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By Rodger Nichols
For The Sentinel 

Mayor says no to liquor plan for Halloween Trunk or Treat event

“I am not approving the request for a liquor license for the Trunk or Treat event. Trunk or Treat is for children, a special event for children, and should not include beer or alcohol.” Mike Canon Goldendale City Mayor

 

New Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon did not take long in demonstrating that there's been a change in philosophy along with a change in personnel in the mayor's seat. Citing the controversy around previous mayor Clint Baze's decision to approve the application of Golden Dispensaries for a retail marijuana license from the state without consulting the council, Canon shared with the council the latest request to come before him.

In this case, it was a request from Spooky Inc., the nonprofit organization that is putting on the annual Trunk or Treat downtown Halloween candy giveaway, for a beer and wine license for the event. The mayor reminded council members that approval is his decision, but h...



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