outside next to the Roslyn Museum. 18. Need more information? Pop into the Roslyn Downtown Association’s Visitors Center located in the NWI Building. 19. See a movie in comfy seats and eat the best popcorn at the Roslyn Theatre! 20. Chow down some tasty Texas-style BBQ at Roots BBQ. Sit under the mister and have a cold one. 21. Fill your growler with locally brewed beer at the Roslyn Brewery! Celebrating 26 years of beer! 22. Take a craft workshop or grab your friend for a Corks & Canvas painting class at Hope Gallery. 23. You know you want to come back! Scope out a fun place to stay at a local B&B like the Huckleberry House, Roslyn Inns, or the Spruce Moose, Roslyn’s original doctor’s office now a charming European style inn! 24. Kick back and relax in one of the many spectacular vacation rental homes offered by All Seasons Vacation Rentals featuring over 40 cabins offering accommodations

for large or small groups! 25. Get your vintage on at Crazy Horse Trading Company featuring unique finds, antiques, clothes & curios. 26. Need chocolate? Meet our local chocolatiers at Roslyn Candy Co. and indulge in some delectable handmade chocolates and candies. 27. Keep your eyes open for glass Roslyn ornaments hidden around town! Finder’s keepers! Made by glass artist Tony at Fused! 28. Rent a fat tire bike and ride some trails at Northwest Bicycle Improvement Company! 29. Fly like an Eagle! Join or renew your membership while you are here at Roslyn Fraternal Order of Eagles #696. Great food & entertainment. 30. Bring your little ones to play in the “Baby Bird Café” while you enjoy an amazing authentic East coast Hoagie and enjoy a cold beer at the Red Bird Café! 31. Take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the Roslyn Farmer’s Market every Sunday from June-September. 32. Enjoy the flowers in the Roslyn Children’s Garden by the Totem Pole. 33. Attend a local event like the Croatian Picnic, Art Festival, Coal Miner’s Festival or High Country Log Show. Check the community calendar or post office bulletin board for happenings. 34. Watch a parade go around the block 2 times on Sunday of Labor Day weekend during the Coal Miner’s Festival. 35. Play some softball at the historic Runje Field. 36. Explore and find a slag pile. 37. Sip some vina at the Kitchensink. Wine tasting each weekend. 38. Put on your dancing shoes and catch a live band at The Brick, Roslyn Roadhouse, or at Marko’s. Live music most weekends. 39. Sit on a bench and people watch. Watch for a local guitar playing unicyclist, cowboys and cowgirls riding horseback,

a quirky seasonally decorated Model A Ford, find motorcycles, hot rods, classic car clubs and vintage trailers cruising through town. You’ll soon be saying “Wow, only in Roslyn!” 40. There is always something new to see at Copper Crest consignment fine furniture. Browse and shop a wide variety of ever-revolving unique inventory. 41. Pay it forward and support a local non-profit like ARRF Animal Rescue, Friends of the Library, Roslyn Outdoor School, Rtown, Oyez Roslyn, local theatre productions, and more! 42. Play some foosball and pool at Marko’s, or cool off in the beer garden’s mister. Throw a water balloon or two at the famous Marko’s vs. Eagles Water Balloon Battle held each summer! 43. Play some horseshoes & ping pong at the former Pastime – now Roslyn Roadhouse and enjoy a cold one in the beer garden. 44. Throw peanut shells on the floor at the #9 Miner’s Grill, on SR 903, while you wait for your juicy steak dinner. 45. Need mobile catering for your event? Reserve your dates with the Swandive food truck for some fantastic food. 46. Need some caffeine with all of your exploring? Pop into the Roslyn Coffee Co. for a quick little pick me up. 47. Mail a post card at the Roslyn Post Office. Read the community bulletin board for the latest “happs”. 48. Go picking at a local garage sale listed in the local newspaper. Super finds on long holiday weekends! 49. Get some beef jerky and pepperoni at the famous Carek’s Meat Market down in “Ducktown”. 50. Need a lift? Have some fun and travel responsibly! Give Stan the Man a call at 509-201-0304! Local transportation by donation only. Available Friday & Saturday nights.

