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Gun range meeting NRA standards coming to Dallesport

Gun enthusiasts of the Columbia River Gorge will soon have a place to let off some steam—or ammunition. Thanks to the efforts of Klickitat County Commissioner Rex Johnston, Klickitat County...

 

McCabe introduces vets employment bill

In an effort to increase veteran employment in Washington state, Rep. Gina McCabe has introduced House Bill 2040. “The unemployment rate for veterans, especially our young veterans, is very high...

 

Snowpack levels lead to concerns about water

If you were to go by the saying "don't plant your garden until the snow is out of the Simcoes," you probably already have it planted. Of course,...

 
 By Merrick    News    February 18, 2015

THREADING THE NEEDLE

A helicopter guides a line to pull electrical wiring onto a BPA tower near Knight Road....

 

Unique music ensemble plays

What started off as one voice and one guitar has over the course of 20 years became a unified sound comprised of three musicians, three instruments...

 

State Fair's Creative Kids Exhibit puts children's changing skills on public display

Each year, children ages six to 15 from all over Washington State come to Puyallup with their families to enjoy the Washington State Spring Fair and t...

 

Wishram water rationing set for well improvements

The Klickitat PUD has hired Water Recovery Services, a well rehabilitation specialist, to help in an attempt to restore some capacity to the upper Wishram well. The company will be working on the...

 

Aargh! Pirate Carnival to set sail

The Klickitat annual Pirate Carnival is March 15 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Klickitat School gym. The carnival raises funds through games and a silent auction with proceeds supporting Klickitat...

 

2016 Goldendale Calendar photo submission guidelines

In an effort to get more photos from all four of our seasons for the 2016 Goldendale Sentinel calendar, we’re asking interested photographers to start submitting their best shots to us immediately...

 

Home and Garden Show starts preparing for 2016 with booth reservations

With six years of successful shows under its belt, the Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce’s 7th annual Goldendale Home and Garden Show resumes its three-day schedule Friday through Sunday,...

 

Bob Dove

Bob Darrell Dove was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho to Kate Louisa (Wilson) and John Lester Dove on November 21, 1930. He served in the United States... Full story

 

Gordon Johnson

Gordon Allen Johnson passed away on February 11, 2015 in Vancouver, Washington at the age of 79. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on November... Full story

 

Juanita Spainhower

Juanita Leone Spainhower passed away at her home north of Goldendale on February 8, 2015 at the age of 86. She was born in a ranch house near... Full story

 

Lee Mercer

A celebration of the life of Lee Mercer will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church in Goldendale with a reception... Full story

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - February 18, 1965 • D. L. Willey, executive vice-president for the Oregon-Washington Telephone Co., announced this week that the company’s Goldendale business office will be closed...

 

Head Start now accepting applications for fall 2015

Head Start is now accepting applications for fall classes from families with children who will be age three or four before Sept. 1. Applications are also being accepted for the Early Head Start...

 

You don't have to let winter blues get your mind down

February is maybe best described as “the light at the end of winter’s tunnel.” It’s a great way to look at it because for some people, winter can lead to feelings of sadness, lethargy, and...

 

NJHS collecting supplies for New Hope Farms

Goldendale Middle School National Junior Honor Society is conducting a supply drive for New Hope Farms. Their activity center is in need of craft...

 

Sheriff, prosecutor to speak at council meeting

Come meet and greet two of your new Klickitat County officials. The Lyle Community Council has invited Sheriff Bob Songer and Prosecuting Attorney David Quesnel to their next council meeting on...

 

Friends of Observatory meet Tuesday

The newly re-organized Friends of Goldendale Observatory will hold its first general meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. at the Goldendale Observatory State Park. The organization is looking to...

 

Get your recipes to the Homemakers by March 1

The Glenwood Women’s Club would like to remind residents that they are organizing a list of medical equipment that is available for loan to locals within the Glenwood Valley who are temporarily in...

 
 By Neita Cecil    News    February 18, 2015

County gets on board with gorge commission

In a historic agreement—nearly 18 months in the making—Klickitat County will devote planning staff time to help the Gorge Commission process land use applications within its borders. A Klickitat...

 

From the best seat in the house

It was good to see a packed house through much of the District 5, 1B tournament in Goldendale, last weekend. Fans were treated to some great games...

 

Four wrestlers advance to State

Bryce Wilkins is headed to Mat Classic. Last year, the Goldendale junior qualified for Regionals but was injured during practice. This year Wilkins...

 

District battle fuels Bickleton, Lyle-Wishram rivalry and elimination from Regional run

Sunnyside Christian boys and girls were undefeated during weekend games in the District 5, 1B tournament, punching their tickets to the next round of...

 

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