Ellensburg Community Morning Show, Monday, Sept. 25
In other news, it's now fall.
County commissioners hold town hall meeting
The Kittitas County commissioners are holding a town hall meeting for Ellensburg at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday in the commissioners’ auditorium. The commissioners will make a presentation followed by a question and answer period. Topics to be covered include funding allocations, roads and infrastructure and economic development.
Forum focuses on recovery
A community forum focused on addiction is set for 5 p.m., Tuesday at Hal Holmes Community Center. Titled, Let’s Talk Addiction: The Criminal Justice System A Doorway to Recovery, it will feature a panel of Lt. Edward Buntin of the Kittitas County Sheriff’s Office, Capt. Jim Weed of the Ellensburg Police Department and Patrick Gigstead, director of Kittitas County Misdemeanant Probation. People with lived experience will share personal stories of recovery.
Learn about health network
The Kittitas County Health Network invites community members to learn more about the network at an orientation event at noon, Thursday in the KVH conference room. Lunch will be provided. Email Jessica@healthierkittitas.org
Call out to puzzle people
The last jigsaw puzzle competition of the season is set for 5:30 p.m., Oct 11 at Hal Holmes Community Center. There are spots for only 10 two-member teas and those interested must sign up in person at the Elensburg Library Reference Desk. The winners move on to the Grand Puzzler Showdown in December.
Jam in Roslyn
The Roslyn Creative Center will host an acoustic music jam at 6:30 p.m. today. Participants are invited to bring an instrument and a tune or two to share.
Kittitas School Board fills vacancy
The Kittitas School Board appointed Carrie Kavanaugh to fill the vacancy on the board at a special meeting on Sept. 20. The vacancy was created by the resignation of Chad Johnson in July. Kavanaugh, who is employed by the Kittitas PUD, is a Kittitas graduate with four children attending Kittitas schools. Bill Hanson also applied for the seat.
Sarah Spurgeon hosts first exhibit of the school year
The Sarah Spurgeon Gallery’s first exhibit of the fall is Ryan! Feddersen Signal Tracers, opening at 4 p.m. Thursday with an artist talk in the SURC Theater, followed by an opening reception at 5 p.m. at the gallery. Feddersen creates site-specific installations that encourage people to consider their relationships with the environment, technology, society and culture.
Central sports weekend roundup
In Central Washington University Athletics action over the weekend, the CWU football team went on the road and defeated Western Oregon, 17-7. The Wildcats quarterback duo of Kennedy McGill and JJ Lemming combined to throw for 172 yards. Central’s volleyball team fell 3-2 to Seattle Pacific in Seattle. The Wildcats soccer team failed to score a goal in a 1-0 loss at St. Martins. Central’s cross country team placed 10th at the Bill Roe Classic in Bellingham.
High school sports weekend roundup
The Ellensburg High School football team notched a decisive 38-0 win at Grandview Friday to improve to 2-2 for the season. Isaac Stueckle intercepted two passes and Colton McGruder ran for more than 100 yards to lead the Bulldogs. On Thursday, the EHS volleyball team defeated Grandview, 3-0, and EHS boys’ and girls’ cross country meet both placed first in an all-league meet held at Rotary Park.
In other high school sports action, the Kittitas Secondary School football team fell to River View, 56-20 Friday night. The Cle Elum-Roslyn High School football lost to Tri-Cities Prep, 28-0, Friday.
The FISH Open Table lunch is chicken and dumplings, peas and an apple. 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 65 degrees. Sunset is at 6:54 p.m., and the expected nighttime low is 48 degrees. Rain showers are expected early in the day. Winds will be from 5 to 10 mph.