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State Parks, Chamber unconcerned about dark sky

Being designated as a Dark Sky Place requires “active participation in ongoing efforts to garner robust community support for dark sky protection” and that “participants serve as a beacon in the...

 

HONORED BY PARKS

Jim (Dutch) and Janet Boynton were awarded the Tab Tabacek Award of Excellence Saturday from Washington State Parks. The Boyntons from Pasco are...

 

County and city burn bans to start

Klickitat County is establishing a ban on outdoor burning for Klickitat County Burn Ban Zone Two defined as lands between the Klickitat County Fire District 7 eastern boundary west to the western...

 
 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...

 
 News    May 2, 2018

Governor wants kids outside

Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week the award of nearly $1.5 million in grants to programs in 18 counties statewide aimed at getting kids outdoors. The No Child Left Inside grants will be awarded by...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 18, 2018

Ready for a worst case no one wants

Members of city and county law enforcement agencies, together with personnel of regional and county fire departments and emergency responders, joined...

 

County designates new burn ban zones

In an effort to better provide for mitigation of the diverse wildland fire hazard conditions that exist across the approximately 100-mile length of...

 

Jack Louis Seymour (1934-2018)

Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, US airman, park ranger, and all-around good man Jack Louis Seymour passed away peacefully at his home in Goldendale on Tuesday, March 6th. Jack was...

 
 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 Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

Big turnout in Maryhill as Polar Plungers start New Year fresh

The weather was cooler and so was the water, and more than 50 people bared the frigid waters of the Columbia River at the 11th annual Polar Plunge on... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    News    December 27, 2017

Take the Plunge to support Parks and Rec programs

There still is time to sign up for one of the New Year's coolest annual traditions. And by coolest, that literally means that you will most likely be...

 

Take the Polar Plunge

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District and Washington State Parks invites the public for its 11th Annual Polar Plunge at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day at Maryhill State Park. This...

 

Polar Plunge set for 11th straight year on New Year's Day

Looking for a different New Year's resolution, or maybe a fresh start to the year? Or wanting to give yourself a quick jolt after a late New Year's... Full story

 

Fall Bazaar is on the way

The Glenwood middle school volleyball team will play at Lyle on Monday, Oct. 9. The Klick-Wood high school volleyball team will play here in Glenwood on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Let’s give them a big turn...

 

One burn ban lifted, another stays in place

Klickitat County Rural 7 Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners have declared the burn ban in Rural 7 be lifted as of 12 a.m. Oct. l. Klickitat County, however, is extending the ban for outdoor... Full story

 

Parks raise fees for seniors

On Aug. 28, the National Park Service increased the cost of the National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Lifetime Senior Pass for the first time in 23 years. The pass, which had previously just...

 

William (Bill) Panther

William Dean Panther was born to Norma L. (Moe) and Donald B. Panther on March 30, 1959 in Spokane, Washington. Bill spent most of his younger years... Full story

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 23, 2017

Park hosts happy eclipse crowd

The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone, and hundreds of people flocked to the Goldendale Observatory to take in the once-in-a-lifetime event. The...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 2, 2017

Speed limit changes on some country roads

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a speed limit reduction for stretches along four county roads at the weekly Board of Commissioners meeting on July 18. Stretches along...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    July 5, 2017

Area parks narrowly avoid shutdown

The Washington state government narrowly avoided a shutdown on June 30, as lawmakers in Olympia rushed to pass the 2017-19 budget through the statehouse after Republican and Democratic negotiators fin... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 28, 2017

Mystery deal said to be cut with city

In a still-unfolding development, the City of Goldendale may have landed a major company into its industrial park that would add 52 jobs. That is, if...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    May 17, 2017

City approves rezoning near park

The Goldendale City Council rolled through a busy agenda in workmanlike fashion Monday night. Public Works Director Karl Enyeart reported the city had received three bids for the South Columbus sewer...

 
 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...

 

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...

 

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