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LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Standing by her I appreciate your concern in clarifying some misperceptions that have affected LeAndra Kessinger’s life and reputation in last week’s issue of The Sentinel. As your article...

 

City to bear no cost for county project

Rodger Nichols For The Sentinel “There’ll be no extra cost to the citizens of Klickitat County, the way the stars have aligned for this project.” That was Klickitat County Commissioner Jim...

 

City Schools on brief modified lockdown

All three Goldendale public schools and Head Start were placed on a modified lockdown referred to as Secure and Teach (STM) Thursday morning because of a comment made by a parent posted to social...

 

Crowd hinders firefighters at Old Mill

The Old Mill fire on Railroad Avenue Sunday drew a crowd that inhibited firefighters from doing their job. The Goldendale Fire Department reports that on Nov. 24 at about 3:15 p.m., Goldendale Fire...

 

Theriault quits city council

Mayor Mike Canon made a surprise announcement at the beginning of Monday night's Goldendale City Council meeting, reading from a letter he received...

 

City gets calls about WAGAP

Last Monday night’s meeting of the Goldendale City Council was more informational than action-packed. The only action item was a resolution approving a request for permission to drill a...

 

Songer Honored

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer, pictured with wife Fran in center, received Washington State Constitutional Sheriff of the Year Award on Oct....

 

Porch pirates raiding homes

Porch pirates are operating in Goldendale. Police Chief Reggie Bartkowski reports that police received a report of a theft in progress on Sept. 19....

 

City forms Urban Wildlife committee

Members of the Goldendale City Council followed last meeting’s Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) presentation on urban wildlife by confirming Mayor Mike Canon’s appointment of...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    July 31, 2019

Songer helps kick off Culp campaign

Not long ago, as Initiative 1639 was rolling out—some seeing it as poised on the horizon like a hawk after a scurrying mouse—a police chief in...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    July 3, 2019

Police chief reminds about fireworks law

It was a busy night for the Goldendale City Council. One of the main features was a report by the Airport Committee, which met for nearly two hours...

 

City police emphasize crosswalk safety

The Goldendale Police Department (GPD) has been receiving complaints about the motoring public not stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks. The GPD is...

 

New fireworks law in effect this year

The Goldendale Police Department is reminding all citizens of the City of Goldendale about laws pertaining to the use of fireworks during the Fourth...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    June 19, 2019

City council focuses on airport

One of the main topics of discussion at the Goldendale City Council meeting Monday night was the city's airport, which recently received a $550,000...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    June 5, 2019

City changes fireworks times

One of the key things to come out of Monday night’s Goldendale City Council meeting was a reminder that an ordinance passed a year ago by the city takes effect before the next City Council meeting....

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    April 17, 2019

Council hears of rise in crime calls

The Goldendale City Council met Monday night in an abbreviated session with an abbreviated group, following the resignation of Councilor Carmen Knopes. In the absence of Mayor Mike Canon, Councilor...

 

Police, hoping for best, train for worst

Goldendale Police Chief Reggie Bartkowski focused on active-shooter scenarios in a six-hour training-session drill on Saturday, March 23. Such drills...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    March 20, 2019

Council hears about burglaries

A bare quorum of four Goldendale City Council members were present for a brisk 20-minute meeting Monday night. Councilors Andy Halm, Shannon Middleton, and Carmen Knopes were excused due to travel and...

 
 By Madeline Coats    News    March 13, 2019

Civil rights suits target parts of I-1639

Two civil rights lawsuits in Washington state have challenged the constitutionality of certain bans enacted through the gun control measure, Initiative 1639. Each lawsuit is built on the premise that...

 

22 of state's 39 counties won't enforce I-1639

The number of Washington law enforcement and government leaders balking at upholding gun control measures approved by voters in November is growing....

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    February 6, 2019

More law agents come out against I-1639

Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer was one of the first in Washington State to say he will not enforce the state’s new Initiative 1639 (I-1639)...

 
 By Rodger Nichols    News    January 9, 2019

Police: crime in city down from last year

The Goldendale City Council met Monday night and approved several new contracts for services. Those include a $10,000 contract with the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce to promote economic development,...

 

Fire on Burgen Street contained

A fire broke out on a city block of Goldendale early this morning. At about 4:40 a.m. (Dec. 19), the Goldendale Fire Department was paged for a report of smoke coming from the roof of a vacant home...

 

Energy site gets grant

The proposed pump storage electrical generation project in Klickitat County took a huge step forward Monday. City Council member Miland Waling reported at Monday night’s council meeting that a year...

 
 By Roger Nichols    News    November 7, 2018

City to hold hearing on 2019 budget

The Goldendale City Council had another double session Monday night. It started with a special city council meeting at 6 p.m. continuing a workshop aimed at updating the city’s Park and Recreation C...

 

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