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 By Chris Corry    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Why I sued Jay Inslee

In May in conjunction with seven of our fellow Washingtonians, I filed lawsuit in federal court against Jay Inslee, in his capacity as governor, over the statewide Emergency Declaration he...

 
 By Tracy Rushing    Opinion    July 1, 2020 

Why Chris Corry is suing, and why it matters

Perhaps Chris Corry’s approach to pandemic management is best summed up by the first words you find in his 2018 voter pamphlet and current website: “The nine most terrifying words in the English...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Great work The 2019/2020 school year has come and gone. It was my honor to head up a group at the Goldendale Primary School called GPS NET. This group was made up of men and women who volunteered in...

 
 By Roger Harnack    Opinion    June 24, 2020

Take a step toward preventing tracking

Are government agencies and big tech tracking your every move via your smartphone? The answer is: maybe. Gov. Jay Inslee has repeatedly said the state is using smartphone data to track interactions an...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Even dictionaries change On June 18, the callers to “Hotline” on KLCK Radio discussed the meaning of the word “fascism.” After the program ended, I looked up the word in an old 1973...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 17, 2020

How to Make the Most of Your Telehealth Appointment

Dear Savvy Senior, I manage a large doctor’s clinic that treats hundreds of seniors each month. We are moving to more telehealth visits to help keep our patients safe at home during the coronavirus...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Young Good Samaritans I just want to share a positive note about an act of kindness. When a load of paneling slid out of the back of my daughter’s pickup and landed in an intersection in The...

 

We the privileged must listen and learn

Back in January I was asked to write the Goldendale Christian Fellowship’s article for June. We had no idea where our world would be in six months. My calendar said I would visit with my BFF from...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

A great program I am writing to share some of my feelings on the Goldendale Grange Care Package Project. I’ve been enjoying the food drop off twice a week for a couple of months. It is such a nice...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Are you serious? On the KLCK Hotline on May 26, a man had the nerve to say this disease is a trumped-up thing, when we have reached more than 100,000 deaths. I hope no one of his loved ones or...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    June 3, 2020

What to Know About Advance Care Planning in the Age of Coronavirus

Dear Savvy Senior, All this horrible coronavirus carnage got me thinking about my own end-of-life decisions if I were to get sick. Can you recommend some good resources that can help me create a...

 
 By Jim Miller    Opinion    May 27, 2020

A VA benefit too many seniors miss out on

Dear Savvy Senior, I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We recently had to move my 86-year-old father—who served in the army nearly...

 

Letters from the Community

Commendable work at Mountain View The IOOF Mountain View Cemetery in Goldendale was very welcoming and picturesque this Memorial Day. The current cemetery management team is commended for the upgrade...

 

Contact tracing and restaurant tabs on you

Voluntary must have a different meaning inside state government offices. Last Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee and other participants in his coronavirus press conference said participation in a statewide...

 

Letters from the Community

Bucking for God's job By gubernatorial edict, many Klickitat County businesses remain closed, and this makes no sense. To date, of the 485 Klickitat County residents tested for COVID-19, only 25...

 
 By Michael Black    Opinion    May 13, 2020

From a Pastor's Heart

I have the privilege of writing to the community of Goldendale from the Goldendale Christian Fellowship. We are pastors and leaders from many of the churches here in Goldendale. Today I write to you...

 

LETTERS FROM THE COMMUNITY

Help the bees I commend Delmer Eldred for his letter in which he raised the alarm regarding declining bee populations. If anyone is likewise concerned about the decline of bees (and other...

 
 By Lou Marzeles    Opinion    May 6, 2020

Integrity Literacy 4: the benign cultural medium

One person can change the world. We’ve heard that before, probably often. Sometimes the expression mutates from initial inspiration to tired...

 

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