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 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 23, 2018 

Group meets to examine planned pumped storage project

A representative of the British government, three U.S senators, a U.S. congresswoman, personnel from the governor's office and Washington State depart...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 16, 2018

County late fees can be very taxing

Didn't pay your county taxes in time? You could have been hit with a sharp penalty, and some who've endured such a fate sometimes wonder why, and why...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 9, 2018

City asked to consider BMX track

One of the items on the Goldendale City Council agenda last night caused concern to one motivated citizen with a dream. Brock Warner has been preaching the benefits of constructing a BMX track for...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 4, 2018

Sheriff sees new tasks

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer can fill pages with his accomplishments during his first term in office—and he did in his announcement that...

 

Tire season extended

If you thought you were in trouble for not taking your studded tires off already, let me tell you that you are safe. Washington and Oregon are extending the studded tire season. All studded tires...

 

Looking Back

March 6, 1919 James Clark, former owner of the Star Theater, was in the city this week on business. He sold the theater to Willard Eddy, who has had it leased for some time past. Mr. Eddy recently...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    March 7, 2018

Committee, Assessor at odds on Net cash rental

The Open Space Advisory Committee meeting on Feb. 21 brought many members of the local agricultural community to the county courthouse to discuss disagreements with the Klickitat County Assessor’s...

 
 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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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... Full story

 
 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...

 

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