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 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 10, 2018

Agency takes over Goldendale food bank

Lou Marzeles Editor The era of self-governed food bank service in Goldendale, going back some 30 years, has come to an end, at least for the moment....

 

County announces new Public Health director

Klickitat County has announced the arrival of Carla Dionne to serve as the Public Health Director on Jan. 8. Dionne will lead the Health Department...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    December 20, 2017

McCabe, King talk issues with commissioners

The Washington State Legislature has important goals to accomplish when it begins session in January and not a lot of time to do it. This years’ legislative session is scheduled for 60 days, and...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Tax bill must die Regarding the Tax Reform House Bill that Jamie Herrera Beutler voted for: I always thought Republicans stood for smaller government...

 

The landfill legacy: power for the people

This is the second of two articles growing out of a review of the Roosevelt Regional Landfill and its contributions to Klickitat County. The Roosevelt landfill has been operating for 25 years, and is...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    November 15, 2017

County sets new speed limits

On Nov. 7, county commissioners approved an ordinance to reduce the speed limit on two county roads that recently were improved. Orchard Heights Road from mile post 2.29 to mile post 4.60 will have...

 

Kid to city: 'I just feel like a jerk'

"I am the kid who defaced the Vietnam Memorial, and I just want to say that I am terribly sorry for my actiions." That's how the young teenager began...

 

Sentinel Elections Q&A

Ballots for this November’s election will be mailed on Oct. 20. Voters have received their guides, but not all the information provided by the...

 

One burn ban lifted, another stays in place

Klickitat County Rural 7 Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners have declared the burn ban in Rural 7 be lifted as of 12 a.m. Oct. l. Klickitat County, however, is extending the ban for outdoor...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    September 13, 2017

Peck appointed to Planning Commission

The County Commissioners of Klickitat County have appointed Dana Peck to Position No. 2, District 2, on the Planning Commission—replacing Jim Dean—to an unexpired four-year term starting January...

 

Time revive Community Council

Those seeking to revive the Lyle Community Council are reaching out to any and all that wish to participate. Their next meeting is on Sept. 25, at Lyle School’s multi-purpose room, 6:30 to 8:30...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 30, 2017

The Fair was a great time for all

The 2017 Klickitat County Fair wrapped up on Aug. 27 after four days of fun and festivities at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds in Goldendale. The rod...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 9, 2017

Twenty-three county offices still without candidates

The special filing period has come and gone, and Klickitat County now remains without a single candidate in 23 elected offices throughout the county ahead of this November’s general election....

 
 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    August 2, 2017

Speed limit changes on some country roads

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a speed limit reduction for stretches along four county roads at the weekly Board of Commissioners meeting on July 18. Stretches along...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 2, 2017

Filing open for offices with no candidates

A special filing period for elected offices for which no candidate originally filed to run begins today at 9 a.m., one day after the primary election. The filing period will run through Aug. 4 at 4...

 

Twin Bridges Museum opening soon

August has us hitting the ground running. To start, we had Lyle and surrounding communities celebrating ‘National Night Out’ with fun, food and frolic at the Lyle Park yesterday. The best way to...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    June 21, 2017

Dozens of Positions still without candidates

As the 2017 election season inches closer and closer and the filing period has come and gone, 27 positions up for election remain without a candidate. Of the 77 offices that are open for election, 63...

 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

The burn ban for all areas protected by Klickitat County Rural 7 Fire and Rescue will go into affect midnight, June 4, 2017 by Resolution 20170510 of the Board of Fire commissioners. The Resolution...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    May 24, 2017

Weed trouble in Moro, Oregon

"Noxious weeds spread the same way as something that's viral on Facebook." With those words, Sherman County wheat farmer Bryan Cranston linked the...

 

KCRP holds Lincoln Day dinner

The Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP) held their Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, May 13, at the Elks Lodge in White Salmon. The annual...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    May 17, 2017

Pot ban made permanent

The sunset clause has been repealed, cementing Klickitat County’s ban on marijuana business. Yesterday, the Board of County Commissioners accepted a planning commission recommendation to repeal the...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    May 10, 2017

Bell of prophecy rings once again

On April 1888, shortly before being hung for murder, Jochin Henry Timmerman cursed the town of Goldendale and swore it would burn to the ground. One m...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    May 10, 2017

Sunset meeting scheduled

Will the sun set on the sunset clause? That’s the subject of a Klickitat Board of County Commissioners meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 16. The question before the board is whether to repeal the...

 
 By Lorrie DeKay    Opinion    May 3, 2017

Klcikitat County support is great but from elsewhere questionable

Once again, the Columbia River Gorge Commission is fighting for funding to do its job. After 30 years of protecting the largest and most beautiful National Scenic Area in the United States, it is no...

 

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