Articles from the January 25, 2012 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 25, 2012

Snow and ice leave most of county without power

Snow and ice hit hard in Klickitat County over the past week, disrupting power and business and causing damage to transmission lines, cars, and...

 

PUD updates information regularly

Klickitat PUD has been issuing steady updates on its power repairs since the first outages struck. In its most recent one as of press time, the following information was provided: “Klickitat PUD...

 

City plans a door-to-door survey for community grant

In a press release issued Tuesday, the City of Goldendale announced its intention to prepare a Community Development Block Grant application through the Washington State Department of Commerce. The su...

 

GHS graduates studying in Costa Rica

Local college students Ryell Carley and Tanner Milliren (Goldendale High School graduates of 2009 and 2008, respectively) are spending their winter...

 

Donald Davison

Donald James Davison was born in Tacoma, Washington on May 8, 1943, to Dan and Donna (Geho) Davison. He grew up in Tacoma and joined the Navy at the age of 16. After his honorable discharge in 1964,... Full story

 

Larry Schroder

Larry Keith Schroder passed away Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at home with his family beside. Larry, the second son of Henry and Marjorie (Thompson) Schroder, was born in Goldendale on July 25, 1945.... Full story

 

Donald Prescott

Donald James “Skeeter” Prescott, age 83, of Sunnyside, WA. passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 surrounded by his loving family. Donald or ... Full story

 

Jon Rushing service set for Saturday

A memorial reception for Jon Rushing will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel, in Goldendale.... Full story

 

Weather forces Walker service change

Memorial service for Art Walker has been rescheduled due to weather, to 11 a.m. Jan. 28, at Grace Baptist Church, 1280 W. Jewett, in White Salmon. There will be a potluck following the service in the... Full story

 

Wang-Beeks Wedding

Dr. Susan Wang and Brannin Beeks were married Oct. 8, 2011 in Orange, Conn. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Pang Wang and Mei-Lei Wang. She earned...

 

Storm and its aftermath show positive responses

The worst of times often bring out the best in people. This past week’s storm made that very clear again. Down at the PUD on Saturday, during the...

 

Conservative stands dominate the news

To the Editor: I noted with interest that in The Sentinel’s current issue, publisher Lou Marzeles declined to take a public position on the upcoming gay marriage bill. It would be a lose-lose...

 

Back doors remind me of good friends

When I think of home, I think of two doors: the front and the back. I like the back door best. Front doors remind me of solicitors. Back doors remind me of friends. The back door carries a sort of...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    January 25, 2012

Diet of Worms, Battle of the Bulge, Lone Ranger, Coast Guard

Jan. 25: 125 BC—Greece loses breach of copyright against Rome for stealing and renaming Greek pagan gods on technicality; copyright had not been invented. 1792—The London Corresponding Society,...

 

Crews work to clear roads, restore power

How many have been snowed-in this week besides us? This winter storm made up for the whole first half of our winter I guess. As we know, the...

 

Good friends and neighbors are a blessing

Angels are out and about this cold spell. Friends have called and neighbors have brought needed supplies as well as one who shoveled a path from my doorway to the street and swept the snow from my...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- January 22, 1987 • Following what may be a nation wide trend, both the Klickitat Valley Hospital and Mt. Adams Care Center are establishing non-smoking policies within their...

 

WIC offers nutrition assistance for women, infants and children

Families with young children struggling with job loss and pay cuts are finding it tougher to keep healthy food on the table. There’s help at more than 220 neighborhood clinics statewide through WIC...

 

Superior Court decisions for last quarter

Oct. 17, 2011, cases: • Robert Dale Adair, 54, of Lyle, pled guilty to Theft of Access Device in the Second Degree and Trafficking in Stolen Property in the Second degree and was sentenced to 90...

 

‘Ties to Land’ succession workshop coming

Washington State University Extension educators are offering the award-winning “Ties to the Land” succession planning workshop at multiple locations in February. Succession planning is the human...

 

TimberBots excel in state robotics competition

The Goldendale Middle School TimberBots Lego robotics team competed at the First Lego League Oregon state championship in Hillsboro, Ore., on...

 

What to do if you lose your pet

Eve, The Sentinel’s Adoptable Pet of the Week on Jan. 11, was adopted through Dogs of the Gorge (D.O.G.). However, unlike most dogs taken to the...

 

Scores and schedule for Jan. 24-31

Boys' basketball Granger 64 Goldendale 55 Bickleton 64 Ki-Be JV 55 Klickitat JV 57 Yakama Tribal JV 48 Lyle-Wishram 37 TLG 35 TLG JV 46 Klickitat JV 43 Goldendale 71 Highland 58 Sunnyside Christian...

 

Senior night out for Goldendale grapplers

The Goldendale wrestling program took the biggest hit from weather cancelations, losing their scheduled home, double dual meet which was scheduled...

 

Brown and Venema combine for 45 points in win over Yakama Tribal

With the weather putting most of the Klickitat County sports on the sidelines last week, Bickleton did manage to play a pair of games at Yakama Tribal...

 

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