GOSP takes dark sky message to county
The Goldendale Observatory State Park (GOSP) took its traveling dark-sky road show to the Klickiat County commissioners' meeting last week.
The Observatory is still seeking ways to effectively bring about uniform compliance with dark sky criteria in Goldendale and Klickitat County. While there are some mild ordinances in place, none has been routinely upheld or has substantive teeth for enforcement.
Representing the dark sky cause were Earlene Sullivan, Executive Director of the Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce; Goldendale amateur astronomer Bob Yoesle; David Ingram, Chairman, Darkskies Northwest in Kent; former Observatory Interpretive Host Steve Stout and current Observatory...