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 By Max Erikson    News    April 18, 2018 

Ready for a worst case no one wants

Members of city and county law enforcement agencies, together with personnel of regional and county fire departments and emergency responders, joined...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 18, 2018 

Rising pay scale causes ripples

The start of 2018 brought big changes to worker laws in Washington State with the passage of the voter-approved Initiative 1433. Initiative 1433—passed in 2016—will steadily increase the minimum...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    April 18, 2018 

State to city: you need day care

The Goldendale City Council had a solid meeting Monday night. In the biggest item on the agenda, councilors approved construction of a new 9,000-square-foot building to house equipment for the public... Full story

 
 By Lauren Schuster    News    April 18, 2018 

Growers banquet a huge success

On Saturday, March 21, the annual Klickitat County Livestock Growers Banquet was held at the Elk’s Lodge in White Salmon. The sold-out crowd of 250 enjoyed an evening of a prime rib dinner, slide...

 
 News    April 18, 2018 

The Woods are calling to these kids

Students from Goldendale Middle School Theater Club will offer Goldendale an amusingly different way to think about everyone's favorite fairy tale...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 18, 2018 

New guide to the ivories in town

Goldendale has a new piano and music teacher in Nicole Becerra, who is now offering lessons to people of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to...

 
 News    April 18, 2018 

County designates new burn ban zones

In an effort to better provide for mitigation of the diverse wildland fire hazard conditions that exist across the approximately 100-mile length of...

 
 News    April 18, 2018 

Candidate filings window coming

The Klickitat County Auditor’s Office will accept candidate filings for local offices the week of May 14-18. Candidates may file online at: https://wei.sos.wa.gov/county/klickita...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 11, 2018

Stonehenge observes a century of honor to the fallen

To commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I (WWI), the Maryhill Museum will hold memorial services in 2018 for each of the 14...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 11, 2018

Mobile dental service on the way

The mobile dental service, SmileMobile, is coming back to Goldendale and will set up shop at the Goldendale Primary School (GPS) on Monday, April 16,...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 11, 2018

Reader board campaign seeks to restore the sign

The Goldendale Chamber of Commerce, with the approval of the Goldendale City Council, is moving forward with a community project called “Renovate... Full story

 

Art contest open to area students

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler has announced that her office is accepting submissions for the 2018 Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high...

 

Temperatures were colder in January

According to preliminary data received by NOAA's National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon, temperatures at Goldendale averaged colder than normal...

 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of April 2, 2018, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 

Governor signs Johnson's bill on infrastructure financing

Washington’s Local Infrastructure Financing Tool (LIFT) program has provided millions of dollars for economic development projects across the state since it was enacted by the Legislature in 2006....

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Programs for Peaceful Living would like to remind everyone that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual violence can take on any form, whether it is sexual harassment in the workplace, child...

 

Stay focused on the road

Each day, 10 people die in distracted driving crashes—contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety...

 

Distracted Driving Awareness Month focuses on deadly problem

If you’re driving while entering information into a cell, you’ve increased your chances of crashing by 23 times. Distracted Driving Awareness Month began last week with the deployment of extra...

 

Rise in uninsured drivers a concern

The percentage of uninsured drivers in Washington increased by 8 percent from 2012 to 2015, according to the Insurance Research Council (IRC). The latest study, Uninsured Motorists, 2017 Edition,...

 
 By Jim White    News    April 11, 2018

What's in the Sky

Welcome to April! Our first full month of spring brings longer days and warmer nights, and usually a bit more clear weather than the winter months. Ve...

 

Washington Healthplanfinder enrolls record number of residents

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange says that 209,802 customers used Washington Healthplanfinder to purchase a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) for 2018 coverage during the most recent open enrollment...

 

Cleaning up

A lot of happy kids were all too happy to help clean up the county fairgrounds of Easter eggs Sunday morning. The annual American Legion hunt was one...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 4, 2018

Sheriff sees new tasks

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer can fill pages with his accomplishments during his first term in office—and he did in his announcement that...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    April 4, 2018

Crime down, says police chief

Short and sweet were the watchwords for Monday night’s City Council meeting, which clocked in at a spare 26 minutes. The only action item on the agenda was a unanimous vote on an agreement with...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 4, 2018

KPUD changes application of net metering rates

At a public meeting on March 27, the board of directors for the Klickitat Public Utility District (KPUD) passed resolution 1755, which changes how fut... Full story

 

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