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Reason for the season

Another year of cleaning up in and around homes in our area. The Lyle Clean up can receive kudos for a job well done. A big thank you goes to all who pitched in and helped empty the rigs that came...

 

Ogden team moves on to Phonxay

March 17, 2017 Dear Friends: Monday morning (13 March), we left on a four day expedition in the mountains of Laos. We hired a 15 passenger van and driver and drove many hours, mostly on narrow and rou...

 
 By Contributed    News    March 15, 2017

GHS students' art advances to OSPI Art Show

Eight pieces by high school artists from south central Washington will be advancing to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's (OSPI)...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    March 15, 2017

City's childcare 'desert' has few oases

It may be little comfort to parents, but Goldendale might just escape the title of "childcare desert," depending on how you parse the term. As...

 
 By The Dalles OR    News    March 15, 2017

Wind champions: local students take home prizes at Google Wind Challenge

THE DALLES, Ore. – March 13, 2017—Although it was a fierce competition, only a few teams walked away as wind turbine champions earlier today as students from around the Gorge took part in the...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

School joins in active shooter exercise scenarios

Saturday, officers responding to Goldendale Middle School (GMS) faced a unique threat: Animal Control Officer Tom Fitzgibbons, wielding a plastic... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    March 8, 2017

Wishram reaping in athletic/academic success

A good sized group of kids run up and down the small gym in the Wishram Elementary and High School, getting in a quick game of hoops during the lunch... Full story

 

Goldendale FFA: year in review

Each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week. The week-long tradition began in 1947 when the National FFA Board of Directors designated the week of George Washington's...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 15, 2017

Breaking down the myths of school bus seat belts

Rep. Gina McCabe has a proposed bill in the State Legislature to put seat belts in school buses, and the measure is encountering resistance from...

 

Two Timberwolves punch tickets to state

After deciding to drop from the 220 pound class to 195, Goldendale senior Cameron Read knew he faced a road block to a potential state title in... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Greater Columbia Gorge League district tourney postponed a day

Day two of the Greater Columbia Gorge League district basketball tournament has been postponed for Friday after a combination of snow and freezing...

 

Alan R. MacRae

Alan R. MacRae, 57, passed away in his home in Centerville, Feb. 1, 2017. Alan was born on March 1, 1959 in Moscow, Idaho to Kenneth and Sandra... Full story

 

Goldendale senior meets on CTE

Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from all around Washington met in Olympia on Wednesday to talk with legislators about the important of...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Read, Lembke, 3 alternates reach regionals

As Goldendale head wrestling coach Matt Dumolt thought would happen, the Granger Spartans dominated Saturday's South Central Athletic Conference West... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Vandals, Pirates reach GCGL district tourney

Sports editor The District 5 Class 1B Greater Columbia Gorge League tournament kicked off Tuesday in Goldendale High School with four opening round...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 25, 2017

Teacher secures funds for recess equipment

Goldendale Primary School teacher Brad Fahlenkamp raised just under $1,000 for recess equipment. Fahlenkamp, who teaches physical education, says the school has been running out of playground toys.... Full story

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

MLK holiday: invisible history

Many Goldendale residents had the day off Monday, Jan. 16, but if they wanted to celebrate the occasion in a publicly organized way, they would have... Full story

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

A blizzard for the books

You may not have noticed, but the Gorge got a little snow recently. Goldendale received its fair share: a total of 25 inches between Jan. 8 and 12....

 

Goldendale student serves as page

Alyssa Simmons, an 11th-grade homeschooled student from Goldendale, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 11, 2017

McCabe 'listening tour' elicits comment

Last Tuesday, Rep. Gina McCabe came to Goldendale as part of a district-wide “listening tour.” The event, sponsored by The Sentinel and the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce, gave residents a chance...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 11, 2017

Fourth meet this season canceled for Goldendale

Sports editor For as long as Goldendale head wrestling coach Matt Dumolt has been with the program, in his 13th year to be exact, there’s only been...

 

The year in review: 2016 in Sentinel news

Following are some of the top stories reported by The Sentinel in 2016. Jan. 6, 2016 Ekone Ranch focus of concerns Ekone Ranch sprawls across 1,060 acres around Rock Creek Canyon near Goldendale. The... Full story

 

Dona Grace Brown Taylor

Dona Grace Brown Taylor departed this life on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. She had celebrated her 82nd birthday. She was born Sept. 16,... Full story

 

Gorge teams to state robotics tournament

Almost 400 students aged nine to 14 from schools all around the Gorge showed off their robotic talents over the last two weekends in the Gorge. Sixty-five student teams worked over the past several...

 

Local music students make a concerted effort

Contrary to what the Goldendale School District calendar and, resultantly, our Holiday Events page, said, the Goldendale Middle and High School... Full story

 

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