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Articles from the August 24, 2011 edition

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FAIR TIME

There was plenty of denim and dust at the Klickitat County Fair back in 1948. In this photograph from that year, A. J. Pettigrew ropes a calf at the...

 

Primary School hours are changing

The Goldendale Primary School (GPS) is changing its hours of operation. Instead of starting at 8:42 a.m. for school, they will start at 8:30 a.m. The...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    August 24, 2011

KVH swing program offers longer patient care options

Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) has programs not commonly known to the community, according to CEO John White and the hospital’s new Director of...

 

County Economic Development department to see cuts

The future of the Klickitat County Economic Development Department is uncertain for 2012. “We’re restructuring the department,” said County...

 

SCREEN TEST

Nancy Brost, RN, (left) conducts a blood sugar test for Omossalmeh Missaghian Monday at The Grist Mill. Blood pressure and blood sugar test...

 

Ag producers get more time for aid

Agricultural producers, including private forest landowners will have more time to apply for financial and technical assistance through Washington’s conservation program, the U.S. Department of Agri...

 

Insitu’s Scan Eagle provides U.S. surveilance, reconnaissance into Libya

Insitu ScanEagle Protects Civilians, Supports Operation Unified Protector Insitu Inc. announced that its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) assisted U.S. and NATO Forces in their mission to...

 

Public hearing set to discuss supplemental budget for county

A public hearing is planned for Sept. 13, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. in the Klickitat County Commissioners chambers to discuss a supplement to the 2011 budget. The proposed supplemental budget would increase...

 

It’s Fiesta time in White Salmon

The Mt. Adams Chamber of Commerce Summer Concerts series has a Mexican flavor to it on on Saturday, Aug. 27 in White Salmon’s Rheingarten Park. Los Cazadores del Valle will perform old country...

 

Patricia Beckstrand

Patricia (Patty) L. Beckstrand went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 16, 2011. She was born on March 25, 1947 in Renton, to Robert Morris and Alice... Full story

 

Luis Ruvalcaba

On Aug. 10, 2011, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer, Luis Ruvalcaba peacefully passed away. His final moments were spent at home with... Full story

 

Delores Martin

Delores Martin, 82, died in Goldendale Aug. 19, 2011. She was born in Rugby, N.D. to Magdalena (Kramer) and Jacob Abel on Jan. 23, 1929. While in her... Full story

 

Runyan serves as state Worthy Grand Matron

Linda Runyan, 25-year resident of Goldendale, has just completed four years as an elected Grand Officer of the Grand Chapter of Washington, Order of the Eastern Star with final year as Worthy Grand...

 

Klein-Amidon engagement

Karl and Deena Amidon of Goldendale, and Adolf and Lorraine Klein of Milton-Freewater, Ore., proudly announce the engagement of their children Pace...

 

Return of the summer high holiday is at hand

The County Fair is back! It’s the summer high holiday around these parts, with all kinds of critters and all kinds of food and all kinds of fun. The carnival is back this year, along with music and...

 

Dogs at apartments not really a problem

To the Editor: In June you had a lady complain about constant dog barking. Well, from all of us who live here in the apartments, there have never been as many issues as she stated. Our pets are not a...

 
 By Dave Harris    Opinion    August 24, 2011

Mayor should have leadership experience

To the Editor: The Aug. 3 issue of The Sentinel reported mayoral candidate Clint Baze as stating he has “strong ideas on how to reestablish the economy by bringing more income into the city.” Mr....

 

When did Bush cuts really end?

To the Editor: In response to Mike Wellman (Aug. 17, 2011): Hey, Mike, the Bush tax cuts ended on Jan. 20, 2009. That’s the day they became the current Obama tax rates. You remember President...

 

New start and dismissal times at primary school

The Central Klickitat County Parks and Recreation Pool Levy has passed so we should have the Goldendale pool around for another six years as well as the community garden and swim lessons, exercise pro...

 

County fair begins Wednesday, offering food, frolic and fun for kids of all ages

The wagon master circled 11 wagons of the Sundowners RV Club this weekend at Timberlake Campground near Stevenson. With 24 members in attendance, games were played with vigor and enthusiasm as the tea...

 

40 Years of marriage

John and Kathy (Wyatt) Hoctor celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary Aug. 18. They were married in 1971, after meeting at and graduating from...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- August 29, 1991 • Rabanco’s Citizen of the Week is Kathy Marshall. For the past six years she has been in the forest lookout on Lorena Butte, working for the Wash. Dept. of Natural...

 

Summer bounty expected at Farmers’ Market

The bounties of summer are showing up—finally!—at the Goldendale Farmers’ Market. This Saturday, you should find vegetables, fruit and freshly p...

 

Good news and bad: stubborn economy affects state KIDS COUNT data

Washington has some good news to report in the new KIDS COUNT Data Book, an annual ranking of states that compares health and economic factors affecting children and teens. From 2000 to 2009, the...

 

Ag Department gives energy grants to rural businesses

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants for more than 900 agricultural producers and rural small businesses across the country to implement renewable energy and energy efficiency measures...

 

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