Ellensburg Eats

Written By: Jena Blanchard, EDA Intern 

            My favorite part of living in downtown Ellensburg is the food. Ellensburg is home to a variety of delicious local cuisine. Many of the restaurants are completely unique in their menus and atmospheres, creating a positive dining experience. I am excited to share a few highlights of my experiences dining downtown.

Jazz in the Valley

Written By: Faith Mehal, PR Coordinator

With Jazz in the Valley coming up this weekend, it only seems fitting to talk about this well-established event, which brings people from all around the region into town.

Explore Ellensburg

Written By: Jena Blanchard, EDA Intern

One of the most exciting features of summer time is taking a vacation. Vacations are the highlight of my childhood summer memories. The opportunity to visit someplace new can be a rewarding experience. If Ellensburg is on your destination list for this summer, or if you will be passing through, here are some components that will make you fall in love with this charming town.

Ellensburg, Home to a Wildcat

Written By: Jena Blanchard, Summer Intern

I moved to Ellensburg just shy of two years ago. I became a Wildcat in pursuit to finish my Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. My mother is a CWU alumni and swore up and down that Ellensburg is a great place to live. Being from Snohomish, Washington, I was excited to relocate to another small town. The red brick buildings downtown helped me feel right at home here.

A Step Back in Time: History of downtown Ellensburg Vol. 2

Written By: Faith Mehal, PR Coordinator

Welcome back! After taking a few weeks off, I would like to continue our journey through the history of downtown Ellensburg.

Downtown Business Development

Between the years of 1879 and 1889 downtown Ellensburg saw a tremendous amount of growth. In 1886 a train of the Northern Pacific Railroad reached Ellensburg helping to fuel business and population growth.