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By Heres Goldendale
Diana Notestine 

So long, Demolition Derby?


The Goldendale Demolition Derby,as we know it, may be a thing of the past. Once again, it appears that the times are a-changing, says Elaynna James, director of the newly founded Goldendale Junior Community Chamber, referring to the future of the derby. Everyone involved was warned the past four years that this tradition would go away if it was not supported as a whole, meaning in the areas of volunteers, donations, driver participants, and spectators. The Derby has had a $3,000 loss every year for the past three consecutive years. Ticket sales were down by one hundred tickets, and beer garden tickets were down by $500. The Goldendale Jaycees organization fell in membership, so they lost...

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