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In Memorium

Memorial Day is always a hallowed experience in Klickitat County. Crowds gathered to honor the fallen service men and women of all generations who...

 

Back to the future: New SR 142 Klickitat Bridge

For the past four years, taking a trip across the State Route 142 Klickitat River Bridge has been like going back in time-but all that is about to cha...

 

Stressed firs increase vulnerability

The effects of the 2015 drought is presenting its effects on Klickitat County trees this spring. Residents of the county have been noticing that...

 

Bickleton School kids getting riparian education

Eastern Klickitat Conservation District received a $5,000 grant through the Verle Kaiser Conservation Endowment to educate fifth and sixth grade stude...

 

NEW SIGN

Goldendale Primary School has a new sign to greet everyone as they enter the school. The sign, with the primary schools Timber Wolf logo on it, was...

 

QUICKLY CAUGHT

Sirens sounded yesterday afternoon as firefighters responded to a blaze out on Bickleton Highway. The fire briefly threatened a structure but was...

 
 By Contributed    News    June 1, 2016

Woman rescued from river

On May 26, 2016 at about 0745 hours the Department of Emergency Management received a call of a woman who jumped into the White Salmon River.   Upon arrival, the Sheriff’s Office learned that...

 
 By Contributed    News    June 1, 2016

Voter turnout called best in years

Washington counties report receiving nearly 1.5 million ballots as of incoming mail at the end of last week, a record total since the primary was approved back in 1989. Klickitat County reported...

 
 By Contributed    News    June 1, 2016

Popular State Parks GeoTour to end this summer

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Washington State Geocaching Association have announced the Washington State Parks Centennial GeoTour will officially end June 6. However, t...

 

Barbara Lynn Gable

On May 14, 2016, Barbara L. Gable went home to be with her Lord and Savior. She was survived by her husband of 50 years, Rick L. Gable; two sons,...

 

Roxie Marshall Hunter

Roxie Marshall Hunter passed away from this life on May 23, 2016 in Lyle, with family and loved ones by her side. Roxie was born in Vancouver on...

 
 By Contributed    Community    June 1, 2016

Ogden to report on missions

On Sunday, June 5, Dr. Jim Ogden and team will present a report on their recent optometric mission to Peru and Honduras at the Father’s House Fellowship Church, located at 207 S. Klickitat. Ogden...

 
 By Contributed    Community    June 1, 2016

Klickitat County awarded federal funds

Klickitat County has been awarded federal funds through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program....

 
 By Contributed    Community    June 1, 2016

Goldendale Farmers' Market

The Goldendale Farmers’ Market will be open Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is held at Ekone Park at the end of North Wilbur Avenue, off Broadway (Highway 142) This Saturday Music will be...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago - May 30, 1991 Monster size engine noise will fill the Klickitat County Fairgrounds, June 1, during a return engagement of the track and tractor pullers. Last year’s premier event fille...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 1, 2016

Help a tech-challenged senior get the right kind of tablet

Dear Savvy Senior, I’m interested in getting my 78-year-old mother a tablet for video calls and email but want to get one that’s super simple to use. What can you recommend? Shopping Around Dear...

 
 By Steve Kenny    Opinion    June 1, 2016

Adams can't see reality

To the Editor: I’ve read your piece in last week’s Sentinel on Eric Adams running for Gina McCabe’s seat. Adams said he is running because he is like most people, living paycheck to paycheck....

 

106th running of the Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic and Rodeo June 10-12

The 106th Alder Creek Pioneer Picnic & Rodeo is set to roll on June 10-12th at the Cleveland Park, four miles west of Bickleton. On Friday, the horse trailers will load up the ponies and carriages to...

 

13+ Mile Yard Sale coming soon

It looks like our Lyle tunnels will become famous by a commercial being shot on Wednesday. It seems that a camera crew had traffic stopped in both directions as they filmed two cars racing through...

 

Jaecee Hoctor and team inducted to CWU Hall of Fame

Klickitat/Glenwood volleyball coach Jaecee Hoctor was honored recently as an inductee into the Central Washington University (CWU) Wildcats Hall of Fame. After graduating from Klickitat High School,...

 
 By Contributed    Blotter    June 1, 2016

East District Court

May 10. 2016 •Ginger Irene Bruce; Criminal Assistance 2 Rev S.O.C. $100 Pd in full (3/8/15); Dismissed per stipulated order of continuance. •Edwin D. Charge; Criminal Trespass – 2nd Degree (4/30...

 

Pirates win State track and field title

Bickleton's boys came home from Cheney this weekend with the State 1B Championship, the school's first team championship in any sport. It was a...

 

Gold for Golding and 10th place finish for Wolves at State

Brian Golding finally got his gold medal for hurdling at this year's track and field State meet in Cheney. Golding, who has been among the premiere...

 

Andrew Gerchak top Wolf, makes cut with Wilkins at State golf tournament

Goldendale’s Andrew Gerchak and Bryce Wilkins made the cut after the first round of the State tournament, last week at Liberty Lake Golf Course, in Spokane. Wilkins shot an 83 and Gerchak was in at...

 

Carse surprises in "showdown" that wasn't, at State javelin competition

Lyle-Wishram brought home 10 medals from the State 1B track and field meet, last weekend, but they didn't get the one everyone expected. The Lady...

 

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