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 By Shelby Taylor    Features    July 13, 2016

Histories and mysteries of Goldendale businesses: City's historic florist shop celebrates long history

Debbie and Ken Clark are the owners of Goldendale's Clark's Floral, which features tuxedos, giftware, chocolates, flowers, and accessories. The shop...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 13, 2016

Looking Back

110 Years Ago - July 7, 1906 Fred Lawrence, a business man of Tacoma, tells the following in the Portland Sunday Journal: “I boarded a passenger train claimed by the Columbia River and Northern,...

 
 By Shelby Taylor    Features    July 6, 2016

Histories and mysteries of Goldendale businesses: Return of the Town House

"This is a happy place" - Sign on restaurant wall Previous owners Jeff and Debbie Teal earned an envious regard for their short-lived restaurant, the...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 6, 2016

Looking Back

110 Years Ago - July 7, 1906 Goldendale’s Fourth - The celebration at Goldendale was a “hot one,” as regards to the weather, and as regards from the crowd, it was the largest ever seen here on...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 6, 2016

From the best seat in the house

Monday’s demolition derby was a good show. It seems these guys/gals are putting together some extremely durable cars these days. The only black ma...

 
 Features    June 29, 2016

What's in the Sky - July 2016

July brings a special astronomical event on the 4th, our Nation’s birthday. On that day, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will arrive at the planet Jupiter, entering into an orbit around the Jovian giant....

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 29, 2016

Looking Back

75 Years Ago - July 3, 1941 Hard Riding Klickitat Posse Wins Oregon Trail Pony Express Race - Carrying the mail like the pioneer express riders of old, a hard riding team from the Klickitat County...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 22, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - June 20, 1991 The Goldendale police stand proudly around the department’s two new 1991 Chevrolet Caprices. The $12,000 cars sport a “softer, friendlier” look, according to Police...

 
 By U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler    Features    June 22, 2016

Zika needs to be taken seriously and acted on now

Zika is not a theoretical threat; it is very real, and scientists are warning that it could have catastrophic impacts right here in the U.S. We’ve already seen 472 cases within our borders and 658...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    June 22, 2016

From the best seat in the house

A proud mother emailed to tell me that the mugger in a picture I ran from the Aldercreek Rodeo, last week, was Aaron Cochran. I was very glad to...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 8, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - June 6, 1991 For eight years, Cliff “Poot” Granum has the American Legion Memorial Day Flag Ceremony without a hitch. Months prior to the weekend honoring veterans he and other...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 1, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 30, 1991 Monster size engine noise will fill the Klickitat County Fairgrounds, June 1, during a return engagement of the track and tractor pullers. Last year’s premier event fille...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 25, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 23, 1991 Work crews lifted and carried layers of sod to cover the GHS baseball practice field. The sod was unearthed from the former vo-ag building. The installation marks a...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    May 25, 2016

From the best seat in the house

The State track and field meet is this weekend. If you have never attended, I urge you to give it some consideration. The scheduling is perfect for...

 
 By Kathy O Brennen    Features    May 18, 2016

Hear's Goldendale

Starting this week we have a new local feature, Tales and Trails with Pat Walker, airing Wednesdays from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Pat will cover topics with a Western slant, with music, cowboy poetry, and...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 18, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 16, 1991 James B. Whitmore, son of Joseph and Carol Whitmore, Goldendale, has received the James L. Madison Award from Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences. Whitmo...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    May 18, 2016

From the best seat in the house

We are a little more than a week away from State events, and while none of the baseball or softball teams from around here made it past districts, we...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 11, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 9, 1991 Goldendale’s Maxine Jacroux was awarded with the Goldendale Soroptimist chapter’s “Women Helping Women” award. The honor recognizes community services. Jacroux is a...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 4, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 2, 1991 Eight Goldendale High School seniors earned state recognition recently for academic excellence. Angela Birney, Kari Case, Heather Enders, Elizabeth Johnson, Tammy Perez,...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    April 20, 2016

From the best seat in the house

I am sure it is just a quirk of scheduling this year, but I like not having baseball and softball games played in town at the same time. It is a rare...

 
 By Contributed by Dr. James Ogden    Features    April 13, 2016

Dr. Ogden mission sees 60 patients on a busy day in Honduras

Dear Friends, I had hoped to send an update yesterday, but the internet was not working for most of the day.  We have been busy seeing kids at the school and on Saturday, we went out to the...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    April 13, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - April 11, 1991 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wesley have received word that their daughter, Karen, has returned to Fort Bragg, N. C. safely, after serving five months in the Persian Gulf War. She...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    April 13, 2016

From the best seat in the house

The word commitment popped up over the weekend. High school athletes were asked about their commitment to their sport. It is the kind of question that...

 
 Features    April 6, 2016

Ogden on the road

Dr. James Ogden is on a medical mission trip in South America. He sends these regular reports on his encounters. Today, we started doing eye exams for the students at the Mary Frenter School and start...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    April 6, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - April 4, 1991 "1990 Klickitat County Fair Hay King" John Hoctor and "Grain King" Jim Sizemore display signs of their awards. Each were awarded $129 in prize money. Hoctor won the title...

 

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