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 By Brandon Cline    News    August 15, 2018 

Primary sets up key district vote

Primary election night came and went last Tuesday evening, with a mixed bag of results for both Republicans and Democrats as the two parties set their sights to November’s general election. In the...

 

Town Hall meeting on drugs

Drug abuse in this area, according to some reports, is at an all-time high. The Coalition for Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County wants to do something about it, but can’t do it alone. It takes a...

 

National Night Out has great turnout

Sheila Crapper from KLASAC and Lyle School says, “Just had our third annual National Night Out. We had a great turnout, considering the heat. We would like to thank all of the local businesses and...

 

Early election results favor familiar names

In yesterday's primary election, there were few surprises as familiar names dominated the results. (All results reported here were as of 8:26 p.m....

 

One less cooling station

If you are considering looking for a Klickitat County government job, you must now apply for it on their website by going to klickitatcounty.org and then to Employment. Once inside the website, click...

 

Looking Back

June 14, 1894 - June 12, 1919 Winfield S. Lefever came down Monday from his summer ranch in the Simcoes, 12 miles north of Goldendale. He reports that three inches of snow fell there last Saturday...

 

Evacuations ordered in SR 14 fire

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 12:20 p.m. This morning, the SE Washington Team 3 took over the Milepost 90 Fire north of Wishram, Washington. There are now 3 state strike teams, 2 Division Supervisors, 3 do... Full story

 

KCSO arrests man in murder case

On the evening of July 6, Klickitat County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a deceased person inside a residence on Morrison Avenue in the town of Roosevelt. It was soon determined that...

 
 By Donald W. Myers    News    July 4, 2018

County attempt to shut down stand is blocked

For nearly 40 years, Valarie Hiler's family operated a fireworks stand near Wishram. But last Tuesday, she was one of several fireworks stand operator...

 

Deputies thwart attempted suicide

On June 8, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office was notified about a female who expressed a desire to commit suicide. The Sheriff’s Office immediately started searching the Snowden Road area...

 

Charters announces candidacy for sheriff

Those who follow the election filings may have noticed Douglas Charters running for Klickitat County Sheriff. He is indeed running versus the current incumbent, Sheriff Bob Songer. In announcing his...

 

Looking Back

April 2, 1920 A few days ago, the students in the high school at Lyle, or a large number of them, “struck,” because the teachers and superintendent would not permit dancing in the school building....

 

Looking Back

April 14, 1938 Raymond Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Hill, returned to Pullman Sunday after spending spring vacation in Goldendale with his parents. He made the return trip with his father....

 
 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...

 

City man caught in Lewis County

A Goldendale man was arrested in east Lewis County Tuesday after allegedly holding another man against his will and threatening him with violence, the Centralia Chronicle reported Thursday. John M. De...

 

Annmarie Goff

Annmarie Goff at 62 years old passed on to heaven at her home in Goldendale on March 18, with her husband and grandson at her side. Losing her long...

 
 By Eric Rosane    News    February 28, 2018

Don't call them "Ghost Busters"

Faces in the window, fuzzy glowing orbs, electromagnetic readings, silhouettes and shadows on the wall—these are just some of the things that paranormal investigators might find when they...

 

Police nab Glenwood burglar, car thief

On Sunday someone saw a man burglarizing a shop just south of Glenwood. The suspect, later identified as David Chapelle, 33, of Portland, soon realized he had been discovered. He bolted from the...

 

Better update your driver's license

The three large evergreen trees on the southwest corner of the Klickitat County Courthouse Lawn were uprooted on Saturday, Feb. 17, due to high winds. What will be the future plans for the lawn? Will...

 

KCSO Locates stolen goods

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) has recovered several stolen items and is charging an individual for Burglary in thefts in the Box Canyon area. Nathan David King of Yakima confessed to...

 

Canon gives State of City report

Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon has issued his State of the City report for 2018. Highlights of his text follow: The State of the City Report is an annual year in review of activities (drawn from...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    February 7, 2018

U.S. attorney declines to prosecute fire setting by officer on Yakama land

A Yakama Nation police officer who was caught on camera last summer setting fire to a water control irrigation structure near Cougar Creek will not...

 
 By Neita Cecil    News    January 31, 2018

Lyle superintendent protest results in eviction from meeting

Joshua Farris, who was ejected from a city council meeting in The Dalles in November, was removed from a Lyle school board meeting Tuesday after alleging misconduct by the superintendent. Farris,...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 17, 2018

Box Canyon residents join to form crime watch

After a string of break-ins and burglaries in the Box Canyon area, northeast of Goldendale, community members living in the area have joined together to form a community crime watch organization to...

 

Sheriff hosts Search & Rescue Volunteer appreciation dinner

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search & Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation night...

 

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