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 News    July 18, 2018 

Work crews will be on Observatory Hill

Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports that a work crew will be conducting chipping and chainsaw work along Observatory Drive and Goldendale’s trail system over the next couple of...

 

Stay fire safe

Keep it safe during this dry, summer season, with fireworks and anything that can cause fires. The Goldendale Fire Department asks for everyone to keep their automobile on the trail and keep it off...

 
 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 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 Laurie Wilhite    News    May 9, 2018

Trout Unlimited looks to the future

The Klickitat County Chapter of Trout Unlimited is looking for new members who are interested in participating in upcoming youth events, learning abou...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    March 14, 2018

Teen jobs available

For Goldendale teenagers looking for a summer job, now is the time to apply for the Ecology Youth Corp (EYC) program starting June 25. Central Region Coordinator for EYC Rod Hankinson will be at...

 

State adopts Washington's first reclaimed water rule

Even in rainy Washington, water is a precious commodity. Agriculture, industry and our communities all depend on sufficient, stable supplies of water. As our state’s population and economy grows,...

 
 By Alex Visser    News    January 24, 2018

Bill passes to fix water use dispute

One of the year’s most important legislative battles in Washington state came to a surprisingly quick conclusion Thursday evening when a water-use bill passed both chambers and was sent to the desk...

 
 By Alex Visser    News    January 17, 2018

Hirst Decision weighs on legislature

With the 2018 Washington state legislative session kicking off, a 2016 state Supreme Court decision on water continues to make waves in the House and Senate. The so-called Hirst decision in October...

 
 By Hal Bernton    News    September 13, 2017

Surveillance photos causing stir between ranchers, Yakima Nation

The photo has caused a big stir in this small ranching hamlet in southern Washington. Posted on Facebook and forwarded to law-enforcement, it shows a...

 

Museum holds annual fundraiser

The Twin Bridges Museum is having their Annual Fundraiser Dinner at the Lion’s Club on Friday, Sept. 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. This is an evening that fills—fills your tummy with a generous helping of...

 

Couny Health Department warns air quality may be Unhealthy

A report from the Klickitat County Health Department today warns that air quality in smoke impacted regions of Klickitat County may be Unhealthy. Over the next few days air quality may be Unhealthy...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    August 9, 2017

Hirst decision keeps capital budget frozen

Washington State Legislators finished their record setting 193-day legislative session on July 20 without passing a $4.2 billion capital budget or addressing the impact of the Hirst decision—Hirst...

 

Before the Dams: Geology of the Columbia Gorge

Join Dr. Jim O'Connor, US Geological Survey, Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2 p.m., for "Before the Dams: Geology of the Columbia Gorge" at Columbia Gorge...

 

Earth Science Rocks Mt. St. Helens

Steve Carlson leads an expedition to explore the eastern side of Mt. St. Helens, Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Meet at 8:45 a.m. at the front entrance of the Columbia Gorge Discovery...

 

Archaeologist to speak on historic Chinese Quarter dig

Join Chelsea Rose for “Rising From the Ashes, the Archaeology of the Jacksonville Chinese Quarter” Thursday, April 6 at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles,...

 

Dam safety state priority; few failures in over century

After the Oroville Dam crisis last month forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate their California homes, Washingtonians may wonder if the dams that...

 
 By Matt Spaw    News    March 15, 2017

Senate action eases building-permit anxiety over well-water sourcing; House action next

OLYMPIA, Mar. 13 - A Senate-passed bill allowing local governments to approve development using Department of Ecology (DOE) water rules awaits action...

 

Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

Ecology Youth Corps offers work experience and protects the environment UNION GAP – The Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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