“We have the funds to help give us the buildings for our district; we will not have the funds in a couple of years to actually operate our district,” League member Jamie Rosen said in her introduction of Superindent Jinger Haberer and Business Services Director Brian Aikin of Ellensburg School District.Continue reading
Ellensburg City Council
Candidates for seat 6, Matt Anderson and Stacey Bankston Engel; and seat 7, Kristin Ashley and Tristen Lamb.
Candidates for position 1, Liahna Armstrong and Terry Clark; and position 4, Roy Savoian and Jon Ward.
Ellensburg School Board
Candidate for position 1, Meg Ludlum, and statement from Mark Manning, who withdrew his candidacy.
Kittitas County Commissioner
Candidates for District 1, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright.
Legislative District 13
Candidates for Legislative District 13, Steve Verhey and Alex Ybarra.
Many thanks to Ellensburg Public Library, our co-sponsor, to Jon Ward at ECTV, for his work on the video, and to Charli Sorenson, our moderator. Thanks also to our League volunteers, and to Rob Fraser, for the photography. Watch Facebook for the photo album, coming soon.
LWV Kittitas County on Tuesday, Oct. 15 held a candidate forum for County Commissioner, District 1, and Roslyn City Council, seats 1, 4, and 6.
Watch the county commissioner forum here. Candidates are Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright. Moderator is Charli Sorenson.
Following the commissioner candidates were candidates for Roslyn City Council. Candidates who attended were Jim Guerci, Jennifer Basterrechea–Atela, Cathy Cook, Tom Missel, and Doug Kilgore. Moderator was Charli Sorenson. Watch the Roslyn City Council forum here.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, League held a second candidate forum for Roslyn Mayor, Water District 7, and Fire District 7. Charli Sorenson moderated this forum.
Watch the Fire District 7 video here. Candidates are Russ Hobbs and Robert Cernick.
Coming soon: pictures of Oct. 15 and 16 forums.
ELLENSBURG, WA (September 22, 2019) – The Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters will host four Candidates Night Forums in October to introduce candidates in contested seats to the voters. Two forums will be held in Cle Elum and two in Ellensburg.Continue reading
Candidates for District 1 county commissioner spoke for about an hour Tuesday, July 23 at Ellensburg City Hall. Laci Harrison, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright discussed a variety of issues before an audience of 72 at the forum sponsored by the Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters and the Ellensburg Public Library.
Moderator of the forum was Charli Sorenson.
The top two vote-getters at the Aug. 6 primary will go on to the general election in November.
Watch the forum at ECTV2 here.
Read the story at the Daily Record website here.
Find out more about the candidates and the primary at our Voter’s Guide.
Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters celebrated its 50th Anniversary April 27 at Hal Holmes Center, with about 60 in attendance.
A panel of accomplished women discussed subjects ranging from their first election to the strides women have made over the years. Speakers included Ann Murphy, president of the League of Women Voters of Washington; Laura Osiadacz, county commissioner; Nancy Lillquist, Ellensburg city council; Candace Hooper, Kittitas County superior court judge; and Katherine Murphy, secretary of the LWVWA board. KVLWV President Kathy Matlin welcomed the guests, and Gayl Curtiss moderated the discussion.Continue reading
The Kids We Lose is a 90-minute documentary about the human side of being and having a child or student with behavioral challenges, and the struggles faced by parents, educators, staff in facilities, and law enforcement professionals in trying to ensure that these kids receive the help they need.Continue reading