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 Features    September 3, 2014

WDFW seeks public participation in planning for Klickitat Wildlife Area

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will hold a public workshop Sept. 16 to discuss the development of a new management plan for...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    August 27, 2014

Something for everyone at this year's Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo

A wonderful time was had by the many visitors to the Klickitat County Fair. Here are some of our favorite moments. For more photos go to...

 
 By Compiled by Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    August 20, 2014

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - August 20, 1964 The SDS Lumber Co. and the Boise-Cascade Corp. sponsored a porcupine bounty hunt. The contest ended July 31, and during the contest 1,235 porcupines were killed in the...

 
 Features    August 20, 2014

Buckle series winners announced

The 4-H Classic Buckle Series was held over the summer with 4-H members competing in performance classes with a chance to win a buckle at the end of...

 
 Features    August 20, 2014

Guitars featured at Saturday's Maryhill Winery concert

This Saturday is a special day for anyone who appreciates virtuoso performances by guitarists as Peter Frampton’s Guitar Circus is on stage at the Maryhill Winery. In addition to Frampton is Don...

 
 Features    August 13, 2014

Skamania County Bigfoot Bash and Bounty Aug. 23 in Sasquatch refuge

Skamania County has the highest recorded number of Bigfoot sightings in the world, according to the Bigfoot Bash and Bounty promoters. Perhaps it is due to the friendly environments as two ordinances...

 
 Features    August 13, 2014

Orchard tour offered by Gorge Grown

Hood River Watershed Group and Gorge Grown Food Network invite community members to join OSU Extension Horticulturist Steve Castagnoli for a half-day tour of local fruit growing operations on Aug....

 
 Features    August 13, 2014

UFO cover-up presented at Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents a dinner and film screening of “Sirius: Disclosure,” Friday, Sept. 12. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the film starts at 7 p.m. at the Discovery Center, 5000...

 
 Features    August 6, 2014

They call us the wanderers

Betty Richards of Goldendale, and Nancy Thompson, former Goldendale resident, spent four weeks visiting England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Paris,...

 
 Features    August 6, 2014

GHS ag teacher heads back to school

Terry Nickels, agriscience educator at Goldendale High School recently attended an eight-day professional development institute at Dayton, Ohio, to...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    August 6, 2014

An old time fair at Trout Lake

Photos of the Trout Lake Fair...

 
 By John Longfellow    Features    July 30, 2014

Klickitat Canyon Days action on a lazy summer day along the Klickitat River

SATURDAY FUN: A cool dip into the Klickitat River swimming hole from a makeshift diving board, and parade participants in a uniquely Klickitat style...

 
 Features    July 23, 2014

Summer heat sends ticks for cover, but they shall return

Thanks to the recent heat wave in the Northwest, millions of ticks have gone listless to stay alive. High temperatures forced the arachnid’s biological processes into slow mode, similar to...

 
 Features    July 16, 2014

LWV releases 2014 voter information guide

After receiving her first Primary ballot, Lucy Copass, a new resident in a Washington town, wondered, “How can I come up to speed on local issues quickly?” A friend suggested she try Vote411....

 
 Features    July 16, 2014

State is looking for new farmers

The state of Washington is looking for a few good farmers, willing to also be good teachers. After a successful pilot program in two counties, Washington’s Farm Internship Project expands in July...

 
 Features    July 16, 2014

Agency urges to use caution in high heat

With the forecast for the week predicted to be 90 degrees and above for many regions of the area, North Central Public Health District is reminding people to take precautions to avoid heat-related...

 
 Features    July 9, 2014

Tourism Advocacy Council to meet in Goldendale

The Klickitat County Tourism Advocacy Council will hold its next meeting on Monday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Golden Art Gallery located at 614 S Columbus in Goldendale. For those from the White...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Features    July 9, 2014

Tracking disease among mosquitos, ticks, and dead birds

Telltale sign that summer is in full swing? Pesky mosquitoes and ticks are out and biting! While most of us want to avoid them, Klickitat County Health Department (KCHD) is interested to know what...

 
 Features    July 2, 2014

Burn ban in place on DNR land east of the Cascades

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced a burn ban on DNR-protected lands east of the Cascades, effective July 1 through Sept. 30. It applies to all forestlands under DNR...

 
 Features    June 25, 2014

WOW, a workshop for women

Registration is now open for Washington Outdoor Women’s (WOW) annual fall workshop, dedicated to bringing together women and girls (aged 9-12) for a weekend of fishing, hunting and outdoor-skills...

 
 Features    June 11, 2014

Summer dangerous time for kids and dogs

Goldendale Police remind people to look out for the safety of children and animals during the warm weather. Small children should not be left alone...

 
 Features    June 11, 2014

Pilot program for forage (alfalfa) seed insurance becomes permanent for 2015

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced that the forage (alfalfa) seed insurance policy offered through the federal crop insurance program will be converted to a permanent policy for the 2015...

 
 Features    June 11, 2014

VISTA seeks applications

The AmeriCorps VISTA program of Southwest Washington is seeking project applications for the 2014-2015 service year. Five VISTA positions will be awarded for projects which work to eliminate poverty...

 
 Features    June 4, 2014

New app lets public report and aid battle against invasive species

If you see an infestation of giant hogweed or a creature that looks like a wild pig but isn't, who should you call? The Washington's Invasive Species...

 
 Features    May 28, 2014

USDA grants to fund communications upgrade

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA Rural Development is accepting applications for grants to enhance telecommunications and broadcast services in rural areas. “This funding will...

 

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