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KPUD raises rates, announces layoffs

Last Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Klickitat PUD announced four layoffs as part of its plan to cut up to $800,000 in expenses. One supervisor, one...

 

Board shuts down Dallesport airport construction

The State Pollution Control Hearing Board has granted a partial stay that has shut down work on the south end of the airport at Dallesport. Dallesport resident Raymond Clough Jr. had filed an appeal...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    September 5, 2012

‘Seniors First’ scam targets senior mortgages

A particularly troubling telemarketing scam aimed at senior citizens is rapidly getting around Washington State and has led to a representative of the State Department of Revenue (DOR) sending a...

 

Fundraiser dinner for Downing planned

A spaghetti dinner and silent auction are being held Friday, Sept. 7, at 5:30 p.m. at the Goldendale Middle School to raise funds for Robbie Downing’s medical and living expenses. Downing was critic...

 

Forest landowners to learn about

The Mt. Adams chapter of the Washington Farm Forestry Association (WFFA) will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the White Salmon Library’s meeting room, 5 Town and Country Square. The...

 

James Zevely

A funeral service for James Zevely, 89, who passed away Sept. 2, will be held at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. A complete obituary will appear at a later...

 

Florence “Sang” MacMillan

Florence Ann ‘Sang’ Horn Medford MacMillan, maker of magnificent cobblers and glorious raspberry jam, passed away in Yakima, Washington on August...

 

Is your business affected by tourism?

Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce is planning a Sept. 18 Public Town Hall meeting at the Goldendale Grange. The agenda will include an update on the proposed Goldendale Community Center,...

 

Jesse Thomas Oldfield

Jesse Thomas Oldfield was born Aug. 22, 2012, to Kevin and Sarah Oldfield. He weighed 8 lbs., 1 ounce, and was 21 inches long. Jesse joins his parents, and big sister, Shellie Ann, at...

 

Hometown Pizza opens in new location

New home for Hometown Pizza: With seven new arcade games (and a total of 20 games by the end of next week), an expanded dining area, and a new...

 

The ‘Hand Up’ phone and guided tours of the county...

At the last Java Talk community discussion meeting, talk kicked off with a discussion of the Goldendale ministerial association’s “Hand Up” travelling cell phone. “The Hand Up phone is the way...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    September 5, 2012

‘United States’ debuts, first lighthouse, bombs dropped in Oregon, 9/11

Sept. 5: 1774—Philadelphia hosts the first meeting of the first Continental Congress. 1862—Pilot Henry Tracey Coxwell and meteorologist James Glaishea make the highest ascent of a passenger...

 

TL rummage sale has best ever first day take

With school back in session, cool temperatures, and berry pickers abounding Trout Lake feels like fall. Labor Day is another mark of the season and it wouldn’t be complete without the annual...

 

Commit to connect - water project meeting Sept. 27

Lawrence and I decided to celebrate our 65th anniversary on Labor Day Weekend instead of waiting until Christmas Eve. All our descendants showed up,...

 

Vendor spaces available for Lyle’s first Homesteading Fair

There is still a chance to meet the new Lyle School District Superintendent Glenys Hill. She will be the guest of honor at a “Meet and Greet” event which is planned for Monday, Sept.10, at the...

 

Glenwood Fall Bazaar plans in the works

School is back in session this week. Boy, the summer sure passed by quickly! Be sure to watch for children walking to and from school and bus stops! Junior high and high school volleyball games will...

 

Last call for Soroptimists’ Golden Valley bike riders

The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce was pleased to have Congress Woman Jaime Herrera-Buetler speaking to a crowded room at last Thursdays Community Forum Luncheon, held at the new K.V.H. C...

 

Klickitat County Fair results

RECORD BOOKS - RECORD BOOK - TOP OF SHOW` Alyssa Simmons, Goldendale, WA Makiah Steen, Goldendale, WA Tori Tallman, Goldendale, WA RECORD BOOKS -...

 

East District Court

August 28 •Ramon Armenta Mendez: Assault 4th Degree (7/30/2011) Guilty plea, jail 364/364 suspended, fine/fees $835.50, 24 mos. bench probation. •Melissa Lynn Baker: DWLS 3 (8/4/2012)...

 

Thiele wins Beierle Memorial Award

The 25th annual Jack Davenport Memorial Penning, Branding and Cutting competition drew 197 entries during the Klickitat County Fair. Charley Thiele...

 

Defense shuts down Bruins, allows offense to roll in 26-7 Timberwolf opening win

Goldendale’s defense held Columbia to 57 yards of total offense on the way to a 26-7 win at White Salmon making it four in a row in the...

 

No football for Lyle-Wishram this year

Lyle-Wishram folded their football program for 2012 after failing to meet minimum numbers of players, set by Athletic Director Tye Churchwell. “I said we needed to have 12 players to go and we only...

 

Sturgeon festival in Vancouver Sept. 16

The 16th annual Sturgeon Festival will be held Sept. 15 at the Water Resources Education Center in Vancouver. The event celebrates sturgeon, the primitive native fish of the Columbia River and its...

 

Cougars seek floor time for large squad

While the Lyle-Wishram football team had to suspend their season because they couldn’t field an eight man football roster, numbers aren’t the...

 

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