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 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 1, 2018

Goldendale man returns to site of grandfather's war action

The passing of decades can seem to take memory along with the years, so when Troy Thompson got a chance to stand on land where his grandfather served...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 25, 2018

Coffey says donations taken out of context

Chris Corry, Republican candidate for Washington House of Representatives 14th Legislative District Position 1, says his Republican opponent Kathy...

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    July 18, 2018

There's good news about good news gathering

It’s time to ask one basic question about how we get our information about the world’s state of affairs, which itself has a lot to do with the sta...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 11, 2018

Community Perfection

The weather was perfect, the parade was bigger and better than ever, and a throng of happy holiday funseekers hit the streets of Goldendale this past...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 4, 2018

Phony IRS strikes again

The wrath of the IRS is about to befall many residents of Klickitat County unless they pay up immediately. That's what a fire-and-brimstone phone mess... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 27, 2018

One-man computer emergency responder urges multiple backups

In the annals of great tech-support phone calls, maybe there is none more memorable than the one about the broken cup holder. It was reported on the...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 20, 2018

Recreating a famous broadcast

Goldendale's Richard Flynn wants to build a time machine. He wants to go back to Oct. 30, 1938-80 years ago exactly this October-when radio was the ho... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 20, 2018

The Red House revisited

The Red House was opened to visitors Sunday. Many were astonished at how much room was inside the house, which appears smaller from the outside....

 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....


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