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Goldendale women help with orphanage in Honduras

Having the opportunity to travel to a foreign country to help at an orphanage was impossible to refuse for Madison Holbrook. She and her mother,...

 

Fall back

Don't forget to change your clocks this Saturday night/Sunday morning. Roll them back one hour....

 

Honoring two "institutions"

State Sen. Jim Honeyford reads a letter of appreciation from Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to Steve Stout, left. Stout was honored along with the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 30, 2013

Election 2013: city council, hospital district seats up; I-522 sets new spending record

Election Day is next Tuesday, and many are still trying to make their way through the state’s voters’ pamphlet. Following is a brief summary of election information for this region. Initiatives...

 

Faces of Trunk or Treat

It was Halloween early again this year, as the General Store offered its annual haunted house and dozens of made-up monster mazens and their parents...

 

Federal disaster relief available for county farmers and ranchers

A recent federal disaster designation for many Oregon counties has triggered federal disaster relief for farmers and ranchers in neighboring Klickitat and Benton counties. “Last spring, 11 counties...

 

PSE hosts its annual tour for young scientists

Science students in Klickitat County are set to get a charge out of lemons and potatoes. A small army of fourth, fifth, and sixth graders will deploy to Puget Sound Energy’s Goldendale Generating...

 

White Salmon considers selling marijuana

While Klickitat County has established a moratorium on producing and selling marijuana in unincorporated parts of the county, the city of White Salmon seems to be seriously considering going into the...

 

Students get to vote in mock election

As Washington voters cast ballots in the 2013 General Election, thousands of students in grades K-12 will get their chance to vote in the Washington State Mock Election. Back for its ninth year, the...

 

Big band, good time

Dancers young and old cut a rug together at the second annual Greatest Generation Prom, held Saturday at the Goldendale Middle School. About 40...

 

Discovery Center offers vets free admission

Veterans will receive free admission to the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center the week of Nov. 10 through 16 in honor of their service to our country. On Saturday, Nov. 16, 12:30 p.m. author and...

 

Palacz-Shamek marry

The Cleveland rodeo grounds was the setting of the summer country/western wedding of Stephanie Palacz and Brian Shamek on August 17, 2013.  The...

 

Lyle Fink

Lyle Joseph Fink, 91, passed away in Hood River, Oregon on October 26, 2013. He was born in Ackley, Minnesota on February 11, 1922. With his parents Julia Loretta (Staffenhagen) and James Milo Fink...

 

Daniel Atkins

Daniel Gene Atkins was born in Goldendale, Washington on April 22, 1962 to Jerri (Kennemore) and Dick Atkins. As a young man, he started working...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – October 31, 1963 • Congresswoman Catherine May told those assembled Monday at the Grange Hall that a proposed Soviet wheat purchase represents “a dangerous change in our national...

 

Free workshop for seniors Nov. 8 at Grange

A free workshop for seniors will be held Friday, Nov. 8, at the Goldendale Grange. The workshop, Senior Citizen Living Tips, will begin with coffee at 10 a.m., followed at 10:30 a.m. by the workshop,...

 

PRC dinner, auction Monday

Goldendale Pregnancy Resource Center will hold its annual fundraising dinner Monday, Nov. 4. A complete turkey dinner, prepared by Dr. Jim Ogden, will be provided. The traditional baked goods auction...

 

Halloween is stressful, cliched, uncreative, but fun

Happy October, Goldendale. It is another beautiful day, and I plan to enjoy it. How about you? The reason I’ve waited so long to put in another article is I’ve been waiting for Halloween. It’s...

 
 By Eric Olsen    Opinion    October 30, 2013

Don't let scare tactics scare you

To the Editor: Help, I'm being bombarded by Monsanto! I know I-522 isn't perfect, but the scare tactics about the measure are ridiculous and alarming. The bottom line with me is that I believe I have...

 

Good job, well done

To the Editor: We recently hired a contractor to paint our house and we wish to share the result of the experience with the readership of The Goldendale Sentinel. We chose to have the work performed...

 

Drama owes a lot to Grange

To the Editor: For the past 14 years, the Goldendale Grange has allowed Goldendale High School Drama to perform plays in the 1941 building that sits on Darland and Wilbur because the late Betty Roe (b...

 

Scarry scarry night

A bonfire was part of Halloween festivities held at the Neal and Billie Brown farm Saturday. It is a project of a number of parents for entertainment...

 

Trunk or treat, costume contest, at Halloween Festival Thursday

The day little (and big) kids look forward to is here; and the Glenwood Community has organized a Halloween Festival on Main Street this Oct. 31. Beginning at 5 p.m. a costume contest will be held at...

 

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...

 

Holiday bazaar helps raise funds for Lyle Community Center

When is there not a season for fundraisers? It is the sole means of obtaining the much needed funds for a nonprofit organization to survive. This is a good time to visit one of the many diverse...

 

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