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Articles from the September 14, 2016 edition

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Fresh air for office

To the Editor: What a breath of fresh political air!  Amanda Richards a candidate for Washington State Senate will bring to this position, a grass roots perspective that will greatly benefit her... Full story

 

It's all good

To the Editor: I just finished reading John Grisham’s The Chamber, a novel about the death penalty and the Ku Klux Klan in the 1960s. All of a sudden the thought hit me that what happened back then... Full story

 

School board reprimands, superintendent's responses are sometimes heated

An exchange of letters between the Goldendale School District school board and District Superintendent Mark Heid reveals a dramatically sharp...

 

Maryhill Museum continues to honor Columbia River Highway

In May, Maryhill Museum began celebrating the 100th anniversary of the construction of the Columbia River Highway: the road that paved the way for... Full story

 

Double homicide remains a dark mystery

Five days after a young man and woman were fatally shot at a remote home outside Goldendale, the suspect lies unconscious in a distant hospital bed wh... Full story

 

Mosbrucker: continuity is critical for the job

Over the past dozen years as a Klickitat County PUD commissioner, Ray Mosbrucker says the position is still both fun and challenging. That's why he's...

 

Court dismisses county case on Tract D

According to Klickitat County Commissioner Dave Sauter, there has been a dispute over the exterior boundary of the Yakama Indian Reservation since... Full story

 

Miller: cost controls are key to lower rates

Doug Miller cites the slogan of the Klickitat County PUD: "Owned by those it serves." He says that's a critical point to consider as voters prepare...

 

John William Savage

John William Savage, 63, of Centerville went home to be with Jesus on Aug. 30, 2016 in Crescent City, Calif. surrounded by his family. He was born Aug... Full story

 

Albert (Bert) Edward Long Jr.

Dec. 29, 1926 – Sept. 9, 2016 Bert was born in Fruita, Colorado on Dec. 29, 1926 to Albert Sr. and Pearl Long. He had two older sisters Pauline and... Full story

 

Joyce Washburn

A graveside service for Joyce Washburn will be held at Mt. Adams Cemetery in Glenwood on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. A complete obituary will appear shortly.... Full story

 

Joel B. Olsen

oel was born on Sept. 17, 1935 in Goldendale to Ort and Wilma Olsen. He grew up in a loving family and was joined by a brother, Marc, in June of... Full story

 

Chapman Creek Fire burns 3,000 acres

At approximately 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 12, a wildfire was reported in the area of 407 Old Hwy 8 in south east Klickitat County. The fire quickly grew spreading west and south towards Hwy 14 and the...

 

Avista seeks rate changes

Avista customers received letters and emails last week describing the utility's three recent annual rate adjustment requests in Washington that, if... Full story

 

Cell phones plans for seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the cheapest cellphone options available to seniors today who only want one for emergency purposes or occasional calls? I have a cellphone now that cost me $30 per month,...

 

No income tax

To the Editor: We moved to this area in 2009. We lived on the Oregon side but my husband’s office was on the Washington side; we paid Oregon income tax. We bought a home in Washington, but my husban... Full story

 

Shine a light on Dark Skies

To the Editor: I am writing to support the efforts to insure the continuation of dark skies over Goldendale and Klickitat County. I am an amateur astronomer who owns property in the county. I was a re... Full story

 

Come be a role model for local youth

Just a reminder—KLASAC is hosting a Countywide Prevention Leadership meeting on Friday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Lyle Activity Center. If you want to be a positive role model for our l... Full story

 

It's the Ogden show at the library

On Monday, Sept. 19, Dr. James Ogden and the 2016 optometric mission team will present a report on the vision project that they did in Puerto Cortes, Honduras last April. The team did eye exams at... Full story

 

Superior Court log for last week

Below is a sumary of resolutions from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Sept. 6, 2016, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in session... Full story

 
 By contributed    News    September 14, 2016

This year's Pig Bowl to benefit two special families

Pig Bowl 2016 will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Wahtonka Football Field in The Dalles. It's Oregon Law Enforcement vs. Washington Law...

 

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