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Oil train spill reheats debate

The train that jumped off the rails near Mosier Friday apparently was stopped by an emergency brake that wasn't meant to be engaged. Eleven oil cars...

 

Chamber building edging toward completion

Tons of leftover construction rubble was cleaned up and hauled away and a broken water main was repaired by Chamber volunteers last weekend at the...

 

BIG REWARD

Students at Lyle Primary School in Dallesport celebrated their accomplishments in the reading challenge and SBAC standardized assessments by feasting...

 
 By Shelby Taylor    News    June 8, 2016

VA health services for county still struggling

It is well known that veterans may utilize state and federal funded programs to pursue primary care, mental health, surgeries, and other basic health... Full story

 
 By Shelby Taylor    News    June 8, 2016

Fireball meteor lights up night sky over county

A fiery meteor-bright enough to be classified as a fireball-came crashing into the atmosphere over Goldendale on June 3, only a day after a similar... Full story

 

CITY'S FOR A SONG

The City of Goldendale now owns this massive truck that the fire department got for free from the Department of Natural Resources. It's a 2002 M-1088...

 

County, states activate 'Cascadia Rising' emergency test exercise

Emergency Operations and Coordination Centers (EOC) at all levels of government and the private sector in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho were activated yesterday and will continue through June 10 as...

 

Identity thief identified, nabbed

• One company’s vetting of its prospective renters has resulted in the arrest of a man who had been living off stolen identification. A...

 

GPS GETS SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Goldendale Primary School was recognized at the Washington Statewide School Awards Ceremony in Union Gap on Tuesday, May 10. GPS received an award...

 

KCSO vehicle struck by semi

Traffic was disrupted on Highway 14 north of Goldendale for several hours following a collision between a semi and a Klickitat County Sheriff’s Department vehicle. The accident was still being...

 

Louie Lyle White

Louie Lyle White, 32, of Midland, Texas died May 20, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident involving a drunk driver.... Full story

 

Emma Catherine (Veelle) Goddard

Emma was born on November 9, 1926 at Molalla, Oregon to Emil G. Veelle and Clara (Walch) Veelle. Emma was the oldest of 11 siblings. She passed away... Full story

 

Legends Casino donates $28,000 to county programs

Each year, Legends Casino celebrates its anniversary and the kick-off of summer with a grant distribution to local nonprofit organizations. On...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - June 6, 1991 For eight years, Cliff “Poot” Granum has the American Legion Memorial Day Flag Ceremony without a hitch. Months prior to the weekend honoring veterans he and other...

 

A knit in the park

Attention knitters! June 18 is Worldwide Knit in Public Day. All area knitters are invited to bring a chair and knitting to join fellow enthusiasts for a fun time under the knitting canopy.  This...

 
 By Dough Herlihy    Opinion    June 8, 2016

There's something in the air about the Goldendale airport

Out on the road past the Klickitat Fairground lies the quiet Goldendale City Airport. Some days the only activity is passing tumbleweed. Owned by the City of Goldendale, it sits in the county beyond c...

 
 By Grady Bradley    Opinion    June 8, 2016

America will have to get along without me

To the Editor: If ever there were a time when I would vote for one Presidential candidate simply to stop the other candidate from winning, this would be that time. I’ve voted in every Presidential e...

 

What happened to pride?

To the Editor: The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce is working very hard to encourage visitors to come to Goldendale. They want visitors to come, spend some time, and become acquainted...

 
 By Chase Green    Community    June 8, 2016

Klickitat & Lyle TADAA! Go to Washington State Spring Youth Forum

On Wednesday, May 18, the Klickitat & Lyle TADAA (Teens Against Drugs and Alcohol Abuse) groups headed to the Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, WA...

 

Nostalgic Warbirds fly in at Dallesport Airport

On June 18, a “Fly In” is planned, hosted by the Dallesport Volunteer Fire Fighters Association and Gorge Aviation Services. This event will include the P-51 Mustang, F4-U Corsair and the T-6 Texa...

 

Bull Bash to open Ketchum Kalf Rodeo on Friday, June 17

Despite the blustery weather on Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, Glenwood Grange #94 observed the days of remembrance by serving coffee and cookies to visitors at Mt. Adams Cemetery. This...

 

Wishram School awards announced

Wishram School has announced its honors winners and second semester performance leaders. Gavyn Nelson is the 2015-16 Valedictorian and MaeLynn Luke is Salutatorian for Wishram School. Honor Roll:...

 

East District Court

May 19, 2016 • Kathy Lynn Arvan; speeding 10 mph over (4/25/16). Committed $75. • Leanne Lynne Houston; speeding 15 mph over (4/18/16). Committed $90. • Ignacio Ramos Macias; speeding 12 mph...

 

Golf Classic raises funds for GHS wrestling and football

The annual Grappler and Pigskin Classic golf tournament was held at the Goldendale Golf Club, Sunday. Proceeds from the event support the Goldendale...

 

Kali Watson junior archery winner at State

Klickitat County 4-H shooting sports members earned medals at the State archery and air gun competition in Eaton-ville. The team came close to dominat...

 

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