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Now appearing in a sky near you: a bright, shiny comet

Troy Carpenter, Goldendale Observatory administrator, writes this account of one of the most unusual and spectacular celestial events to occur in the...

 
 By Richard Lefever    News    May 13, 2020

Looking Back

May 1, 1890 – 130 Years Ago One of our handsomest young ladies was terribly upset by a little mistake she made the other day. Going in a hurry for some flour to a store on Main Street, she took...

 

Fire destroys home on Observatory Drive

A fire raged through a home on Observatory Drive in Goldendale Monday afternoon, not far from the Observatory. The home was totally destroyed. Just before 5 p.m. Monday, the Goldendale Fire...

 
 By Troy Carpenter    News    April 8, 2020

Rare celestial phenomenon over Goldendale

Troy Carpenter, administrator at the Goldendale Observatory, sent this picture and explanation Monday: A rarity occurred in the sky last week; Planet...

 

ONE SUPER MOON

Troy Carpenter of the Goldendale Observatory sends this image and story: Troy Carpenter of the Goldendale Observatory sends this image and story: "We...

 

Observatory reopens

Goldendale Observatory reopens permanently on Friday, Feb. 28. This isn't a "Grand Opening" and no ceremony is planned; we're just finally getting bac...

 
 By Jim White    News    December 4, 2019

What's in the Sky

December is here, the last month of the year, Christmas, and the winter solstice. Clear nights are rare, but when they are clear darkness comes...

 

City gets calls about WAGAP

Last Monday night’s meeting of the Goldendale City Council was more informational than action-packed. The only action item was a resolution approving a request for permission to drill a...

 

Sneak Preview

The newly remodeled Goldendale Observatory isn't fully open yet, but the public can get an early view of it this Monday. The Observatory's giant...

 

What's in the Sky: November

With November, our rainy season is normally in full swing. That's important, as precipitation replenishes our landscapes after a dry summer, and we...

 

City hears on new RV park, Food Bank

Goldendale's newest development, the nearly completed Stargazers RV Park and Resort, will open soon: "Sometime between the first of November and Thank...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    October 9, 2019

City hears complaints against parcel plan

Citizen concerns about a recent short plat to divide a parcel of land near High Street and Melinda Lane in Goldendale into four smaller parcels drew...

 
 By Jim White    News    October 2, 2019

What's in the Sky

Welcome to October, our first full month of autumn. Days are now shorter than nights, as the sun drops lower in the southern sky. Hopefully we will...

 

Inslees at KPUD plant, pumped storage site, KVH

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and his wife flew into Dallesport Wednesday and then split up. First Lady Trudy Inslee was taken to Goldendale where sh...

 

Eruption monitors placed on Mt. Hood

During the week of Sept. 23, the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service and Mount Hood...

 

Coming Soon

The new, improved Goldendale Observatory is taking shape-this is what it looked like Friday night under the full moon. Troy Carpenter at the...

 

Monumental Storm

Lightning illuminates the sky over Stonehenge Saturday night/Sunday morning when Goldendale's sky was filled with electricity. The Goldendale...

 

Legals for 9/4/19

SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KLICKITAT U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE TRUST 2004-S2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs....

 

Legals for 8/28/19

SUPERIOR COURT FOR THE STATE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF KLICKITAT U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR J.P. MORGAN MORTGAGE TRUST 2004-S2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs....

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    August 7, 2019

City council meeting short and sweet

Monday night’s Goldendale City Council meeting was short, sweet, and positive. Here are the bullet point takeaways, in the order they came up in the 30-minute meeting: • The city’s fire...

 

Letters from the Community

TDS has to stop Does the unrelenting hypocrisy from the sufferers of TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome) never end? Calling our president a racist is such a tired, old, patently untrue slur that it...

 
 By Jim White    News    July 31, 2019

What's in the Sky

August is one of my favorite months for viewing the night sky. Darkness comes a bit earlier, nights are warm, and the summer Milky Way is high...

 

Sky Ablaze

Goldendale Observatory Administrator Troy Carpenter sent this picture with this information: "Some small thunderstorms moved through the area early...

 

New parks manager says come have fun

So what's your disc golf handicap? Never heard of the sport? Just ask Jill Sprance, the new area manager of seven state parks in Klickitat County,...

 

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