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City gets an earful from upset tax dollars groups

The Goldendale City Council had a packed agenda Monday night in a meeting so long councilors had to vote to extend it past 9 p.m. That meeting was...

 

Settling Down

A Bald Eagle alights on a pole near The Dalles Dam last week. Reports are that several of the birds are making themselves at home...

 
 By Sandra DeMent    News    February 6, 2019

'Age Wave' will affect everyone

(This is part two of a two-part story.) Today, Japan has the oldest population, with over 30 percent of its citizens over 65. The U.S. is expected to reach the 30 percent level by 2050. Studies...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 6, 2019

More law agents come out against I-1639

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer was one of the first in Washington State to say he will not enforce the state’s new Initiative 1639 (I-1639)...

 

KVH launches program fostering heart health

February is National Heart Health Awareness month, and Klickitat Valley Health kicked off its 2019 #7STEPS To A Healthier Heart campaign with a Heart...

 
 By Emma Epperly    News    February 6, 2019

Lawmakers try again to exempt themselves from public records

Legislation proposed on the last day of January would largely exempt state legislators from the Public Records Act, according to the attorney who led the fight against a similar bill last year. That...

 

Think you have the measles?

The measles are resurgent in Washington State lately. Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) has guidelines for anyone concerned about whether or not they might have the disease: If you suspect that you may...

 

County kids off to the Great War

On April 6, 1917, the United States joined its allies-Britain, France, Italy, Romania, Russia, and Japan-to fight the Germans, Austria-Hungary,...

 

King receives award for work on transportation

Sen. Curtis King has been honored by the Washington State Good Roads & Transportation Association for his work on transportation issues. King, formerly the chair of the Senate Transportation...

 

Robbed shop offers reward

On Jan. 31 Ashlea Lazelle, owner of Hands On Nail and Hair Salon at 4 Bickleton Highway, met with Emmitt Granger of AB Mylortis LLC to discuss the implementation of enhanced security measures in respo...

 

Patsy (Griffee) Van House

Jan. 12, 1938 ~ Feb. 1, 2019 Patsy (Griffee) Van House passed away peacefully with her family by her side in the early hours of Feb. 1. Her beauty and...

 

James Owen Brokaw, Sr.

Feb. 23, 1937 – Feb. 2, 2019 Jim was born to Peter Bryant Brokaw and Clara Elizabeth Lefever Brokaw. His siblings were twin sisters Roberta Joan...

 

Victor William Schuttie

Victor William Schuttie passed peacefully on Jan. 25 with family at his bedside. Vic was born May 17, 1932, on the family farm in Ethel, to Joseph and Gertrude (Fuller) Schuttie. After high school, Vi...

 

January was warmer

According to preliminary data received by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton Oregon, temperatures at Goldendale averaged warmer than normal during the month of January. The average tempera...

 

Looked what was missed back in Civics class

Well, it looks like Republican State Representative Matt Shea and some of my like-minded neighbors want to secede eastern Washington from the west side and form “Liberty State.” This is based on...

 

Letters from the Community

RIP, Archie Thank you so much for sharing the heartwarming story about Archie the cat in The Sentinel. I’m very sorry about his passing. The people who loved him and especially you, Mrs. Shuey,...

 

Peewees provide great entertainment

We recently noted that Glenwood High School senior Kinley Troh was named as one of the Washington State Department of Education nominees for the United States Presidential Scholar award. In an update...

 

Measles a concern at Lyle school

The Dallesport Newsletter has an article about County Commissioner Dave Sauter sending out a notice of an upcoming meeting for all interested parties about I-1639 or Article I, Section 24 of the...

 

AARP has tax help program

The price of Forever stamps has increased by 10 percent and went from 50 cents to 55 cents, according to a United States Postal Service press release. The First-Class Mail Forever stamp price took eff...

 

GHS sends six to Royal

Goldendale High School will send six grapplers to Royal High School on Saturday, Feb. 9, to face off with the top four of the SCAC east division, two...

 

Boys lose nail-biter

It all came down free throws when the Goldendale boys’ hoopsters met The Dalles Riverhawks in a high-scoring heartbreaker 71-70 loss on Jan. 29. The interconference tilt got off to a loose start,...

 

Timberwolves' hoopsters fall to Zillah on senior night

At a home game on Friday February 1, the Goldendale boys ran into a buzz aw called Zillah, losing to a team destined for state by a score of 79–32. The Timberwolves shot 26 percent from the field...

 

Legal Notices 02/06/2019

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING In accordance with Chapter 36.81.121 of the Revised Code of Washington, the Board of County Commissioners are to hold a public hearing prior to the amendment of the Six Year...

 

Mosbrucker and Corry hold phone town hall

Fourteenth District Reps. Gina Mosbrucker and Chris Corry want to hear from you. The two lawmakers, who are in Olympia for the 2019 legislative session, are holding a town hall meeting over the...

 

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