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 By Kathy Mitchell Playfair    Opinion    May 25, 2016 

It's the trees or the infrastructure

To the Editor: I am writing in response to recent “Letters From the Community” regarding felled trees consequent to the West Columbus Neighborhood Improvement Project. These improvements address...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 25, 2016 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 23, 1991 Work crews lifted and carried layers of sod to cover the GHS baseball practice field. The sod was unearthed from the former vo-ag building. The installation marks a...

 
 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...

 
 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...

 
 Sports    May 18, 2016

16 Wolves move on to next step in quest for State

Sixteen Goldendale Timberwolves advanced to the District track and field meet to be held at Royal City, this Friday. The top four places in lane events and the top eight in distance and field events...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    May 11, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 9, 1991 Goldendale’s Maxine Jacroux was awarded with the Goldendale Soroptimist chapter’s “Women Helping Women” award. The honor recognizes community services. Jacroux is a...

 
 Community    May 11, 2016

Dumpster loads of refuse collected on city clean up day

“I was concentrating on elderly and disabled,” said Mayor Mike Cannon. And judging by the volume of refuse collected on Saturday, a lot of people got the help they needed for spring cleaning....

 
 By Andrew Christiansen    Sports    May 11, 2016

Javelin battle continues to heat up among Gorge League girls

Area athletes warmed up for District track meets at the Bickleton Pirate Invite, Friday. As if there hasn't been plenty written about the Gorge...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 4, 2016

Council sets new committees

The Goldendale City Council covered a lot of ground efficiently at last night’s meeting. Councilors voted to establish three new special committees—on airport issues, business and economic issues...

 
 Community    April 27, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - April 25, 1991 Sarah Lynn Wanless, 14, an 8th grader at Goldendale Middle School, served as a legislative page in Washington State House of Representatives April 8 through 12. She is...

 
 Community    April 20, 2016

Mayor's message: help us on Clean-up Day

Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon writes: The Goldendale city-wide clean-up is scheduled for May 7. The aim is to have as many residents as possible participate. Tools that will be needed include: pickup...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    April 13, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - April 11, 1991 Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wesley have received word that their daughter, Karen, has returned to Fort Bragg, N. C. safely, after serving five months in the Persian Gulf War. She...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    April 6, 2016

City council meeting warns of tire tickets, says delay in project start

The Goldendale City Council honored retiring city police officer Kevin Dyment Monday night. Mayor Mike Canon read a proclamation praising his skill and dedication. Police Chief Reggie Bartkowski...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 6, 2016

Veracruz settles in Goldendale

Their burritos are about the size of a brick and are easily two meals, at least, for many people. And their fans say their food is fantastic. But if...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 30, 2016

Cantwell in the county

Washington's Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell's car blended in with all the others stuck in traffic on Highway 97 on the Maryhill Grade, about midway...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    March 30, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - March 28, 1991 Tom Carratt and Mary Jaekel display flags presented at Centerville School in a special ceremony last Friday by Senator Dean Sutherland (D. Vancouver). The two...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 30, 2016

The need for the return of the Fourth Estate

It was admittedly controversial, to put a huge headline reading “He is risen” under the banner of The Sentinel last week, just before Easter. A...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    Community    March 30, 2016

Spring keeps meeting efficient and smooth

Spring was in the air at the Goldendale City Council last Monday night as councilors sailed through a packed agenda with smooth efficiency, wrapping it all up in less than a half hour. Though there...

 
 By Jean Allyn Smeltzer    Features    March 23, 2016

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - March 21, 1991 Rabanco's Teacher of the Month is Goldendale High School chemistry and biology teacher Darrell Watson. The 22 year veteran of the local school district says that he...

 
 Obituaries    March 16, 2016

Frieda Lee Batten

Freida Lee Batten (née Stone), age 73, passed away on February 21, 2016, after succumbing to cancer. She was born in Lovington, New Mexico in 1942 to...

 
 Community    March 16, 2016

Priddy chosen for area FFA assignment

Katie Priddy of the Goldendale chapter of FFA was selected to be the FFA District 4 reporter for 2016-17. She will be serving 28 chapters within the...

 
 By Kathy OBrennan    Community    March 16, 2016

Community radio line-up tippin' hat to the Irish

Goldendale Community Radio KVGD-LP FM 100.1 is featuring the following local programming during the next week: In KVGD-LP’s Health Spot, Wednesday March 16 at 9 a.m., Deborah Heart moderates a...

 
 By Sallie Skakel    Opinion    March 16, 2016

Let's create heritage sites

To the Editor: There are many valid reasons to criticize the United Nations. Nevertheless, there is one function of the U.N. that surely we all must regard with heartfelt gratitude: the role of the...

 
 By Ken McKune    Opinion    March 16, 2016

Leave the tree

To the Editor: The proposed West Columbus improvement project will be a great event in the history of Goldendale, and undoubtedly will improve the neighborhoods and the image of the town sought by cit...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 9, 2016

PARADE FOR A YOUNG HERO

Walter Goik turned 102 last week, and on Friday Goldendale surprised him with a short parade down Main Street in honor of both his birthday and his...

 

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