How the 'Journey' cover came to be

Yakima artist Lila Adams, designer of The Sentinel's "Our Journey Through Klickitat County" cover, shares her personal thoughts about what it was like working on the publication that has become a major attraction to residents of the county as well as the travelers passing through it.


Contributed: Gordon Wilkins

Good Company: Gordon Wilkins AKA Bigfoot, Mr. Big as he appears in 'Our Journey through Klickitat County'

"I've been working as a designer for the last 12 years. A few years back, one of my employers sponsored a bus trip to Mt. St. Helens. In my opinion, it was the coolest trip ever. Bigfoot appeared on and off throughout the trip, and we learned about the history of the mountain from those who had lived there for many years and had lost their homes to the government through eminent domain after the mountain blew.

We heard first-hand stories of Bigfoot's visit to the area and we became pretty well acquainted with 'Mr. Big' (as his friends call him). I had designed the advertising for the trip and included it on my web page.

"When the editor of The Goldendale Sentinel, Lou Marzeles, was consid...

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