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Library has a great reopening

The renovated Goldendale Community Library had a grand reopening last Saturday, Sept. 15. Just some of the changes I noticed were more comfortable seating on all floors and the easy flow of traffic...

 

School has started

The first school bell has rung, Tuesday, Sept. 4. The new year starts off without former Superintendent Mark Heid, but with past superintendent Ian Grabenhorst standing in as interim superintendent. S...

 

Ice Cream Social drew a nice crowd

The Goldendale Library Ice Cream Social was such a hit last Thursday, Aug. 16, for a couple hundred people, with so much cake, ice cream, root beer floats, and watermelon. Not only that, but the...

 

Same-day clinic to expand hours

The CEO of Klickitat Valley Health (KVH), Leslie Hiebert, has announced that the extended hours for their same-day clinic will begin in either October or November. The hours will be Monday through...

 

Senior Picnic coming

Calling all senior citizens of Klickitat County to the annual Senior Picnic to be held on Friday, Aug. 17, at Daubenspeck Park in Bingen. Lunch will be served at noon. Food, drink and place settings...

 

One less cooling station

If you are considering looking for a Klickitat County government job, you must now apply for it on their website by going to klickitatcounty.org and then to Employment. Once inside the website, click...

 

Where to keep cool

I have made many calls, looking for a “cooling shelter” for the people of Goldendale. I haven’t found much, but this is what I have found so far: The Goldendale Senior Center on E. Main Street...

 

Parade seemed bigger this year

The Goldendale Community Days are over, and plans are almost in the works for next year’s event. There seemed to be more entries in the parade, and there were 106 cars entered in the Show ’n...

 

Stay fire safe

Keep it safe during this dry, summer season, with fireworks and anything that can cause fires. The Goldendale Fire Department asks for everyone to keep their automobile on the trail and keep it off...

 

Steady flow at the Red House

From the words of the Red House Owner, Jon Dove: “On Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. over a hundred people toured The Red House. At the front door I had guests sign a red...

 

Long way around for phone call

I made a phone call to our Library last week, and due to their remodeling, they are outsourcing their phone calls to the Vancouver office. So, when you call the local number at 773-4487, someone will...

 

See the Red House

Here is hoping all mothers had a wonderful Mother’s Day. I got to see a couple of my daughters, who are also mothers. Father’s Day is coming soon. Do you have plans for that holiday yet? Would...

 

The Show was a hit

The Goldendale Home Garden & Sportsman’s show was another hit last weekend. There were a few new vendors, and a rock climbing tower which was a hit. Bishops Services showed off their brand new...

 

Library temporarily relocated

The library has now moved to 1103 S. Columbus, behind the City Hall building for a few months. They are open now, Monday through Friday, during this remodel period. Go in to see them and say hi. They...

 

City-wide yard sale headed this way

The second Annual Goldendale City Wide Yard Sales are gearing up for their yard sales on June 15-16. The first one was very successful, with over 65 sales all over Goldendale and Centerville. Just joi...

 

HG&S Show will be a hit

The events are starting to hit us in Goldendale, so there is no time to be bored. The Goldendale Home, Garden & Sportsmans Show is always a big hit. The hours are Friday, April 27, from noon to 6...

 

What happened to spring?

Spring snuck up on me last week. But then again, it didn’t appear that way with a little snow flurry this past week. We can hope for winter to be over, except for keeping those mountains white for...

 

Follow the stars

My husband and I are part of the revived group called Town Pride (TP), which joined together about three years ago to help beautify Goldendale. This is not to be confused with the new Golden Pride.... Full story

 

New EMS dispatch center to hold open house Dec. 10

There was a lot of talk at Java Talk on Nov. 15 of the prevailing wage. Mayor Baze says he feels it should be lower in Klickitat County. Without such high wages, projects could be larger with less...

 

GPD encourages formation of neighborhood watch

Many of you remember where you were on the day you heard that our President Kennedy died. I was sitting at my desk in school, and even though I was young, it made an impression on my life. Now...

 

Town hall meeting Thursday

As of this writing, Goldendale has not had any snow, except for a couple flakes in the air recently; although the Simcoe Mountains have had a covering at the highest levels twice. The Greater...

 

City Activities Committee plans 2014 Festival of Wheels, Community Days

Java Talk was held once again last Friday at Golden Coyote Coffee at 8 a.m. Mayor Clinton Baze talked about the city plans to clean up the back alley between The Sentinel and American Legion next year...

 

Ambassadors cut ribbon at Papa John's

Another weekend of events has just passed and I managed to get to a couple of them. One momentous event I went to was the 40th Anniversary celebration for our Goldendale Observatory. There were a few...

 

Genetic Roulette, GMO documentary coming to library

I hope everyone is enjoying the last few nice days of fall. We decided to take a spur-of-the-moment drive up on Dalles Mountain Road with a picnic lun...

 

Another opportunity to find out more about Obamacare Oct. 28

The Volunteer Firefighters at Rural 7’s Cold Hollow satellite station hosted an Open House recently. The station is 15 miles northwest of Goldendale. It was educational seeing what the fire departme...

 

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