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 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    June 22, 2016 

Snobbery helped me decide

To the Editor: As I sat there a while back with contempt for the politician on CNN, Wolf Blitzer was questioning the “Never Trump” leader. Wolf gave him wide latitude to be a pompous, elitist...

 
 By Roz Luther    Opinion    June 22, 2016 

Second Choice is now the best

To the Editor: A shout out to fellow Bernie supporters! We have had a big disappointment, but it is not wasted effort. Many people have been moved; new ideas have been heard; thoughts are percolating...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

New diet can lower chance of getting Alzheimer's

Dear Savvy Senior, I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s and I want to do everyth...

 
 By Linda Runyan    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Not voting is a vote for losing rights

To the Editor: For those considering not voting: I certainly hope you reconsider! So many times lately people have voiced why they have never voted, don’t believe their vote counts, are not going...

 
 By Matt Miller    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let's recede back to olden days

To the Editor: Remember how easy life was before all those bad people discovered the many uses for petroleum? We didn’t have to worry about asphalt for roads, fuel for cars, trucks, trains, planes,...

 
 By Dana Johnson    Opinion    June 15, 2016

King has to go

To the Editor: It’s time to fire Curtis the Tax King! Curtis King authored and was the primary sponsor of the bill that recently gave us the largest tax increase in the history of Washington State...

 
 By Kent McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

Let us work

To the Editor: I was working for PoW, driving dump truck for them. I worked a day and a half. Then they said, “We’re going to have to let you go—because we want an all-around person.” They...

 
 By Audrey McEwen    Opinion    June 15, 2016

City problem is all too consistent

To the Editor: In response to Barbara Robinson letter to the editor: she hit the nail on the head. This is a city-wide problem. Look at our two main entrances to the town (Simcoe and Broadway)—they...

 
 By Dough Herlihy    Opinion    June 8, 2016

There's something in the air about the Goldendale airport

Out on the road past the Klickitat Fairground lies the quiet Goldendale City Airport. Some days the only activity is passing tumbleweed. Owned by the City of Goldendale, it sits in the county beyond c...

 
 By Grady Bradley    Opinion    June 8, 2016

America will have to get along without me

To the Editor: If ever there were a time when I would vote for one Presidential candidate simply to stop the other candidate from winning, this would be that time. I’ve voted in every Presidential e...

 
 By Barbara Robinson    Opinion    June 8, 2016

What happened to pride?

To the Editor: The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce is working very hard to encourage visitors to come to Goldendale. They want visitors to come, spend some time, and become acquainted...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 1, 2016

Help a tech-challenged senior get the right kind of tablet

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in getting my 78-year-old mother a tablet for video calls and email but want to get one that’s super simple to use. What can you recommend? Shopping Around Dear...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    June 1, 2016

Adams can't see reality

To the Editor: I’ve read your piece in last week’s Sentinel on Eric Adams running for Gina McCabe’s seat. Adams said he is running because he is like most people, living paycheck to paycheck....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Presidential politics and the Tao of ScumOff: a fable

A few weeks back I was at the Goldendale Home, Garden, Sportsman, Luthier, Shoe Repair, Cyclotron Refurbishing, Storm Chasers, & Mandolin Show. OK,...

 
 By Kathy Mitchell Playfair    Opinion    May 25, 2016

It's the trees or the infrastructure

To the Editor: I am writing in response to recent “Letters From the Community” regarding felled trees consequent to the West Columbus Neighborhood Improvement Project. These improvements address...

 
 By Jerry Smith    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Indigent vets get help

To the Editor: The organizations and individuals listed below have generously donated funds to establish an account to provide funding to aide Klickitat County indigent Veterans. Our goal was...

 
 By Guest Commentary Jim Monroe    Opinion    May 18, 2016

A painful departure from Goldendale for bad reasons

I wanted to write and share why my wife and I, after ten years of planning our move to the Goldendale area, chose instead to live elsewhere. In 2006 we bought a lot in a planned residential area just...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Some 'votes' need to be suppressed

To the Editor: Suppress the vote? The same refrain can be heard far and wide every election season by Democrats. “Republicans just want to suppress the vote.” “They are attempting to...

 
 By Jessica Bieker    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Who will pay?

To the Editor: A line from the cult classic movie Clear Cut reads, “Someone has to pay,” in reference to a corporation cutting down old growth. Today I drove down West Allyn to take a peek at...

 
 By Loren Fennell    Opinion    May 18, 2016

Cut politicians' wages, not trees

To the Editor: “Appalling” is the only word suitable for the cutting down of what little shade trees that are left in the city of Goldendale. All for the love of a new sewer system? Has anyone...

 
 By Sarah Gould    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Statistically the best way to die young is by drinking

One of the uncomfortable truths a lot of people overlook are the dangers that come with the use of alcohol. While pretty much anyone who has been exposed to even a quarter-hour’s worth of media in...

 
 By Mark and Cheri Harris    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Drug sellers, users aren't welcome

To the Editor: We commend the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office and Goldendale Police Department for their action against illegal drugs, and we support the posting of Sheriff Songer’s warning...

 
 By Janet Holen    Opinion    May 11, 2016

Ahead of her time

To the Editor: Jewett Boulevard in White Salmon was named after two of our early settlers, A.H. and Jenny Jewett. Jenny was a vice president of the Washington Woman Suffrage Association and played a...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    May 4, 2016

How to replace important documents that get lost

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you tell me how to go about replacing important lost documents? My wife and I recently downsized to a retirement community, and somewhere in the move we lost our Social...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    May 4, 2016

It's cattle drive season again

To the Editor: Every major election cycle the vocal political zealots get us all fired up in order to get someone elected. Frequently, they characterize issues in ways that bring great stress to...

 

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