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Solar farms in Kittitas County – our speakers

Please plan to attend the League of Women Voters’ June 6 forum on solar farms. We’ll be discussing solar farms in general and the Columbia Solar Projects specifically. Event details:

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

7:00-9:00 PM

Hal Holmes Center

209 Ruby St.

Our moderator will be Stefanie Wickstrom, senior lecturer at Central Washington University. Stefanie will give an overview of solar farms and a timeline of solar farm applications in the county and of the Columbia Solar Projects in particular.

Speakers will include:

Dick Carkner, retired WSU agricultural economist and member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Paul Jewell, Kittitas County commissioner

Howard Lyman, retired farmer/rancher and animal-rights activist, member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Kelly McLain, Washington State Department of Agriculture

Marlene Pfeifer. realtor and member of Kittitas County Solar Facilities Citizens Advisory Committee

Kathi Pritchard, an organizer of Save Our Farms, and land owner who lives near one of the proposed solar-farm sites

Each speaker will give a short presentation, and audience members may submit questions. The forum will be video-taped and shown on ECTV. This event is co-sponsored by the Ellensburg Public Library.

For questions about the event, please email us at

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