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 News    July 1, 2020 

Dogs of the Gorge tries new ways to raise funds

Lisa Mabrey has a passion for the care of homeless and abused animals. After working for Home At Last Humane Society in The Dalles, Oregon for several...

 
 By Diane Jessup    Features    June 24, 2020

Companion Animal: INDEPENDENCE DAY AND THE SOUND SENSITIVE PET

I think we can finally say summer is here. And with early summer comes the Fourth of July; often a time of crisis for town dwelling pet owners. Here are a few tips on how to keep those inevitable -...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    May 13, 2020

Companion Animal: The tether tither 1

Dogs are the most diverse species on the planet. Due to human intervention over what scientist now estimate could be as long as 30,000 years, dogs came to be in more sizes and shapes than any other...

 

What is Coronavirus

What is Coronavirus? Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the disease caused by the new coronavirus that emerged in China in December 2019. It can be spread...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    March 11, 2020

Animal Companion: Retail rescue risks

Elimination of the canine rabies virus variant from the United States required approximately five decades and hundreds of millions of dollars. Imported cases present an ongoing opportunity for...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    January 1, 2020

Animal Companion: Canine Aggression-Introduction continued

Traumatic events tend to leave one with either a stark, clear memory of the event or, more mercifully, no memory at all. In my case it was the...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    December 25, 2019

Animal Companion: Canine Aggression, Part 1

Traumatic events tend to leave one with either a stark, clear memory of the event or, more mercifully, no memory at all. In my case it was the...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    October 16, 2019

Companion Animal: Meet the Breeds - Part 5: The Labrador Retriever

For almost 30 years now, the American Kennel Club has annually registered more Labrador retrievers than any other breed. The Lab is, without...

 

First case of West Nile in county reported

The Washington State Department of Agriculture reported Friday that a quarter horse in Klickitat County tested positive for West Nile virus this week in what has been a light year for the disease. It...

 

Deer primary council topic

Urban deer and the predators that follow them into the city were the subject of a special report at Tuesday night's Goldendale City Council meeting....

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    August 21, 2019

Deluge forced sewer backups in city

Among the items on the agenda for the Goldendale City Council was a report on the Emergency Medical Services from Tony Gilmore of the EMS board. Gilmo...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    August 14, 2019

Companion Animal Fake service dogs

Dogs almost always bring out the very best in people; it's wonderful how faces light up when one enters a room. But lately a growing number of dog own...

 

What to do if you see a pet in a hot car

(SPM Wire) It happens every summer. Pets left in vehicles with no owner in sight. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take long for this circumstance to be dangerous or even deadly. Even on a temperate day,...

 
 By Diane Jessup    News    July 3, 2019

Animal Companion: Microchips

I spent 20 years working in a large animal shelter, a great deal of that time in “receiving,” where animals that have strayed and previously owned animals no longer wanted are turned in....

 
 By Madeline Coats    News    March 6, 2019

Law would support full recovery of gray wolves

A proposed bill would support the full recovery of gray wolves in Washington state, as well as protect the livestock industry and their coexistence with wolves. House Bill 2097 was co-sponsored by 11...

 

The wild adventures of Spot-no, Bilbo

Klickitat Valley Health has a new website, so check it out. If you are unsure about your immunity status against the measles, a simple blood test...

 

Letters from the Community

Get control of these animals There are two Lab dogs that are running around our streets, I have a 14-year-old Siamese and a couple of other cats that these dogs are chasing. My 14-year-old, Blue, is...

 

Public invited to report invasive species

To help combat the $1.3 billion threat invasive species pose to Washington’s economy every year, the Washington Invasive Species Council is inviting the public to the frontlines of its work by...

 

Jack Louis Seymour (1934-2018)

Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, US airman, park ranger, and all-around good man Jack Louis Seymour passed away peacefully at his home in Goldendale on Tuesday, March 6th. Jack was... Full story

 

Canon gives State of City report

Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon has issued his State of the City report for 2018. Highlights of his text follow: The State of the City Report is an annual year in review of activities (drawn from...

 
 By S. Kearns    Opinion    June 21, 2017

Please have some courtesy

Though I did not grow up here in Klickitat County, I did grow up in an area very similar to this, and hence part of the reason I ultimately decided to settle here. The majority of folks I have... Full story

 

Dangerous mosquitoes in peak season

With an unusually cool spring with anticipated heat soon to come, health officials in Washington State are warning this year could have a major mosquito season. Mosquitos started surfacing in force...

 

Dam safety state priority; few failures in over century

After the Oroville Dam crisis last month forced nearly 200,000 people to evacuate their California homes, Washingtonians may wonder if the dams that...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    March 8, 2017

School joins in active shooter exercise scenarios

Saturday, officers responding to Goldendale Middle School (GMS) faced a unique threat: Animal Control Officer Tom Fitzgibbons, wielding a plastic... Full story

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    March 8, 2017

'Spiders' coming to Ekone Park

Rodger Nichols For The Sentinel Goldendale City residents will see giant spiders on Ekone Field this summer. Not real spiders, thank goodness. That’s the name members of a Goldendale High School...

 

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