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Coleman honored in special JBLM ceremony

A military serviceman from Centerville killed in action was posthumously honored in a ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) on Dec. 10. The spec...

 

Homeless in city a growing problem

Many Goldendale residents have no place to call home. "We have some people who are out on the street and have nowhere to go," said DeeDee Connor with...

 
 By Jim Fisher    News    December 18, 2013

Johnston leaves, council warned of 'second civil war'

The Goldendale City Council met Monday evening to finish up some end of the year business and bid farewell to longtime councilman Steve Johnston, who...

 

Windows on Display

The 2013 awards for best holiday business windows and residential decorations are in, and The Sentinel took first place for the business category....

 

WGAP to end food delivery to food banks

At a board of directors meeting Dec. 5 and in response to declining funding, Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) elected to end its long-time service of delivering food to the three food banks in...

 

Marie Thompson

Marie Thompson, age 78, longtime Sunnyside restaurant owner passed away on Dec. 10, 2013 in The Dalles, Ore. Marie was born Oct. 23, 1935 in Evening S... Full story

 

Eleanor Nash

Eleanor A. Alcock Nash died Nov. 14, 2013. She was born March 26, 1923 in Penticton, Canada, to Earl Moody and Mary Elizabeth (Turtle) Alcock.... Full story

 

Mitten Tree

Goldendale Soroptimists' Mitten Tree is set up to receive donations of hats, gloves, mittens and scarves, through Dec. 31. Each year, the items...

 

Wanless receives Community Champion award from WGAP

Each year, Washington Gorge Action Program accepts nominations from the community to recognize individuals providing extreme acts of service. In the p...

 

Garrigus completes Air Force basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Justin B. Garrigus graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

 

Looking Back

50 Years Ago – December 19, 1963 • The “newest in building” is the theme for an open house scheduled by Harold Blake, the builder of the house, and H. G. Rowley, the city’s only real estate...

 

Unemployed veterans need better educational chances

America is home to 21.2 million veterans—men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle here at home: findi...

 

New EMS District has more hoops to jump through

To the Editor: As most of you know, Klickitat County established an Emergency Medical Service District (EMS) early this year. Formation was dependent upon the passage of a regular tax levy in the amou...

 

The coal dust that wasn't there

To the Editor: Kudos to Daniel Roth for his letter regarding coal dust. I’m pushing 77 and grew up on a small ranch on the reservation, using an old wood/coal cooking range for both heat and cooking...

 

Christmas light displays, some Glenwood folks say it might be visible from outer space

The community food drive is still underway until Dec. 19. If you wish to contribute, please drop off your non-perishable food donations to the school office. Church representatives will pick up the...

 

Shop locally this holiday season

The news this week seems to be as sparse as the snow. So I would like to take this opportunity and put in a plug for buying local this holiday season. Some of you may have already exchanged gifts...

 

Chorus of voices

Goldendale's Barb Stout leads the choir in the annual Community Christmas Cantata, held Sunday at the United Methodist Church....

 

Grange hosts party and fundraiser

The Friends of the Gorge held their ‘Open House’ meeting on Dec. 11, at the Activity Center to hand out surveys on the hot topic of whether the majority of Lyle residents and ‘adjacent property...

 

East District Court

November 12 •Matthew Clayton Martin: Transport Fish/Wildlife 2 (9/21/13); $500 warrant. •David Damon McConville: DWLS 3 (8/21/13); Dimissed. •David Damon McConville: Malicious Mischief 3...

 

Wolves look for league wins after tough stretch against SCAC east

It probably didn't feel like it would be the best performance of the week, but Goldendale's 38-33 loss to Toppenish was looking pretty good by the...

 

Pirates sweep Spartan JV in thrillers at Bickleton

A great night of shooting was on display in Bickleton, Saturday night as the Pirates swept the Granger JV teams 75-71 for the boys and 40-38 in the...

 

Cougars even records with wins over Acorns and Huskies

It is a long drive from Oakville, a small town between Aberdeen and Centralia, and it was probably a longer ride back for the Acorns of Oakville High...

 

Injuries force Lady Wolves to adapt after whirlwind game at Toppenish

The week started with a respectable loss, if there is such a thing, for the Goldendale girls who went toe to toe with Toppenish for a half before...

 

Grapplers in action prep for league matches Thursday in Goldendale

Goldendale split with Warden and Wahluke at Mattawa, Thursday. Just six matches were decided on the mat against Warden who won 59-24. The Timberwolves’ only points came on forfeits as they lost...

 

Tie-up on 97

Dallas Smith This semi rolled over on the Maryhill grade on Highway 97 Tuesday afternoon in heavy fog. Traffic was tied up for about an hour. Driver...

 

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