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Letters from the community

He wants Planet A David McDevitt, Democrat running for Congress, is a champion for clean air and clean water. He loves our Mother Earth. David knows “There is no Planet B.” McDevitt has...


New pastor welcomes chance to be in Goldendale

In February, Pastor Joyce O'Connor-Magee received the phone call that brought her to Goldendale earlier this month. Over the past 37 years,...


Library Remodel

The remodel of the Goldendale Library is progressing rapidly toward its completion date target of Sept. 15, when the library is scheduled to reopen....


A joyful noise

A sidewalk full of music rises from the musicians and participants of Dr. James Ogden's weekly al fresco jam session. The event is every Monday...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 25, 2018

Coffey says donations taken out of context

Chris Corry, Republican candidate for Washington House of Representatives 14th Legislative District Position 1, says his Republican opponent Kathy...


AG cracks down on deceptive veterans charities

Attorney General Bob Ferguson Thursday announced a crackdown on three deceptive charities that claimed to benefit veterans. These organizations told...


Thomas Alonzo Cuff

Thomas Alonzo ("Tom") Cuff, 78, of Goldendale, Washington, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the Oregon Veterans' Home in The Dalles, Oregon.... Full story


Ashlee Briggs

Ashlee Olivia Plunkett Briggs, 22, passed away in Goldendale on July 9, 2018. She was born in Milwaukie, Oregon on July 11, 1995 to Daniel Plunkett and Karey Courtney. Ms. Briggs attended Goldendale... Full story


Eloise B. Carlson

Eloise B. Carlson, 92, died July 18, 2018, in Yakima.... Full story


Looking Back

June 14, 1894 - June 12, 1919 Winfield S. Lefever came down Monday from his summer ranch in the Simcoes, 12 miles north of Goldendale. He reports that three inches of snow fell there last Saturday...

 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 25, 2018

Simple Driving Devices That Can Help Older Drivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any specific auto gadgets you can recommend that can help senior drivers? Both of my parents are in there eighties and still pretty good drivers, but due to arthritis and...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    July 25, 2018

Riverview Bank selling half-off fair tickets for Aug. 25

This year, in an attempt to increase the attendance at the Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo, Riverview Bank is teaming up with the fair board to offer... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    July 25, 2018

Lots of local representation in upcoming NPRA rodeos

There will be a good local turnout at this weekend’s Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo in Longview with competitors from Goldendale, Centerville, and... Full story


Poster campaign addresses youth misperceptions

Lyle and Klickitat schools are neighbors connected by a short stretch of highway, a wild river, and kids who are bursting with potential. Teens...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    July 25, 2018

College wrestling coach Jon Sioredas holding satellite camp in Goldendale

In less than a month, a handful of local wrestlers will be able to pick up some tips and tricks from one of the top college wrestling coaches in the... Full story


Church camp around the corner

Church summer camp for kids in grades four through seven is Aug. 5 - 8 and, for kids in grades eight through 12, is Aug. 9 – 12. There will be a car wash fundraiser at the church on July 28 at 9...


Fire safety is paramount

The “hot” topic of the summer is the dangers of fire. As you well know by now, it is very high on my list of fears and frustrations. I believe fear comes from the unknown, so by attending the...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    July 25, 2018

Four rodeo club members reach finals at nationals in Wyoming

It had been quite some time since the Goldendale High School Rodeo Club had the turnout it had this year at the National High School Finals Rodeo.... Full story


Secretary of State combats veterans charity scams

Secretary of State Kim Wyman has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), law enforcement officials, and charity regulators from every state, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam,...


New methods proposed to assess state waters

The Washington Department of Ecology is proposing an update to the methods used to assess the quality of state waters. The rule change would update the standards used to protect people from...


Contractor hits power line, causes outage

Monday around 12:40 p.m. a contractor working on Simcoe Drive dug into a Klickitat PUD line, resulting in a power outage. The outage affected approximately 885 residences and businesses on the south...


Rowland Lake boat launch will close for upgrades

A popular boat launch in Klickitat County used by boaters, swimmers, and anglers fishing near the Columbia River will be closed for upgrades and repairs for approximately three weeks. The Rowland...


Evacuations ordered in SR 14 fire

Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, 12:20 p.m. This morning, the SE Washington Team 3 took over the Milepost 90 Fire north of Wishram, Washington. There are now 3 state strike teams, 2 Division Supervisors, 3 do... Full story


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