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Articles from the March 11, 2020 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 11, 2020

Schroder coronated as Rodeo Queen

Natalie Schroder reigns as this year's Klickitat County Rodeo Queen, and she seems a natural for the job. And Quincy, her 21-year-old horse, helped a...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 11, 2020

County, city , hospitals make preparations for coronavirus

A hastily called meeting of Klickitat County health officials last Friday focused on local prevention of the coronavirus. The primary message: if...

 
 By LEONA VAUGHNN    News    March 11, 2020

Sex ed bill passes Legislature

A bill requiring sex education in Washington public schools and that sparked fiery controversy is about to become law. Senate Bill 5395 requires all public schools in Washington state to give public s...

 

So long from an old friend

A longtime Goldendale resident and beloved friend to so many people “writes” his last report. Will you recognize him before the end of this story? I was born and raised in Cleveland. I hated it!...

 

New quilt shop fulfills 3 C's

If you are a quilter, you no longer have to trek out of town for your quilting materials. 3C Fabric, owned by Debby Culver, is now open in the conveni...

 

Pence arrives at 'epicenter' of outbreak

On the day Washington state recorded its 11th death from the COVID-19 virus, Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Pierce County to meet with Gov. Jay...

 

Council amends Goodnoe agreement

The main item of business at last Monday night’s Goldendale City Council meeting was to vote on an amendment to the city’s agreement with Goodnoe Development, which bought the former Mt. Adams...

 

Arrest made in Murdock burglary

On March 4 at 3:03 a.m. the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm call at the Bud Hut, located in Murdock. Upon arrival, Sergeant Fred Kilian found that there was a broken window...

 

FFA convention

LEADERS EMERGING: Goldendale FFA Officers and Committee Members Sandra Crook, Grace Hanning, Kyhlie Linder, Vanaesa Ontiveros, Natalie Schroder,...

 

DOJ launches nursing home initiative

Substandard nursing homes around the country are being targeted by the Department of Justice. The announcement was made in Spokane Tuesday by William D. Hyslop, United States Attorney for the Eastern...

 

Trout Lake student in national GeoBee

The National Geographic Society named Anders Daly, a fifth grader at Trout Lake School in Trout Lake, as one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2020 National Geographic GeoBee State...

 

EM Corner: what's it like to be an EMT?

Did you ever see an ambulance parked somewhere and wonder what it is like to work as an EMT or Paramedic in Klickitat County? Klickitat County EMS District 1 employs 18 full time EMTs and Paramedics w...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Wrong impression U.S. health insurance lobbying, with an information vacuum and misinformation regarding our Canadian neighbor, has obscured important facts about their single-payer universal health...

 

Fugitive sought, may be feral

Be on the lookout for an escapee. The incident happened late last month, and the perp has been on the run since then. Although not reported dangerous, the fugitive could be trying to locate a hiding...

 

Looking Back

February 24, 1900 – 120 Years Ago A new hotel at Bickleton is now about completed, being ready for the painters. It is a large two-story structure, fronting on the main street, and is a credit to...

 

GFD building volunteer program

The Goldendale Fire Department is building a Fire Corps volunteer program in which community members can use their individual talents and skills to support various non-emergency task, including but... Full story

 

Mosbrucker's sheriff vacancy bill heads to governor; school bus study, Travis alert funded in proposed budget

A bill that would expand the list of people eligible to fill vacant positions within a county sheriff's office is on its way to the governor after receiving unanimous support in the state House and...

 
 By LEONA VAUGHNN    News    March 11, 2020

Legislature bans single-use plastic bags

Consumers will need to remember to bring their own reusable shopping bags if they want to avoid the fee that a new law will put on plastic bags. Senate Bill 5323 will ban retailers and grocers from...

 

Pool opens next week

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District (CKCPRD) is getting ready for the 2020 season and will open the swimming pool on March 20 with limited hours until school is out for the... Full story

 

East District Court

February 20, 2020 • Dana Michael McElheran Jr: Negligent Fire-Spread (7/26/2019);Guilty Plea, jail 90/89 suspended, restitution $36,809.25, 12 months probation. • Christopher John Nanez: Driving...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    March 11, 2020

Animal Companion: Retail rescue risks

Elimination of the canine rabies virus variant from the United States required approximately five decades and hundreds of millions of dollars. Imported cases present an ongoing opportunity for...

 
 By LEONA VAUGHNN    News    March 11, 2020

New laws deal with arrests at courthouses, hairstyles, and domestic workers

Several bills poised to become signed into law this session would directly affect many Washington residents. House Bill 2567, which would outlaw arrests for civil matters at court houses unless there...

 

Ecology Youth Corps needs help cleaning up litter on roadways

Plenty of litter has accumulated on roadways across Central Washington over the winter that needs picking up. While many are thinking it’s time for some “spring cleaning” around their homes,...

 

Amid protesters, Satanists meet on Capitol steps

Congregants from the Seattle-based Satanic Temple of Washington drew a crowd of prayerful onlookers last Friday as they hoisted their pentagram and...

 

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