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Articles from the August 8, 2012 edition

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Kayaker drowns on White Salmon River

Klickitat County Search and Rescue (SAR) along with other rescue agencies ventured out this last week on another perilous mission, but unlike an...

 
 By JoAnn Grogan    News    August 8, 2012

Friends separated 48 years reunite through Sentinel story

In June 1963, Nancy Ziegler gave birth to a daughter, Laura. Back then she lived in an apartment in Seattle that overlooked the Old Rainier Ball Park. Soon after Laura was born, Ziegler needed to...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 8, 2012

Chamber, council in heated discussion

In an unusually heated Goldendale City Council meeting Monday night, Chamber of Commerce president Tom Ireland told Mayor Clint Baze and the council that the Chamber had been “verbally attacked...

 
 By Brittany Allen    News    August 8, 2012

Trout Lake Fair gets kids and a wedding

Equipped with an abundance of baked sales, raffles, family-friendly activities, and the musical talents of the White Salmon Jazz Band, the annual...

 

Rep. Herrera Beutler to speak in city in strange election season

Yesterday was the earliest primary election day in memory—and maybe because of this state’s relatively recent switch to by-mail voting, some feel the term “election day” is a misnomer. It’s...

 

Macklen Drew

Macklen Lee Drew, fondly known to friends and family as "Mac Daddy", passed away in Klickitat, Washington July 29, 2012 at the age of 19. He was born... Full story

 

James Kitchen

James LeeRoy Kitchen, 52, of Centerville, died July 10, 2012 at his home. He was born Dec. 9, 1959, in Arcata, Calif. to Austin LeeRoy Kitchen and... Full story

 

George Hathaway

George Albert Hathaway Sr. 87 passed away at his home surrounded by his children on August 1, 2012. Born on May 25, 1925 in Wilder, ID to Maurice K... Full story

 

Virgie Lewis

Virgie Irene Lewis passed away at her home in Goldendale, Washington on August 5, 2012 surrounded by family at the age of 93. Virgie was born December 19, 1918 in Seattle, Washington to Albert and... Full story

 

Pat Hulse

Patricia (Pat) Irene Hulse went to be with the Lord on July 23, 2012, at the age of 75. After many years of illness, Pat lost the battle with lung... Full story

 

Esther Flock

Esther Charlotte Flock (Irwin) passed away July 24th, 2012 in The Dalles, OR at the age of 76. She was born in Stevenson, WA. to Lottie Charlotte... Full story

 

Christopher Schwer

Christopher Allyn Schwer passed away August 1, 2012 in a kayak accident on the White Salmon River.... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    August 8, 2012

Even in high emotions, there can always be a step forward

Emotions were running high at Monday’s city council meeting, on both sides. In the end, though,civility prevailed and agreements, at least for next...

 

Two tales of customer service

To the Editor: I read with interest the “Customer service” story on the front page of last week’s Sentinel. As I have lived and shopped in the Goldendale area for 24 years now and have visited...

 

Health care insurance has been hijacked

To the Editor: What a tragedy that the health insurance industry has hijacked our health care. I’ve found the two corporations who won the bid for state health coverage are giant corporations....

 
 By T ONeill    Opinion    August 8, 2012

Yet more cliches to consider

To the Editor: In your recent editorial you asked voters to be on the watch for campaign clichés. You left out others that should be given the same consideration as computer spam or pop-ups and...

 
 By Shamae Juris    Opinion    August 8, 2012

Help beat breast cancer

To the Editor: On Sept. 14-16,in Seattle, Jamie Ward and I (Shamae Juris) are going to participate in the Susan G. Komen three-day walk, to support breast cancer research. Like many of you, we have...

 

Sgt. York, Japan surrenders, Oregon territory

Aug. 8: 1918—Despite being surrounded, Alvin York and five other U.S. soldiers win the day after York shoots 20 Germans and captures 132 more. 1937—The Bonneville Dam first produces electric...

 

Community celebrates Burgin-Roggenkamp wedding, mourns loss of Hathaway

Being an eat your dessert first kind of person, I’ll share the happy news first this week. Shaun Roggenkamp and Amy Burgin became Mr. and Mrs. on July 28, at the home of Jerry and Mary Dean in...

 

All school reunion packs hall, biggest turn out ever

It was the biggest turn out ever for the All School Reunion that first packed the banquet hall at the Shilo Inn on Saturday the 4th and then crowded into the Lion’s Club for breakfast the next...

 

Graves memorial service set

There will a memorial service on Saturday Aug. 25, for Helen Clark Graves, who passed away Aug. 2, 2012. The service will be at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at the Bickleton Church. Helen was born...

 
 By Sofie    Community    August 8, 2012

Huckleberry pancakes served at Firemen’s breakfast at TL Fair

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, albeit scorching hot, weekend it was too. The weekend was kicked...

 

Presby 50th anniversary and Art Guild auction and dinner fundraiser Saturday

Klickitat Valley Health is welcoming the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce Forum Luncheon for the month of August. K.V.H. provides a different special luncheon every week. The luncheons will be located i...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- August 6, 1987 • Sales tax distribution from the State of Washington to local communities totaled $50,890.76 in June, according to information released from the Dept. of Revenue....

 

Hay King entry deadline corrected

There was an error in the Klickitat County Fair Premium Book regarding the date for Hay King entries. All Hay King entries will be accepted on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the...

 

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