Articles from the March 8, 2017 edition

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 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

School joins in active shooter exercise scenarios

Saturday, officers responding to Goldendale Middle School (GMS) faced a unique threat: Animal Control Officer Tom Fitzgibbons, wielding a plastic... Full story

 By Roger Nichols    News    March 8, 2017

'Spiders' coming to Ekone Park

Rodger Nichols For The Sentinel Goldendale City residents will see giant spiders on Ekone Field this summer. Not real spiders, thank goodness. That’s the name members of a Goldendale High School...

 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

City weighs fate of former care center building

Though a formal decision won't be made until next week, the mood at Monday night's city council workshop was all but unanimous: helping veterans is...

 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

BMX park proposed

The Feb. 21 city council meeting brought several dreams and schemes a little closer to reality, not the least of which is a proposed BMX park. The...

 By Doug Herlihy    News    March 8, 2017

The felling of Malaysia Air Flight 17

An aviator and air crash expert sought worldwide for his insights into air disasters, Goldendale resident Doug Herlihy recounts the abundant evidence...


Police log

On Feb. 27, 2017, the Klickitat County Sheriff's Office Chief Criminal Deputy Mike Kallio received information from two posse deputies about a possible wanted subject. Based on that information, Kalli...

 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

Christian gifts find new home at K-C Pharmacy

Goldendale residents lamenting the closure of Adonai's Christian Bookstore can turn that frown upside down. K-C Pharmacy will now be offering a line... Full story


Nancy Frances Birch

Nancy Frances Birch, 76, (Jan. 19, 1941 to Feb. 23, 2017) passed away on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, due to a stroke. Nancy was born in Mountain Home,... Full story


Klickitat County Democrats are hosting an action work session

On Tuesday, March 14 from noon – 1 p.m., the Klickitat County Democrats are hosting an action work session at Goldendale Community Library. Please join them to work on action items and plan short...


Phillip M Garner

Phillip M Garner passed away at his home March 4, 2017. Services will be held at New Life Assembly of God on Saturday March11, at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations cam be made to the Phil Garner... Full story


Summer jobs for Central Washington teens

Ecology Youth Corps offers work experience and protects the environment UNION GAP – The Washington Department of Ecology’s Central Regional Office in Union Gap plans to hire 72 teenagers...

 By Amy Reeves    Features    March 8, 2017

Where'd that come from? Finer than a frog's hair

There are times in life were we, as humans, use expressions to describe our actions or feelings while referring to animals: sicker than a dog, eating like a pig, busy like a bee, sweating like a dog,... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 8, 2017

On the weary randomness of meaningless thievery

Our cowbell was stolen. Right off the front door, in clear line of sight of anyone, when we were open, which would be the only time it could have... Full story

 By Don Thomas    Opinion    March 8, 2017

Waiting for GOP

Why are the Republicans in Congress making so little progress in formulating a replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare)? For seven years it’s been “something better and cheaper... Full story


Bickleton student state finalist for poetry

Rhys Chapman represented Bickleton and Klickitat County at Poetry Out Loud State Finals Saturday, March 4 in Tacoma. Poetry out Loud is a national program funded by the National Endowment for the...


Student essays, soil science and daylight savings

Lyle School’s Ms. Eva Knowles challenged her classes to write a persuasive essay to President Donald Trump about an issue that they care deeply about. All students, regardless of political stance,...


Children's theater treasured by all

The Glenwood School and Missoula Children’s Theater production of the musical, Treasure Island, last Friday night was thoroughly enjoyed by a very large audience. The children learned all their...


Sherman County history online

Sherman County, Oregon: A Historical Collection is a new local history website ( honoring the people who lived in Sherman County, kept the records, preserved the stories and...


Major strides made for Travis Alert Act in state House

Rep. Gina McCabe's bill known as the "Travis Alert Act" passed the Washington State House of Representatives Wednesday. House Bill 1258 would allow...


Museum to offer discounts for EBT card holders

Maryhill Museum of Art has announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and the Institute of Museum and Library...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    March 8, 2017

Wishram reaping in athletic/academic success

A good sized group of kids run up and down the small gym in the Wishram Elementary and High School, getting in a quick game of hoops during the lunch... Full story

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    March 8, 2017

U14 Gold wins another tournament, plays at home today

The Goldendale U14 Gold volleyball team continued to dominate the competition en route to another tournament title, this time across the river in...

 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    March 8, 2017

Middle schooler Henry Thompson honored for elk calling skills

Goldendale Middle School eighth grader Henry Thompson knows how difficult it is to bow hunt elk without a call. It's also no simple feat to go after...


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