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Trek the Central Cascades trails

Many visitors to the Central Cascades are looking to escape the daily grind and big city living so what better way to do that than hike one of the many trails in the area while getting closer to nature? Check out the Washington Trails Association website at wta.org or visit the U.S. Forest Service Cle Elum Ranger District visitors center at 803 W. 2nd St. in Cle Elum (or call them at 509-852-1012) for a plethora of ideas for a hike in the Central Cascades.

COAL MINES TRAIL One of the most accessible trails is also one of the most historic. The 4.7-mile Coal Mines Trail stretches from Cle Elum to Roslyn then Ronald was used by coal miners every day to get to work before the advent of the automobile. It’s perfect for walking the dogs, jogging, riding bikes and horses or simply taking a casual stroll.

PACIFIC CREST TRAIL J SECTION This 75-mile trail presents a significant challenge and cuts through the Alpine Lakes Wilderness between Snoqualmie Pass and Stevens Pass. Hikers pass at least a dozen lakes while traversing 16,000 total feet of elevation gain and loss. Make sure to get a map and additional information to prepare for this major hike from pcta.org.

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SOUTH CLE ELUM DEPOT INTERPRETIVE TRAIL This easy access trail is 2,200-feet long and provides 18 stops to take a breather and learn about the historic Milwaukee Railroad Depot in the southwest corner of South Cle Elum at 801 Milwaukee Road. The trail is ADA-accessible.

RED TOP LOOKOUT TRAIL The 4 million acre Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest is east of Cle Elum along Highway 97. With all that precious forest land, someone made the wise decision to build a wildfire lookout at the top of Red Top Mountain, which is still in use today but is also a breathtaking landmark of the trail accessible by following the directions at wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/ red-top-lookout. The steep but short trail presents amazing views of the Stuart Mountain Range, the Kittitas Valley and forest lands as far as the eye can see.

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This trail requires a Discover Pass or a day pass purchased at the pay station at the Hyak trailhead. The 110-mile trail is also known as the John Wayne Pioneer Trail and features a two-mile section through the old Snoqualmie train tunnel so make sure to bring a flashlight and maybe even a jacket! The dark passage is worth traveling through as you’ll be rewarded with some fine views of the Cascade Mountains. The trail can be accessed from I-90 Exit 54 and taking SR-906. Search wta.org for more information.

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A mountain bikers mecca Nearly five miles of a planned 15-mile trail newly christened as the Mountain Bike Park at City Heights in Cle Elum are complete and open to the public. At buildout the system also will have connectors to other trails. This is a skills-progression park designer Jeff Newman says is “perfect for all ages and levels of experience,” with a ladder drop, tabletop jumps and a circular pump track with rollers and berms. DIRECTIONS: from downtown Cle Elum travel to trailhead parking at the corner of Summit View Drive and West Sixth Street. The park is open dawn to dusk, seven days a week in season. No passes required.

THE RAT PAC TRAIL LOOP – Last year the Rat Pac Trail Loop opened. Its fourmile roadway section is open to all non-motorized users, and its five-mile singletrack section is open to only downhill mountain bikers. Eventually, signs will be posted to help riders navigate trails. DIRECTIONS: Riders access the loop from Roslyn by taking Whitehead Road east then heading north up the trail on Old No. 5 Road to the Main Ridge Road where there is a sign posted.

RACING – Every year in Roslyn there are mountain bike races staged from the trailhead behind Roslyn City Hall. These races are aimed at a variety of age groups and hosted by a variety of organizations such as the Washington Student Cycling League (washingtonleague.org), the Northwest Bicycle Improvement Company (rideroslyn.com) and the Fat Tire Revolution (rideviciouscycle.com). Visit those websites for upcoming mountain bike races and other biking events and clinics in Roslyn.

