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Articles from the April 8, 2015 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 8, 2015

Parking laws to be proactively enforced

At Monday night’s Goldendale city council meeting, Councilman Len Crawford asked a simple question: why have a law if it’s not going to be...

 

EGGS-ACTLY RIGHT

The county fairgrounds were host to kids on the hunt for Easter eggs Sunday morning, despite the near-freezing temperature. New this year were...

 

Local woman off to the Boston Marathon

Despite the horrendous bombing that occurred at the Boston Marathon nearly two years ago, many people are still working toward competing in this world-famous marathon. One contestant who has been...

 

From the best seat in the house

Anyone looking for inspiration in this world can look to athletics for examples of people accomplishing somewhat unbelievable things. You don't have...

 

Kidney disease fighter still needs help

In an earlier story, The Sentinel reported on Joanne Davenport, life-long resident of Goldendale, who was diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease (an inherited disorder in which clusters of cysts to...

 

Local fire devastation victim thanks her heroes

It is a well-known fact that Goldendale and its surrounding areas are very dry and easily susceptible to fires, especially during the hot summer...

 

Local "Bikefest" event promotes bike-friendly ideas for Goldendale

Goldendale has suffered many economic losses in its time; from the timber industry coming to a swift halt to the aluminum plant shutting down,...

 

Politics send eye care trip to Cambodia off to a rocky start

We had a good drive to Seattle Tuesday afternoon (March 24), and it was certainly nice to be able to use Chris and Vida Facio’s truck to haul the trunks. All of them fit and the tarp stayed put,...

 

Infant injured in domestic dispute

It was a relatively quiet week for the Goldendale police, and the Klickitat County deputies, but in earlier action, the Sheriff’s department answered the call on an injured infant. On March 24, Depu...

 

Gene Thompson

Dr. Gene T. Thompson, 86, of Clarkston, passed into the hands of the Lord on March 28, at Royal Plaza Care Center. Gene was born Nov. 21, 1928, in... Full story

 

Chris Facio

Chris J. Facio, was born on August 7, 1946 and passed away on Monday March 30, 2015 in Goldendale, WA.  Chris was born at home in Harrah, WA to... Full story

 

Wes Kangas

Wesley Arnold "Wes" Kangas 1942 – 2015 "Wes was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. His quick witted sense of humor and kind... Full story

 

Bill Fisher

Ralph William (Bill) Fisher, 76, passed away at his home in Goldendale, Washington on March 25, 2015.  He was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on June 27, 1938.  He is survived by two sons, Scott... Full story

 

Kenzie Joy Fahlenkamp

Kenzie Joy Fahlenkamp was born on March 10, 2015 to Brad and Allison Fahlenkamp. Kenzie weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21-3/4 in long. Kenzie...

 

Happy Birthday, Mr Allyn

Jim Allyn's birthday was celebrated last Wednesday, during the Chamber of Commerce's After Hours event, which celebrated Allyn's Paint & Home...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Features    April 8, 2015

Spring clean your health with an ounce of prevention

This time of year reminds us to open the windows, air out our homes, and discard that which we don’t need. In that same spirit, we can reinvigorate our health with a few springtime-inspired...

 
 By Susan Kelsey    Opinion    April 8, 2015

Productive trip to the capital

To the Editor: On March 12 Kathy Moco, Sharon Aleckson, and Susan Kelsey went on a trip to the capitol in Olympia. Our goal was to visit the capitol...

 
 By Perry Bryan    Opinion    April 8, 2015

How to get help

To the Editor: April is sexual assault awareness month, and it is time for us to reflect on how sexual assault affects every person in our community and to take action to stop sexual violence....

 
 By Grady Bradley    Opinion    April 8, 2015

There was no landslide

To the Editor: From reading the editorial page and many of the readers’ letters in The Goldendale Sentinel, an outsider might conclude that Klickitat County was politically highly conservative....

 

Taking the 'bait'

To the Editor: OK, I’ve taken the bait from your willfully uniformed pot-hater editorial. I’ve seen cancer patients overcome their nausea from two puffs of marijuana. Veterans feel like...

 

Local couple working in Kenyan hospital safe distance from Al Shabaab university attack

Goldendale citizens Jim Monroe and Sue Owen are chief administrators of the Maua Methodist Hospital in Maua, Kenya. They sent this update Thursday on...

 

Clark-Gall to marry

Chuck Gall and Barbara Clark, both of Bickleton, plan to marry April 16 at Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. Chuck farmed and later retired from the Klickitat...

 

Community garden offers local gardeners room to grow

Goldendale Community Garden is welcoming applications for individual raised-bed growing plots for the 2015 growing season, (April through November). They are looking for gardeners who can share in...

 

Art auction fundraiser to benefit Mosier School

Made for Mosier Art Auction and Fundraiser - benefiting Mosier Schools, a K-8 public charter school serving more than 216 children from Wasco and Hood River counties, will be held Saturday, April 25,...

 

Clean out those attics and porches! Lyle Clean-up is Saturday

One last reminder: load all that debris and unwanted items around the place and truck them to the Lyle Clean Up at the bus garage downtown Lyle. This year they have added a truck to do all that...

 

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