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 By Brandon Cline    News    July 19, 2017 

Wishram murder suspect pleads not guilty

Michael Matteson, 59, pled not guilty to a second degree murder charge in the killing of Wishram resident Joseph Flock during his arraignment on July 17. Matteson made the plea despite conflicting sta...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    July 19, 2017 

County road signs getting blasted

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information that can lead to the arrest of individuals who have been shooting at road signs throughout the county, and they’re offering to swee...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    July 19, 2017 

City approves street projects

Goldendale City Council marched through a light agenda Monday night with decisions on mostly routine housekeeping measures. Councilors did pass a six-year street plan after a short hearing and approve...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    July 12, 2017

Wishram man killed: Shot, then body dumped

A 40-year-old Wishram man was killed after being shot in the face and then pushed out of a vehicle in Wishram on June 30. Wishram resident Michael Matteson, 59, has been arrested on a second-degree...

 

KCSO participates in Operation Dry Water

From June 30 to July 2, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO), along with other Marine Patrols throughout the nation, will be participating in an event called Operation Dry Water. The...

 

Sheriff's Office announces firearm training

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) has announced that it will hold a classroom firearm training class at the Goldendale KPUD Building on July 22, at 9 a.m. The class will be four hours....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 24, 2017

Goldendale youth falls from cliff, struggles days to reach safety

Displaying astonishing endurance and determination, Goldendale resident Noah Messenger, 18, survived a fall from a Maryhill cliff and, with his back... Full story

 

KCRP holds Lincoln Day dinner

The Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP) held their Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, May 13, at the Elks Lodge in White Salmon. The annual...

 
 By Sandy DeMent    Opinion    April 19, 2017

The signs don't work

I write as a concerned property owner here in Klickitat County. I have three concerns with Sheriff Songer’s signs that are popping up around the county warning drug dealers not to linger in our... Full story

 

The signs work

I want to applaud Sheriff Bob Songer for caring enough about his county to declare drug dealers persona non grata in Klickitat County. Opponents of the Sheriff’s signs say we don’t have a serious... Full story

 

Klickitat County Sheriff hosts SAR volunteer dinner

Tuesday night, March 14, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search and Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation...

 

Don't be bullied

I attended the March 11 meeting in White Salmon sponsored by the Klickitat County Democrat Party. I was appalled at the ACLU’s kickoff of their campaign to “resist” President Trump in anything... Full story

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    March 22, 2017

Local police asked to consider ACLU approach

Should local law enforcement adopt recommendations from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)? That's the subject of an upcoming public forum...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    March 22, 2017

Police, fire

On March 18, 2017, the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office made multiple arrests and served a search warrant after a lengthy investigation. The Sheriff's Office arrested John Edde, of Wishram, for...

 

Police log

On Feb. 27, 2017, the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office Chief Criminal Deputy Mike Kallio received information from two posse deputies about a possible wanted subject. Based on that information, Kalli...

 

Police chief: overall city crime is down

The Goldendale City Council met Monday in a meeting delayed from last week by inclement weather. They heard good news from Chief Reggie Bartkowski, who had some comparative crime statistics from 2015...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

Son arrested for choking mother

In police activity in both the city and county, there was some bad news and some good news. On Monday, Jan. 16 at about 4:30 p.m., officers responded to Simcoe Drive for a reported...

 

Velma Van Aelst

Velma Van Aelst was born on April 5, 1946 to Don and Lydia Craker in Boise, Idaho. Her father became a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene the following year so she grew up in parsonages around the... Full story

 

City renews DOG contract

For The Sentinel The first meeting of the Goldendale City Council for 2017 started on an optimistic note. Councilors voted unanimously to sign an agreement for animal control with Dogs of the Gorge,...

 
 By Jesse Robles    News    December 14, 2016

A Season of Giving: Goldendale charities on the cusp of Christmas

Thankgiving is over , the weather gets colder , the holidays are arounds the corner , and the thoughts of many turn to those with less than us. It is during these times that low-income citizens begin... Full story

 

Drugs increase as a factor in traffic deaths: Drunk, Drugs, or high, it's a Dui

Law enforcement agencies across the state are participating in extra patrols aimed at getting DUI drivers off the roads over this holiday season from Dec. 15 to Jan. 1. “The Washington Traffic...

 

Missing man's body found

The body of a missing fishermen with ties to Wasco County was recovered Monday off the shoreline of Roosevelt, near the location the boat he was in capsized more than two weeks ago. “We put a lot of...

 

BPA puts flight warning balls on wires across river near Wishram

Seemingly, just in time for Christmas, colorful balls now adorn the power lines crossing the Columbia River at Wishram. Klickitat Sheriff Bob Songer...

 

DEPUTY WITH PEARLS AND A MAYOR ON PATROL

Monday at the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), Sheriff Bob Songer swore in two elected officials as new members of the KCSO posse. Left,...

 

Dispute in Lyle puts bullet in man's head

A dispute between neighbors that escalated into a shooting incident Sunday on Meadows Loop Road near Lyle left one person injured. Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer said the incident took place Sund...

 

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