WHITEWATER KAYAK RACES take place this year June 4-5 at the very end of Salmon La Sac Highway (SR903) near the Cle Elum River Bridge. Follow SR903 from downtown Ronald, past Lake Cle Elum to the bridge. For more information on the event, visit nwwhitewater.org. Jim Fossett photo

CABIN RENTAL

Cle Elum Ranger District offers public rental of cabins. Teanaway Guard Station is located up North Fork Teanaway Road #9737 north of Cle Elum and the Taneum Cabin is located south of Cle Elum along Taneum Creek Road #33. Contact the National Recreation Reservation Service at 877444-6777 or www.Recreation.gov for details.

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A person does not need a permit to gather firewood for their campfire while camping on National Forest Service land. However, excess campfire wood cannot be removed from the campsite and taken home for personal use without a permit.


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I-90 exit 70 | 509-656-2230

Reservations: 509-656-0275 182 Silver Ridge Ranch Road • Easton, WA

SNOWMOBILING

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150 spaces

I-90 exit 62 | 509-852-1100

CLE ELUM RIVER CAMPGROUND

Whispering Pines RV Park Yakima River!

35 Sites with water, electrical hookups, cable TV, restrooms, showers & laundry. Enclosed party & meeting room!

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14 spaces

I-90 exit 80 | 15 miles North on Hwy. 903

SALMON LA SAC

60 spaces

I-90 exit 80 | 19 miles North on Hwy. 903

CAYUSE HORSE CAMP

Located on the

13 spaces

I-90 exit 80 | 19 miles North on Hwy. 903

RED MOUNTAIN

10 spaces

I-90 exit 80 | 16 miles North on Hwy. 903

OWHI

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I-90 exit 80 | 16 miles North on Hwy. 903 (Cooper Lake Turnoff )

FISH LAKE (Tucquala) – No Fee

3 spaces

I-90 exit 80 | 29 miles on Hwy. 903 & FS4330

KEN WILCOX HORSE CAMP (NWF Pass)

19 spaces

8 miles off US 97 on Road 9716 & 9712

MINERAL SPRINGS

12 spaces

US 97 | 19 miles East of Cle Elum

SWAUK US 97 | 22 miles East of Cle Elum 22 spaces BEVERLY Road 9737 | 25 miles North of Cle Elum 14 spaces De ROUX (NWF Pass) Road 9737 | 29 mi N of Cle Elum 6 spaces MANASTASH (NWF Pass) 30+ spaces Road 3104 | 26 miles West of Ellensburg

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TANEUM Taneum Road #33 RIDERS CAMP (NWF Pass)

| 18 mi S of Cle Elum

13 spaces 10 spaces

Road 3100 | 25 miles West of Ellensburg

ICEWATER CREEK Taneum Rd #33 | 20 mi S of C.E. 14 spaces TANEUM JCT (NWF Pass) 1 group Taneum Road #33 | 22 miles South of Cle Elum

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ProWest circles to Cle Elum Roundup The Cle Elum Roundup Association will hold its third annual rodeo at the Washington State Horse Park on July 29-31. CERA is growing the Roundup into a keystone midsummer event in Kittitas County with its own local flavor and hospitality. The Roundup will be sanctioned again by the Professional Western Rodeo Association and will offer more than $20,000 in prize money, making it one of richest purses in the ProWest circuit. The gates will open at 4:00 on both Friday and Saturday and at 9:00 on Sunday. Children 12 and under will be

admitted free with an adult ticket purchase. Kid’s games, mutton busting and other events start one hour before performances, a cowboy church service at 10AM on Sunday, and slack performance on Sunday will be a Family Day with organized kid’s activities and local events like stock dog demonstrations and mounted shooting after slack is over. Admission to the Family Day on Sunday is $10 per vehicle. Also featured are a beer garden and a Saturday night downtown dance. For up-to-date info and tickets, visit CleElumRoundup.com.

