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Articles from the June 15, 2011 edition

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Klickitat County men die in plane crash

Three people, including two from Klickitat County, were killed in a plane crash early Sunday in Eastern Oregon. Pilot Gerald Hunter, 74, and passenger Ned Kayser, 53, were of Klickitat County....

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 15, 2011

Active Shooter program focuses on school scenario

Goldendale Police Department (GPD) officers were out for revenge during Saturday’s fourth annual Active Shooter training. This year it was held at t...

 

Eating fish more than a culinary decision

Would you eat something called “slimehead?” What if it were named “Orange Roughy,” would you eat it then? Many do, even if they don’t know...

 

New and old names among candidates for city, county offices

Candidates have filed for offices in Goldendale and elsewhere in the county. In Goldendale, four candidates have filed for mayor: incumbent Arletta Parton is running against Clint Baze, Michael...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 15, 2011

GHS graduates receive almost $300,000 in scholarships

The commencement ceremonies for Goldendale High School went smoothly and quickly, lasting only an hour and 15 minutes. A total of $295,608 was...

 

Dog walk for friends

A 4-H Cares Dog Walk Fundraiser organized by 4-H Friends 4-Ever Club, earned $393.56 to help American Red Cross Tornado and Flood victims. Money was...

 

Glen Tubbs

Glen “Buzzy” Eddie Tubbs, 46, a resident of The Dalles, Ore., died at his home on Sunday, June 5, 2011. He was born in White Salmon, on Dec. 21,... Full story

 

Ivan Stanley

Ivan “Guy” Stanley died Friday, June 10, 2011 at his home in Roosevelt. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 17 at 1 p.m. at the Goldendale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family... Full story

 

New LDS bishop

David Bischoff, a resident of Goldendale since May 1999, has been named the new bishop of the LDS church, a position formerly held by Mike Canon, of Goldendale. David and his family moved from...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- June 20, 1991 • A Boise Cascade plan to spray carbonyl and diesel over 11,500 acres of land infected with spruce budworm was halted by an administrative judge last Friday....

 

Jam sessions start Monday

The Monday night jam session on the sidewalk by Dr. Ogden’s office is scheduled to begin on June 20. The music will begin at 7 p.m. and go for an hour- or maybe more. All musicians who are...

 

Gourley graduates

Rebecca Gourley of Goldendale graduated June 9, from Yakima Valley Community College with honors. She was on the Dean’s List every quarter during her first two years of college. She is also a...

 

Lyle meeting to discuss possible clinic site in Lyle

The Lyle community is hosting a public meeting Thursday, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lyle Lions Club. It is to discuss the levy Skyline is going to resubmit and the possibility of the hospital...

 

Bloom-Poorman Engagement

Sydney Bloom of Goldendale, and Chris Poorman of Monroe, Ore., have announced their plans to marry August 13, 2011, in Monroe. Sydney is the daughter...

 
 By Mike Demott    Opinion    June 15, 2011

Your small business financial resume

Applying for a loan is a lot like applying for a job. Both require that you have adequate history that will give the interviewer/lender a reason to believe you are the right choice over the other appl...

 

Mixup in date on revaluation notice

To the Editor: Homeowners in Klickitat County will be receiving another blue Revaluation Notice in the mail this week. Unfortunately, the postcard notices that were sent on June 2 incorrectly stated t...

 

Others getting raw deal on valuations?

To the Editor: Wondering about the new property assessment notices that have been mailed out? Did anyone else (besides us) have their property values increase by 75 percent on land that is subpar for...

 
 By Paul Dunn    Opinion    June 15, 2011

Lower property valuation doesn’t mean lower taxes

To the Editor: This past week many of you, like myself, received a little card in the mail from County Assessor Darlene Johnson regarding the new assessed value for 2012. What many of you will notice...

 
 By Mary Nygaard    Opinion    June 15, 2011

Goodbye, Lavina

To the Editor: I was saddened to read this week that my friend, Lavina Washines, had recently passed away. I offer her many friends and relatives my condolences. As we often do when we lose a friend,...

 

Fund is still sound

To the Editor: There is a Social Security Trust Fund, and it holds over $2 billion in non-negotiable Treasury Bills. All of us who work or have worked have paid in anywhere from 5 percent to 7.2...

 

Great weather, crowd at Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo

Another great Pioneer Picnic has come and gone. President Darrell Seely's speech, or maybe you would call it a "roast," was enjoyed by all. The...

 

B-ball tournament and bagpipes new addition to Community Days

The snow has just about disappeared from The Simcoes, so we know what that means! It’s time to get the warm crops into the garden. Jack Bostick is sorry he couldn’t have his May weather...

 

Celebrate dad at Ketchum Kalf this weekend

The chute gates will bust open on the 77th Ketchum Kalf Rodeo in Glenwood over Father’s Day weekend, June 18 and 19. Tough competitors from the Northwest Professional Rodeo and Pro-West Rodeo...

 

FSA seeks committee candidates for area 2

Farmers and ranchers who want to have a hand in implementing Farm Service Agency (FSA) programs now have a chance to do so. The nomination period to serve on the agency’s county committees begins...

 

Junior golf camp at Goldendale Golf Club

A youth golf camp will be held at the Goldendale Golf Club (GCC) June 21 through June 24. The camp will be presented by GCC golf pro, Keith Johnson. The camp will run each morning and costs $25....

 

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