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Mayor offers State of the City report on Goldendale

Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon presented his State of the City report to the city council Tuesday night. (The city met on Tuesday because of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday.) Canon offered...

 

City police to stage Active Shooter training

Goldendale Police will conduct an Active Shooter training at the Goldendale High School, Saturday, Jan. 23 from 7 a.m. to noon. The training helps law enforcement be prepared to deal with the active...

 

Polar Plunge again calls to the daring

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District suggests that the best way to begin 2016 is by throwing yourself into icy water. The...

 

The most interesting stories of the year

Jan. 7 2015: McCabe begins term Standing before her family and friends, Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, was sworn in as the newest 14th District state... Full story

 
 By Inez Freeman    News    December 16, 2015

Carpenter: Observatory to become 'world class'

Excitement is in the air on Observatory Hill, especially in the voice of Interpretive Specialist Troy Carpenter at the Goldendale Observatory.... Full story

 
 By Larry Jose    Opinion    December 9, 2015

Where's the reciprocity?

To the Editor: A disabled Washington State veteran, rated at 30 percent disability or greater, can apply to the state and receive a veteran’s park pass granting free access to State Park venues....

 

Neverending fire season claims buildings near Horsethief Lake

At approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1, a fast-moving grass fire was reported near the intersection of Highway 197 and Highway 14 intersection east of Dallesport. The fire quickly grew spreading...

 

Fire in the Night

Just when it seemed time to feel comfortable again-surely the fire season's over by now-up came the Horsethief Butte Fire. Thankfully, it was handled... Full story

 

Childhood obesity can be beat with community support

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Childhood obesity is an epidemic that often leads to lifelong struggles with weight and higher risks for cancer, heart disease and stroke. In...

 

State Parks announces 'free day' for Sept. 26

In recognition of National Public Lands Day the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission wants the public to know that Saturday, Sept. 26, is a state parks “free day.” Day-use visitors...

 

Fire in mop-up stages, Highway 14 open, FEMA approves funds

Monday, Sept. 14, 11:08 a.m.: The Klickitat County Emergency Management Department has released this update: Horsethief Butte Fire: At approximately...

 

State Parks announces 'free day' for Aug. 25

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced that Tuesday, Aug. 25 is a state parks “free day.” Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit state parks. The free...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 New rest room and shower room facilities at Brooks Memorial State Park are approaching reality, under a contract with the state parks commission being fulfilled by Harold...

 

KCSO crack down on drinking and boating and underage consumption

Klickitat-Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition and the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office has been working in a partnership to reduce under age...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Opinion    June 10, 2015

Pick up some Vitamin Sunshine while you're out

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the forecast, you may have come to one exciting conclusion: summer is here! Hopefully, this means more time spent outside enjoying the beauty of our area. One fun...

 

Council to meet April 27, public encouraged to attend

With conditions ripe for another active season of wildfires, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has organized a series of wildfire preparedness meetings in eastern Washington....

 

State parks offer two free days in April

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer two “free days” in April. Visitors will not need to display a Discover Pass for day-use visits to state parks. The two dates are...

 
 By Cooper Inveen    News    February 4, 2015

Governor's climate proposal faces business pushback

After two days of hearings that drew hundreds to the state capitol, Gov. Jay Inslee’s carbon reduction proposal has the full attention of Washington lawmakers. In an effort to curb climate change...

 

Heading to the snow? Don't forget to get a sno-park permit

The snow is finally here…meaning the snowmobile and skiing trails of the Gifford Pinchot are feeling the love! One to two feet are being reported at several of the snow parks with snow levels down...

 

Light wars: battle for the night sky

"When the night has come, "And the land is dark, "And the moon is the only light we see..." -"Stand By Me" Under the conditions described in Ben E. Ki...

 

2015 Polar Plunge awaits the hardy

For those looking for a cool, fun, and refreshing way to start the New Year, the Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District has the answer: join their eighth annual Polar Plunge at 10 a.m....

 

County public meeting on moratorium brings out supporters

For Klickitat County Commissioners, last Wednesday's public hearing on a marijuana moratorium was the opposite of their experience on Oct. 21 when...

 

Outdoors with Terry Nickels

Clam diggers returned to coastal beaches Nov. 4, to dig razor clams during the first of two planned openings in November. The Washington Department...

 

State Parks announce final 'free day' of year, Nov. 11

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the final free day of 2014 is Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Visitors will not be required to display the Discover Pass to visit a sta...

 

Clouds scatter to allow viewing of eclipse at the Goldendale Observatory

The partial solar eclipse started out barely visible due to clouds, then it began pouring rain. This scared away most of our visitors at the Goldend...

 

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