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Articles from the July 29, 2020 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 29, 2020

Commissioner race embroiled in ongoing contention

Fact-finding Story In recent weeks, Dan Christopher, candidate for Klickitat County Commissioner Position 3, sent out a three-page campaign letter...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 29, 2020

Good news! We lead in Bigfoot sightings!

Editor The sage analysts at SatelliteInternet.com, evidently swamped with spare time and pristine data, have officially declared Washington as the...

 

Bargain Boutique changes hands, adds produce

Brandy and Lovic Ladner had been looking to move to Washington state for a while so four years ago, when Lovic found a job listing on Craig's List...

 

Washington has the 6th worst roads in the U.S.

By forcing many Americans to stay home, COVID-19 created a rare opportunity for states to accelerate much-needed road repairs without interrupting daily commutes. With traffic reduced, departments of...

 

OFF THE ROAD

Reader Greg Vandegraaf sent in this picture of an accident on Highway 14 one mile east of Alderdale Road. The car had four occupants. The Sentinel is...

 

'Check Out Washington' to expand this summer

As state parks and public libraries begin to reopen, Washington State Parks and the Washington State Library have resumed the popular Check Out Washington program in libraries across the state. Check...

 

Cycle speeder chased, apprehended

On July 21, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Klickitat County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Murdock area to assist the Washington State Patrol with a high-speed vehicle pursuit. Washington State...

 

Christina Ranger

[with photo – Ranger] Christina Jeanne Ranger, 60, passed away at her home in Goldendale on July 12, 2020. She had been on oxygen for the last sever... Full story

 

Robert Keith Shirley

Robert Keith Shirley of Yakima, Washington, passed away peacefully on July 25, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on Aug. 21, 1946... Full story

 

Ruth Wesley

Ruth Mae Wesley, 67, passed away in Portland, Oregon on July 19, 2020. She was born to Clint E. and Nadine (Barton) Dilley on Jan. 19, 1953 in... Full story

 

Courts working on safe return of jurors

“The men and women who are called upon to serve on juries in both our federal and state courts have maintained a standard of fairness and excellence throughout the history of our country. They have...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Do right for the county I am writing to endorse and strongly support Miland Walling for Klickitat County Commissioner in District 3. I first met Miland in the early 1990s when I lived in Yakima and...

 

We the people rally held

As most of you know, the Klickitat County Fair has been canceled this year. Mt. Adams Community 4-H club members have continued to work hard with their steers and pigs, and, for them, the market stock...

 

More info on the found service dog

From the High Prairian Newsletter and Fire Chief Tim Darland’s article: the 2019 awards to outstanding volunteers was published because COVID-19 blocked the ceremony that was planned, all the way...

 

Looking Back

July 29, 1920 – 100 Years Ago The Standard Oil Company received a tank of gasoline on Monday night this week and have assurance of another in a few days. This means we will have plenty of gas for al...

 

Free resources provided for high and middle school students

While families across the country still don’t know for sure whether their children will be attending class in person, online or a mix of both when the new school year begins, one thing they can...

 

Weather

Wednesday: July 29th Day Time: Sunny to partly cloudy and very hot, high 99 Evening: Partly cloudy, low 67 Sunrise: 5:44 a.m. Sunset: 8:35 p.m. Thursday: July 30th Day Time: Partly sunny, high 98...

 

Columbia Land Trust completes Klickitat Canyon Conservation Area

Columbia Land Trust and SDS Lumber Company today announced the conservation of 4,900 acres along the Klickitat River Canyon in Yakima County,...

 
 By John Kruse    Features    July 29, 2020

SUMMER HIKING WITH YOUR DOG

Looking for a fun way to enjoy the dog days of summer? Take your dog on a hike! I did just that last week with Georgia, my springer spaniel. With a...

 
 By Diane Jessup    Features    July 29, 2020

Heads up for rabbit owners

Continued from last week. As with COVID-19, public awareness and cooperation is the key to mitigation of the virus and its ultimate impact on pet and meat rabbits as well as local wild populations of...

 

DNR enacts statewide burn ban

Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz signed an order yesterday creating a statewide burn ban on all forestland under the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) fire...

 

Legals for July 29, 2020

Superior Court of Washington County of Klickitat In the Matter of the Estate of: EVELYN RUTH RICHARDS, Deceased. No. 20 – 4 - 00021 - 20 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 The Personal...

 

Bazzel fundraiser close to ending

Thursday, July 30 Ronnie Bazzel, Jr., a longtime EMS/firefighter with Klickitat County Rural 7 found himself in need of emergency services when his vehicle inexplicably caught fire on highway 97,... Full story

 

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