Articles from the May 23, 2012 edition

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Sissy

Sissy is a purebred Shar Pei. She is 18 months old. She will need someone that will take some time to train her and love her. She is very sweet and...

 

Sentinel office hours

The Goldendale Sentinel will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. The advertising and editorial deadline this week is Friday by noon....

 

Memorial Day ceremonies schedule

The American Legion will conduct its annual Memorial Day ceremonies this Monday as follows: • 11 a.m., Mountain View Cemetery • Noon, Centerville Cemetery • 1 p.m., Stoneheng...

 

Candidates filing week closed

Candidates for public office in Klickitat County have filed for the fall election. Last week was the deadline for filing. For County Commissioner Position 1, Rex Johnston has filed for re-election....

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 23, 2012

SAR conference showcases field skills, tracking, Insitu, Klickitat County

More than 500 people descended upon the Klickitat County Fairgrounds last week to learn more about search and rescue (SAR) trade skills as part of the...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    May 23, 2012

Public comment focuses on projects

Monday night, people from the community shared their displeasure with some of the proposed road projects that the city council and mayor have put into the Six Year Street Transportation Improvement...

 

Visitors' Guide

The Sentinel’s annual Klickitat County Visitors’ Guide is out this week, featuring a unique “scrapbook” approach to hitting all the county...

 

Fahlenkamp Field Day

The Fahlenkamp family, winners of this year’s Cattlemen of the Year award, held their field day Saturday. Here the family poses with a special sign...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Features    May 23, 2012

Ambulances a priority; KVH and Skyline combine service to cut costs

Very soon one ambulance service will cover two hospital districts in Klickitat County. Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) and Skyline Hospital in White...

 

Smoking

A fire broke out across Fairgrounds Road from the Klickitat County Fairgrounds Saturday. According to firefighters on the scene, they received the...

 

Fire safety first this Memorial Day weekend

Wildfire prevention tips for Memorial Day weekend - Campfire safety is still important in damp weather The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) urges everyone to help prevent...

 

Goldendale schools present spring music programs

Only a few more weeks of school and Goldendale schools are gearing up to present their spring music programs. • This Thursday, May 24, Goldendale Middle School band will play at the middle school...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – May 21, 1987 • A Goldendale man died early Sunday morning from head injuries after a hang gliding accident on Lorena Butte. Matthew Malinowski, 24, was hang-gliding from the top of...

 

Glen Benjamin

Glen Roy Benjamin was born in Winchester, Idaho on May 26, 1927 to Alpha (Leister) and Ernest Benjamin. He grew up on a farm in Idaho, graduated from Craigmont High School and earned his Bachelor's De... Full story

 

James Wright

James Wright, 63, of Bickleton, died May 13, 2012, in Bickleton. He was born in Pendleton, Ore., and was a long time valley resident. Survivors include his wife, Susan; sons, Shane Wright of Ogden,... Full story

 

John Wyckoff

John Dean Wyckoff, 61, of Vancouver, Washington passed away on May 8, 2012 after a brief but hard-fought battle with cancer. John Wyckoff was born on... Full story

 

13 Mile Yard Sale cancelled, Chamber encourages yard sellers to plan anyway

Many yard sellers have been waiting for the 13-mile yard sale weekend, which would fall on June 9-10. However, due to circumstances beyond their control, the organizer of the 13 Mile Yard Sale has...

 

Timothy Thomas Hauck

Timothy Thomas Hauck was born May 11, 2012, to Rebecca and Samuel Hauck. Timothy was delivered by his father, at home with the midwife’s assistance. He weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 inches...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 23, 2012

Visitors’ Guide looks great and provides valuable service

Newspapers do special sections regularly, aimed at providing specialized information for different occasions, events, and groups of people throughout...

 
 By Don Brunell    Opinion    May 23, 2012

Columbia dams can’t be taken for granted

In 1942, the completion of Grand Coulee Dam was hailed as the “Eighth Wonder of the World.” Seventy years later, most of us aren’t aware of what that dam or the others on the Columbia River cont...

 
 By Sallie Skakel    Opinion    May 23, 2012

Grand old Library trees must stay

To the Editor: I am utterly appalled by the news that, according to the City of Goldendale, the Library trees will be cut down for “safety.” I ask the mayor and the city council: are you crazy?!...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    May 23, 2012

Bifocals, Morse code, ‘Davy Crockett,’ Dunkirk, Bob Dylan born

May 23: 1785—Tired of wearing two pairs of glasses, Benjamin Franklin announces his invention of bifocals. Died: Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow (1934). Older Americans Month, Old Time Player Piano...

 

Get out your tools, work day at rodeo grounds Sunday

Congratulations to Marie Weber and Gregory Dechand! Both are Glenwood members of the TLG track team who qualified to compete in the State Track Meet this weekend in Cheney, Washington. Marie will ente...

 

A wedding in Bickleton

Dick Mielke of Bickleton and Jannie Lovett of Stanfield were married in the Bickleton Church May 1. Bud and Lillian Phelps were to be their only witnesses along with the minister. At the very last...

 

Volunteers sought to mow and water Lyle Park

The third, Special Lyle School Board Meeting, was held May 18, at the Lyle High School gym. Its purpose was to address final community concerns or issues that would aid in the Board's decision to...

 

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