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Articles from the June 22, 2011 edition

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Wayward dogs and city site maps

As small-town discussions can easily do, the conversation at last week’s Java Talk turned to the topic of pet poop. One meeting participant said, “I’ve heard some complaints the past couple of...

 
 By JoAnne Grogan    News    June 22, 2011

Fiddlin’ Under the Stars festival returns

The Fiddlin’ Under the Stars Bluegrass Art & Wine Festival is just about here. It’s this Friday and Saturday at Ekone Park. Gate admission is $5...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 22, 2011

Beeman to lead another flock

After nine years of leading the Sunday services at the Goldendale United Methodist Church (GUMC), Pastor Pat Beeman is leaving for Sunnyside. Pastors...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 22, 2011

Candidate’s eligibility challenged

One of the candidates for Goldendale mayor, Michael Kitchen, owner of the Windy Ridge Saloon, has raised controversy in local politics. Kitchen’s...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    June 22, 2011

PA takes questions at meeting

After an introduction of all her staff, Prosecuting Attorney Lori Hoctor immediately opened up the discussion to questions at the Chamber Forum Lunche...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 22, 2011

Nuisance ordinance aims at grass overgrowth

Like anyone who wants to get ready for company, Goldendale wants to spruce up. “There are a lot of events coming up soon in Goldendale,” says...

 

Bomb Scare at Insitu

Traffic was diverted and streets cordoned off in Bingen yesterday as authorities investigated a suspicious package at Insitu’s main office. Above,...

 

Volunteer day set to build new trails on Observatory Hill

A handful of Goldendale residents want to create three trails on Observatory Hill this summer, in one day. The date has been tentatively set for...

 

‘Band scramble’ part of festival

One of the features at the upcoming Bluegrass Festival at Ekone Park is a “band scramble,” scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The procedure for the planned band scramble is as follows:...

 

Bruce Myra

Bruce Arlen Myra died at his home in Goldendale on June 13, 2011 at the age of 64.  He was born in Bagley, Minn. on Oct. 28, 1946 to Ruth Sophia...

 

Viva Musgrove

Viva Ruth (Simpson) Musgrove died at her home in Goldendale, on June 5, 2011 at the age of 93. Viva Ruth Simpson was born in Tipperary, Iowa, on...

 

Ned Kayser

Ned Keith Kayser, born March 4, 1958, in Goldendale to Keith and Marguerite Kayser, died in a small plane crash June 11, 2011. Ned grew up in Centerville and attended Goldendale High School and later...

 

Stewart Basse

Stewart Basse died May 30, 2011, with family and friends at his side in Portland. He was born to Elmer and Edna Mae Basse, April 17, 1929 in The Dalles. Stewart married Caroline (Rueter) Basse Dec....

 

Chris Pocock

Chris Pocock died of natural causes at his home outside of Goldendale on Memorial Day, May 30, 2011. Chris was born in the Seattle area on May 14. 1953, and spent much of his life there where he...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 22, 2011

Bluegrass festival draws more fans

The word is out among music fans: come to Goldendale; they have a really good bluegrass festival there. Acoustic music lovers are putting Goldendale...

 
 By Vera Clark    Opinion    June 22, 2011

Dog nuisance must stop

To the Editor: Noise comes in all forms. One is constant dog barking. We seem to have an enormous amount of loose dogs, owners unknown and some known, who expect the community to tolerate these...

 

Assessor’s office worked for us

To the Editor: Regarding the “Raw Deal” opinion I expressed in last week’s paper: I went into the assessor's office the day after submitting my letter to the paper and receiving my new property...

 

Wayward dogs and city site maps

As small-town discussions can easily do, the conversation at last week’s Java Talk turned to the topic of pet poop. One meeting participant said, “I’ve heard some complaints the past couple of...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Opinion    June 22, 2011

Custer’s last stand, start of World War I

June 22: 1332Geek festivals celebrate this as the date Bilbo Baggins returned to his home at Bag End. 1633—The Pope has Galileo recant his theory the earth orbits the sun; in 1992, the Vatican...

 

Summer’s finally here, lots to do

Summer has finally arrived, at least by the date on the calendar. Our Klickitat PUD did the maintenance last Saturday night in record time, only keeping the power off for approximately six hours inste...

 

Farmers Market coming to Lyle Park starting in July

Six Lady Sundowners met for luncheon on Monday, June 13 at the Char Burger in Cascade Locks for their monthly get-together with the usual catching up of family news. The regular Sundowners RV Club...

 

Starting Young

Li’l cowboys saddle up their stick horses at the Ketchum Kalf Rodeo in Glenwood. The annual event is held on Father’s Day each...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- June 27, 1991 • Box Canyon Rural 7 volunteer fire department want to join the other fire departments in the county that shelter their trucks. The department has planned a yard sale...

 

Area students to compete in National Junior High Rodeo

Three area rodeo participants qualified for the National Junior High Finals Rodeo (NJHFR) at Gallup, N.M., June 26 through July 2. Tanner Bradley, an eighth grader from Goldendale, Macy Kayser, an...

 

Summer hours told for Goldendale pool

The Goldendale swimming pool is now operating under summer hours. The schedule specifies times for adult, family and open swimming plus water aerobics and lessons. • Adults - weekdays from 6 a.m. to...

 

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