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 By Dallas Smith    News    August 21, 2013

Family, 4-H, and a can-do attitude help a dream come true

“When you have a child born with Down syndrome, doctors tell you all the things they can’t do,” says Diane Nilson, mother of Melody and Mariah...

 
 By Jim Fisher    News    August 21, 2013

City hears on projects, trail, fire truck, and dangers of social media

Monday night’s city council meeting was brief but busy, with the session open to the public lasting barely 20 minutes. The main points of focus were in regard to the city fire department’s long...

 

Vehicle stolen from McDonalds' parking lot

It is rare to have a robbery in Goldendale, but last week was an exception with the robbery and motor vehicle theft that took place in the parking lot of McDonalds’ restaurant. The suspect, Donovan...

 

A very sociable social

Last week’s Goldendale Library Ice Cream Social was filled with people, music, and of course ice cream, along with cake and kids of every age,...

 
 By Jim Fisher    News    August 21, 2013

WWII reenactment group comes to Goldendale

Time rolled backwards by 69 years a few weekends ago in the area surrounding a sprawling hilltop not far from the Klickitat River. For three days the...

 

Ogden trip provides for hundreds of patients

Dr. James Ogden and others traveled to Cambodia and worked to aid Cambodians by giving them eye exams then providing them with glasses if they were in need of corrective lenses. In the five days that...

 

Revaluations appeal deadline

The deadline for filing appeals on Klickitat County property revaluations is one week from today, Aug. 28. Call the office of the Board of County Commissioners for information on filing an appeal at...

 

Patrick Edward Williams

Patrick Edward Williams was born in Goldendale on April 24, 1980, and passed away on August 15, 2013 at the age of 33. He is survived by his parents,...

 

Betty Rogers

A memorial service for Betty Rogers, 78, who passed away in The Dalles, Oregon on August 18, 2013, will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Goldendale, Washington on Friday, August 23 at 3...

 
 By Clay Henry    Features    August 21, 2013

Changes announced for students at GHS

Welcome back to another exciting school year at Goldendale High School. I am excited for the start of what I believe will be another great year at GHS. For the second consecutive year GHS was chosen a...

 

Ready for the Fair

Mike Plum reacts to critique of his work as the Central Klickitat Livestock Club readied the barn for cattle on Monday. Livestock weigh in begins at...

 
 By Dave Barta    Opinion    August 21, 2013

GMS gears up for sports, orientation, tech classes

Goldendale Middle School is ramping up for the 2013-14 school year as summer winds down for students. Staff has been back in the building since the early part of August doing a variety of things to...

 

Relay for Life offers hope

To the Editor: Cancer never sleeps. It does not discriminate, and no one is immune. Cancer can strike any family, in any community, at any time. On any given day in the United States more than 4,400...

 

GPS develops leadership, self-managers

On their way to recess, a few students stop by the equipment box to pick up supplies. They will need a green vest, a garden trowel and a 36” grabber. These are GPS landscapers. At Goldendale...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    August 21, 2013

Vesuvius erupts, Republic of Franklin, Mona Lisa stolen

Which are real?... Aug. 21: 1427—Citing poor working conditions, guardian angels go on 40-day strike, leaving humanity to fend for its self. 1841—The venetian blind is patented by John Hampton....

 

Scouts cycle through Lyle for cancer center

On Sunday Aug. 11, a dozen young men came bicycling into Lyle. They are representing the Boy Scouts from Chapel Hill, North Carolina Troop 845. These...

 

Ice cream social a hit, soup kitchen needs help

We have another week of events coming for Goldendale and Klickitat County with our Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo Aug. 22 through Aug. 25. This year’s theme is “Let’s Stirrup Some Memories,”...

 

Glenwood businesses undergo facelifts

Glenwood is taking on a new look! Both the Glenwood Inn and the Glenwood General Store are going through some gussying up! Claude McKenzie is having facelift work done on the front of the General...

 

Link hits hole-in-one, Bellamy-Shipp win title

Bill Link hit a hole-in-one on the par 3 fourth hole at Goldendale Country Club, earning a tie for first place for him and his partner, Tim Furlong...

 

Youth Football

Youth football teams started practice this week. The kickoff jamboree is at The Dalles Wahtonka High School this Saturday. Coaching the Goldendale...

 

Bree runner-up at Post Falls

Bree Wanderscheid fought her way through a tough field at the Pacific Northwest Junior Girls’ Amateur golf championships at Post Falls, Idaho, last week, but ran out of steam with two holes to go an...

 

High school sports begin practice Wednesday and Monday

High school sports practice got underway this week with football taking the field in Goldendale and White Salmon on Wednesday, Aug. 21. A new head coach is at the helm of the Timberwolves, with the...

 

AYSO Soccer kicks off Sept. 14

Youth soccer through AYSO held its final evening registration on Monday. Teams have begun practicing the basics and will begin their season with games on Sept. 14 at the Goldendale High...

 

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