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  • Writer's pictureMike Gallagher

Ellensburg Community Morning Show, Friday, May 24


A lot on Main Street adjacent to Arnold's Ranch and Home was suggested as a location for a Sleep Center facility.


NEWS

Sleep Center open house draws a crowd

The public viewed options for alternative sleep center locations at an open house Wednesday at Hal Holmes Community Center. The open house began with a presentation outlining the need for a Sleep Center, including information that the Kittitas County Ministerial Association will not operate a Cold Weather Shelter this winter. The public was asked to suggest Sleep Center sites after objections were raised to placing the facility on South Ruby Street because of its proximity to a childcare center. Alternatives included the vacant lot on Main Street adjacent to Arnold’s Ranch and Home, the Foursquare Church property on Mountain View Avenue, two locations off Highway 97, land owned by CWU north of campus, West Tacoma Avenue near the Goodwill, and Berry Road, on land outside the city. The City Council and the Kittitas County commissioners meet on June 13 to discuss Sleep Center locations.


CWU faculty honored

Central Washington University recognized four individuals for Distinguished Faculty awards. The Teaching Award went to anthropology professor Lori Sheeran. The Scholastic/Artistic Accomplishment Award went to English professor Maya Jewell Zeller. Sports and Movement Manager professor Tanjian Liang received the Service Award, and IT Management senior lecturer Susan Rivera received the Non-Tenure Track Teaching Award.


Four-day weekend

The Ellensburg School District has a four-day weekend. School is out today because of an unused snow day included in the schedule and Monday is Memorial Day.


Offices closed Monday

All city, county and state offices are closed Monday for Memorial Day.


Easton Memorial Day celebration

The 33rd annual Easton Memorial Day celebration is Saturday in Easton. A noon parade highlights the event that includes live music, a kids' zone, a car show and numerous food and craft vendors.


Memorial Day services in Roslyn

The Upper County Memorial Day Service honoring veterans will be held at the Roslyn Historic Cemetery at 11 a.m., Monday.


Memorial Day services in Ellensburg

Elllensburg’s Memorial Day Celebration will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday, at Veterans Memorial Park. A lunch provided by local Rotary Clubs follows the ceremony with donations going to local veterans organizations.


SPORTS

Kittitas softball starts state tourney Friday

The Kittitas Secondary School softball team will open state 2B tournament play today at the Gateway Sports Complex in Yakima against the Lake Roosevelt vs. Liberty winner. The time of the game has not been announced. A win would send the Coyotes into the semifinals on Saturday.


Track athletics compete at state

State track and field meets take place this week. Ellensburg High School athletes compete in the 2A State Meet at Mount Tahoma High School in Tacoma through Saturday. Cle Elum-Roslyn and Kittitas athletes compete at the state 2B meet at Zaepfel Stadium in Yakima through Saturday.


Cle Elum-Roslyn golfer ninth in state

Cle Elum-Roslyn's Sergio Sanchez placed in a tie for ninth, and teammate Dillon Pratt finished 16th at the state 2B boys golf meet at Tumwater Valley Golf Club this week. As a team, the Warriors placed second in state.


LUNCH                                                        

The FISH Open Table Lunch is chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, a dinner roll and peaches. The lunch is open to all seniors age 60-plus from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., in Ellensburg, and noon to 1 p.m., in Cle Elum. Meal sites are the Ellensburg Open Table and the Cle Elum Seventh-day Adventist Church. The community lunch for anyone needing a hot meal is from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Ellensburg location.


WEATHER                                                                              

The forecasted high today in Ellensburg is 65 degrees. Sunset is at 8:42 p.m., and the expected nighttime low is 46 degrees. Winds will be 20 to 30.

 

 

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