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June 14, 1894 - June 12, 1919 Winfield S. Lefever came down Monday from his summer ranch in the Simcoes, 12 miles north of Goldendale. He reports that three inches of snow fell there last Saturday...

 

Poster campaign addresses youth misperceptions

Lyle and Klickitat schools are neighbors connected by a short stretch of highway, a wild river, and kids who are bursting with potential. Teens...

 

Church camp around the corner

Church summer camp for kids in grades four through seven is Aug. 5 - 8 and, for kids in grades eight through 12, is Aug. 9 – 12. There will be a car wash fundraiser at the church on July 28 at 9...

 

Fire safety is paramount

The “hot” topic of the summer is the dangers of fire. As you well know by now, it is very high on my list of fears and frustrations. I believe fear comes from the unknown, so by attending the...

 

Secretary of State combats veterans charity scams

Secretary of State Kim Wyman has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), law enforcement officials, and charity regulators from every state, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam,...

 

Looking Back

July 6, 1907 The Hay Baler belonging to Grant Bundell will start Monday next with crew of five men. He has about 1,500 tons contracted for at the rate of $2 per ton. The machine will bale 15 tons a da...

 

Church summer camp coming

Church summer camp for kids in grades four through seven is August 5 - 8 and, for kids in grades eight through 12, is August 9 – 12. There will be a car wash fundraiser at the church on July 28 at...

 

Be fire prepared

First and foremost—with fire season upon us, I must stress the point of being prepared for the heart-wrenching moment that we get a notification that we have to evacuate our homes. As I am as...

 

Where to keep cool

I have made many calls, looking for a “cooling shelter” for the people of Goldendale. I haven’t found much, but this is what I have found so far: The Goldendale Senior Center on E. Main Street...

 

DOH says get vaccinated

The Washington State Department of Health is reminding people who are unvaccinated that it is never too late to get their measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. Measles is highly contagious, and...

 

Leaders recognized

Prevention leaders from around Klickitat County were recognized at the annual Regional Prevention Coalition Appreciation Picnic in June. Local...

 

Sad farewells to beloved community members

Glenwood lost a beloved senior member of the community last week. Fred Steinbach passed quietly at his home at the age of 91, surrounded by his loved ones. Fred lived his entire life in Glenwood or su...

 

Don't let Lyle burn down

Well, we had a fire on the Fourth. I covered it more thoroughly in a letter to the editor section of this paper, if they have room to print it. This is one of my passions that I will go down fighting...

 

Parade seemed bigger this year

The Goldendale Community Days are over, and plans are almost in the works for next year’s event. There seemed to be more entries in the parade, and there were 106 cars entered in the Show ’n...

 

Busy with honors

Zitella Gates of Twisp, Washington and Michael and Diana Gates of Goldendale are proud to announce that their daughter, Anasha Gates, Liberty Bell...

 

Looking Back

June 26, 1888 The new Methodist Church now in the course of construction will be considerably larger than the old one and will be heated by a furnace in the basement. A new bell for the Methodist...

 

Reunion coming up

Katie Wasgatt and Kevin Kreps were married in a lovely evening wedding at the Kreps Ranch last Saturday. Katie is the daughter of Dave and Cynthia Wasgatt and granddaughter of Steve and Kay Hoodenpyl...

 

Stay fire safe

Keep it safe during this dry, summer season, with fireworks and anything that can cause fires. The Goldendale Fire Department asks for everyone to keep their automobile on the trail and keep it off...

 

Goldendale man injured

A Goldendale man was injured in a three-vehicle crash Monday morning on state Highway 14 in Skamania County, according to the Washington State Patrol. James I. Campbell, 39, of Goldendale was driving...

 

Evacuation alert was startling

Getting an automated phone call stating all of the homes north of Lyle Point are to be on alert for possible evacuation caught me off guard last Friday afternoon. Being as I am north of Lyle Point, I...

 

Looking Back

June 20, 1889 There are now said to be at least 125,000 sheep on the north side of the Klickitat Bridge in the vicinity of Mt. Adams, and still they are going in at a rate of 5,000 per day. The...

 

Congratulations all around

Tygh Schuster, son of Regina Hernandez, recently graduated from Yakima Valley CC with an Associate of Science degree. He will attend Oregon State University in the fall, pursuing a B.S. in Wildlife Ma...

 

Lyle was near empty that day

If a tourist went through Lyle on Sunday, June 24, they found the town nearly empty—except for a church at the east of town, where hundreds of family, friends, neighbors and coworkers gathered to...

 

Local agency volunteers recognized

More than 65 community members and several elected officials attended the Prevent Coalition Volunteer Appreciation Picnic on June 7 in Vancouver. Volunteers from each of the nine partnering...

 

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