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 By Alyssa Simmons    News    March 13, 2013

County 4-H members attend KYG conference

Four Klickitat County 4-Hers attended the Know Your Government Conference (KYG) that was held in Olympia, Feb. 16-19. The Conference is a four-day...

 
 By Deb Brumley    News    March 13, 2013

Sheriff says action needed to meet new budget cut

Klickitat County Sheriff Rick McComas confirmed in a March 5 telephone conversation with The Sentinel that some type of personnel action will need to take place within his program at the county’s...

 
 By Deb Brumley    News    March 13, 2013

FEMA media conference held in Goldendale

“Remember the bridge, the five Ws plus one, and take a deep breath.” These instructions and more were given out repeatedly Monday, March 11, by...

 

Maryhill opens for 2013 with weekend programs

Maryhill Museum of Art will open on this Friday, March 15, for its 2013 season with special exhibitions and a full schedule of programs on tap for the year. Among the featured special exhibitions...

 

Cougar shot after killing donkey

An adult cougar was shot about four miles west of Goldendale, off Olson Road near Blockhouse Creek, after killing a donkey on an acreage. State Fish and Wildlife officer Dan Bolton received a call on...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - March 14, 1963 • Fred McClaskey left Tuesday morning, by place from Portland, for Sarasota, Florida, spring training with the Chicago White Sox. 75 Years Ago – March 17, 1938 ...

 

Scouting the Sentinel

Scout Pack 551, the Bear Den, visited The Sentinel Thursday to learn about the production and archiving process of the newspaper. Left to right:...

 

Dick Craig

Richard (Dick) Craig of Puyallup, WA, passed away February 16, 2013 in California, from congestive heart failure. He left this life as he lived it, vi... Full story

 

Ross Wilkins

Ross Burton Wilkins passed away peacefully with his family at his side at 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Born on April 15, 1920 in Miltonvale, KS to Webster Burton Wilkins and Amy D. (Eckert) Wi... Full story

 

Honor roll announced at Klickitat School

Klickitat Secondary School has released their honor roll for the first and second terms of the 2012-13 school year. Those named to the honor roll for the first term include: (3.0-3.24 GPA) Julianna...

 

Emily Jo Pantages

Emily Jo Pantages was born March 5, 2013, in Hood River, to Amber and Sonny Pantages. She weighed 10 lbs., and was 20 inches long at birth. Maternal grandparents are Bill and Nancy Pantages, of...

 

Government actually got it right on rural renal care

Rarely do federal lawmakers come upon a policy that can expand access to critical health care services and simultaneously save taxpayers money. But according to a new report from the Congressional...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    March 13, 2013

Harvard, first St. Patrick's day parade

March 13: 1639—Cambridge College is renamed “Harvard.” 1865—There is something really wrong here: a bill is passed by the Confederacy approving the use of black slaves for service in the...

 
 By Dani Burton    Features    March 13, 2013

Check your property tax statements carefully

Real and personal property tax statements were mailed the end of February. If you have not yet received your statement, please contact our office at 773-4664, 493-6090, or (800) 766-5403. I urge all...

 

Spend some money on fishermen

To the Editor: Well, here we go again every year at this time. The game department starts telling us about how many Chinook Salmon are coming back and how great the fishing is going to be, but they...

 

Bullying needs to be addressed

To the Editor: I find it quite disturbing that children in public schools are given detention and suspended for talking out of turn and not staying on task, which disrupts the teacher and therefore th...

 

Iran getting nukes is not a threat

To the Editor: Everyone is concerned about Iran acquiring nuclear weapons. But when it comes down to it, what would they do with these weapons if they did have them? Maybe the better question to ask...

 

Volunteer firefighters offer home-cooked turkey dinner

Wow! Glenwood was a happening place this past weekend! On Friday night, March 8, the Missoula Children’s Theatre produced “The Pied Piper” by enlisting budding actors from Glenwood kindergarten...

 

Pool, Maryhill Museum open Friday

Another sign that spring is just around the corner is that the Goldendale pool will open this Friday, March 15. You can go to www.goldendalepool.com online to get all the details. It is also time for...

 

Meeting set for those who plan to take part in Lyle Community Market

Long gone are the Town Criers that would walk the streets and shout out the news. It never ceases to frustrate me when I hear over and over that “I didn’t know that was going to happen or I would...

 

Ingram receives 50-year Grange member pin

Word was received here of the death of Darren Goree last week. Our condolences go to his family. His father Norman Goree lives near Goldendale. Mrs. Velma Mills of North Bend passed away at age 90 in...

 

Sign up for talent show fund raiser

On April 7, a music/talent show and silent auction will be held at the Bickleton Evangelical Community Church Fellowship hall from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event is a fund raiser for Ryan Davis, and...

 

GHS student art on display in Yakima gallery

Always one of the crowd-pleasing events on the south central Washington arts calendar, the ESD 105 Regional High School Art Show celebrates its 40th...

 
 By Kylee Zabel    Features    March 13, 2013

Senate approves wolf-control bill

Senate Democrats attempted to limit the scope of a bill that would allow Washington State property owners to kill a wolf threatening owners’ livestock or pets by offering amendments during floor...

 

County Republicans host gun rights meeting in Centerville

The Klickitat County Republicans (KCR) have announced a Second Amendment Town Hall meeting for Saturday, March 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the Centerville Grange Hall. The group describes the meeting as a...

 

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