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Articles from the May 16, 2012 edition

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 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 16, 2012

Home burns to ground in fire

Seven people were displaced after a fire ran rampant through a home at 432 Austin Road, taking everything inside with it to the ground. Alexis and...

 

SAR starts conference

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers have begun hosting the 2012 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference. The conference started Monday and continues...

 

Friendly Giant

Second graders got an up close visit with a giraffe at Schreiner Farms last week. Students from throughout Klickitat County participated in the...

 

Solid Start

The Goldendale Farmers’ Market kicked off its season Saturday at Ekone Park with a large crowd and perfect weather. Booths were plentiful and...

 
 By Sverre Bakke    News    May 16, 2012

White Salmon police chief under

The City of White Salmon placed Bingen-White Salmon Police Chief Tony Domish on paid administrative leave on May 3 pending the outcomes of two separate investigations: one in Snohomish County where...

 

PUD Commissioners meeting to address possible water, sewer rate changes

Included on the May 22 agenda of the regular meeting of the Klickitat PUD Board of Commissioners will be discussion on proposed revisions to the water and sewer rates for the systems in Lyle,...

 

Semi on its side

A semi truck overturned on Highway 97 near milepost 23 last week, tying up traffic in both directions as removal continued. There were no reports of...

 

Blanket appraisal clinic held at Maryhill Musuem

Maryhill Museum hosts an Indian Trade Blanket Appraisal Clinic with Barry Friedman Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Commercially woven woolen trade blankets have been standard attire and...

 

High Prairie Auction returns

The 13th Annual High Prairie Firehouse Sale is coming up this weekend, May 19 and 20. This community-wide event includes a huge rummage sale, food booth, plant sale, silent auction, quilt raffle, and...

 

Library hosts annual Spring School Arts Festival

The Goldendale Community Library will host its annual Spring School Arts Festival May 25 through June 5. The festival features performances by local students from Goldendale’s middle and high...

 

THIS WEEK’S MOST WANTED

The Goldendale Police are looking for Jimmy Looney. Looney, 24, is wanted for attempted residential burglary, attempted second degree burglary and...

 

Dorothy Garner

Dorothy Jean Garner died peacefully at home in Goldendale on Friday, May 11. She was born in Toppenish to Daniel J. (Jeff) and Frances J. (Jane)...

 

Thomas Klejeski

In loving memory of Thomas A. Klejeski, born July 12, 1946 in Cloquet, Minnesota, died May 11, 2012 in Goldendale, Washington. Thomas was raised in...

 

Ray Mattson

The life and times of Raymond O. (Ray) Mattson, as written by Ray Mattson. “This won't be easy but I'll give it a try. I was born January 6, 1918...

 

Mains memorial service Saturday

A memorial service for Mack Mains, who died Jan. 5, 2012, will be held Saturday, May 19, 11:30 a.m. at the IOOF Cemetery in Bickleton. Everyone is invited to dinner at the lodge hall after the...

 

Connor Jace Fahlenkamp

Connor Jace Fahlenkamp was born on March 21, 2012, at the Sunnyside Community Hospital to Allison and Brad Fahlenkamp. He weighed 9 lbs., 9 ounces, and was 22 1/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents...

 

Students are asked to be responsible, confident

“May I have your attention in five...four...three...two...one. Thank you.” The first grader has her hand held high in the air, counting down one finger at a time. She looks very serious as she...

 

Library trees will have to go for safety

At the last Java Talk meeting, discussion turned to the fate of the trees around the Goldendale Library, with Goldendale Mayor Clint Baze emphasizing that for safety’s sake, the trees would have to...

 
 By Tim Roden    Opinion    May 16, 2012

Lyle: pass the school levy

To the Editor: To Lyle school district voters: I understand wanting to hold the board and the administration accountable for their actions or inactions. But voting no on levies is not holding them...

 
 By Mavis House    Opinion    May 16, 2012

Trees are not all coming down at cemetery

To the Editor: I would like to respond to the letter from Sarah Tebbs which was published in the paper on May 9. I’m not sure where she got her information, but my husband is the Trustee in charge...

 

I-502 needs to be passed

To the Editor: In a recent letter to the editor in The Sentinel, Joy Collins notes that marijuana is not harmless. I couldn’t agree more and would like to take this opportunity to explain why I...

 

Food stamps, Lucky Lindy, Johnny Carson’s last Tonight show

May 16: This is quite the taste treat history date: root beer is invented by Charles Elmer Hires (1866); Spam is invented by George A. Hormel (1891), and Spaghetti-O’s sales begin. 1939—Food...

 

Kudos Allaway, students for spring concert

Debbie Allaway directed the annual Glenwood School Spring Concert on May 9. The program began with the kindergarten through second grade students singing songs, Making Stone Soup and Stone Soup, and...

 

Meterorite info presented by PSU professor at men’s club meeting

With beautiful blue skies happening quite often as of late, the clear cold nights have been spectacular for sky watching. After a winter of cloudy starless evenings it has been great to once again be...

 

First Aid classes begin Saturday at Activity Center

Gorge Networks is now offering higher internet speeds for Lyle. Between passing emails and a telephone interview, a Gorge Network representative explained the new set up as follows: “The Wifi at (in...

 

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