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Articles from the February 12, 2014 edition

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The winter that wouldn't come

We had the hoarfrost that hit hard in higher elevations around Klickitat County, taking down power lines and creating scenes of sometimes astonishing...

 

Man emerges from Simcoes after days lost in snow

One man may lie dead up in the Simcoes and another suffered serious weather related injuries following an escapade that Klickitat County Sheriff’s...

 

Seahawks on parade

WINNERS AND WATCHERS: Seattle Seahawks coaches and players wowed the crowd in Seattle for their victory parade last Wednesday, and some Sentinel...

 

Farm Bill passage brings new focus and twists

Last week, President Obama signed into law the Agricultural Act of 2014, otherwise known as the Farm Bill. Each passage of the U.S. Farm Bill brings...

 

Olympia news round-up

Preserving farmlands could mean more taxes By Rebecca Gourley, WNPA News Service A proposed change to a law aimed at preserving farmland and open space could result in higher taxes for some Washington...

 

Don't fall for Valentine's Day scams

People’s emotions run all over the map on Valentine’s Day, – some are head-over-heels and want to shower their loved one with gifts, while others are despondent because currently they have no...

 

Local artist looks to land large scale leatherwork contract

Dan Sines, a Goldendale leather artist, may have received the business deal of a lifetime. "I started out on doing leather work when I was in the Navy...

 

Media production educational series at Goldendale Library

The Goldendale Library embarks on a series of free programs on media production skills starting this month. From interviewing and program design to creating webcasts and editing, this program series...

 

Woman caught red handed burglarizing storage unit

Goldendale Police nabbed a burglar in the act, thanks to the vigilance of the renter of a Goldendale storage unit. The call came in around 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, reporting signs of a break-in at a...

 

Jim Jam

"Jimmy and Jimmy", is one of Goldendale's newer musical performing  teams, although both are the familiar tandem of Jim Wells, above left, and Jim...

 

Ron Nelson

James Ronald Nelson, 74, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Jan 22, 2014. Ron was born to William... Full story

 

Sylvia Merrell

Sylvia Helen Merrell passed away Jan. 29, 2014, at the age of 96. She was born in Timber, Ore., to Oscar Sylvester Shiffer and Rosa Mae Morris Shiffer on Sept. 23, 1917. Sylvia was a long time... Full story

 

Raleigh Age

Raleigh Age, 84, passed away at his home in Goldendale on Feb. 8, 2014. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of The Sentinel.... Full story

 

Greg Bomar

A memorial service for Gregory (Greg) Bomar, 58, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at Columbia Hills Memorial Chapel in Goldendale. Greg passed away at his home in Goldendale on Feb.... Full story

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – February 13, 1964 Jack’s Top Hat Tavern and the Simcoe Café’s Desert Room licenses were suspended by the state liquor control board for making sales to minors. The action of the...

 

Still time to sign up for Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage, workshop set for Friday and Saturday

For those seeking humor and fellowship this coming weekend, “Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage” is being hosted at the Community Grace Brethren Church on Friday night, beginning at 6 p.m. to 9 p...

 

Travel around the world at the PTO Carnival

The theme for the 2014 carnival, presented by the Goldendale Primary School T-Wolf PTO, is “Around the World”. This theme fits right in with another major event taking place this month – the...

 

Waves of Fury

Waves of Fury: Goldendale Middle School sent a team to the Intel Oregon First Lego League tournament on Jan. 18. According to Coach Jennifer...

 

February is a good time to get heart smart and healthy

February is American Heart Month, so this month we dive into “Cardiovascular Disease,” the general term given to lots of different conditions that affect the health of your heart (“cardio”)...

 

Write-minded people, unite

To the Editor: February has its famous days of observance: for honoring presidents, and the one to show appreciation for all the sweethearts we know. March is somewhat of a party month with Mardi...

 

Wear orange on Tuesdays

To the Editor: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness month. We need to be aware that our teens can fall prey to dating relationships that are just as toxic as the domestic violence and sexual...

 

Lukas, Dean and Hoctor welcome new little ones

Last week we celebrated a 90th birthday. This week, we’ll be celebrating some new “birth” days! George and Stacy (Ruland) Lukas became first-time parents when Jeremiah Dean Lukas was born on...

 

Low-cost spay, neuter clinic coming Saturday

The mobile spay/neuter clinic for both cats and dogs is coming to Lyle on Feb. 15, and will be parked at the Lyle Celebration Center at 715 Washington St. This low cost clinic is sponsored by the...

 

Whitmores announce arrival of eighth great-grandchild

Jacqueline Clark “Jackie” passed away Feb. 4, 2014.  She was born to Bill and Illa May Sanders Clark on Nov. 25, 1947, in The Dalles. She attended schools in Roosevelt and Arlington. She is...

 

Mardi Gras celebration Feb. 28 at the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center is celebrating Mardi Gras Friday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. Put on your masks, beads and other bright colored bling and celebrate Fat Tuesday (a few days early) with Mardi...

 

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