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 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 25, 2012

Fifty years of the Presby House Museum

“No nation in the world has a richer spiritual heritage than we have in our small communities,” Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas told the...

 

Home and Garden show

By all accounts, this year’s Home and Garden Show was the best. About 2,500 people attended, according to the Greater Goldendale Chamber of...

 
 By Cindy Bluemel    News    April 25, 2012

Farmers’ Market looks to follow up on last year’s progress

As the opening day for the Goldendale Farmers’ Market approaches on May 12, the question is raised: are farmers’ markets a sign of a vibrant community? In 2011 the Gorge saw the emergence of two...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 25, 2012

Candidates meet Goldendale

It was the passing of the guard, from the 15th Legislative District to the 14th, at the Town Hall meeting last Wednesday evening at the Grange Hall....

 

Fire Protective Gear

Tony Browning of Rural 7 fire department demonstrates a fire protection device used to pull over oneself in a fire at the Greater Goldendale Chamber...

 

Police arrests include domestic violence

The Goldendale Police made two domestic violence arrests in the past week. The first was the case of Lester Howtopat, arrested on April 17 for three felony assault charges for incidents occurring...

 

Lyle school levy defeated again in voting

Voters turned down the Lyle school district’s request for a Maintenance and Operations levy for the second time this year. The vote was 338 for and 435 against. The previous vote was 378 for and...

 

Power outage hits area after thunder and lightning

A power outage occurred in the Goldendale and the surrounding area at about 7 p.m. on Tuesday According to reports from Klickitat PUD, the outage was due to lightning impacting BPA transmission into...

 

Candidate filing soon

The Klickitat County Auditor’s office has announced that candidate filing week is this May 14-18. Online filing begins 9 a.m. on May 14 and closes 4 p.p. on May 18. In-person filing begins 8 a.m....

 

This week's Most Wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Jeremy Moss. Moss, 22, is wanted for escaping community custody by the state Department of Corrections. Moss is...

 

Pete Yarnell

George L. "Pete" Yarnell passed away at his home in Husum on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at the age of 82. He was born on the family homestead in Snowden... Full story

 

Carol Guinn

Linda Carol Guinn was born to Laura Jean and George Levi Denny on Nov. 8, 1948, in Richland. Carol was raised in a good Christian home and attended Su... Full story

 

Goldendale FFA places fifth at State Ag Mechanics competition

Future Farmers of America held the State Ag Mechanics competition in Walla Walla on April 19. Participating members from Goldendale High School were...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – April 23, 1987 • Volunteers of the Klickitat County Historical Society are working ‘round the antique clock in preparation for the Presby Mansion Museum’s opening on May 1. New...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    April 25, 2012

This week: Letters 4, History 0 in the Editorial pages

Though it may come as a surprise to some, our feature This Week in History has fans. Some area readers have called in saying they enjoyed it, and one...

 
 By Sue Gaffney    Opinion    April 25, 2012

Support the Fire Victims auction

To the Editor: Fires are not a pleasant thing, as many of you know. My house burned down last December. It was here in town, so the response was quick. These fire fighters are volunteers. My fire was...

 
 By Jane Palmer    Opinion    April 25, 2012

Observe Week of the Child

To the Editor: Young children in Skamania and Klickitat counties deserve the best that we can give them. The Gorge Early Learning Coalition’s mission is to prepare our youngest children for success...

 
 By Joy Collins    Opinion    April 25, 2012

Vote no on marijuana

To the Editor: This letter is in response to the article in The Sentinel about George Rohrbacher and his support of legalizing marijuana. Mr. Rohrbacher states that marijuana is safe, causes no...

 

It’s time to protect renters

To the Editor: For those of you that have encountered this problem here in Goldendale, this is quite familiar to you. For the fortunate others, we have a problem with residential rentals being...

 

Wanted for Java Talk: church participation

Local churches were again invited to participate in community discussion groups such as Java Talk, at the previous Java Talk meeting on April 6. “What a great idea to get the area churches in direct...

 

Annual rummage sale seeking donations

Hurry, hurry, hurry! This week is your last chance to apply for the Adult Continuing Education Scholarship offered by the Trout Lake Grange. Applications are due by April 30. This scholarship,...

 

Students experience Every 15 Minutes

Don Miller has been in the hospital and is not doing so well. We wish him a speedy recovery. Robert and Annie Laurie Cheney have returned to their home in Vancouver from Florida. He has spent quite a...

 

Don’t miss the Rural 7 auction Saturday

The Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce can be proud of another successful event held last weekend. Thought and discussion is already in the process for next year’s Goldendale Home and...

 

Levy failure may force sale of activity center

The School Board discussed listing the old school (which is now the Activity Center) and green-space (the Park) for sale at some future time. This was added to the agenda by Tom Jellum with no action...

 

Pioneer Church offers respite for tired parents

Hey you over-worked, tired parents! If you would like to have a night out without the children, the Pioneer Memorial Community Church has a deal for you. This Friday evening, they are offering free...

 

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