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Articles from the June 12, 2013 edition

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 By Jim Fisher    News    June 12, 2013

GHS 2013 graduates walk a different path

According to Principal Clay Henry, students had been asking for an outdoor venue for graduation for quite some time, and the idea to look into...

 

Rodeo Time

WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU’RE GOING?: Goldendale’s Kelsey Endicott was under the three-second mark in breakaway roping during the Sunday...

 
 By Deb Brumley    News    June 12, 2013

Goldendale grad won't be deterred

“Instead of letting tragedy define you, let it empower you.” These might well be the words listed on the cover page of a popular self-help book...

 

Countdown to Community Days

Community Days is coming fast. Watch for articles in upcoming issues on the variety of events included....

 
 By Deb Brumley    News    June 12, 2013

School meeting sheds new light on uniforms, restaffing

The Goldendale School District (GSD) board ended the 2012-2013 school year without a decision on school uniforms or a “school look,” and...

 

County loses land rezoning case

Klickitat County illegally gave the right to individual land owners to zone up their land to a level that constituted invalid spot zoning, according to a ruling late last month by a Clark County...

 
 By Jesse Sines    Community    June 12, 2013

Holcomb's Sentry undergoes name change, sweeping remodel

Holcomb’s Sentry, which has been in business since 1977, is receiving a remodel after an executive decision from the owner, Bruce Holcomb. Some may...

 

Little Farms allows farmers direct sales

Little Farms LLC, headquartered in Centerville, has opened its new Poultry Processing Facility. Owners Renee Kreinbring and Mary Wilson announced that they have received their WSDA Food Processing...

 

Prosecutor reports new trial results

On June 6 a jury deliberated less than two hours before finding Goldendale resident Dexter John Bush, 46, guilty of one count of aggravated rape in the first degree, five counts of aggravated rape in...

 

Thomas "Butch" Carratt

Butch Carratt, 68, died June 7, 2013, at his home in Salmon, Idaho. Butch was born to Tom and Kathryn Lee Carratt on January 1, 1945 in Hood River, OR. The family lived in Centerville, WA. and Butch... Full story

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – June 13, 1963 • A spectacular fire took the home of Fred Russell last Tuesday evening. Due to the high winds, Lyle firemen were hard put to control the fire and to prevent the...

 

Kids can apply now for summer camp at Camp Morrow

Mid Columbia Kid’s Camp, which is sponsored by the Nazarene Churches of the Mid Columbia area will be held at Camp Morrow, Aug. 12 to 16. Scheduled camp activities include, outdoor games, swimming,...

 

Gradutation Day

Graduation day: Wishram’s Class of 2013 held their commencement exercises on Saturday. Three seniors, (left to right) Jasmine Biggs, Dakota Doolin...

 
 By Don McManman    Opinion    June 12, 2013

In a world of tradeoffs, where do we draw the line?

News last week of genetically engineered wheat springing up on the other side of the Columbia begged a simple question: aren’t we getting a little too close to playing God? You decide. Most...

 
 By Rita Liska    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Get off Walmart's back

To the Editor: This letter is reference to The Dalles Chamber of Commerce and its ilk to say that I am tired of hearing about objection to the big Wal Mart store going into The Dalles. And, as a...

 

Sentinel story brought butterfly fans

To the Editor: Thank you for publishing an article about the Washington Butterfly Association’s conference in Goldendale. Four Sentinel readers attended the Saturday field trip. A fifth reader came...

 
 By Pat Arnold    Opinion    June 12, 2013

Court found fault with county's plans

To the Editor: The Board of Directors of the Friends of the White Salmon River is delighted that the Clark County Superior Court is ruling in our favor on the case we brought against Klickitat County...

 

An effective way to deal with flocking

To the Editor: American Cancer Society teams have begun the Flocking Season. Be watching for a Flock of Flamingos. They appear at night for your surprise visit. For a donation you can have a Flock of...

 

Lyle Activity Center wall to become canvas for local graffiti artists

We lost another lifetime resident. Richard “Dick” Sauter passed away at the age of 81 on June 3. He was born on the family homestead here in Lyle. Saturday, June 8, brought family and friends toge...

 

Suggestions offered for getting the word out about your event

The Goldendale Chamber was pleasantly surprised to see how many people and businesses participated in the 13+ Mile Yard Sale last weekend. Some loaned out their yard or parking lot to allow others to...

 

Catch the Ketchum Kalf Rodeo this weekend

The Ketchum Kalf Rodeo will be observing its 79th birthday this Father’s Day weekend in Glenwood! Mariah Grace Nilson will be reigning over this...

 

Senior meal Thursday; TL graduation Friday

School’s almost out and summer certainly feels like it’s here. As many local allergy sufferers are bound to have noticed. But first students of all ages are participating in the annual rite of...

 

One injured in collision at Doug's Beach

Sunday was a good day for wind surfing, but not such a good day for traffic around the Doug’s Beach recreational area where a 70 year old man from The Dalles became involved in an accident not of...

 

GHS grads garner more than $350,000 in scholarships: complete list

William Bowdish: Rande Enyeart Memorial Scholarship $200; Trowbridge Children Memorial Fund Scholarship $325; Alimus Lodge #15 Independent Order Odd Fellows $500; 2013 Klickitat County Cattlewomen & L...

 

Karla Bonoff comes to the gorge

Songstress Karla Bonoff is at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center in Stevenson Friday, June 14, at 8 p.m. with famed guitarist Nina Gerber. Bonoff...

 

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