The people’s horse park

Enjoying another season at the Washington State Horse Park that offers 112-acres of woodland trails and arenas. It’s located in Cle Elum (1202 Douglas Munro Blvd) and belongs to everyone in the state. This summer, a majority of the Park’s 30-plus events are open to the public and free of charge. The season cycles from April through October. The Park expects to host over 2,500 horses and some 30,000 patrons who will enjoy dressage, jumping, cross country, leisurely day rides and a variety of clinics. Connecting trails to 100-acres of open space expand the park into a day rider’s dream. Stalls and hookups for overnights in your RV are available. For a look at this year’s calendar visit WashingtonStateHorsePark.org.

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The majority of Horse Park events are free to spectators, a treat for kids, especially for the larger events that draw lots of different breeds. During cross-country events one of the best viewing points is on Wood Duck Road in Cle Elum, accessible from I-90 Exit 80-Roslyn.

DIRECTIONS: 1202 Douglas Munro Blvd., Cle Elum. The park is located north of I-90 and is accessible from the intersection across from West First Street’s Safeway and the Warrior Quick Stop.


Multisport Summer Festival returns bigger and better From July 29-31, Suncadia Resort celebrates the second annual outdoor tradition of the Multisport Summer Festival. The weekend brings opportunities for all ages to bike, walk and run in a variety of races, from a 5k to a full marathon, all in the majestic setting of the Cascade Mountains. Hosted and organized by Energy Events, this festival is becoming a “must-do” for serious runners and cyclists as well as more casual family groups. Famous runner and cyclist Bart Yasso will be waiting at the finish line to announce participants as they cross. Those looking to simply cheer the racers on can enjoy the Summer Brewfest, Active Expo and live country music at Nelson Farm, all open to the public all three days. Nelson Farm is located at 3600 Suncadia Trail. All participants will begin at Suncadia’s picturesque Nelson Farm to run or bike through scenic sites, such as the historic coal mining towns of Roslyn and Ronald, near Cle Elum Lake and through Speelyi Beach Park. For a full list of courses and to register, visit energyevents.com/suncadia.

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Watercraft launch sites

Looking for watercraft access to the Yakima River in Kittitas County or to the county’s reservoirs and lakes? To get started, the Washington State Dept. of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) published an easy-to-use finder at http://wdfw.wa.gov/ lands/water_access detailing WDFW ramps, amenities and regulations. Here’s a sampling of what you’ll see on the site: WDFW King Horn Slough - Yakima River On I-90 between Cle Elum and Easton take the East Nelson Siding Exit. On the north side of I-90 go 2.2 miles on Hundley Road to access the entrance. WDFW Teanaway Junction - Yakima River Three miles East of Cle Elum at Jct. of SR970 and SR10. Drive west over the railroad tracks to the Teanaway access area. WDFW Ringer Road - Yakima River Take I-90 Exit 109 Ellensburg; drive south on Canyon Rd. 3.3 miles and west on Ringer Road 0.3 miles to the access on the left. Note: Ringer Road is a loop.

Other area boat launches

KACHESS RESERVOIR:

U.S. Forest Service Kachess Campground Boat Ramp (#791) Directions: From I-90 take Exit 62 and drive 5.5 miles to the campground.

KEECHELUS RESERVOIR: U.S. Forest Service Keechelus Boat Ramp (#790) Directions: from I-90 take Exit 54-Hyak. Drive south toward the ski area to the stop sign. Take a left toward the WA State Dept. of Transportation facility and follow the road 1.5 miles to the ramp.

U.S. Forest Service boat launch at Wish Poosh Campground Directions: Take Salmon La Sac Highway (SR903) through Roslyn and Ronald and along the east side of Lake Cle Elum. Watch for the Wish Poosh Campground sign on the left-hand side.

