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Articles from the March 23, 2011 edition

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 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 23, 2011

City council: pet ordinance revisited

Sheriff Rick McComas announced at the Goldendale city council meeting Monday night that Klickitat County was chosen to host the 43rd annual Search...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 23, 2011

Sorensens are 2011 Cattlemen award winners

There were a number of standing ovations at Saturday night’s 2011 Klickitat County Livestock Growers Association dinner and awards ceremony, held at...

 
 By Alysa Haas    News    March 23, 2011

Ag Day brings local ranch focus to area schools

More than 450 school children got a freshly barbecued lean-beef hamburger for lunch last week, thanks to the Cattlewomen of Klickitat County. The...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 23, 2011

School tour will provide buses

The Goldendale School Bond committee will be hosting another tour of the high school with a luncheon to follow on Saturday, March 26. The tour, from...

 

Alcohol involved in wreck that takes out telephone pole

A Goldendale man was lucky to be uninjured in a single car accident around 3 a.m. on March 17, according to Goldendale Police. Officers responded to...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 23, 2011

Forestry services equipment stolen

Before late Monday night/early Tuesday morning, this mobile storage unit was full of forestry equipment. Ryan Tuor’s family-owned business, Oak...

 

FSA seeks comments on new farm bill

Ag producers wanting to discuss Farm Service Agency programs or seeking more information will have an opportunity to do so Thursday, March 24, at the Grange Hall in Buena. State Executive Director...

 

Ronald Binns

Ronald H. Binns died Feb. 9, 2011 at the age of 83. Ron was born July, 28, 1927 in The Dalles, the youngest of two children born to Elam L. and Louise M. Binns. From a young age to his early 30s, Ron... Full story

 

Old Time Fiddlers play around the County

The Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association (WOTFA) is a non profit organization formed in 1965 to preserve and promote old time fiddling and related arts. The Old Time Fiddlers are a very active...

 

Newly chartered Leos club arrives in Goldendale

On March 25, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., a new Leos club arrives in Goldendale. Nineteen young men and women will celebrate the chartering of the Golden Leos Club at Goldendale High School. During the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 23, 2011

You make the call—or so the police hope for most wanted

A few days ago, a conversation was overheard. Someone looked at a recent Most Wanted picture in the paper. “Hey!” she said. “I know this guy. I...

 

Get all the facts before voting

We’ve got something to decide with the ballot. Are you aware of that? With most elections held in the latter part of the year, perhaps the upcoming...

 
 By Norma Miner    Opinion    March 23, 2011

KVH great on care, bad on price

To the Editor: KVH gets a lot of flack over patient care, and I have heard several times, “Don’t go to KVH.” But I have to say that the care in the KVH emergency room given to my husband was...

 

Can we really afford a new school?

To the Editor: Do we really need a brand new school? It’s hard to believe that the local newspaper has taken up the cause to replace the local high school with a bond issue. Don’t you think that...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    March 23, 2011

Patrick Henry, Coca-Cola, and Forrest Gump

March 23: 1775 – At St. John’s Church in Richmond, Virginia Patrick Henry declares, “Give me liberty, or give me death!” The Redcoats chose the latter. 1903 – The Wright Brothers apply for...

 

Dust off that tux! Dance the night away at Senior (Citizen) Prom

Spend a romantic afternoon at a "Senior Citizen Prom." Dig into that trunk where you saved your old prom dress or tux. You have time to spruce it up and see if it still fits. No? Well, then it's... Full story

 

TL robotics team heads to Regionals

Here’s a last minute reminder that the Winter Band Concert is Wednesday, March 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the school. The band is directed by “the incomparable” Justin Brumley. We’re lucky to have a... Full story

 

Recycling and composting reduce trash volume

Happy Spring to all! The daffodils are trying to come up, but I was shocked to see that the deer have been chewing on them when I thought they hated bulbs. Does everyone recycle? It is definitely a... Full story

 

First Friday of month is Ladies Day at Grange

As part of the Women’s Activities Program, the Glenwood Grange will begin hosting gatherings for women at the grange hall. Women of the community are invited to meet at the Grange to work on their... Full story

 

Spring comes in like a lion, and bluebirds follow

Spring came in with a snow storm. I think it must be spring because the bluebirds are here, the starlings are searching for nesting places and the grass is beginning to green up. As usual the local... Full story

 

Sauter announces county will give funds to Wasco for veteran services

A report in Thursday’s The Dalles Chronicle states Klickitat County has committed $10,000 to cover the cost of Klickitat County veterans traveling into Wasco County for services. Klickitat County...

 

Inter-tribal agency supports Hastings’ endangered salmon predation act

Leaders of the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission’s member tribes this month expressed strong support for the Endangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act as introduced by Representative Doc...

 

Local anesthesia provider injured in South America bike ride

Michael Steinbock, one of two anesthesia providers at Klickitat Valley Health, was injured recently while on a biking trek in Southern Chile along the coastal range. Besides numerous bone fractures,...

 

Little Leprechauns

Leprechauns from Learning Ladder Preschool pay a visit to local businesses around St. Patrick’s Day every year. This happy group paraded down Main...

 

Lions and bears, oh my! Spring brings out more than just flowers

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is reminding people that with spring weather, it’s not only people who are more active outdoors—cougars and bears are two noteworthy...

 

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