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Articles from the July 16, 2014 edition

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Sky Shock

Contributed: Jason Gibbs. Lightning crackled across the skies over much of the county Sunday evening, providing dazzling displays....

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 16, 2014

KPUD says 'No way'

The Klickitat PUD (KPUD), recently charged more than $2 million by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for negligently starting last year’s Mile Marker 28 Fire, suggests it has strong g... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 16, 2014

Prosecuting Attorney Hoctor and challenger Quesnel face off on stats

The race for Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney has seen challenger David Quesnel assemble a document that has become widely circulated listing statistics that Quesnel calls significant proof that...


Candidates on questions

The Sentinel asked the three candidates for KPUD commissioner to respond to three key questions. Following are their responses. 1. What are the top... Full story


Fair Shopping

The Trout Lake Festival of Arts brought happy vendors and buyers together for its annual event last weekend....

 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 16, 2014

Letter controversy stirs response and inquiry

A single letter to the editor in last week’s Sentinel prompted inquiries from readers and responses from public officials. A letter last week...

 By Rodger Nichols    News    July 16, 2014

County's first marijuana store starts slowly

Klickitat County's first legal retail marijuana shop opened last Wednesday. On July 7, the Washington State Liquor Control Board issued the state's...


Wahkiacus fire still burning, DNR brings in team to Glenwood

A fire remains burning near Wahkiacus, and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has mobilized a team near Glenwood. The fire has burned close to 40 acres, according to reports yesterday. Matt... Full story


Police have crime evidence volunteered to them

Sometimes police get fortunate to have evidence handed to them that makes investigations of crimes a snap. Two such cases were reported by Goldendale...


Rock crawlers return to Goldendale this weekend with party atmosphere

It's party time again in Goldendale as the WE Rock, rock crawling series returns to the Broken Boulder Ranch, north of town at the intersection of... Full story


Sheriff's Office arrests hit and run driver

The Klickitat County Sheriff’s office reported the arrest of David Howtowit for hit and run driving in the area of 1200 Dallesport Road, Monday night, after he allegedly struck another vehicle with...


Accidents on 97 both from passing errors

Two accidents occurred on SR97 last Saturday, one resulting in injured people transported to KVH in Goldendale. The first accident occurred at 9:55 a.m. when a 1994 Dodge pick-up driven by Willie F.... Full story


LWV releases 2014 voter information guide

After receiving her first Primary ballot, Lucy Copass, a new resident in a Washington town, wondered, “How can I come up to speed on local issues quickly?” A friend suggested she try Vote411....


Garner: 100 Years Young

In August, 1914, war was breaking out in Europe; the first seaworthy ship passed through the Panama Canal; Carl Wickman begins Greyhound, the 1st US... Full story


Goldendale Middle School releases honor roll

Goldendale Middle School released the fourth quarter honor roll. Included are: Eighth grade: Cailey Abbott, Rocio Alcantar, Mitchell Bane, Aimee Bartkowski, Kylee Beam, Chelsea Camacho, Harley...


Looking Back

50 Years Ago - July 23, 1964 • The KCHS gathered at Roosevelt for their annual summer meeting. The luncheon was served at the “old” Roosevelt school house. The afternoon program was presented by...


PEO Scholarship fundraising event at Maryhill Winery

On Tuesday, July 22, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Maryhill Winery, Goldendale and White Salmon P.E.O. chapters are having their first joint fundraising event for scholarships. Stars Over the Gorge will... Full story

 By Dick Schuller    Humor    July 16, 2014

Sometimes a suit doesn't suit, but another suit will

This father of the bride wasn’t about to break the bank to replace his gold standard. It all started with a call from my younger daughter, Annette. “Dad!” she yelled into the phone. “I’m... Full story


PSE's energy does great things

To the Editor: Does anyone in our community and surrounding area ever wonder where the dollars come from to promote all the events, worthwhile causes and organizations we have? It doesn’t happen by... Full story


Vote for our own

To the Editor: Gina McCabe’s demonstrably successful career, compared to her challengers, shows she is by far the most qualified to be our District 14 State Representative. Her years of experience...


Make an informed decision

To the Editor: I hope Klickitat County residents will be mindful of the upcoming primary election for Prosecuting Attorney, take time to educate themselves about the candidates, and make informed...

 By Roz Luther    Opinion    July 16, 2014

No one on Court was ever pregnant

To the Editor: The Supreme Court has made another chink in the armor of contraceptive opportunities for employees. They saw the Constitution one way, but the women judges, who also believe in our...


Polkas at the Presby

The annual Polkas and the Presby, will be held Thursday, July 24, at 7 p.m. The event will feature accordionists Paul Schneider and Jim Ogden, accompanied on string bass by Jimmy Wells. Special vocal...


Free movie night Thursday at the Lyle Activity Center

This week there will be a fun filled free movie night, sponsored by the newly organized KLASAC (Klickitat-Lyle Against Substance Abuse Coalition) and DAT (Drug Awareness Team), is planned for...


Homemakers offer continuing education scholarship

Glenwood Homemakers is offering a continuing education scholarship for local college students who are returning to college this fall. Applications can be obtained from Chris Miller at 364-3427....


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