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Fire ignites behind Karma Konsignment

A trailer that was hitched to a pickup truck caught fire Tuesday afternoon. The truck was parked behind Karma Konsignment at 219 W. Main Street. The...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 21, 2012

SAR event, community center key points at council

One of the major new events coming to Goldendale, the Washington State Search and Rescue (SAR) conference, was a primary topic of discussion at...

 

Avast ye matees

A tough mob of pirates attempts to intimidate the judges during the costume judging at the Klickitat Pirate Carnival. The annual event, held last...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 21, 2012

KPUD project gets sudden notice

A Klickitat PUD plan to create a $2.5 billion project had been flying under press radar until it broke wide last week when it was highlighted in a pre...

 

Lyle levy meeting turns to bullying

About 100 people were on hand at the Lyle gymnasium on Saturday evening for a discussion about their school. Considering that the school district...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 21, 2012

Ross among youngest

Rep. Charles Ross (R. – 14th District) is another of Klickitat County’s new legislators after redistricting. Ross lives in Naches and works there...

 

Unique personal voyage locates ‘new’ sibling

Lin Smith of Goldendale recently discovered she has a sibling she never knew. In this first part of her story, Smith shares how this extraordinary life event occurred. There are many types of...

 

Funnies arriving next month

Against the Grain, right, is one of a multitude of comic strips featured in a supplemental publication to The Sentinel, called Funnies Extra. It...

 

Arrest made in Dairy Queen employee theft

A Goldendale woman turned herself into police last Wednesday and admitted to stealing money from the Dairy Queen restaurant, according to Goldendale...

 

This week's most wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Matthew Levasseur. Levasseur, 28, is wanted on a felony warrant ffrom the Department of Corrections for escape...

 

Richard Webster

Richard "Dick" “Popeye” Webster, who was born in Tacoma,WA in May1935 and attended Lincoln High School, passed away on February 25, 2012, after...

 

Lester Blair

Lester Wayne Blair passed away at his home in Glenwood, Washington March 17, 2012 at the age of 83. He was born in Camas, Washington to Nellie (Pugh) and Lester Clarence Blair on April 30, 1928....

 

Robert David Blum

Robert David Blum, 77, of Puyallup, WA, died February 2, 2012, at Life Care Center of Puyallup. Mr. Blum was born June 1, 1934, in Gilliam, Mo., to...

 

Lillian Moss

Lillian Jane Moss, of Klickitat, died March 14, 2012, at The Oregon Veterans Home in The Dalles, Oregon. She was born in Carrington, North Dakota, on August 15, 1935, to Jake and Lydia (Mauch)...

 

I did it!

Three-year old Kristin completes a project at the Goldendale Library’s “laughing but very serious” Lego Event on Monday. Children were given...

 

Hands-on experience

Hands-on Experience: Aspiring University of Washington Medical Students, Nitasha Sharma (left) and Dalina Phung are job shadowing three medical...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – March 19, 1987 • Nearly one out of four workers in Klickitat County couldn’t find a job in January, according to figures just released by the state Employment Security...

 
 By R Zornes    Opinion    March 21, 2012

BPA’s two-cents-on-the-dollar offer is swindling owners

BPA is offering landowners two cents on the dollar for their Big Eddy-Knight 500kv transmission line through Wishram and up to Goldendale. In a recent news story, a BPA representative berated our...

 

County building doesn’t look good

To the Editor: Has anyone else noticed the front of the old PUD building that now houses the Health Department, Planning Commission, and other offices? The sidewalk is littered with gravel, which...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    March 21, 2012

Dick Clark, invisible mermaids, first use of ‘OK,’ first stereo

March 21: 630—Byzantine Emperor Heraclius reportedly recovers the True Cross from the Persians. 1790—Thomas Jefferson reports to President George Washington as the first secretary of state....

 

Levy meeting covers more issues than just M&O funding

The Lyle Gym was crowded Saturday evening with parents, teachers, students, school board members as well as concerned residents. They conducted a concentrated effort to find ways to improve...

 

Talent show and baked potatoes Saturday

There is a lot of news to report in Trout Lake this week, so spring fever must be upon us. First, Trout Lake Community Foundation is excited for its First Annual Trout Lake Variety Show on March 24,...

 

Library offers Internet class

The Goldendale Library will hold a class on Thursday, March 22 called ‘Internet One On One’ from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with 30 minutes of individual instruction in basic internet searching, email,...

 

Choose the best chili at Glenwood School

The community is invited to enjoy a free movie and popcorn at the Pioneer Memorial Community Church on Friday, March 23, beginning at 7 p.m. sharp. This month’s featured movie is “Jumping for...

 

Bluebird houses now for rent

Yes, there will be a Bickleton Alumni Reunion on June 8, 2012. It will be held at the school with a catered lunch.  Additional classes added are 1971 and 1972. Graduates of classes 1941 and 1942...

 

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