Articles from the May 8, 2019 edition

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 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 8, 2019

Why does the Yakama Nation get to sell fireworks that are illegal in Washington State?

“The past is never dead; it’s not even past,” American writer William Faulkner once said. Events of both the distant and immediate past...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Good Show

This weekend saw the 10th annual Goldendale Home, Garden and Sportsman Show at the Fairgrounds (above, minutes after opening Saturday morning. Among...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    May 8, 2019

City appoints new council member

The Goldendale City Council has a new member, though she won't take office until May 20. Jane E. Roberts was the only person to apply for the seat...

 
 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 8, 2019

Meeting held on pumped storage project

On Wednesday, May 1, 58 people showed up at the Goldendale Grange to hear Erik Steimle of Rye Development (Rye), Nate Sandvig of National Grid Ventures (NGV), Carl Mannheim of HDR Engineering, and...

 
 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 8, 2019

Presby opens for the season

When the Presby House Museum opened on May 1, two people were waiting at the door to take a tour. Later, three more people arrived to ask for...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

New budget lifts school levy lid

The Washington State Legislature adjourned minutes before its midnight deadline on April 28, ending its 105-day session on time for the first time since 2009. Before the $52.4 billion biennium...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

A lot to cheer about

This happy group of people tried out for and made the cheerleading squad for 2019-2020 Goldendale High School sports season. Pictured from left to...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Fire hall burglar arrested

On April 21, Klickitat County Sheriff Deputy Tim Neher and Deputy Dwayne Matulovich arrested Dustin Randall, 34, in Klickitat on a warrant. A search warrant was issued on his vehicle that resulted in...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Candidate filing is this month

The Klickitat County Auditor’s Office will accept candidate filings for local offices the week of May 13 through May 17. Candidates may file online at: www.klickitatcounty.org/11...

 

Louise George

Louise "Louann" Ann (Curran) George "Luu Sah Qu Lah" was born on December 28,1946 to Mary Torres and Luther Curran in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She passed... Full story

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Forest and range owners field day scheduled

A unique opportunity is coming for family forest and rangeland owners and managers in southcentral Washington and surroundings. Instructed by the...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    May 8, 2019

Understanding Medicare's Enrollment Periods

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about the different enrollment periods for Medicare? I’m planning to work past age 65 and understand Medicare offers Initial, Special and General periods in...

 

Letters from the Community

Sneaky incompetence Under the cover of darkness, Washington State lawmakers were plotting on how to stick it to the tax payer. They called it a budget session, but actually it was a tax session. The...

 

Blood drive coming up

The Class of 2019 invites all mothers to the Mothers’ Day Tea on May 9 at 1 p.m. in the school gymnasium. And, since this is the time to honor mothers, all ladies in our community are invited to...

 

Special Saturdays ahead

It seems as though this year and last, I’ve been covering more obituaries than news, and I’m sad to say that it hasn’t stopped yet. The Celebration of Life for Jerry Bertschi was held on May 4...

 

FFA to plant flowers at businesses

The Goldendale FFA is planning to plant annual flowers in the barrels in front of businesses on Saturday, May 18. The City of Goldendale has purchased the wave petunias, calibrachoa, and potato vine...

 

City Wide Yard Sale organizing

Goldendale’s 3rd Annual City Wide Yard Sale, formerly the 13+ Mile Yard Sales, is coming soon, and organizers need to know who wants to participate this year. If you would like to have a yard sale...

 

Coalitions partner for awareness on vaping

Three local prevention coalitions—Klickitat, Coalition Preventing Abuse in Klickitat County and the Klickitat & Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition—are partnering with the Klickitat County...

 
 By Brendan Relaford    Sports    May 8, 2019

Baseball season wraps up

On Saturday, April 27, Goldendale High School (GHS) baseball broke into the win column with an explosive offense, taking Highland down in a double...

 
 By Brendan Relaford    Sports    May 8, 2019

Goldendale track and field results

At Cle Elum / Roslen High School on Friday, May 3, Goldendale High School (GHS) Matched up against Cashmere, Lyle/Wishram, Cle Elum/Roslyn, Highland Naches Valley, Easton, Kiona-Benton, Okanogan,...

 

Erland Tournament coming

The 30th annual Lowell Erland Memorial Tournament will be played at the Goldendale Golf Club on Saturday May 18. The event raises money for the Lowell Erland Memorial scholarship fund, which awards...

 
 News    May 8, 2019

Which Yakima Herald do you want?

Now that our newspaper is being printed by the Yakima Herald, we’re exploring bringing an edition of the Herald to Goldendale when they bring the Sentinel on Wednesdays. The options are: the...

 

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