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 By Kelly Shipp    News    December 26, 2012

Commissioner change marks Thayer’s last meeting

On Dec. 18, the Klickitat County Board of County Commissioner’s (BOCC) Chambers at the Klickitat County Courthouse were full of family, friends,...

 

Doc says farewell as representative of county

The Sentinel received the following message Thursday from U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings. Hastings had represented Klickitat County is the U.S. House of...

 
 By Kelly Shipp    News    December 26, 2012

Forest thinning services available to residents

Local Goldendale resident Mark Jobe has recently founded Dominion Ranch Services LLC (DRS), a forest health management and timber thinning company...

 

KCSO rescues hunters off Soda Springs Road

The Klickitat County Search and Rescue (KCSR) has had some success with a couple of recent rescues. One case in particular is a contrast in preparedness with another, simultaneous case that had very...

 

Burglaries continue in Klickitat County

Authorities have reason to believe that recent burglaries in Klickitat County are related to the burglaries that occurred during the past two months. According to Chief Criminal Deputy, Pat Kaley,...

 

Commission hears testimony, schedules

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission heard public testimony on a set of recommendations to restructure salmon and sturgeon fisheries on the lower Columbia River during its meeting Dec. 14-15...

 

Will limiting charitable tax deductions really work?

With all the class warfare these days, “rich” has become a four-letter word. To hear some tell it, high-income earners are greedy misers who don’t pay their “fair share.” Well, not quite....

 
 By Tim ONeill    Humor    December 26, 2012

Show Boat, Louisiana Territory, Paul sues The Beatles

Dec. 26: 1955—Decca Records releases “See You Later Alligator” by Bill Haley and the Comets. 1956—Fidel Castro suffers his own Bay of Pigs after attempting a secret landing to overthrow...

 

Morals need action

To the Editor: I believe purchasing a military type semi-automatic weapon with a large shell clip is a moral decision. By purchasing a weapon that is only designed to kill people, you are saying you...

 

Great help from Assessor

To the Editor: For the past several months, I have been working on the damage assessment from the Monastery Complex Fire, involving approximately 75 properties. Due to the loss of numerous structures...

 

Karen Warren

Karen Renae Warren was born in Goldendale, Washington on February 10, 1975 to Molly Viola (Bellamy) and Daniel Calvin Davidson. She grew up in Goldendale, on a farm near Blockhouse. She loved horses a... Full story

 

Annanell Leggatt

Annanell “Anne” Isabell Leggat passed away peacefully in her Rixeyville, Va., home of nearly 22 years on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, at the age of 80. She is married to and survived by Edward... Full story

 

Looking Back

25 Years Ago – December 31, 1987 • A new IRS regulation requires every child older than age 4 to have a social security number. If an exemption is claimed for a dependent child on the parent’s...

 

Don’t miss out on free tacos at Lyle High School; Great eagle outing planned for New Years Day

Remember this Friday, Dec. 28, is the Lyle Student sponsored Free Taco Feed/Game night from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Lyle High School. The students are sponsoring this event in order to get acquainted...

 

Food bank benefits from GMS students’ efforts

Eighth grade students at Goldendale Middle School were the overall winners of the school’s annual penny drive competition. The total raised during...

 

Sentinel calendar features striking images from area photographers

The Goldendale Sentinel’s 2013 community calendar is the first of its kind, a full-color, 11 x 17 wall calendar with images drawn from area...

 

Maryhill wins design award, announces new exhibition season

Maryhill Museum of Art and Schommer and Sons Inc. today announced that the museum’s Mary and Bruce Stevenson Wing was honored as Engineering News Record (ENR) Northwest's 2012 Best Project. The...

 

Goldendale GED testing services to end in 2013

GED testing services in Goldendale will end in April 2013, announced Susan Kerr, WSU-Klickitat County Extension Director. “GED testing is switching from paper-based to a computer-based format, and t...

 

THREE CENTURIES (AND MORE) OF COMBINED EXPERIENCE

The staff of the Goldendale U.S. Post Office Friday observed a milestone marking 337 years of combined total experience in the post office. All of...

 

Call pins two for Timberwolves, Bell wins three for White Salmon in Goldendale meet

Columbia High School’s Nathan Bell was the wrestler of the match with a 3-0 record in a three-way match with Toppenish, Columbia-White Salmon and...

 

Cougars suffer first loss at Battle Ground

Big, fast and athletic is how coach Scott Myers described the Columbia Adventist team that handed the Lyle-Wishram Cougars their first loss of the...

 

Break out for Brown with 27 at Tribal

Taylor Brown scored 27 points and had 16 rebounds in what coach Jerry Roberts calls a “break out” game for the Bickleton senior. Brown led all scorers in a 67-41 win over Yakama Tribal. Justin...

 

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