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Articles from the August 22, 2012 edition

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‘Wild’ County Fair kicks off with barbecue Thursday

It’s County Fair time, and this year’s theme is “Barn to be Wild.” In honor of the occasion, The Sentinel gathered together some real party...

 

PUD to hold rate increase hearing next week

At Klickitat PUD’s Aug. 14 Board of Commissioner’s meeting, management recommended that the Board schedule a public hearing to consider an electric rate increase. The public hearing will be at 4...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 22, 2012

Montanye award highlights another heated meeting

Following a heated city council meeting on Aug. 6 and after two meetings of committees formed to address issues, Goldendale city council member...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 22, 2012

Murray comes to county for Insitu briefing

Washington Sen. Patty Murray was at Insitu in Bingen last Wednesday, getting the grand tour of the unmanned aircraft builder. Demonstration teacher...

 
 By Brittany Allen    News    August 22, 2012

Resident receives Brush with Kindness

There are many grateful people in Goldendale after local Habitat for Humanity affiliate organization Brush with Kindness completed its first project...

 

Wild Women Walking dinner raises funds for breast cancer research

The name of the game: Bunco. The cause: to raise funds for participation in the Susan G. Komen Three-Day for the Cure. At 7 p.m. last Friday, Ayutla’s restaurant hosted the Wild Women Walking team...

 

Carson Oil closes CFN pumps

Carson Oil, which has operated a CFN commercial gas pump facility in Goldendale and in The Dalles, has announced it is closing the Goldendale CFN location. The closure occurred Aug. 13. “The good...

 

Andrew Hernandez Newton

Andrew Jesus Hernandez Newton passed away on August 13, 2012 in Richland, Washington surrounded by family. Andrew was born April 11, 1990 in Hood River, Oregon. He lived in Oregon residing in; Hood...

 

James Shadwick

James Albert Shadwick passed away at his home in Goldendale August 10, 2012 at the age of 90. He was born on February 15, 1922 in Kansas City, Missouri to Margaret Fay (Garoutte) and Robert Allen...

 

Stephen Lawrence

Stephen Roy Lawrence passed away May 24, 2012 in Missoula, Mont., at the age of 58. He was born in Heppner, Ore., to Charles and Bonnie Lawrence on Sept. 7, 1953. He attended Wheeler High School in...

 

Frederic Hoctor

Frederic Charles Hoctor, Jr. was born on April 17, 1940 and passed away on August 19, 2012. There will be no formal services. A full obituary will appear in a later edition of The...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago- August 20, 1987 • Goldendale Postmaster Mike Montanye retired last Friday, ending a career of more than 31 years in government service. After working here as a clerk for 7 years, he...

 

Chamber’s Ambassadors welcomes new bakery

Bake My Day, located at 119 E. Main, opened their doors Tuesday, to balloons and flowers given to them by the Ambassadors group of the Greater Goldendale Area Chamber of Commerce. Bake My Day is a...

 

Curse the darkeness or light a candle? Or perhaps both?

It’s a great old aphorism, variously attributed to the ancient Chinese, an early European philosopher, and even one person who spent hours poring ov...

 

We can do better

To the Editor: While touring Israel in July, Mitt Romney praised the Israeli healthcare system, a national system that covers everyone in the country. Romney spoke highly of the system’s low costs...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    August 22, 2012

Green Bay Packers, Monster Mash, Pompeii, Krakatoa erupts

Aug. 22: 565—Legend (and a book) has it that St. Columba was the very first to see the Loch Ness monster on this day. 1886—Wearing a cork life jacket, William J. Kendall swims through the Niagara...

 
 By Don Brunell    Opinion    August 22, 2012

Where will doctors come from for the ACA?

President Obama’s national health care law, the Affordable Care Act, will extend health care coverage to tens of millions of uninsured Americans. But health care coverage isn’t the same as health...

 

Wedding bells for Bickleton residents

Lisa Bentley a graduate of Bickleton High School married Brad Burright, graduate of Ione High School, in Oregon on Aug. 18. Their wedding was in Dayton. They followed a western theme. Tyler Collins...

 

Bring ideas, questions and suggestions to community council meeting Monday

Lyle Community Council’s public meeting is Monday, Aug. 27, at 7 p.m., at the Lion’s Club. As there are no speakers on this month’s agenda there will be an open discussion for the good of the...

 

It’s McKenzie’s 50th birthday and five years in business for his general store

Claude McKenzie has reached a milestone of five years serving the community of Glenwood at the Glenwood General Store. Claude has been a wonderful supporter of community events and projects in...

 

Barber shop quartet, ice cream enjoyed at library anniversary party

The Goldendale Library served approximately 400-450 community members at their ice cream social last Thursday. They had about 50 volunteers who helped with the entire event and the Goldendale...

 

Robotics event Saturday, teams forming now

Families and students from both sides of the Gorge are invited to an event on Aug. 25 to promote team sign-up for the Gorge FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Robotics Qualifying Tournaments. Anyone who has...

 

Fundraising efforts for Milliren continue

There is much appreciation to the community for supporting Tanner Milliren’s Bike-a-Thon, which earned donations for the Lori Milliren Medical Fund. Milliren completed the 50 mile ride from...

 

Election

Here are the top-two results from the Aug. 7 primary election for Klickitat County: U.S. Senator Michael Baumgartner, 36.61 percent, 1,115 votes. Maria Cantwell, 41.07 percent, 1,251 votes....

 

Getting sociable with ice cream and music

The Goldendale Library celebrated their 100th birthday at this year’s annual Ice Cream Social, which drew appreciative fans of summer lawns,...

 

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