Category: Downtown Life

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.

Downtown After Dark

Written by: Molly Jones, Assistant Director

It’s summer time! That means hotter temperatures and longer days, encouraging everyone to get out of the house and enjoy local events. If you are a bit of a night owl and are looking for some fun things to do after work or on the weekends, check out this list of upcoming events that will get you downtown after dark.

Find Your Niche

Written By: Molly Jones, Assistant Director 

Ellensburg is rich with culture. There are outlets a plenty to express creativity, try something new, and find your niche.

Art

5 Hidden Treasures in Downtown Ellensburg

Written By: Faith Mehal, PR Coordinator 

As summer approaches, days get longer, the kiddos are out of school, and there is more time for family outings. Next time you’re looking for an adventure downtown, we encourage you to check out these 5 little known treasures.

  1. Paint Your Own Pottery

Blooming Friendships at the Farmers Market

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Jonnie Crossland, Account Supervisor for Central Communication Agency at CWU

My job is one that makes me feel fulfilled.  Even though there are the days where it’s been a drag out week of school and I am running my internal gas gauge at zero, there’s a certain high I get from my work that keeps me going and restores my faith in the world.