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Articles from the February 8, 2017 edition

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 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

Klickitat County's first wedding predates statehood

On Aug. 20, 1867, a 21-year-old woman named America Jenkins married Henry Howe, 35, in her father's home near the blockhouse, a small log fort some... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Greater Columbia Gorge League district tourney postponed a day

Day two of the Greater Columbia Gorge League district basketball tournament has been postponed for Friday after a combination of snow and freezing...

 By Roger Nichols    News    February 8, 2017

PUD reports on outages, projects

Most of the news from Monday's Goldendale City Council meeting came not from council members themselves but from those who addressed them. That...


Pharmacist charged with child rape, license suspended

The Sentinel The Washington State Department of Health has suspended the license of a White Salmon pharmacist, Dr. Larry Chapman. Chapman, 68, was arrested on Sept. 28, 2016 and charged by the...

 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

Karate kids in class

Saturday, Feb. 4, a gang of six to eight-year-olds did their best to kick Levi Winston off his feet. Absorbing the onslaught with a blue foam pad,...


Alan R. MacRae

Alan R. MacRae, 57, passed away in his home in Centerville, Feb. 1, 2017. Alan was born on March 1, 1959 in Moscow, Idaho to Kenneth and Sandra... Full story


Harley Guy Clark

Harley Guy Clark was born May 18, 1927 to Guy T. and Marian J. Clark in Port Angeles, Washington. Harley passed away on January 22, 2017 at the age... Full story


Meet The Sentinel´s Carriers : Preston Briseno

Preston Briseno covers a lot of ground for The Sentinel. After bagging his papers at the office, Preston walks over half a mile to the corner of East... Full story


Local student named candidate in U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Nadia Smith, a graduating senior at Goldendale High School, has been named a Career and Technical Education candidate as part of the 2017 U.S. Preside...


I retired: do I need to file a tax return for 2017?

Dear Savvy Senior, What is the IRS income tax filing requirement for retirees this year? My income dropped way down when I retired last year in 2016, so I’m wondering if I need to even file a tax re... Full story


You don't have to take it

he month of February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Do the following behaviors look familiar to you? Constant calling or texting to keep track of you; stalking or following you around; showi... Full story

 By Don Thomas    Opinion    February 8, 2017

Government by whim?

I see that the new president has once again stepped in it, this time with his executive order concerning temporarily banning immigration from seven Muslim majority countries. Obviously, the ban was... Full story


Train yourself

On Sunday, I took the train from Wishram to Portland. I hadn't done this before, so I thought maybe others would be interested in the trip. Americans do many things well, but public transport isn't... Full story


Goldendale senior meets on CTE

Career and Technical Education (CTE) students from all around Washington met in Olympia on Wednesday to talk with legislators about the important of...



On Saturday, Feb. 4, Goldendale High School VEX Robotics team 5250W won the Toppenish VEX tournament, bringing home both the Tournament Champion...


Need help with plans?

Have you made plans for your Valentine yet? Well this may help. The Lyle Lion’s Club has had a change in their program a wee bit and will be having their senior meals at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 14 as...


The coast comes to Glenwood

Winter weather and road conditions make it hard for residents from our area to have a little getaway to the beach. Lucky for us, the classes of 2017 and 2018 brought some of the coast to us last...

 By Jess Macinko    News    February 8, 2017

County vet rep from long line of service

William Smith traces his family roots back to 625 A.D. The common denominator in that long line of ancestors? Military service. "We were on the battle...


Where'd that come from? Saint Valentine's Day: Holiday

February has long been celebrated as a month of romance. Every Feb. 14, all around the world, candy, flowers, and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. As I try to... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Read, Lembke, 3 alternates reach regionals

As Goldendale head wrestling coach Matt Dumolt thought would happen, the Granger Spartans dominated Saturday's South Central Athletic Conference West... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Goldendale basketball senior night spoiled by Spartans

After dropping a heartbreaker to the Naches Rangers on Jan. 28, a crushing blow that hurt Goldendale's postseason chances, there was still a small cha...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Goldendale basketball senior night spoiled by Spartans

Goldendale head girls hoops coach Mike Plum knew he would be without senior forward Ocean Bryan for Friday's senior night matchup against the No. 3...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    February 8, 2017

Vandals, Pirates reach GCGL district tourney

Sports editor The District 5 Class 1B Greater Columbia Gorge League tournament kicked off Tuesday in Goldendale High School with four opening round...


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