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 By Max Erikson    News    August 16, 2017 

Goldendale ramps up eclipse preparations

The most anticipated event of the summer is just five days away, and the City of Goldendale is getting ready for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, with... Full story

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 16, 2017 

Two convicts escape from fire crew

State and local law enforcement officials have begun a manhunt for two convicted criminals who escaped from a Department of Natural Resources fire crew in Goldendale at around 2:30 a.m. on August 15....

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 16, 2017 

City Council votes Auscrete in for business

The Goldendale City Council briskly and unanimously approved the purchase of two lots in the Industrial Park by Auscrete Corporation in a special meeting on Aug. 9. The two lots purchased by Auscrete...

 By Max Erikson    News    August 16, 2017 

Social Security meeting raises concerns

An informational meeting on the future of social security was held Aug. 7 at the Lyle Lions club to discuss the long-term solvency challenges the program faces and gave senior citizens an opportunity...

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 16, 2017 

New postmaster is sworn in

The newest postmaster for the Goldendale post office was sworn in on August 10, as Jennifer Zimmerlee has officially taken the reins from the...

 By Max Erikson    News    August 16, 2017 

Family Fun Center opens

Family fun is back in Goldendale with the Aug. 6 opening of Twisted Throttle Family Fun Center at 114 S Columbus Ave. with arcade games-including...


The Wall That Heals

Two weeks from today—Aug. 30— the Wall That Heals will roll into Goldendale and be erected at the fairgrounds. Volunteers canvassed the fairgrounds last week to get a visual picture of where the...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 16, 2017 

U.S. Attorney General takes aim at state marijuana industry

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has sent a polite and quiet letter to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Washington Attorney General Bob Fergusion....


Superior Court log

Following is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Aug. 7, 2017, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...


Eclipse in Goldendale to about 98 percent of totality

Parts of Washington state will be treated to an extraordinary show during what NASA is calling the "Great American Eclipse" on Aug. 21, even though...

 By Max Erikson    News    August 9, 2017

Hirst decision keeps capital budget frozen

Washington State Legislators finished their record setting 193-day legislative session on July 20 without passing a $4.2 billion capital budget or addressing the impact of the Hirst decision—Hirst... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 9, 2017

McCabe to hold meeting, says driving bill misunderstood

Rep. Gina McCabe (R, Goldendale) makes it clear: Washington’s new Driving While Under the Influence of Electronics Acts (Distracted Driving) has... Full story

 By Roger Nichols    News    August 9, 2017

City council to hold meeting on Auscrete

Though Goldendale City Council members covered a number of subjects quickly at their meeting Monday night, the big news was something that didn’t happen. Originally Mayor Mike Canon said the city... Full story

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 9, 2017

Two move on for school board

With the 2017 primary elections taking place on August 1, voters were deciding on just one race in Klickitat County, a position on the Goldendale School Board. Incumbent and long-time Goldendale resid...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 9, 2017

Amy Holland shines on new album

If you want to be haunted by the beauty and sweep of love, you need to listen to the music of Amy Holland. Holland evokes the full range of that...

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 9, 2017

Vehicular homicide case headed to trial

Brandon Cline Reporter On Aug. 7, 24-year-old Cody Sallee pleaded not guilty to a Vehicular Homicide charge in the Klickitat County Superior Court. The case will now head to trial. Sallee was... Full story

 By Max Erickson    News    August 9, 2017

Game reveals government process in easy, fun way

A contentious 2016 election cycle inspired a White Salmon couple to develop a card game that simulates the political functioning of U.S. democracy with the hopes of educating people on how our... Full story

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 9, 2017

Twenty-three county offices still without candidates

The special filing period has come and gone, and Klickitat County now remains without a single candidate in 23 elected offices throughout the county ahead of this November’s general election....

 By Max Erickson    News    August 9, 2017

Wall still needs volunteers

Preparations are coming together in advance of The Wall That Heals, scheduled to arrive in Goldendale Aug. 30, as local organizations and law enforcement are working together to ensure a grand...

 By Max Erikson    News    August 9, 2017

Progress made on Head Water Fire near Goldendale

Fire crews are making progress on the Head Water Fire that started Saturday, Aug.12 near Jenkins Creek about 11 miles northeast of Goldendale. Windy and dry conditions spread the fire rapidly in the...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 2, 2017

A young man's saga of strength and courage

By any reckoning, Noah Messenger is a remarkable 18-year-old; he was remarkable even before his fall off a cliff in May. You can see determination in...

 By Max Erickson    News    August 2, 2017

The Wall is on its way

The Wall That Heals—a travelling half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.—will arrive in Goldendale Aug. 30 ,and members of the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 31 are working... Full story

 By Max Erickson    News    August 2, 2017

Dwinell getting closer to opening day

Opening day is fast approaching for Dwinell Country Ales in Goldendale, as finishing touches on the tasting room are being completed and beers are...

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 2, 2017

Speed limit changes on some country roads

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a speed limit reduction for stretches along four county roads at the weekly Board of Commissioners meeting on July 18. Stretches along...


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