WHAT'S NEW


August 3, 2009

Updated Membership/Hours/Meetings meetings information at request of President Wieking

July 24, 2009

Added April, July & October 2008 items to Kittitas Kinfolk listing

July 21, 2009

Removed Friday Library hours from Membership application. Corrected bad URL for Super 8 motel in Accommodations while visiting us.

July 18, 2009

Updated Membership/Hours/Meetings with 2009 Society Officers and monthly program schedule for 2009.

July 17, 2009

Deleted Friday Library hours from Membership/Hours/Meetings page after conversation with Mary Christensen.

July 15, 2009

Fixed multiple broken links on home page. Still a few to correct or delete if no longer active. Updated e-mail address of Society Webmaster on bottom of home page.

March 2, 2008

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, May 28, 1909 Ellensburg Capital, May 3, 1917 Updated Kittitas Kinfolk page.

December 27, 2007

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg, Localizer, January 24, 1891 Ellensburg Dawn, October 4, 1902 Added to Kittitas County History a 1903 article on education in the County.

October 26, 2007

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburgh Localizer, August 27, 1892 Ellensburgh Localizer, October 8, 1892 Added to Publications page some new items

August 13, 2007

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburgh Localizer, December 20, 1890 Ellensburgh Localizer, March 14, 1891 Added to History page an article from the Ellensburgh Localizer of Jan. 24, 1891.

June 26, 2007

Added links to three Kittitas County Message boards.

June 22, 2007

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, February 1, 1902 Ellensburg Capital, November 7, 1903 Added item to Publications page.

May 31, 2007

Added new e-mail address for society to bottom of home page.

May 3, 2007

Added 1936 Miner Echo article on Pays Family to Biographies page. Added to County Newspapers: The Evening Localizer, January 2, 1908

April 12, 2007

Added link to free pedigree chart source for Pioneer applications.

March 24, 2007

Added page for Kittitas county obituaries. Added link to 1895 US Atlas Map Of Kittitas Co under Local Links on home page. Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listings. Added link to Biographies page.

March 23, 2007

Updated Membership/Hours/Meetings page for internet usage and monthly programs for 2007. Added to County Newspapers: The Evening Record, January 3, 1910 Ellensburg Capital, June 19, 1919 (one article on some deaths) Ellensburg Capital, March 7, 1912 Added link to Linkpendium on index page. Added links on Churches page.

February 24, 2007

Changed mailing address of society on several pages. (Let me know if I missed any!) Added links to Accomodations page. Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Dawn, September 15, 1899 Added Kittitas County Churches page, with link to First Lutheran Church history.

January 24, 2007

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Dawn, October 13, 1894 Ellensburgh Localizer, November 24, 1894

January 9, 2007

Added 2007 program schedule and KCGS officers to Hours, Meetings, Membership.

December 22, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, March 22, 1894 Ellensburgh Localizer, July 21, 1894

December 10, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Ellenburg Capital, November 7, 1906 Ellensburg Capital, June 5, 1907 Made changes in hours of operation for the library at Hours, Meetings, Membership.

November 25, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: The Register, October 10, 1890 The Register, February 18, 1893 The Register, July 17, 1893 The Register, February 17, 1894

November 3, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Record, October 21, 1882 Yakima Signal, February 17, 1883 Ellensburgh Capital, May 23, 1889 Added list of early Kittitas County School districts to Kittitas County Schools

October 20, 2006

Added more photos to Cemeteries page. Photos added for Laurel Hill, Holy Cross, High Valley, Greenwood, Swauk, Thorp, and Thorp-Splawn
Cemeteries. Added link to off-site listing of Anderson cemetery.

October 15, 2006

Began adding photos to Cemeteries page. Currently only Roslyn cemeteries are shown, but others are to be uploaded soon. New photos
include a map of the Roslyn cemeteries.

October 2, 2006

Made temporary changes in hours of operation (Oct-Dec 2006) for the library at Hours, Meetings, Membership.

September 23, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Record, April 17, 1880 Yakima Record, December 18, 1880 Kittitas Standard, July 21, 1883 Added link to a page for the History of Kittitas County.

August 30, 2006

Completed Early Land Records name index (surnames S-T and U-Z)

August 17, 2006

Added to Early Land Records name index (surnames N-R)

August 11, 2006

Added to Early Land Records name index (surnames Mc) Added off-site links to the Biographies section Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Signal, April 7, 1883

August 1, 2006

Added to Early Land Records name index (surnames G-J and K-M)

July 14, 2006

Added to Early Land Records name index (surnames D-F)

July 5, 2006

Added Biographies section with first bio that of Douglas A. Munro, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Added a start Early Land Records name index (surnames A-C) Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, May 2, 1918 Yakima Record, December 1, 1883 Added link to Ellensburg Public Library's "Through Open Eyes" pictoral database. Updated Accomodations page. Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listing

June 6, 2006

Added FreeFind Search Engine!

