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EXTENDING THE LONG ARM OF THE LAW

Goldendale police officers were sworn in during Monday's cross-commissioning ceremonies. Sheriff Bob Songer administered the oath, which gives...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 2, 2016

School board meets to consider failed bond's future

A post-mortem was conducted on the late school bond vote at a special Goldendale School District meeting Friday at the Middle School library....

 

Local student wins $1,000 scholarship

Seven pieces by high school artists from south central Washington will be advancing to OSPI's statewide Superintendent's High School Art Show later...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 2, 2016

Fabled pizza shop sets new course

For those who decried the passing of Goldendale's original Hometown Pizza to owners who many felt did not maintain standards, Pete's Pizza is here to...

 
 By LaVendrick Smith    News    March 2, 2016

Washington's Voting Rights Act seen as cautiously hopeful

After four unsuccessful attempts by lawmakers in past sessions, sponsors of a state Voting Rights Act remain optimistic about action this year. An...

 

Police make arrests in assault case

Goldendale Police responded to a call of an assault in progress at the 100 block of East Brooks, Saturday afternoon. When Officer Mike Smith arrived, the victim was outside the home and pointing in...

 

Driver falls asleep, 3,900 gallons of gasoline dumps on roadway

SR14 was shut down for more than 10 hours on Sunday following an accident just west of Roosevelt. The driver of a tanker truck carrying about 11,300 gallons of gasoline fell asleep, according to...

 

KC Dems to hold candidate debate

The Klickitat County Democratic Party will host a debate between Angela Marx and Dave McDevitt, both Democratic candidates for US Congress in Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. Each candidate...

 

Turkey dinner and floor show will kick off Ogden's 2016 optometric mission

The opportunity to reach beyond your borders to help someone will be presented on Saturday, March 12 at the Goldendale Middle School when Dr. James...

 
 By Derek Wiley    Community    March 2, 2016

TIMELESS

The Dalles Theater Company is presenting "Alice in Wonderland", a rollicking play that's fun for all ages, this Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and...

 

Goldendale High School first semester honor roll announced

Goldendale High School announced its first semester honor roll. Any member of the student body is eligible for the honor roll, provided the listed criteria have been fully met: 1) Must be enrolled in...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - March 7, 1991 Mike Henslee, a shift foreman at Columbia Aluminum’s cast house, gained the company honors as Employee of the Month for March. Henslee’s involvement at Columbia...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 2, 2016

North Korea has sabotaged the American election

The current state of the American presidential election campaign is North Korea’s fault. The wayward nation set off a nuclear bomb test not long... Full story

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    March 2, 2016

Religion and politics are oil and water

To the Editor: My month-ago letter regarding Islamic state (ISIS) recruitment received a response alleging kowtowing to ISIS. This misinterpretation clearly indicates the need to further detail my...

 

GigaFlood, story of Lake Missoula flood coming to Discovery Center

GigaFlood, the story of the epic floods that carved out the Washington scablands and the Columbia River Gorge, will be presented at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum, March 25, from 6...

 

Fire Department appreciation dinner March 5 at High Prairie

March is here and that means the Lyle Lions Club First Saturday Breakfast! I've enjoyed their omelets but the pancakes are special... and the...

 

East End News

The Alder Creek Grange and the local Goodwill Society will sponsor a Bingo Night Friday March 11, at the Bickleton Grange Hall. The Goodwill Society will serve a chicken and noodle dinner 5 to 7...

 

Spelling bee a-buzz in Glenwood, March 16 taco feed to benefit injured logger

The multipurpose room was abuzz on Feb. 23, when the Glenwood Honor Society held their 2016 Spelling Bee. The group dressed in bee costumes, used...

 

Commission takes action on listing status of four wildlife species

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to keep greater sage-grouse and western gray squirrels on the state’s threatened species list and snowy plovers and northern spotted owls on the...

 

WDFW works with forest landowners to help recover fishers in Washington

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and forest landowners are preparing to move forward on a joint strategy to help protect the fisher, a member of the weasel family currently under...

 

East District Court

February 9, 2016 Felicia Marie Mayer; DWLS 3rd Degree (09/10/15); Guilty plea. Jail 90/90 Suspended; Fine/Fees $275., 12 months probation. Jill Michella Nevins; No Contact/Protection Order Viol...

 

From the best seat in the house

As much fun as basketball and wrestling have been, the mild weather (brief as it may be) has me yearning to get back outdoors for spring sports....

 

Goldendale racer living up to his name as the Best

Goldendale is home to a champion racer. Blake Best, a 15 year old student at Goldendale High School and he is a moto-cross bike racer. Best has been...

 

Cougars stopped by Colton in Regionals

It was a long shot for the Lyle-Wishram girls in their Regional basketball playoff game against Colton. In the battle of Wildcats versus Cougars, it was the Wildcats showing why they are the seven...

 

Club volleyball team wins Hood River tourney

Goldendale’s U-18 volleyball team won the Hood River tournament on Sunday. It was the second tournament title for the team and came over a six team entry. Goldendale’s two U-12 teams were also in...

 

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