ERG Updates

The Economic Recovery Group (ERG) is comprised of representatives from throughout the county to provide up to date information to our business community.

Weekly Update Call: 

Every Tuesday at 12 pm businesses are encouraged to call in and listen to updates from community leadership including County Commissioner Brett Wachsmith, Chamber of Commerce CEO Amy McGuffin, and Kittitas County Health Officer Dr. Larson. Guest speakers will be brought in to answer questions as needed.

Call in: 1 (408) 418-9388 with access code 960 748 174

*this number is subject to change. Check back each week. 

Submit questions HERE

Messages from the ERG relating to funding for businesses and other resources are shared on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays on the social media.

Chamber of Commerce

City of Ellensburg

Ellensburg Downtown Association 

Media Releases

MEDIA RELEASE April 2020 COVID Support Services 3


May 9, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic it has been a challenging time for everyone. With Kittitas County’s variance application waiting for approval, we can start to see a light at the end of the tunnel. Although it may be a long road ahead, Kittitas County has shown perseverance in the face of COVID-19. In the hopes of possibly moving into Phase Two, businesses should prepare for re-opening. Go to…/202003-covid19/business-safety.aspx for help on creating the required protocols before re-opening.


May 8, 2020

Don’t forget to tune in next week, May 12 at noon for the Businesses Economic Recovery Call. Be sure to ask your questions beforehand at


May 7, 2020

All the small things we have done during the pandemic of COVID-19 has led Kittitas County to be one of the leading counties in Washington State, with a low total of COVID-19 cases. We could not have gotten here without the hard work of Kittitas County businesses, organizations, citizens, and municipalities. Keep up the good work Kittitas County! #KittitasCountyStrong


May 5, 2020


April 25, 2020


April 23, 2020


April 21, 2020