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Articles from the January 18, 2017 edition

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 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

Son arrested for choking mother

In police activity in both the city and county, there was some bad news and some good news. On Monday, Jan. 16 at about 4:30 p.m., officers responded to Simcoe Drive for a reported...

 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

Meet The Sentinel's carriers

Luke Winslow Meet Luke Winslow, eight-grader at Goldendale Middle School and intrepid carrier for The Sentinel. Luke has been faithfully delivering...

 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

Local 'Warm Hearts' quadruples goal

“Exceeded expectations” is a modest description of Columbia Bank’s Warm Hearts Winter Drive this year. The Goldendale branch more than quadrupled its goal of $1000, raising a total of $4,242.86... Full story

 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 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....


Special live Sentinel coverage of the presidential inauguration

This Friday, tune in to our website ( for live presidential inauguration coverage. The Sentinel will be test-driving a content management system, a computer program that... Full story

 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

MLK holiday: invisible history

Many Goldendale residents had the day off Monday, Jan. 16, but if they wanted to celebrate the occasion in a publicly organized way, they would have... Full story


McCabe delivers Republican response to governor's state of the state address

Rep. Gina McCabe, R-Goldendale, delivered the Republican response to the governor’s state of the state speech Wednesday in Olympia. McCabe focused on securing a better future for Washingtonians by...

 By Jess Macinko    News    January 18, 2017

Cabinets get creative

"It's in my head all the time. Sometimes I go home and dream about it-I'll have it figured out the next morning." These could be the words of a chess...


Goldendale student serves as page

Alyssa Simmons, an 11th-grade homeschooled student from Goldendale, spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in...


Mary Clow

Mary Clow, a long time resident of Goldendale, passed away in her Boise, Idaho home on Wednesday, January 4th. Mary was born March 5th, 1933 and was... Full story


Melvin Stanton

On January 12, 2017 with his wife and friends by his side, Mel Stanton (63) peacefully, passed on from this life after a long battle with Multiple... Full story


Linda Darby

Linda Darby, 66, longtime resident of Goldendale passed away January 10, 2017 after a long illness. Linda was born May 29, 1950 to Robert Wert and... Full story


Velma Van Aelst

Velma Van Aelst was born on April 5, 1946 to Don and Lydia Craker in Boise, Idaho. Her father became a pastor in the Church of the Nazarene the following year so she grew up in parsonages around the... Full story


Ogden concert postponed

Dr. James Ogden’s long-anticipated free concert, rescheduled for this weekend, has been postponed again until further notice. “The weather for this weekend just looks like too much to work... Full story


Goldendale restaurant landmark observes historic milestone

Single digit temperatures, deep snow, and even Friday the 13th didn’t keep loyal customers from enjoying a special prime rib dinner recently at the Simcoe Café in Goldendale. The special occasion...


Republicans don't belong in the bathroom

I am writing today in regards to the article “Privacy campaign challenges bathroom law.” I am a Republican, like most folks around here, but this is definitely a case where our lawmakers are not... Full story

 By Sam Plante    Opinion    January 18, 2017

Road crews rock

I just want to say well done to the road crews that have been working this winter to keep our streets and parking lots cleared. With cramped streets and snow that just keeps falling and falling, just... Full story


Glenwood finally takes a snow day

Seems no sooner did we brag about needing no snow days in Glenwood, we had to have one. But another storm with multiple snow drifts made the roads impassable for a time. The most important thing is...


NextDoor might just help

I was sent the address for a new website that local area residents might be interested in. Maybe it’s a place where we can exchange information about what is happening or that we might need a...


Homecoming Week for school

Snow, snow, and more snow—this winter has sure been a white one! Hopefully people enjoyed the bright sunshine despite the cold temperatures this weekend and got out to play. The snow parks are all...


Looking Back

25 years ago January 16, 1992: Library call for assistance, local volunteers: Now is the time for you to help Fort Vancouver Regional Library automate. Your assistance is needed in the following... Full story

 By Grace Swanson    News    January 18, 2017

Thousands vent funding frustration

More than 6,500 students, educators, and parents assembled across the capitol steps Monday, to shout out their frustrations over the state's failure...

 By Grace Swanson    News    January 18, 2017

Schools look for ways to work with budget

When Rachel Lake teaches music classes at Ilwaco High School and Hilltop School in the Ocean Beach School District (OBSD), she aspires to provide all students with a quality education. However, her...


Avoid 'germy' places during this winter's flu season

Widespread flu is reported in Washington and nearly half the country right now and health officials say that means you can expect more people to get sick in the next few weeks. The best way to fight...


Where'd that come from? Fine Kettle of Fish

This expression means an awkward or messy state of affairs and originates from old English. Kettles are the essential piece of kitchen equipment for customs in which only the English can claim world... Full story


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