Ariana and Elijah join their mom Rebeca Wadkins-Bagwell at Tamarack Boutique at 308 S. Water St.

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Ellensburg residents come in all shapes and sizes and Tamarack Boutique is aiming to provide clothes that fit each of them.

Rebeca Wadkins-Bagwell grew up in Ellensburg (EHS Class of 1999) and has spent the past 17 years working retail in Leavenworth.

“I wanted to open a store here in Ellensburg for awhile,” Wadkins-Bagwell said. “I just wanted it to be something that the average person could come and shop and be able to spend their money regardless of their background.”

The shop carries women’s and men’s clothing.

“And we’re doing specialty sizes, meaning that we’re doing all the way up to 3X and jeans up to size 18,” Wadkins-Bagwell said. “We’re going to service a lot of people. That was the goal, to keep things at a reasonable price.”

The styles carried in the store reflect what local residents wear.

“It’s mostly everyday clothes,” Wadkins-Bagwell. “We have basics but we do have stuff for work.”

She said the price range starts with tank tops at $5.65. There will be dresses for under $100 — geared more to an evening out than a formal affair.


Tamarack Boutique is holding its grand opening today, Friday and Saturday.

“We want people to just come check us out, that is the purpose of it,” Wadkins-Bagwell said.

The shop is located on Water Street. Wadkins-Bagwell said benefits of the location include being right down the street from Fred Meyer and available parking in front of the store.

Tamarack Boutique is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.


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