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  • Writer's pictureMike Gallagher

Ellensburg Community Morning Show, Monday, April 8

Do not look at the sun during the eclipse on Monday.


Solar eclipse to clip Kittitas County

Monday’s solar eclipse path of totality charts across the U.S. from the southwest to the northeast, with Kittitas County experiencing a 20 percent eclipse starting at about 11:29 a.m. and ending at about 12:21 p.m. Even with a partial eclipse, people are cautioned not to look at the sun without wearing proper solar eclipse glasses. Gazing sunward without eye protection can permanently damage eyesight.


Ellensburg Arbor Day giveaway underway

Applications to receive a tree as part of Ellensburg’s Arbor Day Street Tree Giveaway are available at City Hall through April 24. The last day to pick up a tree is May 2. One Arbor Day tree is available per applicant; corner lots may be eligible for two trees, depending on demand. City staff will approve the tree species and planting location of the trees within the right-of-way. If there is no space in the right-of-way to plant a tree, a limited number of trees are available for planting on private property.

CWU to conduct alert test

CWU Emergency Management will conduct a CWU Alert! Test on Tuesday. The CWU Alert! system notifies students, staff, and faculty of emergencies that impact the operation of the Ellensburg campus, including campus closures and delays. The notification system automatically sends text, email, and phone messages using the information in the MyCWU "Personal Details" section.

Dru Bru hosts Chamber After Hours

The Dru Bru Taproom and Brewery in Cle Elum hosts Chamber After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday. Wellness is the industry focus this month, and all wellness-related businesses are invited to join. The event is free and open to the public.

Learn to derby

A session in the Rodeo City Roller Derby’s free Roller Derby 101 is from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday at Ellensburg High School. Expert instructors teach roller derby basics.

Law and Justice Career Fair is Wednesday

More than 80 agencies will participate in the Law and Justice Career Fair from noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday in the SURC Ballroom. The fair is sponsored by CWU’s Department and Law and Justice. The event is free and open to the public.


Food Feud benefits FISH and Apoyo

The March Food Feud contest between the three Ellensburg Rotary Clubs resulted in the collection of 1,247 pounds of food and $4,869. The food went to the FISH Food Bank and the money was divided between the Apoyo Food Pantry and FISH.



CWU pitcher throws a no-hitter

CWU pitcher Jonathan Garza II threw a no-hitter in Central’s 11-0 win over St. Martin’s on Saturday. Garza struck out six and walked four. The win completed Central’s doubleheader sweep of St. Martin’s and improved the Wildcats’ record to 16-16 for the season.



The FISH Open Table Lunch is split pea and ham soup, garlic toast and pears. 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.


The forecasted high today in Ellensburg is 58 degrees. Sunset is at 7:42 p.m., and the expected nighttime low is 40 degrees. Winds will be 10 to 20 mph.


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