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Memorial Day observance ceremonies in our area, Monday, May 25, 2015

• Centerville Cemetery, 11 a.m. • Stonehenge Memorial, noon. • Goldendale IOOF Cemetery, 1 p.m., with speakers and music by Dr. Jim Ogden....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 20, 2015

Donor and recipient families meet to honor and share

Cliff West worked for Klickitat County for 25 years and lived in Goldendale since 1970. Two years ago, it seemed likely that he was ready for his...

 

SAR retrieves body of kayaker

A Colorado man drowned while kayaking on a difficult stretch of the upper White Salmon River, according to Klickitat County Chief Deputy Mike Kallio.... Full story

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 20, 2015

City appoints non-resident to planning commission

Goldendale residents will have to wait another year for the West Columbus Street project. “After much work, we ended up having two bidders for this project,” Public Works director Karl Enyeart...

 

Honoring those who gave their lives

Monday is Memorial Day, and this year's American Legion observance ceremonies are as follows: • Centerville Cemetery, 11 a.m. • Stonehenge... Full story

 

Out-of-towners get hitched at the Presby

Among all the places along the Columbia River Gorge to host a wedding ceremony, a couple chose to marry at the Presby House Museum in Goldendale. The...

 

Water emergency touches on County

With snowpack at historic lows, rivers dwindling and irrigation districts cutting off water to farmers, Gov. Jay Inslee Friday declared a statewide...

 

More than 100 animals taken from Centerville home

On Sunday, May 17, at 10 a.m. the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) served a search warrant at 419 Finn Ridge Road, Centerville, to take custody of over 100 animals at the home of Carmen Conw...

 

Helen Starks

Helen M. Starks, 89, passed away on May 14, 2015, at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center, after complications from a stroke. A memorial service will b... Full story

 

John McDowell

John Allen McDowell passed away unexpectedly on May 6, 2015, in Yuma, Arizona. He was born in Vancouver, WA on April 22, 1940 to John and Artice... Full story

 

Food drive a success

The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive that took place on May 9, was not only a national success, but a great benefit to the Goldendale Food Bank. Having collected approximately 1,600 pounds of food i...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 20, 1965 The temporary water shortage took up most time as the Goldendale city council meeting. Several representatives of the Goldendale Country Club came, as much as anything to...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 20, 2015

The Greatest Generation still seeks a lasting legacy

A couple of quotes come to mind contemplating Memorial Day and wondering how many people continue to see it as just a reason for a day off of work....

 

Hire vets but pay them properly

To the Editor: Rep. Gina McCabe’s plan for putting a veteran in every work place is a noble idea. We owe our vets everything. I’m wondering if the vets employed will be paid a living wage and...

 

Whitmore-Watson team competes in Bloomsday Run in Spokane

Bickleton High School graduation is Sunday, June 7, at 2 p.m.  These are the six graduates: Lindsay Brown, Joe Cardenas, Colt Hanson, Kelsey Spalding, Clint Strader and Mike Underwood. Melinda...

 

Twin Bridges Museum prepares to open for season June 6

Seeking volunteers that like to cook!  ‘Senior meals’ at Lyle Lion’s Club is in need of cooks to join the crew. Do you like to cook, enjoy talking about gardening, food? They want you to help...

 

Local students head to District track meet

Glenwood’s track stars, Greg Dechand, Becca Hallenbeck and Forrest Putnam will be representing our school at the High School District Track Meet in Ephrata on Friday, May 22. The High School...

 

Sign up for Bike Tour

The play “Pugly” performed on Saturday by students in grades K-5 at the school received rave reviews. It was described as excellent and the leading actor gave a very talented performance that...

 

Goldendale High School Vocational teacher Rob Wing on to other things

With all of the changes happening within modern school systems, it can be hard for the teachers who have been around since the time schools taught...

 

Bikefest was a hit: great expectations for next year

You may or may not have attended the “Bikefest” that was organized by Centerville resident and member of the Trail Riding Association of Klickitat County (TRACK), Brock Warrener. If you did, you...

 

Police seek leads on burglaries

Hometown Pizza of Goldendale was burglarized twice within a 24 hour period last week. Someone stole money from the till in the morning hours of May 11. The business was hit again after closing on May...

 

East District Court

April 14 • Jordan Lee Passenger: DUI (1/13/15); 12 mos. stip. order of continuance, $65 fee. • Luis Gerardo Perez: DUI (11/22/14); 12 mos. stip. order of continuance, $0 fee. • Barbra A. Ward:...

 

From the best seat in the house

Kudos to the Goldendale tennis team. Their season may be over, but theirs is a sport that never ends and should they keep playing, big things could li...

 

Discus PR puts Montoya on top of three power events

Lyle-Wishram and Bickleton will send large contingents of track and field athletes to Ephrata, Friday, for the combined District 5/6 qualifying meet...

 

Young legs propel Wolves into District 5 track meet

As it has been all year, youth has dominated among the girls on the Goldendale track and field team. Timberwolf girls had 11 qualified performances...

 

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