In celebration of National Voter Registration Day, a virtual Voter Registration Forum will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, according to a news release from the League of Women Voters of Kittitas County.

Kittitas County currently has 22 active COVID-19 cases, according to the information posted on the Kittitas County Community Impact Dashboard as of 11:30 a.m., Sept. 14.

To help mitigate number of contacts during fall quarter, the Student Union and Recreation Center (SURC) on the Central Washington University campus is closed to the public, according to a news release from CWU.

Thorp Community Day, scheduled for Oct. 2 and 3, has been cancelled due to COVID-19 related restrictions, according to a news release from event organizers.

A VFW Service Officer will be available at Ellensburg Rodeo Post 683, 106 S. Main St. in Kittitas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 16, to assist veterans in need of assistance for filing military-related claims, according to a news release from the post.

Central Washington University received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help ensure university graduates are fully prepared to lead science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in any K-12 setting, according to a news release.

Members of the Kittitas County Sherriff’s Office and the Bureau of Land Management responded Sunday to a report of an adult male who had jumped off the “Smiley Face” cliff along state Route 821 in the Yakima River canyon. The individual who jumped sustained serious injuries, according to a K…

For the second year in a row, the Central Washington University Foundation has received a commitment to provide student loan debt relief to a 2018 graduate pursuing a career in education within Kittitas County, according to a news release from CWU.

The Daily Record does not publish on the Fourth of July (Saturday). The front office will not be staffed on Friday (July 3) to allow employees to enjoy the holiday weekend with their families.

The COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions have put a crimp in traditional retirement parties, but Beth Vogt’s friends, coworkers and former students still have a chance to wish her the best.

In place of its traditional offering, Here’s a Poem I Like, Central Washington University Libraries has created a YouTube channel featuring campus and community members reciting a favorite poem.

The city of Ellensburg’s Natural Gas Utility was presented the American Public Gas Association’s (APGA) System Operational Achievement Recognition or SOAR award for excellence in operating its natural gas utility, according to a news release.

In the first day of filings for the fall general election, the following candidates filed for offices in Kittitas County:

The Nature Conservancy is hosting a series of virtual seminars and presentations that are of interest to Central Washington nature enthusiasts, according to a news release. The Birds of May series includes topics that pertain to Kittitas County and other regions in the Northwest.

Kittitas County Solid Waste has reopened all operations involving the receiving of yard waste and the sale of compost, according to a news release from Kittitas County.

Due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, Central Washington University will not be rescheduling its spring commencement ceremony for the fall, according to a news release.

Central Washington University will be waiving all fees not linked to instruction, student support or legal financial obligations, according to a post on the university’s Facebook page Friday afternoon.

The Central Washington University Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. March 31 to discuss the impacts to the university due to COVID-19. The meeting will be streamed at media.cwu.edu. Governor Inslee’s “stay-at-home” order will prevent in-person viewing in Barge Hall.

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Natural Resources will close all DNR-managed lands to the public on Thursday, according to a news release from the DNR.

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission (Parks) and the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced the temporary closure of all state-managed parks, wildlife areas, and water access areas for at least two weeks starting Wednesday in an announcement release…

The Kittitas County Superior Court, Kittitas County Clerk’s Office, and the Lower Kittitas District Court will be closed to public access until further notice as part of the county’s compliance with COVID-19 restrictions, according to a news release from Kittitas County.

The Eastern Washington Quarter Horse Association is offering a $1,000 college or technical school scholarship for 2020. This scholarship is open to any graduating senior in Kittitas County or a continuing college student (freshman).

Central Washington University President Jim Gaudino appointed Michelle DenBeste as the Provost/Vice President of Academic and Student Life, according to a news release.

The Central Washington University Department of Art and Design will feature a lecture by visiting artist Humaira Abid at 4 p.m. Thursday in Room 210 in the Student Union and Recreation Center Theatre, according to a news release.

The Kittitas County Board of Health is seeking a community representative to fill a vacancy on the Board of Health, according to a news release from Kittitas County.

Earlier Daily Record articles incorrectly stated the Kittitas County Commissioners had set a public hearing date for the 1-10ths of 1% sales tax increase to fund mental health services. The commissioners have not yet set a public hearing date.

Central Washington University is hosting a panel discussion about the 2020 census from 6-8 p.m. on March 3, according to a news release.

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDA) is Feb. 24 to March 1, and in honor of this movement, author and activist Virgie Tovar is giving a free lecture “9 Steps to Becoming Body Positive” from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday in the Central Washington University Student Union and Recreation Center…

The Kittitas County Conservation District is hosting a soil health workshop on from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 20 at the Kittitas Valley Event Center Armory, according to a news release. The workshop is open to both landowners and members of the public.

Central Washington University’s annual Condom Fashion Show is 7 p.m. Thursday at the Student Union and Recreation Center Theater, according to a news release.