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 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...

 
 Features    May 6, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeated Manny Pacquiao in what for some crazy reason was the biggest payout sports event ever. People were obsessed with a fight between two boxers who are years past their...

 
 By Dr. Jim Ogden    Features    April 29, 2015

Mission Possible: Ogden's team completes mission in Cambodia

The following is the third and final part of Dr. Jim Odgen's report on his mission to Cambodia. Saturday, April 4 Today was a very remarkable,...

 
 Features    April 29, 2015

Homespun Yarns

At last I had reached the grownup age of 19. While attending a YMCA camp in northern Ontario, Canada, I was drawn to a lone Ojibway Indian, named Jay Friday. He had been “given” one of the many is...

 
 Features    April 29, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - April 29, 1965 Fire of undetermined origin destroyed the Klickitat Grade School building Friday night. The fire was reported about 9 p.m. by one of the students. Calls were sent to...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    April 29, 2015

From the best seat in the house

As a former educator, I have much appreciation of the student athletes who I see listed on the honor rolls. They are often some of the best athletes...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    April 22, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - April 22, 1965 • The county commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to delay the decision on the closure of the old Maryhill Loops. Only two interested persons appeared at the hea...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    April 22, 2015

From the best seat in the house

It has been very entertaining to watch the track and field career of Gabe Montoya, of Lyle-Wishram, mainly because he is a talented athlete, but also...

 

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