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A PIRATE'S NEXT BEST FRIEND

You can't have a Pirate Carnival without a parrot-or a cockatoo. The Klickitat PTO held its annual Pirate Carnival on Sunday, raising funds to...

 

BE WEARIN' THE GREEN

The community is invited to the second annual PTA St. Patrick's Day Bingo. Bingo will be at the Middle School from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 16, 2016

KPUD offers help for fixed-income seniors

Some Goldendale residents have been getting pink slips in the mail from the Klickitat PUD and are worried that, as older people with fixed incomes,...

 

FEMA forms team to address state's wildfires

Washington suffered its worst wildfire season in state history in 2015. Raging fires burned more than one million acres of public and private lands. After two straight years of record-breaking...

 

Wishram School is in the ICU

Wishram School is a unique place, nestled securely against the basalt cliffs along the Columbia River, almost hidden and probably unknown by many who...

 

Native American art featured at Maryhill

This spring Maryhill Museum will showcase prints from a unique program of Native American artwork. In February of 2015 Crow's Shadow Institute of the...

 
 By Contributed    News    March 16, 2016

CERTIFIED

Goldendale Police Officer Kelsey Shelton, second from left, graduated from the Law Enforcement Academy. Shelton is pictured by Goldendale police...

 

Tracking system for rape kits in place

A bill to create a statewide tracking system for rape kits that allows law enforcement and victims to track the status and location of kits has passed the Legislature and is headed to the...

 

Superior Court log for week of March 7

Below is a summary of resolutions from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of March 7, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in session...

 

Charlotte Ann Sanchey

Charlotte Ann (Gilroy) Sanchey of Klickitat passed away peacefully on March 5, 2016, in her home. She was born on July 26, 1934, to Leo and Glendora... Full story

 

Frieda Lee Batten

Freida Lee Batten (née Stone), age 73, passed away on February 21, 2016, after succumbing to cancer. She was born in Lovington, New Mexico in 1942 to... Full story

 

Lorelie Lammers

Lorelie Lammers died peacefully surrounded by family in her home on March 4, 2016 in Goldendale, Washington at the age of 82. Lorelie is survived by... Full story

 

Friends of the Goldendale Library hold inventory reduction sale, Saturday

The Friends of the Goldendale Library will be holding a one-day Spring book sale on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Used books of all sorts will be on sale, from gardening to crafts,...

 

Matthew Boardman on Whitworth honor roll

Matthew Boardman, of Goldendale has been named to the Whitworth University Provost’s Honor Roll for fall semester 2016. Boardman qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining a...

 

Priddy chosen for area FFA assignment

Katie Priddy of the Goldendale chapter of FFA was selected to be the FFA District 4 reporter for 2016-17. She will be serving 28 chapters within the...

 

Community radio line-up tippin' hat to the Irish

Goldendale Community Radio KVGD-LP FM 100.1 is featuring the following local programming during the next week: In KVGD-LP’s Health Spot, Wednesday March 16 at 9 a.m., Deborah Heart moderates a...

 

The Trump card no one wants to see in this political game

Editor’s note: Our guest commentary is normally not of the nature of what follows here, given The Sentinel’s history of taking no political sides in a presidential election. We’ve chosen to run...

 

So what's the big deal?

To the Editor: Went to the Science Fair on Thursday night, walked in through the gym doors to view the rows of tri-fold poster boards. Not having visited a bona-fine science fair before, I was...

 

Let's create heritage sites

To the Editor: There are many valid reasons to criticize the United Nations. Nevertheless, there is one function of the U.N. that surely we all must regard with heartfelt gratitude: the role of the...

 
 By Ken McKune    Opinion    March 16, 2016

Leave the tree

To the Editor: The proposed West Columbus improvement project will be a great event in the history of Goldendale, and undoubtedly will improve the neighborhoods and the image of the town sought by cit...

 

Lyle clean-up day set for April 9

A gala event was held in honor of Joan Titus for her 80th birthday. Family and friends flooded the Lions Club on Saturday evening and were treated by the birthday girl and her sister giving a tap and...

 

Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

The Washington Department of Ecology's Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers throughout Central Washington this summer as...

 

LOOKING BACK

25 Years Ago - March 14, 1991 Final proceedings to abandon the Burlington Northern rail spur into Goldendale could be filed by this summer or sooner. That’s the word from Howard Kallio, B. N.’s...

 

For the Record

Late last Friday, a U.S. District Court judge resolved the latest lawsuit in Washington’s long-running efforts to hold the federal government accountable for the cleanup of nuclear waste at the...

 

Quinton explodes for javelin win at Eisenhower

Just one meet into the 2016 season and the competition in girls' javelin is already drawing interest. Lyle-Wishram girls have had a strangle hold on...

 

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