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Riding High

Roy Johnson of Etna gets a full ride in the saddle bronc event at the Ketchum Kalf Rodeo. Johnson rode the first horse out for a full ride, good...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 19, 2013

City gets major grant for street project

There was talk of broken fire trucks and major grants to the city at Monday’s Goldendale City Council meeting. Chief of Police Rick Johnson, speaking during department head reports, told of a...

 

Return of bluegrass

Goldendale’s annual Bluegrass Festival returns this weekend to Ekone Park, bringing back groups and fans from around the area. The Greater...

 
 By Dallas Smith    News    June 19, 2013

Local man receives double lung transplant

On June 28 last year Cliff West and his wife Patty were informed that Cliff had Pulmonary Fibrosis. He had no idea he had the disease until earlier, in December the year before, when he got...

 
 By Dallas Smith    News    June 19, 2013

New business focuses on feeling good, well-being

J’Adore, co-owned by Diana and Bianca Adams, is a small day spa that provides services to help the citizens of Goldendale take care of themselves me...

 

Wishram teacher awarded technology grant

As part of its annual CenturyLink Teachers & Technology grant program, and in partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction...

 

Tribes open commercial fishery for summer chinook and sockeye salmon

The Nez Perce, Umatilla, Warm Springs, and Yakama tribes began commercial sales from their summer fishery on June 17. Pre-season forecasts estimate a run of 73,500 summer chinook and 180,500 sockeye....

 

Ham radio demonstration highlights important role in emergency ommunications

Despite the internet, cell phones, email and modern communications, every year whole regions find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic...

 

Tractor just a symbol of persistent personality of Goldendale teen

According to Will Bowdish, the hardest part of his tractor re-hab project was being patient. Bowdish, who just graduated from Goldendale High School,...

 

Leave fawns where they lie

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is alerting people to avoid trying to rescue what may appear to be abandoned fawns. According to WDFW officer, Dan Bolton, this is the time of...

 

Hermelinda Archuleta

Longtime Lyle, Washington resident, Hermelinda “Hermi” Archuleta, 82, passed away at her home on June 11, 2013. She was born in El Capomo, Nayarit...

 

Corps offers weekend tours of TD Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer tours of The Dalles Dam this summer, every Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Tours will end the last weekend of September....

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – June 20, 1963 • Gregory McEwen, 15, sustained severe injuries to the right hand in a baling accident Saturday night at the Allen Counts farm. The attending physician said the lad,...

 

Goldendale High School classes reunite

Community Days seems to be the time of year former Goldendale High School students return and reunite with their classmates. During the 2013 Community Days celebration, these classes have events...

 

Moving on

The eighth grade promotion ceremony was held at Goldendale Middle School on June 13. Students received certificates of promotion, as well as other...

 

Harris graduates from Colorado College

Conner Harris graduated with a degree in Biology from Colorado College. Colorado College awarded 508 undergraduate degrees and 10 Master’s of Arts in Teaching at its 131st commencement, held May...

 

Cheering for the Wolves

GHS cheerleaders for 2013-2014 school year include: Front row: Willow O’Connor, Bailey Ihrig, Lexie Stevens, Faith Simmons, Joelee Milliren, Brandi...

 

Bertsch completes residency

Rebecca Bertsch will complete her Internal Medicine Residency at Northside Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Graduation will be June 21, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Dr. Bertsch will start her practice in Coeur...

 

Veterans' medical needs require closer attention

For more than 200 years, millions of men and women have become American heroes by bravely serving our nation in the armed forces. Yet the service of these individuals is formally marked only twice a...

 

The apples-to-apples approach

Have you ever “compared apples to apples” when making a critical decision for your family—perhaps buying a car, accepting a job offer, or purchasing a home? Well, “comparing apples to...

 
 By John Miller    Opinion    June 19, 2013

Class of '53, come on by

To the Editor: This is an open invite to anyone with any connection, past or present, to someone in the GHS Class of ’53. You are invited to stop by the downstairs area of the Legion on July 5...

 

White Salmon Fourth returns

To the Editor: The White Salmon Fourth of July Parade and Celebration in the Park is happening again this year! Come help celebrate our past, present and future—honoring our community’s veterans,...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    June 19, 2013

First typewriter, G.I. Bill of Rights, Yankees

Which ones are real?... June 19: 1464—Frances’ postal service is formed by King Louis XI, who immediately cancels Saturday deliveries. 1778—Washington’s soldiers depart Valley Forge....

 

Painting activity center to raise funds to replace porta-potty

I grew up with a saying that “Bad News comes in Threes,” well, it came true this week when we lost the third longtime resident in three weeks. Hermelinda P. Archuleta passed away this week. She...

 

Throops celebrate 50 years

The children of Jerry and Margaret Throop would like to invite family and friends to celebrate their 50th Anniversary on Saturday, June 22, starting...

 

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