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 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...

 
 By Troy Carpenter    News    January 16, 2019 

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... Full story

 

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...

 
 By Laurie Wilhite    News    May 9, 2018

County students to benefit from get-outdoors grant

A No Child Left Inside (NCLI) grant was recently awarded by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission to the Columbia Gorge Ecology...

 

Vivian Jane Weddle

December 23, 1927 - April 7, 2018 Goldendale, Washington On a lovely spring evening with birds outside her window and flowers blooming our beloved... Full story

 

Vivian Jane Weddle

December 23, 1927 - April 7, 2018 Goldendale, Washington On a lovely spring evening with birds outside her window and flowers blooming our beloved... Full story

 

Library temporarily relocated

The library has now moved to 1103 S. Columbus, behind the City Hall building for a few months. They are open now, Monday through Friday, during this remodel period. Go in to see them and say hi. They...

 
 By Jim White    News    April 11, 2018

What's in the Sky

Welcome to April! Our first full month of spring brings longer days and warmer nights, and usually a bit more clear weather than the winter months. Ve...

 

Planetary get-together

Troy Carpenter at the Goldendale Observatory shot this dramatic image of the moon and Venus and Mars setting together in the western sky at 8:29 p.m....

 

Bonus night at Observatory

Weather ruined plans for the Goldendale Observatory to hold a special weekend just before it undergoes new construction, but Observatory aficionados will be glad to know that a make-up weekend is...

 

DUSK AT 10 A.M.

The big eclipse did not fail to astonish most people who took to viewing stations to gaze at the diminishing sun through protective glasses. The...

 

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