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Brushes With Fame

Kittitas County’s Celebrity Connections

Kittitas County boasts a wealth of people with name recognition across the region, the country and in some cases the world. Here are just a few.

Larry Burrough

Pulitzer Prize winning Newspaper Journalist
Website: More about Larry Burrough\’s life at LA Times
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Biographical Info

Larry Burrough (1948-2014) was an Ellensburg native and newspaper journalist who reported and edited for the Yakima Herald-Republic. He was the California Orange County Register’s supervising editor when he received the Pulitzer Prize for an investigative series on fraud in fertility clinics. He graduated from Ellensburg High School in 1965 and got his bachelor’s from Central Washington University. He taught in Montana before joining the Yakima Herald-Republic. (Photo courtesy of the Denver Post.)

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