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Fire in the sky

Lightning lit up the night sky Friday as a rare summer thunderstorm rolled through the area. Some locations received heavy, though brief,...

 
 By Dallas Smith    News    August 14, 2013

Active shooter exercise for downtown raises safety concerns

Klickitat County Emergency Management will conduct an active shooter exercise Sept. 27, on Main Street from Columbus to Golden Street. While previous active shooter scenarios have been conducted by...

 
 By Jesse Sines    News    August 14, 2013

Art benefit features Rehfeld, auction, entertainment

“It’s a pretty good turnout and a superb dinner.” said Jim Walter, president of the Golden Art Gallery, offering his opinion of the annual dinne...

 
 By Dallas Smith    News    August 14, 2013

Ice Cream Social is library's annual thank-you card

On Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6:30 p.m., the Goldendale Community Library will host its Annual Ice Cream Social, coordinated by Friends of the Goldendale...

 

Voters approve EMS District levy, Campbell takes primary round

With a yes vote of 69.56 percent (3,279 votes), Klickitat County voters last Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the new county EMS District levy. The vote to reject the measure took 1,435 votes for...

 
 By Dallas Smith    News    August 14, 2013

Davenport fair events are tribute to ranch life

For the last 26 years the Jack Davenport Memorial events of team penning, branding, and ranch sorting have been taking place at the Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo. These events provide fun and...

 

Hometown Pizza one year at new location

Hometown Pizza will hit its one-year mark at its new new location at 340 East Collins on Aug. 27. Charlie Hopper has been with Hometown for the last 1...

 

Animal safety was a focus during fire

When evacuating for the fire, people get out first, of course, but not everyone thinks of the animals that have to be evacuated as well. After the Monastery Complex Fire, people were more cautious and...

 

Fire season in Northwest consuming 181 square miles

As widely anticipated, the wildfire season of 2013 in the West is turning out to be a very active season. In the Pacific Northwest alone, more than 116,000 acres have been or are presently ablaze...

 

USDA sets separate price for MPCI crop year

USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) last week announced the availability of a separate revenue price for fall and spring wheat for the 2014 Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) crop year. RMA is also...

 

GHS students bring home trophies

Matthew and Michael Blomquist, Miller and Will White, and Ben Wooden attended the largest-ever annual National Technology Student Association (TSA)...

 

Fred Boyce

Fred Louis Boyce, Sr. passed away August 10, 2013 at his home in Goldendale, Washington at the age of 71. Having Chippewa and Cree Indian heritage, he was born on a reservation in Boise, Idaho on...

 

Norman Dixon

Norman Dixon was born July 23, 1925, to Robert and Hazel Dixon in Poplar Bluff Missouri, the second of four children. At an early age the family...

 

Barbara Gray

May 14, 1932 – Aug. 3, 2013 Barbara Jean Gray, 81, died at home after a long battle with illness. She went peacefully in her sleep with family by...

 

Lynn Halm

Lynn Marie Halm was born on January 14, 1960 to Marvin and Mary Bess Baxter. They lived in Yakima until Marvin died. She was preceded in death by her father Marvin who was killed in a vehicle...

 
 By Judy Olson    Opinion    August 14, 2013

Washington agriculture needs immigration reform

It’s a rare issue that brings together Washington’s agricultural industry, immigration rights groups, business associations, faith organizations and politicians from both sides of the aisle....

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    August 14, 2013

VJ Day, women's right to vote, Columbus sails

Which are real?... Aug. 13: 1913—Harry Brearly invents stainless steel. 2012—Thousands flock to Mayberry, N.C., in white linen suits and straw hats to celebrate Otis Campbell Day. Born: Phoebe...

 

Trout Lake Fair winners announced

The Trout Lake Fair held last weekend was bigger and better than ever. The kids games were amazing and the contests had a record number of entries....

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – August 15, 1963 • Old Mother Nature gave the Bill Young household a “hot hello” when lightning first split two trees and then traveled through a cable to a trailer house where i...

 

Help develop plan for Lyle School District, meeting Saturday in board room

Family and friends, young and old poured into Hazel Morehead’s home to help her celebrate her 95th birthday. She greeted each willing guest with a hug and her ever present smile. There was standing...

 

Homemakers seek help for returning college students

The 2013 Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo kicks off next week in Goldendale. This year’s fair theme is “Let’s Stirrup Some Memories.” Our local 4-Hers and leaders have been busy preparing for...

 

Memorial to the Granite Mountain Hot Shot team

Second in a series by Richard Lefever of Bishop Services about their experiences on the Yarnell, Ariz. fire. For more than 25 years Bishop Services has been feeding and showering fire personnel. We...

 

East District Court

July 16 •Jeremy Paul Mashore: DWLS 3 (5/28/13); Guilty plea, 90 days/89 susp., fines/fees $480, 24 months bench probation. •Jeremy Paul Mashore: No Contact/Protection Order Violation (7/4/13), No...

 

Float revives feeling of the early days of the Goldendale library

One hundred years ago, the original section of the building that is currently the Goldendale Community Library was constructed, with money from a...

 

Fort Dalles museum concert series to fill the Gorge with jazz, Aug. 25

The Gorge Winds Jazz Band, Fourth Sunday at the Fort free concert series will be held Aug. 25 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Fort Dalles Museum, 500 West 15th and Garrison, in The Dalles. The versatile...

 

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