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Articles from the April 13, 2011 edition

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Fire on the corner

Firefighters work to put out a blaze at the corner of Columbus Avenue and Railroad Avenue Saturday. The fire began in the garage behind the Columbus...

 

Home and Garden Show returns

The Home and Garden Show is back. The popular annual event is at the county fairgrounds this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. With more than 60 vendors, lots of informative workshops, food, and fun, the...

 

Farmers’ Market will still open on Mother’s Day

The newly renamed Goldendale Farmers’ Market has announced it will open on Mother’s Day weekend this year, reversing an earlier decision to open later in the year. In anticipation of the opening,...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 13, 2011

Treasurer takes issue with assessor interview

An interview with Klickitat County Assessor Darlene Johnson was aired on Portland station KATU-TV on April 1. Three days later, Klickitat County...

 

Presby getting ready to open

The Presby Museum is putting on a much-needed new roof. The popular attraction opens this Friday....

 

Fire season rules go into effect April 15

According to state law, wildfire season officially begins April 15. in Washington. The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds people prevention measures to protect life and...

 

Infant and six others OK after wreck on Highway 97

An infant passenger was the only uninjured person when a van with seven passengers was involved in a one-car accident on Highway 97, at milepost 32,...

 

Dorothy Ann Wilson

Dorothy Ann Wilson, of Goldendale, died peacefully at her home Saturday, April 9, 2011. She was born in Prescott, Oct. 23, 1934, to Lelia May and...

 

Raffle for a new roof

A raffle drawing for a hand-made quilt will be held to benefit the Goldendale Masonic Lodge 31. The Goldendale Masonic Lodge was established in 1880,...

 

Road improvements to include Broadway

A stretch of Broadway is getting a fresh coat of pavement. Otherwise known as State Route 142, part of the street will be repaved this summer, with completion anticipated by fall, according to the...

 

Swim for free on April Pools Day

National April Pool’s Day is coming to Goldendale! Get ready for swimming, fishing, boating and other water activities by bringing your family to the season opening of the Central Klickitat County...

 

Funds raised for PRC

The Goldendale Pregnancy Resource Center had a fundraising event a few weeks ago, hosted by Silpada Jewelry representative Jeannene Herrera and Meaghan Moody, a local resident in Goldendale. Candi...

 

Run, walk, bike event concludes spring break

The GHS Varsity Dance team sponsored a fun run/walk Saturday, April 9 to finish out Spring Break. About a dozen people turned out for the event, and...

 

Lakes stocked for big April 30 fishing season opener

This month Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) fish hatchery crews will finish stocking more than 20 million fish in Washington waterways before the state’s single biggest fishing...

 

Fish and Wildlife Commission approves new hunting rules

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved new hunting rules for deer, elk and other game animals during an April 8-9 public meeting. The commission, which sets policy for the Washington...

 

Why it costs more to remodel than to build a new school

Goldendale taxpayers are faced with a choice: remodel the high school building, at a cost greater than it would be to build a new high school, or build a new one. It costs more to remodel due in part...

 

What can we afford?

To the Editor: Have you taken a good look at your tax statement lately? My husband and I looked over ours very carefully and figured out that 22 percent of our tax money goes to Goldendale School and...

 

Feed the Hungry feeds 100 people

To the Editor: Recently, Feed the Hungry, part of the People Helping People program of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, served 100 meals to people who needed food. The cafeteria area of the...

 
 By Ron Kinsella    Opinion    April 13, 2011

Time to stop living in fantasy

To the Editor: The government keeps telling us inflation is under control, and their policies are keeping it that way. Let’s look at some of the things they don’t consider when determining the CPI...

 

Fair treatment at assessor’s office

To the Editor: Hearing of the conflict over property taxes in Klickitat County, we took our tax file to the assessor’s office for review and they made an adjustment to our benefit to our property...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    April 13, 2011

Civil War starts, Lincoln assassinated

April 13: 1861—Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederates after 34 hours. On the same date in 1865, Jefferson Davis writes in diary: “Perhaps this wasn’t a good idea after all.” Born: Robert...

 

You gotta see the Got Talent show!

Everyone should plan to head on down to the school for Glenwood’s Got Talent show on April 13, at 6:30 p.m. Our community members possess some amazing talents—so be sure to attend this free...

 

Home & Garden show starts Friday

Don’t forget to check out the Haystack Broadcasting Goldendale Home and Garden Show this weekend, Friday through Sunday, April 15, 16 and 17 at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds Joan Frey Arena. On F...

 

LHS seniors building cement BBQ at park

Doesn’t Lyle look spiffy now that everyone cleared their lawns and areas of debris? There were approximately 150 yards brought to the Clean Up and hauled off to the transfer station in Dallesport. S...

 

TL Run/Walk to benefit school; Mt. Adams bike tour offers 105 mi. loop

It looks as if spring is finally springing forth in Trout Lake. The spring beauties are blooming, creating attractive patches of light pink in an otherwise brown post winter landscape. Robins have...

 

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