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Drivers can use studded tires starting Nov. 1

With snow already falling on some mountain passes, it's never too early to get ready for winter ice and snow. The Washington State Department of...

 

WSP on DUI enforcement patrols

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) in conjunction with 145 other law enforcement agencies around the state will have extra DUI patrols out now through Sept. 4. During 2016, impaired drivers were...

 
 By Brandon Cline    News    August 16, 2017

Two convicts escape from fire crew

State and local law enforcement officials have begun a manhunt for two convicted criminals who escaped from a Department of Natural Resources fire crew in Goldendale at around 2:30 a.m. on August 15....

 

County support was superb in fighting the Dry Creek Fire

I want to offer my sincere appreciation to the community members and businesses of your area during the Dry Creek Fire that started Friday, July 7, 2017. The Klickitat County Sheriff's Office,...

 

LeMoine Emery Bittinger

LeMoine (Lee) Emery Bittinger of Lyle, Washington passed away peacefully July 18, 2017 in his home surrounded by family. He was 78 years old. Lee...

 

Washington State Patrol targets left lane violators

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) has received numerous requests to address left lane "campers" in the state. In response to the requests, the WSP...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    June 7, 2017

City alters soning in tow areas

Goldendale City Council moved briskly through a short agenda Monday night in a meeting that handled several items of routine business and housekeeping. Councilors did unanimously approve two...

 

New fraud targets Medicaid cards

Have you heard that Medicare is sending beneficiaries new cards soon? The target date is not until April 2018, but scammers are already taking advantage of the confusion as a way to commit fraud....

 
 News    May 3, 2017

Police log

Fatality on Glenwood Highway On April 29 at about 12:30 p.m. the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office responded to a collision in the area of milepost 16 on Glenwood Highway. Upon arrival, Deputy Tim...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    April 12, 2017

EMS heroes are multi-hat wearers

It's Thursday afternoon, and the call center for the Klickitat County Department of Emergency Management (KCDEM) is deceptively "cricket cricket." So...

 

Superintendent cited for DUI, reckless endangerment

Lyle School District Superintendent Andrew Kelly was charged with driving under the influence and reckless endangerment the night of March 12 in White Salmon. According to the Bingen-White Salmon...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    March 8, 2017

'Spiders' coming to Ekone Park

Rodger Nichols For The Sentinel Goldendale City residents will see giant spiders on Ekone Field this summer. Not real spiders, thank goodness. That’s the name members of a Goldendale High School...

 

Travis Alert Act on the move

House Bill 1258, known as the "Travis Alert Act," received approval in the House Judiciary Committee yesterday. The legislation now advances to the...

 
 By Tim Gruver    News    February 15, 2017

Sexual assault cold-case kits come before Legislature for review

In past decades a rape case could have been dismissed because it lacked DNA evidence necessary for courts to bring a perpetrator to justice. Today, sexual-assault kits are critical to preserving the D...

 

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...

 

Paying the price of Drowsy Driving

Imagine this: You’ve enjoyed a fun weekend in Eastern Washington, but you have to head home in the morning. Your friend goes to bed but even though you will leave early to get to work in time, you...

 

Multiple collisions in 10 days due to Pokémon

A new study indicates Pokémon Go poses a significant hazard for younger drivers. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released a...

 
 By contributed    News    September 14, 2016

This year's Pig Bowl to benefit two special families

Pig Bowl 2016 will be held Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. at Wahtonka Football Field in The Dalles. It's Oregon Law Enforcement vs. Washington Law...

 

Police make arrests in Lyle burglary

On July 29 near 11 p.m. hours the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of three people breaking into the Lyle Mercantile. Deputies Pat Kaley, Ross Guiney, and Randy Wells responded and started...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    July 20, 2016

Augmenting reality is weirder than it seems to sound

I didn’t get the memo, but apparently the world needs augmented reality. That’s what’s behind the huge and sudden craze over the game called...

 

Fireworks sales now going on

Consumer firework sales across the state began at noon on yesterday and will continue until 9 p.m. on July 5. State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy...

 

Operation Dry Water aims at boating safety

The Sheriff’s Office is partaking in Operation Dry Water on June 24, 25 and 26, which is a statewide event put on by the Washington State Parks to promote safer boating operations. The...

 

GPS observes milestone in 'Leader in Me' progress

Goldendale Primary School celebrated their first annual Leadership Day on June 1. In the fall of 2015, the primary school began this amazing...

 
 By Contributed    News    June 1, 2016

Woman rescued from river

On May 26, 2016 at about 0745 hours the Department of Emergency Management received a call of a woman who jumped into the White Salmon River.   Upon arrival, the Sheriff’s Office learned that...

 

Fatal crashes involving pot double after legalization

Fatal crashes involving drivers who recently used marijuana doubled in Washington after the state legalized the drug, according to the latest...

 

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