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Precautions in place for Condit Dam breach today

With public interest growing in viewing the breach of the Condit Dam scheduled for approximately noon today, PacifiCorp and local law enforcement...

 

The New School

The new Bickleton School held its open house Thursday evening. Left, a life-size statue of the Bickleton Pirate stands guard in the lobby of the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2011

Voters’ pamphlet draws fire over missing candidates

Some candidates in the current election and their supporters are expressing concern over missing information and pictures in the voters’ pamphlet...

 

Early results in from election poll

Last Thursday The Sentinel’s website posted a pre-election poll for online readers to vote on the candidates for mayor, city council positions, and hospital commissioners. Notification of the poll w...

 

Deadline pushed back for Black Tie and Blue Jeans

The Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) Memorial Foundation will host its annual benefit dinner with a special twist this year—combining the formal finesse of black tie with the friendly atmosphere of...

 

Nine children involved in rollover collision

At approximately 2 p.m. on Oct. 22, there was a one-car rollover collision at Tunnel and Bristol Roads, on the west side of the county. Klickitat County Deputy Jason Ritoch was minutes behind the coll...

 

John Day Dam undergoes maintenance

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began performing maintenance on the avian deterrent lines at John Day Dam on Oct. 18. The maintenance work may affect access to shoreline fishing areas. For more...

 

Fair board seeks ideas for 2012 theme

The Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo board held their appreciation dinner for all volunteers of the fair at the Goldendale Grange Oct. 11. More than...

 

Marie Cloud Strong

Marie Ann Cloud Strong "Em'Iwit,” died in Lyle, on Oct. 17, 2011, at the age of 61. She was born in Redmond, Ore., on Dec. 8, 1949 to Louis and Margaret (Beavert) Cloud. Marie was a member of the... Full story

 

Books make great gifts, middle school holds book fair

The Goldendale Middle School is having its annual book fair now through Tuesday, Nov. 1. The fair will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., except Thursday, Oct. 27, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday, Oct. 28, 8...

 

Celebrate Food Day in Goldendale

Healthy People Alliance of Klickitat County is partnering with Goldendale Community Library to host Food Day, a national celebration of local farms and farmers that produce local, fresh healthy food...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- October 31, 1991 • The peril of limited rural radio will end next month as Goldendale receives its first FM radio station. By mid-November listeners will hear soft rock tunes ranging...

 

Bickleton’s new school is beautiful and inspiring

You could feel the pride in Bickleton Thursday night, when the community unveiled its magnificent new school building. It’s amazing what windmill...

 

Banks are waging all-out war

To the Editor: We have all read where the banks are waging all-out war against us by raising their fees to exorbitant levels, such as Bank of America starting a $5 per month charge for debit cards....

 

Hospital candidate would serve well

To the Editor: I recently visited my cousin and his wife in Goldendale. He is one of my life heroes, and I am sure many of your readers know him well! Mark Sigfrinius’ interest in serving as one of...

 

The ‘average’ millionaire’s lifestyle sets good example

I remember the time I met my first multimillionaire. I was working in a financial planning office, and our biggest client was coming in to the office. We had several clients who had a million dollars...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    October 26, 2011

Prohibition starts, Luther’s 95 Theses, Pony Express folds

Oct. 26: 1861—As a result of refusal by the public to pay a one-cent per saddle increase, the Pony Express folds. 1881—The O.K. Corral becomes famous and the focus of Hollywood westerns after...

 

Mountain Inn sponsors big buck contest, winners to receive new rifle

There are some great candidates running for four Glenwood School Board positions. Take the opportunity to listen to and ask the candidates questions on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. in the school...

 

Hear classical guitar played at WS Library

Experience the full rich sound of the eight-string classical guitar with Andreas Ehrlich in concert at the White Salmon Valley Community Library’s...

 

Raising grandchildren or other young relatives? Here’s help.

Are you a grandparent or other adult relative raising children? Receive the support you need through the Kinship Navigator Program provided by Children’s Home Society. This program assists...

 

Birthday bash planned for Sauls’ 80th birthday

Friends and family of Clauda (Thomas) D’Angelo join her in grieving the loss of her husband Larry. Clauda has lived in the area since early childhood and is very active in the Cure for Cancer. She,...

 

Trunk or treating coming downtown Saturday

Don’t forget, “Trunk or Treat” will be happening on Main Street this Saturday, Oct. 29, with music and kids games starting at 4 p.m., and then candy will be given away from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Busi...

 

Fire prevention seminar focuses on being 'firewise'

Preparedness is what saved some of the homes during the Monastery Complex Fire last month. According to Rural 7 Fire Chief Tony Browning, some of the...

 

Rare opportunity

Marc Foster, of Goldendale and his son Jason, of Colville had the once in a lifetime opportunity to hunt moose in Washington. The two had applied for...

 

Observatory Hill trails marked for use

More than 100 volunteers showed up for the Observatory Hill Trails Project work day last Saturday as part of the Day of Service. The trails are now...

 

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