June 3, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, July 30, 1896 Ellensburg Capital, October 1, 1896

May 9, 2006

Added a link to membership application.

May 3, 2006

Added Swauk Basin History a 36-page booklet written by Wes Engstrom, a society member, with his permission for it to be
posted here on line in it's entirety. (Thanks Wes!) Adobe Acrobat is required to view it. Added to County Newspapers: Kittitas Localizer, April 13, 1889 Ellensburgh Capital, November 7, 1889 Ellensburgh Capital, November 28, 1889

March 30, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburgh Capital, November 15, 1888 Ellensburg Capital, September 11, 1919 Added two pages to Schools: Roslyn Schools attendance, 1901-02 Roslyn Schools teachers remarks (only if "deceased" or "moved") Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listing Updated accomodations page for new hotel.

February 22, 2006

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburgh Localizer, September 21, 1889

January 16,2006

Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Record, September 4, 1880 Yakima Record, May 28, 1881 Yakima Record, December 24, 1881 Yakima Record, April 8, 1882 Yakima Record, September 16, 1882 Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listing Corrections and additions to Kittitas Valley Places Added links to two Roslyn miners websites on our home page .

December 20,2005

Added link to Gerrit d'Ablaing Insurance Books, 1897-1907, at State Archives.

November 11, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg New Era, August 10, 1888 Ellensburg News, March 26, 1918 Added links on index page to all libraries in county. Added future link to Schools for information currently being compiled.

October 27, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Localizer, August 24, 1901 Added link to on-line books and maps about Kittitas County

September 29, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Record, January 15, 1881 - with about 20 marriages! Yakima Signal, September 8, 1883 Yakima Record, January 26, 1884 Yakima Signal, March 22, 1884 Ellensburg Capital, February 7, 1918 Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listing

August 10, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Dawn, May 25, 1900 Ellensburg Capital, October 8, 1909 Ellensburg Capital, September 19, 1912 Ellensburg Capital, May 29, 1913 Updated Kittitas Kinfolk listing Added link to the newspaper page for a listing of newspapers abstracted in our past newsletters.

July 6, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Kittitas Standard, October 3, 1885 The Herald, April 23, 1887

June 20, 2005

Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburgh Localizer, May 14, 1892 (includes Roslyn Mine disaster article) Ellensburg Dawn, October 14, 1909

June 8, 2005

Added to Places corrections and additions supplied by Liberty researcher Wes Engstrom. Thanks, Wes! Added to County Newspapers: Yakima Record, February 28, 1880 Yakima Record, October 1, 1881 Yakima Weekly Record, March 17, 1883

June 7, 2005

Added to Liberty an enlarged photo of the miners. Added Letter to the Editor, Big Bend Country, 1887 Added to County Newspapers: Ellensburg Capital, February 10, 1916

May 21, 2005

Added The Snoqualmie Pass Wagon Road, 1883 Added to County Newspapers page: Ellensburgh New Era, August 26, 1887 Ellensburg Localizer, February 22, 1896

May 20, 2005

Added Liberty and Swauk Mining District research.

May 13, 2005

Pictures of our Library were added by a link beginning at the library's address line.

May 10, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Ellensburgh Localizer, July 12, 1890 Ellensburgh Capitol, January 18, 1894 Ellensburg Capitol, April 4, 1895 Ellensburg Dawn, June 15, 1905 Ellensburg Dawn, January 11, 1906

May 5, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Yakima Signal, February 2, 1884

May 2, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Cle Elum Tribune, April 23, 1891 Cle Elum Tribune, June 11, 1891 Cle Elum Tribune, October 29, 1891 Cle Elum Tribune, February 3, 1892

April 28, 2005

Added a Guestbook to our website. Please sign in! Added to County Newspapers page: Yakima Record, November 20, 1880

April 27, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Yakima Record, September 16, 1879 Yakima Record, February 7, 1880 Corrections and additions to Kittitas Valley Places

April 24, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Ellensburg Capital, October 15, 1887 Ellensburg Dawn, January 6, 1899 Ellensburg Dawn, May 26, 1899 Ellensburg Dawn, December 31, 1903

April 17, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Ellensburg Capital, April 26, 1917 Yakima Record, July 10, 1880 Yakima Record, December 11, 1880 Yakima Record, July 29, 1882

April 14, 2005

Added to County Newspapers page: Ellensburg Capital, March 23, 1916 Yakima Record, February 18, 1882 Added enrollment list of Troop A, 1917

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