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 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 15, 2017

Breaking down the myths of school bus seat belts

Rep. Gina McCabe has a proposed bill in the State Legislature to put seat belts in school buses, and the measure is encountering resistance from...

 By Jess Macinko and Lou Marzeles    News    February 8, 2017

Pharmacist charged with child rape, license suspended

The Sentinel The Washington State Department of Health has suspended the license of a White Salmon pharmacist, Dr. Larry Chapman. Chapman, 68, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2016 and charged by the... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    February 1, 2017

Sentinel asks for a seat in the White House press room

The Sentinel is on the White House press release email list, and that predates the Trump administration. We’ve been getting press releases from...

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    January 11, 2017

The Sentinel announces a new approach to publishing opinion with 'facts'

We are announcing a new policy for expressing opinions in this newspaper, especially in instances of highly controversial topics. It involves four... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 28, 2016

Rising to professionalism in the face of severe challenge

It’s not a common occurence for professional conduct to constitute a significant act of service. What is a common occurence is that when it does... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    December 21, 2016

Winners announced in Sentinel calendar contest

Congratulations to Lisa Quesnel, winner of the 2017 Goldendale Sentinel Calendar competition. Her photo, "Canola before the Storm," was chosen from...

 By Lou Marzeles and Leslie Geatches    Features    December 21, 2016

A Warm and Fuzzy Christmas

A Warm and Fuzzy Christmas Part 1 “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays…” wafted through the speakers of the SUV. It was late. Wilson Barnes glanced over at Jennifer, his wife, who... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    Community    December 14, 2016

A special delivery that reminds us of the season

Newspapers, even in staid little villages such as Goldendale, get lots of calls alerting them to really important stories that they should get on... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 30, 2016

McCabe set to propose seat belt law

Take a bunch of glass Christmas ornaments and put them in a large box, then shake the box violently. That's kind of like what happens to kids on a... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 30, 2016

Successful restaurant leaves

The Glass Onion, Goldendale's only upscale restaurant and a draw to patrons from as far as Portland, will close on Friday , Dec. 23. The owners cite...

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 23, 2016

Nestlé and the info netherworld

Where does The Sentinel stand on the issue of Nestlé bringing a water bottling facility to Goldendale? A reader wrote in and asked that question,... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 16, 2016

Location finally set for microbrewery

Justin and Jocelyn Leigh came to Goldendale with a goal in their minds and a dream in their hearts. They were shot down. They felt defeated. They... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 9, 2016

CenturyLink sends Gorge into 'Dark Ages'

Just last week mysterious packages from CenturyLink arrived at various businesses and residences around its service area. They contained a small gift...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 2, 2016

Making sense of the 'mystery' ballot items

What do those pesky initiatives mean? Tales abound lately of mystified looks across countless tables throughout Klickitat County as pens poise in... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 2, 2016

McCabe named Legislator of the Year by State VA

Goldendale’s Rep. Gina McCabe has been named 2016 Outstanding Legislator of the Year by the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs. In an... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

Librarian takes on outreach position

To hear Naomi Fisher talk about her new role with the Fort Vancouver Regional Library (FVRL), of which Goldendale is a part, you might think she was...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

The dinosaur replaces the shell on Columbus

So why is Goldendale’s Shell station on Columbus turning into a Sinclair station? Terry Turner, Product and Development Coordinator for Hattenhauer...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

Ballot returns for county show slow return rate as voters take their time

Only 54 ballots in Klickitat County have been returned to date, out of 13,865 mailed out in the county, according to the Office of the Secretary of... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 12, 2016

Jaime won't back Trump

Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, representing the U.S. 3rd Congressional District, Monday announced that she will not support Donald Trump as candidate for...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 12, 2016

'Scary Clown' alert issued to area schools

Educational Service District (ESD) 105, which includes the Goldendale School District, has issued a warning to constituent schools about the “Scary...

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    October 12, 2016

t's time for the development of a new kind of literacy

There is a desperate need for integrity literacy in this world. We cannot call for people of excellent integrity to emerge as leaders, for two reasons... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 5, 2016


The Shell station on Columbus is changing to a Sinclair station. The Sentinel inquired about the reasons for the change but no response has been...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 5, 2016


Here's to The Sentinel's Circulation and Distribution Manager Karie Ellis, who had a heart attack a few weeks ago. She had it on a Thursday night but... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 5, 2016

Sentinel's 2017 photo calendar contest now under way

Gather up those amazing photos you’ve been taking throughout the year and get them ready to win some prizes. Rules: The photo can be of any scenic... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    September 28, 2016

Double-homicide shooter dies, motive remains a mystery

Robert Bianchi, Chief Civil Deputy for the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office, was filling his car at a gas station when he got the call of shots... Full story


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