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McCabe sponsors opioid bill

In an effort to reduce opioid addiction and drug overdoses in Washington state, Rep. Gina McCabe has sponsored a bill that would require doctors to... Full story

 

LATE RECOGNITION

A camera malfunction prevented this picture from running when it should have, but late is better than not at all. This is the kindly crew that gave...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 17, 2018 

Blood drive coming to church

The Red Cross is having their first blood drive of the year Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Community Grace Brethren Church—1180 S Roosevelt Ave—from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Donated blood goes to people all...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 17, 2018 

Box Canyon residents join to form crime watch

After a string of break-ins and burglaries in the Box Canyon area, northeast of Goldendale, community members living in the area have joined together to form a community crime watch organization to...

 
 By Alex Visser    News    January 17, 2018 

Hirst Decision weighs on legislature

With the 2018 Washington state legislative session kicking off, a 2016 state Supreme Court decision on water continues to make waves in the House and Senate. The so-called Hirst decision in October...

 

THE NEW BOARD

The Goldendale School District has a new school board, consisting of some newly elected members. Also there are two Goldendale High School student...

 

Sheriff hosts Search & Rescue Volunteer appreciation dinner

On Tuesday, Jan. 9, Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer thanked the Klickitat County Search & Rescue volunteers at the annual appreciation night...

 

Get two Jimmys for the price of one

On Sunday, Jan 21, Goldendale's own "Jimmy and Jimmy" (Jim Ogden and Jimmy Wells) will give a concert of popular music from 1890s to the 1980s at the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 10, 2018

Agency takes over Goldendale food bank

Lou Marzeles Editor The era of self-governed food bank service in Goldendale, going back some 30 years, has come to an end, at least for the moment....

 

Klickitat Valley Health opens new Wellness Center

Klickitat Valley Health is hosting a grand opening and open house for its new Wellness and Therapy Center on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. The... Full story

 

City swears in new council members

The Goldendale City Council held its first meeting of the New Year on Tuesday, Jan. 2, pushed from its normal Monday meeting schedule by the New Year’s Day holiday. And the meeting held an unusual...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 10, 2018

FOL seeks new board members

The Friends of the Goldendale Library (Friends), a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that organizes fundraising events for the library, is...

 

Police make meth arrest in city

The Goldendale Police Department conducted a narcotic drug search warrant at 212 North Grant St. on Jan. 5 at 11 a.m. Lisa Slemp of Goldendale was... Full story

 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Jan. 2, 2018, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 

McCabe to lead on labor committee for House Republicans

At the onset of the 2018 legislative session Monday, State Rep. Gina McCabe assumed a new role as the lead Republican on the House Labor and Workplace Standards Committee. McCabe, a business owner...

 

KLASAC and County offer mental health first aid training

Klickitat County Part of National Initiative to Increase Teen Mental Health Literacy On Thursday, Feb. 1, the Klickitat County Health Department and Klickitat and Lyle Against Substance Abuse...

 

County announces new Public Health director

Klickitat County has announced the arrival of Carla Dionne to serve as the Public Health Director on Jan. 8. Dionne will lead the Health Department... Full story

 

Warm People Taking pictures of cold People

Onlookers snap pictures of the swarm of hardy souls who dashed boldly - and quickly- into the Columbia River on New Year's Day for the 2018 Polar...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Sheriff: KCSO saw increase in prowling, fraud, and burglaries

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office had a busy and accomplished 2017, and trends in statistics show that 2018 might see an increase in more drug related crimes. Calls for police services in 2017...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Most popular New Year's resolution is hardest to keep

It is the New Year, and for most people those New Year's resolutions to get in shape and lose weight are easy to make but harder to keep....

 

The year's top stories Number one: 'The Wall That Heals'

RARE AND MOVING: The story that had the greatest impact on Klickitat County in 2017 was the arrival of The Wall That Heals, a traveling memorial to...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 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....

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 2017: The Sentinel's inside look at the county jail

On Dec. 26, 2014, an inmate at the Klickitat county jail assaulted a corrections officer. Patrolman Robert Bianchi investigated the attack. Shortly...

 
 By Aaron Kunkler    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 2017: Vet's cancer turns terminal while waiting for treatment

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, has sent a letter to U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald asking him to launch an investigation into the department’s handling of former...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Airplane crew finds missing woman

After a two-day search for a missing Bickleton woman, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) found Mary Lou Shattuck’s deceased body off a rural road in the mountains north of Bickleton whil...

 

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