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Bickleton holds drive-by birthday celebration

There have been many birthday celebrations for Ada Ruth Whitmore, lifetime resident of Bickleton, Washington, but none so unique as her 90th she...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 13, 2020

Sheriff says he won't enforce some distancing orders

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer-already a national public figure for his defiance of enforcing Initiative-1639-now says he will refuse to enforce...

 

Five counties move into Phase 2

Friday Washington State Secretary of Health John Wiesman approved applications from Columbia, Garfield, Lincoln, Ferry, and Pend Oreille counties to...

 

PSE to buy renewable natural gas from KPUD Roosevelt

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) has signed an agreement with Klickitat Public Utility District (KPUD) to purchase renewable natural gas starting in July of...

 

County issues 'Employers' Guide to safe reopening

The Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management in Unified Command with The Public Health Department Monday issued what it calls the “Employers’ Guide to Reopening Safely.” The agencies...

 

HHS awards funds to expand COVID-19 testing in Washington

Thursday, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), awarded $20,701,398 to 27 health centers in Washington, to expand...

 

County bans burning in Zone 2

Klickitat County is establishing a ban on outdoor burning for Klickitat County Burn Ban Zone Two defined as lands between the Klickitat County Fire...

 

New county cases reported

Klickitat County saw an increase in confirmed positive cases over the weekend. Public Health has confirmed cases 20, 21, and 22, according to the Klickitat County in Unified Command Emergency...

 

Yakama Nation receives CARES Act funding

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—CARES Act—provides funding to workers and families, small businesses, and governments for economic relief during the COVID-19 crisis. This...

 

Emmelene Alta (Briggs) Valdez May 6, 1936 – April 30, 2020

Emmelene Alta (Briggs) Valdez, passed away peacefully at her home in Glenwood, Washington, on April 30, 2020. She was born to Alton and Emma... Full story

 

Daniel Hopkins

Daniel Loyal Hopkins passed away at his home in Goldendale on May 3, 2020, at the age of 73. He was born on March 24, 1947 in Portland, Oregon, to Loyal Burdette Hopkins, Jr. and Mary Louise (Carter)... Full story

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    May 13, 2020

Looking Back

May 1, 1890 – 130 Years Ago One of our handsomest young ladies was terribly upset by a little mistake she made the other day. Going in a hurry for some flour to a store on Main Street, she took...

 

Hedges named principal for Primary School

Goldendale School District Superintendent Ellen Perconti last Wednesday released statement announcing the new principal for the Goldendale Primary School: “Angie Hedges has agreed to be the next...

 

Brending graduates from Boise State University

Corrie Brending, of White Salmon, Washington, graduated with a Master of Public Administration from Boise State University on May 9. Brending was among nearly 2,800 students eligible for degrees....

 
 By Michael Black    Opinion    May 13, 2020

From a Pastor's Heart

I have the privilege of writing to the community of Goldendale from the Goldendale Christian Fellowship. We are pastors and leaders from many of the churches here in Goldendale. Today I write to you...

 

Ketchum Kalf Rodeo cancelled

Our community was rocked by the announcement that the Glenwood Ketchum Kalf Rodeo will not take place this year. The Rodeo Association Board of Directors made the difficult decision to cancel this yea...

 

Lyle Merc reopens

The Green Space at the Lyle Activity Center is the location (corner of 3rd and Klickitat St. in Lyle) for fresh, environmentally safe vegetables and fruit being brought there by Mobile Farmers...

 

FFA to plant flowers at businesses

The Goldendale FFA is planning to plant annual flowers in the barrels in front of downtown business on Monday, May 18. The City of Goldendale has purchased the wave petunias, calibrachoa, and potato...

 

Restaurants open for delivery and take-out

Following is the Goldendale restaurant delivery and take-out guide, current as of May 11: American Legion—for members and their guests only 108 N Grant (enter building around the corner on...

 

Local governments to receive nearly $300 million in relief

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced local governments will soon receive their portion of nearly $300 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    May 13, 2020

Companion Animal: The tether tither 1

Dogs are the most diverse species on the planet. Due to human intervention over what scientist now estimate could be as long as 30,000 years, dogs came to be in more sizes and shapes than any other...

 
 By John Kruse    News    May 13, 2020

The Washington Outdoors Report: Prime time for trout

The April 25 lowland lakes trout opener didn't go off as scheduled, but fish plants did all over Washington this spring, and the weeks ahead should...

 

Legals for May 13, 2020

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KLICKITAT COUNTY Estate of ) )No. 20-4-00009-20 JACK F. EBELING,) )PROBATE NOTICE TO Deceased.)CREDITORS )RCW 11.40.030 The Personal Representative named below has...

 

Fairgrounds to serve as temporary COVID sheltering

Thursday, May 14 The Klickitat County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) today announced it is establishing voluntary COVID-19 sheltering housing at the county fairgrounds in Goldendale. “With the... Full story

 

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