This year’s Giving Tree was a fruitful harvest

When the Giving Tree was erected on Nov. 8, there were 362 tags dangling from the green, leafy limbs. Inscribed on each small piece of paper were the holiday wishes of boys and girls at elementary schools across Kittitas County. A full month later, presents of all shapes and sizes now line the walls of the…

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Hallelujah – Nicole Lewis is coming to town

It’s been a long quarter of great music but can you believe it’s not even over yet? One of Washington’s biggest names in country music is headed to Central Washington University Wednesday, Nov. 18 when Nicole Lewis takes the stage. To say she’s a country music powerhouse would be selling her short. Since graduating from…

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The Zombie Bash: it will be a graveyard smash

Sometimes, Halloween can be so much fun that it leaves people feeling like zombies. Whether it’s too much candy, too much apple cider or a combination of the two, students are in luck because they’re invited to come out Saturday, Oct. 31 for a night so fun, it’s sure to be frightening. The SURC will…

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‘Along for the ride’ – Q&A with Whiskey N’ Rye lead singer Philip Lindholm

Americana, blues, roots-rock; whatever you want to call it, Whiskey N’ Rye is it. This five-piece from Seattle knows how to put on a show. They recently released their sophomore album, “Sick Soul Summertime” to rave reviews and sizable fan-fare. They’re headed to CWU this Friday, so we caught up with lead singer and songwriter…

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College Radio Day: Round Two

If you were here last year, you probably heard of the College Radio Day Parade – a loving ode to College Radio Day created by 88.1 The ‘Burg featuring a parade and live music at the El Mira in Downtown Ellensburg. Well now, it’s time for year two. And with experience comes expertise, so this…

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