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 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 24, 2016

THE POSSE GETS SOME MONEY

Goldendale American Legion Commander J.C. Penny (right) hands a check for $2,500 to Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer. The funds are earmarked for...

 
 By Beth Poirer    News    February 24, 2016

Lifetime work of Goldendale artist to be honored

The Golden Art Guild features the work of a unique Goldendale artist this week. Arlene Larison, who at 85 is still an active painter, will have a rece...

 

GHS art in area showcase

Always one of the crowd-pleasing events on the south central Washington arts calendar, the ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show returns to the...

 

City awards contract on improvement project

The Goldendale City Council met in special session Monday night to consider bids received for the West Columbus Neighborhood Improvement Project. City Administrator Larry Bellamy said Tuesday that...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 24, 2016

Ekone Ranch faces new pressures

Ekone Ranch, a 1,000-acre off-grid working ranch near Rock Canyon with horse camps, personal and group retreats, and programs that teach sustainable...

 

Teen video contest on reading theme announced

A contest has just started that can put teens' love of making videos to good use. The Washington State Library and the Collaborative Summer Library...

 
 By Izumi Hansen    News    February 24, 2016

Basic Education bill passes, goes to governor for signature

In a maneuver last Thursday that brought a Senate-approved basic-education bill to the House floor for debate, representatives reaffirmed their support of the measure. The bill now goes to Gov. Jay...

 

Laura Rathbun

Laura Merintha Rathbun passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the age of 96. She was born on July 29, 1919 in Watonga, Oklahoma to George and...

 

Roque Chadbourne

Roque Chadbourne was born on January 3, 1960 in Santa Ana, California. He grew up in California and after graduating High School in 1978, Roque moved...

 

Vivian Jeanette Hughes

Vivian Jeanette Hughes, 95, left this earthly home Saturday, February 13, 2016, after a long bout with age-related illnesses. Jeanette, the eldest of...

 

County Fair changes schedule, seeks volunteers

The Klickitat County Fair Board is looking for volunteers to chair four major events at the County Fair. A Queen Coordinator is needed to help coordinate required public appearances of the Klickitat...

 

Abby's Closet to give away prom gowns to area girls

A Portland-based nonprofit organization, Abby’s Closet, will host its 12th Annual Prom Gown Giveaway on Saturday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - February 28, 1991 Goldendale’s Greg Patzer was selected to the First Team of the Valley A West all league squad. Patzer averaged approximately 23 points per game during the season and...

 

Use video monitoring to check on elderly parents

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good home video monitoring devices that can help my sister and me keep an eye on our elderly mother? Over the holidays, we noticed that her health has...

 

Your generosity keeps us going

To the Editor: I love how the good people of Goldendale show their compassion and care for others. Since the emergency shelter opened at Father’s House last year, we have had the shelter room or roo...

 

Be sure to vote

To the Editor: Many of us realize that voting is one of the most important activities we can do as citizens. With this in mind, we would like to encourage you to participate in the Washington State...

 

Talent show to feature Troutlakian acts

Weather here is more spring like and the snow is at least for now melting. There will be a prolonged mud season if the melt and the rain continue. After last year the mud is welcome. The mountain is...

 

It's Pirate time again for the Klickitat PTO

Ahoy Mates! Shine up your hook and dust off your eye patch; there's going to be a carnival! The Klickitat PTO is planning their annual Pirate...

 

Low power radio gives progress report

Goldendale Community Radio has been on air for five months. During the two years leading up to the local low power FM station’s first on-air broadcast, organizers discovered a tight-knit community...

 

'Rumpelstiltskin' rolls into town from Missoula Children's Theater

A benefit spaghetti dinner and dessert is planned for Mel Stanton on Feb. 27 at the Glenwood School multipurpose room from 2 until 6 p.m. Mel has been receiving on-going treatments in Portland for...

 

GHS gets $5,000 grant

Goldendale High School Monday announced that DuPont Pioneer donated $5,000 toward the agri-science program as part of the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) program. “This gift...

 

From the best seat in the house

People who have watched Lacy Carse play basketball for the past several years know that she is a streak shooter who likes to shoot from long range. It’s always a double edged sword that sometimes...

 

Senior players lead Lady Cougars to Regionals in final year as a 1B team

The Lyle-Wishram girls are headed to the Regional round of the State playoffs after demolishing Yakama Nation 73-56 in the semi-final game of the...

 

Wilkins and Briggs cap senior year with medals at Mat Classic

Two of Goldendale's seniors capped their high school careers with medals at Mat Classic, the State Wrestling Tournament last weekend. Bryce Wilkins...

 

Foul trouble grinds Pirate rally to a halt, Knights advance to Regionals

Bickleton staged a furious come-back against Sunnyside Christian in the semi-final game last week, but couldn’t make it stick when their top scorer...

 

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