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Molly

This is Molly, she’s six weeks old. She is a Shepherd, lab, hound, and Rottweiler mix. She is going to be medium sized dog. She is working on...

 

Giddy Up

A happy child sits on the horse giving carriage rides Saturday. The event was part of the Christmas goings-on that day for the Holiday Open House, a...

 

Top state honor goes to local resident

With a mile-long list of volunteering positions already under her belt buckle, Goldendale resident Jane Lee was presented with the Washington State...

 

School bullying gets new attention

Bullying, a verb with an ever-changing meaning from generation to generation, happens in schools across the country every day. Last week it was brough...

 

What to get?

An excited White Salmon boy thinks hard of what he wants Santa to bring him for Christmas. Operation Sleigh Bells is traveling around the county this...

 

Night fire sweeps through home in Goldendale

A house fire broke out at 417 W. Nesbitt in Goldendale early Monday morning. Sue Gaffney woke up around 2:30 a.m. to her smoke detector beeping....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    December 14, 2011

House bill takes next step to becoming law

The nervous watch on the state legislature continues for Klickitat Valley Health (KVH) and 37 other hospitals, all awaiting word on House Bill...

 

Kids’ Camp after school program seeks new volunteers

Starting after the New Year, Kid’s Camp is again looking for volunteers to help and for parents to start signing up their children. Kid’s Camp is...

 

Joint advertising program announced

The Goldendale Sentinel and Haystack Broadcasting have agreed to begin offering advertising to businesses for significant discounts when advertising is obtained for both media together. The new joint...

 

Bring out your food

Emergency workers drove up and down city streets Sunday collecting for this year’s food drive. Food collected is donated to the Goldendale food...

 

GMS LEGO Robotics team clicks for win

In a surprising upset, the Goldendale Middle School Lego Robotics team won the regional Lego Robotics competition, held in The Dalles on Saturday,...

 

Goldendale Library offers more new titles and winter activities

Winter is a great time to catch up on your reading. The Goldendale Library has a Lucky Day collection of best sellers ready for walk-in customers to bypass those sometimes long waiting lists. The Ft....

 

Gorge Winds Christmas concert Sunday in TD

The Gorge Winds concert band’s most popular concert of the year, takes place Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Civic Auditorium in The Dalles. The free event begins at 2 p.m. The band numbers around 45...

 

Looking Back

20 Years Ago- December 19, 1991 • Rabanco Regional Landfill Co. has determined that one of the nation’s first curbside rural recycling programs is not cost effective and has opted to collect...

 

Faye M. Blair

Faye M. Blair died Dec. 12, 2011, in Goldendale. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of The Sentinel.... Full story

 

Talking about the big grey bully in the living room

A Goldendale High School student last week posted a YouTube video that went micro-viral, generating more than 4,000 views, a modest protest on high sc...

 

Lessons from the Great Depression

To the Editor: Does history repeat itself? If so, there’s likely trouble ahead. Responding to the Great Depression, Herbert Hoover’s administration adopted an austerity program, and the...

 

PUD won’t fix its sewer line

To the Editor: A property owner in Lyle has an issue with a sewer line blocking up. The culprit is about three feet beyond his property line, under what would be the sidewalk (county property); the...

 

Let’s not see the same faces

To the Editor: Now that elections are over, we have elected a lot of new people in positions for the town and in the county and state. The voters have said in the way that they have voted that they...

 

Keep Christmas spending local

To the Editor: This Christmas season, you can give a gift to your community as well as your friends and family. Shop our local merchants! Every dollar spent here helps create jobs, encourages...

 

Energy project comment misses key issues

To the Editor: I am writing in response to the letter regarding energy issues written by Don Brunell for the Washington Association of businesses. First off, it is hard not to question what is...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    December 14, 2011

First Sunday paper, Gone With the Wind

Dec. 14: 1287—In the Netherlands, Zuider Zee seawall collapses as the Little Dutch Boy is out of the country on a book tour. 1915—Jack Johnson becomes the first black world heavyweight boxing...

 

Glenwood School presents concert, Santa, and treats Wednesday evening

The list of students earning Honor Roll status for the first term of the 2011/2012 school year has been released. Those hard-working students are: Sixth graders – Madi Couch, Kyle Dean, Brittany...

 

Help deck the halls of the Lyle activity Center this Friday

The Lady Sundowners gathered for their monthly luncheon at the Windseekers Restaurant in The Dalles. It was a great turnout and the table was buzzing from one end to the other as they shared family ne...

 

Goldendale High School students celebrate veterans, wows crowds with Shakespeare play

It has been a great fall season at Goldendale High School, and listed below you will find information on recent school activities and upcoming events for December. November was designated as...

 

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