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Articles from the May 30, 2012 edition

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 By Elaine Bakke    News    May 30, 2012

Soldier returns to county for burial

He left White Salmon to serve the country in World War II and returned home on May 18, 2012, nearly 68 years later. Unfortunately for Army Pfc....

 

Acts of honor

ACTS OF HONOR: The American Legion conducted its annual Memorial Day ceremonies at area sites Monday. Top and left, honor guards and rifle salutes at...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 30, 2012

Assessor brings in DOR for review

Darlene Johnson came into office as the new Klickitat County Assessor on a platform of promised changes. Changes in county assessment processes have...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 30, 2012

Klickitat gets grant to renovate community center building

Klickitat County was awarded a $1 million Community Development Block Grant through the state of Washington last week to renovate and remodel the community center building in the town of Klickitat....

 

Holiday Tractor Pull competition draws tractors and spectators

The Hanging Rock Tractor Pull course couldn’t stop Glen Carrigan from making a pair of full pulls on both Saturday and Sunday events this weekend...

 

Maryhill's new tasting room

Maryhill Winery opened its new tasting room this Memorial Day weekend, which saw the popular destination site packed to capacity. Left, owners Craig...

 

Dog tied to road sign is identified

UPDATE: After attempts to contact the owner of Luna, Mabrey discovered that he had passed away more than a year ago and that he was married. His...

 

Alvin John Hughes

Alvin John Hughes of Goldendale, WA passed away Friday, April 20, 2012 at his son Matt’s home in Arlington, OR at the age of 75. He was born in Oswego, Oregon, October 24, 1936, the oldest of three...

 

Garland Mabe

Garland R. Mabe, 74, died May 22,2012, at his home in Goldendale, Washington. A memorial service was held Monday, May 28, at Community Grace Brethren...

 

Glenwood students study at mill pond

On May 21, Glenwood’s kindergarten through fifth grade students enjoyed an enrichment day field trip to their “community owned” forest at the...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – May 28, 1987 • From Fish Hatchery Road, the newly built home standing tall in the midst of an alfalfa field looks as if the architect or builders forgot a few important features, th...

 

KVH hosts Chamber’s business event Tuesday

Klickitat Valley Health is sponsoring the Chamber’s second Business 2 Business function on Tuesday, June 5. All chamber members and prospective members are invited to attend this very informative...

 

Furor still stirs over possible loss of trees

At the last Java Talk meeting, almost half the time was taken in discussing the possible destruction of the trees near the Goldendale Library. The topic clearly struck a nerve. “I would be totally...

 
 By Traci Miles    Opinion    May 30, 2012

Why do the trees have to go?

To the Editor: Please explain why cutting the trees and widening Burgen is something that needs to be done. I have never had a problem with parking at the library any time I have gone. It is an oasis...

 

We need real heroes today

To the Editor: My daughter and her handicapped son went to the movies in The Dalles a couple of weeksw ago. While trying to get her son out of his wheelchair and into a seat, her son’s foot got...

 
 By Joyce McKay    Opinion    May 30, 2012

Don’t solve one problem by creating another

To the Editor: Have you noticed one of the prettiest streets in Goldendale is the first block of W. Burgen? Now I understand why “they” want to cut down the beautiful trees in front of the...

 

Bickleton students complete school year with promotion, graduation

There are plenty of things going on in this end of the county to keep us all busy the next two weeks. Baccalaureate service is May 30; graduation on...

 

Former Glenwood student receives award

Coach Tom Eldred reported that the TLG girls track team placed fourth overall in the Washington State B track meet held in Cheney last weekend; while the TLG boys came in 10th when it was all said...

 

Business to business networking at KVH

A free plant swap will be held at the Goldendale Community Garden (next to the swimming pool) on Saturday, June 2, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring garden starts to trade for heirloom tomatoes, house...

 

LHS graduation Saturday; yard sale weekend coming June 9

Lyle High School Commencement is being held on Saturday, June 2 at 2 p.m., at the high school. Give this graduating class a full house by attending and support them as they receive their well earned...

 

Reports from Cambodia: The Ogden/Reimche-Vu medical mission

Dr. James Ogden and Dr. David Reimche-Vu are on a joint medical mission in Cambodia. Below, Ogden shares news of the journey. May 26 We arrived, safely, on time, with all of our luggage. The flights...

 

Nic Venema ties vault record and Bickleton wins county gold medal count at State track and field meet

It was a golden State track and field meet for one Klickitat County family, as Nic and Jamie Venema were the only first place winners from the county...

 

Wolves save their best for State meet

They didn’t have a large contingent of athletes at the State track and field meet, last weekend, but Goldendale’s team came prepared, setting...

 

Wanderscheid breezes through field for golf championship

Bree Wanderscheid won her first high school golf State championship, last week at Dupont. Wanderscheid is such a talented golfer that it came as no...

 

East District Court

May 1 •Cassandra Lynn Bruce: Reckless Driving (12/10/11); Dismissed per city motion. •Silas Wylie Howtopat: Theft 3 (3/27/12); Guilty plea, 90 days/89 susp., fines/fees $605.50, 24 months bench...

 

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