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 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    February 25, 2015 

Looking Back

50 years Ago - February 25, 1965 • Biff, the Stan Crocker’s family dog, was somewhat sadder, if not wiser, last Thursday morning after acquiring something over 200 porcupine quills, in and around...

 
 By Dick Schuller    Features    February 25, 2015 

Homespun Yarns

Yep! It’s cool livin’ in a small town! Yes, living in a small town can present challenges and benefits untold. My son in Houston, Texas tells of standing in line at the post office normally for...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    February 18, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - February 18, 1965 • D. L. Willey, executive vice-president for the Oregon-Washington Telephone Co., announced this week that the company’s Goldendale business office will be closed...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    February 18, 2015

From the best seat in the house

It was good to see a packed house through much of the District 5, 1B tournament in Goldendale, last weekend. Fans were treated to some great games...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    February 11, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - February 11, 1965 Boy Scouts and Explorers along with their younger brothers, the Cub Scouts, will celebrate the nationwide observance, marking the 55th anniversary of the largest...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    February 11, 2015

From the best seat in the house

With no basketball teams in post season play, all of Goldendale needs to get behind their wrestlers at Regionals this Saturday and then at State the...

 
 By Terry Nickels    Features    February 4, 2015

Outdoors with Terry Nickels

Located on the sunny eastern slope of the Cascade Range, the Flying L Ranch is nestled in the ponderosa pines and meadowland of the Glenwood Valley at the base of 12,276 foot Mt. Adams. Built back in...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    February 4, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - February 4, 1965 Police Chief Don Kemp and Bill Geary, city policeman, spent Tuesday in Yakima attending a school “Mob and Riot Control.” The school was sponsored by the State Sheri...

 
 Features    February 4, 2015

Gallagher player of the week

Rachel Gallagher was selected Player of the Week for Yakima club volleyball. Gallagher played libero for the 12 Gold Elite team, which also earned Team of the Week. Gallagher is the daughter of...

 
 By Dick Schuller    Features    January 28, 2015

Homespun Yarns

My old World War II Dodge Power Wagon sat there, fender kinked in and defiant. Its defiance was to start it and keep it running. My family had just finished a government homestead in Kenai, Alaska....

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    January 28, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Many people hate change. I am not one of them. I love change. But, I had mixed feelings when I saw what Highland basketball has become. Not so much the players or the playing, but the home support,...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    January 21, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - January 21, 1965 A course in modern mathematics will be offered to teachers and interested adults beginning Friday evening. The purpose of the course is to examine the extensive changes...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    January 21, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Jesse Call continues to impress in wrestling. He had a first round pin against Granger, last week. It took a little longer against Cle...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    January 14, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - January 14, 1965 • County Engineer Strombom said the Klickitat road was back in service New Year’s eve. Traffic was reduced to slow speed, going one way in places, but repairs had...

 
 Features    January 14, 2015

Top stories of 2014: heavy focus on contentious political races

June Sheriff resigns early Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas will step down from his office on June 30, calling the move an early retirement. McComas first made his plans known June 3 at a...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    January 14, 2015

From the best seat in the house

Two players who were great in losing efforts this past week are Goldendale’s Dillon Shattuck and Lyle-Wishram’s Maelynn Luke. Shattuck was unstopp...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    January 14, 2015

Top sports stories of 2014

Lindsay Brown’s dominant year in track and field There is a lot to choose from in picking the top stories in sports from 2014. Achievement on the St...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Features    January 7, 2015

For Your Health

Happy New Year! If you’re kicking off 2015 intent on making a positive change in your life, I’ve got a few tools to help you. We can set ourselves up for success by learning a bit of the...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    January 7, 2015

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - January 7, 1965 • Clem Matylinski, SP&S Railway agent, said he had been told by a company official that at least two months would be necessary for repairs, “Almost the entire...

 
 Features    January 7, 2015

From the best seat in the house

It takes time for teams to gel, particularly with a change in systems that goes along with a change in coaches. That is the situation in Goldendale for boys and girls basketball. They have about a...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    December 31, 2014

Looking Back

~Remembering the 1964 Flood ~ The event started on Thursday, Dec. 17, when the temperature was 15 degrees below zero in Goldendale. High for the day was about zero with one and a half inches of dry...

 
 By Dick Schuller    Features    December 31, 2014

Homespun Yarns

Click! Click! It's early morning, and I spot the problem. My bedside clock is blinking tell me we now have an electrical outage. Oh, great! It's not surprising, with 50 mile-an-hour winds, that some...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    December 31, 2014

From the best seat in the house

In spite of what everyone, including Coach Matt Dumolt thought, Goldendale’s wrestling team has been a pretty good team in duals. The two wins at...

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Features    December 24, 2014

From the best seat in the house Andrew Christiansen

We got a look at what to expect from Goldendale wrestlers during their home opening double dual. Goldendale beat Wahluke and lost to Royal. Coach...

 

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