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Articles from the November 21, 2012 edition

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 By Kelly Shipp    News    November 21, 2012

KVH asks city for EMS levy support

John White, CEO of Klickitat Valley Health (KVH), asked the Goldendale City Council to consider approving a tax levy that would help the financial sustainability of ambulance service in Goldendale...

 

The Sentinel’s Thanksgiving schedule

The Goldendale Sentinel will be closed Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and Friday, Nov. 23. Remember to get ads and stories in the office today....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    November 21, 2012

Emergency dispatch center has unique responsibilities, staff

It’s a somber and uninviting place, the Klickitat County Jail at the Courthouse in Goldendale. Of course it’s not meant to feel like a cozy...

 
 By Kelly Shipp    News    November 21, 2012

Historical Society honors volunteers

The Klickitat County Historical Society (KCHS) and the Presby House Museum continued to celebrated their 50th year at their annual meeting on Nov. 17...

 

Christmas gift tags are back

Every year the community generously donates Christmas gifts to those less fortunate, so that they may have a happier holiday. If you wish to give a gift, you may choose a tag located at either...

 

Lyle winning ticket yet to be claimed

Someone in Lyle is a lot richer—if they ever claim their ticket. A winning Match 4 lottery ticket was sold in Lyle for the drawing on May 28. The ticket is worth $10,000. And no one has claimed it....

 

Hannah McCabe

Hannah Hazel McCabe passed away in Goldendale on November 15, 2012 at the age of 76. She was born on December 6, 1935 to Della (Dunham) and Harry Sofil. Mrs. McCabe was married on July 11, 1955 to...

 

John Tallman

“Big John” Tallman died November 12, 2012 surrounded by his family at his home in Goldendale. John was born March 8, 1939 in Goldendale to Ben and Hazel (Glover) Tallman, the second of six childre...

 

Jerry and Barbara Sherman

Jerry Lee Sherman, and Barbara Ann (Bobbie) Sherman, both 77 years of age, passed away at their home in Goldendale on November 11, 2012, due to a...

 

Vernon Maw

Vernon Maw was born at home in Roswell, Idaho on June 8, 1927 to Harlan and Marie Maw. He grew up in the eastern Oregon areas of Vale and Nyssa. Vern...

 

Sharon Kuhnhausen

Sharon Dee (Marvel) Kuhnhausen, 51, passed away Thursday, November 15, 2012, at the Toppenish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Sharon was a life-time...

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – November 12, 1987 • Vern Markee Park is one step closer to being finished, as volunteer workers began laying inscribed bricks on the parks sidewalk Monday. Bob Rising has inscribed...

 

33rd Annual Community Christmas Cantata set for December 15-16

The Christmas Cantata started in 1980, with Barbara Stout being one of the originators. This year marks the 33rd year that the community around Goldendale hosts its annual choir sing along. A Cantata...

 

E unum pluribus: 50 new nations where one used to be

In a stunning and bizarre development, all 50 states in the United States of America have seceded from the union. Aliens landed in Washington, D.C.,...

 

Oil is a squeaky wheel

To the Editor: A whole guest commentary column telling us about gas taxes and not a word about how the tax money is used? The writer thinks, or pretends to think, that the gas tax is “government...

 

Let’s stock up Santa’s Clauset

To the Editor: It is with great pleasure that I report that Santa’s Clauset is in full swing this year. Formally known as Santa Cop Shop, we have grown beyond even our wildest dreams. There are...

 

What’s happened to Goldendale?

To the Editor: Hello Goldendale, my old friend. I write this letter to ask: what is it that you have become? When I was young, you were a friendly, open, warm, loving community that could give a...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    November 21, 2012

First Mt. St. Helens eruption, Kennedy killed, Tarzan

Nov. 21: 301,000 BC—First time a hominid multi-tasked; he both hunted and gathered. 1922—Rebecca Felton becomes the first female US Senator. 1973—Rosemary Woods “accidental” erasure of 18...

 

Valdez grandchildren perform well at National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas

Well, how about those Valdez grandchildren? They did their families proud at the Indian National Finals Rodeo held in Las Vegas two weeks ago. Courtney Frazier, of Touchet, competed in ladies barrel r...

 

Senior services looking for volunteer drivers

Goldendale Senior Services is looking for kitchen and driver volunteers on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Kitchen volunteers are needed to help with clean-up/set up and serving meals...

 

KC Sheriff to escort St. Nick to Lyle Dec. 3

At the last OLESS meeting on Monday night, it was determined that one of the rooms would be chosen to be taken off the rental role for remodeling. The room will get a new paint job and the drop ceilin...

 

Palmers, Berk boast arrival of new grandchildren

Ric and Darla Palmer have a new grandchild. This is their third one. Keely Marie arrived Nov. 15, 2012 to parents Jamie and Rob Cothren of Cathlamet. She weighed 6 pounds and 18-1/2 “ long. The...

 

Prom night for Greatest Generation

On Oct. 27, the Goldendale High School Leo Club hosted “the Greatest Generation Prom,” a night of free entertainment welcoming the senior citizens of the community to come and enjoy a few hours...

 

Goldendale students do battle in Vex sack attack tournament in Yakima

The following story was written by Ben Hansen, a student at Goldendale High School who participated in the event. Nine students from Goldendale High...

 

Painting business comes to Goldendale

Master Craft Coatings, owned and operated by Michael and Sherry Wright, is in the process of moving their operation from Portland, to Goldendale....

 

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