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Klickitat caboose gets new residence

A lonely caboose took a trip to Klickitat last week, finding a permanent home across from the Klickitat Community Center, ending 23 years of...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 29, 2012

BPA said to be paying unfairly

While residents in Klickitat County are being offered relatively pittance from the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for rights of way for a new p...

 

Bickleton working on water system

The Bickleton Community Council (BCC) is applying for a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to help fund their Water System Plan...

 

Council votes for west side improvement project with block grant

The west side of Goldendale could be seeing a facelift sooner rather than later. The City Council Tuesday approved the submission of an application to...

 

Eager for jobs

Students at the Goldendale primary school fill out forms for jobs that interest them at Wednesday’s school Job Fair. Jobs included waiter/waitress,...

 

Jaycees and Chamber winners

Winners at last Thursday’s Jaycees Awards were: Outstanding Boss: Martin Ibarra (daughter Alma accepted on his behalf); Outstanding Business:...

 

This week's most wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Jay Palmer. Palmer, 36, is wanted for attempt to elude police, hit and run, driving with suspended license and...

 

David Anderson

David Gray Anderson died Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the Klickitat Valley Hospital in Goldendale. Dave was born in Alberta, Canada on November 24,... Full story

 

Agnes Ritzschke

Agnes Laura (Jutzi) Ritzschke passed away peacefully in Goldendale, on February 26, 2012. Agnes was born April 18, 1911, the youngest of four... Full story

 

KCSAR honors volunteer and rookie of the year

Klickitat County Search and Rescue (KCSAR) members acknowledge two of their own for 2011 achievements at their January meeting. Russ Patton was named...

 

Harry Smith

A memorial service for Harry Smith, 85, of Wishram, will be held March 10, at 1 p.m. in the Wishram Community Church. Interment will be at Skyline Cemetery in Portland. He was born Oct. 31, 1926, in... Full story

 

Gaston Koerner Engagement

Taylor Tynell Gaston and Joseph Kane Koerner have announced their engagement. Taylor is a 2011 graduate of Goldendale High School and the daughter of...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – February 26, 1987 • Construction will begin on a new Goldendale Middle School within a few weeks, now that the School Board has awarded a contract. The Board voted unanimously to...

 

Does the BPA care what it does only when it has to?

“We’re the phone company,” comedienne Lily Tomlin used to snicker on TV’s Laugh-In. “We don’t care. We don’t have to.” Her satirical...

 

More on what it takes to keep purchases in the local business community

Goldendale had good news to share at the last Java Talk meeting, on Feb. 17. The west side of the city may get some much-needed improvement soon if a grant goes through for the project, according to...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    February 29, 2012

Happy Birthday, Walter Cronkite, new Washington territory

Feb. 29: 1504—Native Americans give supplies to Christopher Columbus after he uses his knowledge of a lunar eclipse to amaze them. 1916—South Carolina raises the minimum working age for mine,...

 

Decision made to close Lyle Methodist Church, donate building to Twin Bridges Museum

Well, folks I’ve got good news and I’ve got bad news. The bad news first. The beautiful “Little White Church on the Hill”, that has accommodated more than a hundred years of service to the...

 

Children’s theater to include Glenwood students

Congratulations to the TLG high school basketball teams on the completion of another fun season. While the boys’ team season ended during district play; the girls’ team went on to compete in regio...

 

Pancake benefit, spring tea coming in March

The Talent Show was a big success!  All ages participated--music of all kinds; piano, horns, drums, poetry, opera, card tricks, even Sonny and Cher showed up to participate. Get ready for our annual...

 

TL business association to consider grant applications

I saw a robin today, a really good sign that Spring is on its way.  This column seems to be full of opportunities available to the community.  Some of the information will be disseminated at the...

 

Looking for 101 things to do in Goldendale

Congratulations to The Glass Onion Restaurant in Goldendale for receiving the 2011 award from “The Best of the Gorge” for Best Restaurant Atmosphere. You can check out the atmosphere there in...

 

Bazzel honored as hero for fire animal rescues

Goldendale resident Melody Bazzel will be recognized as the Animal Rescue Hero at the 15th annual Southwest Washington Real Heroes Breakfast on March 9. Bazzel’s award states that “In September,...

 

City branch pick-up service offered

After recent damage to local trees due to heavy snow/ice accumulation and recent high winds, the City of Goldendale has offered to assist local residents with clean-up by providing curbside branch...

 

Mayor wants new flag, logo

The City of Goldendale is looking for new representation, graphically. Mayor Clint Baze said at a recent Chamber Forum Luncheon that he wants a contest for a new logo and flag for the city. “I want...

 

Gray’s art selected for state competition

Seven pieces by area high school artists will be advancing to OSPI’s statewide Superintendent’s High School Art Show later this spring after...

 

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