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 By Kelly Shipp    News    January 2, 2013

New parks manager wants fresh approach

Lem Pratt, the new manager for the Goldendale area state parks, proposes revitalization and more community involvement for the Goldendale Observatory...

 

Finally Winter

Wind towers are partially hidden by dense fog along the ridge, as a flock of late-departing geese pass overhead, on this stretch of Bickleton Highway...

 

Deputies respond to Dallesport school, arrest made for false report

Friday morning Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies responded to an incident in Dallesport involving a child reluctant to go to school because of talk about the Mayan calendar...

 

Top stories of 2012 start with redistricting

The major stories of 2012 in The Goldendale Sentinel started off with a shocker on Jan. 4, which read: “Doc Hastings. Bruce Chandler. David Taylor....

 
 By Kelly Shipp    News    January 2, 2013

County budget is under 2012 level

The Klickitat County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has approved the 2013 Klickitat County budget and says the budget is reasonable and fair. “I think we have done a really good job,” says...

 

Special drawing for those filing hunting reports early

Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2013 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black bear, deer, elk, or turkey to the Washington Department of Fish and...

 

Pudge Bruner

Darwin E. “Pudge” Bruner Nov. 11, 1928 – Dec. 17, 2012 Pudge Bruner, of Fairview, Ore., passed away in his sleep surrounded by his family. He was born in Yakima, WA to Clyde and Alice Bruner... Full story

 

Record number of species observed during 2012 Christmas bird count

The 2012 Lyle Christmas Bird Count was completed Dec. 16. The previous Lyle record for number of count day species was 110. The regular team of more...

 

New recovery program seeks leaders and volunteers

A new Christian-based recovery program called Celebrate Recovery will be starting soon in Goldendale. Local residents Karen Austin and Sue Rankin are getting the program running. In January 2012,...

 

Free Small Business Development Center classes

This grant-funded class sponsored by Klickitat County will be held in Goldendale. Location and course description follow each course title. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 – Reports and Financial Budgets...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago- January 3, 1963 • “Do not use natural caves of the state of Washington for shelter in the event of enemy nuclear attack,” was the warning of Dr. Wm. R. Halliday of Seattle, nationa...

 

Fiscal cliffhanger isn’t going to get its own sports show

News in the past many days has featured a real cliffhanger, this one of the fiscal variety. The country became like a regular person who is out of...

 

Sports tycoons taking over fishing

To the Editor: The article about salmon in the Dec. 26 Sentinel is correct as far as it goes—which isn’t far at all. In short, the state is on the brink of handing Columbia River salmon to rich...

 

TL Robotics team to host dinner and demo Jan. 29

It was truly a white Christmas here in Trout Lake. All the snow that we’ve had has made driving conditions terrible at times but it seems to bring out the best in our community. With neighbors...

 

Small Business Development Center offers free advice

If there are any small businesses in the Goldendale Area that are facing some challenges and feel they may be in need of some free financial advice, call the Columbia Gorge Community College at (541)...

 

Last gas station in Lyle closes its doors

Friday found residents answering the call for the Free Taco dinner and game night at the high school cafeteria. Students and adults made an assembly l...

 

Diabetic support group meets in Wishram

The next meeting of the Wishram Diabetic Support Group will be Jan. 18, 3 p.m. at the Wishram Community Church, Main Street, Wishram. The speaker for the meeting will be Leslie Lafrantz, RN,...

 

Sweet Adelines is teaching the world to sing

All over the globe, Sweet Adelines International choruses are joining together to teach the world to sing. Women of all ages who enjoy singing are invited to Harmony of the Gorge’s Global Open House...

 

New tax service opening in Goldendale

Starting in the New Year, KB Tax Service, owned and operated by Kerry Bodily, will be offering tax return preparation out of his new office in the back of the McCredy Store. “I can do pretty much...

 

Bell Choir

Carol Foss directs the Bell Choir performance during the Dec. 23 service at the New Life Assembly of God Church....

 

State’s recycling effort hit met goal first time in 2011

Washington state’s recycling rate grew to its highest level ever, reaching 50.7 percent in 2011, according to data reported recently by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). This is the...

 

Council looks at needs of vets, active duty personnel and military families

The Human Services Council (HSC) announces new efforts to provide services and resources for veterans, active duty personnel and military families in Clark County and SW Washington. Under contract...

 

Cougars 2-0 with important wins over TLG

An important league show- down between Lyle-Wishram and TLG gave the Cougars a share of the league lead for boys and girls in early season action....

 

Venema’s 13 point quarter keys Pirate win at Mabton

There is nothing like a win to set the stage for the Christmas break, particularly in a close, hard-fought battle. There was really no reason for the...

 

Lewis shoots 81 percent to lead Lady Wolves at Winlock tournament

Goldendale’s girls suffered their first league loss to La Salle in Goldendale, Dec. 21. The previously unbeaten Lightning used a pressure defense...

 

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