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Articles from the October 19, 2011 edition

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Candidates cover the issues at meeting

Ever since the 2008 Presidential Election, the word “change” has been a front-burner item in every political speech. That wasn’t any different a...

 

Bevis voted to fill empty city council position

A new council member is now sitting in Joe Abbott’s position. Lucille Bevis took the oath and a more comfortable seat for the last half of the meeti...

 

Clinic adds familiar face to vet staff

Ailing animals have a new friend at the Mid-Columbia Veterinary Clinic. Dr. Jill Cyrus began as a new veterinarian at the clinic in June, fresh from...

 

Last checks written for Monastery Complex fire victims

The final checks have been written to the victims of the Monastery Complex Fire that started in early September. A total of 20 households received funds; their damages include lost homes,...

 

County hearing to discuss budget amendments

The paper shuffle continues. The Klickitat County Commissioners will hold a public hearing to discuss a supplemental budget and amendments to the...

 

Rosellini helped bring landfill and business to Klickitat County

Back in the late 1980s, Miland Walling was a Klickitat County fire commissioner (a position he still holds today) trying to get the landfill going in...

 

School meeting to focus on leadership

“We want teachers and students to wake up every morning and say, ‘I can’t wait to get to school,’” says Goldendale School District Superinte...

 

DUIs highlight police action around Goldendale

A pair of DUI arrests topped the action for Goldendale Police last week. Both arrests were made on Saturday, about an hour apart. At about 10:13 p.m. an officer pulled over a car with a headlight out...

 

Sheriff’s office issues search warrants for cow shootings evidence

On Oct. 1 the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a cow that had been shot on Allen Feller Sr.’s property in the Glenwood area. The owner of the cow, Josh Hoctor, had paid...

 

This week's Most Wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Mylie W. Brundridge. Brundridge, 40, is wanted for felony violation of probation on a methamphetamine...

 

Margaret Miller

Margaret Louise (Roescher) Miller, born in Seattle, on Aug. 9, 1932 died Oct. 2, 2011, in Tacoma. Margaret lived in Seattle, and then moved to...

 

Mary Lou Lapenski

Mary Lou Lapenski, 90, died Sept. 26, 2011. She was born May 25, 1921 in Spokane, the second of three children to Marean Hurd and Merle Brittain. In 1923, the Hurd family moved to Goldendale, where...

 

Robert Ritenour

Robert Dell Ritenour died in Portland, Oct. 7, 2011 at the age of 68. He was born to DeWold and Ruby (Harris) Ritenour in Yakima, on July 28, 1943. After graduating from high school in Yakima, Bob...

 

Georgia Roehrick

Georgia Roehrick, 66, died Sept. 10, 2011, at her home in Graham. Georgia was born in Minneapolis, Minn., Oct. 24, 1944, to Maxine Katherine...

 

Edward Wyatt

Edward Wyatt died at his home in Goldendale on Oct. 13, 2011 at the age of 95. He was born in Headrick, Okla., on June 17, 1916, to Noah Wilson and Mary Elizabeth (Clausell) Wyatt. At a young age, Ed...

 

Dorothy Kerns

Dorothy Louise Kerns passed away at her home Oct. 12, 2011. She was born May 27, 1925, in Muskogee Okla., to Leona and Benjamin Greenlee. She moved wi...

 

30 years celebrated

Keith and Donna Silen were married on Oct. 17, 1981 in The Dalles. They are celebrating 30 years of marriage in Seaside, Ore. Keith is retired from Klickitat County PUD as engineer's assistant and...

 

Voting: a major time to make a major difference

The candidates on the slate this year for the city and hospital offer something for everyone. There is no political or social point of view that...

 
 By John Welsh    Opinion    October 19, 2011

Reporting helped during fire

To the Editor: There have been several letters in the paper thanking various people for their contributions during the recent Monastery Complex Fire. I would like to add one to that list. Your own...

 

Choice clear after candidates’ night

To the Editor: After the candidates’ night question and answers, it is obvious who deserves our vote. Arletta Parton is by far the best choice for mayor. She is conservative with the people's money...

 

Washington will soon have highest minimum wage

In January, Washington’s minimum wage will crack the $9 mark and we will once again be No. 1—the state with the nation’s highest minimum wage. Of course, some think that’s good news. Ensuring...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    October 19, 2011

Stock market crash, first iPod, Jailhouse Rock, Houdini dies

Oct. 19: 202 BC—Roman legions under Scipio Africanus and his legions defeat Hannibal and his elephants. 1781—General George Washington receives Lord Cornwallis signifying surrender after the...

 

New trailhead to be celebrated Sunday

Just a heads up for all hunters and hikers; Many hikes have been planned this month and paths may cross between the two…just keep aware of your surroundings and plan accordingly. Klickitat Trail...

 

Donations sought for children’s gift boxes distributed by Samaritan’s Purse

There is an extra set of little feet that will soon be pitter pattering around the Darren and Devin Spies home in Vista, California! Daslyn Shea Spies was born on Oct. 14; and weighed 9 pounds and...

 

Proposed water system topic of community meeting

The Bickleton Community Council is meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Market Street Cafe. There will be an update on the proposed community water system, including news about the water...

 

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