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New parks manager says come have fun

So what's your disc golf handicap? Never heard of the sport? Just ask Jill Sprance, the new area manager of seven state parks in Klickitat County,...

 
 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    May 22, 2019

City council meeting is all good news

It was a night of good news for the Goldendale City Council. Monday's session began with the swearing-in ceremony for new council member Jane...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 22, 2019

State Parks hosts Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School

Students from Klickitat and Glenwood schools attended Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School at Brooks Memorial State Park last week on May 15-17....

 
 By Brendan Relaford    News    May 22, 2019

Observatory update provided

On Thursday, May 16, at his temporary office near Stonehenge, Goldendale Observatory Administrator Troy Carpenter gave a progress report on the ongoing upgrade of the Goldendale Observatory, the...

 

Port of Seattle gives ecotourism contract to Chamber

The Port of Seattle has awarded a $10,000 contract to the Goldendale Chamber of Commerce to support astronomy and science tourism awareness of Goldendale’s unique facilities. “Dark sky awareness...

 

Legal Notices 02/27/2019

APN: 03-11-1976-0109/00 NOTICE OF DEFAULT AND FORECLOSURE SALE WHEREAS, on 9/21/2005, a certain Mortgage Deed of Trust was executed by OSCAR K. CRONE AND JESSIE Z. CRONE, HUSBAND AND WIFE as trustor...

 

Total Eclipse

Some 50 people showed up at the Goldendale Observatory's temporary Stonehenge campus to see the total lunar eclipse Sunday night. Some people drove...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    News    January 16, 2019

Expedia calls Goldendale best place to escape to

The travel website Expedia, on its Viewfinder travel blog, has named Goldendale the best place in the state to escape. "The hustle of everyday life...

 

Total lunar eclipse coming

This region has been fortunate over the past few years in bearing witness to multiple beautiful lunar eclipses. However, the streak ends on Sunday,...

 
 By Jim White    News    January 2, 2019

What's in the Sky

Happy New Year 2019! We have a great sight to start the New Year, on New Year's Day morning. The waning crescent Moon will lie low in the southeast, w...

 

Library events ahead

The Goldendale Library is always active, and with the turn of the year, new and familiar activities will be taking place: Family Story Time is back every Wednesday at 11 a.m. starting Jan. 2. Hear sto...

 

Come to the KLASAC meeting

Taken in part, from a press release from Deb Stenberg, Communications Director / Executive Assistant to the Superintendent: “The Lyle School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to approve...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    News    October 3, 2018

Observatory demolition begins

The long-awaited demolition of the Goldendale Observatory began yesterday after months of uncertainty of whether or not the project to continue renova...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    October 3, 2018

Kids learn outdoor skills

September was full of environmental students at Pathfinder Adventures Outdoor School last month. Students were on the trail looking for wildlife, casting fly rods, pounding artistic impressions on...

 
 By Jim White    News    October 3, 2018

What's in the Sky For October 2018

October, our first full month of fall, with colorful leaves, a nip of frost in the air, and wonderful dark skies when the weather is clear. The bright planets Saturn and Mars are visible if fainter, a...

 

Keep an eye on the notices

I have learned that if you really want to be in the know, then listen to radio and read the newspaper. One area that people do not give enough attention to is the notices in the paper. I would agree...

 

History comes alive at Stonehenge

It was a packed, cramped room on the night of Sept. 8 at the Stonehenge Memorial in the Maryhill State Park, as people young and old alike gathered fo...

 

Letters from the Community

Update on the observatory The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is pleased to let you know that we anticipate starting work at Goldendale Observatory in September, once permits are in...

 
 By Jaryd Cline    Sports    August 8, 2018

Wolf Pack Tuesday wraps up after seven grueling weeks

Shortly before the school year ended, Goldendale High School athletic coaches met to discuss a way to keep the athletes engaged and active throughout...

 

Work crews will be on Observatory Hill

Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports that a work crew will be conducting chipping and chainsaw work along Observatory Drive and Goldendale’s trail system over the next couple of...

 

Celestial Spectacle

Goldendale Observatory program visitors at Stonehenge were greeted with a striking conjunction of planet Venus and the Moon setting behind wind...

 
 By Jim White    News    July 4, 2018

What's in the Sky

July is here, as we enter the last half of 2018 and the first full month of summer. This month is truly the month of bright planets. Bright Venus domi...

 

State Parks, Chamber unconcerned about dark sky

Being designated as a Dark Sky Place requires “active participation in ongoing efforts to garner robust community support for dark sky protection” and that “participants serve as a beacon in the...

 

Looking Back

May 7, 1896 This week The Sentinel celebrates its 18th anniversary, and still there are more to follow. Other local papers come and go, but it is hopeful The Sentinel will live on until the end of...

 

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