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By Lou Marzeles

Council votes for purchase of bouncy house and street project consultation


Lou Marzeles

TO THE POINT: Chet Biggerstaff, in foreground and wearing a pistol on his hip, addresses the Goldendale City Council Monday night.

Monday night's Goldendale City Council meeting saw the council quickly pass measures that could pay out more than $187,000 while getting bogged down in discussion over whether or not to spend $5,320 for children's inflatable bouncy-house attractions.

"I can't see it," said council member Lucille Bevis of the inflatables. "We're not in the entertainment business. There are better things to spend this money on."

Mayor Clint Baze defended the proposed purchase. "We've got to give our younger generation things to do," he said, adding that renting the attractions at key times of the year can be almost impossible.

"I'm against it and I'm not going to vote for it," Bevis maintained. "The rest of...

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