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Washington Parks recognized among top parks

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission was recognized recently as a finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence at the National Recreation and Park Association annual...

 

Sept. 28 is next State Parks free day

No Discover Pass needed in honor of National Public Lands Day In honor of National Public Lands Day, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission invites the public to visit a state park for f...

 

What should State Parks focus on in the future?

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is beginning the process to develop the agency's 2021-31 strategic plan and would like the...

 

State recruiting for Recreation and Conservation Funding Board

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office is recruiting for two new members for its Recreation and Conservation Funding Board, which awards grants to improve parks, trails, boating...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    August 7, 2019

Hiking trail links The Dalles with Troutdale

The prospect of a complete hiking and bike trail from Troutdale to The Dalles got a step closer Saturday when a three-mile stretch of new trail from...

 
 By Isabel Rodriguez    News    July 17, 2019

Girls scouting around state parks

With curious minds and an eagerness to pursue adventure and explore nature, the Girl Scouts of America are taking an active role in state parks. This...

 

State invests $16 million in grants to preserve forest land

The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Funding Board last week announced the award of more than $126 million in grants to a suite of 333 projects that build and maintain outdoor recreation...

 

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,...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 22, 2019

City council meeting is all good news

It was a night of good news for the Goldendale City Council. Monday's session began with the swearing-in ceremony for new council member Jane...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 22, 2019

State Parks hosts Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School

Students from Klickitat and Glenwood schools attended Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School at Brooks Memorial State Park last week on May 15-17....

 
 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 22, 2019

Observatory update provided

On Thursday, May 16, at his temporary office near Stonehenge, Goldendale Observatory Administrator Troy Carpenter gave a progress report on the ongoing upgrade of the Goldendale Observatory, the...

 

County burn ban coming

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 bou...

 
 News    May 1, 2019

King likes new budget for district projects

Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, is applauding the new two-year state capital budget approved by the Legislature over the weekend, for including many projects in the 14th Legislative District. “We are ve...

 

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...

 

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