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Articles from the January 11, 2012 edition

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Eve

Eve is about 2 years old. She knows all of her basic commands and is very well behaved. She is housebroken and needs to go to an active home or... Full story

 

Morning glow

Wind towers east of Goldendale are silhouetted against the morning sky as sunrise approached on Monday.... Full story

 

School district seeks next M&O levy

Next month the Goldendale School District will seek aid from taxpayers for its Maintenance and Operation replacement levy. The past three levies that... Full story

 

New mayor, city council address licenses, property

To start out the New Year, Mayor Clint Baze led his first City Council meeting last Tuesday. Other than a few minor procedural slip-ups, the meeting...

 

‘Hotline’: live radio talk show returns to Goldendale

Remember the good old days when gas was under $3 per gallon and KLCK’s Hotline live call-in show was still on the air? Well, good news! No, gas is...

 

Stripe rust still big problem, researchers say

Stripe rust is at it again. Following high stripe rust levels across the Pacific Northwest (PNW) in 2011, researchers from the U.S. Department of...

 

Police make arrest in burglaries cases

Goldendale Police solved a couple of burglaries with the recent arrest of Goldendale resident, Shane Myra. Myra signed a statement confessing to burglaries of the General Store and Broadway...

 

Another truck accident

This semi truck jackknifed on Highway 97 southbound last Wednesday, the second truck accident in two consecutive days at very near the same place,...

 

This week's most wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Robert Obay. Obay, 33, is wanted for probation violation on a fourth degree assault with a sexual motivation...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- January 8. 1987 • Klickitat County’s newest town is also its smallest: Alderdale, population 33. Actually, Alderdale is enjoying a second life, because the original town was wiped...

 

Keith Neal

Keith Neal, a long time resident and teacher of Wishram, WA, passed away on the 2nd of January, 2012, at his home with his wife and son by his side.... Full story

 

Clarence LeRoy Mains

Clarence LeRoy Mains, 79, of Bickleton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, in Sunnyside. Clarence was born on Nov. 10, 1932 in Glade, the son of... Full story

 

No-cost vision care available, apply now

On President’s Day weekend (Feb. 18-20), Dr. James Ogden will be working with the Lions Club, some high school volunteers and a generous local benefactor to provide needed eye car to people who...

 

Retzlaff makes UP dean’s list

Laryssa Retzlaff, a senior in secondary education at the University of Portland has made the dean’s list for 2012 Fall Semester. In order to be eligible to make the dean’s list students need at...

 

Free business planning workshop

On Thurs. Jan. 12 in the Klickitat PUD Meeting room there will be a Planning for Business Success workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. During this workshop there will be discussions about the basic format...

 

The see-sawing sensibilities of a central moral issue

The governor has proposed a law for Washington State recognizing same-sex marriages, and a campaign for an initiative has been launched in the state...

 

Same-sex marriage not right for Washington

To the Editor: I am disappointed with Gov. Chris Gregoire’s initiative to legalize homosexual marriage in Washington State. Marriage is an institution that predates civilization, is ordained by God,...

 
 By Jim Link    Opinion    January 11, 2012

Our political world is turned around

To the Editor: To one who tried out a lifestyle in suburbia with their upscale notions and fantasies (and having rejected it), I greet the news that we’re now a part of the I-5 corridor legislativel...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    January 11, 2012

First X-ray, OJ trial, Schweitzer and Ali born, first JC Penney

Jan. 11: 630—An army of 10,000 Muslims is led by Muhammad to conquer Mecca. 1569—England holds its first recorded lottery. 1759—The first American life insurance company is incorporated in...

 

Lights, locks, break-ins, and watches

At last week’s Java Talk, most discussion centered on recent break-ins downtown and what can be done about it. One person talked about theft of gas from her U-Haul trucks at her shop on Broadway. ...

 

2012 Homecoming court announced

Remember that the Glenwood School is looking for volunteers to help with their African Enrichment Day on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Specifically people with sewing machine skills are being asked to help...

 

Residents urged to attend water system project meeting

Susan and Jim Wright have returned from a Christmas Holiday in Ogden, Utah with their two sons and families.  Shane and wife Laura, both members of the U.S. Air Force and daughter Katie and Alexis ar...

 

Gwin to present 2012 programs at Centerville Grange

The Lyle Hotel is closing for at least a month to give its proprietors a well deserved time off. Hood River Bridge toll has been raised to $1 for standard vehicle, one way. The Lyle Lions Club would l...

 

Winter Eagles soar over Klickitat River; garden workshops at Goldendale Grange

One beautiful sight this time of year is seeing all the bald eagles along the Klickitat River. You can almost stop anywhere along the river, and if you look real hard you may see an immature (brown)...

 

Governor pushes for same-sex marriage law

Republican leaders are warning that a push for same-sex marriage legislation will worsen the already difficult legislative session that begins next week, but Gov. Christine Gregoire says she isn’t...

 

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