COLUMBIA RIVER:

COOPER LAKE:

Wanapum Recreation Area boat launch (#803) in Vantage Directions: from I-90 take Exit 136-Vantage then drive south three miles on Wanapum Road.

U.S. Forest Service Owhi Boat Ramp (#802) at Cooper Lake Campground. Directions: Pick up Salmon La Sac Highway (SR903) and drive past Lake Cle Elum. Watch for signs to Cooper Lake at the left-hand turnoff for the bridge over Cle Elum River. Cooper is a primitive lake for non-motorized watercraft.

Gingko State Park boat launch Directions: from I-90 take Exit 136-Vantage. Drive north a mile on Vantage Highway and turn right on the unmarked paved road and drive a mile to the end of the road. 509-856-2700.

LAKE EASTON (509-656-2230): Lake Easton State Park boat launch Directions: from I-90 take Exit 70 or 71-Easton.

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LAKE CLE ELUM RESERVOIR:

U.S. Forest Service Speelyi Beach boat launch Directions: Follow SR903 through Roslyn and Ronald. Turn left on Lake Cabins Road to the beach.

COLUMBIA RIVER:

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PERMITS AND PASSES • A Discover Pass or Vehicle Access Pass is required at all WDFW ramps. • Ramp permits, passes and fees vary at sites owned by the U.S. Forest Service. For more info call 509-852-1011. Ramps owned by State Parks also vary. For info call the park you plan to visit.

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A KEEN adventure into the wilds Want to clean up a river, take a guided nature walk, see a mountain rattlesnake or other creatures in the outbacks of Kittitas County, or get your kids enrolled in a summer camp where they can learn about Mother Nature? Plug into the Kittitas Environmental Education Network (KEEN), established in 2000 and operating in Kittitas County as an all-volunteer organization for the past 16 years. KEEN’s mission is to connect community to nature following the principles of environmental education. KEEN believes in lifelong-learning and provides informal educational opportunities for kids, adults and seniors. To stay in touch with KEEN’s annual round of activities visit Facebook and search for: Kittitas Environmental Education Network, or visit KEEN at ycic.org.

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Fishing & Hunting abounds Drawing fishermen from all over the world, Kittitas County is home to 25 named lakes, thirteen named rivers and countless coldwater mountain streams and spring-fed ponds. Our 214-mile run of the Yakima River and its tributaries feed the mighty Columbia making for a sport fishing capitol governed by Coho, Sockeye and Spring chinook salmon, steelhead, bass, sturgeon, sunfish, carp, walleye and a dozen species of trout.

Licenses and Regulations The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) publishes rules, regulations and online license applications at wdfw.wa.gov. Kids 14 and younger don’t need a fishing license in this state.

Free Fishing Weekend This year the free fishing weekend in Washington is Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, wherever fishing is allowed. No license is required. The free weekend is always on the first weekend after the first Monday in June.

n Cascade Field & Stream and the U.S. Forest Service host a children’s derby at Lavender Lake on Saturday, June 11, 7:-10 a.m. From Cle Elum take Exit 74-West Nelson Siding Road. Turn right onto Cresto Road. Contact: cascadefieldandstream.com. n Online directory of lakes in Kittitas County: washingtonlakes.com. n Maps and local knowledge while you’re in transit: U.S. Forest Service-Cle Elum Ranger District and Kittitas County Chamber Visitors Center in Cle Elum at 802 W. Second St.; 509-852-1012. n Local hunters say they prefer the Manastash, Taneum, Lake Cle Elum and Liberty-Naneum regions for hunting quail, turkey, elk, deer, bear and cougar. n No access to a computer? Licenses can be purchased at many area businesses in Cle Elum and Ellensburg. n With a Discover Pass and a fishing license you can fish from the riverbank at the boat ramp located just east of Cle Elum, righthand side. Entrance to the ramp is immediately before the turnoff to SR10.

