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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...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 9, 2018

County students to benefit from get-outdoors grant

A No Child Left Inside (NCLI) grant was recently awarded by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission to the Columbia Gorge Ecology...

 
 By Glenwood News    Community    May 2, 2018

Glenwood track team does well

Glenwood high school junior Kinley Troh has been selected to attend the 2018 session of American Legion Auxiliary Girls State in Ellensburg. She will join girls from all over the state in Ellensburg...

 

Looking Back

April 14, 1938 Raymond Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hill, returned to Pullman Sunday after spending spring vacation in Goldendale with his parents. He made the return trip with his father....

 

Cleaning up

A lot of happy kids were all too happy to help clean up the county fairgrounds of Easter eggs Sunday morning. The annual American Legion hunt was one...

 

What happened to spring?

Spring snuck up on me last week. But then again, it didn’t appear that way with a little snow flurry this past week. We can hope for winter to be over, except for keeping those mountains white for...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 31, 2018

Service awards given

The Goldendale Junior Community Chamber (GJCC) and the Goldendale American Legion partnered together to host the third annual Goldendale Service...

 

Walter Woolley, Jr.

Walter D. Woolley, Jr., 91, passed away at his home in Goldendale on Dec. 27, 2017. He was born on February 18, 1926 in Cle Elum, Washington to Helen...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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