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 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

Librarian takes on outreach position

To hear Naomi Fisher talk about her new role with the Fort Vancouver Regional Library (FVRL), of which Goldendale is a part, you might think she was...


Little Paris: a salon run on shear inspiration

Though the business has changed hands a few times since its transformation from barber shop to salon back in 1967, Little Paris seems to have kept a... Full story


Attention meth users!

There are reports that large quantities of meth being sold in the Pacific Northwest have been contaminated with the deadly Hepatitis-C virus. Local law enforcement agencies are offering free... Full story


Annual run gains an attraction

You may have heard that the annual Trunk or Treat event will be a little bit different this year; Sole to Soul’s annual Harvest Run is undergoing some changes as well. This year, the run will... Full story

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

The dinosaur replaces the shell on Columbus

So why is Goldendale’s Shell station on Columbus turning into a Sinclair station? Terry Turner, Product and Development Coordinator for Hattenhauer...

 By Lou Marzeles    News    October 26, 2016

Ballot returns for county show slow return rate as voters take their time

Only 54 ballots in Klickitat County have been returned to date, out of 13,865 mailed out in the county, according to the Office of the Secretary of... Full story


Dental plans soon available through Washington Healthplanfinder

Starting Nov. 1, customers can shop new 2017 dental plans through Washington Healthplanfinder. Who can enroll Dental plans can cover just adults, adults and children, or children only. Anyone who is... Full story


Veterans Day parade set to go

This year seems to be the year for continuing new traditions; the Goldendale Veterans Day Parade is no exception. Members of Goldendale Masonic Lodge...


Koobdooga Event at the Library: Cedarstrip Boatbuilding

The public is invited to join Ray Klebba, master artisan and award-winning boat builder for his presentation “Cedarstrip Boatbuilding as Functional Art” on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 2:00 p.m. in the... Full story


He's committed

I am impressed by the commitment of Rex Johnston, our current Klickitat County Commissioner.  He has taken on the responsibility of this position with enthusiasm and dedication. The travel time he... Full story


The best for the county

As we move toward the November election, I urge Klickitat County residents to vote Pat Arnold for County Commission. Having lived in this county for over 20 years, I have yet to see a more qualified... Full story


Women: don't fall for it

Time for women to wake up and see the big picture! After Trump’s “locker room” sexual leak and his apology, I was asked how can you support such a blatant sexist? My reply was, I see the big... Full story


A Democrat for a Republican

If you are looking for the Democratic candidate running for Washington State Treasurer you won’t find one. Our state has a top-two primary which resulted in two Republicans for the November ballot.... Full story


Unfit to lead

There are many reasons to not vote for the Democrat’s candidate for president. First and foremost for me as a military vet, is Benghazi. I ask you, ‘What past, present, or future veteran would... Full story


What's in it for us?

Two weeks at the Husum County Commissioner debate the candidates were asked, “Do you support the Mt. Adams Parks and Rec District levy proposition?” Rex Johnston answered, “No, there’s... Full story

 By Ray Klebba    Opinion    October 26, 2016

Solve the digital divide

Klickitat County has a multimillion dollar project fiber optic trunk line paid for with federal economic recovery monies. This trunk line runs from Vancouver to Goldendale. It has exactly one... Full story


A reminder to Jaime

This letter is in response to the Oct. 12 Goldendale Sentinel’s front page article, “Jaime won’t back Trump” and the upcoming elections. Jaime Herrera Beutler is running for reelection as... Full story

 By Sean Guard    Opinion    October 26, 2016

The extra mile

This letter is being written with wholehearted support for State Sen. Curtis King (R-14th) in his reelection bid to the State Senate. I have had the pleasure and honor of knowing Sen. King since 2009... Full story


They work for us

As Mayor of the City of Bingen, I have had the opportunity to work with many of our candidates running for election. I support Rex Johnston for many reasons. He has worked diligently for Klickitat... Full story


Vote for real transparency

In an election season filled with nastiness and lies, I probably shouldn’t be surprised that Lyle Ferch is spreading false rumors about Pat Arnold’s campaign funding. But I thank Mr. Ferch for... Full story


The true conservative

I’m writing to strongly encourage Republicans and other conservatives to vote for Amanda Richards for Senate, District 14. I’ve had the honor of working with Amanda as a member of the Washington... Full story


Why I'm a conservative

I grew up in the rust belt, born of middle class parents, father a union truck driver, mother a college-educated teacher. My father is one of seven siblings in an Irish Catholic family. My mother is... Full story


It's common sense

Lyle Ferch’s letter to the editor two weeks ago was nonsense. It wasn’t even full of “half truths”—just no truth. Pat Arnold has worked hard to restore the White Salmon River but that is... Full story


A forgotten race

The State Auditor is the elected official charged with rooting out waste and fraud in government operations at all levels in Washington State. The office has about 350 employees and is tasked with... Full story


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