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Articles from the October 24, 2012 edition

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 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 24, 2012

County considering an EMS levy to support hospital emergency care

Klickitat County is considering assuming the operation of emergency medical services (EMS) from the county’s two hospital districts and requesting...

 

Do you know what you’re voting for?

Washington state initiatives and resolutions are commonly written by people with legal backgrounds and use legalese that average citizens find mystifying. Some of the initiatives on the ballot are...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 24, 2012

Mattea sings of coming home

Ironically, country music isn’t always about the country. It’s often very rural, but that’s not the same as being rooted in the land. Rarer...

 

New ballot boxes in county

The Klickitat County Auditor’s Office has announced there are three new ballot box locations in the county. All boxes were open and ready to receive ballots as of Oct. 11. As well, the White Salmon...

 

The best of beer

Rodger Nichols guides guests through a selection of unusual beers at Saturday’s Black Tie and Blue Jeans event. The fundraiser, for the benefit of...

 

Inza Barrett

Born Inza Miscal Schwartz on November 11, 1916 in Summers, Arkansas to Frank and Anna Schwartz. She passed away in Goldendale on October 9, 2012 just shy of her 96th birthday. In 1920 at the age of... Full story

 

Harry Dechand

Harry was born September 21, 1932 in Camp 7 and remained a lifetime resident of Glenwood. He was a student in the Glenwood School District. He... Full story

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – October 15, 1987 • Goldendale’s City Council has voted to contract a forestry consultant to complete a management study on the timber covered city watershed located in the Simcoe...

 

The 8:01 handbasket for the nether regions leaves soon

The 8:01 handbasket to Hell is about to leave, and the whole country is going to be on it. Whichever party wins on Election Day, that’s what many...

 

Why be a fire volunteer?

To the Editor: Why am I a fire fighter? I am a fire fighter to serve and to be a part of my community and to help those who cannot help themselves. I will run into a burning building to save lives. I...

 

The Word is clear

To the Editor: People are so inconsistent in what they believe and how they think. It is evident that they don’t believe in God or they would not go against His word, will, and way. God created...

 

The Sentinel suppressed a letter

To the Editor: I came in with a letter concerning a hit-and-run that happened on Grant and W. Collins. It involved a woman in a truck that hit a 12-year-old boy on his bicycle. You said you would...

 

Dad was right

To the Editor: My dear old Daddy was a very wise man. In regard to elections he had a very common sense method for whom to cast a vote. Just look at your own household and ask yourself if you are...

 

Income disparity favors one party

To the Editor: The American Sociological Association (ASA) is a non-profit dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. A recent study by the...

 

Great Depression, Light Brigade

Oct. 24: 1836—The friction match is patented by Alonzo Phillips. 1929—The Great Depression is just around the corner after the stock market crash, nicknamed Black Thursday. Born: Sonny’s wife...

 

Broadband may come to Glenwood

Glenwood Grange 94 would like to thank everyone who supported their successful quilt raffle. The beautiful quilt created and donated by Rhonda Spies was won by Helen Eaton. The proceeds will help with...

 

Oct. 25 deadline for community water system, residents urged to sign up

I had a note from Paul and Marie-Jeanne Gerouville, who were here for a year. Paul was a high school teacher. They have purchased a home in Portugal now and they tell me they are eating grapes, figs...

 

Trail half-marathon looking for volunteers

Lyle Fire Chief Scott Brewer has announced that the burn ban was lifted at midnight on Oct. 15, in Washington State. If you are out hunting you might want to check with other districts as some are ext...

 

Prom for Greatest Generation Saturday, Mopar Limo offers free transportation

The Rural 7 burn ban is off now, as of midnight Oct. 19 and the rains have kicked in, so we should feel a little safer from wildfires. Now it is time to get ready for the dreaded winter, like taking...

 

Wildlife managers cite new laws when they say ‘don’t feed bears’

As black bears make their usual fall showing in neighborhoods around the state, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is reminding residents that feeding those animals is not only a...

 

Bickleton student racers

Last Saturday the Bickleton High School Pre-Engineering team made their way to The Dalles, to compete in the First Annual Gorge Gravity Games against...

 

3 Dog Night

Last Sunday, Oct. 21, 40 youth from five different church youth groups gathered at the Praise Barn for an event called “3 dog night.” They...

 

Poultry owners invited to info workshop

Washington State University-Klickitat County Extension invites those interested in learning how to care for small and backyard poultry flocks to come to a free educational workshop in White Salmon on...

 

WSU Extension to sponsor workshops for ag businesses

Washington State University Extension will host two free workshops for agricultural producers on Nov. 10 at Columbia High School, 1455 NW Bruin Country Rd., White Salmon, WA. These programs are for...

 

We love our community

Klickitat Girl Scouts Troop 4218 has organized many successful civic projects for 2011-2012. Their newest project was running a School Supplies Drive...

 

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