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New Sign Installed at Greenwood Cemetery

New sign at the Greenwood Historic Cemetery in South Cle Elum, with Rick Henderson, installed on August 13, 2016.  The club supported this project.  Special thanks to the great work of Emily Hurley, Carter Kincade, Tanner Dates, Katie Keeton, Makaila Montgomery, among others, for your work in creating this sign.


(Any events listed in the Memories section are from past dates, and presented for reference and historical information only.)

Roslyn Cemetery Clean-Up 2023 – volunteers needed

Volunteers Wanted!

Roslyn Cemetery Cleanup 2023 Saturday, May 13, 2023

at the Roslyn Cemetery.

Please bring your own tools, gloves, weedeaters, etc. Large tarps needed!

8:30-9:00 a.m. Volunteer Sign In / Get Work Assignment

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Volunteer at Roslyn’s Historic Cemeteries

12:15 p.m. Volunteer Lunch sponsored by the Roslyn Eagles Aerie 696 at their Club (thanks!)

For more information email [email protected]

Sponsors: Roslyn, Ronald, Cle Elum Heritage Club, Northern Kittitas County Tribune newspaper, Central Washington Outdoor.com

For an easy way to help, click or tap to Donate to the Cemeteries (no sweat necessary!)


Join us for the Crowning of King Coal 2021!

Come watch the crowning of the 2021 King Coal John Cernick Jr.! Sunday Sept. 5th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Coal Miners’ Memorial in downtown Roslyn, WA. Hosted by the RRC Heritage Club.

Nominations are Open for King Coal 2021!

Nominations are now open for King Coal 2021!

King Coal will be announced on Sunday, September 5th (Labor Day Weekend) during the Annual Coal Miner’s Memorial Celebration.

Nominations should include the story or summary of the nominee and why you think they deserve to be named King Coal.

The form to nominate an individual/family can be found at the following link:

Nominate King Coal 2021

Historic Regional Photos Imprinted on Metal

RRC Heritage Club teams up with the Roslyn Museum for a fundraiser featuring a selection of the Museum’s historic photo collection imprinted on metal.

PRE-HOLIDAY SPECIAL! Reg. $200 each, but just in time to order for holiday gifts, JUST $100 EACH (sale valid through 11/12/21)

As a thank you gift for each $200 $100 donation towards this fund, donors will receive their choice of photos. Proceeds go to the Roslyn Museum. Secure online payments through PayPal or checks by mail accepted.

Copies will be printed on composite Alumi-core as displayed at Basecamp Books & Bites  in Roslyn, WA.

Orders will be taken until November 12th, 2021 then printed and distributed. When ready, arrangements will be made for pickup locally, or, mailing available for a shipping & handling fee.*

To learn more about each photo, click on it to see the description details.

Prefer to just donate directly instead? Select any amount.

HOLIDAY SPECIAL RATE! Regular $200 each, NOW $100 EACH!

Sale pricing good through 11/15/21

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* The Internal Revenue Code provides that the amount of a contribution must be reduced by the value of goods or services received in return from the charitable organization. Based on our estimate $50 is the value of goods or services received for each reproduced photo.


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