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 Community    February 15, 2017

Celebrate CTE Month

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. The goal of CTE is to prepare youth with hands-on educational experiences and leadership opportunities that align to their future career path....

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    February 8, 2017

PUD reports on outages, projects

Most of the news from Monday's Goldendale City Council meeting came not from council members themselves but from those who addressed them. That...

 
 By Glenwood Womens Club    Community    October 26, 2016

Glenwood Middle School girls bring home volleyball trophy

Let’s give a big shout out to the Glenwood Middle School Eagles Girls volleyball team for, once again, bringing home the championship trophy. The girls demonstrated excellent skills and teamwork...

 
 News    August 10, 2016

Port closes door on RAMCo cleanup

After nearly a decade of effort, the Port of Klickitat is closing the door on the environmental cleanup of the Recycled Aluminum Metals Company (RAMCo) disposal site located at its Dallesport...

 
 By Glenwood Womens Club    Community    July 13, 2016

Local grads, Keithly are on the fire lines

This is shaping up to be a serious wild fire season once again. A Glenwood High School graduate, Amy Keithly, and Columbia High School (White Salmon) graduate, Jake Keithly, the daughter and son of...

 
 Community    March 16, 2016

Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology's Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers throughout Central Washington this summer as...

 
 News    March 2, 2016

Driver falls asleep, 3,900 gallons of gasoline dumps on roadway

SR14 was shut down for more than 10 hours on Sunday following an accident just west of Roosevelt. The driver of a tanker truck carrying about 11,300 gallons of gasoline fell asleep, according to...

 
 News    February 10, 2016

Schools to hold career and technical education open house

Goldendale schools are highly involved with technology and career issues, and next Tuesday they will hold an open house on the topics. February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) month. The goal...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    February 3, 2016

Council hears of 'chilling' active shooter instruction

The major item of Monday’s Goldendale City Council meeting was a report on the shoreline master plan from Mark Daniel of Reid Middleton, the engineering firm hired by the city to help develop the...

 
 News    January 13, 2016

Burn ban lifted in county

Stage 1 burn bans that started as early as Dec. 29, 2015, have been lifted in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties, the Washington Department of Ecology announced Monday....

 
 Community    January 6, 2016

Lights Out: Going Dark in the Columbia River Gorge

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents Lights Out: Going Dark in the Columbia Gorge, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. Bob Yoesle will talk about the effects...

 
 News    November 11, 2015

Conservation District looking at spread of invasive weed

In May of 2014, Eastern Klickitat Conservation District obtained a grant from the Department of Ecology to develop an Integrated Aquatic Vegetation...

 
 Community    November 4, 2015

Mammoth Endeavors at Discovery Center

Take a trip through the Ice Age during Mammoth Endeavors, Saturday, Nov. 14 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles. The event features a drawing workshop from 1 p.m....

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    October 7, 2015

Mayor says no to liquor plan for Halloween Trunk or Treat event

New Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon did not take long in demonstrating that there's been a change in philosophy along with a change in personnel in the...

 
 Community    September 9, 2015

Discovery Center and Ft. Dalles Museum to participate in Museum Day Live!

Smithsonian magazine designates Saturday, Sept. 26 as the 11th annual Museum Day Live! Participating museums in the Mid Columbia area include Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Fort Dalles Museum....

 
 Community    August 26, 2015

Discovery Center presents First Foods of NW Tribes

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents Linda Meanus with "First Foods of the Northwest Tribes, Friday, Sept. 11. The Culture a la Carte...

 
 News    August 26, 2015

Online check for toxic algae

Lakes, rivers and Puget Sound are experiencing more intense and widespread algae blooms this summer and scientists believe warm water due to the state’s drought is partly to blame. The Washington...

 
 News    August 19, 2015

Air quality warnings issued

Elevated concentrations of wildfire smoke is causing unhealthy air quality in Central and Eastern Washington. The Washington Department of Ecology and National Weather Service have issued an air...

 
 Community    July 22, 2015

Weird World of Science day camp for kids Aug. 4-7 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery center hosts the Weird World of Science day camp for kids, Tuesday, Aug. 4 through Friday, Aug. 7 for children first to sixth...

 
 Sports    July 22, 2015

WDFW closing selected streams due to drought and heat

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is working with the Washington Department of Ecology and other state agencies, the federal government, tribes and conservation groups to prepare...

 
 Community    June 24, 2015

Art and archaeology at the Discovery Center

Take a trip through the Ice Age during Mammoth Endeavors, Saturday, June 27 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive in The Dalles....

 
 News    May 27, 2015

Military personnel and families admitted free at the Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center will participate in the 2015 Blue Star Museums program. Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and...

 
 News    May 20, 2015

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...

 
 By Akasha Spino-Bybee    News    May 13, 2015

Local insect expert educates students on the exotic lives of wetland bugs

Birds were singing, the stream was flowing, and the sun was shining bright; it was a perfect and beautiful day at Brooks Memorial Park on Thursday,...

 
 News    April 22, 2015

Governor's drought action affects county

Worsening drought and snowpack conditions in Washington prompted Gov. Inslee to expand the state's drought emergency Friday. Nearly half the state is...

 

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