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Attention hunters: Fire closure rescinded

Private timberlands in Klickitat, Yakima, and Skamania counties announce fire closure rescinded. Hancock Forest Management, Stevenson Land Company, Broughton Lumber Company, Kreps Ranch, LLC, Family,...

 

Long-time area educator dies in car accident

A long-time resident of Centerville died from injuries sustained in a one car accident south of Centerville. According to the Klickitat County Sheriff’s office, Marilyn Sarsfield, 78, was eastbound...

 

Fall colors

Autumn has finally arrived in Klickitat County. Combined with the first significant rainfall in several months, the change in weather was...

 

Drive for mammography unit merges Black Ties & Blue Jeans with bedecked bras contest

More than $662 have been raised for the KVH Memorial Foundation’s fund drive to purchase a digital mammography unit, thanks to the Goldendale Soropt...

 

Sellers says contracts to locals is a priority

Joe Sellers was the guest speaker at last week’s Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Ayutla’s Restaurant. Sellers said that...

 

State rep candidates differ on marijuana issue at candidate’s night

Nine candidates were on hand at the Grange Hall in Goldendale, Thursday, to state their positions and answer questions from the audience at the Greate...

 

City takes new approach to event promos

A new contract with the Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce was the only agenda item at the Goldendale City Council meeting, Monday. The contract was unanimously approved, cementing an agreeme...

 

Cassidy, Brashers, Clarence awarded for outstanding performance

Jim Yates with the Washington Department of Ecology was present at the Klickitat PUD Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Yates...

 

Peter LaCoursiere Jr.

Peter Armond LaCoursiere, Jr. passed away on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at his home in Spokane Valley, WA at the age of 81. Peter, or Pete as his friends... Full story

 

Marilyn Sarsfield

Marilyn Joan Winslow was born in Portland, Oregon on May 9, 1934 to Wilhelmine (Brennfleck) and Arthur Winslow.. She grew up in Portland where she... Full story

 

Dee Hathaway

Dee Maxine Hathaway was born June 10, 1924 at home on the farm, in Marion Oregon. She was delivered by her grandmother, Lucretia Wheeler. Dee passed... Full story

 

Exploration

Third grade students from Goldendale Primary School visited Maryhill Museum of Art on Oct. 9, as part of Museum Week. This year’s theme is...

 
 By AC    Opinion    October 17, 2012

Work toward a common goal

There once was a family from Goldendale that wanted to go to Seattle for a visit. The son wanted to take SR14 along the beautiful Columbia River Gorge where they could see all the people wind surfing...

 

Community support for Bedeck-a-Bra appreciated

To the Editor, I just want to express how impressed I am with the Bedeck-A-Bra contest happening at KVH. When we agreed to partner with the KVH Memorial Foundation in presenting this fund-raiser, we...

 
 By Cindy Neal    Opinion    October 17, 2012

Shocked at City’s bra submission

To the Editor, I am a visitor to Goldendale and I visit here as much as four times a year. I was very happy to help raise money for the mammogram machine by attending last year’s black tie and blue...

 

Bra is demeaning to women

To the Editor, I attended the BTBJ [Black Tie and Blue Jeans] fund raiser last year with my daughter; son-in-law; granddaughters and signficant others, knowing the money was going to a good cause....

 

Drastic measures for drastic times

To the Editor, I am writing in regard to Erin Gray’s letter from last week. I am the gentleman who has been holding the graphic abortion signs. I understand that the pictures of aborted babies that...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    October 17, 2012

Beer spill kills 9; first sound in films

Oct. 17: 1091 –A violent tornado rips through London. It is believed it was a T8/F4 on the Fujitsi scale which is interesting as the scale was formulated until around 1973. 1814 – Also in London,...

 

Nightmare on Main Street coming to town for Halloween festivites

Glenwood business owners have dubbed Halloween “Nightmare on Main Street” this year. The Main Street in Glenwood will be closed from the Grange to the Mountain Inn from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m....

 

Residents asked to complete online broadband survey

A broadband meeting was held at the Lyle Activity Center on Oct. 13. The Klickitat-Skamania local technology team received a grant to assess local needs. The team is working to determine how best to...

 

Rasmusson service Monday

There are several deaths to report—Sally Rasmusson passed away in Spokane on Sunday, Oct. 14. She was a resident of the Dot area. A funeral service will be held Monday, Oct. 22, at 10:30 a.m., at...

 

Students of Mt. Brook School sought for reunion

The turnout for candidates was great last Thursday night at the Greater Goldendale Chamber of Commerce’s “Meet the Candidates” night. There were nine candidates, from PUD Commissioner to...

 

Looking Back

25 years Ago – October 8, 1987 • The Counsel and Resource Center serving Klickitat County will sever its administrative ties with the county, effective January 1, 1988. The transition will allow...

 

Voter pamphlets mailed this week

Remember the scene in “The Jerk” when Steve Martin yells, “The new phone book’s here!”? Well, he might be pretty pumped up about this news,...

 

Swale Canyon hike Saturday

An organized hike on the East Swale Canyon will be Oct. 20. Interested parties should assemble at the Lyle Trailhead at 9:45 a.m. Be prepared for a 13 mile hike. No dogs allowed....

 

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