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.
Jimmy SmithFormer TV’s “Ax Men” reality show star
Jim “Jimmy” Smith (1956-2012) was born in Leavenworth and later moved to South Cle Elum where he set up a sunken-log salvaging business called S&S Aqua Logging. Before he lost his battle with cancer, the character, prone to emotional outbursts, starred on Discovery Channel’s Ax Men for several shows aired between 2009 and 2012.
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