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Articles from the August 29, 2018 edition

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Making Centerville proud

Centerville's Dustin Cameron prepares to lasso a cow during Saturday's cow milking event in front of a packed grandstand in the Conboy Arena.See...

 

County seeks input on reservoir project

A proposal to store Columbia River water in an off-channel reservoir is under consideration in a rural watershed in the Horse Heaven Hills, in Benton County, Washington State. Both Benton County and...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 29, 2018

Ellensburg's Jason Minor a big winner, Taylor Bradley and Cooper Mills also in money at Klickitat County Rodeo

Veteran Ellensburg cowboy Jason Minor was the big winner over the weekend at the Klickitat County Rodeo, finishing in the money in a pair of events,... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 29, 2018

New Goldendale coach and staff impressed after strong offseason, Open season Friday at White Salmon

New Goldendale football head coach Aaron Cochran has had a burning passion for the game of football for as long as he can remember. "My dad and I... Full story

 

Free festival celebrates Columbia River sturgeon

The Columbia River ecosystem and its primitive inhabitant, the sturgeon, will be honored in Vancouver on Saturday, Sept. 15, at the 22nd Annual Sturgeon Festival. The free, one-day festival runs from... Full story

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 29, 2018

Former Goldendale resident Todd Nunn wins for second straight year at Tygh Valley Demo Derby

Former Goldendale resident Todd Nunn and his wife Annette take a picture in front of Todd's Suburban after he won the Tygh Valley Demolition Derby...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 29, 2018

Goldendale High School fall sports schedules

GHS CROSS COUNTRY Sept. 8, @ Ellensburg Invitational Relays, Times TBA Sept. 12, First Gorge Cup Invitational @ Trout Lake, Times TBA Sept. 15, Apple...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    August 29, 2018

Cost for school district to release Heid more than $200K

The Goldendale School District and former Superintendent Mark Heid have parted ways, but that parting came at a substantial cost. The Sentinel obtained the agreement between the school board and Heid...

 

Gun bill back on ballot

The Washington State Supreme Court’s decision to reverse Thurston County Superior Court Judge James Dixon’s ruling on Initiative 1639 means the initiative will go before voters this November. The...

 

Herrera Beutler, Long to debate at Goldendale candidate night

Jaime Herrera Beutler Monday announced her plan for three new debates and forums, including one in Goldendale, in the race for Southwest Washington’s 3rd Congressional District. In an effort to...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    August 29, 2018

Dark doings under the 'Singing Bridge'

A major portion of the Aug. 20 Goldendale City Council meeting was taken up with a presentation by Peter Andress and Terry Stone. They told the council via a Power Point presentation that local...

 

Bill to require law enforcement training put on ballot

In the wake of last week’s ruling on Initiative 1639, the Washington Supreme Court has issued another ruling that clears the way for ballots and voters’ pamphlets to be printed and delivered in...

 

East District Court log

For Aug. 16, 2018 • Kevin Howard Ojala: Malicious Mischief – 3 (8/6/18); Guilty plea, jail 364/361 suspended, fine/fees $243, 24 months probation. • Kevin Howard Ojala: Assault 4th degree/Amende...

 

Tango at Maryhill

The Maryhill Museum presents "Tango at Maryhill," a festive evening of tango with the Columbia Gorge as a backdrop, this Saturday, Sept. 1 from 6 to...

 

Superior Court log

Below is a summary of resolutions from the Superior Court criminal docket for the week of Aug. 20, 2018, provided by Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney David R. Quesnel. Superior Court is in...

 

County woman charged with insurance fraud

Kaitlyn Parker-Lee, 29, of Trout Lake in Klickitat County, has been charged with filing a false insurance claim, a felony, following an investigation by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler’s Crimin...

 

Carol Hunt

Carol Hunt, 80, born Nov. 15, 1937, passed away Aug. 10, 2018, at Klickitat Valley Hospital after a brief illness. Carol managed Roadhouse 97 from 2005 to 2015. She loved karaoke and cooking was a... Full story

 

Eastern Oregon University announces Goldendale graduate

Eastern Oregon University awarded 754 degrees during the 2017-18 academic year. Those who earned GPAs between 3.5 and 3.69 graduated with Cum Laude honors, 3.7 to 3.84 graduated Magna Cum Laude, and...

 

Plan ahead for Labor Day travel

Labor Day weekend is often the last big weekend of summer travel, so planning ahead and being prepared for occasional congestion is crucial to a successful end-of-summer excursion. Travelers can...

 

Soroptimists hold plant sale

Soroptimist International of Goldendale will hold its annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 103 W. Main Street, in front of Dr. James Ogden's office. Stop by and...

 

Voter registration continues during Licensing update

During a Department of Licensing (DOL) system upgrade scheduled for Labor Day weekend, online voter registration and updates will be unavailable at myvote.wa.gov. However, Washington residents can...

 

County employment figures rising

The Washington State Employment Security Department has issued its monthly job review for the state, with promising news for employment in Klickitat...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    August 29, 2018

What's the story on Medicare coverage for diabetes?

Dear Savvy Senior, How well does Medicare cover diabetes? I’m 66 years old and was recently told by my doctor that I have pre-diabetes. If it progresses to full-fledged diabetes what can I expect...

 

Letters from the Community

Update on the observatory The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is pleased to let you know that we anticipate starting work at Goldendale Observatory in September, once permits are in...

 

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