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Observatory Transit feed seen worldwide

In an event that occurs much less often than once in a blue moon, tiny planet Mercury was witnessed crossing the Sun on Monday, May 9. The Goldendale...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 11, 2016

New music store opens at site of old one

The Gorge's only music store, Columbia River Music in The Dalles, closed last year after more than three decades in operation. On its site before...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 11, 2016

FATHER-DAUGHTER CAMPAIGNS KICK-OFF

Rep. Gina McCabe and her father, Ray Mosbrucker, officially launched their campaigns for re-election last Wednesday at Maryhill Winery. McCabe is...

 

Fire claims a life

A Goldendale man perished in a house fire that was reported at 10:49 a.m., Saturday. Donald Grady, 74, died in a fire that totally destroyed the home, east of town on Fenton Lane. Grady’s wife and...

 

Fatal crashes involving pot double after legalization

Fatal crashes involving drivers who recently used marijuana doubled in Washington after the state legalized the drug, according to the latest...

 

Maryhill Museum holds Romanian arts festival

Maryhill Museum of Art will commemorate a royal visit on May 21 during its annual Member Appreciation Day, where the centerpiece will be a Romanian...

 

State art contest seeks entries from students

The State of Washington wants Washington college students to have their paintings viewed by as many as 3 million people. "Show off your artistic side...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 9, 1991 Goldendale’s Maxine Jacroux was awarded with the Goldendale Soroptimist chapter’s “Women Helping Women” award. The honor recognizes community services. Jacroux is a...

 

Technology grant awarded to middle school teachers and GMS

Citing the need to improve access to technology that can help teach student collaboration on science projects, Tamara Johnson and Sherelle...

 

ABUNDANT FIRST CROP

Goldendale's Farmers' Market opened another season, Saturday at Ekone Park. The market layout was full of vendors that attracted a large crowd. A...

 

Ballots in the mail

Presidential primary ballots have been mailed. Selection of candidates for Republican and Democrat are included. The Republican ballot includes Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, John Kasich and Ben Carson. All...

 

Dumpster loads of refuse collected on city clean up day

“I was concentrating on elderly and disabled,” said Mayor Mike Cannon. And judging by the volume of refuse collected on Saturday, a lot of people got the help they needed for spring cleaning.... Full story

 
 By Sarah Gould    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Statistically the best way to die young is by drinking

One of the uncomfortable truths a lot of people overlook are the dangers that come with the use of alcohol. While pretty much anyone who has been exposed to even a quarter-hour’s worth of media in...

 

Drug sellers, users aren't welcome

To the Editor: We commend the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office and Goldendale Police Department for their action against illegal drugs, and we support the posting of Sheriff Songer’s warning...

 
 By Janet Holen    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Ahead of her time

To the Editor: Jewett Boulevard in White Salmon was named after two of our early settlers, A.H. and Jenny Jewett. Jenny was a vice president of the Washington Woman Suffrage Association and played a...

 

New mothers help make Mothers' Day special around Glenwood

Several Glenwood grandparents and great-grandparents received early Mother’s Day gifts of new additions to their families. Devin and Ashley Dean of White Salmon welcomed twin daughters on April 29....

 

McCabe tabbed by foundation to attend Emerging Leader program in July

The State Legislative Leaders Foundation (SLLF) selected Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, to participate in the 2016 Emerging Leaders Program in July. McCabe will be part of an exclusive group of...

 

Javelin battle continues to heat up among Gorge League girls

Area athletes warmed up for District track meets at the Bickleton Pirate Invite, Friday. As if there hasn't been plenty written about the Gorge... Full story

 

Cougars 1-2 in playoffs, end season with 11-8 record

Lyle-Wishram/Klickitat played its way into the 2B District tournament last week with a 15-8 win over Soap Lake. Zach Miller staked the team to a 7-3...

 

EAGLE

Matt Counts had a hole-in-one on number four hole last week, using a pitching wedge. It was witnessed by Brian Enstad, David Ross, Matt Anderson and...

 

Record runoff soaks slopes

April experienced record high temperatures throughout the entire Pacific Northwest, causing much of the remaining snowpack to melt and runoff. Over 80 percent of all SNOTEL sites with at least 15...

 

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