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 By Diana Notestine    Community    November 27, 2013

New EMS dispatch center to hold open house Dec. 10

There was a lot of talk at Java Talk on Nov. 15 of the prevailing wage. Mayor Baze says he feels it should be lower in Klickitat County. Without such high wages, projects could be larger with less...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    November 20, 2013

GPD encourages formation of neighborhood watch

Many of you remember where you were on the day you heard that our President Kennedy died. I was sitting at my desk in school, and even though I was young, it made an impression on my life. Now...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    November 13, 2013

Town hall meeting Thursday

As of this writing, Goldendale has not had any snow, except for a couple flakes in the air recently; although the Simcoe Mountains have had a covering at the highest levels twice. The Greater...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    November 6, 2013

City Activities Committee plans 2014 Festival of Wheels, Community Days

Java Talk was held once again last Friday at Golden Coyote Coffee at 8 a.m. Mayor Clinton Baze talked about the city plans to clean up the back alley between The Sentinel and American Legion next year...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    October 30, 2013

Ambassadors cut ribbon at Papa John's

Another weekend of events has just passed and I managed to get to a couple of them. One momentous event I went to was the 40th Anniversary celebration for our Goldendale Observatory. There were a few...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    October 23, 2013

Genetic Roulette, GMO documentary coming to library

I hope everyone is enjoying the last few nice days of fall. We decided to take a spur-of-the-moment drive up on Dalles Mountain Road with a picnic lun...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    October 16, 2013

Another opportunity to find out more about Obamacare Oct. 28

The Volunteer Firefighters at Rural 7’s Cold Hollow satellite station hosted an Open House recently. The station is 15 miles northwest of Goldendale. It was educational seeing what the fire departme...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    October 9, 2013

GPS students can dress up for Halloween

It is nice to see a new face or two at Java Talk, which is held for the public every first and third Friday mornings at 8 a.m. at Golden Coyote Coffee. There was a lot of discussion on the Affordable...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    October 2, 2013

Old eyeglasses lying around? Donate to Ogden for missions trip

I attended Dr. Ogden’s showing of slides of his trip to Cambodia and Viet Nam last week at the Goldendale Library. Dr. Ogden donates his time every year with his expertise and donated money to fill...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    September 25, 2013

Cooler weather affects weekend events

Another interesting and fun-filled hour was had at Java Talk last Friday morning at Golden Coyote Coffee. Mayor Baze mentioned at Java Talk that the city is looking into doing some signboard murals...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    September 18, 2013

Triathlon, Wheels events this Saturday

I will say it again, there is plenty to do in Goldendale this Saturday, Sept. 21. You can enter the second annual Goldendale Triathlon by calling the Goldendale Pool and leaving a message at...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    September 11, 2013

Lost wallet and contents returned intact

Another fun discussion was had at The Goldendale Sentinel’s Java Talk last Friday at Golden Coyote Coffee at 8 a.m. We had a hard time trying to speak one at a time because of our excitement to...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    September 4, 2013

Another new business opens in Goldendale

It’s huckleberry picking time! If you don’t pick the berries yourself, now is a great time to order a huckleberry dessert from your favorite restaurant. Speaking of businesses, we have yet...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    August 28, 2013

New school year begins next week, 15 minutes earlier

A reminder for parents and anyone wondering why the buses are arriving at the bus stops 15 minutes earlier; Sept. 4 is the first day of school and the Goldendale School District has new hours,...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    August 21, 2013

Ice cream social a hit, soup kitchen needs help

We have another week of events coming for Goldendale and Klickitat County with our Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo Aug. 22 through Aug. 25. This year’s theme is “Let’s Stirrup Some Memories,”...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    August 7, 2013

Ice cream social at library Thursday

Another long weekend for events will be going on around Goldendale next week. Pack your lawn chairs in the car because you will need them at all these events. Thursday, Aug. 15, is the annual...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    July 31, 2013

ABATE Cruise-in Aug. 18 to benefit New Hope Farms

The time has come once again for the town of Goldendale and the surrounding residents to come together with “Community Unity.” The Mile Marker 28 fire that began on Wednesday, July 24, along U.S....

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    July 24, 2013

Java Talking with police chief Johnson, KVH CEO White

There were many yard sales in Goldendale last weekend considering the heat, but the main reason everyone planned their sales for that weekend I feel, was because of the Flea Market that was cancelled...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    July 17, 2013

Family fun day Saturday at Maryhill Museum

The Seahawks are coming! The Seahawks are coming! Join Central Klickitat County Park & Rec District celebrating their 10th Anniversary of the Goldendale Swimming Pool on Friday, July 19, with a specia...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    July 10, 2013

"Deck Mom" Reynolds helped feed Festival of Speed athletes

The 7th Annual Festival of Speed has been here and gone. Mayor Clint Baze and Police Chief Rick Johnson visited the group just to get to know them and found them to be very nice guys and gals. There w...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    July 3, 2013

Demo derby kicks off Community Days

Events! Events! Come one-come all to Community Days in Goldendale on July 4-7. There will be so many things happening in Goldendale this week, from a Demolition Derby on Thursday, July 4, a cruise-in...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    June 26, 2013

KVH acquires new digital mamm machine

The Java Talk group was quite comical this week and lively with conversation. John White, C.E.O. of KVH reported at Java Talk that the new digital mammography machine will be installed, hopefully in...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    June 19, 2013

Ogden, Wells and Olson provide music at Presby Museum June 27

The word is out that the Golden Art Gallery is moving to a new spot very soon. Their new home will be in the J & N building next door to Carquest on Columbus Street. The Gallery still needs community...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    June 12, 2013

Suggestions offered for getting the word out about your event

The Goldendale Chamber was pleasantly surprised to see how many people and businesses participated in the 13+ Mile Yard Sale last weekend. Some loaned out their yard or parking lot to allow others to...

 
 By Diana Notestine    Community    May 29, 2013

Baby rattlers a surprise

Have you seen the baby rattlers down at Pat’s Ranch Mart yet? They have been there awhile and have really grown. You can see them outside the store in a wire-covered box. I haven’t seen anything...

 

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