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Articles from the June 15, 2016 edition

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It's rare that a fireball meteor gets caught caught by a photographer in a rural area, but Matt Chiles, who took this picture on his ranch, seems to... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 15, 2016

Goldendale station now under new ownership

It was an idea just crazy enough to work. "At first I said, 'Wow, why me?'" Shannon Milburn says, recalling the day he was asked if he wanted to buy...


Prosecutor says guilty pleas are more common

Klickitat County Prosecutor David Quesnel has released court statistics that relate to his campaign objectives back in 2014. During the campaign, Ques...

 By Shelby Taylor    News    June 15, 2016

Students work tough hours for scholarships, win or lose

Congratulations are due to Goldendale High School graduates. Years of homework, studying, and continuous motivation have finally been rewarded with a... Full story


Roosevelt now treating ash metal

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility yesterday at the Roosevelt Regional...


Superior Court Log

Below is a summary of resolutions from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of June 6, 2016, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in session gen...


Man jailed for assault, claims self defense

A Goldendale man was sent to jail for severely beating another man in what he claimed was self-defense. Goldendale Police responded to the 300 block...


Bruce Hyder

Moyer Bruce Hyder, 94, passed away at his home in Goldendale on June 1, 2016. He was born to Florence (Bent) and Edward James Hyder in Wahkiacus,... Full story


David Woodruff

David James Woodruff passed away June 3, 2016. He was born in Upland, California on April 28, 1964. He was 52 years old. David worked as a timber... Full story


Eulahla Riches Minshall

Eulahla Virginia Riches Minshall passed away in The Dalles on June 3, 2016 at the age of 80. She was born on January 31, 1936 in Medford, Oregon to... Full story


Lawrence Whitmore

Lawrence Whitmore passed away on June 12. His funeral will be at the Bickleton Evangelical Community Church, in Bickleton, on June 17 at 11 a.m. Viewing will be at Valley Hills Funeral Home in... Full story


GPS observes milestone in 'Leader in Me' progress

Goldendale Primary School celebrated their first annual Leadership Day on June 1. In the fall of 2015, the primary school began this amazing...

 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

New diet can lower chance of getting Alzheimer's

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s and I want to do everyth...

 By Linda Runyan    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Not voting is a vote for losing rights

To the Editor: For those considering not voting: I certainly hope you reconsider! So many times lately people have voiced why they have never voted, don’t believe their vote counts, are not going...

 By Matt Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let's recede back to olden days

To the Editor: Remember how easy life was before all those bad people discovered the many uses for petroleum? We didn’t have to worry about asphalt for roads, fuel for cars, trucks, trains, planes,...

 By Dana Johnson    Opinion    June 15, 2016

King has to go

To the Editor: It’s time to fire Curtis the Tax King! Curtis King authored and was the primary sponsor of the bill that recently gave us the largest tax increase in the history of Washington State...

 By Kent McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let us work

To the Editor: I was working for PoW, driving dump truck for them. I worked a day and a half. Then they said, “We’re going to have to let you go—because we want an all-around person.” They...

 By Audrey McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

City problem is all too consistent

To the Editor: In response to Barbara Robinson letter to the editor: she hit the nail on the head. This is a city-wide problem. Look at our two main entrances to the town (Simcoe and Broadway)—they...


Bull Bash under the lights in Glenwood this Friday

Glenwood School is now on summer break. Drivers, please be extra alert and watchful of children walking or on bicycles, skateboards, or scooters. There are an unusually high number of loaded logging...


Canner alert...expect early crop of cherries and pears due to early heat

I wish to share a message from our very proud Lyle School District #406 K-12 Superintendent/Principal, Andrew Kelly. “We’re super proud of the progress of our amazing 3, 4, 5th graders! Considerin...


Attention Klickitat alumni, reunion ahead

The Klickitat reunion is being planned for July 30. All intersted alumni can stay in the loop via Facebook. Plan now for fun in conjunction with Canyon Days. The doors will open at 3 p.m., dinner...


Looking Back

25 Years Ago - June 13, 1991 Goldendale FFA members recently attended the District IV FFA Leadership camp, held June 7 and 8 in Cle Elum. During the camp, Goldendale’s Mark Lee was elected District...


East District Court

May 24, 2016 • Sarah Jane Bensel; supply liquor/premises to minor (3/20/15), Dismissed per stipulated order of continuance. • Monica Louise Green; DWLS 3rd degree (9/10/15), Guilty plea, Jail...


Bickleton's Alires wins saddle bronc event at Alder Creek Rodeo

The action started a little slow at the Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo last weekend. Saturday's rodeo was down some in numbers and according to... Full story


Commission adds to Klickitat Wildlife Area

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission approved the purchase of 3,600 acres in the Simcoe Mountains to add to the Klickitat Wildlife Area. The Commission had solicited comments on the proposed...


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