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 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 29, 2015 

Looking Back

75 Years Ago - July 29, 1965 James “Jim” Shelton, retired after 40 years as custodian of the “old” high school on Academy Street, celebrated his 88th birthday Sunday, July 25. After a birthday...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 29, 2015 

From the best seat in the house

This is W.E. Rock weekend in Goldendale and if you have never been, this is a good year to check it out. It is great entertainment with high-tech...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 22, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 22, 1965 • Work on a new 4.3 mile section of modern highway to replace several miles of narrow, twisting and hilly road between Rowland Lake and Lyle will begin later this...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 22, 2015

From the best seat in the house

I’m getting frustrated with the Seattle Mariners. I think I am ready for football. Monday night was their 35th one-run game of the year. The...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 15, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 15, 1965 • C. Ed Doubravsky, Goldendale contractor, was apparent low bidder on the McKay location job Tuesday, July 13. Bids were opened at the Corps of Engineers office in...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 15, 2015

From the best seat in the house

There is going to be a tennis clinic in Goldendale this summer, a great opportunity for area families to get involved in something the whole family...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 8, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 8, 1965 A total of $13,400 made available by the Pacific Northwest Disaster Act for 1965 has been allocated to Klickitat County, according to word received from Catherine May. The...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    July 1, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 New rest room and shower room facilities at Brooks Memorial State Park are approaching reality, under a contract with the state parks commission being fulfilled by Harold...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    July 1, 2015

From the best seat in the house

I hope people took advantage of the opportunity to visit with some very interesting and nice people from around the world who paid a visit to...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 24, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 Supt. Paul Johnson’s 33 year career as head of the Goldendale school system has been a colorful one. Many of the “early day” graduates under Johnson recall his keen...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 17, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 17, 1965 • Sale of the Ponderosa Motel was announced Wednesday by Roy Wylam, seller, and Lloyd and Kathryn Day, purchasers. The Days took immediate possession and management. Wyl...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    June 17, 2015

From the best seat in the house

They couldn’t have asked for better weather for the Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo. No rain, not too hot and just enough entries to make it...

 
 By Akasha Spino-Bybee    Features    June 17, 2015

Lyons on the train tracks

Having performed all over the world and in 46 of the 50 United States alongside the likes of Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dana Lyons is now making his way through the Gorge. His poli...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 10, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 10, 1965 Work on tearing down the old pool hall building on the south side of Main Street [Goldendale] was started this week by Bernard and Harold Shepler who recently purchased...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    June 10, 2015

From the best seat in the house

One of the stereotypes about athletes is that they aren’t very good with academics. That may be true in some cases where student athletes get pushed...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    June 3, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 3, 1965 The Star Theater, Goldendale, will be closed on Monday thru Thursday of each week except for holidays and special pictures starting June 9. The Sunday matinee will continue...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 27, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 27, 1965 • This came from an article about a KCHS’s Presby Museum visit - A 9 year old boy from Yakima, spying the Grady family Edison cylinder record phonograph, shouted...

 
 By Dick Schuller    Features    May 27, 2015

Officer, I think I may have misplaced my husband

I climbed down the steep incline after relieving myself and then gasped at what I saw. Expecting to see my car parked on Highway 97, between Goldendale and Toppenish my eyes stared at a vacant spot. M...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    May 27, 2015

From the best seat in the house

It was nice to see a good following of Goldendale supporters at the District meet in Cle Elum, Friday. The Timberwolves had a strong showing in some...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 20, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 20, 1965 The temporary water shortage took up most time as the Goldendale city council meeting. Several representatives of the Goldendale Country Club came, as much as anything to...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    May 20, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Kudos to the Goldendale tennis team. Their season may be over, but theirs is a sport that never ends and should they keep playing, big things could li...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 13, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 13, 1965 Goldendale after a period of 4 1/2 months without S. P. &. S. service, was back on the railroad with arrival of the first train about noon last Saturday. The first train,...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Features    May 13, 2015

For Your Health

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, as well as Global Employee Health and Fitness Month. With these observances in mind, we’re taking a look at how to improve health where many...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    May 13, 2015

From the best seat in the house

It was a tough year for baseball and softball teams in the area. The only one left with a hope for post-season play is Lyle-Wishram’s softball team....

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 6, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 6, 1965 • Goldendale Jaycees have scheduled a ceremonial evening for the installation of new officers at the Goldendale Country Club. District V.P. Ray McDonald will install the...

 

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