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 Opinion    August 26, 2015 

And now a few words to those who most deserve them

We’d like to take a moment this week to say a few words directly to some people around town. Remarks will fall into two categories: 1) an admonition to a few folks to avail to higher conduct rather...

 
 By Pat Ward    Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Don't forget Timber and Chris

To the Editor: In the article written about Reggie Bartowski it was stated that after Reggie was no longer in the drug dog program there was a lapse until now when Stan Berkshire is taking over. This...

 
 By Chris Connolly    Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Why not more on Sanders?

To the Editor: Some 28,000 people attended the Bernie Sanders rally in Portland. His no-frills, no-obfuscation platform has attracted more supporters by thousands, in some cases tens of thousands,...

 
 By Karen Helms    Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Recycling may not be obvious

To the Editor: This is a response to George Ellis’s letter about recycling. I would like to say that I have recycled since I was in junior high school, which is a long time. My business does, as do...

 
 By Arletta Parton    Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Leave the signs alone

To the Editor: Well, it seems history is repeating itself. When I ran for mayor in 2011, my signs began to disappear. Guess what? It’s happening again! I’m only running for city council, so...

 
 By Roz Luther    Opinion    August 19, 2015

How about prevention?

To the Editor: For those of you opposed to abortion, would you consider making a money donation to Planned Parenthood designated for long-term contraception for young girls? I’m sure they would be...

 
 By Paul Strot    Opinion    August 12, 2015

News: Klickitat is a decent town with decent people

I must respond to a story recently published in The Sentinel that I believe to have maligned the community of Klickitat, the townspeople, and the Klickitat County Sheriff. The story was about alleged...

 
 By Joyce McKay    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Back again

To the Editor: Arletta Parton is running for a seat on the city council. Question: remember when she was our mayor?...

 
 By Mary Gearhart    Opinion    August 12, 2015

'LGA' was disappointing

To the Editor: We’ve received our “Let’s Get Acquainted” directory and were very disappointed in it. There were not very many ads and pictures of businesses. It seems you could give the...

 
 By George Ellis    Opinion    August 12, 2015

What does it take to recycle?

To the Editor: Nobody recycles in this county. OK, not nobody—maybe two in 10 homes recycle. From what I see, the stores in Goldendale, Klickitat, and Lyle do not recycle. I would also say that 80...

 
 By Jim Link    Opinion    August 5, 2015

Historical Society always looks for fresh programs

Reaching out and bringing awareness of the significant part that our region played in the settling of eastern Washington is a rewarding part of being a member of or a volunteer to the Klickitat County...

 
 By Bud Forester    Opinion    August 5, 2015

Time for an American Cinco de Mayo

To the Editor: A recent letter on whooping cough prompted this letter. On May 5, 1862, the Mexican army drove the French out of Mexico during the battle of Puebla. Mexicans celebrate this “win”...

 
 Opinion    July 29, 2015

Proposal for change to sign gets strong push-back

Goldendale School District Superintendent Mark Heid made a pitch last week to the city council to change the reader board sign over Columbus Avenue to a Timberwolves sign in support of the district....

 
 By GMA Car Show Committee    Opinion    July 29, 2015

GMA events date errors

To the Editor: It is the second year in a row that erroneous information has been published in the “Our Journey Through Klickitat County” concerning Goldendale Motorsports Association events....

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Strategies on how to reduce your medication costs

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any tips to help me save on my medication costs? I currently take five different prescription medications that are very expensive even with insurance. Searching...

 
 By Avery Hoyt    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Let's work together

To the Editor: Tax dollars are hard to come by in a rural county with limited opportunities for job growth. Marijuana legalization brings the potential, when done responsibly, of economic boom with a...

 
 By Doug Garman    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Help Rural 7 help you

To the Editor: Since we live out of town, we are very aware of the fine job the fire fighters (Rural 7) do to attempt to keep us safe. During the fires of the last few years and even more in the last...

 
 By Jack Runyan    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Their garbage is mine?

To the Editor: After reading the Letter to the Editor in the July 15 paper (citation for parking), I felt it my duty to let people know of my citation for garbage (not mine) in a trailer (not mine)...

 
 By Michael Kitchen    Opinion    July 22, 2015

Time for 'neigh-sayers'

To the Editor: Recent events have finally moved me to ask the citizens of this beautiful area to rally together to revive and take our village back from the current regime. There is nothing I can do...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Opinion    July 15, 2015

Rainbow of great seasonal foods awaits preservation

There is a rainbow to be seen this time of year in Klickitat County, but not the type you might be thinking of. To see it, visit any farmers market or farm stand. There you will see the rainbow of...

 
 By Leila R. Olp    Opinion    July 15, 2015

This is not curb side service

To the Editor: I have never written to the editor before, but I felt I needed to this time. We have parked on our parking strip for more than 24 years. We have never been told we were not supposed...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Two cents on horse sense came in different ways

As you see on this page, we’ve got some letters this week about our story last week on the horse on the sidewalk. As it happens, there were a...

 
 By Souix Williams    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Police could look into cruelty

To the Editor: Regarding the horse left on the sidewalk story. This totally disgusts me. First off, that he leaves the horse on the streets, as everyone says, and someone could get hurt. But now...

 
 By Melanie Fuller    Opinion    July 8, 2015

Is this RUI (Riding under the Influence)?

To the Editor: I would like to respond to the article in the July 1, 2015 edition about the horse left on the sidewalk. Coming from a big city I, like many, appreciate the nuances of small town life....

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 1, 2015

Simplified cell phones for hearing impaired seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing impairment? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but h...

 

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