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Articles from the May 18, 2016 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 18, 2016

Who killed Kimi Kanasket?

Klickitat County Sheriff Jenny Almond has a tough job on her hands. First, she's convinced the death of a Klickitat County high school student 40...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 18, 2016

Bryant: The way government works doesn't really work

Bill Bryant leaves his entourage in the car, strolling solitary to The Sentinel office. A politician walking alone. It almost seems a metaphor for wha...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 18, 2016

City approves aerial mapping project

Good news for anyone paying insurance in Goldendale. The city has managed to maintain a Level Six fire rating, after first being notified the city was being dropped to a Level Seven, which would have...

 

Chicken recalled from area stores

Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation is recalling an additional 376,380 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may have been contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of...

 

County burn ban in effect

Klickitat County has issued a burn ban from June 1 through September 30. In a resolution adopted May 10, the Board of County Commissioners of Klickitat County stated it “hereby places into effect a...

 

Cell phone thief runs con, is arrested

Matt Levasseur, 32, of Goldendale was arrested for trafficking stolen property and for an outstanding Department of Corrections warrant. The case...

 

Julie Ann Reeves

Julie Ann Reeves passed away on April 23, 2016 at her home in Camp Verde, Ariz. Julie was born to Raymond and Mary Ellen Shull on Jan. 11, 1960, the...

 

Jean W. (Garcia) Smith

Jean W. (Garcia) Smith, aged 78, died May 15, 2016, in Goldendale. She was born Dec. 28, 1937, in Wapato. She enjoyed camping, fishing, motorbiking,...

 

Dorthy Williams

Dorthy Irene Williams, 90, passed away at her home in Goldendale on May 15, 2016. She was born in Lusk, Wyoming on January 4, 1926 to Ida May (Keller) and John L. Peterson. On Oct. 26, 1954 she...

 

Hear's Goldendale

Starting this week we have a new local feature, Tales and Trails with Pat Walker, airing Wednesdays from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Pat will cover topics with a Western slant, with music, cowboy poetry, and...

 

GMS wins regional honor

Seven schools from the ESD 105 region are among the recipients of the 7th annual Washington Achievement Awards, which OSPI describes as “the state’s highest honor” for its public schools. Union...

 

A painful departure from Goldendale for bad reasons

I wanted to write and share why my wife and I, after ten years of planning our move to the Goldendale area, chose instead to live elsewhere. In 2006 we bought a lot in a planned residential area just...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Some 'votes' need to be suppressed

To the Editor: Suppress the vote? The same refrain can be heard far and wide every election season by Democrats. “Republicans just want to suppress the vote.” “They are attempting to...

 
 By Jessica Bieker    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Who will pay?

To the Editor: A line from the cult classic movie Clear Cut reads, “Someone has to pay,” in reference to a corporation cutting down old growth. Today I drove down West Allyn to take a peek at...

 
 By Loren Fennell    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Cut politicians' wages, not trees

To the Editor: “Appalling” is the only word suitable for the cutting down of what little shade trees that are left in the city of Goldendale. All for the love of a new sewer system? Has anyone...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 16, 1991 James B. Whitmore, son of Joseph and Carol Whitmore, Goldendale, has received the James L. Madison Award from Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences. Whitmo...

 

Scout Court of Honor celebrated

Celebrating 100 years of scouting at their annual Mid-Columbia District Court of Honor Banquet, scouts from all over the gorge converged on the St....

 

Soroptimist plant sale first Saturday in June

Waiting for the perfect time to plant? The Soroptimist Plant Sale is June 4, from 9 a.m. to noon in front of Dr. Ogden’s office at 103 W. Main. Perennials, annuals, herbs and veggie plants are for...

 

School Board considering moving elementary from Dallesport to Lyle

Sorry, folks about missing last week. Mother’s Day got away from me, mentally. I had an enjoyable dinner with family, came home and settled in for a leisurely evening of channel surfing, completely...

 

News shift from Homemakers to Women's Club

For many years, members of the Glenwood Homemakers have taken on the duties of news writer for this column. More specifically, in the last several years, Terry Arnold has done an amazing job of report...

 

From the best seat in the house

We are a little more than a week away from State events, and while none of the baseball or softball teams from around here made it past districts, we...

 

Four golfers heading to State

Andrew Gerchak was second in the District golf tournament at Desert Aire golf course at Mattawa, Monday, leading a team of four Timberwolves to the State 1A golf tournament. Gerchak shot a 75, six...

 

County schools send 54 athletes to District 5, 6 State qualifier

Alex Pabon, Kya Fee and Bethany Putnam were winners in four events at the District 5, 1B track meet in Bickleton, Friday. Fee, a junior from Trout...

 

Johnson and pairs Ricks/Cano alternates to District tennis

Goldendale’s girls had a strong showing at the sub-District tennis tournament, which was completed on Monday. Hanna Hoffman and Jeanetta Escene, made their way to the quarterfinals with opening...

 

Timberwolves end baseball season with typical game highlighting defense and pitching

Goldendale exited the District 5 baseball tournament after a pair of losses last week, 11-1 to Kiona-Benton and 2-1 to Cle Elum-Roslyn. It brought...

 

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