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Articles from the September 24, 2014 edition

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 By Jim Fisher    News    September 24, 2014

Wishram holds centennial celebration

Last Saturday, residents, neighbors, railroad history enthusiasts, fun-seekers and old friends gathered at the Wishram Railroad Park to honor the...

 

Ordinance committee proposes timeline on pot shop action

A meeting of the Goldendale City Council’s ordinance committee Monday resulted in a proposed timeline for action on a marijuana retail store in the city. Nine members of the public were in attendanc...

 

Criminal inquiry of Assessor urged

A letter from Klickitat County Assessor Darlene Johnson’s office to her opponent in this year’s election has prompted action urging a criminal investigation of Johnson. In a letter signed by Mary...

 

Election kicks off

Washington General Election is getting underway. About 65,000 military and overseas ballots went out Saturday, many of them sent electronically, and those voters can begin voting as soon as they...

 

Calendar time

It’s time again for The Sentinel’s annual photo calendar, and we’re inviting readers to send in their photographs for consideration in the 2015 Sentinel calendar. Here’s how it works: send us...

 

Sentinel to hold candidate 'conversations'

The Sentinel is planning a series of conversations with Klickitat County candidates in the upcoming election. The newspaper sent the following letter to candidates Monday: “Dear Candidate, “As...

 

Group seeking to sway elections stirs controversy

A coterie of persons around Klickitat County is quietly but passionately driving for political outcomes in the November election, often using controversial approaches. The group seems invested in supp...

 

Wilma Green

Wilma Dean Farthing was born in Kansas, November 12, 1931 to Clarence and Lottie (Hedworth) Farthing, the second of three daughters between Phyllis... Full story

 

David Fink

David Allan Fink passed away in Portland, Oregon on September 10, 2014 at the age of 60. He was born in Portland on August 10, 1954. He moved with... Full story

 

Ron Sullivan

Ron left us in the early morning hours of September 13, 2014, now at peace and no longer fighting pulmonary fibrosis for each breath. A celebration of his life will be held on October 4, 11 a.m. to 1... Full story

 

Carol Parton

Carol Lynn Parton passed away Sept. 5, 2014 in Little Rock, Ark., after a courageous battle with cancer. Carol was the wife of Goldendale High School graduate Anthony "Tony" Parton, son of Allison... Full story

 

Kubler earns Eagle Scout award

Eric A. Kubler, 18, grandson of the late Dr. Howard E. Kubler and Elaine Kubler, received his Eagle Scout award  on May 18,  in Poway, Calif.... Full story

 

Last Farmer's Market of 2014 this Saturday

Goldendale Farmers’ Market will hold its final market of the season this Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ekone Park. Available products:  tomatoes, peppers, summer and winter...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago - September 24, 1964 • The board of county commissioners granted E. B. Harris of Klickitat permission to install cigarette and candy vending machines in the court house. Harris made...

 

Forest management needs a new outlook and approach

It only takes a quick look in the newspaper to know that this year’s wildfire season has been bad—endangering communities, destroying hundreds of thousands of acres of forest, and costing...

 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: The Goldendale School District school board meetings are held on the same evening as the city council meetings, so I prepared a statement that I wished to be shared publicly with Mayor...

 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: A Facebook post and newspaper advertisements by David Quesnel dated Sept. 17 allege that Prosecutor Lori Hoctor is going out of her way to avoid public forums to debate the performance...

 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: For nine years I served Klickitat County as its appointed and elected Prosecutor. In that period I hired and worked with both David Quesnel and Lori Hoctor in their capacity as deputy...

 

Letters from the Community

To the Editor: According to the Public Disclosure Commission, David Quesnel accepted a campaign contribution from Robin Eubanks. She is currently a plaintiff in a lawsuit against Klickitat County....

 

Live music and fun at Homesteaders Fair

The sign on the door of the Twin Bridges Museum is getting good use lately. This week I answered a call for a tour from the son of Robert...

 

Ogden team to present program

The 2014 optometric mission team is planning to present a program at the Goldendale Community Library about their projects in El Salvador and...

 

Glenwood host to another wedding

Wedding bells rang for Blair Harrington and Chelse Weber on Saturday, Sept. 20. The young couple’s beautiful wedding was held at another picture-perfect venue in Glenwood – Chelse’s uncle and...

 

East District Court

September 2 • Tara L. Cloud-Mills: DWLS 3 (4/24/14); guilty plea, jail 90/82 suspended, fine/fees $610; 12 mos. probation. • Allen Suaesi Matai: Assault 4 (7/26/14) ; guilty plea, jail 364/274...

 

From the best seat in the house

Last Friday was a typical 8-man football game at Lyle with 86 points scored and plenty of big plays. Lyle-Wishram scored on runs of 36, 28 and 40 yards plus an 80 yard kickoff return by Jacob...

 

Vocal crowd welcomes back football as Cougars pound out 64-22 win

Gabe Montoya accounted for 390 total yards of offense and seven touchdowns in Lyle-Wishram's blowout home opener 64-22 over Twin Valley (Wishkah...

 

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