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By Heres Goldendale
Diana Notestine 

Snow is off the Simcoes


The snow is off the Simcoes, and, so it is said, this is the time to plant your gardens in this area.

The Burn Ban will be in effect, beginning on June 1 for our area of Rural 7 and Goldendale, as we are in Zone 2 of Klickitat County. You can find the details on the Department of Emergency Management Klickitat County website.

I have heard many people around The Dalles call the hills on the Washington side “the Klickitats.” I wondered if that was a legal name, or when the Hills were changed to “Columbia Hills.” I found reference to the Columbia Hills in an essay by Washington State Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation:

“The first wagon road in Klickitat County was c...

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