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4-H kids take Manhattan

A statue of George Washington bestows his blessing on the Centerville 4-H Capital Learning Group, posing in downtown Manhattan. The 4-H students...

 

Who’s who on the ballot: a guide to candidates

The primary ballot is in voters’ hands now. Following are summaries of candidate information from various sources, focusing on best-known names in...

 

County forests prime targets for bark beetle

The forests of Klickitat County have caught the eye of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), not so much for their beauty but because of their...

 
 By Brittany Allen    News    July 25, 2012

Shakespeare takes to the museum

Kicking off their 43rd consecutive summer of Shakespeare in the Park, Portland Actors Ensemble (PAE) returned to Maryhill Museum on Saturday, July...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 25, 2012

City’s first triathlon is on the way

Goldendale is soon to hold its first triathlon, and for some very worthwhile causes. The Golden Man Triathlon will be held in Goldendale on Sept. 15....

 

Lyle School Board cuts budget 23 percent, adds back .3 FTE for interim superintendent

The Lyle School Board passed a budget that anticipates $777,237 less revenue and $825,032 less spending for the 2012-13 school year. The 23 percent cut in expenditures was described by Tim Merlino as...

 

SR 14 preservation work has begun from Maryhill west

Years of heavy freight traffic and harsh weather have taken their toll on State Route 14 in the Columbia River Gorge. On Monday, July 23, crews kicked off a project that preserves more than 30 miles...

 

Bike, deer collide on SR14

The rider of a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle and his passenger were injured on July 21 around 11:52 a.m., 20 miles east of Bingen on SR14. According to the State Patrol report, Marc R. Recker, 63,...

 

Max Nogle

Max Elton Nogle passed away in Goldendale, July 21, 2012 at the age of 93. He was born in Post Falls, Idaho to Anona (Odell) and David Nogle on May 7, 1919. In 1942, Max was drafted into the Army... Full story

 

Martha Westlund

Martha Westlund, age 92, a resident of Klickitat, from 1949 until moving to Beaverton, Ore., in 1998, died in Portland on July 19, 2012. The daughter of Frank and Katherine Huber, she was born and... Full story

 

Sam Harrison

Sam D. Harrison, 80, passed away at his home near Goldendale on July 6, 2012 after a valiant two year battle with cancer. He was born October 8, 1931 in Cedar Falls, Iowa to Donald R. and Inez... Full story

 

Burgess-Young engagement

Gary and Lila Burgess of Goldendale, announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Burgess to Derek Young, son of Andrew and Tamie Young of...

 

Marshall Julian Blunt

Marshall Julian Blunt was born in The Dalles, on June 28, 2012, to Melissa and Nick Blunt . He weighed 7 pounds, 7.8 ounces, and measured 20 and 3/4...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- July 23, 1987 • A new superintendent and a renovated school building will greet Centerville students when they start classes this fall. Supt. Ralph Bennion began his new duties in...

 
 By Don Brunell    Opinion    July 25, 2012

The battle for clean energy can get extremely dirty

Apparently, the battle for clean energy can be a very dirty business. For years, the Sierra Club has been waging an all-out war to end the use of coal. Dubbed “Beyond Coal,” the campaign includes...

 
 By Don Thomas    Opinion    July 25, 2012

Where would we be without bureacracies?

To the Editor: Thank you for your article on the goof by Washington Basic Health management. Please continue to keep us informed when your readers are being poorly served by government agencies....

 

Cost cutting costs us information

To the Editor: I got my ballot in the mail the other day and saw that there was only one name I recognized. I asked around to see if anyone had a voters’ pamphlet with the information about the...

 
 By Rick Perez    Opinion    July 25, 2012

Know where you are when hunting

To the Editor: This letter is to educate you on the importance of knowing where you are at all times. In October of 2011, my son and I were hunting in the Box Canyon area. I made that mistake of not...

 

Jacket thief should feel guilty

To the Editor: I am an employee at Klickitat Valley Hospital. I wear a black hooded jacket with the brand name “Cheetah.” I wore this jacket to Les Schwab Tires in the early morning and I wore it...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    July 25, 2012

Cajuns, NASA, Rembrandt declares bankruptcy, World War I begins

July 25: 1860—Harvard and Yale compete in the first U.S. intercollegiate billiard match. 1951—First recorded instance of parents sticking their first-grader’s artwork on a refrigerator....

 

Museum looking for a few good greeters

There will be a free sports screening on Thursday, Aug. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Skyline Hospital Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine department in White Salmon. This opportunity is open to...

 

Cafe Drift, more than just a coffee house

A quaint little spot for locals and not-so-local tourists to sit, eat, and chat, Café Drift is located just off Klickitat Avenue at 202 Main St. in...

 

Hear about Panama trip Sunday

Becca Hallenbeck and Bethany Putnam recently spent two weeks on a mission to Panama. The young ladies will share stories about their trip at the Glenwood Pioneer Memorial Community Church on Sunday,...

 

Vendor space available for Bickleton car show

The big Car Show in Bickleton is Sept. 1. All kinds of cars may enter. Marilyn Roberts is in charge of vendors and anyone can set up their flea market wares by calling her at 896-2113. Each vendor...

 

Business networking opportunity Thursday at the swimming pool

Senator Jim Honeyford will be speaking at Presby Museum’s Social on Saturday, Aug. 11 for the 50 year Anniversary BBQ and picnic. There will be a bus tour of The Military Road on Saturday, Sept....

 

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