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 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 11, 2011

Farmers' Market Opens

Cindy Bluemel (right) shares her spices and grains with locals at the Goldendale Farmers’ Market on Saturday. The market was open with nine vendors...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 11, 2011

Ogden writes on Cambodian medical mission journey

Goldendale optometrist Dr. James Ogden and five others have made their way to Cambodia, arriving in Phnom Penh on Friday, April 22, after a long but...

 

Coldest April on record, May likely colder too

Last month was the coldest April in recorded history in Goldendale, according to figures released last week from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Servi...

 

Mayor, city council among 77 positions for upcoming elections

Candidate filing week is June 6 through June 10. Seventy-seven offices are open for election this year. Candidates may submit a Declaration of Candidacy by mail May 20 through June 10. In person and...

 
 By Alysa Haas    News    May 11, 2011

Health Fair to feature speakers on women’s health

Klickitat Valley Health’s annual health fair is less than two weeks away, and this year, the event will offer something new. The Klickitat County Health Department is presenting “It’s Your...

 

Treasury will write no more Social Security checks (on paper)

The U.S. Department of the Treasury is retiring the paper Social Security check for millions of baby boomers and others applying for federal benefits, a move that purportedly will save taxpayers $1...

 

Hastings checks into Tri-Cities hospital for treatment

Congressman Doc Hastings (R-WA), representing central Washington’s 4th Congressional District, was hospitalized on Sunday. According to a statement...

 

Car stolen when keys left in ignition

A stolen car was recovered after the thief led the car owner on a chase around Goldendale and eventually abandoned the car on Rimrock Road. The incident started around 2:30 a.m. on May 2, when a...

 

Hometown Hospice raffle information is about bereavement

This week someone took home a $25 gift certificate for Sodbuster’s Restaurant. The winner of the Hometown Hospice drawing this week chose not to be publicly identified. Next week’s drawing will...

 

Richard Boushey

Richard Herbert Boushey, 84, died Sunday, May 8, 2011, at the Oregon Veterans’ Home in The Dalles, Ore. He was born Dec. 17, 1926, in Mukilteo. He was a World War II veteran, non-destructive test...

 

George McDonald

George “Mac” William McDonald  May 14, 1920 - Jan. 21, 2011 Mac McDonald, 90, passed away Jan. 21, 2011, in Yuma, Ariz. He leaves behind his beloved wife Arlys; daughters Connie Baumberger and S...

 

Mary Matylinski

Mary-Lu Addie Matylinski, 78, of Goldendale, died May 8, 2011. A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, May 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Goldendale. A complete obituary will...

 

Christopher Reilly

Christopher Scott Reilly, 43, of Glenwood died May 4, 2011, in Glenwood. Christopher was born Nov. 12, 1967, in Long Beach, Calif., to Eileen Kay Brashers and Peter Joseph Reilly; he was raised by...

 

Ida Harris

Ida Fay Harris passed away on May 4, 2011, at Yakima Memorial Hospital surrounded by family. Ida Fay was born Nov. 8, 1936, to Robert and Leola Griggs...

 

Looking Back

20 years ago on May 16, 1991 • The Forry Stables, at the corner of Northeast Third and North King, is slowly burning away as fires, as recent as Wednesday, May 8, continue to destroy the old...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 11, 2011

Death of bin Laden spurs new ‘creative’ attempts at scams

In the wake of the death of Osama bin Laden, reports abound of scams seeking to take advantage of the occasion. Where suckers are easy pickings, it...

 
 By Gretchen Olsen    Opinion    May 11, 2011

Thayer’s refusal is petty

To The Editor: I retired at the end of December as director at Programs For Peaceful Living, and I am proud of the work I accomplished and of the staff who continue to provide this valuable service...

 
 By Judy Bane    Opinion    May 11, 2011

Elk down near Centerville

To the Editor: Driving to work from Centerville on Simcoe Mountain Road Tuesday morning about 7:55 a.m., about two miles north of Centerville, I saw a couple of cars stopped. Uh-oh, car trouble?...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    May 11, 2011

Last battle of Civil War, first stewardess

May 11: -1751The Pennsylvania Hospital, America’s first, I founded. One week later it overcharges a patient, starting a long-standing medical tradition. 1792—In local history, U.S. Captain Robert...

 
 By Mike Demott    Opinion    May 11, 2011

How many products do you need to sell?

This is a common question I find myself asking both existing businesses and those looking to start a new business. For example, let’s consider starting a new business selling milkshakes. To keep thi...

 

McBrides welcome great-grandaughter

Agnes T. (Jean) Johnson Steffen passed away March 14 in California.  She was born at home near Mabton (in The Glade area) on Oct. 23, 1914, to Meta (Matsen) and Jacob Johnson. She was a 1932...

 

Saddle up and ride GP trails

The public is invited to and most welcome at an Open House and reception on Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Trout Lake Presbyterian Church. Visit with dear friends in the fellowship hall. Share a...

 

Cultural Exchange Saturday

The last meeting of the Cultural Exchange planning group will be Wednesday, May 11, at 9 a.m. in the Activity Center and will be followed by a sprucing-up of the building and the grounds. All...

 

Yard sale, pancake feed to benefit Pioneer youth group

The Glenwood School was the site of a birthday party for Alta Valdez on Saturday, May 7. Alta has many secretive family and friends who kept the “surprise party” a true surprise! Alta’s family p...

 

High Prairie firehouse sale will have everything from nuts to bolts

I've been on vacation the last couple of weeks, and that's why you haven't seen my column. On our trip we noticed that there are many depressed little towns, which made Goldendale look good. Seeing th...

 

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