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By Rodger Nichols
For The Sentinel 

City considers new fireworks, dog ordinances, approves fire truck


With the passage of three ordinances, the Goldendale City Council made major upgrades in the city’s rolling stock at Monday’s meeting. Those ordinances authorized purchases of a new fire truck, new police cars, and new work trucks for the public works department, totaling more than $700,000. Payments will be spread over a number of years thanks to financing offered by the state. In presenting his report, Fire Chief Noah Halm noted that the city’s current truck is a 1972 Seagraves originally purchased new by the city. Normally, he said, the working life of a fire truck is considered to be 20 years, and this one is 46. A new one is needed, he said, to maintain the city’s current ins...

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