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Fishing Derbies for Kids n The Easton Derby for children is on Saturday, June 11, 7-10 a.m., at Easton Ponds, just off I-90 Exit 71Easton. Contact 206-501-5268. n Cle Elum Kiwanians host their children’s derby at Kiwanis Ponds, off South Oakes Ave. in Cle Elum on Sunday, July 3, with a 6:30-7:00 a.m. registration. Fishing starts at 7 a.m. Contact 206-697-7230.

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IMMACULATE CONCEPTION (IC) & SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST (SJB) CATHOLIC CHURCHES Idaho & B Streets • Roslyn, WA (IC) 301 W. Second Street • Cle Elum, WA (SJB) Father Brooks Beaulaurier • 509-674-2531 For a complete Mass and Sacrament Schedule for both parishes, please call number above or visit our website: www.icsjb-cc.org -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH

CALVARY CHAPEL

1104 Okanogan St. • Ellensburg, WA • 509-607-2028

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Sunday School 10:00 a.m. • Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 p.m. Get Acquainted Potluck Every Wednesday 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Celebrate Recovery Every Saturday 6:00 p.m. Thursday Worship 6:30 p.m. at Double-K, 620 Tall Timber Trail, Easton, WA

Non-denominational “Simply Teaching The Bible Simply” 417 E. Railroad., Cle Elum. Sunday Morning 10:00 a.m., Thursday Bible Study 6:45 p.m. Thursday Youth Group 6:15 p.m. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CHAPEL OF ST. BERNARD Snoqualmie Pass Summit Ski Area (Behind the Forest Service Office) Barb and Ed Quirie • 425-434-6224 Ski Season Service at 8:30 a.m. Non-Ski Season Service at 9:00 a.m.

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ROSLYN EPISCOPAL CHURCH Invites you to worship 10:00 a.m. Sundays 2nd & Arizona, Roslyn • 509-649-2283 Everyone Welcome! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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CLE ELUM ALLIANCE CHURCH 327 Madison Street • South Cle Elum, WA Sunday Services: 8:30 a.m., 10:45 a.m. 509-674-2664 • www.cleelumalliance.org ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CLE ELUM COMMUNITY CHURCH 201 E. Third Street • Cle Elum Sunday Worship Service: 9:30 a.m. 509-674-2472 • www.cleelumcommunitychurch.org ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

GOOD FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH Washington & 7th Streets • South Cle Elum, WA WELS Synod • 9:00 a.m. Sunday Service Pastor Ray Beckmann • 509-925-7189

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1st & Idaho • Roslyn, WA • 509-649-3572 www.roslynchurch.org • ECO Sunday Morning Worship 9:00 a.m. “Come as you are.” ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS 4th and Columbia • Cle Elum, WA 10:00 a.m. Sacrament. 509-674-8302, President Whitemarsh


SERVICE INDEX ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION 50 Things to do in Roslyn (RDA) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 36 Carpenter Historical Home & Art Gallery . . . .CLE ELUM 33 Comanche Pawnee Mining Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 39 DiscoverCleElum.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 52 Dragonwood Equine Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 39 High Country Outfitters & Camp Wahoo . . . . .CLE ELUM 39 Huffman Farms U-Pick Pumpkin Patch . . . .ELLENSBURG 33 Kittitas County Historical Museum . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG 33 Motor Toys Tours & Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 18 Recreational Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES 10-11 Roslyn Farmers Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 19 Roslyn Theatre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 34 Telephone Museum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 33 Three Peaks Outfitters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 45 Washington State Horse Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 43 Wild Horse Wind Farm Tours (PSE) . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG 23

