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 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

Big turnout in Maryhill as Polar Plungers start New Year fresh

The weather was cooler and so was the water, and more than 50 people bared the frigid waters of the Columbia River at the 11th annual Polar Plunge on... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    News    December 27, 2017

Take the Plunge to support Parks and Rec programs

There still is time to sign up for one of the New Year's coolest annual traditions. And by coolest, that literally means that you will most likely be...


Take the Polar Plunge

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District and Washington State Parks invites the public for its 11th Annual Polar Plunge at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day at Maryhill State Park. This...


Polar Plunge set for 11th straight year on New Year's Day

Looking for a different New Year's resolution, or maybe a fresh start to the year? Or wanting to give yourself a quick jolt after a late New Year's... Full story


Fall Bazaar is on the way

The Glenwood middle school volleyball team will play at Lyle on Monday, Oct. 9. The Klick-Wood high school volleyball team will play here in Glenwood on Tuesday, Oct. 10. Let’s give them a big turn...


One burn ban lifted, another stays in place

Klickitat County Rural 7 Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners have declared the burn ban in Rural 7 be lifted as of 12 a.m. Oct. l. Klickitat County, however, is extending the ban for outdoor... Full story


Parks raise fees for seniors

On Aug. 28, the National Park Service increased the cost of the National Parks & Federal Recreational Lands Lifetime Senior Pass for the first time in 23 years. The pass, which had previously just...


William (Bill) Panther

William Dean Panther was born to Norma L. (Moe) and Donald B. Panther on March 30, 1959 in Spokane, Washington. Bill spent most of his younger years... Full story

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 23, 2017

Park hosts happy eclipse crowd

The 2017 solar eclipse has come and gone, and hundreds of people flocked to the Goldendale Observatory to take in the once-in-a-lifetime event. The...

 By Brandon Cline    News    August 2, 2017

Speed limit changes on some country roads

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a speed limit reduction for stretches along four county roads at the weekly Board of Commissioners meeting on July 18. Stretches along...

 By Brandon Cline    News    July 5, 2017

Area parks narrowly avoid shutdown

The Washington state government narrowly avoided a shutdown on June 30, as lawmakers in Olympia rushed to pass the 2017-19 budget through the statehouse after Republican and Democratic negotiators fin... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 28, 2017

Mystery deal said to be cut with city

In a still-unfolding development, the City of Goldendale may have landed a major company into its industrial park that would add 52 jobs. That is, if...

 By Roger Nichols    News    May 17, 2017

City approves rezoning near park

The Goldendale City Council rolled through a busy agenda in workmanlike fashion Monday night. Public Works Director Karl Enyeart reported the city had received three bids for the South Columbus sewer...

 By Pat Muir    News    April 26, 2017

Park loses dark sky status

With a $1.5 million state-funded renovation set to begin next month and a newly reconfigured telescope that gives visitors much better views of the night sky, things are looking up at Goldendale...


Celebrate Earth Day at state parks

Activities include work parties, guided hikes and interpretive programs The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and numerous partners invite the public to celebrate Earth Day at or near...


Harley Guy Clark

Harley Guy Clark was born May 18, 1927 to Guy T. and Marian J. Clark in Port Angeles, Washington. Harley passed away on January 22, 2017 at the age... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 4, 2017

Polar Plunge

More than 30 people showed up New Year's Day and showed their mettle after battling water temperatures of 38 degrees in the Columbia River during the...


State Parks announces free day dates for 2017 DISCOVER PASS NOT REQUIRED TO VISIT PARKS ON DESIGNATED 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 “free...


'Celebrate the West' contest now open for students

The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce the second year of Celebrate the West, a regional art competition that challenges high school... Full story

 By Shelby Taylor    News    August 24, 2016

Night Sky symposium keeps light on the dark

The Gorge Night Sky Symposium at the Goldendale Observatory and the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center last week proved to be an educational experience... Full story


Our Town's Pride join us to celebrate!

Since 1973 Goldendale has been home to a great treasure. Right on the hill overlooking town we have one of the largest and most accessible public... Full story


State Parks announces 'free day'

In honor of the National Park Service Centennial, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is offering free entrance to state parks on Thursday, Aug. 25—the 100th anniversary of the fede...

 By Shelby Taylor    News    July 6, 2016

Observatory gets new telescope, undergoes major renovation

Thursday, June 30, the telescope was removed from the Goldendale Observatory through the top of the dome via crane. The observatory, having a... Full story


Operation Dry Water aims at boating safety

The Sheriff’s Office is partaking in Operation Dry Water on June 24, 25 and 26, which is a statewide event put on by the Washington State Parks to promote safer boating operations. The...


Canner alert...expect early crop of cherries and pears due to early heat

I wish to share a message from our very proud Lyle School District #406 K-12 Superintendent/Principal, Andrew Kelly. “We’re super proud of the progress of our amazing 3, 4, 5th graders! Considerin...


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