Kittitas County

Man missing from Kent could be in Kittitas County

KENT, Wash. -- Authorities are asking for the public's help to find a missing Washington man. Kent Police and the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office believe 41-year-old Ian Eckles could possibly be in Cle Elum, Teanway, Liberty or Blewett Pass area.…

Kittitas County: No word on Phase 2 until May 26

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Kittitas County will have to wait another week to see if it can move to Phase 2 of the governor's reopening plan. Washington Secretary of Health John Wiesman told the Kittitas County Incident Management Team that the…

2 JBLM soldiers accused of killing man near Ellensburg

KITTITAS COUNTY, Wash. -- Two active-duty soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord are suspected of killing a man whose body was found north of Ellensburg on Saturday, April 25, according to the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office. Leroy Scott, 20, was found…

20-year-old man found dead in creek north of Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- A 20-year-old man was found dead in a creek along Smithson Road east of Highway 97 near Ellensburg. The Kittitas County Sheriff's Office said residents spotted the body of 20-year-old Leroy Scott in the creek on Saturday…

Free drive-up community wifi available in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- The City of Ellensburg is working with Central Washington University, Kittitas County and the Ellensburg School District to provide free drive-up "Community Wifi" internet access available to students and the public during COVID-19. Access to quality Internet is…

Cle Elum gas station selling gas for $1.35

CLE ELUM, Wash. -- A Cle Elum gas station has knocked down the price of regular gas. The Warrior's Quick Stop off of I-90 is selling gas for $1.35 a gallon. In Washington state, the average price of gas is…

Washington may soon run out of COVID-19 testing supplies

SPOKANE, Wash.– Testing supplies may be running out across Washington. A situation report released on April 1 from the State Emergency Operations Center shows there are less than 10 days of testing supplies available in Washington. “With current supplies we…