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Articles from the October 10, 2012 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 10, 2012

Student lands among top 10 nationwide in writing contest

Will White is one in 12,000. The 14-year-old Goldendale ninth grader’s writing skills were so good they landed him among only 10 winning students...

 

Homecoming

The Homecoming King and Queen hold court at the Goldendale High School gym. Below, the Noise Parade went through town last week living up to its name...

 

What's the 4-1-1 on the election?:

It’s voting information made simple through the VOTE411.org website. Just go the site and enter your address, and information customized to the...

 

Candidates’ Night tomorrow

It’s Candidates’ Night in Goldendale. The event is tomorrow (Thursday) at 6 p.m. at the Grange Hall. Among the candidates who will be represented at the event are: Jon Haugen, District 3 U.S....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 10, 2012

Sizemore says county growth should be ‘responsible’

Jim Sizemore introduced himself again to a town that already knows him fairly well, in his talk to the Greater Goldendale Chamber of Commerce...

 

SOVREN and car show

Andrew Christiansen HUNGRY: Jon and Ardis Sparks’ 1985 Porsche had the added feature of a tongue, making the car look hungry for racing at the...

 
 By Cory Eberhart    News    October 10, 2012

‘Dracula Fly’ attacking county

They’re here. This summer significant population of Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) showed up in Klickitat County orchards and berry growing areas....

 

Doris Eames

Doris Evelee Eames, age 84 of Goldendale, WA graduated from this life and joined her Savior on October 5, 2012. She passed away in her home... Full story

 

Kenneth Johnston

Kenneth Verren Johnston, 77, passed away at his home in Goldendale October 1, 2012. He was born April 28, 1935 in White Salmon, Washington to Orpha (Willis) and Verren Johnston. Mr. Johnston served... Full story

 

James Henry Miller

Jan. 1, 1916 - Oct. 1, 2012 James Miller was born Jan. 1, 1916 in Goldendale, Washington to Thomas and Winnie Miller. At the age of three his family... Full story

 

Bernice Thiele

Bernice Janice Thiele passed away in Goldendale on October 7, 2012 at the age of 78. She was born in Coleharbor, North Dakota on July 7, 1934 to Christine (Mertz) and Peter Beierle. On October 23,... Full story

 

Charles Lenoir

Charles (Charlie) Jerome Lenoir, 88, died peacefully on September 29th 2012. Charlie was born on September 8th, 1924 in Lewistown, Montana, to... Full story

 
 By Mark Heid    Opinion    October 10, 2012

The tide of purple and gold is still rising in the community

The 2012-13 school year is off to a great start! This year, the Goldendale School District is continuing its pursuit towards making us the most admired school district in the state of Washington....

 

Keeping an eye on seniors in election

Both President Obama and Mitt Romney will need to carefully consider how they approach the issue of Medicare in the coming weeks. With polls shifting in the weeks leading up to election day, it is...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    October 10, 2012

Cuban missile crisis, Texas becomes a state, Roosevelt shot

Oct. 10: 988—Dublin is founded on the banks of Ireland’s river Liffey. 1040—Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to protest high taxes. 1932—Elsa Einstein is interviewed about her husband...

 
 By Erin Gray    Opinion    October 10, 2012

Graphic images do not help

To the Editor: This is regarding the gentleman and young man holding graphic abortion signs on the corner of Broadway and Columbus. I understand the right to free speech and for the most part I agree...

 

What’s the problem for conservatives?

To the Editor: I don’t understand why conservatives oppose gay marriage. As Christopher Hitchens said, the pursuit of legal marriage “demonstrates the spread of conservatism, not radicalism,...

 

Where does church money go?

To the Editor: I read with great interest Peggy Woodard’s article in last week’s Sentinel. I agree “the church as a whole voluntarily” abdicated its God-ordained job and should repent (for...

 

We don’t need a study: if you want it, then build it

To The Editor: It appears to me that some people in Goldendale see the need for a Community Center. Young people need a safe place to spend time. We need a kitchen suitable for cooking for banquets an...

 

Whose will shall we follow?

To the Editor: We have been given by our Creator a free will. This free will allows us to make our own choices. Therefore we can choose to recognize man’s views on the issues of same-sex marriage...

 
 By E Maurin    Opinion    October 10, 2012

Corruption and cover-ups in the county

To The Editor: I am writing in regards to a subject that many people are wondering about: why certain people in this town are given special treatment, while the majority have to live by the rules. I...

 

Can the church really speak freely?

To the Editor: Several years ago I wrote a letter to the editor regarding churches that receive tax exempt status from the IRS. I had hoped there might be a pastor or zealous church-member who would r...

 

Glenwood fall bazaar this Saturday

The Third Annual Glenwood Fall Bazaar is this Saturday, Oct. 13, at the school from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get a head start on your Christmas shopping. The...

 

Online guide features local candidates

Voters across the state can find information about the candidates on their ballots by visiting www.VOTE411.org. The League of Women Voters of Washington has added Goldendale’s information to...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – October 1, 1987 • Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office personnel, with the aid of the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, discovered and dismantled a methamphetamine laboratory...

 

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