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Some Sentinel calendars found with mixed-up months

he Sentinel's 2017 Calendar has found a lot of happy homes, but one very confused buyer called last week with a strange comment: "My calendar doesn't...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 4, 2017

Couple pairs up on ag studies

Two years ago, Josh and Randi Krieg were living a double life. They both taught high school agriscience, but Randi taught in Mabton, while Josh... Full story

 
 By Deb Stenberg    News    January 4, 2017

Lyle Schools focus on board achievements

Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed January as School Board Recognition Month. This marks the 22nd year of the annual observance initiated by the National School Boards Association in 1995. In keeping...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 4, 2017

Area has wealth of tax prep options: The Sentinel looks at multiple resources to handle a taxing time of year

News Editor Tax preparation. You might think a front-page article on the subject screams "slow news week." You might say to yourself, "I've been...

 

The year in review: 2016 in Sentinel news

Following are some of the top stories reported by The Sentinel in 2016. Jan. 6, 2016 Ekone Ranch focus of concerns Ekone Ranch sprawls across 1,060 acres around Rock Creek Canyon near Goldendale. The... Full story

 

Dalton Elliott

Dalton Elliott, 17, passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. Dalton was born March 29, 1999, to Eric Elliott and Sarah West in Jefferson, Iowa.... Full story

 

Raymond Mathew Sr.

Raymond Mathew Sr. died Dec. 7, 2016. A small service was held in commemoration on Dec. 17 at Spencer Funeral Home in The Dalles. He is survived by his son, Raymond Mathew Jr.; his stepkids Todd... Full story

 

Ronald Raymond Holter

Ronald Raymond Holter of Goldendale passed away Dec. 27, 2016 at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles. Ronald was born December 2, 1932 and was 84 at the time of his passing. Arrangements are... Full story

 

December in Goldendale fourth coldest in history

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

 

Financial literacy class coming

Most people understand the value of financial literacy, and 80 percent say that they would take a course if offered. However, financial literacy courses are not offered widely and can be expensive....

 

Zipper Quilt Challenge on at area library

The public is invited to view a selection colorful works created by the Gorge fiber artists’ group, Beyond the Block: Art Quilters of the Gorge from Jan. 2 through 28 in the White Salmon Valley...

 

Getting older definitely has perks in the form of discounts

Dear Savvy Senior, What types of discounts are available to baby boomers, at what age do they kick in, and what’s the best way to go about finding them? Almost 50 Dear Almost, One of the great...

 

Bickleton loses Dorothy Marvel

Dorothy Seely Marvel passed away at age 97 at her home in Eagle Creek, Oregon. She was born July 9 1919 at the Six P. Ranch in Six Prong. She and her siblings attended schools at the Kuhn School,...

 

Top local weather stories of 2016 as voted by National Weather Service

The June 8 supercell which produced a tornado, large hail, and damaging winds was 2016’s top regional weather related event as voted by staff members of the National Weather Service in Pendleton. Th...

 

Get your business going viral quickly

o celebrate the life of Dona Brown, friends and family filled the High Prairie Community Hall with a standing room only crowd. They came on Friday the 30th to give their respects to a wonderful lady...

 

Thanks, Glenwood Station

Happy 2017, everyone. We hope you all had wonderful Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Now we all need to try to remember to write 2017 instead of 2016. Many thanks to Jenny and the gang at...

 

Youth Mental Health training coming

The Klickitat and Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition (KLASAC) is offering a Youth Mental Health First Aid training on Thursday, Jan. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Skyline Hospital. The training...

 
 By Amy Reeves    Features    January 4, 2017

Where'd that come from?

Squirrely Adjective (slang) So I am sitting at home crocheting a hat and watching my two cats tear through the house like they have turbo jets attached to their tails and chased by invisible canines.... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 4, 2017

Girls shake off slow start, beat Bruins

Not to sound completely cliché, but the Goldendale girls hoops team proved with a strong point it's not how you start but how you finish during its... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 4, 2017

Lyle-Wishram boys win 2 in Moses Lake

The Lyle-Wishram boys basketball team turned in a pair of wins over the weekend at the Moses Lake Christian Academy Winter Tournament. Against Moses...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 4, 2017

Goldendale boys fall in White Salmon

The Goldendale boys hoops team held pace with Columbia High School in the first half and took a one point lead into halftime, but the Bruins tandem of...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    January 4, 2017

Polar Plunge

More than 30 people showed up New Year's Day and showed their mettle after battling water temperatures of 38 degrees in the Columbia River during the...

 

Big runs propel Pirates in Helix hoops tourney

Sports editor The Bickleton Pirates boys basketball team used a pair of crucial runs that turned the tide in its favor in its two games at the Helix Tournament in Oregon. In the opening game against W...

 

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