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 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 13, 2018 

McCleary court case ends

The state Supreme Court last week brought to an end the long-running McCleary school funding case. From the time the court ruled in 2012 that the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 6, 2018

Mosbrucker going to Harvard

Rep. Gina Mosbrucker (R-Goldendale) is headed to Harvard University next month. Mosbrucker will attend the John F. Kennedy School of Government at... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 6, 2018

Farewell, Vicki, and thanks for all you gave to The Sentinel

This cancer thing is totally out of hand. Is there a person on the planet who doesn’t know someone who has died from or struggled with cancer?...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 30, 2018

Band brings new canoes to old waters

A profound sense of sacredness filled the Rock Creek Longhouse Saturday as members of the Kamiltpah Band of the Inchi-Wana held a ceremony to... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 16, 2018

County late fees can be very taxing

Didn't pay your county taxes in time? You could have been hit with a sharp penalty, and some who've endured such a fate sometimes wonder why, and why...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 9, 2018

How a sibling came to be found

So I met my sister last week. Well, not in person. We visited via email and phone and got to know each other a bit. Neither of us knew the other...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 2, 2018

Hold that obituary for the printed newspaper

The newspaper just won’t go away. Years after its demise was predicted in the wake of increased competition from the internet, studies from...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 2, 2018

McCabe to change name

Rep. Gina McCabe plans to change her name next week. “I’m going back to my maiden name,” the second-term Republican from Goldendale said...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    April 18, 2018

WGAP seeks funds against a backdrop of frustration

Since our stories earlier this year on the Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) coup against the Goldendale Food Bank (GFB), a number of people...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 4, 2018

Sheriff sees new tasks

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer can fill pages with his accomplishments during his first term in office—and he did in his announcement that...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 14, 2018

A place to get pointed help

Anne Anderson heard them all: "Stick to it." "On pins and needles." "Making a point." If it involves needles and placing them in people, she's heard...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 14, 2018

Burial disturbs family

A family's grief was compounded last Wednesday during a burial at Mountain View Cemetery in Goldendale when they discovered someone else's coffin in t...

 

WGAP's silence is not an acceptable response

Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) is responding to criticism of its actions related to the Goldendale Food Bank (GFB) in Goldendale with...

 

WGAPS' intractability does not serve Goldendale

Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) believes it has secured a long-sought foothold in Goldendale, after effectively shutting down the Goldendale F...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 10, 2018

Agency takes over Goldendale food bank

Lou Marzeles Editor The era of self-governed food bank service in Goldendale, going back some 30 years, has come to an end, at least for the moment....

 

An institution that has been and still will be

Another year rolls up on the chronological odometer we call the calendar. Measured on that device, The Goldendale Sentinel is older than anyone alive...

 

Bags of hammers and the costs of doing business

You may have heard the story about the Washington State politician having dinner with someone in a restaurant high atop a building in Seattle....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    December 6, 2017

Rising imposed costs force increase

For years The Sentinel has been among the cheapest newspapers you could buy anywhere, certainly the cheapest of any around the Columbia River Gorge....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 29, 2017

Man shot inside home in city

A group of gunmen burst into a Goldendale home Monday night, shot the resident, and bolted in a damaged SUV. According to the Goldendale Police...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 29, 2017

The giving line

Thanksgiving Day brought another opportunity for extraordinary giving to the Goldendale community from an extraordinary group of people. Above, the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 29, 2017

A bill is proposed to make a no-brainer legislative fix

Some bills are introduced that make you go, “What? That wasn’t a law already?” Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, is introducing a bill ahead of...

 

A bill is proposed to make a no-brainer legislative fix

Some bills are introduced that make you go, “What? That wasn’t a law already?” Rep. Paul Graves, R-Fall City, is introducing a bill ahead of...

 

A fitting story of timely transformation.

The young man who scraped a sharp instrument across The Wall That Heals when it was in Goldendale this past summer sent a shock wave of grave...

 

County Fair teens fight spilling into social media

A mostly unknown incident at the Klickitat County Fair this past summer is now circulating on social media in an attempt to sway opinion. On Aug. 24 two teens were involved in a fight at the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 1, 2017

Energy project gets a fresh look

A report by Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal of Oct. 26 states that Goldendale’s quixotic quest for a massive energy storage project may...

 

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