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 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

Cougs drop nonconference contest vs. Soap Lake before starting league play

The Lyle-Wishram Cougars boys hoops team snuck in a nonconference matchup against Soap Lake in a tune-up game before starting Greater Columbia Gorge...

 

County announces new Public Health director

Klickitat County has announced the arrival of Carla Dionne to serve as the Public Health Director on Jan. 8. Dionne will lead the Health Department...

 

Warm People Taking pictures of cold People

Onlookers snap pictures of the swarm of hardy souls who dashed boldly - and quickly- into the Columbia River on New Year's Day for the 2018 Polar...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

A look back at some of the sporting highlights of 2017

Another year has come and gone, my first full year working back here in Goldendale, with a lot of cool and memorable sports achievements and memories...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Sheriff: KCSO saw increase in prowling, fraud, and burglaries

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office had a busy and accomplished 2017, and trends in statistics show that 2018 might see an increase in more drug related crimes. Calls for police services in 2017...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Most popular New Year's resolution is hardest to keep

It is the New Year, and for most people those New Year's resolutions to get in shape and lose weight are easy to make but harder to keep....

 

The year's top stories Number one: 'The Wall That Heals'

RARE AND MOVING: The story that had the greatest impact on Klickitat County in 2017 was the arrival of The Wall That Heals, a traveling memorial to...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 2017: A blizzard for the books

You may not have noticed, but the Gorge got a little snow recently. Goldendale received its fair share: a total of 25 inches between Jan. 8 and 12....

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 2017: The Sentinel's inside look at the county jail

On Dec. 26, 2014, an inmate at the Klickitat county jail assaulted a corrections officer. Patrolman Robert Bianchi investigated the attack. Shortly...

 
 By Aaron Kunkler    News    January 3, 2018

Top stories of 2017: Vet's cancer turns terminal while waiting for treatment

Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, has sent a letter to U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald asking him to launch an investigation into the department’s handling of former...

 
 By Max Erikson    News    January 3, 2018

Airplane crew finds missing woman

After a two-day search for a missing Bickleton woman, the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) found Mary Lou Shattuck’s deceased body off a rural road in the mountains north of Bickleton whil...

 

Mary Louise 'Charlie' Shattuck

Mary Louise "Charlie" Shattuck (87) of Toppenish passed away outside of Toppenish on Dec. 31, 2017. Charlie was born on May 25, 1930 in White Salmon...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

More wrestlers eligible as second half of season begins

Prior to the Christmas Break, Goldendale head wrestling coach Matt Dumolt was excited for a group of wrestlers to become eligible and join the team...

 

Elva Riley

Elva Riley, 90, passed away peacefully on Dec. 23, 2017. She was born in Black Rock, Washington, on Dec. 10, 1927, to John and Eva Bronkhorst. She married Grover Riley Sr. on Aug. 25, 1947. They...

 

Richard Rhinebold

Richard Robert Rhinebold, 77, passed away at his home in Goldendale on Nov. 29, 2017. He was born in Portland, Oregon on June 15, 1940 and was an electrician for the Merchant Marines. The family will...

 

December weather about average

According to preliminary data received by NOAA's National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon, temperatures at Goldendale averaged near normal during...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

Big turnout in Maryhill as Polar Plungers start New Year fresh

The weather was cooler and so was the water, and more than 50 people bared the frigid waters of the Columbia River at the 11th annual Polar Plunge on...

 
 By Kyle Spurr    News    January 3, 2018

Manslaughter charges considered against Goldendale man

Oregon State Police investigators are considering manslaughter charges against the driver involved in a fatal crash Dec. 6 on U.S. Highway 97 near Sunriver that killed a Bend man, according to court d...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 3, 2018

Lyle-Wishram girls improve throughout loss to Soap Lake

The Lyle-Wishram girls hoops team struggled putting up points in the first quarter of their 45-23 loss to Soap Lake last Friday, but with the tandem...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

If you have not yet developed the good habit of reading the Bible every day, now would be a good time to start. Our Creator, God, gave us this owner’s manual, or instruction guide, to teach us how...

 

Klickwood teams continue to have great support

Happy 2018 to all our readers. We hope you had a fun and joyous Christmas and that 2018 brings all good things to you. Two Towns, Two Schools, One Team. That’s the motto that drives the success of...

 
 By Lyle News    Community    January 3, 2018

Farewell Tom Bryan

It is with heavy heart that I report the passing of a lifelong Lyle resident …and dear friend… Tom Bryan Sr. He joined his wife Joyce in heaven at 6 a.m. on Dec. 26. A family member reported to...

 

Herrera Beutler on support for tax cuts bill

On Dec. 19, U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler supported the final tax cut bill that made it into law. According to her office, the bill will allow Southwest Washington residents to keep more...

 

An institution that has been and still will be

Another year rolls up on the chronological odometer we call the calendar. Measured on that device, The Goldendale Sentinel is older than anyone alive...

 

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