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Articles from the March 2, 2011 edition

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 By Rebecca Gourley    News    March 2, 2011

Raid on cat hoarders sends dozens of animals to shelters

On Feb. 21, 44 cats in deteriorating health were rescued from a residence at 405 Orchard Heights Lane just north of Goldendale. Klickitat County...

 

Pre-Spring Winter Wonderland

Winter got a last kick in as March came in like a lion and hopefully will go out like a lamb. There was 11 inches of snow on the ground on Tuesday...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    March 2, 2011

City council meeting prompts large turnout for animal ordinance reading

In one of the largest public turnouts to a city council meeting last Tuesday, Feb. 22, a new proposed animal ordinance was sent back to committee,...

 

Ecology seeks public comment on clean water projects

The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites public comments on its proposed list of 51 clean water projects to receive $104 million in loans and grants in 2012. The projects include...

 

New Sentinel web site offers many visitor advantages

The new and improved Goldendale Sentinel web site is up and running. In its first few days, it’s racking up a high visit count and strong user response. The new site features a highly interactive ap...

 
 By Alysa Haas    Features    March 2, 2011

What recession? Economy booming at Goldendale Primary School

While the national economy may continue to waiver, the Goldendale Primary School’s economy is booming. There are no dollars in this system,...

 

Observatory hosts Globe at Night on Saturday, March 5

The Goldendale Observatory is inviting the public to participate in a hands-on event called Globe Night, Saturday, March 5, beginning at 7 p.m. A special observation project will be assigned to...

 

Klickitat man guilty of vehicular homicide in road games case

Jonas Jackson Keys, IV, of Klickitat, was found guilty on Feb. 22, of two counts of vehicular homicide and two counts of reckless endangerment for his part in the single-car collision that killed...

 

Speed and conditions cause roll-over at Satus Pass

A driver and his passenger were injured in a roll over accident at Satus Pass, 14 miles north of Goldendale on Highway 97 last Monday. Orquidia F. Sanchez, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz. was northbound when...

 

Tenacious Bulldogs wrestle win away from Timberwolves

Losing your starting guards in the first quarter of a State playoff game is not a good sign. Seconds into the game, Kane Thiele was poked in the eye...

 
 By Sverre Bakke    Sports    March 2, 2011

Panthers win cat fight, oust Cougars from State playoffs

Lyle-Wishram head coach Scott Myers knew going into last Friday’s state play-in game that his Cougars were a long shot to make it to the final eight...

 

IGSA World Cup returns to Maryhill Loops for fifth year

The fifth annual Maryhill Festival of Speed will be a combined World Cup and Junior championship event this year. The five-day, multi-discipline, grav...

 

Thacker voted SCAC west Coach of the Year

The South Central Athletic Conference west division coaches voted Goldendale boys’ head basketball coach, Jay Thacker, Coach of the Year. Thacker, who began his tenure at Goldendale with the...

 

Gorge League All Opponents named

Area basketball players were chosen for post-season honors by league coaches in the Greater Columbia Gorge League with Sunnyside Christian’s Analisa Van Oostrom garnering top honors as Player of...

 

Bobbie “Sue” Smith

Bobbie (Sue) Smith was born to Clyde and Eliza Bagwell in Murray, Kentucky. on Jan. 24, 1923. She died Feb. 27, 2011, in her home at Goldenview... Full story

 

Phillip Wayne Jackson

Phillip Wayne Jackson died Feb. 5, 2011 at his home in Goldendale at the age of 70. He was born to Wayne Edward and Nova Evelyn (Surbaugh) Jackson on Sept. 7, 1940 in Ritzville. He was raised in... Full story

 

Louise Hyde Davenport

Louise Hyde Davenport, 85, died in Goldendale on Feb. 20, 2011. She was born in Grants, N.M. on Oct. 28, 1925 to Valieti (Palmer) and Arthur W. Hyde. Louise lived in New Mexico all her life; mostly... Full story

 

Foundation seeks donations for annual rummage sale

Well, winter has returned. As I write this we are having a snow/slush storm; do so miss the spring like weather we have been having but the snowpack is low and this will help increase it so I guess... Full story

 

Don’t forget your emergency kit

This week's power outage reminds us that we should have an emergency kit on hand, and a plan of action if the outage lasts for days. You can request a booklet from the Red Cross that will list the... Full story

 

Parents invited to eat breakfast with kids during National Breakfast Week

Congratulations are in order for Travis Miller and Kelly Link on their recent engagement! Parents sharing in the happy news include Harry and Chris Miller and Jeff and Sara Link. The young couple is... Full story

 

Home and Garden show coming soon, booth space still available

Has everyone gotten to see the new Goldendale Sentinel Website that came online this past week?  For the first couple months everyone gets free full access. After that, it will become an additional... Full story

 

Other places have upgraded

To the Editor: I just talked to a Goldendale High School graduate who was in the first class to graduate in the “new” high school (1977). He now lives in Oregon, and he could not believe that...

 
 By Link Shadley    Opinion    March 2, 2011

Thanks for the concert

To the Editor: Congratulations to the “Heart of the Gorge Singer Songwriter Showcase” performers, organizers and sponsors for this wonderful evening of music at Old St. Peter’s Landmark last...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    March 2, 2011

G3 has ignition and liftoff, breaking gravity is next step

The first G3 (Greater Goldendale Growth) meeting was last Tuesday at the library, and about 30 people showed up to talk about what’s next for the...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    March 2, 2011

Turkey declares war, Germany surrenders

Feb. 28 – 1692 – Salem witch hunt begins. 1885 – The American Telephone and Telegraph Company is incorporated in New York State. First complaint regarding service made on March 1, 1885. 1928 ...

 

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