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 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 1, 2015

Horse left on sidewalk draws concern

It's reminiscent of that famed quote about weather, how everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it. In this case, it's Cowboy Bob...

 

The stars come out on Goldendale streets

Goldendale is easily a famous little town, with the Observatory, the Presby Museum, the Maryhill Museum of Art and the award-winning Maryhill Winery....

 

This Fourth will have most motorists in eight years

There will be 41.9 million Americans journeying 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from...

 

PUD pumped storage on hold for time being

Mark Twain once said "Rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated," in response to a reporter inquiring about his health. That could have been... Full story

 

This just in: County votes to ban pot

Tuesday at the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners meeting, the board voted to accept the recommendation of the county planning commission to effect a two-year ban on new marijuana businesses in...

 

Fourth festivities: an outlook for local fun and travel

It's a hot Fourth of July this year. Fire danger is high, and airborne fireworks are prohibited. On the other hand, it's Community Days with its...

 

Maytum and Pross inch out competition to put Maryhill titles in the hands of US

There were almost fireworks a week early at Maryhill as the final race in the IDF World Cup open class skateboard championship finished with five... Full story

 

McCabe introduces 'Travis Alert Bill'

On the final days of the legislative overtime Rep. Gina McCabe had assistance in introducing her last bill of the 2015 legislative session. Travis, a...

 

KVH head of radiology attends experts conference in D.C.

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS) hosted a conference in Washington D.C. last week to have experts in diagnostic...

 

Economic indicators for area improving

Klickitat nonfarm employment followed its typical seasonal pattern by adding 130 jobs in May. Most major sectors added jobs or held steady over the...

 

Heat takes toll on seniors

Nobody likes extreme and prolonged heat, but such conditions can be very dangerous and potentially deadly for seniors. According to the National...

 

Invoke the Santa Clause

Don’t forget the public showing of the Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street, in the lot next to Pat’s Place on Main Street, Thursday, July 2, starting at 8:30 p.m. with cartoons and previews....

 

Correction

An article in last week’s Sentinel stated that marijuana sales in Oregon were to begin on July 1. We were misinformed. Possession of marijuana becomes legal in the state on July 1. Retail sales are...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 1, 2015

Simplified cell phones for hearing impaired seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing impairment? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but h...

 
 By Norm Luther    Opinion    July 1, 2015

A tough job made tougher

To the Editor: Before pointing too many fingers at our beleaguered Secret Service agency and its recent foibles, we should consider its success so far in its bottom line responsibility: to keep...

 

Goldendale resident named WADE 2015 employee of the year

In the state of Washington, there are 45 Conservation Districts representing the state's 39 counties. These districts operate under the authority of t...

 

Beer-Daniels to wed

Jody Beer and Doug Daniels have announced their plans to be married Aug. 1. Jody is a graduate of The Dalles High School and Eastern Oregon...

 

GHS honor roll announced

Goldendale High School released the honor roll for the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year. Included are: 4.00 GPA: (Ninth grade) Reanna Holycross, Alexander Mains, Robert Rising, (10th...

 

Winery celebrates blue moon

The only blue moon of the year will be celebrated at Maryhill Winery on Saturday, Aug. 1. The “Blue Moon, Blues & BBQ” event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. that evening at the...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - June 24, 1965 New rest room and shower room facilities at Brooks Memorial State Park are approaching reality, under a contract with the state parks commission being fulfilled by Harold...

 

20 Year volunteer, Weddle recognized by GPS

Vivian Weddle was honored recently for her service to Goldendale students. "Mrs. Weddle, now 87 years old, has volunteered at GPS for 20 years as a...

 

Community gathers for July 4 celebrations

Children and adults have been busy at the Pioneer Memorial Community Church this week as Vacation Bible School took place from June 28 through July 2. This year’s VBS had a Mt. Everest theme...

 

Renewed Wet Plant Cafe & Grill open for season

Wet Planet Café & Grill has has re-opened for the summer serving Farm-to-Table style food in the White Salmon River Valley. Located walking...

 

Interested in joining a kickball league? Come to family activity day

If you have anything to share about the ‘Cherry Orchard Trail’ topic; Wednesday, July 1, is the date and the Lyle Activity Center is the place. National Park Service, Dan Miller the Rivers,...

 

Aerial fireworks banned in the city, Rural 7

Goldendale City Administrator Larry Bellamy announced over the weekend that fireworks that explode in the air are prohibited in the city over the coming Fourth of July holiday. Extreme fire danger in...

 

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