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'Triage 1': EMS District 1 is neighbors helping neighbors

On a fateful day in 1926, tragedy struck a four-year-old girl, an accidental shotgun blast to the lower leg. The mother heard the shotgun go off and her children screaming and recognized the need to...

 

Letters from the community

Well done, Legion and FFA This is a big note of appreciation for our local American Legion for hosting a wonderful Veterans Day dinner for veterans...

 

A fitting story of timely transformation.

The young man who scraped a sharp instrument across The Wall That Heals when it was in Goldendale this past summer sent a shock wave of grave...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    November 1, 2017

How to get coverage for nursing home care

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the eligibility requirements to get Medicaid coverage for nursing home care? Caregiving Daughter Dear Caregiving, The rules and requirements for Medicaid eligibility for...

 

Letters from the community

Don't give more to those with more If the rich are suffering from over-taxation, why is Steve Mnuchin worth $300 million? Why is Trump worth...

 

A 500-year-old reverberation of faith

Five hundred years ago this October, Martin Luther, a monk, priest, and university professor nailed a soon-to-be historic document to the door of the Wittenberg Cathedral church in Germany. The...

 

Letters from the community

My parents, Ken and Charlene Morrison, moved to Goldendale over 20 years ago. They built their dream home in Goldendale and became fully entrenched...

 

Domestic violence has many victims

Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM) is often a time where communities come together to mourn, honor, and speak out about lives lost due to domestic violence. Domestic Violence (DV) affects all...

 

Letters From the Community

Make the right chioice Avoid burdening your school district with the self-importance of Mr. Leon and vote instead for Jeri Ruefer-Hore for Wishram Sch...

 

How to search for forgotten 401(k) money to prior employer

Dear Savvy Senior, How do I find an old 401(k) that I think I contributed money to at a former employer? Approaching Retirement Dear Approaching, If you think you may have lost track of a 401(k) retir...

 

City's code enforcement is a total mess

"Welcome to Goldendale!" Well, it actually didn't say that; it said instead, "You owe the City of Goldendale $25 for parking your unattached trailer...

 

Top New Cars for Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, My wife and I are both in our late sixties and are looking to buy a new car. Can you recommend some good resources that can help us evaluate and choose a good car for older drivers?...

 

Letters from the community

Re: "Keep DACA Alive" by Sasha Bentley of White Salmon-this is the real story about DACA. When Obama issued his Executive Order concerning DACA, even...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Fifty-eight thousand three hundred, Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of the dead, Little, white letters on a long, black wall. All gave a little,... Full story

 

Being the Village Gossip is bad for business

Years ago, when I was at The Washington Times in D.C., we did an interesting story on the National Enquirer. A spokesperson for that publication told...

 

Watching for word on a creeping terror

I spent the weekend as a vegetable… sort of. Not quite a couch potato—that moniker is usually associated with a television, on which a human is fixated, blaring non-stop while their posterior is...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

The flowers are great So often in life we as people fail to appreciate the little things in life—like the flowers here in town. Many thanks to Ty Ross for all the hard work and funds that it took...

 

Fencing for fun and profit in the county

This is the second part of Sandra DeMent’s commentary on the bureaucratic and logistical mayhem she encountered erecting a fence around her property in Klickitat County. By late March the snow melte...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Time to extend popular Medicare In 2009 all Republican and two Democratic senators killed the Affordable Care Act's proposed "public option" that like...

 

The fun of fencing in Klickitat County

It was only a fence. How hard could it be? True, it had to run around three sides of a 40 acre parcel, and it had to cross an old gravel road and a creek twice, but I was sure I could get it done. My... Full story

 
 By Ken Margraf    Opinion    August 30, 2017

Bank's practice is deceptive

I recently received an updated “Terms for Business and Deposit Account Agreement” from Columbia Bank. I am not in the habit of reading the fine print but for some reason this time I did. I came... Full story

 
 By Ken McKune    Opinion    August 30, 2017

Burn-out has got to go

The Festival of Wheels gave it another try this year. It seems the attendance has dwindled to much lower levels than when the event was new, 10 years ago. There are a lot of competing car shows this... Full story

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    August 23, 2017

Cell phone plans that are easy on the wallet

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in downsizing my smartphone wireless plan, and am looking for the best low cost options. I use my phone primarily for talking and texting, but also need some... Full story

 

Bigotry in any form unacceptable

We, the Klickitat County Democrats Board, condemn any act of racism, white supremacy and/or bigotry, and any false equivalence to those speaking out against such threats. The current administration... Full story

 

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