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Election shows few surprises in county

Election Day 2012 showed a straight Republican vote in Klickitat County. Here are the winners from the results posted by the Klickitat County Auditor’s office as of 8 p.m. last night, representing...

 

Lemon Power

Students from across Klickitat County were on the annual Puget Sound Energy plant tour in Goldendale last week. Here Goldendale primary school...

 

Trick or Treat

Learning Ladder kids in a colorful variety of costumes line up on Main Street on Halloween last week....

 

Veterans events include dinner and concert

The commander of the Goldendale area American Legion says the upcoming Gorge Winds Veterans Day concert tomorrow night will be memorable. “Last year’s concert was without a doubt the most...

 

American Legion poppies return to support veterans

American Legion volunteers are back at various businesses in Goldendale for their annual poppy promotion from now through Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11. The volunteers will be distributing the familiar...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 7, 2012

City considers help for Relay for Life event

In a preview of Relay for Life, which comes to Goldendale next September, Kathy Dollarhyde led the Goldendale city council and members of the public...

 

On the stump

Then-candidate Rob McKenna speaks at the Klickitat PUD in Goldendale last week on the final round of appearances across the state before the...

 

City seeks event volunteers

“The community can be more involved with tourism ideas,” says Goldendale Mayor Clint Baze. The mayor is asking for community members to volunteer to help with tourism promotion events to be held...

 

Goldendale students approve same-sex marriage, marijuana, Romney

If “voter” turnout in last week’s Student Mock Election was any indication, yesterday’s General Election should have an overwhelming number of Washingtonians voting. The Mock Election, which...

 

White Salmon River now totally navigable

More than two decades after the first investigations of the recreational potential of a restored White Salmon River, and a year after a blast of...

 

Law Enforcement Wrap-Up

In the City Eleven residents on the east side of Goldendale between East Court and East Main streets were victims of vandalism which occurred sometime from Friday night to Saturday morning, according...

 

Russell Miller

Russell E. Miller, age 51, died on Monday, October 29, 2012 at home in Goldendale, WA, to be reunited with his brothers, Buddy and Joey, in heaven. Ru... Full story

 

Steven Betten

Steven Donald Betten, age 67, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at home near Roosevelt, Washington. Steve was born to Guy and Betty (Johnson)... Full story

 

Military history in the Pacific Northwest, lecture on Veterans Day at Maryhill

Maryhill Museum will be closing for the season on Nov. 15 and will re-open March 15, 2013. But there is still time to see the current special exhibition - David Hockney: Six Fairy Tales; and there wil...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – October 29, 1987 • MONUMENTAL TASK – United Telephone volunteers from Hood River help make Goldendale’s Pioneer Monument readable. Kelly Smith, Treve Gray and La Vonne Miller...

 

Bickleton honor roll students named

Bickleton School released the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2012-13 school year. High school: (4.0 gpa) Kayli Padgett, Peter Clinton and Joshua Cummings. (3.75-3.99 gpa) Lindsay Brown,...

 

Every day is Veterans’ Day in all the ways veterans help

When people think of veterans, they often think of warriors, but Hurricane Sandy offers just the latest reminder of the significant humanitarian and often times life-saving work performed by our...

 

In response to school concert story

To the Editor: On the front page of last week’s Sentinel, coverage was given to a complaint made by an atheist person regarding sacred songs in the Goldendale School District’s Christmas concert....

 

Naive is as naive does

To the Editor: This is in reply to Eric Olsen’s letter characterizing me as “naive” for daring to connect the dots between President Obama’s abysmally bad energy policies and the price of gas...

 

Operation Christmas Child is back

To the Editor: What starts out as a simple gift—a decorated shoebox packed with items needed such as school supplies, grooming necessities, and colorful toys—is used by God to transform the hearts...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    November 7, 2012

Galloping Gertie, Sadie Hawkins Day

Nov. 7: 1940—A heavy wind storm causes the first Tacoma Narrows suspension bridge (nicknamed “Galloping Gertie”) to collapse. 1997—The first step in building the world’s largest...

 

“If these walls could talk” tells Lyle stories

Some of the oldest families of the area were entertained with a presentation of “If These Walls Could Talk” hosted by The Twin Bridges Museum with Barbara Mills as the hidden narrator. As one of...

 

Mitchell and Roberson marry, Mitchell’s son gives away the bride

Steve Betten passed away unexpectedly. He and his wife Dora live on Dot Road. His services will be Nov. 9 at the Bible Baptist Church, which is the old bowling alley building, in Goldendale at 11 a.m....

 

Veteran’s day program Friday

Billy and Alta Valdez are the proud grandparents of three contestants at the Indian National Finals Rodeo being held in Las Vegas this week. Siblings Cheyenne and Jordan Dove, from Centerville, and...

 

Legion offers vets free prime rib meal

It’s been a few years since we had a candidate running for Governor visiting in Goldendale, which was Dino Rossi. Rob McKenna who is currently our Attorney General but running for Governor stopped...

 

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