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Port of Seattle gives ecotourism contract to Chamber

The Port of Seattle has awarded a $10,000 contract to the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce to support astronomy and science tourism awareness of Goldendale’s unique facilities. “Dark sky awareness...

 

State Parks announces April free days

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to celebrate the spring season and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April. On free days, visitors do not need a...

 

22 of state's 39 counties won't enforce I-1639

The number of Washington law enforcement and government leaders balking at upholding gun control measures approved by voters in November is growing....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 16, 2019

Expedia calls Goldendale best place to escape to

The travel website Expedia, on its Viewfinder travel blog, has named Goldendale the best place in the state to escape. "The hustle of everyday life...

 

Good day for the Plunge

The weather was fairly mild for the 12th Annual Polar Plunge on Jan. 1. If you consider that the air temperature of 35 and water temperature of 41 is always cold, then, with no precipitation or wind,...

 

Legal Notices 12/26/18

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF KLICKITAT, No. 18-2-00071-20, SHERIFF’S NOTICE TO JUDGEMENT DEBTOR OF SALE OF REAL PROPERTY. WASHINGTON FEDERAL NA FKA...

 

Polar Plunge continues for 12th straight year

For the 12th consecutive year, Central Klickitat County Parks and Recreation District Manager Lori Anderson and a handful of other brave and tough par... Full story

 

State Parks offers two free days in January

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering two free days in January, when visitors to state parks will not need a Discover Pass for day-use visits. The first free day is...

 

Museum to hold centennial celebration

Maryhill Museum will hold a special ceremony at Stonehenge Memorial on Sunday, Nov. 11, as it marks the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, pausing...

 

Groups Seek Funding for Recreation Projects

Local communities are requesting funding for 349 projects to expand recreational areas and conserve wildlife habitat and working lands, the Recreation and Conservation Funding Board announced today....

 

State Parks announces 2019 free days

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will again offer 12 free days next year, in which day-use visitors won’t need a Discover Pass to visit state parks by vehicle. The first free...

 

Grants available for outdoor recreation

Applications are being accepted now for grants to benefit trails, boating, and shooting ranges, the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office has announced. The deadline for applications is...

 

Museum to hold special centennial events

As Maryhill Museum of Art prepares to close out its 2018 season, a weekend of events will mark Veterans Day and the 100th anniversary of the...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    October 3, 2018

Kids learn outdoor skills

September was full of environmental students at Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School last month. Students were on the trail looking for wildlife, casting fly rods, pounding artistic impressions on...

 

Keep an eye on the notices

I have learned that if you really want to be in the know, then listen to radio and read the newspaper. One area that people do not give enough attention to is the notices in the paper. I would agree...

 

Burn bans continues

Due to the high wildfire hazard conditions experienced this summer and continued lack of sufficient precipitation, Klickitat County is extending the...

 

Letters from the Community

Update on the observatory The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is pleased to let you know that we anticipate starting work at Goldendale Observatory in September, once permits are in...

 

State Parks, Chamber unconcerned about dark sky

Being designated as a Dark Sky Place requires “active participation in ongoing efforts to garner robust community support for dark sky protection” and that “participants serve as a beacon in the...

 

HONORED BY PARKS

Jim (Dutch) and Janet Boynton were awarded the Tab Tabacek Award of Excellence Saturday from Washington State Parks. The Boyntons from Pasco are...

 

County and city burn bans to start

Klickitat County is establishing a ban on outdoor burning for Klickitat County Burn Ban Zone Two defined as lands between the Klickitat County Fire District 7 eastern boundary west to the western...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 9, 2018

County students to benefit from get-outdoors grant

A No Child Left Inside (NCLI) grant was recently awarded by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission to the Columbia Gorge Ecology...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 9, 2018

Trout Unlimited looks to the future

The Klickitat County Chapter of Trout Unlimited is looking for new members who are interested in participating in upcoming youth events, learning abou...

 
 News    May 2, 2018

Governor wants kids outside

Gov. Jay Inslee announced last week the award of nearly $1.5 million in grants to programs in 18 counties statewide aimed at getting kids outdoors. The No Child Left Inside grants will be awarded by...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    April 18, 2018

Ready for a worst case no one wants

Members of city and county law enforcement agencies, together with personnel of regional and county fire departments and emergency responders, joined...

 

County designates new burn ban zones

In an effort to better provide for mitigation of the diverse wildland fire hazard conditions that exist across the approximately 100-mile length of...

 

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