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 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

County Fair is canceled

It's no fair, but there's no Fair. Not this year. The board of the Klickitat County Fair bowed to the inevitable last week and voted to cancel this...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

Dual petitions take sides on Sheriff's Office

A petition in support of local police is currently circulating online, with more than 1,500 signatures to date. Organizer Sarah Wold writes she began...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

One accuses sheriff of racism and call for defunding ofof the department

A petition demanding the defunding of the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office has completed collecting signatures and has been submitted to the...

 

Care Package program ending

Lanae Johnson writes this first-hand account of the Goldendale Grange Care Package Project. The project is shutting down; Johnson explains why. The...

 

New study ties COVID cases to occupation and industry

The largest number of COVID-19 cases in Washington state is associated with health care workers and people who provide healthcare support, according to data in a new report from the Washington State...

 

Vern Miller

Vern Franklin Miller, age 91, passed away at his home in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, on June 10, 2020....

 

Bickleton schools announce honor rolls

2019-2020 Bickleton High School Honor Roll Second semester: 4.0 GPA: Luke Binfet, Adriana Gonzalez, Leyla Gonzalez, Scott McBride 3.75-3.99: Adrian Vargas-Salas, Haylee Andrews, Maleah Jones, Hayden...

 

Glenwood students on Honor List

Cedarville University in Ohio recently released the spring 2020 Dean’s Honor List. This recognition required students to maintain a 3.75 GPA for the semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit...

 

FFA students compete at State

Six Goldendale FFA members submitted their science fair lab reports in order to compete in the Washington State FFA Agriscience Fair. Lab reports...

 

LOOKING BACK

June 29, 1897 - 123 Years Ago W. J. White and crew successfully strung a telephone wire across the Columbia River, thus connecting Goldendale again with the outside world. A line to The Dalles will be...

 

Commerce to fund community childcare

The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the first round of a new competitive Child Care Partnership grant program. Funding will support grants up to $100,000...

 

Goldendale High School 2020 Scholarship Awards

Following is the conclusion of the list of scholarships from last week: CORBIN RILEY: • DAVID R. MATTERN SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIP1 $ 1,000.00 • BRUCKERT SCHOLARSHIP FUND - $1,000 Renewable for 1 year $...

 

Library now offering curbside pickup of holds

Book lovers rejoice! After three months of closure to the public, Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries (FVRL) has announced that the state has recently provided guidance for libraries to start curbside...

 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of June 15, 2020, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion    June 24, 2020

Take a step toward preventing tracking

Are government agencies and big tech tracking your every move via your smartphone? The answer is: maybe. Gov. Jay Inslee has repeatedly said the state is using smartphone data to track interactions an...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Even dictionaries change On June 18, the callers to “Hotline” on KLCK Radio discussed the meaning of the word “fascism.” After the program ended, I looked up the word in an old 1973...

 

Farmers Market is at the Activity Center

A volunteer of “Lyle Good Food News” wishes to relay to you a reminder that, from their conglomerate of various Lyle organizations and State Washington Gorge Action Program (WAGAP), a grand open...

 
 By Claire West    Community    June 24, 2020

Lyle Community Food Pantry opens

Good things come in small, medium, and large packages. Starting July 1, the Lyle Good Food Pantry will offer free food boxes twice a month at the Lyle Activity Center. Drive-up services will be...

 
 By Diane Jessup    Features    June 24, 2020

Companion Animal: INDEPENDENCE DAY AND THE SOUND SENSITIVE PET

I think we can finally say summer is here. And with early summer comes the Fourth of July; often a time of crisis for town dwelling pet owners. Here are a few tips on how to keep those inevitable -...

 
 By John Kruse    Features    June 24, 2020

THE WASHINGTON OUTDOORS REPORT: 2020 OUTDOORS ROUND-UP!

TOO MANY HIKERS – Robin DeMario with the Okanogan -Wenatchee National Forest sounded the alarm recently about crowded conditions on 8-Mile Road...

 

Legals for June 24, 2020

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR KLICKITAT COUNTY In the Estate of: JUDITH BILL THIMSEN, Deceased. NO. 20-4-00017-20 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.020, 11.40.030 The Personal...

 

Covid masks available for low-income families

The Washington State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) has coordinated the purchase and distribution of cloth masks to low-income persons throughout the state of Washington. The Klickitat County...

 

Goldendale Police issues statement on requirement

Thursday, June 25 The Goldendale Police Department (GPD) issued a statement Tuesday afternoon concerning Gov. Inslee's proclamation that beginning tomorrow face coverings must be worn in public. "The...

 

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