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 By Darrell Smith    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

The unbridled rule of selfishness

To the Editor: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” —Edmund Burke At the recent Goldendale Planning Committee public meeting, nearly everyone who...

 
 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Let's not be defeated by defeatism

To the Editor: My husband and I moved to Goldendale nearly three years ago. It was obvious this small community had problems and had seen better days, but I saw a great deal of potential here then,...

 
 By Delbert Brown    Opinion    January 28, 2015 

Put yourself in my shoes

To the Editor: As the public is well aware, and it remains no secret, I have a serious problem with KVH, its doctors, and with the present administration. I personally would like to ask the CEO: if...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    January 21, 2015

On the inverse theory of Multiple Intelligences at the public hearing

In 1983 a Harvard professor named Howard Gardner revolutionized education with a new teaching model. His theory of Multiple Intelligences argued that...

 
 By Eileen Maurin    Opinion    January 21, 2015

Raise your hands if you're disappointed

To the Editor: How many of us are disappointed in the actions of the mayor when he deliberately deceived the city council and public in order to allow a pot shack to operate in Goldendale? I’m also...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    January 14, 2015

It might be time to shake off the curse of Timmerman for good

We have it on excellent authority that the city of Goldendale is still cursed. We say “still” because many people think the curse of Timmerman,...

 
 By Carol Wright    Opinion    January 14, 2015

Leave the lights alone

To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the article in The Sentinel reporting about the new lights at the county court house. I personally think they are great. Please don’t let...

 
 By Scott Robinson    Opinion    January 7, 2015

We're not a suburb of Portland

To the Editor: I write this because it is time to address this issue at a higher level . I am referring to the lack of Washington based news programing we receive in Klickitat County. It’s not only...

 
 By Richard Rhoades    Opinion    December 31, 2014

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: Another year is drawing to a close, and a New Year is close at hand. And so time passes swiftly, even as sand in an hour glass. Dear friends and neighbors, have you considered the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 24, 2014

It's a conflicted time of peace and disquiet around the world

It’s the Christmas truce. All is silent on the eastern front of Klickitat County. There is an ungainly civility in civic affairs. The quiet is...

 
 By Rosemary Hoyt    Opinion    December 17, 2014

Change the 'Arrrhg' to 'Hurray'

To the Editor: The Klickitat County Democratic Central Committee (KCDCC) held its reorganization/holiday party Dec. 13. Compared to the account of the Republican meeting in the Dec. 10 editorial in...

 
 By Adrian Bradford    Opinion    December 17, 2014

Making the big leagues

To the Editor: The Dec. 10 Sentinel editorial was a valid report of the in-house Dec. 2 elections that took place at the Klickitat County Republican Party (KCRP). I was among the audience watching...

 
 By Darrell Smith    Opinion    December 17, 2014

'Get rid of the old folks'

To the Editor: At the Dec. 1 meeting of the City Council of Goldendale, Mayor Baze was given a vote of “no confidence.” This action was “for the record” to show that the majority of the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 10, 2014

A roll-call vote at this meeting probably began with 'Arrrgh!'

This exercise will test the limits of your credulity, but give it a try: imagine, if you will, a regional branch of a major political party right...

 
 By Dave Harris    Opinion    December 10, 2014

We're finally on the map for the wrong reasons

To the Editor: Prior to Goldendale’s election for mayor many months ago, there were some folks who doubted the credibility of the current mayor. While campaigning, he made statements to the effect...

 
 By Eric Olsen    Opinion    December 10, 2014

Stop the Christian sanctuary

To the Editor: Apparently, the most important issue facing government officials in Klickitat County is the opening of legally sanctioned marijuana businesses in their areas of jurisdiction. It seems t...

 
 Opinion    December 10, 2014

The mayor's unstable behavior

To the Editor: Regarding the Dec. 1 meeting of our city council: are we citizens going to accept our mayor yelling and calling four city council members liars, then using profanity three times at...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    December 3, 2014

Good causes plus awful tactics equals big trouble

The outcome of last night’s meeting of the county Republican Party won’t be known in time to report on in this issue of The Sentinel, so this...

 
 By Terry Chambers    Opinion    December 3, 2014

The privilege of freedom

To the Editor: I have been reminiscing on the past year, the elections, and the ongoing debate and the angers over the pot shop, the mayor, and the city government, the oppositions that were heated...

 
 By Matt Miller    Opinion    December 3, 2014

Only one law

To the Editor: Did I miss President Obama issuing another executive order making marijuana legal? I wouldn’t put it past him. Last I checked, marijuana is still illegal according to federal law. Yes...

 
 By Oscar Johnson    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Who knew I'd be able to qualify to write this column?

My name is Oscar Johnson. I am a Certified Hunter-Ed instructor and remember, as a kid, reading each month the “This happened to me” articles in my dad’s Outdoor Life magazines. Me being me, I...

 
 By Cheri Harris    Opinion    November 26, 2014

A serious matter

To the Editor: Mayor Baze has stated repeatedly that city council members and citizens should have known many months ago about the pot shop. He said there were presentations before the city council,...

 
 By David Telford    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Fascinating, but let's move on

To the Editor: I feel completely unrepresented with the marijuana issue as I am one of the few who simply doesn’t care. I am quite sure that whether we have marijuana shops, producers, and growers...

 
 By Cory Eberhart    Opinion    November 26, 2014

Did you hear this one?

To the Editor: In 2008, StoryCorps began to promote the day after Thanksgiving as The National Day of Listening. The purpose of the National Day of Listening is to promote communication and...

 
 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....

 

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