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 By Brittany Allen    Opinion    November 30, 2016 

Seeking other mountains

This holiday season, I find myself filled with immense gratitude and some mixed emotions. As of Dec. 6, I will take my leave of the Goldendale... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    November 23, 2016

Nestlé and the info netherworld

Where does The Sentinel stand on the issue of Nestlé bringing a water bottling facility to Goldendale? A reader wrote in and asked that question,... Full story

 
 By Steve Bauers    Opinion    November 23, 2016

Democracy

Last week, on the Opinion page (page 4), The Sentinel ran a comic by Branco. The news commentator is asking “What exactly are you protesting?” and the protestor answers “DEMOCRACY.” In the... Full story

 
 By Steve Kenney    Opinion    November 23, 2016

A serious discussion on the Election …

No balloons, no confetti, little pomp and circumstance accompanied Trump’s decisive victory. Now sore-loser, entitlement-minded, and anarchist protesters help us pragmatic and critical-thinking... Full story

 
 By Paulette Lefever Holbrook    Opinion    November 23, 2016

An open letter to Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon and the City Council

I would like to better understand the proposed idea to sell one of our natural resources, water, which the City currently has the rights on. Before we the people can have an input on the matter, we... Full story

 
 By Avery Hoyt    Opinion    November 16, 2016

Floating together

I believe in abortion rights, gun control and climate change. I know and deeply care about people that disagree with me on these topics including members of my family and friends. Time ticks away and... Full story

 
 By Jim Rich    Opinion    November 16, 2016

America is Great

The political wars are over and America has chosen a new president. How will he make America great again? In my opinion, Mr. Trump could address three issues that would save America millions of... Full story

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    November 16, 2016

Savvy Senior Caregiving Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend any long-distance caregiving tips that can help me help my elderly father who lives in another state? He has physically declined over the past year, but is... Full story

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    November 2, 2016

Incentive Trusts can motivate even your wayward heirs

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about incentive trusts? I have two adult children that are financial disasters. Before I die, I want to put some type of requirements in place that they will...

 
 By Kathy Moco    Opinion    November 2, 2016

Send him back to office

It is my pleasure to write this letter of endorsement to retain Norm Johnson as our State Representative. Since Redistricting Norm has been attentive to the needs of Klickitat County. He is always... Full story

 
 By Oren Johnson    Opinion    November 2, 2016

Best for Public Instruction

Please vote Chris Reykdal for Superintendent of Public Instruction. I’ve personally heard both candidates speak and feel he is without question, the most qualified to fill this position. A champion... Full story

 
 By Leo Spencer    Opinion    November 2, 2016

Peel back the layers

As the election gets closer, and as the layers of the media “group think” are peeled back, it is becoming more apparent that the American people are being treated as dairy cattle, kept fat and... Full story

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    November 2, 2016

Examine the Canadian example

In 2009 all Republican and two Democratic senators killed ObamaCare’s proposed “public option” that likely would have led to national single-payer health care. Now Hillary Clinton has suggested... Full story

 
 By Keith Silen    Opinion    October 26, 2016

He's committed

I am impressed by the commitment of Rex Johnston, our current Klickitat County Commissioner.  He has taken on the responsibility of this position with enthusiasm and dedication. The travel time he... Full story

 
 By Gretchen Olsen    Opinion    October 26, 2016

The best for the county

As we move toward the November election, I urge Klickitat County residents to vote Pat Arnold for County Commission. Having lived in this county for over 20 years, I have yet to see a more qualified... Full story

 
 By Susan Kelsey    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Women: don't fall for it

Time for women to wake up and see the big picture! After Trump’s “locker room” sexual leak and his apology, I was asked how can you support such a blatant sexist? My reply was, I see the big... Full story

 
 By Shelley Baxter    Opinion    October 26, 2016

A Democrat for a Republican

If you are looking for the Democratic candidate running for Washington State Treasurer you won’t find one. Our state has a top-two primary which resulted in two Republicans for the November ballot.... Full story

 
 Opinion    October 26, 2016

Unfit to lead

There are many reasons to not vote for the Democrat’s candidate for president. First and foremost for me as a military vet, is Benghazi. I ask you, ‘What past, present, or future veteran would... Full story

 
 By Chris Connolly    Opinion    October 26, 2016

What's in it for us?

Two weeks at the Husum County Commissioner debate the candidates were asked, “Do you support the Mt. Adams Parks and Rec District levy proposition?” Rex Johnston answered, “No, there’s... Full story

 
 By Ray Klebba    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Solve the digital divide

Klickitat County has a multimillion dollar project fiber optic trunk line paid for with federal economic recovery monies. This trunk line runs from Vancouver to Goldendale. It has exactly one... Full story

 
 By George Forester    Opinion    October 26, 2016

A reminder to Jaime

This letter is in response to the Oct. 12 Goldendale Sentinel’s front page article, “Jaime won’t back Trump” and the upcoming elections. Jaime Herrera Beutler is running for reelection as... Full story

 
 By Sean Guard    Opinion    October 26, 2016

The extra mile

This letter is being written with wholehearted support for State Sen. Curtis King (R-14th) in his reelection bid to the State Senate. I have had the pleasure and honor of knowing Sen. King since 2009... Full story

 
 By Betty J. Barnes    Opinion    October 26, 2016

They work for us

As Mayor of the City of Bingen, I have had the opportunity to work with many of our candidates running for election. I support Rex Johnston for many reasons. He has worked diligently for Klickitat... Full story

 
 By Dawn Stover    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Vote for real transparency

In an election season filled with nastiness and lies, I probably shouldn’t be surprised that Lyle Ferch is spreading false rumors about Pat Arnold’s campaign funding. But I thank Mr. Ferch for... Full story

 
 By Christian Berrigan    Opinion    October 26, 2016

The true conservative

I’m writing to strongly encourage Republicans and other conservatives to vote for Amanda Richards for Senate, District 14. I’ve had the honor of working with Amanda as a member of the Washington... Full story

 

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