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School district has plan to deal with state budget cuts

Two hundred thousand dollars is what Superintendent Mark Heid expects will be cut from Goldendale School District’s (GSD) budget next year....

 

Toby

This is Toby, he is about 3 years old. He is great with other dogs. He has not been around kids but Lisa Mabrey from Dogs of the Gorge believes he... Full story

 

Christmas 'Shopping'

A pair of delighted youngsters talk gift possibilities with Santa during Operation Sleigh Bells, conducted by the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office...

 

Artwork goes to support new medical mission trip

To support a new upcoming medical mission, artist Gerry Clemmer is offering one of her best works. “I thought it would be nice to help Dr. Ogden...

 

Council recognizes employees

A combined 195 years of service to the city was attributed to a handful of employees at the City Council meeting Monday night by Mayor Arletta Parton....

 

Insitu to expand presence in county

Insitu Inc. announced last Wednesday that it will expand its footprint in Bingen, with the addition of two new buildings, while also centralizing all production work. Construction of a 70,000-square-f...

 

Commissioners’ statement on Insitu

The Klickitat County Board of Commissioners responded quickly to Insitu’s announcement that it will remain in the county. In a press statement last week, the commissioners stated: “Insitu’s...

 

Making a joyful sound

Barb Stout leads the Christmas Cantata choral ensemble in a performance Saturday at Maryhill Winery. The popular annual Christmas concert also drew a...

 

Driver injured when semi leaves roadway

A semi-truck and trailer were totaled after running off Highway 14, two miles west of Roosevelt, last week. The single vehicle accident occurred around 11:18 a.m. According to the Washington State...

 

Police search for General Store burglar

Goldendale Police are looking for help from the public in the identification of a man who burglarized the General Store around 10:41 p.m. on Dec. 15. Officers who were patrolling down town arrived...

 

City honors employees for milestone years of service

The City of Goldendale recently held its annual employee appreciation luncheon at which years of service certificates were presented to several city...

 

This week's most wanted

The Goldendale Police are looking for Casey Simpson. Simpson, 21, is wanted for driving while license is suspended and possession of marijuana....

 

Bellamy-Barnes wedding

Larry and Jodi Bellamy of Goldendale are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kylee, to James Barnes of Silverton, Ore. The ceremony...

 

Faye M. Blair

Faye M. Blair passed away on Dec. 12, 2011, due to medical complications. She was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho on June 16, 1938.  The family moved to... Full story

 

Jon Rushing

Former Goldendale resident Jon Ashley Rushing passed away at his home in Dallesport, on Dec. 19, 2011. He was 73 years old. A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of The Sentinel.... Full story

 

KVH lab extends hours of operation

Beginning Dec. 19, Klickitat Valley Health’s Laboratory will be offering expanded hours. The lab will now be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon....

 

Carr among 2,000 professional midwives certified in North America

The North American Registry of Midwives (NARM) announced a significant milestone with the certification of its 2,000th professional midwife. Lorri Ellen Carr, owner of Highland Midwife Birth Services...

 

Humphreys graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Logan J. Humphreys graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training...

 

Let us live in poetry amid the prose of this world

Mario Cuomo, a career politician, once said of politics and elected officials, “We campaign in poetry, and we govern in prose.” Too often life...

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    December 21, 2011

Washington crossing Delaware, Howdy Doody, Silent Night

Dec. 21: 1879—Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House premieres in Copenhagen. 1913—The New York World publishes the first crossword puzzle, then entitled a “word cross.” Stock in eraser companies...

 

Lyle residents welcome Santa and decorate Community Center

Just after the arrival of the Sheriff‘s decorated police car, bringing Santa to the Lyle children, the air was sliced with sirens from two also...

 

Support Park and Rec district by plunging into the New Year

The Goldendale Chamber now has a link to The Sentinel’s ‘What’s Happening’ Calendar on their website. You can obtain registration forms for the Fourth Annual Home and Garden Show on the...

 

Body identified as Murdock man

The body of a man discovered last week by PUD employees has been identified. Thomas Ray Bowen of Murdock disappeared June 25 this year under what the Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office calls...

 

Fill 'er up

The Goldendale IGA and Bob Stone Autocenter in The Dalles have teamed for a promotion campaign to benefit the Goldendale food bank now through Dec....

 

Fifth annual Polar Plunge raises funds for Park District

The Central Klickitat County Park and Recreation District says a fun and refreshing way to start the new year is to join its Fifth Annual Polar Plunge, at 10 a.m. on New Year’s Day at Maryhill...

 

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