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 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

 By Sandy DeMent    Opinion    April 19, 2017 

The signs don't work

I write as a concerned property owner here in Klickitat County. I have three concerns with Sheriff Songer’s signs that are popping up around the county warning drug dealers not to linger in our... Full story

 By Scott Robinson    Opinion    April 19, 2017 

The signs work

I want to applaud Sheriff Bob Songer for caring enough about his county to declare drug dealers persona non grata in Klickitat County. Opponents of the Sheriff’s signs say we don’t have a serious... Full story


Goldendale Home, Garden and Sportsman's Show

There’s going to be a lot happening at the 2017 Home, Garden & Sportsman’s show at the Klickitat County Fairground’s Joan Frey Arena, Friday through Sunday, April 28-30. From plants, wine...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    April 19, 2017 

4H county archery shoot this weekend, state at Brooks Park

The Klickitat County 4H Archery County Shoot returns this weekend where participants will be competing for a chance to qualify for the state shoot... 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

 News    April 19, 2017 

Police Log

On April 14, 2017 at approximately 9:10 a.m., Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Detective Ross Guiney, along with other KCSO deputies, executed a narcotic search warrant at a residence located...

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 12, 2017

Spring brake in Alderdale: traffic grant targets road

If you go to Alderdale before dawn, you won't see the vast swaths of vineyards and orchards that blanket the landscape. But you might guess at their... Full story

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 12, 2017

EMS heroes are multi-hat wearers

It's Thursday afternoon, and the call center for the Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) is deceptively "cricket cricket." So...


Linda Lasley

Linda Darlene Lasley, age 74, longtime Bickleton resident, went to be in the arms of her Heavenly Father on Friday, April 7, 2017 in Tacoma. Linda... Full story


Celebrate Earth Day at state parks

Activities include work parties, guided hikes and interpretive programs The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and numerous partners invite the public to celebrate Earth Day at or near...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    April 12, 2017

Gran Fonda attracts riders from across state

Vicious Cycle race coordinator Jake Maedke said he only participates in one of the eight bicycle races that he helps put on each year. After all, he a... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    April 12, 2017

Lots of personal bests for Pirates in Oregon

With many of the local schools taking a break from the running and jumping during spring break, the Bickleton Pirates took advantage of the week off...


Rally racing returning to Klickitat County

The Oregon Trail Rally is returning to Goldendale for the second straight year with more than 50 rally cars and 100 participants, including...

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 5, 2017

New judge says thank you to Bickleton

Thanks in part to a small town in eastern Klickitat County, Yakima County has a new superior court judge. Kevin Naught, a Bickleton native, was... Full story

 By Lauren Schuster    News    April 5, 2017

Cameron family named Cattlemen of the Year

March 25th marked the date for a fabulously packed house at the Elk's Lodge in White Salmon for the 2017 Klickitat County Livestock Grower's Banquet....

 By Jess Macinko    News    April 5, 2017

ACLU proposes rules to local law agencies

Last Wednesday, a panel of local law enforcement officials met to discuss proposed rules suggested by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). In...

 By Contributed    News    April 5, 2017

Emergency paving work begins on SR 14 in Skamania County

Drivers who use State Route 14 through the Columbia River Gorge should plan for possible delays for emergency pavement-repair work. Extreme temperatures, record rainfall, and freeze/thaw cycles left...

 By Roger Nichols    News    April 5, 2017

Council meeting focused on ACLU report

The Goldendale City Council met Monday night, and from opening gavel to adjournment took just 17 minutes, which left both council members and a sparse audience the chance to get home in time to catch...


Klickitat County Sheriff hosts SAR volunteer dinner

Tuesday night, March 14, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search and Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation...

 By Sandra DeMent    Opinion    April 5, 2017

Social Security: Guaranteed retirement? Or welfare?

In 2012, when Mitt Romney ran for president, he famously said , “There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for [President Obama] no matter what…who are dependent upon government, who... Full story

 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    April 5, 2017

No place for pot

The Bible says, “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people”—Proverbs 14:34. This truth applies not only to nations and states, but to individuals, families, and local... Full story


Don't be bullied

I attended the March 11 meeting in White Salmon sponsored by the Klickitat County Democrat Party. I was appalled at the ACLU’s kickoff of their campaign to “resist” President Trump in anything... Full story


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