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Kittitas Courthouse Evacuated by Bomb Threat

ELLENSBURG, Wash. - Police have evacuated the Kittitas County Courthouse because of a bomb threat.

ATF Agents are now on scene investigating. Bomb sniffing dogs from outside of Kittitas County are being brought in to help.

All county employees have been moved out of the building and all court cases have been cancelled for the day.

The threat was called into the Kittitas County 911 Center about 8:45 this morning. According to the Kittitas County Sheriff the caller told dispatchers that "the courthouse would be blown up."