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Gun debate headed to voters in November

A voter decision in November seems to be the only direction that the gun debate in Washington is heading. Lawmakers this week held hearings on two...

 

Businesses talk about potential effects of Hanford in the Gorge

Could hazardous materials from the Hanford Nuclear Site contaminate the Columbia River and affect life along the Gorge? A toxic cocktail of radioactiv...

 

Why Iran is connected with terror

To the Editor: I appreciate the time that the two individuals made to respond to my letter two weeks ago. I would, however, like to clarify a few...

 

Iran getting nukes is not a threat

To the Editor: Everyone is concerned about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. But when it comes down to it, what would they do with these weapons if they did have them? Maybe the better question to ask...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 27, 2012

Nazarene Church welcomes new pastor

The Church of the Nazarene here in Goldendale is seeing two fresh faces on Sundays. Pastor Phil Baldwin gave his first sermon two Sundays ago, with hi...

 

Two people die during recreational activities recently in Gorge area

Two fatal accidents occurred over the weekend of June 16-17. On Saturday afternoon, June 16 at approximately 3 p.m. the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a 38-year-old woman...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 20, 2012

Hometown Pizza to move to church site

Anyone who has lived in Goldendale for more than seven years can remember the Reno’s Pizza legacy. Local pizzeria owners Charlie and Jesh Hopper are planning to revive that legacy with their busines...

 

Library centennial kicks off with fundraiser

To kick off the summer with the Goldendale Community Library’s centennial celebrations, The Glass Onion Restaurant and Gallery will hold a benefit...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 13, 2012

Bluegrass Festival a broader event this year

This year’s Fiddlin’ Under The Stars Bluegrass Art, Wine and Music Festival will not be your ordinary, bring-out-the-fiddle bluegrass event this...

 

No CBDG funds for west neighborhood street project

Public Works Director Keith Grundei reported at the City Council meeting Monday that an employee at the waste water treatment facility had a heart att...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 30, 2012

Klickitat gets grant to renovate community center building

Klickitat County was awarded a $1 million Community Development Block Grant through the state of Washington last week to renovate and remodel the community center building in the town of Klickitat....

 

Dog tied to road sign is identified

UPDATE: After attempts to contact the owner of Luna, Mabrey discovered that he had passed away more than a year ago and that he was married. His...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 23, 2012

SAR conference showcases field skills, tracking, Insitu, Klickitat County

More than 500 people descended upon the Klickitat County Fairgrounds last week to learn more about search and rescue (SAR) trade skills as part of the...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 23, 2012

Public comment focuses on projects

Monday night, people from the community shared their displeasure with some of the proposed road projects that the city council and mayor have put into the Six Year Street Transportation Improvement...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 16, 2012

Home burns to ground in fire

Seven people were displaced after a fire ran rampant through a home at 432 Austin Road, taking everything inside with it to the ground. Alexis and...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 9, 2012

City talks about signs to get around town

Nearly everyone has a GPS in their car, or at least a smartphone with the capability. However, some would say that little towns like Goldendale are...

 

More dogs surrendered by breeder

The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) acquired 40 Shar Pei dogs from a Goldendale resident who claims he bred the dogs in the past. David Calvin...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 9, 2012

Fire destroys home on Austin Road

Seven people were displaced after a fire ran rampant through a home on Austin Road, taking everything inside with it to the ground. Alexis and Mike...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 2, 2012

School worker fired, arrested on sex charges

A Goldendale School District (GSD) employee was fired Thursday, April 26 after allegations surfaced about her alleged sexual involvement with a...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 2, 2012

Health care team did 3,000-mile commute

Imagine commuting to work via a 3,000-mile flight. That is what two local health professionals did when they moved to Goldendale. Physician...

 

State poet laureate to visit Goldendale April 26-27

Poetry, a form of universal language, has sprung up in popularity over the past year in Goldendale. The Golden Art Gallery started a “Final Friday P...

 

Goldendale library celebrates 100th year; festivities kick off in June

The Goldendale Community Library will celebrate its 100th birthday this year, and it is not holding out. The occasion will be a yearlong celebration,...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    April 4, 2012

Road project hearing focuses on trees

A public hearing regarding the proposed road improvement project for the west side of town was held at the City Council meeting Monday night. The...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    April 4, 2012

Vacant GVT to be reconfigured for clinic

The lights are out at Golden View Terrace (GVT). All of the residents have been moved, and some were able to stay in Goldendale, says to John White,...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 21, 2012

SAR event, community center key points at council

One of the major new events coming to Goldendale, the Washington State Search and Rescue (SAR) conference, was a primary topic of discussion at...

 

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