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This Father's Day, look to the children and help guide them

I have to admit that I was not very interested in holding babies (or anything else to do with them) for the first seven years of our marriage. Maybe because I thought they were pretty fragile and mess...

 

Letters From the Community

Look more closely Want a better perspective on Carolyn Long? There's no better place to look than the Clark County Republican Party website (ClarkRepublicans.org), exposing Long’s close ties to...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 6, 2018

Farewell, Vicki, and thanks for all you gave to The Sentinel

This cancer thing is totally out of hand. Is there a person on the planet who doesn’t know someone who has died from or struggled with cancer?...

 

Letters from the Community

Well Done I would like to commend everyone who was involved in the recently completed Columbus Avenue repaving project. I usually walk that stretch of street several times a week. All of the workers...

 

EMS District looks ahead to meet needs and pull together

We want to thank all the responders who come to your need and supply Emergency Medical Services. This might be a deputy driving across the county at 3 a.m. or a volunteer firefighter who leaves a...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Vote for the real world Far from the national political scene of fake news and lies is a more real world. This world involves commitment, perseverance, challenge, sacrifice and, above all, truth....

 

The price tag on temptation is much too expensive

The other evening I was watching TV when I was overwhelmed with a desire for a Dairy Queen Turtle Blizzard. Well, I’m on a perpetual diet, and I got into an argument with myself. (I find myself doin...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

She gets my vote What do you want in a state legislator? “Someone like me,” you think. But for Legislative District 14, comprising Skamania, Klickitat and Yakima, that’s an impossible order...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    May 16, 2018

What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgages

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about reverse mortgages for retirees? My wife and I are contemplating getting one but want to make sure we know what we’re getting into. Running Short Dear...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

He's the one Chris Corry, candidate for 14th District State Representative (Seat 1), is a breath of fresh air in our political process. Based upon my extensive experience in community affairs in our...

 

A Celebration of Motherhood in scripture and in life

When I was a boy, research was accomplished by looking in an encyclopedia. So, to learn about Mother’s Day we would look it up. In our house, Encyclopedia Britannica was the option. Here is what I...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Back to normal I would like to extend a very belated thank you to the City, and especially Ken Bostick, for the assistance given last summer in cleaning up the property next door to me. It is so nice...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 2, 2018

Hold that obituary for the printed newspaper

The newspaper just won’t go away. Years after its demise was predicted in the wake of increased competition from the internet, studies from...

 

Simple Video Calling Devices for Tech-Challenged Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any senior-friendly devices that you can recommend for video calling? I live about a day’s drive from my 83-year-old father and would like to see him more often but he...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

The rise of "hard-nosed flexibility" Everything is all scrambled up, and it’s extremely difficult to see what will become of the prevailing shape of world affairs. Donald Trump will soon be meeting...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    April 18, 2018

WGAP seeks funds against a backdrop of frustration

Since our stories earlier this year on the Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) coup against the Goldendale Food Bank (GFB), a number of people...

 

Letters from the community

How Democracies Die The title of this letter is also the title of a new book that I believe every voter and indeed every citizen of this great country of ours should read. The authors, Steven...

 

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