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Articles from the March 9, 2016 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 9, 2016

PARADE FOR A YOUNG HERO

Walter Goik turned 102 last week, and on Friday Goldendale surprised him with a short parade down Main Street in honor of both his birthday and his...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    March 9, 2016

City council hears report on grant for police overtime

It was an evening of good news for the Goldendale City Council, starting with the report from public works director Karl Enyeart, who told the council that the blue reservoir had recently been...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 9, 2016

House broken

DOWN IN MINUTES: Eric Rhoades is behind the controls of the excavator as it brings down the house at 810 Golden Street in Goldenda...

 

Lyle School District to run special levy

The Lyle School District will run a special Technology and Capital Levy on April 4. Superintendent Andy Kelly says if passed, the levy will accomplish several things. First, every student in Lyle in...

 

U-Haul back on Broadway

A desire to serve his neighbors and the expertise from his past U-Haul affiliation lured Terry Luth back to the moving giant's neighborhood dealer...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 9, 2016

Dems' caucus key for delegates

The chair of the Klickitat County Democrats thinks it’s great that Republicans actually send in their ballots. “I really appreciate that the...

 

Spill spreads manure, closes Highway 14

The view is no doubt scenic, high above Wishram at the roadside viewpoint, but the experience was decidedly unpleasant last week when a semi-trailer...

 

Multi-agency police chase nabs meth

On March 3, at approximately 3 p.m., Oregon State Patrol and Fish and Wildlife pursued a vehicle into Washington from Hermiston, Ore.  The pursuit was terminated westbound SR-14 milepost 154 just eas...

 

McCabe appointed assistant ranking member on labor committee

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, has been appointed to serve as the assistant ranking member on the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee. “My background in business makes me well-suited...

 

Telephone complaints get the most complaints

In 2015, customers of landline telephone companies filed more complaints with Washington State’s Utilities and Transportation Commission than any other regulated industry, with energy companies...

 

SENIOR CITIZEN DISCOUNT

The City of Goldendale will be accepting applications for low income senior citizen water/sewer discounts from Feb. 1 through April 15. If you received this discount during the last year, your...

 

Inmate found guilty of rape of cellmate

On Feb. 3, a Klickitat County jury found Charles W. Kuneki guilty of one count of Rape in the First Degree and one count of Harassment-Threats to Kill. Kuneki was awaiting trial on another matter... Full story

 

David Allen Pedersen

David Allen Pedersen, 77, of Goldendale, died on Tuesday March 1, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. David was born in the family... Full story

 

Russell Allen Richardson

Russell Allen Richardson passed away on Saturday, March 5, 2016 surrounded by his children, grandchildren and loved ones. He was 85. Russ was born January 10, 1931 in Willamina, Oregon to Robert Allen...

 

Call for poetry, third annual contest

Sheriff Bob Songer has agreed to be a regular guest on Goldendale Community Radio each Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. The weekly half-hour chat with the sheriff is hosted by Deborah Heart, formerly known...

 

TIME TO HEAD OUTDOORS:

Spring sports have arrived. A large number of Goldendale students, including 46 for track, above, are ready to go. Golfers are at Othello, Friday....

 

Avoid Medicare mistakes when you're still working

Dear Savvy Senior, Should I enroll in Medicare at age 65 if I’m still working and have coverage through my employer? Almost 65 Dear Almost, The rules for enrolling in Medicare can be very confusing...

 
 By Linda Roland    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Show up and vote

To the Editor: All Klickitat County voters that consider themselves Democrats should give thoughtful consideration to participating in the Democratic nominating caucus on Saturday, March 26. The...

 
 By Kerry McCune    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Don't forget that other guy

To the Editor: I have to agree wholeheartedly with your recent assessment of the 2016 presidential field. I do not, however, feel that we need Jerry Lewis in the race since we already have an elderly...

 
 By Ray Klebba    Opinion    March 9, 2016

Bernie Sanders, he's our man...

To the Editor: Get to our Washington Democratic Caucuses and explain to people that Bernie Sanders is the candidate who walks his talk. Here is a chance to point out that he alone proposes to break...

 

Students to release class raised salmon at Klickitat Hatchery, Friday

The Mt. Adams Community 4-H Club is planning their annual fruit sale from March 5 through 19 – so be expecting a call from your favorite 4-Her! This is a great fund raiser that has been going on in...

 

Lyle school district to decide on school levy

It’s school levy time folks…and in February the Lyle Board of Directors unanimously voted to support a special Technology and Capital Projects levy for April 26, 2016. The Lyle School District...

 

Mid-Columbia Scouting honored at Council

Volunteers gathered in Damascus, Ore. on Feb. 25, for the Cascade Pacific Council Court of Honor, celebrating 100 years of Scouting. The Council bega...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991 The Hollywood production firm of Dekter Higgins sent scouts to the Columbia Gorge last month. Based on their reports, director Thom Higgins selected the Harold Hill...

 

East District Court

March 1, 2016 • John Everhart; DWLS 3rd Degree (8/06/15); Guilty plea; Jail 90/83 Suspended; Fine/Fees $210., 12 months probation. • Michael Matthew M Harvey; DWLS 3rd Degree (9/6/15); Guilty...

 

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