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 News    May 17, 2017 


Monday, local law enforcement gathered on the lawn of the county courthouse in honor of National Peace Officers Memorial Day. The occasion, marking...

 By Sandra DeMent    Opinion    May 17, 2017 

Medicare: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

From Republican President Teddy Roosevelt in 1912 to 1965, a parade of U.S. presidents worked to create a national health insurance program. When Democratic President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare... Full story


Calendar of Events

Ongoing 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 •... Full story

 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The sunset clause has been repealed, cementing Klickitat County’s ban on marijuana business.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 Lou Marzeles    News    May 10, 2017

Herrera Beutler at KVH, hospital plans physical therapy center

The process of enacting law for healthcare in this country has itself been very unhealthy lately-that's a conclusion of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera... Full story

 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... Full story


Walmart campaign targets hunger

The next time you shop at Walmart, part of your purchase may provide food for someone in need. Fight Hunger, Spark Change is a nationwide fundraising campaign aimed at filling the “spring hunger...


Nursery in new hands

A new business in town! Actually an existing one-Milestone Nursery, located at 620 Highway No.14, has turned over the reins to new owners Matt...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    May 10, 2017

Tallman, O'Leary win state shoot at Brooks

For the first time ever, the Washington State 4-H Archery Championships came to the east side of the state, to Brooks Park to be exact, and the...

 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...

 News    May 3, 2017

Police log

Fatality on Glenwood Highway On April 29 at about 12:30 p.m. the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office responded to a collision in the area of milepost 16 on Glenwood Highway. Upon arrival, Deputy Tim...


Bennett Roy Smeltzer

Bennett Roy Smeltzer was born Jan 5, 1929, at Leeds, N. D. He was the first child of four born to Jesse Roy and Ruth Marie (Anderson) Smeltzer. Roy at... Full story

 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... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    May 3, 2017

4H state shoot comes to Brooks

For the first time ever, the Washington State 4H Archery Championships are coming to the east side of the state. Starting on Friday and running...

 News    May 3, 2017

Walmart campaign targets hunger

The next time you shop at Walmart, part of your purchase may provide food for someone in need. Fight Hunger, Spark Change is a nationwide fundraising campaign aimed at filling the “spring hunger...

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 26, 2017

Town meeting addresses mental health and law enforcement

A Tuesday night meeting focused on the intersection of mental health services and local law enforcement (LE). Representatives from Comprehensive...

 By Pat Muir    News    April 26, 2017

Park loses dark sky status

With a $1.5 million state-funded renovation set to begin next month and a newly reconfigured telescope that gives visitors much better views of the night sky, things are looking up at Goldendale...


Police log

On April 23, 2017 at about 8:11 a.m., the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) was advised of a vehicle trespassing on Wing Road. The vehicle was reportedly parked in the same area for several...


Auditor to accept candidate filings

The Klickitat County Auditor’s Office will accept candidate filings for local offices the week of May 15 – 19. Candidates may file online at:


Social Security: Funding crisis? Or doing just fine?

What we call Social Security is actually three federal programs that serve retired seniors; widows and widowers (and minor children); and the permanently disabled, together known as Old-Age,... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    April 26, 2017

Archers aiming at Brooks Park state shoot

Twenty-nine archers from around the area turned out for the annual Klickitat County 4H Archery County Shoot with the majority of the group advancing...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    April 26, 2017

Small schools set for Jeff Agar Memorial Meet in Glenwood

The girls for the Trout Lake Mustangs track and field team once again showed of its young talent while continuing to get better with each meet after...

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 19, 2017

Sun sets on county cannabis

Monday night, the Klickitat County Planning Commission made its final recommendation: repeal the sunset clause and place a permanent ban on new marijuana businesses and expansions. The so-called...

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 19, 2017

Libraries promote early literacy, student access

is spring, young children and their parents may be pleased to find children's books in unlikely places. In waiting rooms throughout the county,...


Josephine West

I, Josephine Jewell Koonce West, was born July 22, 1926 in Ola, Gem County, Idaho. I was born many years after my siblings and was a great surprise... Full story


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