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The Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo

HANNIBAL MARCHES ON GOLDENDALE: Not really. It’s just a child and a grown-up both having fun atop an elephant at the Klickitat County Fair this...

 
 By Brittany Allen    News    August 29, 2012

Local teacher gets to see places she taught about

After many years of teaching geography in Goldendale, retired teacher Connie Pond is now getting to actually experience first-hand the sights and...

 

Herrera Beutler to speak

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is in Goldendale tomorrow to speak at the Greater Goldendale Chamber of Commerce business lunch. The event is at noon at the KVH Café and is open to the public....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 29, 2012

Sauter: county is in good shape

The word from Klickitat County Commissioner David Sauter is that the county is doing well, all things considered, though it’s going to have to watch things down the road as wind farm revaluations co...

 

Model Airplane Fun Fly event comes to Goldendale

Goldendale will be hosting the Model Airplane Fun Fly Event, at the Goldendale Airport, Friday Aug. 31, through Sunday, Sept. 2. This is the first year Fun Fly has come to Goldendale, and if the...

 

KLCK radio format changing from oldies to talk

KLCK radio is changing its format. As of Sept. 4, the Klickitat County station will no longer play oldies music. Instead, it will be an all-talk station, with Mike Huckabee’s and Lars Larson’s nat...

 

Ellis T. Breedlove, Jr.

Ellis, or Deb as he was called by all his friends and family, was born on Aug. 28, 1927, to Ellis and Anna Breedlove in White Salmon. Deb died Aug....

 

Frederic Charles Hoctor, Jr.

Frederic Charles Hoctor, Jr. was born April 17, 1940, in Goldendale to Neva Lois (Spalding) and Frederic Charles Hoctor, Sr. “Freddy” graduated...

 

Marion Alice McCardell

Longtime Goldendale resident Marion Alice McCardell passed away peacefully, surrounded by her four loving daughters and her beloved husband of 67 years, on Aug. 24, at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- August 20, 1987 • A public reception is scheduled Sunday in the Camplan Room of the Goldendale Library to honor Librarian Jean Thompson, who is retiring after 20 years of service....

 

Memories in Motion yearbook signing party Sept. 5 at GHS

Goldendale High School’s Simcoe Yearbooks for the 2011-2012 school year have arrived, Laurie Wilhite at the school says. The theme was “Memories in Motion,” and there are still a few books...

 

Evelyn Clair Siewert

Brandon and Katie Siewert announce the birth of their daughter, Evelyn Clair, “Evie” on Aug. 16, 2012. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Dan and Sherrye Morrison, of...

 

Congress is putting rural patients on the chopping block

There’s a misguided cost-cutting plan being discussed on Capitol Hill that could severely jeopardize the health of millions of rural Americans. Community cancer clinics across the country could be...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    August 29, 2012

Short-term government spending is best strategy

To the Editor: Comparing our three-year recovery following the deep recession ending in June 2009 with eight earlier post-World War II recoveries lasting at least three years (The Oregonian, Aug. 16,...

 
 By John Welsh    Opinion    August 29, 2012

Parks and Rec does a great job

To the Editor: Goldendale Parks and Recreation and Frank in particular do an excellent job in keeping Ekone Park in such beautiful condition. Either my wife or I walk our dog there twice a day and we...

 

Revolutionary War ends, eBay starts, first newsboy, calendar riots

Aug. 29: 1898—Frank Seiberling of Akron, Ohio, founds the Goodyear Tire Company named for Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber. 1911—Henry Wentworth Smythe is ostracized from polite...

 

Skyline tours with informational meetings

The latest school board meeting was reported to be very cut and dried with no interaction between board members and the audience. The only newsworthy item is a new science teacher has been hired and...

 

Car Show coming this weekend

The Car Show Folks and Carousel Museum are expecting quite a few people for the Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 1. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. There is a $10 entry fee per car. The trophy...

 

Constitutional Tea Party had good turnout

I attended the Klickitat County Fair parade last Saturday. I enjoyed the American Legion’s recorded music on their float which gave it that real feel of music in the beginning of the parade. There i...

 

Christian bluegrass band in free concert

A free concert featuring “Brother’s Keeper” will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the new amphitheater at The Praise...

 

Wedding plans for Steindorf-Rojas

Mike and Valerie Steindorf announce the wedding of their daughter, Randi April Steindorf, to Angel Rojas, son of Luis and Angela Rojas. The two will...

 

East District Court

August 16 •Natasha Rene Lynn Bardes: Op. Mot. Veh. Without Ins. (5/9/12); Committed, fine $350. •Rafael Rojas Hernandez, Jr.: Speeding 20 MPH Over Limit (7/27/12); Deferred finding, $125....

 

Athletic line-up makes Lady Timberwolves a strong contender for SCAC title

The Goldendale volleyball team has been in transition from a power house that dominated the SCAC relying on a big front line and great defense to a...

 

Young Wolves open at White Salmon Friday

Goldendale looks to make it four wins in a row as they take on the Bruins at White Salmon this Friday. The home opener will be against Cashmere on...

 

PUD layoffs announced

Wednesday morning the Klickitat PUD announced four layoffs as part of its plan to cut up to $800,000 in expenses. One supervisor, one engineer, and...

 

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