Kittitas County

97th annual Ellensburg Rodeo canceled

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- The 2020 Ellensburg Rodeo has been canceled by the coronavirus pandemic. The 97th annual event was originally scheduled for Labor Day weekend. "2020 presented some extremely difficult challenges and the board worked tirelessly looking at all angles…

2 dead in DUI crash on shoulder of I-90 in Kittitas County

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- Two people were killed when an intoxicated driver crashed into their car while they were parked on the shoulder of I-90 eastbound Monday morning, according to the Washington State Patrol. Troopers say David McFarland, 58, was…

Kittitas County approved for Phase 3 of Safe Start Plan

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- Kittitas County has been approved to move into Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Start Plan. The application was approved by Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman Tuesday. Three counties are currently in Phase…

Kittitas County applies for Phase 3 reopening

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- Kittitas County has submitted an application to be considered for Phase 3 of Gov. Jay Inslee's Safe Start plan to reopen the state economy.en After successfully maintaining Phase 2, Kittitas County became eligible to apply for…

Ellensburg man found guilty of human trafficking

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- An Ellensburg man has been found guilty of human trafficking and promoting prostitution in Kittitas County Superior Court. Lars Ronson Braun, 58, is scheduled to be sentenced for his crimes on June 19. In August 2016, a…