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Articles from the April 27, 2011 edition

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 By Heidi McCarty    News    April 27, 2011

Rollover Accident on the Maryhill Grade

The driver of a semi-trailer that rolled over yesterday on SR 97 along the Maryhill grade is rushed to a Lifeflight helicopter. The debris of the...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    April 27, 2011

State does last-minute reversal on Brooks

At a public event a few weeks ago, a representative of Washington State Parks told Klickitat County residents the plan to transfer Brooks Memorial...

 
 By Rebecca Gourley    News    April 27, 2011

Sentinel to launch new ‘Goldendeals’ program

Everybody loves coupons and deals, right? How about getting them for local businesses in Goldendale and surrounding communities? “Goldendeals” is...

 

Commissioner position at KVH opens

The Board of Commissioners of Klickitat County Public Hospital District #1 announced Friday that Commissioner Michael Macy will be stepping down from position #5 effective May 19. The board is now...

 
 By Alysa Haas    Features    April 27, 2011

Hospice awareness campaign comes out of personal experience

How do you measure the impact of a community hospice program? Perhaps it’s best indicated in the experiences of those who have used it—and commonly it’s hard to find people who are comfortable...

 

Junior and High School rodeos this weekend at county fairgrounds

Rodeo season in Klicktat County officially kicks off with the annual High School and Junior High School rodeo in Goldendale this weekend. The rodeo will be held at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds...

 

GMS students test math skills at The Dalles competition

What time would two bus loads of students have to leave Goldendale in order to arrive at the 5th annual Regional Mathematics Competition at The Dalles Middle School by 9:30 a.m.? That might have been...

 

KVH offers special rates on blood tests with Health Fair

Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) will hold its annual Family Health and Wellness Fair on May 19 at the Goldendale High School gymnasium from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Health Fair provides an opportunity...

 

Patricia “Nandee” Woods

Patricia Woods, “Nandee,” died April 18, 2011, at her home in Centerville at the age of 96. Pat was born in Moro, Ore. on Aug. 24, 1914 to parents Roy and Alice (Hansen) Powell. She was raised on... Full story

 

Calvin Wesley Edwards

Calvin Wesley Edwards died at his home in High Prairie on April 23, 2011, at the age of 67. He was born in Vallejo, Calif., on Jan. 21, 1944, to Ray... Full story

 

Nada Dorris McMurrin

Nada Dorris McMurrin (Clark), 88, passed away at her home in High Prairie on April 16, 2011. Nada was born in Goldendale on Dec. 16, 1922. She lived... Full story

 

Shirley Jean Wright

Shirley Jean (Maddicks) Wright was born May 10, 1944, and died April 22, 2011. Shirley was born to Samuel and Fern (Falconer) Maddicks. Shirley was... Full story

 

Genevieve Olive Swigert

Genevieve Olive White was born in Goldendale to Albert and Anna White, September 18, 1918. She graduated from Goldendale High School in 1936 with... Full story

 

Catherine Brokaw

Catherine Brokaw was born in Goldendale on June 13, 1943, the youngest of eight children, to Peter B. and Clara E. Brokaw. She died in Goldendale... Full story

 

Carol A. Bender

Carol A. Bender died on April 20, 2011, in Prosser. Carol was born to C.M. “Curly” Jerome and Phyllis (Blackwell) Jerome on Feb. 12, 1949 in... Full story

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    April 27, 2011

G3 rolls along, and a new business column starts

Special thanks this week go to Laura Rooke, who created and delivered a presentation at the last G3 (Greater Goldendale Growth) meeting Friday...

 
 By Jim Link    Opinion    April 27, 2011

Keep opinion page relevant

To the Editor: The Goldendale Sentinel, 1879-present, has 132 years of continuous publication and is the second oldest newspaper in the state of Washington. It’s still going strong, a record to be p...

 
 By Mike Demott    Opinion    April 27, 2011

You’re unique, like everybody

Your business is special—but not that different: there are more similarities among businesses than differences. Hopefully that first sentence gets your attention and peaks your curiosity enough to...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    April 27, 2011

‘I have a dream’ speech made May 3

April 27: 1521 – Filipinos led by Lapu-Lapu kill Ferdinand Magellan at Battle of Mactan. 1667 – John Milton, poor and blind, sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10. College literature stude...

 

Snowmobile club doing camp maintenance

Honor Roll students for the third quarter of this school year were revealed recently. Those hard-working students included sixth graders: Andrew Dechand and Colton Troh; seventh graders: Baylee... Full story

 

Tai Chi classes at Lyle Activity Center

The community is saddened by the deaths of two long time residents this past week, both of whom gave many, many hours of time and love to Lyle; Nada McMurrin and Cal Edwards. Condolences go to their... Full story

 

Cowboy church service at Bickleton Grange Hall

Zach and Summer (Lahnala) Scheidigger are now parents of a little girl, Paisley Joy, born April 12, 2011. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces. She is the great granddaughter of Onie Berk and... Full story

 

Twilight a good time for Timberwolves...13 set PRs

It was a rare spring day in Goldendale, with mild temperature and moderate wind out of the northeast, just right for 13 Timberwolves who were about...

 

Cougars and Vandals split first of three double-headers

Klickitat and Lyle-Wishram played the first of three scheduled double headers last week, settling nothing with a split. The first game went to Klickit...

 

Rash of walks helps Spartans beat Cougars

The Lyle-Wishram Cougars showed pop in their bats as they took on the Granger Spartans last week, but it wasn’t enough to upset the visitors who...

 

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