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 By Raven Java-McCandless    Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: Superheroes have been around for a very long time. They are fictitious characters that you can look up to, you can admire. They fight off bad guys in glossy pages with pretty colors....

 
 By Gail Schlosser    Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I attended the public hearing tonight by the county commissioners at the PUD. The room was filled with marijuana growers. Who knew that there are so many in our county? They told us...

 
 By Leo Spencer    Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I read with some interest your article about the local Republicans facing national issues. I guess I should voice my opinion on the matter. From the first “Tea Party” rally in the...

 
 By Darby Hanson    Opinion    November 19, 2014 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: Regarding your Nov. 13 front-page analysis piece, “Local Republican Party faces national issues,” I guess I missed what part was supposed to be news. The fight between mainstream...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Homer's advice is all too readily taken by some

“Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I...

 
 By Sydnye Prociw    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Thanks, vets!

To the Editor: Gary Hart once said, “I think there is one higher in office than president, and I would call that patriot.” This Veterans Day, I would like to take some time and thank all the...

 
 By Angela Hoffman and Linda Quinn    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Give thanks by giving

To the Editor: At this time each year we look forward to the cooking and sharing of a bountiful Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Surrounded by our loved ones and the excitement of the...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    November 12, 2014

Too much money

To the Editor: Last September not one Republican senator voted for a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Republican-leaning Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision and allow...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Pot luck leaves some distasteful leftovers in town

Pot luck has prevailed. A city’s passions were too late aroused. The city administration acted too matter-of-factly, and the city council was...

 
 By Janet Crawford    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I don’t know which is worse, a pot shop in Goldendale or people that would open a controversial business without a business license. What does this say about the future for...

 
 By Ellen Rowley    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I did not see the last time posted for the Trunk or Treat, but if I remember right, it started at 5 p.m. The people who open their trunks are just community people who share out of the...

 
 By Wreatha Stuyvesant    Opinion    November 5, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: I would like to know why so many cutbacks to our police department. These officers are working long hours to keep this town peaceful. Now you cut positions and cut pay. Why pay for a...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Bureaucrat Man: an antihero for these troubled times

Here’s what we’d like to see in a public notice in this newspaper: “CITY STALWART. The City of Goldendale seeks person with strong moral fiber...

 
 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    October 29, 2014

What's our legacy?

To the Editor: As we consider the ramifications of a recreational marijuana store in Goldendale, an important question to ponder and answer is this: “What kind of city do we want to become?” Or, b...

 
 By Amanda Richards    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Get facts right

To the Editor: In response to Mary Pierce’s letter to the editor: she mentioned a “fringe group of Republicans” were at the Trout Lake candidate night. In fact, the treasurer, five precinct...

 
 By Amy Fulton    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Lame Trunk or Treat

To the Editor: My husband and I got our little Hulk all pumped up and ready to go to the downtown Trunk or Treat. We decided the sprinkling rain and windy weather conditions were not enough to keep...

 
 By Alex Gorrod    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Dark day for city

To the Editor: The owners of Golden Dispensaries were seen on the news on Friday, Oct. 24, saying that they were not doing anything illegal by opening up on Saturday, Oct. 25. Yet when we look at...

 
 By Laura Cheney    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Good choice

To the Editor: A vote for Rep. Norm Johnson, Leg Dist 14, is a winning vote because he is a winner! After redistricting, when he found out that Klickitat and Skamania Counties would be added to his...

 
 By Robert Heriza    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Throw 'em all out

To the Editor: We have come to a point where something must be done to avoid the collapse of our form of government. Our president and Congress are not governing as many think they should. We can’t...

 
 By Quincy Anderson    Opinion    October 29, 2014

It's not OK

To the Editor: In January, 2013, Norm Johnson was the sponsor of a bill that would have allowed any person, including non-relatives, to petition the courts for visitation rights to a child against...

 
 By Laura Amann    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Where'd it go?

To the Editor: After watching the video on the candidates’ night at the Pioneer Center in White Salmon, I am writing to voice my support for Mike Richards for county commissioner. Mr. Richards...

 
 By Ron Stewart    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Quash the rumor

To the Editor: I’m writing The Sentinel, but this could pertain to everyone who drives. I live and work in The Dalles, and I see drivers from all over 60 to 80 hours a week as a taxi driver. It’s...

 
 By Shirley M. Cox    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Leave them alone

To the Editor: This is aimed at the individuals who removed an approved campaign sign: On Oct. 14 I approved a Marc Broadman campaign sign to be placed on one of my properties. Within 24 hours of its...

 
 By Len Crawford    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Vote based on facts

To the Editor: I met David Quesnel a few months ago when he started running for Prosecuting Attorney for Klickitat County. I have heard him speak at different events and find him to be completely...

 
 By Rosemary Hoyt    Opinion    October 29, 2014

Climate changes

To the Editor: There have been hundreds of climate change rallies all over the country recently. Here is why it is one of the major issues of our time. Washington State Dept of Ecology: “Washington...

 

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