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 By Lou Marzeles    News    September 7, 2011

Remembering 9/11 ten years later

One day and a sudden change of plans are why some residents of Goldendale are still alive today. On the day terrorists flew two planes into the twin t...

 

Man killed in incident at Transfer Station

A man was killed at the Goldendale Transfer Station last Thursday afternoon. The victim, Benjamen Malsbury, 79, of Goldendale, was hit by a backhoe,...

 
 By Sverre Bakke    News    September 7, 2011

Condit Dam on final countdown

The countdown of 98-year-old Condit Dam’s final days as a power-producing, river-blocking construction is under way. Crews for JR Merit Industrial...

 

Paving to begin on Broadway Monday

Paving on Broadway begins this Monday, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WDOT) has announced. The state is repaving SR-142 as part of a $1.2 million preservation project, scheduled...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    September 7, 2011

Local officials earn certification from AWC trainings

Say you get elected mayor or city council member but, never having been one, you don’t know the ropes. You Google for City Government for Dummies,...

 

From the Prosecutor

Klickitat County man pleads guilty to molestation charge Klickitat County resident Jeremy Shane Tracy, 32, pled guilty to one count of Child Molestation in the Second Degree-Domestic Violence and was...

 

Garnett experiences Ethiopian hospitality and culture

Jess Garnett, a graduate of Goldendale High School, started working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last month as a teacher at Bingham Academy. He reports...

 
 By Jim Smith    Opinion    September 7, 2011

Why PUD rates are going up for first time in eight years

I think you are all aware that Klickitat PUD will be raising electric rates effective Oct. 1. The proposed increase is 9.8 percent. This is the first general electric rate increase since 2003. Not...

 

Stop coal going down the Gorge

To the Editor: The scheme to ship massive amounts of coal directly through the Columbia River Gorge to China is bad for America’s health and businesses. Globally, we have responded to the loss of...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    September 7, 2011

The Blitz, Star Trek, Colonies become States, and 9/11

Sept. 7: 1191—Richard I (the Lionhearted) defeats Saladin at Arsuf during the Third Crusade. 1776—The Turtle, an American submersible craft, unsuccessfully attempts to attach a time bomb to the...

 

Lyle Community Council to hold board elections

This is a ‘legal announcement’ that needs the attention of all Lyle residents. The Community Council will be holding their annual board elections in November and are announcing that there are...

 

Gimlin qualifies for Puyallup Fair

I have a correction for results from the 2011 Klickitat County Fair. Last week I reported that Butch Hallenbeck received Best of Show honors for his rodeo photograph, but it was actually a Top of Show...

 

Barking Lot sale and Dog Walk to benefit Dogs of the Gorge

I received plenty of articles for this week’s column. Thank you to all who keep me posted on happenings. Dogs of the Gorge has a lot going on, says Lisa Mabrey. “In September on the 9th and 10th w...

 

Fire destroys TL farm dryers

It’s likely that everybody in town already knows about the fire, which burned the Trout Lake Farm dryers at the Schweighoffer place, which until maybe 25 years ago was a functioning dairy. The fire...

 

Trail work day set for Observatory Hill trail

Are you ready to get your hands dirty? The date has been set for the volunteer day to build the Observatory Hill Trails; Saturday, Sept. 17. Mark your calendars! Drinking water and snacks will be...

 

Annual Soroptimist bike tour to raise funds for prevention of domestic violence

The Soroptimist International of Goldendale will be hosting the fourth annual Golden Valley Bike Ride on Saturday, Sept. 10 in Goldendale. The ride runs from Goldendale to Glenwood and back,...

 

Salad demonstration at this week’s Farmers’ Market

The height of summer has arrived for local farmers and gardeners, as a spell of hot weather is forcing produce to the peak of ripeness. You can sample it at Ekone Park, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at...

 

Farming with horses update

In the Aug. 24 issue of The Sentinel, the “Harvest time 2011” section included a story about horse farming. Two clarifications to the story are in order. According to Pat Throop, the first crop...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- Sept. 12, 1991 • Klickitat County commissioners granted support to the city of The Dalles last week for a golf course feasibility study. Wasco County, The Dalles and Klickitat County...

 

Timberwolves dominate both sides of the ball in opener at White Salmon

A 28-yard touchdown pass from Lucas Denney to Ethan Enstad capped a near-perfect opening drive for the Goldendale-Klickitat Timberwolves as they made...

 

Injuries break open defensive battle at Dufur

There were two games played at Dufur between the Rangers and Lyle-Wishram’s Cougars. There was the pre-injury game and the post-injury game. The pre...

 

Cougar volleyball gets a busy start on the season

The Lyle-Wishram volleyball team was in action last Saturday at the Dufur Classic volleyball jamboree. Eleven teams from Oregon plus the Cougars...

 

Timberwolves look to seniors for run at playoffs

Two years ago the Goldendale Timberwolf soccer team made their first appearance in the playoffs. Last year, they didn’t make it. But, Coach Jimmy...

 

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