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 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...

 

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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    February 22, 2017

Animal shelter building never inspected?

On Feb. 13 and 15, members of the Animal Care Special Task Force met to discuss improvements to the city animal shelter. The task force, comprised of city and county officials, Dogs of the Gorge volun...

 

Police chief: overall city crime is down

The Goldendale City Council met Monday in a meeting delayed from last week by inclement weather. They heard good news from Chief Reggie Bartkowski, who had some comparative crime statistics from 2015...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    January 11, 2017

Animal shelter problems challenge rescue efforts

At some point over the weekend, the city animal shelter's drain-pipe froze. Dogs of the Gorge (DOG) volunteers found out Sunday, when an attempt to...

 

City renews DOG contract

For The Sentinel The first meeting of the Goldendale City Council for 2017 started on an optimistic note. Councilors voted unanimously to sign an agreement for animal control with Dogs of the Gorge,...

 

Where'd that come from?

“Can’t Carry a Tune in a Bucket” Meaning: Someone who sings very badly, is tone-deaf or is musically challenged. It is the inability to metaphorically “carry” a tune in a bucket or the inabi...

 
 By Jess Macinko    News    December 21, 2016

City examines deal with animal shelter contractor Mabrey, facing criminal charges, apologizes to council

Another chance for DOGs Statements of support, praise, and cooperation were the overwhelming response to the latest wrinkle in the unfolding Dogs of...

 

Parasite control in dryland alpaca farming

There is something about watching alpacas graze and pronk in the beautiful lush green pastures of alpaca farms in Western Washington or Oregon that...

 

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