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Fire burns Biggs Motel to the ground

The Biggs Motel, a landmark at the far west end of Biggs Junction, was totally destroyed in a spectacular Monday morning fire. The flames spread...

 

Well Red

The Third Annual Wear Red Fashion Show at Klickitat Valley Health Thursday featured unique attire all for the cause of women's heart health. Left to...

 

PTO Carnival fun for all

INCARCERATED KIDS: At the PTO Carnival Friday at the Primary School, students, parents, and teachers packed the halls with a wide range of fun...

 

Incentives to help a veteran

Donation cans to help raise funds to purchase a special Track Chair for a disabled veteran are in shops all over Goldendale now.The chair allows a...

 

Olympia news round-up

Dream Act a reality in Washington State Elliot Suhr, WNPA News Service Students who arrived in the United States illegally as children will soon be...

 

Gray and Garner among award winners in regional art show

Eight pieces by area high school artists will be advancing to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) statewide Superintendent's...

 

Sponsorship opportunity for Festival of Speed

The annual Festival of Speed gravity sports event will be at the Maryhill Loops again this year, running from June 25-29. Around 250 skateboarders from around the world are expected at the event...

 

Community center findings to be presented to Council on Monday

A steering committee’s findings on the prospects of building a community center in Goldendale will be presented at next Monday’s city council meeting, according to city administrator Larry...

 

Man arrested for alleged assaults included repeatedly choking woman

A Goldendale man was arrested last week following information that he may have been responsible for multiple assaults against a woman with whom he lived on North Columbus Ave. Kevin Hehr, 34, was char...

 

Tri-Cities area men killed in single car wreck on SR14

Two men were killed in a single car wreck on SR14, Feb. 15 around 12:38 p.m. According to the Washington State Patrol, Khamphouk K. Phongsa, 51, of Richland was driving a 2007 Subaru Impreza...

 

Eleanor Dunn

Eleanor Theresa (Genson) Dunn died January 30, 2014 in Portland, Ore., after a brief illness. Eleanor was born on March 8, 1939, in Seattle, WA. She...

 

Home and Garden Show to feature Galloping Gourmet

The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce will present the Sixth Annual Goldendale Home and Garden Show, Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3. The Chamber has booked Graham Kerr for this year’s...

 

Goldendale FBLA says "SMASH the courts"!

The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and the Goldendale High School Tennis Team are working together to raise funds to help renovate the high school tennis courts and build the tennis...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – February 27, 1964 • Hudson Chevrolet was successful bidder Monday on a 1964 sedan for use of County Commissioner George Klein. The Hudson bid on a four door Impala was $1,774 net...

 

New location for Praise Barn

The Praise Barn congregation has moved! They are now meeting at 228 E. Darland Drive, the old Goldendale Grange. Fellowship time is Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; praise and worship is from...

 

Honor band to play in Goldendale

Goldendale Middle/High School will be hosting approximately 175 young musicians from 20 area schools as they participate in Mid-Columbia Honor Band on Mar. 2 and 3. A concert will be presented on...

 

Maximus David Pope

Maximus David Pope was born Jan. 20, 2014, in Lewiston, Idaho, to Laura (Erickson) and Ryan Pope. He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Linda...

 

The light and dark sides of seeing into deep space

At the last Java Talk community discussion group meeting, there was a lively conversation about dark sky compliance. For those still in the dark...

 

Keep the skies dark

To the Editor: We were so pleased to learn that the issue of non-compliance of the Dark Sky Ordinance was raised at the recent county commissioners meeting. When we moved to the area seven years ago,...

 

Cheering of others is a welcome task

To the Editor: If you stacked all of your birthday cards that you have received in your life time, how many inches high would it be? For some of us, the pile is so high, it’s even tipping over....

 

Stop the coal trains

To the Editor: There is a present and future danger in the Columbia Gorge which all of your readers should consider. There are already coal and oil trains passing through the Columbia Gorge, almost...

 

Bingo March 7 at Glenwood Grange

Thank you Glenwood community members for your outstanding support of our school levy! “Over the Top” is the title of this year’s Women of Faith DVD Conference. The Glenwood Pioneer Memorial...

 

County Dems to meet Mar. 3 at Library

The Klickitat County Democrats will hold a potluck dinner meeting Monday, March 3, at 6 p.m. at the Goldendale Library. The main focus of the meeting will be preparation for the upcoming caucus and...

 

Ahoy Matey! Klickitat's Pirate Carnival returns

Klickitat's Parent Teacher Organization will present it's eighth annual Pirate Carnival, March 16 at the Klickitat School gym. Families are invited...

 

Wilson twins celebrate 60th birthday party

Melanie Wilson hosted a 60th birthday party for her husband Bill and his twin sister Betty. They live in the Grandview-Prosser area. Bill lived in Bickleton as a small child when his dad worked for...

 

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