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Ellensburg celebrates award

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ELLENSBURG, Wash -- In March the National Trust for Historic Preservation named Ellensburg one of a "Dozen Distinctive Destination in the country. Today the city celebrated.

Organizations who manage Ellensburg's many year-round attractions and visitor facilities showcased their building, site, attraction or event. Downtown retailers offered special discounts, and the Ellensburg Downtown Association was on hand to talk about its vision for the future. 

The city is also planning a nationwide marketing campaign to draw visitors.