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Top state honor goes to local resident

With a mile-long list of volunteering positions already under her belt buckle, Goldendale resident Jane Lee was presented with the Washington State...

 

School bullying gets new attention

Bullying, a verb with an ever-changing meaning from generation to generation, happens in schools across the country every day. Last week it was brough...

 

Night fire sweeps through home in Goldendale

A house fire broke out at 417 W. Nesbitt in Goldendale early Monday morning. Sue Gaffney woke up around 2:30 a.m. to her smoke detector beeping....

 

Kids’ Camp after school program seeks new volunteers

Starting after the New Year, Kid’s Camp is again looking for volunteers to help and for parents to start signing up their children. Kid’s Camp is...

 

Rakow gets birthday surprise

To his surprise, Ross Rakow celebrated his 80th birthday at the Grange Hall with numerous family and friends last Friday afternoon. Rakow had no idea...

 

City considers 2012 budget, approves road improvement projects

Everyone is talking about budgets, on the national, state, and local levels of government. Goldendale is slightly different in that nobody chose to...

 

High School student's bullying video becomes popular

On Monday Dec. 5, a senior at Goldendale High School (GHS) posted a video on YouTube about his experience with bullying, and by Friday afternoon it...

 

Local Christmas bazaars and events aplenty this weekend

Recently there has been a big push for consumers to start or continue to shop locally. Supporting local economy is the major influence of this push....

 

Operation Sleigh Bells returns to county

Santa is coming to town. Yes, your town. Like last year, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office will be escorting Santa Claus and his sleigh to all...

 

Debate on medical marijuana heats up in Council

A heated discussion ensued at the City Council meeting Monday night over medical marijuana. During the public hearing portion of the meeting, several...

 

City council takes first pass at budget

The City Council meeting Monday night was short, despite the subject: the 2012 budget. The preliminary 2012 budget will be available at the City Hall...

 

Students back for PSE plant tour

For the third year of the interactive tour at the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) plant, the employees expanded their reach beyond Goldendale; including not...

 

Understanding the initiatives

For those voters who have yet to cast their ballot, here’s a looking glass through the mud of all the conflicting messages being thrown out by...

 

Fire prevention seminar focuses on being 'firewise'

Preparedness is what saved some of the homes during the Monastery Complex Fire last month. According to Rural 7 Fire Chief Tony Browning, some of the...

 

Candidates cover the issues at meeting

Ever since the 2008 Presidential Election, the word “change” has been a front-burner item in every political speech. That wasn’t any different a...

 

Bevis voted to fill empty city council position

A new council member is now sitting in Joe Abbott’s position. Lucille Bevis took the oath and a more comfortable seat for the last half of the meeti...

 

County hearing to discuss budget amendments

The paper shuffle continues. The Klickitat County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to discuss a supplemental budget and amendments to the...

 

Fire victims’ fund to be distributed among 20 households

So far, 10 households that were severely affected by the Monastery Complex Fire have received aid from the Klickitat Valley Fire Victims Fund. From...

 

Farmers’ Market adds vendors, learns and grows

“We want to grow the market by doubling the number of vendors,” said Cindy Bluemel, Goldendale Farmers’ Market Board President. Going from an...

 

GHS students’ school lunch gets local angle and ingredients on pizza

Wednesdays prove to be a popular day in the cafeteria of Goldendale High School (GHS) with pizza on the menu. But, last Wednesday, Sept. 28, was a...

 

Truck in flames

A pickup truck caught fire on the 500 block of West Broadway last Tuesday afternoon. The owner, Dan Landdeck, heard his 1995 Dodge Ram's horn going...

 

Big fire contained, two smaller ones arise

As of Friday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m., the Monastery Complex Fire was 100 percent contained. However, two additional fires have flared up in that area...

 

Council member’s quote attribution challenged at council meeting

Washington’s medical marijuana laws changed in July, and at Monday night’s meeting the city council looked at how the changes will affect Goldenda...

 

Pack of 106 dogs found at home during Monastery Fire evacuation

It took three hours, three horse trailers, and more than a dozen volunteers to round up 106 dogs and take them to the Fairgrounds during the...

 

Vehicle alerts owner to fire

A pickup truck caught fire on the 500 block of West Broadway Tuesday afternoon. The owner, Dan Landdeck, heard his 1995 Dodge Ram's horn going off;...

 

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