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Articles from the August 7, 2013 edition

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 By Jim Fisher    News    August 7, 2013

City meeting focuses on surplus timber logging issue

Monday night’s City Council meeting focused almost solely on the decision whether or not to log surplus timber on property that lies within the municipal watershed. The proposed area of harvest is a...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 7, 2013

A local takes over as Undersheriff

Marc Boardman retired and then went back to work. Boardman, who has lived in Goldendale for 18 years, left the Washington State Patrol (WSP), where he...

 By Jim Fisher    News    August 7, 2013

A crew from another coast fights Mile Marker 28 fire

You’ve likely seen them around town over the last two weeks, in line at the grocery store with snacks and energy drinks, or across the street from...

 By Jesse Sines    News    August 7, 2013

Summer fun at Back to School Bash

The Back to School Bash of Aug. 3 on the courthouse lawn was met with a great reception of kids of all ages and parents alike. Even before the... Full story


County-wide summer fun

There was plenty to do last weekend with events across Klickitat County. The Trout Lake Fair drew a big crowd for its traditional fair which has a...

 By Jim Fisher    Features    August 7, 2013

Hills to be alive with sound of music

The Simcoe Mountain Music and Dance Weekend will be held Sept. 6 through Sept. 8 at Brooks Memorial State Park’s Environmental Learning Center....


Bad day on 97

Last Friday was a bad day for traveling on SR97. First, there was a two-vehicle accident around 9:30 a.m., just south of Brooks Memorial Park, below....


Eleanor Dooley

Eleanor Dooley was born December 21, 1913 at the family home in Pleasant Valley, Wash., to Andrew and Amanda (Kwam) Amundson, who both came to the... Full story


Grace Dixon

Grace Emilia Dixon was born Dec. 24, 1928 in Petaluma, Calif., to Fred and Louise Reiter, the sixth of eight children. She met and married Norman Lee... Full story


Royce Ladewig

Royce William Ladewig passed away at his home in Goldendale on July 29, 2013 at the age of 85. He was born January 19, 1928 in Taylor, Texas to... Full story


Frances Siegel

Frances Claire Siegel, age 93, of Prineville, Ore., passed away peacefully, July 31, 2013. At Frances’ request there will be no formal memorial service. Family will gather later this summer to... Full story


Lynn Halm

A memorial service for Lynn Halm, who passed away on Aug. 5, will be held at Christ the King Lutheran Church on Sunday, Aug. 11 at 2 p.m., with a reception to follow. A complete obituary will appear... Full story


Arts Festival offers art, music and more

Maryhill Museum of Art’s sculpture garden is the idyllic setting for the Maryhill Arts Festival, taking place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17....


Goldendale Farmers' Market art contest winners

Top Three: First place entry (left) was created by Makiah Steen; Mischa Fowler’s artwork (right), earned second place, and Chrysta Counts’ poster...

 By TJ Wilder    Opinion    August 7, 2013

How to help hurting people

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives,...


All for a good cause

To the Editor: ABATE of Washington and the Masonic Lodge 31 are nonprofit organizations devoted to making a difference in the community and now ask for your help. We will provide a spaghetti dinner...

 By Ron Shade    Opinion    August 7, 2013

Centerville School is a treasure

To the Editor: Last weekend, I returned to Goldendale for a family reunion and drove out to see the Centerville Grade School, where I began my teaching career forty years ago. It was my first...

 By Don McManman    Opinion    August 7, 2013

Looking Back' is informative

To the Editor: I’m a fan of Jean Allyn Smeltzer. The Looking Back column in each edition is informative, knowledgeable and insightful. Thanks for publishing it....


Updates on fire kept me informed

To the Editor: Thank you, Sentinel, for keeping us on the east coast informed about the fire. My son is at the Mile Marker 28 fire. I get more information from your paper than from him. We are...


Morehead to celebrate 95th birthday

Calls have come in with donations to the Coe family after the Centerville Hwy fire that destroyed their home. They can be reached via internet at Hazel Morehead’s family is...


Huckleberry pancakes at TL Fair possibly world's best

One of the summer’s most important events happened here last weekend in Trout Lake, and that’s the Trout Lake Fair! What a great weekend it was too. The weekend was kicked off up at Elk Meadows...


Jensen-Kingsbury Engagement

John and Colleen Jensen of Bickleton, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Erica Jensen to Craig Kingsbury of Moscow, ID. Craig...


Ice cream social at library Thursday

Another long weekend for events will be going on around Goldendale next week. Pack your lawn chairs in the car because you will need them at all these events. Thursday, Aug. 15, is the annual...


Lost dog found, watch for others now missing

Last fall I wrote an article about Billy and Alta Valdez’s grandchildren competing in the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. After a recent visit to the Western States Indian Rodeo...


Looking Back

50 Years Ago – August 8, 1963 • The teletype network linking Klickitat County Sheriff’s office with state, county and city law enforcement bodies throughout Washington became an operating...


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