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 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    June 6, 2018

Farewell, Vicki, and thanks for all you gave to The Sentinel

This cancer thing is totally out of hand. Is there a person on the planet who doesn’t know someone who has died from or struggled with cancer?...

 

Letters from the Community

Well Done I would like to commend everyone who was involved in the recently completed Columbus Avenue repaving project. I usually walk that stretch of street several times a week. All of the workers...

 

EMS District looks ahead to meet needs and pull together

We want to thank all the responders who come to your need and supply Emergency Medical Services. This might be a deputy driving across the county at 3 a.m. or a volunteer firefighter who leaves a...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Vote for the real world Far from the national political scene of fake news and lies is a more real world. This world involves commitment, perseverance, challenge, sacrifice and, above all, truth....

 

The price tag on temptation is much too expensive

The other evening I was watching TV when I was overwhelmed with a desire for a Dairy Queen Turtle Blizzard. Well, I’m on a perpetual diet, and I got into an argument with myself. (I find myself doin...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

She gets my vote What do you want in a state legislator? “Someone like me,” you think. But for Legislative District 14, comprising Skamania, Klickitat and Yakima, that’s an impossible order...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    May 16, 2018

What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgages

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about reverse mortgages for retirees? My wife and I are contemplating getting one but want to make sure we know what we’re getting into. Running Short Dear...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

He's the one Chris Corry, candidate for 14th District State Representative (Seat 1), is a breath of fresh air in our political process. Based upon my extensive experience in community affairs in our...

 

A Celebration of Motherhood in scripture and in life

When I was a boy, research was accomplished by looking in an encyclopedia. So, to learn about Mother’s Day we would look it up. In our house, Encyclopedia Britannica was the option. Here is what I...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Back to normal I would like to extend a very belated thank you to the City, and especially Ken Bostick, for the assistance given last summer in cleaning up the property next door to me. It is so nice...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 2, 2018

Hold that obituary for the printed newspaper

The newspaper just won’t go away. Years after its demise was predicted in the wake of increased competition from the internet, studies from...

 

Simple Video Calling Devices for Tech-Challenged Seniors

Dear Savvy Senior, Are there any senior-friendly devices that you can recommend for video calling? I live about a day’s drive from my 83-year-old father and would like to see him more often but he...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

The rise of "hard-nosed flexibility" Everything is all scrambled up, and it’s extremely difficult to see what will become of the prevailing shape of world affairs. Donald Trump will soon be meeting...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    April 18, 2018

WGAP seeks funds against a backdrop of frustration

Since our stories earlier this year on the Washington Gorge Action Programs (WGAP) coup against the Goldendale Food Bank (GFB), a number of people...

 

Letters from the community

How Democracies Die The title of this letter is also the title of a new book that I believe every voter and indeed every citizen of this great country of ours should read. The authors, Steven...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    April 11, 2018

Take the steps to write an effective will for your future

Dear Savvy Senior, Though it may seem hard to believe, at age 65, I never have gotten around to making a will, but I’d like to now. My question is: Do I need to hire a lawyer to write my will, or...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Goldendale Origin of Life Survey “In God We Trust”—Do We? The willingness to give up one’s own gratification for the good of others has been the cornerstone of this wonderful country of ours....

 

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