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Polar Plunge again calls to the daring

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District suggests that the best way to begin 2016 is by throwing yourself into icy water. The...

 

Affordable housing applications currently open

Klickitat County Affordable Housing Advisory Board is currently accepting applications for new affordable housing projects. Eligible projects include: new housing development and housing acquisition...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    December 30, 2015

Sneaky letters hitting car owners

They know what kind of car you have. They know your address. And while their letters aren’t exactly a scam, they are at the least highly deceptive a...

 

CANDY CANE LANE MEMORIES

This year's Candy Cane Lane parade was colorful and memorable....

 

Rare Delight

There was a full moon over Goldendale on Christmas night. It was the first full moon on Christmas Day since 1977 and the last until...

 

The most interesting stories of the year

Jan. 7 2015: McCabe begins term Standing before her family and friends, Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, was sworn in as the newest 14th District state...

 

County Court Log

Below is a summary of resolutions from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Dec. 21, 2015, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in session...

 

Goldendale man killed in North Dakota accident

A Goldendale man was killed on Christmas Eve while driving his snowmobile in North Dakota, according to a report on KVRR-TV in Fargo. John Pool, Jr., 58, ran into a parked car while snowmobiling in...

 

State says men can use women's rooms

If a man says he is a woman and walks into the women’s restroom, it is now illegal for a business owner to intervene. That is the result of a new rule created by the Washington State Human Rights...

 

Lions Club thanks community

A note came to me from the Lions Club asking me to pass it along to the readers …The Lyle Lions Club wish to express a heartfelt “thank you” to each of those who contributed, whether financial,...

 

Olsons celebrate 69 years together

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Olson just celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.  Mary Phyllis Allen of Alderdale, daughter of Fred and Mary Allen of Alderdale, married Ralph Homer Olsen, son of Arild Olsen...

 

Helen Kindler

Helen Marie Kindler, 92, passed away in Hood River, Oregon on December 23, 2015. She was born in Logan, Ohio on October 11, 1923 to Florence (Terrell) and Harry Fickel. On January 5, 1942, Helen...

 

Johnny R. Johnson

John passed away December 24, 2015 at Eisenhower Hospital in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was born Feb. 7, 1961 in Prosser, Washington to Norm and Marti Johnson. He graduated from Toppenish High School...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - December 23, 1965 • Assuming the ownership recently of the Ponderosa Motel in Goldendale were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cahill, who purchased the business from Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Day. The...

 

2015 "Santa's Clauset"a success

The Christmas holiday is over for another year, and for another year, Klickitat County residents stepped up to help provide a happier holiday for others. LeAndra Kessinger, coordinator for Santa’s...

 
 By Jim Miller    News    December 30, 2015

Furnishings to fit the rising needs of seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, I am interested in purchasing a recliner that lifts and lowers off the ground, or some other type of senior-friendly furniture that can help my elderly father. He’s arthritic and...

 

We need the bond

To the Editor: I am writing this letter to urge voters in the Goldendale School District to vote yes on the Capital Improvements Bond. One of the things that need to be fixed is getting the doors of...

 

If we'd only known

To the Editor: I was very disappointed to read last week that Big River Art and Crafts is closing due to insufficient volunteer staffing. The newest rendition of Goldendale’s art gallery was truly...

 

They need more support

To the Editor: I was deeply saddened by the Dec. 23 Sentinel headline, “Art Gallery to Close.” The gallery is the very first place I take out of town guests to show off Goldendale’s best. They...

 

East District Court

December 8 • Jason Jay Begay: Oper. Veh. w/o Ignition Interlock (8/11/15); guilty plea, jail 364/334 susp.; DWLS 2 (8/11/15); guilty plea, jail 364/362 susp., fine/fees $210; 12 mos. probation. •...

 

From the best seat in the house

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas. It you need a basketball fix during the school break, Goldendale is playing Columbia-White Salmon, in White...

 

Fourth quarter rally gives Cougars a win to enjoy over the break

It was a great way to start the Christmas break for Lyle-Wishram and Stevenson boys' basketball teams. Only the Cougars could claim a win, but both...

 

Lady Bulldogs hold Cougars at bay for win

For most of the first half of Tuesday's game against Stevenson, Lyle-Wishram's girls were able to mix it up with good movement that gave them chances...

 

Dinner time

Golden Chinook Coffee, located at 118 W. Main St., hosted a free traditional Christmas dinner for all on Wednesday, Dec. 23. Golden Chinook owners,...

 

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