EVENTS Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES 20-21 Carpenter Historical Home & Art Gallery . . . .CLE ELUM 33 Coal Miner Days Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 14 Ellensburg Rodeo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG 23 Jazz in the Valley . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG 23 Life Support Dinner/Auction . . . . . .UPPER KITTITAS COUNTY 3 Roslyn Farmers Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 19

FOOD & BEVERAGE Best of Thai Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 28 Carek’s Meat Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 28 Chew-N-Butts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 9 Cle Elum Bakery & Bakery House . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 18 Cottage Cafe & Fireside Lounge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 45 Eats ‘N Sleeps Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES 26-27 Fire & Smoke Barbeque . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG 16

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Gunnar’s Bistro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Gunnar’s Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Homestead Bar-B-Q . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Marko’s Place . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN McDonald’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Owens Meats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Red Bird Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Red Horse Diner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG Roslyn Candy Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Roslyn Farmers Market . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Roslyn Roadhouse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Smokey’s Bar-B-Que . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOUTH CLE ELUM Summit Pancake House . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SNOQUALMIE PASS Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .THORP

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Fused Glass Gallery Workshop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Ellensburg Powersports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG Kelleher Motor Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG Kitchensink . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Mac-A-Bee Gifts of the Southwest . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Motor Toys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Mountain Auto Parts - NAPA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Mountain Elegance Home Furnishing . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Northern Kittitas County Tribune . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Ruby’s Printing, Scrapbooking & Things . . . . .CLE ELUM Thorp Fruit & Antique Mall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .THORP Tribune Office Supply & Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Willette’s Service & Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Yarn Folk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG

LODGING & RV PARKS All Seasons Vacation Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 9 Campgrounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES 41 Cle Elum Travelers Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 34 Eats ‘N Sleeps Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES 26-27 Iron Horse Inn B&B . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SOUTH CLE ELUM 14 Silver Ridge Ranch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .EASTON 41 Spruce Moose Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN 22 Summit Inn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SNOQUALMIE PASS 28 Whispering Pines RV Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 41

REAL ESTATE John L. Scott Real Estate – Kim Lohnes . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 5 Re/Max – Rob Iverson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM 44 Windermere Real Estate – Kurtz & Kurtz . . . . .CLE ELUM 2

SHOPS & RETAIL Adi’s Artistic Crafts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NORTH BEND Cavallini’s Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Cle Elum Drug . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Cle Elum Farm & Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Comanche Pawnee Mining Co. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN

7-9 Visitor Info

12-16 Places

19-25 Events

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SERVICES & ORGANIZATIONS Cavallini’s Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Church Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CENTRAL CASCADES Cle Elum Drug Pharmacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Cle Elum-Roslyn School District . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Cottage Car Wash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM C.W. Barbershop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG Dragonwood’s Horse2Human, Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Farmers Insurance – Rachel Bennett . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Kelleher Motor Company . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG KVH Family Medicine – Cle Elum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM KVH Urgent Care – Cle Elum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Life Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .UPPER KITTITAS COUNTY Northern Kittitas Co. Historical Society . . . . . .CLE ELUM Northern Kittitas County Tribune . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Puget Sound Energy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ELLENSBURG Roslyn Downtown Association . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .ROSLYN Ruby’s Printing, Scrapbooking & Things . . . . .CLE ELUM Sanelli Insurance Group Inc. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Washington State Horse Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Whispering Pines RV Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM Willette’s Service & Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CLE ELUM

26-27 Eats ’N Sleep

29-36 Attractions

37-46 Recreation

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Office Supply Scenarios

Office Supply Scenario #32:

Bradley does his best thinking at the lake house.

What’s YOUR Office Supply Scenario?

You’re decluttering and need big markers for Yard Sale signs. Oh, and labels! It’s senior project time and your daughter needs a presentation board. Tomorrow. There’s only one envelope left in the box, and you have 3 thank you notes to write. The cash register has rung all day, hurray! Time for more thermal register rolls. You volunteered to help with your club’s event by organizing posters and banners. Just one more fax and the house is yours!

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