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 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...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Take the steps to write an effective will for your future

Dear Savvy Senior, Though it may seem hard to believe, at age 65, I never have gotten around to making a will, but I’d like to now. My question is: Do I need to hire a lawyer to write my will, or...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Goldendale Origin of Life Survey “In God We Trust”—Do We? The willingness to give up one’s own gratification for the good of others has been the cornerstone of this wonderful country of ours....

 

Triage Vol II, Issue III

Your board is wrestling with financial issues. As many of you know, our levy rate is not adequate to keep up with operating an ambulance service in today’s reimbursement climate. Reimbursement is...

 

Easter eggs used to show the meaning of Easter

The Sunday School teacher was trying a new approach to teach the resurrection of Jesus to her class of first graders. Racking her brains, she came up...

 

Letters from the community

Another shock Another painful mistake from our local cemetery with no effort to fix the problem. After reading the article in the newspaper recently about the mess-up with the burial there, I felt I...

 

People here rise shoulder-to-shoulder in crisis

This week as I have been perusing the first few months of the 1920 issues of The Goldendale Sentinel, I have been repeatedly impressed with the shoulder-to-shoulder support of the people of...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

He's doing us proud Join me in congratulating Billy J. Williams, a graduate of Goldendale High School, as the 29th United States Attorney for the District of Oregon. Bill was confirmed by the Senate...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    March 14, 2018

How to wisely Get Cash for Your Life Insurance Policy

Dear Savvy Senior, I have a life insurance policy that I’ve been paying on for years that I really don’t need any longer. I’ve been thinking about letting it lapse, but I’ve heard that I can a...

 

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