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Articles from the May 13, 2015 edition

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THE DAY THE MOUNTAIN BLEW UP

Monday marks 35 years since Mt. St. Helens erupted. The Sentinel story on May 22 focused on ash clean up around Goldendale. The "yucky stuff," as the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 13, 2015

City looks at using Simcoe building for indoor storage unit business

In a special city council meeting Monday, the City of Goldendale chose to pass on a proposed grant to renovate the Simcoe building and instead investigate the possibility of using it for an indoor cli...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    May 13, 2015

Rural 7 sets new fundraising record

Rural 7 raised $20,645 at this year's auction and yard sale last week, representing a new record for its fire victims' fund. One bucket truck alone...

 

Local insect expert educates students on the exotic lives of wetland bugs

Birds were singing, the stream was flowing, and the sun was shining bright; it was a perfect and beautiful day at Brooks Memorial Park on Thursday,...

 

Mystery bus tour visits local alpaca farm

Barb Patterson's curious alpacas got to meet a large number of equally curious people at her Golden Pine Alpaca farm a little over a week ago. Grant B...

 

JustServe connects organizations with volunteers

There are several churches, civic organizations, government agencies and cities around the gorge that are searching for volunteers to help them...

 

Goldendale Farmer's Market sheds some light on its past as the sun lights up opening day

The Goldendale Farmer’s Market opened last weekend and is currently offering a golden opportunity for the people of Goldendale. Now accepting SNAP, WIC and Senior Vouchers, everyone has access to th...

 

Klickitat County Prosecutor's log

Below is a summary of major events from Superior Court criminal docket for the week of May 4. Superior Court is in session generally every other...

 

Sheriff's Department makes heroin bust

The past week has kept Goldendale Police and Klickitat County Sheriff’s Deputies busy. On May 5, Deputy Jim Leininger was in the right place at the right time. Leininger was aware of a motorcycle... Full story

 

Car show accompanies annual High Prairie Firehouse Sale

Local collector Stu Gordon will have two special cars on display at the High Prairie Firehouse Sale on Saturday, May 16. High Prairie invites owners...

 

GHS ag teacher Nickels retiring

After a few decades into a profession, people begin feeling the need for retirement. When that day finally comes, they might find themselves on the...

 

SCHS holds Annual Membership Meeting

The Sherman County Historical Society Annual Membership Meeting and dinner will be held Sunday, May 31. Visitors may tour the museum while enjoying a social hour at 4 p.m. and registering for dinner....

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - May 13, 1965 Goldendale after a period of 4 1/2 months without S. P. &. S. service, was back on the railroad with arrival of the first train about noon last Saturday. The first train,...

 

New water system on schedule

The new water system in Bickleton is moving right along.  The contractors are doing a great job keeping all the streets open and the traffic through town doesn’t falter.  We are having some very...

 
 By Debi Budnick    Features    May 13, 2015

For Your Health

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, as well as Global Employee Health and Fitness Month. With these observances in mind, we’re taking a look at how to improve health where many...

 

Help spruce up the cemetery for Memorial Day, work day Saturday

Visit Maryhill Museum daily between Tuesday, May 12 and Sunday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for an ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ (so to speak). It may be a little late and it isn’t for the traditional...

 

TL musical Friday and Saturday

There is a lot going on in Trout Lake this week and beyond into the summer season.  First, this past Saturday, May 9, the Trout Lake Presbyterian Church held their Annual Work Party Day.  Folks...

 

All-school reunion coming

Arrangements are coming together for the all-school reunion to be held July 18 and 19 at the school. If you plan to attend and have not RSVP’d – you are asked to respond by June 5 to either Joann...

 

Lyle School wins top honors

A team of students from Lyle School won first place in the Columbia Gorge Wind Challenge on May 2. Prizes include a trophy that will have a place of...

 

From the best seat in the house

It was a tough year for baseball and softball teams in the area. The only one left with a hope for post-season play is Lyle-Wishram’s softball team....

 

Golfers look to continue State run

Goldendale golfers will make their bid for the State tournament beginning this week with sub-districts. The girls play on May 13, at Suntides golf...

 

Wolves make moves to strengthen doubles as sub-district approaches

There were only two matches played for the boys versus Naches Valley in tennis, last week in Goldendale, but the Timberwolves won them both to give th...

 

Cougars and Mustangs win Gorge league track trophies

Lyle-Wishram boys and Trout Lake girls were the Greater Columbia Gorge League team winners in track following Friday's meet in Bickleton. The Cougars... Full story

 

Season over for Goldendale ball teams

The season came to an end for Goldendale’s baseball and softball teams, a few days earlier than they had hoped. The baseball team swept Highland in the final action of the year to finish 2-8 in...

 

East District Court

April 9 • Virginia Marie Barrett: DWLS 3 (3/2/15) dismissed. • Virginia Marie Barrett: Disorderly Conduct (2/26/15), guilty, 90 days/60 susp., $1,123 fine/fees, 12 mo. bench probation. ...

 

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