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Home and business decorations winners announced

Following are the results of judging by the 27th Annual Candy Lane Christmas Parade committee for best decorated homes and businesses and parade entre...

 

Calendar of Events

Events First Kids Stuff First & Third Mondays • Rainbow Girls meeting at 210 S. Columbus. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. open to the public with meeting following. (509) 773-4567 Every Wednesday • Community... Full story

 

Dave "sparky" Sparks

David Dale Sparks, 67, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. Dave was born Dec. 23, 1949 in North Platte, Nebraska. Dave began a long life of...

 

Vet's weekend

This weekend saw a host of events related to Veterans Day, beginning with the annual parade. Saturday's dinner at the American Legion saw the young...

 

Thomas Wesley Hawes, Jr

Thomas Wesley Hawes, Jr., 78, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, following a long illness. Tom was born on June 30, 1939 in Portland, Oregon... Full story

 

Letters from the community

Well done, Legion and FFA This is a big note of appreciation for our local American Legion for hosting a wonderful Veterans Day dinner for veterans...

 

A fitting story of timely transformation.

The young man who scraped a sharp instrument across The Wall That Heals when it was in Goldendale this past summer sent a shock wave of grave...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    November 1, 2017

Juvenile who defaced Wall to make public apology

As part of restitution and making amends, the juvenile who vandalized the Wall That Heals this summer will stand before a group of veterans and give a public apology to them for his actions of... Full story

 
 By Max Erikson    News    September 20, 2017

Now you can track your blood donation

The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive on Monday, Sept. 25 at the Goldendale Community American Legion from 1 to 6 p.m. to bring much needed blood supplies to people who are in need. Donated...

 

Lee Freer

Lee Emanuel Freer was born in Goldendale, Washington on Dec. 9, 1938 to Harry and Esther (Smith) Freer. He was raised on the family farm and...

 

Michael Schmith

Memorial service for Michael Schmith, Sept. 23, 2017, at the American Legion, 2 to 5 p.m....

 
 By Max Erikson    News    September 6, 2017

The Wall That Heals Receives an "overwhelming" Welcome to Goldendale

The Wall that Heals concluded its visit to Goldendale on Sept. 3 in an emotional and heartfelt event that paid tribute to those soldiers who lost... Full story

 

William (Bill) Panther

William Dean Panther was born to Norma L. (Moe) and Donald B. Panther on March 30, 1959 in Spokane, Washington. Bill spent most of his younger years... Full story

 

George Fox

George passed away in The Dalles on April 3, 2017 with his family by his side. He suffered for 38 years from diabetes, which ultimately claimed his... Full story

 
 By Max Erickson    News    August 2, 2017

The Wall is on its way

The Wall That Heals—a travelling half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.—will arrive in Goldendale Aug. 30 ,and members of the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 31 are working... Full story

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    July 12, 2017

Community Days offer a variety of summer diversions

The weather was hot and the town was buzzing during Goldendale's Community Days, which ran from July 7-9 in and around downtown. Put on by the City... Full story

 

Ruth Mildred McKinney

Ruth Mildred McKinney passed away in Portland, Oregon on April 25, 2017 at the age of 83. She was born in Blue Light, Washington, near Bickleton, on... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    May 17, 2017

Volleball club hosting fundraiser for nationals

The Goldendale Volleyball Club’s U14 Gold team is holding loaded baked potato bar fundraising dinner on Friday to help for its trip to the USA...

 

Tharon D. Griffith

Dad's Obituary Tharon D. Griffith, 79, died April 10 at his residence in Goldendale. He was born in Toppinish Washington on July 9, 1937 "Under a... Full story

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    April 19, 2017

City Council anticipates report system

Monday night’s city council meeting centered on a report system for the Goldendale Fire Department and a cost-sharing measure for Oregon Trail Rally preparations. The report system, which received...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 15, 2017

PUD bills rise with falling temperatures

Many Goldendale residents have been feeling this winter in their wallets, particularly from higher than average utility bills. KPUD General Manager Jim Smith says many customers are paying twice as mu...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

MLK holiday: invisible history

Many Goldendale residents had the day off Monday, Jan. 16, but if they wanted to celebrate the occasion in a publicly organized way, they would have... Full story

 

Looking Back

25 years ago January 16, 1992: Library call for assistance, local volunteers: Now is the time for you to help Fort Vancouver Regional Library automate. Your assistance is needed in the following... Full story

 

Earl Hamllik

Earl Carl Hamllik was born April 20, 1939 in Goldendale. He passed away Jan. 4, 2017 at KVH in Goldendale. Earl was a welder by trade, a trade he learned in the Navy. Because of his thin stature he... Full story

 

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