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 News    May 9, 2012

Whoo goes there?

A mother horned owl flanks her two babies Monday in a nest high in a tree near Goldendale....

 

Wild crash wrecks two cars and portion of house on Pipeline

There was mayhem on Pipeline early Friday morning. Resident’s were awakened by the sounds of a crash as a minivan missed the turn and two vehicles...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 9, 2012

Eclipses, rare transit are events to observe

Steve Stout has been at the Goldendale Observatory for 386.46 lunations. “A lunation is a lunar phase,” he told the Greater Goldendale Chamber of...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 9, 2012

City talks about signs to get around town

Nearly everyone has a GPS in their car, or at least a smartphone with the capability. However, some would say that little towns like Goldendale are...

 
 News    May 9, 2012

Post office food drive collects this Saturday

On Saturday, May 12, the Goldendale Post Office will be participating in the national letter carriers food drive. Last year the drive collected more than 5,000 pounds of donations for the local food...

 
 News    May 9, 2012

Farmers’ Market opens for season Saturday

Daffodils are blooming, the sun has been shining, and the Farmers’ Market opens this weekend. Just in time for Mother’s Day, the market will be featuring a card-making demonstration at 11 a.m.,...

 

More dogs surrendered by breeder

The Oregon Humane Society (OHS) acquired 40 Shar Pei dogs from a Goldendale resident who claims he bred the dogs in the past. David Calvin...

 

Powers arraigned, trial date set

Cheri Powers pled not guilty to sexual misconduct at her arraignment Monday, May 7. Her trial date is set for July 18 but is subject to change. Powers was arrested April 26 and charged with sexual...

 

Glenwood resident found guilty

A jury deliberated less than one hour on April 5 before finding Kirt Anthony McPherson, 32, of Glenwood, guilty of four counts of Assault in the Second Degree – Deadly Weapon, one involving...

 

Special honors

A representative (left) from the Northwestern Region Conference of the Soroptimists presents LeAnn Walker (center) from Goldendale its Womens...

 

Midnight Sky

The Goldendale High School Prom was held on April 28 at Centerville School, which was decorated by the junior class.  Kaylie Stalcup reported,...

 

Gerald Flake

Gerald "Jerry" Flake, native of Indiana and long-time resident of Klickitat, passed away Saturday April 28, 2012, from complications of early-onset Alzheimer's Disease. He was 64 years old. He was...

 

Marian Goforth

Marian Marie McCauley-Goforth, 87, a resident of Wishram, passed away at a local hospital in The Dalles on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. She was born May 18,...

 

Debra Ann Groves

Debra Ann Marie Groves age 56, a resident of Hood River, Oregon, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 4th, 2012 at 4:17 a.m. at the Hopewell House...

 

Wonderworks announces Spring Family Fest

Wonderworks Children’s Museum of the Gorge hosts its second annual Spring Family Fest on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The new home of Wonderworks, located at 206 Madison Street, The...

 
 By Dave Barta    Opinion    May 9, 2012

GMS students getting new topics, new types of teaching

“What if there was a class where curiosity ruled? Where you learned not only how things worked, but how you might make them work better? Where the biggest challenge was between you and your...

 
 By Mark Philipsen    Opinion    May 9, 2012

The people are qualified

To the Editor: In reference to the report on the April 20 Java Talk last week discussing I-502: my concern is with the Goldendale police chief talking as if the “people” were unqualified to pass...

 
 By Myrna Melzer    Opinion    May 9, 2012

Museum in Moro bursting with color

To the Editor: To my great surprise as I opened the door to the Sherman County Historical Museum this week, I stepped into the most glorious burst of color I’ve ever witnessed! The Museum in Moro...

 
 By Richard O Teal    Opinion    May 9, 2012

New health care law attack on freedom

To the Editor: When the Obama administration’s healthcare financing plan was signed into law, President Obama and Congress promised that funds under the new law would not cover abortions. This has...

 
 By Sarah Tebbs    Opinion    May 9, 2012

Trees to disappear from cemetery

To the Editor: It has come to my attention that there are plans to cut down every single tree in Goldendale’s Mountain View (IOOF) Cemetery. Many citizens of the area are concerned about this...

 

Don’t miss Glenwood School’s annual spring concert Wednesday

The annual spring concert will be held Wednesday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the gym. Debbie Allaway will direct the hour-long program featuring all of Glenwood School’s music students. Beginning and...

 

Kindergarten roundup Friday; Catlink finds new home in Lyle

Catlink, an all-volunteer division of Rowena Wildlife Clinic, has moved its spay/neuter clinic from The Dalles to the Lyle Activity Center. The clinic processed 2431 cats last year with 204 of those f...

 

Soroptimists spring plant sale Saturday

It is so nice to see fun things happening in town as well as a couple new businesses opening this month. Don’t forget to come to the Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce’s next Town Hall...

 

Can-do attitude surrounds Chamber’s Town Hall meetings

Outdoor Life, May 2012 issue, listed Goldendale as one of the 35 best sporting towns in America. A couple of months ago Outdoor Life contacted the Chamber asking for area hunting and fishing...

 

GMS honor roll released

Goldendale Middle School released the names of students achieving honor roll status for the third quarter. Included are: Eighth grade: Connor Abbott, Alexis Baken, Jesse Bartkowski, Madeline Bartz,...

 

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