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 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 1, 2020 

BLM protest comes to Goldendale

Wind and verbal confrontation were the key features of a protest held Saturday afternoon on the Klickitat County courthouse lawn in Goldendale in...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Dogs of the Gorge tries new ways to raise funds

Lisa Mabrey has a passion for the care of homeless and abused animals. After working for Home At Last Humane Society in The Dalles, Oregon for several...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

STAYING POWER

Mel and Shirley Johnson are about to celebrate a milestone: on July 5, they will have been married for 74 years....

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

City swimming pool won't open this year

The public swimming pool in Goldendale will not open this summer. The Parks & Recreation District Board had been working on a re-opening plan, but additional restrictions on swimming pools in...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

GPD emphasizes fireworks laws

The Goldendale Police Department is reminding all the citizens of the City of Goldendale of laws pertaining to the use of fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday. Chief Reggie Bartkowski states,...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Advisory council is recruiting members from Klickitat County

The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington Advisory Council is looking for two members from Klickitat County to fill vacancies in 2020. The Council is a group of volunteers...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Police respond to mask inquiries

The Goldendale Police Department has been receiving numerous phone calls from citizens about the new face covering order from Gov. Jay Inslee. The department has issued this statement in response:...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Face masks made available for low income persons

The Washington State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) has coordinated the purchase and distribution of cloth masks to low-income persons throughout the state of Washington. The Klickitat County...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

Inslee orders statewide face covering

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced last Tuesday that effective June 26, face coverings will be required to be worn statewide inside public places including stores, offices, and restaurants. The...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

How to use the Grand Old Flag

From The Goldendale Sentinel, Sept. 27, 1917: USE AND ABUSE OF AMERICAN FLAG Warning against desecration of the American flag by enemy aliens, and an...

 
 News    July 1, 2020 

At-home summer learning tips

(Family Features) With the majority of schools across the country closed, many parents are feeling the stress of taking more active roles in their...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

County Fair is canceled

It's no fair, but there's no Fair. Not this year. The board of the Klickitat County Fair bowed to the inevitable last week and voted to cancel this...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

Dual petitions take sides on Sheriff's Office

A petition in support of local police is currently circulating online, with more than 1,500 signatures to date. Organizer Sarah Wold writes she began...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 24, 2020

One accuses sheriff of racism and call for defunding ofof the department

A petition demanding the defunding of the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office has completed collecting signatures and has been submitted to the...

 

Care Package program ending

Lanae Johnson writes this first-hand account of the Goldendale Grange Care Package Project. The project is shutting down; Johnson explains why. The...

 

New study ties COVID cases to occupation and industry

The largest number of COVID-19 cases in Washington state is associated with health care workers and people who provide healthcare support, according to data in a new report from the Washington State...

 

Commerce to fund community childcare

The Washington State Department of Commerce is now accepting applications for the first round of a new competitive Child Care Partnership grant program. Funding will support grants up to $100,000...

 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of June 15, 2020, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 17, 2020

Online petition asks for police defunding

A petition is circulating online demanding that the Klickitat County commissioners act to defund the Sheriff's Office and move funds instead to...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    June 17, 2020

City police get voices of support

The Goldendale City Council had one of its shortest meetings in recent memory Monday night, clocking in at just 13 and a half minutes overall. There were no presentations, action items, or ordinances...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 17, 2020

County sees spike in new cases

The Klickitat County Emergency Operations Center (EOC), with the Klickitat County Public Health Department (PHD), released a statement last Wednesday...

 

Families to get food help with special EBT

Because schools have been closed due to COVID-19, families in Washington state will soon have food benefits available to them to help buy groceries while children have been home from school. Called...

 

2020 Goldendale High School scholarship awards

STERLING BEASLEY: • BRUCKERT SCHOLARSHIP FUND – $1,500 Renewable for 1 year $ 3,000.00 • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO WESTERN UNDERGRAD EXCHANGE - $15,084 Renewable for 4 years $75,420.00 • WASHINGTON...

 

Gorge hospitals' joint statement: wear masks

Klickitat Valley Health, Mid-Columbia Medical Center, Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital and Skyline Health have a message for the local community: wear a mask when you are out in public....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 17, 2020

Petition in support of sheriff circulating

Thursday, June 18 A petition in support of local police is currently circulating online, with more than a thousand signatures to date. Organizer... Full story

 

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