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 By John Miller    News    February 26, 2020

Centerville School to celebratea century of history this year

The Centerville School will celebrate its 100th birthday on Friday, May 1. The brick school building, completed in November 1919, is one of the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 26, 2020

Levy passage signals new hope for district

Standing outside the office of the Goldendale School District superintendent, there was music in the air, and it was easy to let imagination say it...

 

Grange sends group to Olympia

The Goldendale Grange sent a delegation of five to Olympia last Thursday to participate in Washington State Grange (WSG) Legislative Day. Promoting...

 

Feral cat program shows progress

This article is a progress update following the two previous articles in The Sentinel in January and February of 2019 about "Pawsitivity," a local...

 

DIVIDED ATTENTION:

Profi, the Klickitat County Sheriff's Department's new police dog, has a paw on a book as he's sworn in as a K-9 deputy while his partner, Deputy...

 

Parents and teachers express concerns over mandatory sex ed

Parents, students and educational professionals voiced their concerns last week in a public hearing about a bill that would mandate comprehensive sexual education in public schools beginning as soon...

 

Goldendale FFA attends Women in Trades

On Friday, Feb. 21, the Goldendale Agriculture Department attended Perry Technical Institute for an event to promote non-traditional careers....

 

Mosbrucker huckleberry preservation bill passes House

A bill that would require huckleberry buyers to retain purchase records for at least one year passed the House of Representatives unanimously today (Tuesday). “This bill was brought to me by...

 

John Raz

john Raz, age 91, resident of Lyle, Washington, died February 14, 2020.... Full story

 

Bradley celebration of life

A celebration of life for Grady Bradley will be held on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 4 p.m. at 350 Pothole Road in Goldendale. A meal will be provided. Bring your own drinks and folding c... Full story

 

Goldendale FBLA compete at conference

The Goldendale Future Business Leaders of America chapter competed at the Southeast Regional FBLA Conference in Pasco, Washington, on Friday, Feb. 7....

 

Looking Back

February 11, 1905 – 115 Years Ago Senator Baker on Tuesday last introduced a bill providing for the creation of the County of Benton out of a portion of Yakima and Klickitat Counties. The new...

 

Archery Sharpshooters fundraiser coming

The Goldendale Archery Sharpshooters are preparing to compete at the 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships in Grand Island, Nebraska, this June. A fundraiser to support the team will be held at t...

 
 By Tim Gray    Opinion    February 26, 2020

We are all in need of mercy and fairness

History is filled with atrocities that are hard to conceive of. Ethnic cleansing, massacres, events like 9/11, and planes shot out of the sky. The evening news casts seem to report events daily of the...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

We are not the radical left Most of us voters have received our ballots for the primary for the presidential election in Washington State. As I reflect on the last four years, I’ve been...

 

Join young man planting apple seeds

Glenwood School students, under the guidance of the Missoula Children’s Theater, will present “Johnny Appleseed” on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the school gym. Children will participate in...

 

FFA compete at District CDE

Congratulations to the Goldendale FFA members who competed at District Agricultural Sales and First Year Member CDE. Goldendale teams placed 1st and...

 

Farewell to John Raz

A Celebration of Life will be held for John Raz on Monday, March 1, at the Country Café in Lyle from 3 to 5 p.m. John was a Lyle resident for over 45 years and made many friends in the area. He was...

 

Dems to hold General Meeting

The Klickitat County Democrats will hold a General Membership Meeting on Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the White Salmon Public Library. Agenda items include information about...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    February 26, 2020

Companion Animal: Upcoming pet events

Most people are familiar with dog shows, those beauty contests where purebred dogs are judged on how closely they resemble the written standard of perfection for each breed. But there is much more in...

 

Black History Database

Airtable, an online databasse site, features a remarkable and very complete listing of black cultural figures who have left a mark on history. See...

 

GOP Caucus

The Klickitat County Republican Party will hold their Republican Caucus on Saturday, Feb. 29, at 10 a.m. in White Salmon, Lyle, and Goldendale. Caucus events will begin at 10 a.m., and it is...

 

Observatory reopens

Goldendale Observatory reopens permanently on Friday, Feb. 28. This isn't a "Grand Opening" and no ceremony is planned; we're just finally getting bac...

 

TU STREAM Explorers camp coming

The Klickitat Chapter of Trout Unlimited is holding another STREAM Explorers camp on May 15-17. The volunteer driven cold water conservation group held their first three camps in the last year with fu...

 

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