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Articles from the July 20, 2011 edition

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Moonlit Windmills

The full moon minutes after rising last Thursday cast a golden haze on windmills east of Goldendale....

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 20, 2011

Legislature fixes some problems

For State Senator Jim Honeyford and State Representative Bruce Chandler, one of the best things about the last legislative session is that it’s over...

 By Rebecca Gourley    News    July 20, 2011

Council meeting stirs ire over dogs

Computers run the lives of many, especially government agencies. When they don’t work, things can get a little crazy. That’s what happened when...


Maryhill Museum offers new ‘Big River’ exhibition

Organized by the Maryhill Museum of Art, the exhibition Beside the Big River: Images and Art of the Mid-Columbia Indians, explores the artistic and cultural traditions of Native Americans living...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 20, 2011

Writer takes pulse of nation on journey from Florida to Alaska

When you take time to drive from Key West, Fla., to the northernmost town that you can drive to in Alaska, you’re bound to have some colorful...


Coffee on the move

The former Goldendale Grind Espresso is now operated by the Ayutla Family Mexican Restaurant. Last week the building was moved to the Ayutla parking...


Assault arrests top the list in busy week for Goldendale police

Perhaps it was the full moon, but Police Chief Rick Johnson speculates changing weather. Whatever the cause, last weekend was a busy one for Goldendale police. It started with an assault in progress o...


Oregon man injured in motorcycle accident

A Wallowa, Ore., man was severely injured in a motorcycle accident, 16 miles north of Goldendale on Highway 97, Monday around 1:45 p.m. According to the Washington State Patrol report, Dwace A....


Joyce McBride

Joyce Ann Kinkade McBride, age 66, lifetime Mabton and Bickelton resident died on July 12, 2011 in Richland. Joyce was born Feb. 4, 1945 in a back roo... Full story


Garth Windom

Garth LeRoy Windom passed away peacefully July 13, 2011, in The Dalles, at the age of 77. Garth was the eldest child of Donald Sumner Windom and... Full story


Thomas Willis

Thomas John Willis of Arlington died on July 15, 2011, in Everett, surrounded by family and friends. Tom was born Sep. 18, 1950, in Goldendale to Sheryl and Ellen Willis. Tom graduated from... Full story


Eunice Rhoades

Eunice Lila Julia Kinonen Rhoades, youngest daughter of Emil and Helen Kinonen, was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Kintyre, N.D., and died July 1, 2011, in Portland, Ore., being 74 years, nine months, and 22... Full story


Frances LaBaw

Frances LaBaw of Goldendale died at the Hood River Care Center on July 11, 2011. She was born January 27, 1942, and was 69 at the time of her death. Arrangements are under the direction of... Full story


Wayne Hoctor

Wayne Hoctor died in Goldendale on July 16 at the age of 81. Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel, with a viewing to follow. A... Full story


Kristen Mattson

Kristen Mattson, of Centerville, died Sunday, July 10. A memorial service is planned for Thursday, July 21, at 2 p.m. at the Centerville Cemetery.... Full story


GHS correspondent on journalism tour in D.C.

In early January, I received an email from the Washington Journalism and Media Conference in Washington, D.C. It began by saying on behalf of the Newseum (a journalism museum) and the faculty and...


GoldenDeals on the way to Sentinel

Last week’s Java Talk started out with comments from a member of the Central Klickitat Park and Rec Board, who said, “We have a levy coming up, and I wanted to sort of get a feeling of how people...

 By Tim ONeill    Humor    July 20, 2011

Giant step for mankind, Ford sells cars

July 20: This should be called Anti-Labor Day. 1877—B&O Railroad workers riot in Baltimore; Maryland’s state militia is sent, and nine persons are killed. 1894—President Grover Cleveland sends...


“Horse King” was inspired by his wife in design of Goldendale’s famed red house

The Goldendale Chamber’s events have ended for this year after a successful season with the third Annual Home and Garden Show, The Bluegrass Festival and Community Days, but I know the Motorsports...


Three couples tie knot at Glenwood

I’m not sure if this is a record or not, but Glenwood was the venue for three weddings on Saturday, July 16! Congratulations to Shane and Kristi Couch; David and Katie Lively; and Kevin and Ashley...


Block Watch on the agenda for Monday meeting of Lyle Community Council

Many, many thanks to Norm White who is devoting his summer to the repair and maintenance of the sprinkler system at the Activity Center. When he isn’t working on that project he is mowing,...


Twin Bridges Museum open weekends and by appointment

The Twin Bridges Museum, located on the corner of third and Klickitat Street in Lyle, houses Native American and early settlement history for the Columbia River community. The museum is operated by...


State on lookout for grapevine moth

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced last month it will continue a program looking for a destructive moth with the potential to damage the state’s grape and wine...


Klickitat’s Canyon Days last weekend in July

Klickitat Canyon Days are July 29, 30, and 31 this year. Friday night kicks off with Bingo and kids games at the Klickitat School starting at 6:30 p.m. The free outdoor family movie is at the school...


Free waste pesticide disposal in Prosser

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is sponsoring free pesticide disposal events this year at Prosser, Oct. 20. Advance sign-up by Aug. 31, is required. Call 1-877-301-4555 (toll...


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