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Articles from the August 1, 2018 edition

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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... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 1, 2018

Janet Smith wins Ladies Club Championship, Sherrye Morrison and Nancy Beyerlin tie for net

A week before the men took to the course to see who Goldendale's top golfers are, it was the women who had the nine holes at the Goldendale Golf Club... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 1, 2018

Goldendale man returns to site of grandfather's war action

The passing of decades can seem to take memory along with the years, so when Troy Thompson got a chance to stand on land where his grandfather served...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 1, 2018

Jeff Fields, Keith Grundei win club championships

Bearing the scorching temperatures over the weekend at the Goldendale Golf Club, Jeff Fields, Brian Enstad, David Ross, and Keith Grundei were on fire... Full story

 By Sarah Gould    News    August 1, 2018

Native youth come together

From July 5 to July 9, eight Native American youth from Goldendale and Celilo Village stayed in San Diego, California, for the 2018 United National...

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 1, 2018

Presby Pioneer Days

The sun was out and the weather was scalding, but that didn't stop students from enjoying a blast to the past during Pioneer Days at the Presby...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 1, 2018

Justin Slater, Lane Siebert, and Tanner Bradley finish in the money in NPRA rodeos

The team roping tandem of Neal and Justin Slater came away with a chunk of change at last week's Jefferson County Fair and Rodeo in Madras after finis... Full story


Healing grief

When Laura Rooke’s husband of 40 years died in 2016, she experienced grief like never before. Uncertain how to move forward with her new way of life, she began to search for support groups that...


Lyle school district hires interim superintendent

Longtime educator Dr. Ann Varkados has been hired to fill the interim superintendent position with Lyle Community Schools. At their regular monthly meeting on July 24, 2018, the Lyle Community...


August is Child Support Awareness Month

Child Support Awareness Month is when the Washington Department of Social and Health Services reminds all parents that children thrive when family members meet their emotional and financial needs....


Herrera Beutler to host telephone town hall

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler will be hosting a live telephone town hall on Wednesday, Aug. 8 at 5:25 p.m. All residents of Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District are invited...


Dallesport candidates for school board sought

Lyle Community Schools Board of Directors Chairperson Phil Williams announced during the July 24 board meeting that he was resigning from his position effective at the end of the meeting. Williams was...


Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of July 2, 2018, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...


Robert Lee Felker

Robert Lee Felker was born in Audubon, Minnesota, on March 3, 1932, to Ward and Mabel Felker and was the youngest of seven children. Being the baby, h... Full story


Delbert McConnell

A funeral service for Delbert McConnell, 84, will be held at the Goldendale Church of the Nazarene on Friday, Aug. 3, at 4 p.m. A complete obituary will appear in next week’s edi... Full story


Janice Sarsfield

Janice Sarsfield, 87, died on July 30, 2018, at home in White Swan.... Full story


Museum hosts opening reception

On Saturday, Aug. 4 from 5 to 7 p.m., Maryhill Museum will host the opening reception for the Pacific Northwest Plein Air Event. The event features more than 40 artists working outside for four days...


Remember from Whom our blessings flow this summer

Summer is here and school is out. Picnics, food, and fun are upon us, and we look forward to activities and events planned by friends and community members. We look forward to greeting relatives who h...


Letters from the community

Cheap shot should backfire It is always easy to attack a public person who has served in office for any length of time. Usually they have stood for something and taken tough votes in their careers....


Fire has been hard

The fires that have ravaged the areas south of The Dalles have created many hardships for residents of those areas. One funding site has been established to help provide hay for cattle that have lost...


'Conversation' was helpful

Longtime educator Ann Varkados has been hired to fill the interim superintendent position with Lyle Community Schools. At their regular monthly meeting on July 24, the Lyle Schools board of directors...


One less cooling station

If you are considering looking for a Klickitat County government job, you must now apply for it on their website by going to and then to Employment. Once inside the website, click...


SR 14 fire: all lanes now open

Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, 2:10 p.m.: WSDOT final alert: All lanes of SR 14 between US 197 (Dallesport - milepost 83.0) and US 97 (Maryhill - milepost... Full story


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