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 By Lou Marzeles    News    June 17, 2015

Planning commission recommends two-year county ban on new pot businesses

The Klickitat County Planning Commission was one vote shy of unanimity in its meeting Monday night in proposing a two-year ban with a sunset clause...

 

City police department losses raise questions on budget restraints

The recent loss of one Goldendale police officer to the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office and the impending loss of another has raised concerns about...

 

High Street horses objects of ordinance concern

The city of Goldendale’s ordinance committee is revising the current livestock ordinance, as it lacks specifics on several matters and does not address how the city should handle issues discussed...

 

BUILDING ABLAZE

A fire that started in an abandoned apartment building at the east end of Biggs Junction Wednesday destroyed that structure and one home before winds...

 

It's yard sale heaven again in Klickitat County

On June 19 and 20, you might see nothing but yard sale signs for miles along Highway 14. While all of you yard sale enthusiasts will be keeping an eye out for signs, be sure to also keep them on the...

 

Mild weather and good crowd for 105 years of Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo

A good crowd nearly filled the bleachers at the 105th Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo. The payout for the Northwest Professional Rodeo...

 

Klickitat County Prosecutor's log

The following is a summary of major events from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of June 1, 2015, Provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in se...

 

A GREAT START ON A GREAT DAY

The Goldendale Primary School PTO proudly announced their new charter for a new Cub Scout troop in Goldendale named Pack 551. It was formed on...

 

Generosity of donors shows commitment to education and GHS graduates

More than $380,000 in scholarship money was awarded Friday night at Goldendale High School's graduation. Recipients were: Samantha Adams: KVET...

 

Lyle trail maps shown July 1

Lyle Community trail plans will be presented at the Lyle Activity Center on July 1, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Maps of the planned trail on Friends of the Columbia Gorge’s cherry orchard property and...

 

VBS at New Life next week

New Life Assembly of God invites kids ages 4 to 12 to Everest: Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.  During this Vacation Bible School, kids will enjoy games, interactive Bible stories,...

 

Shupe-Strieck to marry

Dustin Strieck and Marlena Shupe, along with their son Mason, are pleased to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is a 2001 graduate of...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 17, 1965 • Sale of the Ponderosa Motel was announced Wednesday by Roy Wylam, seller, and Lloyd and Kathryn Day, purchasers. The Days took immediate possession and management. Wyl...

 

Gladys M. (Lee) Scott

In loving memory of Gladys M. (Lee) Scott, 78 years old, from all the family. She was born March 18, 1938 in Goldendale, and died June 13, 2015. A...

 

Marlis Loftin

Marlis Ann Loftin passed away at her home in Goldendale on June 14, 2015.  A complete obituary will appear in the next edition of The Sentinel....

 

Kenith Vogt

Kenith Hans Vogt was born in Oak Creek, South Dakota on December 4, 1930, the son of Hazel Lee (Bartlett) and John Hans Vogt. Kenith served in the...

 

Friends seek book donations

The Friends of the Goldendale Library are currently seeking donations for their upcoming Community Days book sale. The book sale will take place on Thursday and Friday, July 2 and 3. Donations of...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 17, 2015

A war that became civil shows issues can be tamed

There were no metaphoric guns blazing. There was no bombast or chauvinistic posturing. There were no hordes of barbarian invaders slashing through the...

 

What incredible service

To the Editor: On May 24 I had a fall in my shop and landed on my left shoulder and hip on the concrete and couldn’t get up. My wife called 9-1-1, and an ambulance and Rural 7 Fire Department were...

 

Worth a story

To the Editor: We recently learned that Jenny Balcom of Goldendale, after completing the rigorous qualifying process for running in the Boston Marathon, completed the 2015 marathon in a time of three...

 

Ketchum Kalf Rodeo this weekend

The 2015 Ketchum Kalf Rodeo Queen is 15-year old Shania Weifenbach. Shania is the daughter of Steve and Sonya Shields of White Salmon. Miss Weifenbach is a straight-A student at Columbia High School...

 

Bookmobile and summer program offers activities for children

Tim Darland, chief of the High Prairie Fire Dept would like some vital information from surrounding property owners near the location of the new Schilling Rd. fire station. “I am looking for some...

 

Bickleton honor roll announced

Bickleton School released the names of students achieving honor roll status for the fourth quarter of the 2014-2015 school year. Included are: High School – (4.0 GPA) Lindsay Brown, Rhys Chapman...

 

Volunteers needed for TL Bike Tour June 27

Eleven seniors graduated from Trout Lake High School on Friday in a well attended ceremony. The school parking lot was absolutely jammed with the cars of the attendees. Beyyine Ozkan was valedictorian...

 

McKern named to Harding Dean's List

Lyle resident Shelby McKern, a senior oral communication major at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 university students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the spring...

 

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