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 By Contributed    Features    March 30, 2011

Search and Rescue Mission

The Klickitat County Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call on March 20, reporting a 38-year-old woman riding a mountain bike was injured on a trail east of Courtney Road on Burdoin Mountain. About 15...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 30, 2011

State of the School

Vice Principal Chip Ferrell shows Goldendale residents the old fire alarm system that the high school had to replace a portion of in the last few...

 
 By Alysa Haas    News    March 30, 2011

Drama teacher makes impact around country

It was Shakespeare that got her. That, and a particular charismatic drama teacher, got Maryanna Kruse hooked on theater when she was a high school...

 

Ranchers raise funds for Japan relief

Last week Washington ranchers raised $18,281 to make sure food gets to the victims of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The donation was generated by several ranchers who placed bids on...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 30, 2011

Descending into Clouds

Going down the Maryhill grade last week involved driving through dense cloud-like fog, reducing vibility to near zero at times....

 

Goldendale centenarian has first birthday party

Yesterday Edith Byars became the latest person in the Goldendale area to reach the age of 100. Edith Flora Lucille Noe was born on March 29, 1911, in Westmore, Kan. In her childhood, her family reloca...

 
 By Alysa Haas    News    March 30, 2011

Healthy People Alliance to survey needs for trail development

Beginning in May, the Healthy People Alliance and its community partners will distribute a survey throughout the greater Goldendale community to gather needs and ideas for the development of the...

 

Studded tires go off April 7

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) extended the studded tire deadline to April 7 because forecasts call for possible winter driving conditions across the mountain passes and...

 

Gourley lured from cushy Sentinel job by Nat Geo

April 1, 2011 will mark the start of a “big break” for a young Goldendale photojournalist. Rebecca Gourley will start her work for National Geographic after a sudden job offer from famed instituti...

 

Just in: scientists find you can believe everything you read

To observe the day (a little early), The Sentinel has three stories in this week’s issue that are completely phony, written entirely in the spirit of good-natured fun. If you are the first to...

 

Goldendale Sentinel buys National Geographic

Piqued by its top photojournalist being hired away to National Geographic, The Goldendale Sentinel announced it has purchased the media giant, effective April 1. “So there,” said Sentinel...

 

GHS student, Wells, recognized at HS art exhibit

Goldendale High School student Jessica Wells received special recognition for her drawing at the Heritage University Ninth Annual Invitational High School Art Exhibit. A total of 86 entries were...

 

Top Finishers

The Goldendale High School chapter of the Technology Student Association, traveled to the state conference at the Bellevue Hilton last weekend. Elena...

 

Raymond McKinney

Raymond Lee McKinney was born to Benjamin “Mac” and Ollie McKinney in Blackfoot, Idaho on Dec. 17, 1923, the 20th anniversary of the Wright... Full story

 

Edward Hayden

You could say that Edward Clifford Hayden couldn't wait to start his life adventure. He entered the world on Sept. 24, 1941 while on the way from... Full story

 

Lonnie Shirley

Lonnie K. Shirley of Zillah, died March 26, 2011.  Lonnie was born July 9, 1971 in Toppenish, to Robert and Julia (Hopper) Shirley. He was raised... Full story

 

Gladys May Knapp

Gladys May Knapp, 84, died in Vancouver on March 24, 2011. She was born Feb. 8, 1927 in The Dalles, to Roy R. and Lois (Ryman) Clark. Gladys spent her childhood in Dallesport and High Prairie and... Full story

 

Diane Carlton

Diane Carlton, 71, died at her home in Goldendale on March 22, 2011. She was born Trudi Diane Thomas to Joy Jane (Neider) and Russell Davis Thomas in Twin Falls, Idaho on Jan. 7, 1940. She grew up in... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 30, 2011

On April Fool’s Day, a look at the light and dark of humor

Someone once wrote, “It’s better to be an April Fool than a year-round one.” As a public service, then, this newspaper today runs a few April...

 

Make do with what’s there

To the Editor: You folks who have been around Goldendale a few years may recall a scare regarding our beloved court house. The architects decreed it had to be torn down and a new one built. It...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    March 30, 2011

The best April Fool’s pranks of past years

March 30: 1822 – Florida becomes a U. S. territory just in time for spring break. 1858 – Patent date for the invention of a pencil with an attached eraser. 1949 – Hermione Ripley arrested for...

 

Lady Wolves net a win in opener

After a couple of weather delays, the Lady Timberwolves opened their tennis season on a winning note, downing Granger 3-2. All three of the wins came...

 

Middle schools open track season in White Salmon

The Klickitat County Athletic Association teams opened their season with a track and field meet at White Salmon, Friday. The meet was the first of...

 

Wolves beat Bulldogs 8-3 in home opener

Goldendale-Klickitat used four pitchers in an 8-3 win over Stevenson in Goldendale, last Thursday. That wasn’t the original game plan and the game i...

 

Wolves shine in first meet of the year at Grandview

It took awhile for the Timberwolves to air out their track shoes, but they opened the season in a big way at Grandview with top four finishes for...

 

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