CWU Involvement in Upper Kittitas County Economic Revitalization Chronicled

This spring, Phase 2 of the City of Cle Elum’s downtown revitalization project will begin. It will include improvements in the downtown core and upgrades to the stormwater infrastructure. The first phase, completed last year, involved enhancements around First Street and Peoh Avenue. The modernizati...

Student Publications Shine at National Journalism Convention

Central Washington University’s student-run publications, PULSE and The Observer, earned three “Best of Show” awards at the recent Midwinter National College Journalism...

Gov. Inslee Appoints Businesswoman Gladys Gillis to CWU Board of Trustees

Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Gladys T. Gillis, CEO and co-owner of Starline Luxury Coaches to serve on the Central Washington University Board of Trustees. Gillis will serve a six-year term that ends in September 2024.Gillis is a CWU alumna (BA Industrial Technology, 1986) who has served on the...

Can You Speak Hard-Boiled?

 Joe Tradii is no jamoke.He doesn’t carry a gat in his pocket, throw gloves at the drop of a hat, or squirt metal. What he does do is study language, particularly hard-boiled slang, the unique jargon that became popular in detective novels and films of the ‘20s, ‘30s, and ‘40s.“I’ve always real...

Help Take Ellensburg's Central Transit to the Next Level

Central Transit is a public bus system that's free to use and available to all - including you! We want your input to make Central Transit even better by getting your feedback to a few survey questions relating to two service improvement scenarios. The survey isn't necessarily about picking one scen...

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