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Articles from the July 22, 2020 edition

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 By Genevieve Shuey    News    July 22, 2020

A different kind of virus

Back in March, a day after Gov. Jay Inslee shut down restaurants and bars on the 16th, a disturbing call came into The Sentinel. The caller stated tha...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 22, 2020

Candidates mostly cordial in Q&A meeting Friday

Friday night's Goldendale Sentinel editorial board meeting with the seven candidates in contested races ran a gamut of emotions from friendly...

 
 By Claire West    News    July 22, 2020

The truth about COVID testing

To test or not to test? That is the question when it comes to screening for COVID-19. In a national debate that has been fraught with conflicting opinions and misinformation, The Sentinel has sought o...

 

Glenwood fire now about 75 percent contained

This report came yesterday from the Incident Command team for the Bertschi Road Fire near Glenwood: The Bertschi Road Fire is burning south of Conboy Wildlife Refuge and north of Snowden Road, south...

 

DSHS gets grant to help seniors navigate post-coronavirus economy

The Department of Social and Health Services received a federal grant of nearly $890,000 to provide work-based job training for low-income, unemployed older Washingtonians. This grant will help...

 

Yakama Nation mandates face masks

The Yakama Nation Tribal Council last Wednesday issued Public Safety Order Number 3 requiring all people on the Yakama Reservation or on off -Reservation trust allotments wear a face covering or mask...

 

Construction underway for KVH Healing Garden

After years of planning, designing, and raising monies to create the KVH Healing Garden, the KVH Memorial Foundation has announced it is becoming a reality. With thousands of pounds of river rock...

 

Songer endorses Sizemore

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer Sunday announced his endorsement of incumbent County Commissioner Jim Sizemore. “I have found Commissioner Jim Sizemore to be one of the most honest and ethical... Full story

 

Washington in top ten states for most crowded classrooms

Schools in Washington may have a harder time keeping students 6 feet apart than other states. This is because according to data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington...

 

Bonnie Lee Ousey

Bonnie Lee Ousey, age 70, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at the Yuma Regional Medical Center. Bonnie was born on Aug. 21, 1949 in Queens, New... Full story

 

Looking Back

June 27, 1935 – 85 Years Ago A spectacular blaze, of unknown origin, destroyed the old Klickitat Flouring Mill in Goldendale about one o’clock Sunday morning, involving a loss of $6,000. The mill,...

 

Maryhill Museum announces virtual free tour

The Maryhill Museum of Art announces an RSVP-only special virtual free tour of the museum with veteran journalist Steve Wiegand. You can sign up for the free tour at: https://tinyurl.com/yyqjrqyc....

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    July 22, 2020

Can I Stop Social Security if I Go Back to Work?

Dear Savvy Senior, I lost my job last month because of the coronavirus crisis. With little savings, I’ve been thinking about starting my Social Security benefits early to help me get by. But my...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

He's the one Many people in our community who don’t know Miland Walling may be wondering what he brings to the table for Klickitat County with his run for County Commissioner in District 3. During...

 

Firefighters were amazing

Last Thursday afternoon our quiet community suddenly became a beehive of activity as a fire started on a ridge at the top of Bertschi Road. Our Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department was first on the...

 

Lost dog found and returned

Where was my brain last week? I was trying to give fathers a second Father’s Day. Sorry folks, but old age is starting to raise its ugly head and run rampant on my memory. Speaking of memory...

 

Baker makes Honor Roll

Krista Baker of Trout Lake, Washington, has earned a place on the Spokane Falls Community College Honor Roll for spring quarter 2020. Students must earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be on the honor...

 

Barrett makes Honor Roll

Wyatt Barrett of Goldendale has earned a place on the Spokane Community College Honor Roll for Spring Quarter 2020. Students on the honor roll earned a GPA of 3.0 or above. Community Colleges of...

 

Walker makes Honor Roll

Names of students who have made the Scholastic Honor Roll for Spring term 2020 have been announced by Oregon State University. A total of 7,004 students earned a B-plus (3.5) or better to make the...

 

Greig makes President's List

Mark Greig of Goldendale, who is majoring in Cybersecurity, has been named to the Champlain College President’s List for the Spring 2020 semester. Students on the President’s List have achieved a...

 
 By John Kruse    Features    July 22, 2020

THE OUTDOORS ROUND-UP!

July 17 – July 24, 2020 The heat of the summer has finally made an appearance making this a great time to hike a trail to a cold and refreshing...

 
 By Diane Jessup    Features    July 22, 2020

Heads Up for Rabbit Owners

Washington state rabbit owners need to be aware of yet another highly contagious virus in the news these days; not COVID-19 but the virus (RHDV2) which affects rabbits. RHDV2 does not affect humans...

 

Legals for July 22, 2020

Central Klickitat Conservation District Appointment Central Klickitat Conservation District (CKCD) is soliciting for applicants for appointment to the CKCD Board of Supervisors. The appointment shall...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 22, 2020

UPDATED: Christopher campaign letter fact checked

Thursday, July 23, 2:20 p.m. This is an updated version of this story, adding two additional points (on I-1639 and shooting on private land). In... Full story

 

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