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Articles from the January 22, 2014 edition

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Seahawks fever hits Goldendale

The "12th Man' banner supporting the Seattle Seahawks is held up by management staff at Holcomb's Market Select. Area businesses are planning a...

 

Goldendale resident named CEO of hospital in Kenya

Jim Monroe of Goldendale has been named CEO of Maua Methodist Hospital (MMH) in Maua, Kenya. His initial appointment is as interim CEO while Jeremiah...

 

Safer sidewalks

Workers from Allyn's Building Center were digging up the sidewalk last week in front of the previous location of the Golden Art Gallery. The sidewalk...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 22, 2014

County joins charm trail

The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the start of the "Golden Charm Trail" program for area businesses. The program is being...

 

State AG offers legal opinion on marijuana business

In response to a request from Sharon Foster, chair of the Washington State Liquor Control Board, the Attorney General’s Office Thursday released a formal Attorney General’s Opinion regarding...

 

Seattle Mariner hot dogs recalled for unlabled content

Cloverdale Foods Co., a Mandan, N.D., establishment, is recalling approximately 2,664 pounds of beef franks due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food...

 

Sheriff says he won't run, undersheriff says he will in 2014 election

On a local radio talk show airing soon, Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas stated he does not intend to run for sheriff again this year. On the same program, Undersheriff Marc Boardman said he...

 

Golf Club Trip

The Goldendale Golf Club men took a trip to the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Jan. 2 through Jan. 5. "Truly a good time was had by all," reports Richard...

 

Low risk predicted for stripe rust in 2014

Stripe rust will not likely not be bad for this year’s winter wheat crop, according to WSU Research Plant Pathologist, Xianming Chen. Based on disease prediction models, Chen reports that highly...

 

Dave Holly

Dave Edward Holly, 56, passed away at his home in Goldendale, January 13, 2014. He was born in Goldendale to Lorraine (Portner) and Edward Gay Holly... Full story

 

PNW Forest health conference announced

Insects, diseases, wildlife, fire and climate play critical roles in contributing to the health of forests in the Pacific Northwest. Region-wide forest health assessments help to determine the extent...

 

Donations accepted

Cornucopia Clothing Room of Goldendale is currently in need of warm gloves and men's clothing. The clothing room is located in the basement of Christ...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – January 23, 1964 • Permit has been granted and construction under way on a new concrete block building for Triplex Cleaners in the 300 block on South Columbus Avenue. Triplex owner...

 

Councilman Crawford earns CML award

Len Crawford, council member for the City of Goldendale, recently received an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association...

 
 By Mark Heid    Opinion    January 22, 2014

School levy time again, but with a new four-year plan

Is it that time again? That is the response given most often by community members when they see me attending meetings of local community groups and clubs. The answer is yes! It has been the practice o...

 

Songer's remarks are unbecoming

To the Editor: Mr. Bob Songer, whose service no one has slighted, has made some harsh accusations. He claims the sheriff and undersheriff eliminated his position and harassed a union leader for...

 
 By Tom Lexow    Opinion    January 22, 2014

Conscience needs to mature

To the Editor: A Native American father taught his children about life with this legend: “A terrific fight is going on inside me between two wolves. One wolf is evil, for he is fear, envy, anger, re...

 

Eagles are going to disappear faster

To the Editor: This is a response to Mr. Ellis’ letter regarding my opinion in The Sentinel recently. I do take drives, Mr. Ellis, and I see many high-flying birds of prey in the Gorge on my way to...

 

Lyle Community Council to meet Monday

If your interest lies in supporting the future betterment of Lyle, with ideas or suggestions about what you would like to see happen, consider attending the next meeting of the Tourism Advocacy...

 

Annual Cabin Fever Festival offers something for everyone

Although the valley lacks snow, it has been reported that last weekend brought snow up at some of the Sno-Parks in the Gifford Pinchot including six inches at Snow King. Sno-Park permits may be purcha...

 

Come sing with local Sweet Adelines

Harmony of the Gorge chorus is hosting a special guest night, Jan. 28, for women who love to sing. Guests will get to experience what it's like to be...

 

The branding of Klickitat County

Klickitat County has a brand new product. It’s called Klickitat County. Businesses in the county are forming a Destination Management Organization (DMO) to help literally drive tour buses into the...

 

Lawmakers consider sending public officials to school

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would send public officials and employees to what amounts to open-records school. House Bill 2121 would require public officials and employees to undergo...

 

DNR cost share to help forest health

Letters went out to landowners in Klickitat and Yakima Counties, encouraging use of cost share funds to improve forest health. Thinning stands to improve resistance to insect and disease damage and...

 

Complete fleet

The Rural 7 Fire Department serves an area of some 700 square miles througout Klickitat County, and it maintains 32 fire apparatuses with a couple of...

 

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